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July 14, 2015  RSS feed
Arrested near Freestone/Leon county line
Three were arrested in southern Freestone County near the Leon County line during the early morning hours of Thursday, July 2, following a lengthy investigation involving the Freestone County Sheriff's Office (FCSO).  Facing drug and weapons charges are suspects Anthony Zuniga, Kimberly Martin, and Kelsea Ferguson.  More...

Two Leon County families were met with unthinkable tragedy last Thursday morning, July 9, at about 10:45 a.m., when two vehicles collided, head on while traveling Texas Highway 294, about .3 miles east of U.S. 79.  More...

Commissioners Court report
The Leon County Commissioners Court held its regular meeting on July 13, 2015 with all commissioners in attendance; Judge Byron Ryder presided. Following opening ceremonies Leon County Extension Agent Tuffy Loftin introduced Debbie Reeder as the new Extension Office manager.  More...
Betty Luann Glick, of Oakwood, passed away on Thursday, July 9, 2015 in Palestine, Texas at the age of fifty-two. Funeral services were held 2:00 P.M., Sunday, July 12, 2015 at the Prairie Hill Baptist Church, in the Prairie Hill Community, west of Mexia. Bro. Fred Sain, pastor of the church, and Bro. Jack Smith, pastor of Calvary Christian Center, will both officiated the service.  More...
Despite the heat and humidity, shoppers swarmed the Jewett Fleamarket on the second weekend of July. Always a favorite are the animals and food. Somehow it just never seems too hot or cold for those special comforts.   More...
Buffalo boy, Dakota Champion, came out fast as he competed in the "Tie Down Roping" event at Friday night's Hat Brand Rodeo. Dakota qualified for Nationals in his Freshman and Junior years at Buffalo High School and continues to compete along with his father, Bud. Dakota recently graduated from Sam Houston University and is currently employed by Thomas E.  More...
COLLEGE STATION – Though there have been reports of high grasshopper populations in some areas, generally the pest’s numbers statewide are much lower this year.  More...