Springtime is Primetime for fishing in East Texas

It's as simple as Black and White

March holds a special place in the hearts of East Texas anglers. As the first Redbuds begin to bloom, the White Bass will start their difficult journey from the rivers into the creeks to spawn. The fishing will begin in earnest at the Lock and Dam and soon it will be hard to find elbow room along the Trinity River […]

Texas Independence Day Honors Our Tradition of Patriotism



Nearly 173 years ago, two very different groups of Texas patriots led a doublebarreled effort that would eventually secure Texas’ independence from Mexico and change the future of the United States. On March 2, 1836, a convention of 54 men drafted and signed the Texas Declaration of Independence at a small settlement called Washington on-the-Brazos. Among the signers were my […]

Josephine Hardy



Funeral services for Josephine Burroughs Hardy, age 94, of Buffalo, Texas were held at 10:00 am, Tuesday, February 24, 2009 at the Walters Buffalo Funeral Home in Buffalo, Texas. Dr. David Kimberly, pastor of First Baptist Church in Buffalo, officiated at the service and interment was in the Buffalo Cemetery. Josephine Burroughs Hardy was born April 10, 1914 in Buffalo […]

Corbett Douglas “Shine” Phillips



Funeral services for Corbett Douglas “Shine” Phillips, age 79, of Marquez, Texas were held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, February 28, 2009 at the Clear Creek Baptist Church in rural Leon County. Bro. Ross Newton officiated the service and interment followed in the Clear Creek Cemetery. Walters Funeral Home in Centerville, Texas was in charge of all arrangements. Corbett Douglas “Shine” […]

Maxwell Eugene “Gene” Ammons



Funeral services for Maxwell Eugene “Gene” Ammons, age 79, of Oakwood were held at 1:00 pm, Tuesday, February 24, 2009 at the Walters Buffalo Funeral Home in Buffalo, Texas. Dale Ammons officiated the service and interment was in the Union Cemetery near Freestone, Texas. Gene Ammons was born on December 31, 1929 in Union, Mississippi to Jessie Monroe and Leona […]

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