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Leon County celebrates 4th of July with parade



The day was a scorcher as is befitting east/central Texas in July. Vendors sold their goodies and the crowds waited for the real start of the day’s activities. And then the siren blasted signaling the start of the parade. Led by Old Glory and the Texas Flag the procession slowly made its way up Highway 75 from Centerville High School, […]

Drawing for rifle to highlight Vietnam Veterans meeting



The Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) and the Associates of Vietnam Veterans of America (AVVA) Palestine Chapter 991 will hold their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, July 14th 2009, at 7:00 pm in the Disabled American Veterans Hall, located at 927 Gardner Drive, Palestine, Texas. This meeting we will draw for one of our two raffles this year, this one […]

Ramblings from Centerville Healthcare Center



And the winner is — Ann Ellis. Our big quilt fund raiser was a huge success, we thank all those who supported the Family Council in this endeavor. Also our thanks to Kennith who made and donated the quilt; as all you quilters out there know there is a great amount of time that goes into a project like this. […]

Buffalo says goodbye to 2008-09 Exchange Students

Parting really IS ‘such sweet sorrow’...

The census is not yet underway, but one sub-population of Buffalo has definitely been decreasing this month. BHS’ five international exchange students have completed their year in America and, one by one, are heading home. Tak Jumsai flew back to Thailand in mid-June. She was the first to leave, but may also have been the student who experienced the most […]

Leon County celebrates America’s birthday



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Manhunt ends with escapee in (fish) tank



A traffic stop on I-45 Friday morning escalated into a much more serious situation for a Beaumont man travelling through our county. The man chose to evade arrest and a three-hour manhunt followed. The suspect was ultimately apprehended by a Leon County resident. DPS Trooper Rick Pringle stopped Fernando Zamora, age 26, at 7:30 a.m. for erratic driving on northbound […]

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Going, going, GONE



Buffalo’s favorite seven-foot redhead, Carl Nelson, shed his shoulder-length curls on Monday morning. Nelson had waited until his hair reached the 10-inch length requirement to be donated to Locks of Love, so his shaggy mane was saved to make wigs for cancer victims who have lost their hair during chemotherapy. Suzanna Miller of Oakwood’s Beauty Cottage was given the dubious […]

The Perfect Tomato



One of the joys of living in a small community is to be able to participate in activities that are seldom heard of in the big cities. Such is the Perfect Tomato Contest. Last week, tomato guru Novalene Thurston contacted me and asked if I would judge the contest which would be part of the Leon County Home and Garden […]