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March 13, 2012  RSS feed
Making the “Show” requires hard work
Springtime means different things to different people but for a good number of families in our rural community, spring is associated with the county livestock show. The annual event is the culmination of months of preparation for area youngsters who are raising chickens, rabbits, lambs, goats, pigs and cattle. More...

Traveling is an adventure. Everyday there is something new to experience and store in our ever aging memory banks. Cruising is a mode of travel whereby the traveler can be as involved or uninvolved as he or she likes. Once the traveler embarks on the ship, hundreds of worker bees are at his beck and call.  More...

Leon County CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) has been chosen to take part in a large emergency preparedness exercise to be held at Luminant Power Plant. On March 7th, sixteen members traveled to the power plant to attend a safety meeting in preparation for this upcoming event.  More...
Dana J. Danford, 60, of Mexia passed away March 3, 2012 in Waco, Texas. Funeral services were held at 2PM, Friday, March 9, 2012 at First Baptist Church of Mexia, with Rev. Rusty McMahon of the Community Christian Fellowship Church officiating. Interment was in the Keechi Cemetery near Buffalo, Texas.  More...
Edgar and Sandra Dawkins of Buffalo, Texas would like to announce the engagement of their son Jamerson Demund Dawkins to Ashton Tonique Malveaux, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Antonio Malveaux of Houston, Texas.  More...
Regional expressions
A LOOK AT HISTORIC PLACES, PEOPLE AND EVENTS   Standing in line for a movie a few days ago, I overheard a middle-aged man tell a friend, “Lord, I’ve been busier than a bee in a tar bucket.”  Having written a couple of books on East Texas expressions, I thought I knew them all, but the bee in the tar bucket was new.  More...
The Buffalo Bison faced the Lions of Blooming Grove last week in the District opener. Logan Jones was the starting pitcher for BHS.  More...
Improved wheat/clover pastures raise risk of bloat
COLLEGE STATION – It’s a big shift from worrying about not enough forage to worrying about too much and the resulting cattle-bloat issues, noted Texas AgriLife Extension Service personnel, but that’s what’s happening in some parts of the state.  More...