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January 2, 2018  RSS feed
1-03-17 Tornados rake Flo, Corinth, Smith’s Crossing area By Mac Shadix More...

OVERTON – The deadline to participate in 2018 East Texas Texas Master Naturalist classes is rapidly approaching – Jan. 22. Classes begin Jan. 30 and conclude April 17. Classes run from 6-9 p.m. on consecutive Tuesdays at the Tyler Nature Center, 11942 Farm-to-Market Road 848 in Tyler. There will also be one Saturday class and three Saturday field trips. More...

By the time you get this paper it will be less than a week until Christmas Day, so you probably have all your presents bought, wrapped and under the tree. But on the outside chance that there is something or someone you forgot, Oakwood has a brand new store that you are going to love! More...
Keith Alan Gantt was born on August 24, 1952, in Mexia, Texas and passed away on December 20, 2017, at his home near Jewett, Texas with his wife, Cheryl, by his side. He was sixty-five years old. Graveside services were held at 2 P.M., Saturday, December 23, 2017, at New Hope Cemetery located outside of Jewett, Texas in rural Limestone County. More...
Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 991 will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, January 9th 2018 at our meeting hall at 927 Gardner Drive in Palestine Texas. Our meetings are open to the public and everyone is welcome.  More...
12/20/17 Deputy Chad Hill dispatched to LCSO Lobby in reference to a firearm found inside a repossessed truck. The firearm was secured. Chief Deputy Brent Walter dispatched to CR 207 in reference to loose livestock. Report was made. More...
The Bison were among 18 teams that competed in the annual Buffalo Christmas Tournament on December 28-30. Teams competing were Iola, Cumberland, Caldwell, Moulton, Leon, Centerville, Buffalo, Lovelady, New Waverly, Cleveland, Mexia, Splendora, Alvarado, Anderson Shiro, Newton, North Zulch, Gateway Prep and CHSM. The Bison faced Lovelady, New Waverly and CHSM in pool play on December 28th.  More...
Sale Date: 12-16-17 Head Count: 1503 Last Week: 1479 Sellers: 228 Buyers: 63 Cutter Cows......................42-60 Fat Cows...........................40-58  More...
OVERTON – A common wintertime pest in cattle herds – lice – can suck money from producers’ pockets, said Dr. Jason Banta, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service beef cattle specialist, Overton. Banta said lice can infest cattle throughout the year, but more problems are seen from December to March. More...