Wendy G. Neyland

Leon County Extension Agent

Last week, we celebrated Valentine’s Day, and whether we like to think about it or not, our pre-teens and teens were busy wooing one another. In today’s world, however, wooing takes place on computers and cell phones. The correct term for all of this is “social networking.” For some of you parents or grandparents, you may not think much about […]

Letters to the Editor



Dear Editor, I have often been surprised to learn that some of our citizens have never been our library. February is “Love Your Library” month and as a long time board member and avid user of the library, I want to brag on it and also inform people. It has come a long way from the tiny trailer home that […]

Straight from The Horse’s Mouth



I came into the world with a complete and total intolerance for boredom. If there are genes for wanderlust I have several sets. At two years of age I pedaled my trike down a busy four lane road. At three I climbed the TV antenna pole to gain access to the rooftop. At four I began my career as a […]

Goodwyn named Regional Coach of the Year



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Leon JV Cougars defeat the Marlin JV Bulldogs



The Leon JV Cougars defeated the Marlin JV Bulldogs 38-31 in the Leon Gym on February 10 in a tightly contested game. Both teams started extremely cold as the Cougars trailed 5-6 as the first period ended but found the range in the second quarter and built an eleven point advantage as the first half ended. The Cougars increased the […]

Leon Lady Cougars lose to Marlin



The Leon Lady Cougars lost to the Marlin Bulldogs 59- 54 in a game that decided the district 20AA championship. The Cougars came into the game with their only loss in district to the Lady Dogs on January 23 in Marlin. The game was played before a packed house in the Leon gym. The Cougars had a three point lead […]

Leon JV Lady Cougars defeat the Marlin Lady ‘Dogs



The Leon JV Lady Cougars capped off a great season as they defeated the Marlin Lady Dogs 39-17 in the Leon gym on February 10. The Cougars grabbed a fifteen point lead as the first period ended but the Dogs came back in the second quarter and sliced the margin to nine. The Cougars displayed an outstanding defense in the […]

C’ville Tigers lose one, win one



Centerville VS Onalaska The Centerville Tigers traveled to Onalaska on February 10 and dropped a district game 50-35. The Tigers jumped on top in the first period and led by seven but the Tigers were held to two points in the second quarter and trailed by eight at intermission. Both teams scored ten in the third period but Onalaska outscored […]

Oakwood Lady Panthers romp in first round of playoffs



The Oakwood Lady Panthers ended their regular season as co-champions of District 14A with Neches. In the latest 1A Division II State rankings, Neches is ranked #2 and Oakwood #3. The Lady Panthers traveled to Tyler Junior College on February 16 to face third place Union Hill Lady Bulldogs scoring an overwhelming victory, 102 to 25. In the early moments […]

Hilltop Lakes Golf News



MGA results for February 4. INDIVIDUAL FLIGHTED First flight First Place – Bob Tibbits Second – Jerry Johnson Third – Jack Stork Second flight First – Ben Murphy Second – Bennie Yohe Third – Jack Miller Closest to Pin Winners #3 – Jerry Johnson #7 – Sam Saxton #10 – Dennis Turner #15 – Joe Oden MGA results 2-11-09 FOUR […]