C’ville Lady Tigers win two games this week



The Centerville Lady Tigers defeated Corrigan- Camden 25-8, 25-10, and 25- 16 in a district match up and traveled to West and defeated them 25-22, 25-15, and 25-21 to push their season record to 28-1. Their only loss was to Salado in a tournament game early in the season. On September 15th the Tigers hosted Corrigan-Camden and won the 1st […]

Leon Lady Cougars defeat Waco Robinson and Lorena



The Lady Cougars continued their winning as they traveled to Waco on September 15th and defeated Waco Robinson in 5 games 20-25, 23-25, 25-18, 25-17, and 15- 12. They traveled to Lorena on September 18th and won the match in 4 games 23-25, 25-22, 25-16, and 25-19. The game at Waco started badly for the Cougars as they lost the […]

Centerville Tigers lose a tough one against Riesel, 20-15



The Centerville Tigers hosted the Riesel Indians and came up a little short but showed good improvement as they head into district play in three weeks. The Indians kicked off and Josh Wright returned it to the 35-yardline to give the Tigers good field position. The Tigers gave the ball to their workhorse, Jonathan Cloud, and he picked up 24 […]

Leon Cougars rally to squeak by Bremond 22-19



The Leon Cougars came from behind in the 4th quarter to defeat a tough Bremond team 22-19 on September 18th at Bremond. The Cougars got on the scoreboard on a 75-yard pass from quarterback Kirby Watson to Justin Padgett with 11:17 to go in the 1st quarter. Cason McCune drilled the extra point and Leon had a 7-0 advantage. Dylon […]

Oakwood Blue and Gold blues



The Oakwood Blue and Gold football team lost their Homecoming game Friday night to the Milford Bulldogs. Milford is ranked 9th in the state, and it showed. The Panthers got off to a rough start. They just couldn’t seem to hold onto the ball in the constant drizzling rain. The fumbles picked up by Milford put them way ahead by […]

Oakwood Varsity Lady Panthers “Bring the Wood”



Friday night was Oakwood’s Homecoming. Some of the volleyball players are also cheerleaders and others were Homecoming Queen candidates. Scheduling conflicts meant playing against the Chester Lady Yellow Jackets, rushing home to change clothes, get their hair and make-up done, and get over to Panther Stadium for the football game; all between 3:30 and 7:30. When nerves could have gotten […]

Oakwood Junior High Panthers bury the Badgers



Game two of the Oakwood Junior High Panther football season may have started off slow, but remember: Slow and steady wins the race. Damiyne Durham scored a touchdown off a kick return to start off the game. Myua Abram got the next TD. The game was tied at 13 at the half. Turnovers were stalling progress. When they came back […]

Pearl Crocker



Pearl Crocker, 84, of Palestine, passed away Tuesday, September 15, 2009 in Palestine. She was born December 1, 1924 in Mountain Park, Oklahoma to her late parents, William Robert Stephenson and Roxie Lee Brackeen Stephenson. Pearl was a former longtime resident of Baytown, received an LVN Degree from Lee College and worked at Gulf Coast Hospital and San Jacinto Methodist […]

Syble Latrecia Rae



Funeral services for Mrs. Syble Latrecia Rae, age 85, will be held on Saturday, September 19, 2009, at 2:00p.m. at Ricks-Bowers Funeral Home in Jewett. Bro. Marvin Roberts of the Church of Christ in Magnolia will officiate. Interment will follow the services at Sardis Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Friday with the family present from 6:00 to 8:00 pm […]

Mollie Ramos



Graveside services for Mrs. Mollie Ramos, age 95, were held on Thursday, September 3, 2009, at 11:00a.m. at Germania Cemetery near Lexington, Texas. Bro. Richard Gillet officiated. Mrs. Ramos passed away on Monday, August 31, 2009, in Palestine. She was born on Oct. 21, 1913 in Lexington. She grew up in the Lexington area, lived in Galveston until 1950 when […]