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August 9, 2016  RSS feed
The Leon County Commissioners Court held it regular meeting on August 8, 2016 with a roomful of participants and observers. More...

For those of us who travel to Palestine, by way of Highway 79, we know to expect a flashing light at the corner of Highway 79 and FM 842 in Oakwood. For those who make a habit of turning at that location, the light marks the spot. But some time ago, according to Oakwood Mayor Vicki Stroud, a truck struck the pole to which the light was attached and knocked it down. More...

Sheriff Kevin Ellis recently attended the Sheriffs’ Association of Texas 138th Annual Training Conference at the Gaylord Texas Resort Convention Center in Grapevine, July 23-26, 2016. Over 1,500 were in attendance. More...
Janice was born June 30,1955 to Victor Anthony and Mary Hall Santell in Sharon Pennsylvania were she was raised with three sisters Jean, Judy and Teri and two brothers Victor and Paul . More...
Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 991 will hold its regular scheduled meeting on August 9th 2016 at our meeting hall at 927 Gardner Drive in Palestine Texas. Our meetings are open to the public and everyone is welcome. More...
District 57 House of Representatives
Rising temperatures and back-to-school shopping can only mean one thing: August has arrived! In Austin, the pace continues to pick up at the Capitol as fellow House members and State Senators take dead aim on the 85th Legislative Session. Here's a quick update on some interim charges, and a chance for you to help those in need . . .   More...
Coach Daryl Skelton got a good look at the varsity and junior varsity players in the scrimmages on August 5th and 6th against Mildred, Normangee and Groveton. Some areas were good and some areas need im- provement. Scrimmages can show what is working and what is not and what positions the girls can play and help the team. More...
The Leon County office of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is in the process of planning a Hay Show for September 20. This will be an opportunity for producers to learn about hay production as well as an opportunity for producers to have their hay test for protein and nutrient content.  More...
LUBBOCK — Alternative crops will not supplant top commodities such as corn and cotton, but producers choose them as drought-tolerant rotation options that can pay off when the price is right, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agronomist in Lubbock. More...