East Texas Livestock Report



Date: 3-1-11Volume: 852Tested: 200Sellers: 148Total Buyers: 58Packer Buyers: 5Order Buyers: 14Cattle Companies: 35Feeder Orders: 268Slaughter CowsCanners…………………… 40-57.00Boning/Utility………….. 58-69.00Cutters…………………….. 70-79.50 Slaughter Bulls……….. 65-94.00Bred Cows………….520-1020/hdCow/Calf Pairs…………. 630-1240Feeder Steers/Bulls Large Frame #1’s150-200…………………… 135-205205-300…………………… 130-192305-400…………………… 125-180405-500…………………….110-167505-600…………………….. 95-163605-800………………… 88.50-146Feeder Heifers – Large Frame#1110-200…………………….110-195205-300…………………… 100-190 305-400…………………….. 95-170405-500…………………….. 84-160505-600…………………….. 80-151605-800…………………….. 73-138Compared to last week:All classes of feeder steersand heifers ended fully $3 to$4 higher with instances up […]

Buffalo Police Report



Officer Fulmer to Legalley Street for report of stolen property. Upon arrival, offi- cer made contact with Complainant regarding a gun her ex-husband had in his possession that belonged to her. She advised that she bought it while they were married and now that they were divorced, he refused to return it to her. Officer referred Complainant to appropriate agency […]

Leon County Sheriff’s Report



2/23/11 Jack Tomlinson responded to the report of public intoxication at the NB I-45 rest area. David Sales responded to CR 309 for the report of a theft. David Sales and Skip Young responded to Marquez for the report of a civil matter. David Sales responded to a livestock complaint in Centerville. David Sales responded to CR 282 for the […]

Dinner Tonight



This week’s recipe features catfish, which is on special at Lacey’s for $4.99 per pound. Also at that price are ribeye steaks. I chose catfish because this week begins the Lenten season and for many, fish will be the choice meal on Fridays. This recipe is also a healthier spin on fried catfish. I’d serve this with a potato dish […]

Freestone County Sheriff’s Report



Lightning reported to have struck residence on MLK in Teague, AC knocked out, house making strange noises of hissing, TPD Martin to same. Navarro County S.O. advised of loose donkey, FM-416. Deputy Shaw dealing with Lady receiving 10-12 harassing phone calls in last hour, near Big Lake. Lady ran out of gas, Mile 209. Ooops! Dep. Shaw to report of […]

Flo Volunteer Fire Department on its way to becoming “first responder”



The Flo Volunteer Fire Department achieved the first step toward becoming an emergency first responder last week when it closed on a parcel of land where the Flo Fire Station will be built. The 2.67 acres is located at the Flo Crossroads next to the Flo Water office on FM 1511. Fire Chief Richard Blanchard says the fire department will […]

Freestone Art League sets meeting date



The Freestone County Art League will meet on Saturday, March 19, 2011 at the Church of Christ Fellowship Hall at 1001 North Eight Avenue in Teague, Texas from 10:00 am until around noon. Ms. Patsy Irons, a self taught artist, was born in Palestine, TX., and will be painting a pallette knife floral demonstration of a magnolia. This artist is […]

Veterans Affairs



The Vietnam Veterans of America and their Associates traveled to the Texas State Veterans Home in Temple to give out candy, stuffed toys and Valentines, many of which were made by the school children. Thank you to all that gave. Members of the VVA & AVVA provided refreshments, sang and danced with the patients, all of whom were surprised and […]

2011-03-08 E-Edition

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