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October 30, 2012  RSS feed
BJHS 8th grader Matt Gilliam (13) is an avid hunter and was delighted when he shot an 11-point buck on the property of his grandparents, Willie and Kathy Gilliam, in Jewett on Saturday afternoon. Taken with a 25.06 at about 150 yards, the buck scored 137. More...

Wade Thomas, 38 of Jewett, could be said to have been in the wrong place at the wrong time, but it could also be said that he is blessed to still be alive. While driving home from work on Highway 79, a bullet came through his vehicle window, went through Thomas’ neck and jaw, and then exited out the window on the other side.  More...

Witches, princess, turtles and all sorts of odd beings were out in full force at the Halloween Carnival in Flo at the Lone Star Community Center. The gymnasium was filled with games and activities that kept little spooks busy throughout the evening.  More...
A homegoing celebration in memory of Samora "Buddy" Laymon, age 25, was held at 1 PM, Saturday, October 27, 2012 at the Walters Funeral Home in Centerville, Texas. The eulogy was given by Rev.Kenneth W. Donalson and Mr. Laymon was laid to rest in the Pleasant Springs Cemetery.  More...
Nazis in East Texas
In the 1940s East Texas sawmills and paper mills lost many of their loggers to the armed forces fighting during World War II.  The problem was solved with a unique exchange.  German soldiers who had been captured in Europe were brought to the U.S. and conscripted as loggers.  More...
Buffalo and Centerville squared off at CHS on Friday night in a much-anticipated contest on a muddy field of battle. Fans of both teams consider the cross-county rivalry one of the highlights of the season and they filled both sets of bleachers on the chilly, blustery night of October 26.  More...
COLLEGE STATION – Despite drought, recordhigh summer temperatures, an early freeze and the failure of many dryland fields, the Texas High Plains cotton crop could wind up being near or slightly above the 10- year average, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert.   More...