OISD Halloween Carnival was scary good fun!

As Oakwood does not have a city-wide Halloween event, the Oakwood school library was turned into a creepy but fun Halloween carnival on Friday for all the Elementary students to enjoy. There were games to play and prizes to be won. It was a little bit scary and a whole lot of fun! The Pre-K and Kindergarten classes got to […]

Terrific time at the Flo Halloween Carnival

Since the citizens of Flo bought the old Lone Star School from Oakwood ISD there has been an annual Halloween Carnival. For years it has been a delight for the youngsters in the area and this year was no exception. High- lights were “Mean Mary’s Spook House” and the “Costume Judging Contest”. The kitchen served up homemade treats featuring beef […]

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Leon County 4-H Food and Fun Day!

Thirty Leon County 4-H Food and Nutrition Project members traveled to College Station on Saturday, October 23, 2010, for a day filled with learning and fun. 4-H members from Oakwood, Buffalo and Centerville made their first stop of the day at U Paint It! to paint their own serving pieces. Pieces ranged from small bowls and cups to plates. The […]

Junk Art contest brings out the recycle–ers in county’s students

Nucor Steel, which proudly claims the title “Nation’s Largest Recycler”, celebrated Texas Recycling Day on October 28th with some of Leon County’s youngest recyclers. For the fourth year in a row, the company sponsored a Junk Art Contest for area elementary, junior high and high school students. On Tuesday, teams of judges from Nucor selected the top entries from each […]

Oakwood students jump into Nucor Junk Art Contest

According to Nucor, this is the first year all five schools in Leon County have participated in their Junk Art Contest. It is the first year Oakwood became involved. Tina Rayborn’s 4th-6th grade Science classes accepted the challange Once the art projects were completed and turned in, representatives from Nucor Steel went out to the five schools to judge the […]

Leon County 4-H Gold Star Winners

Taylor McGill, David Roach and Kelcey Cockrell of Leon County 4-H were awarded the Texas 4-H Gold Star Award, Monday October 25, 2010 at a formal banquet in Waco, Texas on the campus of Baylor University. The Gold Star Award is the highest county level achievement award made available through Texas 4-H. It is awarded only once in a member’s […]

Buffalo TEEA of Leon Club Report

By Barbara Hankins The Buffalo TEEA Club met on October 20, 2010 at 12:00 in the home of Joanne Zapolski. Due to the illness of Club President Leslie Maciel the meeting was guided by Barbara Hankins. Eleven members and one guest enjoyed a covered dish lunch before the meeting. The program for this month was a demonstration on the making […]

Straight from The Horse’s Mouth

WHAT A RIDE! This Wednesday marks the beginning of our third year at THM. So, what was the difference between the first two? They couldn’t have been more different; it’s like watching the development of your baby from the utter dependence of infancy to the autonomy and mobility of toddler-hood. The first year was full of fear of the unknown, […]

Tales from WannaBea Farm

First Taste of Cabrito

Looking up, I saw Wayne coming from the pasture, carrying one of the new, little kids, her left, rear leg dripping blood. “Oh no,” I thought as I hurried to him. “What happened?” “That @#$%* puppy,” he snarled, “He’s got to go! I know he’s only playing with them but he’s already killed two and now this one is hurt […]