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July 7, 2015  RSS feed
By Sherry Matney  Leon County celebrated its 41st Funtier Days in Centerville on July 4, 2015 with the Courthouse Square stacked deep with spectators and participants. Christie Wakefield ramrodded the event this year with Vernon Six as her number one man. Next year Wakefield will step aside and Six will be in charge.  More...

Tragedy struck a well-known Leon County family on June 30, 2015 when Al Singleton, of Centerville, was killed in an accident on Highway 7, only miles from his home.  More...

The Independence Day Fire Works Show for JULY 4, 2015 was kicked off with a flag ceremony by the Centerville High School and Junior High Students opening and displaying the Wade Wilson large American Flag in the center of the football field, under the direction of the American Legion Post 355 and the East Texas Patriot Guard Riders.  More...
Funeral services for Robert Eugene "Bobby" Pittman, age 76, of Buffalo, were held at 11:30 A.M., Monday, July 6, 2015 at the Walters’ Buffalo Funeral Home in Buffalo. Pastor Tuffy Loftin, of the Cowboy Church of Leon County, officiated the service and burial was in the Buffalo Cemetery. Visitation was held Sunday, July 5, 2015 from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home.  More...
District 57 House of Representatives
Capitol Update: Independence Day & Federal Overreach More...
For the 1st time a Centerville 8U Softball team won District and advances to the State Tournament in Vann, Texas beginning the week of July 13th. Time is short and the team is working hard to raise money for the trip. On the square in Centerville on July 4th they raised over $1,200.00 selling water, Gatorade and baked items.  More...
COLLEGE STATION – As predicted in March, this year’s peach crop is turning out to be one of the best in many years.  In March, Dr. Larry Stein, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service horticulturist at Uvalde, noted that peaches throughout the state had experienced some of the best chilling hours they had in years.  More...