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June 14, 2016  RSS feed
Carmen Fritts, Chief Juvenile Probation Officer, introduces her new part-time employee Raimey Griffin. Sherry’s Shots By Sherry Matney  More...

Both North and South bound lanes of Interstate 45 were closed Monday morning at U.S. 84 in Freestone County and in Corsicana. Traffic was forced to detour to U.S. 84 and to U.S. 79. The flooding occurred after heavy overnight rains in Freestones and Limestone counties. There were also hours long electrical outages throughout North Central Texas.  More...

COLLEGE STATION, June 8, 2016 -- It may never be known if cavemen called their canine companions Fido, but new findings show that dogs became man’s best friend earlier than believed and have been domesticated at least twice in different locations, according to a study from an international team that includes a Texas A&M University researcher. More...
Funeral services for Mr. Glen Padgett, age 56, were held on Sunday, June 12, 2016, at 3:00p.m. at Ricks-Bowers Funeral Home. Bro. Lee Weiler officiated. Interment followed the services at Sardis Cemetery. Visitation was held on Saturday with the family present from 6:00p.m. until 8:00p.m. at the funeral home. More...
The Lone Star Community Center will host an auction to raise funds, for general expenses and to help replace the gym roof, on July 23 at 10:00 a.m. Items to be auctioned will be available to view at 9:00 a.m. A lunch will be served. At this point there are several farm implement items and many pieces of furniture to be auctioned. Mark your calendars. More...
By: Paul Schattenberg UVALDE — Excessive rains in many parts of the state have Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts concerned about the possibility of increased parasite and pest activity with livestock. More...
Heavy spring rains have home gardens looking good
LIBERTY — Plenty of moisture could mean a good year for home gardeners looking to save money on vegetables and fruits, but it could also mean an emergence of problems such as weeds, pests and disease, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert.  More...