Letter to the Editor



Dear Editor, As of January 13th, 2009, I, Linda Sims, will not hold the office of President of the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce. Although I received 76% of all votes mailed in to the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce, the present board decided to ignore the members’ votes and voted to ask for my resignation. It is very clear there would […]

Limestone Station and Navarro College create area technical center



Jewett, TX, January 12, 2009—NRG Texas’ Limestone Electric Generating Station and Navarro College are partnering to establish an Area Technical Center (ATC) at the Limestone facility near Jewett, Texas. The ATC provides high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to gain invaluable employment skills and knowledge through a Power Plant Operations and Maintenance Certificate, an important credential for positions in […]

Lone Star Community Center plans calendar for 2009



The Lone Star Community Center held its regular meeting on January 5, 2009. One of the primary activities of the meeting was to plan the upcoming calendar for the year 2009. The first scheduled event will be a Country Jamboree on February 21. Mary Trull will prepare hamburgers and fries and have them ready for consumption by 5:00 p.m. Nick […]

The Prime Timers Book Club Happenings



The Prime Timers Book Club meets at the Buffalo Public Library on the fourth (4th) Thursday of each month at 1 pm. A business meeting is conducted each month with a short program presented by one of the members. Then a lively discussion of the monthly book selection follows. The next regular meeting is Jan 22, 2009. The book selection […]

North Creek Baptist Church



It’s a new year, it’s a different year, and it’s a year that’s been given to us. Each day and each moment is new. Are we making the most of each minute we are living? We were asked this week if we were to write down all the ways we give, would we be able to fill a book or […]

Community Calendar



A Grand Retirement Celebration for Johnny and Debra Williams is planned for Sunday, January 25 (2-6 p.m.) at the Buffalo Civic Center. Everyone is invited! The Bi-Stone Antique Tractor Club will meet on Tuesday, January 13 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Freestone County Sheriff’s Office Training Center, located on US-84, two miles west of Teague. […]

Leon County Cooks: The Shrimp Girls



Max Holton from Lake Limestone pays Cheree Theiler for a pint of fresh oysters. Sherry’s Shots Shrimp lovers who live in Leon County are at a definite disadvantage when it comes to being able to purchase good fresh shrimp. Occasionally there are vendors on the side of the road with signs that say "fresh shrimp", but most folks are hesitant […]

Straight from The Horse’s Mouth



We purchased the boat in Florida from John W. and his wife. They’d lived aboard for fourteen years and she was their vehicle for adventure and joy. She’d protected them in heavy weather and she glistened like sunlight entertaining guests. When we took possession of her we could see how dearly she’d been cared for. John had suffered such regard […]

OHS Lady Panthers cruise by the Leggett Lady Pirates



The Oakwood Lady Panthers had an easy game and clipped the Leggett Lady Pirates 66-43 in Oakwood on January 6. The Panthers suffered two injuries as Taylor Tucker hit her head on the floor in the fourth quarter on a collision with another player and was removed from the game and Felicia Williams went down with a knee injury and […]

Leon JV ladies slip by the Iola Lady ‘Dogs



The Leon JV Lady Cougars slipped by the Iola Lady Bulldogs 19- 13 in a low scoring non-district match up at Jewett on January 6. Both teams had trouble finding the basket as the first quarter ended even at 2-2 but the Cougars pulled ahead to lead by nine at half time. The lead increased to ten by the end […]