Hospice volunteer training classes



Providence Hospice of Mexia will begin a training class for any new volunteers. The class will run Tuesday, February 10 through Tuesday, March 31 from 2-5 p.m. Training will be held at Gibbs Memorial Library located at 305 E. Rusk in Mexia. Robilyn Reed will be teaching the class, with assistance from Sara Sims, retired Volunteer Coordinator with Providence Hospice […]

Powerlifting season began January 31st



The 2009 powerlifting season fired up this past weekend. BHS’ mens powerlifting team competed very successfully on Saturday, January 31st at Rice ISD. Two Bison lifters took first place in their weight class: Neftaly Soria (114- lb) and Aurelio Dominguez (165-lb). Jared Hawthorne finished in 5th place in the 220-lb weight class. Also, competing were Todd Davis, Jesse Perez, Jacob […]

Leon County Domestic Violence Program Adds Second Support Group



Due to the number of victims wanting to make a new start, the Leon County Domestic Violence Victims Advocates have decided it has become necessary to add a second Support Group to the our program. This second group will meet the first and third Thursdays at 6:30 PM. If you are in an abusive relationship or maybe have had one […]

Straight from The Horse’s Mouth



ONCE UPON A TIME, not so long ago, (last week in fact) a fairy family left their little home nestled in the verdant Fairy Forest in a land very far away. They wished to expand the fortune of their minds in the great wide world beyond. Not seeking fortunes of gold or silver, for their treasure is stories. The Father […]

Top turnip tips scales at over 5 pounds



Buffalo’s Howard Myers (and his camera-shy wife, Pat), grew this monster turnip that tipped the scales “just a tad over 5 lbs”. The Myers’ gar- den organically — no chemical fertilizers or sprays — and their fall garden included lettuce, turnip greens, spinach and carrots. SORRY! A SUBSCRIPTION IS REQUIRED! You must be an active subscriber to access this content! […]

History Shows Big Spending Can Prolong Recession



In one of history’s more candid reflections, Henry Morgenthau, Jr., Treasury Secretary under President Franklin D. Roosevelt, confessed, “We have tried spending money. We are spending more than we have ever spent before and it does not work.” Just six years after crafting the New Deal, Morgenthau declared that their efforts to create jobs and restore America’s depression-ravaged economy by […]

Thomas Falvey Barron



Memorial services for Thomas Falvey Barron, age 74, of Jewett, Texas, were held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, February 1, 2009 at the First Assembly of God Church in Jewett, Texas. Bro. E.B. Gillen officiated the service. Thomas Falvey Barron was born on September 26, 1934 in Montgomery County, Texas to John Clyde and Lillie Bell (Baggett) Barron. He worked in […]

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