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January 31, 2012  RSS feed
The Leon County commissioners court meeting on January 25 included a decision that will be good news for the county's senior citizens who participate in the senior meals program and Meals on Wheels. Senior Nutrition program director Deanna Mills has been researching the economic advantages of having the senior meals prepared at the county jail again, versus serving frozen meals.  More...

The Buffalo 4H Club hosted their annual omelette supper and cake auction fundraiser in conjunction with Friday night’s home basketball games. About fifty student members participated and another dozen parents helped in the preparation of over 300 omelettes. Later in the evening Randy Shelton served as the auctioneer for nine specialty desserts.  More...

State Representative Marva Beck and top bidder Sandra Mullenax and Luke Cearley with CR Hickory’s Jewel. More...
Gordon (Uncle Junior) Abney, Jr. 87, of Fairfield, died Sunday, January 29, 2012 at his residence. Services and burial will be in Fultondale, Alabama under the direction of Walker Chapel Funeral Home and Memorial Park. A memorial service will be held at a later date at Cedar Grove RV Park in Fairfield. Local arrangements were by Capps Memorial Chapel.  More...
Buffalo 4-H Omelet Supper - Friday, January 27, 2012, 5:00 – 7:00 pm. Held at Buffalo High School Cafeteria during Buffalo vs Leon Basketball Games. Adults $6.00 – Children (Under 12) $5.00. Proceeds benefit Buffalo 4-H Club Scholarships.   More...
The Vietnam Veterans of America and their Associates have been busy planning for several new activities. They are collecting Valentines again this year to be handed out to our veterans in the Veterans Assisted Living Home next to the VA Hospital in Temple, Texas.  More...
The Buffalo Bison enjoyed a long-awaited first district win when they hosted the Leon Cougars on Friday. The men's victory helped soften the blow of the girl's loss at the hands of the Lady Cougars earlier in the evening.  More...
AgriLife Extension specialist: Hungry hogs more careless
OVERTON – From now until spring green-up is one of the best times of the year to control wild pigs, according to a Texas AgriLife Extension Service expert.One factor is that hungry wild pigs are on the move and more likely to be out in the open to forage for food this time of year, said Dr. Billy Higginbotham, AgriLife Extension fisheries and wildlife specialist, Overton. More...
Conditions mixed as farmers mull spring planting
COLLEGE STATION – Thanks to rains, more of Texas transitioned from exceptional to extreme drought, or from severe to moderate, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. But weekly on-theground reports from Texas AgriLife Extension Service agents still paint a mixed picture of the general agricultural situation. More...