Straight from The Horse’s Mouth

I heard a joke a few weeks ago – no offense to any group is intended – “How many Texans does it take to change a light bulb? What? You want to CHANGE the light bulb? My grandfather DONATED that light bulb!” It’s a familiar cry – Tradition! It reminds me of the complexity in getting things done in a […]

Tales from WannaBea Farm

Playing with ‘Possums

Growing up in a semirural area of Houston, I was always dragging home stray animals, one spring day I even found a dead ‘possum with live babies clinging to her. That was a real find, but I was on my way to school when I found her. Now I couldn’t just leave her for some other kid to find so […]

Veterans Affairs

There wasn’t a lot going on at the American Legion meeting this month, it’s just too cold to do much. Captain Johnson and his family, from our Adopt A Unit visited with us and Captain Johnson spoke to us about his units experiences at Camp Bucca in Iraq. Capt. Johnson was also presented with a $500.00 check for his units […]

Freestone County Sheriff’s Report

Area Ranchers- 16 rolls of hay reported stolen in last few days from different locations, keep your gates locked, count it daily. TPD Reed and Martin to Romeo, husband giving her problems and she wants to leave. Hey, I don’t know any of the particulars, but this is close to Valentine’s Day….. Think it over, both of you. Wortham VFD […]

Leon County Cooks: Charlie, Mike, Richard and Robert

Ever walked into a room and caught the smell of something that brought back a picture from the corner of your mind? Ever sunk your teeth into something luscious and had a flash from a day long ago? Such are the wonders that can be created by food – especially food that was a part of one’s childhood. Bacon, eggs, […]

Buffalo Police Report

Officer Hutchison to Commerce Street for solicitors. Subjects were gone upon arrival. Reported to be traveling in a white SUV. Cleared as info. Officer Hutchison to Buffalo Avenue for welfare concern. Upon arrival, officer met with tenant who advised her heat was out and she was feeling effects of the cold. Tenant was taken to local motel for the night […]

Leon County Sheriff’s Report

2/3/10 Chris Nash responded to Centerville for the report of an alarm. Reashelle Chatham responded to Centerville for the report of loose livestock. Reashelle Chatham responded to Jewett for the report of a burglary to a motor vehicle. Reashelle Chatham responded to Leona for the report of a property dispute. Reashelle Chatham responded to Centerville for the report of a […]

Community Calendar

Flo Down-home Jamboree at the Lone Star Community Center on FM 831 in Flo, Texas. The date is February 20, 2010 and the time is 5:00 p.m. for food and 6:00 p.m. for music. Featured performers will be “The Country Connection”, “The Herzog Family Band”, “John Allred & Company” plus walk-ons. Burgers with Drink and dessert will be served. Stay […]


The pastor’s sermon this morning was a message to men to love their wives. The men were so instructed by the bible but the wives were only told to respect their husbands. Does this mean that there is a different standard for men and women???? I don’t think so. The women can respect the men only if they earn it. […]

2010-02-16 E-Edition

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