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November 8, 2011  RSS feed
On Thursday, November 3rd 2011 a ranch hand walking a fence line on a large ranch located on FM 3 outside of Normangee Texas encountered an armed Hispanic male harvesting in a marijuana “patch”. After a few tense moments the Hispanic male left the patch and fled into the underbrush.  More...
BHS rating appeal granted

A cloud which has hung over the BISD High School campus for several months lifted last week with the announcement that the Texas Education Agency has amended the high school's rating to "Academically Acceptable".  More...

That was a pretty scary earthquake Saturday in Oklahoma and North Texas and I read that there have been 21 quakes in Texas in a three week period. Granted they have mostly been small ones and in sparsely populated areas, but the potential for a big one is there. More...
David A. Nash, 66, of Fairfield, died Tuesday, November 1, 2011 in Fairfield following a lengthy illness. Memorial graveside services were held 10:00 a.m. Sunday, November 6, 2011 at the Cathedral In The Pines Cemetery in Tyler, Texas. Mr. Nash was born August 20, 1945 in Edinburg, Texas.  More...
The Lone Star Community Center held its regular meeting on November 7, 2011. Following reports and reading of minutes President Richard Blanchard passed out ballots for the election of 2012 officers. New officers are as follows: President Marlon Cantrell; Vice President-Yvonne Woodard; Secretary-Sherry Matney; Treasurer-Sonny Lathrop. Board members at large: Wenonah Ward and Margie Moore. More...
I am a big believer in foods wrapped in tortillas. I haven’t found many things that aren’t good in one! This week’s recipe is no different – Pulled Pork Burritos. My good friend Donna White can be found online demonstrating this super simple recipe at http://healthyliving.tamu.edu. More...
The Lady Bison put up a good fight at a playoff game at Corsicana on Tuesday night, but their season ended when Dallas Life pulled off the win in four games. More...
Cottonseed prices nearly double as its demand for livestock feed soars
COLLEGE STATION – With cotton production down and the need for supplemental feeds high, cottonseed prices are nearly double that of an average year, according to Texas AgriLife Extension Service personnel.  More...