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June 17, 2014  RSS feed
The Leon County Commissioners Court held its regular meeting on June 16, 2014 with all commissioners present. Judge Byron Ryder presided and called on Tuffy Loftin, pastor of Leon County Cowboy Church to open the meeting with prayer.   More...

Last week in Bertram, Texas, located on Highway 29 between Georgetown and Burnet, a tornado stuck and left some incredible results. Granted this is not in or near Leon County, but since the homeowners are acquaintances of our family I thought the story worth telling.  More...

The formal “Father’s Day” has been around, in the United States, since June 19, 1910 when a woman named Sonoa Dodd wanted to honor her dad, a single parent who raised six children. A similar holiday is celebrated around the world but not always on the third Sunday of June.  More...
Thomas Henry (Tommy) Campbell, 73, of Fairfield, passed away Friday, June 13, 2014 in Tyler. Funeral services were held 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at Fairfield Christian Center with Bro. Tommy Mabry officiating assisted by Mr. Larry Davis. Interment followed at Lake Chapel Cemetery.  More...
Do you need help with your electric bill or gas bill? Brazos Valley Community Action Agency has 2014 CEAP funds available for those that qualify in Leon County. You will be seen by appointment only. The funds are for new applicants that have not already applied in 2014. To make an appointment, please call toll free 1-855- 252-1467. More...
The Biggest Little Man I Ever Knew  The little man might have been five feet tall, in his mid seventies, dressed immaculately in a pale tan suit and a cowboy hat. He handed me his ticket and climbed on the bus, sitting in the first seat and propping his red tipped cane against the wall.  More...
Members of the Centerville Tigers coaching staff hosted 38 young aspiring basketball players ina3daycampJune 9-11. The camp was for boys and girls from the 4th grade through the 9th grade. Coach Anthony Dickson and his assistants Demond Denman, Jeremy Hammock, and Quinton Langford taught the athletes the basics of ball handling, shooting techniques, dribbling and team play.  More...
The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. Tattletale More...
COLLEGE STATION — Nearly all of Texas continued to receive rain after Memorial Day storms, further improving the prospects of spring crop plantings and existing pastures and rangeland, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service reports from throughout the state.  More...