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February 12, 2013  RSS feed
It's the second week in February, folks, and each year at this time we like to bring our readers a good, old-fashioned love story. Well, not THIS year. Oh, don't worry. Love hasn't gone out of style -- but it can come about in a new-fangled way. Here's how's it's done in 2013... More...
The Leon County Commissioners Court held its regular meeting on February 11, 2013 with Commissioner Joey Sullivan presiding in the absence of Judge Byron Ryder. Commissioner Sullivan explained that the judge was in Washington D.C. to investigate funding Leon County, which has been determined a federally disadvantaged county.  More...
Graveside funeral services for Mr. Johnnie Edell Brown, age 64, of Leona were held at 12 Noon, Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at the Mt. Tabor Cemetery south of Leona on Highway 75 in Madison County. Rev. Dee Black officiated the service.  More...
The Buffalo Public Library will be having their Annual Book Sale and Open House. February 13, 2013 until March 29, 2013. Please spread the word. All hardback books $1 and paperbacks 25¢.   More...
The Town with an Alias
Omen, a small community of about 150 souls, may be the only town in East Texas that once went by an alias.  Located on State Highwy 346 in southeastern Smith County about two miles west of Arp, the Omen area was settled by Arnold O’Brien and his family in 1848.  More...
The Lady Bison finished regular season play at Riesel on Tuesday night with a solid win, earning their playoff berth as the uncontested 2nd place team in District 24AA.  More...
WACO – A 22 percent decline in Texas beef cattle has many pointing to drought as the main culprit, but there are other factors that have chipped away at inventory levels over the past couple of years, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist.  More...