Leon County Cooks: Barbara Hankins

How many women do you know who have sky dived on their seventieth birthday, just for fun? This week’s cook, Barbara Hankins can boast of that experience. She said the best part was looking down and knowing in just a few seconds she would leave the plane and be jumping into space. Oh my!! Just thinking about it makes me […]

DAR Chapter Members Learn more about Our Constitution

The members of Colonel George Dashiell Chapter, NSDAR, met in the Buffalo Housing Authority Building on February 19 for their regular meeting. The Guest Speaker was Leon County Judge Byron Ryder. Following his opening remarks on the status of activities at the County level, he presented a very unique perspective on the aid of the women in the time of […]

Cub Pack 610 reports February activities

Cub Scout Pack 610 spent the month of February learning about tourist attractions and historical sites on a pretend road trip across America. Many states sent brochures, maps, postcards, and other souvenirs to help with the project. It was not only very educational but, they got some really cool stuff out of it too! In honor of the monthly theme, […]


This was the second Sunday of the Lenten season and the second flag went on the banner on the wall. The meeting of the council cleared up some date problems and some misunderstandings. So now we are all ready to go clear sailing into the next month. The van will go to the meeting of one of the other churches […]

Community Calendar

The Leon County 4-H Horse Club is having an open playday series January 29, Febuary 19, and March 20 at the yellow rose arena. Registration begins at 5:00 pm and events start at 6:00 pm.Speed events only. For more information call Sandy Hennesey at (903) 536-1116. A fish supper for lent will be held at Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic Church […]

Straight from The Horse’s Mouth

Our pond is low and looks pretty bad. We haven’t had substantial rain in months. Many months. I know ranchers and preachers are starting to say prayers for precip. But I want to add a caution; Be Careful What You Pray For. Once when Glenn and I were sailing across the Gulf of Mexico we were becalmed for three days. […]

Hilltop Lakes Golf

WGA golf results March 5 – Don’t forget that March 5 is our 1st Play day of 2009. Sign up by noon on Wednesday, March 4 for a 9-hole scramble and lunch to follow. Chili will be provided. Interclub Tournament: February 26 – Our first Interclub tournament of the year was held at Elkins Lake. Five WGA members participated and […]

N’gee Lady Panthers head to state in basketball — Panthers still in the hunt, too

The Normangee Lady Panthers won the regional tournament and advances to the state tournament in Austin to square off against Sudan at 10:00 am Thursday March 5. If the Panthers win they will play for the state championship on Saturday March 7. This is the first time the Lady Panthers have advanced to the state tournament. Congratulations girls and good […]

Tiger Cub Relays pit junior high students in track and field events

The BJHS boys, who established themselves as a force to be reckoned with by barrelling through both the football and basketball seasons, started off the 2009 track season with another strong performance. Both the 7th and 8th grade teams took second place at the Tiger Cub Relays in Centerville on Friday afternoon, behind 3-AAA Madisonville. EIGHTH GRADE In the field […]

Bison battle New Waverly for win

The Buffalo Bison suited 10 freshmen, 3 sophomores, and 2 juniors in a jv baseball game at home vs. New Waverly on Friday. The game went 6 and 2/3 innings before night set in. Buffalo carried a 6 to 4 lead into the top of the 7th. New Waverly rallied and scored 3 runs to take a 7 to 6 […]