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April 2, 2013  RSS feed
The 54th annual Leon County Livestock Show, always a highlight of the year for many in our rural county, was held March 25-30 at the showgrounds in Centerville and exhibitors were treated to a rare show week free of rainstorms.  More...

From the desk of Leon County Sheriff Kevin Ellis: "On March 30, 2013, Leon County Deputies Arellano and Rosales, and Sgt. Robert Kelly responded to Oakwood for the report of Burglary of a Habitation/Injury to the Elderly. When Deputies arrived at about 3:30 a.m., the 74-year-old female victim reported that she was awakened by someone assaulting her.  More...

Easter bunnies and kids and eggs with candy inside just make for a perfect Easter Egg Hunt. The Lone Star Community Center hosted its 20th hunt on Saturday, March 30 with about 75 children in attendance.  Noni Ward and daughter, Mary Trull, did the leg-work on this event.  More...
Mr. Grady Louis Goad, age 86, of Chireno, Texas, passed away Sunday, March 24, 2013, at a Tyler hospital.  More...
Bishop Wayne Dority State overseer of the Church of God In Texas will be ministering in the morning service at Hiway Tabernacle Church of God. Hwy 75 So. on Sunday, April 7th. Service begins at 10:45 a.m.   More...
District 57 House of Representatives
Another busy but productive week is in the books at your State Capitol. Two extremely important bills were debated and voted on in the House this week, dealing with public education and state water infrastructure; and while hard work was being done during the week, the weekends have given me the chance to visit with many of the fine folks across District 57. More...
The young Buffalo Bison baseball team continues to hone their game and they posted two important district wins last week.  More...
COLLEGE STATION – A large part of the Texas winter wheat crop could have been damaged by hard freezes March 24-26, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert.  More...
Beginning week 12. Only one more week to go. It really was a pretty good week, as far as food went, until my sister’s birthday and then Easter came along. But even so the scales look pretty good. Although only teasing me to let me see the coveted 149 mark now and then, but I am seeing it more often and it has been a while since the dreaded 155 showed up. More...