Geraldean Martin



Funeral services for Mrs. Geraldean Martin, 85, were held on Monday, May 3, 2010, at 2:00p.m. at Ricks-Bowers Funeral Home in Jewett. Bro. James Engle officiated. Interment followed the services at New Hope Cemetery near Lake Limestone. Visitation was held on Sunday with the family present from 6:00p.m. until 8:00p.m. at the funeral home. Mrs. Martin passed away on Friday, […]

Joe Ray Warren



Funeral services for Mr. Joe Ray Warren, 76, were held on Saturday, May 1, 2010, at 2:00p.m. at Ricks-Bowers Funeral Home in Jewett. Bro. James Engle officiated. Interment followed the services at Old Union Cemetery in Limestone County. Visitation was held on Friday with the family present from 6:00p.m. until 8:00p.m. at the funeral home. He was born in Jewett […]

Jerry Vaughn



Memorial services for Mr. Jerry Vaughn of Fairfield were held on Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. at the Dew Methodist Church which he was a member of. Rev. Duncan Graham and Bro. Raymond Vermillion officiated. Mr. Vaughn passed away unexpectably April 23, 2010 in El Paso. Jerry is survived by his wife, Julie Vaughn of Fairfield; daughter, Brittney […]

The call to duty was in her blood



Cathy Vaughn was born in Pasadena, California to an Army dad who worked in the aerospace industry. With the armed service in her blood it seemed natural for her to join the Army when she graduated high school in 1978. Vaughn served in Egypt, Germany and France during her career but in1983 she had a horrific car accident which left […]

Expo Center Code words “Heads in Beds”



On Tuesday, April 27 the Leon County Commissioners Court and the Expo Committee again invited the leaders of Leon County to the Centerville Municipal Building to solicit the various cities’ support. Earlier in the month the same group of community servants learned about legal usage of Economic Development Funds; this time they learned about how to use Hotel/ Motel tax […]

OISD Voting Schedule/ Polling Locations



OISD early voting is continuing through May 4, 2010. Extended hours for convenience voting will be from 8:00AM to 8:00PM on Tuesday, May 4, in the OISD Administration Office. Election day is May 8, 2010. For those from Leon County Precinct 12 and Freestone County, the polling location will be at the Oakwood school cafeteria. Leon County Precinct 1, 10, […]

Leon Seniors and Juniors enjoy “A Night in Vegas”



The theme for Leon High School Prom this year was “A night in Vegas”, with a visit from Elvis being one of the highlights. Elegantly dressed juniors and seniors were treated to an evening of lights, food and entertainment, Vegas style. The prom was held at a transformed Jewett Civic Center. Toward the end of the evening, the students voted […]

Buffalo High Band earns top rating at metroplex contest



The Buffalo High School Band competed at the Sandy Lake Fun Fest Competition on Monday, May 3rd, where they were awarded a #1 Rating. It was the second time this year that the Bison Band earned the superior rating at a competition, and Director Todd Baker is very proud of the progress his group is making. The BISD music department […]

LCRTA hears State Convention report



The Leon County Retired Teachers met on Wednesday, April 28, 2010 at the Centerville Municipal Building at 12:00 pm. May host and hostesses, Larry and Judy Dorsett, Carol Ball, and Jane Ann Durbin, provided a delicious luncheon with fajitas and all of the trimming. The green and yellow tablecloths and yellow flower decorations set the stage for a definite spring […]

Dunbar Community Center begins Spring Clean



The Oakwood Dunbar Community Center prides themselves on “being there” for their fellow man. This week members were hard at work, working hard to help a member down on his luck. Junior Moore has not being feeling too well lately. He wasn’t sure what he was going to do about the state of his yard. He lives across the street […]