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February 21, 2012  RSS feed

Breaking News - 2/23/2012 02:28 PM

Sentenced to serve 18 years in prison More...
Two Leon County offices set for closure

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Dick Wallrath, the owner of Champion Ranch and the founder of the Richard Wallrath Educational Foundation, has joined the ranks of rural Texans endorsing State Representative Marva Beck for a second term in the Texas House. More...
Dock Shelton Cook, age 86, of Centerville and formerly Humble, Texas passed away Tuesday, February 14, 2012 in Madisonville, Texas. Memorial services were held at 11 AM, Saturday, February 18, 2012 at the Walters Funeral Home in Centerville, Texas. Bro. Joe Dacus, pastor of Leona Baptist Church in Leona, Texas, officiated the service.  More...
Join the Texas Extension Educators Association of Leon County for the 3rd annual “Women’s Fun and Fact Day.” On the agenda for the day is Wind Energy, a Friend to Friend Pink Party for Cancer Awareness (attendees are encouraged to dress in pink, and a prize will be given to the best pink ensemble), a craft demonstration on Use it up, Make Do or Re Do, and a quilt program given More...
Sawyers and Flatheads
A LOOK AT HISTORIC PLACES, PEOPLE AND EVENTS   In the Northwest, they were called lumberjacks, but in East Texas they were called “sawyers” or “flatheads.”  More...
Buffalo High School hosted the Buffalo Invitational Powerlifting Meet on Saturday, February 18 at the BHS gym. BHS and BJHS students, coaches and members of the community pitched in to staff the event, which had 175 participants from 18 schools throughout the area. Each lifter competed in squat, bench and deadlift. More...
AgriLife Expert: Even with wet spring, many pastures unlikely to soon return to full capacity
COLLEGE STATION – Mother Nature sent many Texas farmers an early Valentine’s Day card in the form of rain the last week.  According to reports from Texas AgriLife Extension Service personnel, there were notable exceptions, but many parts of the state received moisture, further improving pastures and rangeland, and raising soil moisture levels for spring planting.  More...