Tales from WannaBea Farm



The Great Forgery Fraud “C’mon, Joyce Dean.” That’s what my brother has always called me. “Joy is so close to her due time and she’s not feeling good or she would have been here herself. This means a lot to her.” “Okay, if this means so much to her, you go. After all you’re her father.” I argued. But when […]

AARP hears from Eddie Harcrow



The Buffalo chapter of AARP enjoyed an informative program and shared a pot luck luncheon (with Helen’s homemade bread!) at their August 20th meeting. Local CPA Eddie Harcrow spoke to the group and shared a little about the history of taxes, offered tips on preparing for your tax return, and fielded questions from the audience. Everyone appreciated his presentation and […]

Anna Bethel (Leathers) Lathrop



Anna Bethel (Leathers) Lathrop, age 86, of Centerville, and formerly Houston, passed away on Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at the Madison- St. Joseph Regional Health Center following a prolonged illness. She was preceded in death by both of her parents; husband, Frank Lathrop, II; three infant siblings; sister, Annie Jo Scruggs; brothers, Monroe “Levi” and Frank Powell Leathers; son-in-law, Johney […]

Paula Lynn (Lee) Vayo



Graveside funeral services for Paula Lynn (Lee) Vayo, age 64, of Lake Limestone were held Wednesday at 10:00 A.M. at North Creek Cemetery in the Nineveh Community in eastern Leon County. Wayne Bell, of Walters Funeral Home, officiated the service. Mrs. Vayo died in Waco August 17, 2013. Mrs. Vayo was born September 15, 1948 in Crockett, Texas to Harley […]

Buffalo Police Report



Officer Mouton to Commerce Street for business alarm. Upon arrival, officer checked business and found no sign of entry. Call cleared. A short time later, officer received another call for the same business alarm. Key holder was contacted and officer checked the interior of the business. Alarm was found to be malfunctioning. Call cleared. Officer Mouton to Commerce Street for […]

The Flo News



The Flo Lone Star School cont’d. The Flo Lone Star brick school became the second Flo Lone Star School established within the 1964 school year. The Leon County superintendent, Jay S. Winn and Travis Moore school principle. Teachers were Orpha Betts, Opal Ward, Kenneth Woodard and Agnes Speights with Norene Watson as cook and bus drivers: Woodrow Bell, Archie Barnett, […]

Community Calendar



The family of Sharon Friend, who passed away April 23, 2006, and Debra Friend, who passed away July 31, 2013, would like to invite their former co-workers and friends to a double memorial service/dinner for the sisters at Grace Tabernacle in Dew, Texas on September 1, 2013 at 4pm. If you are able to come please bring a cover dish, […]

Texas crop, weather: South Plains corn and late-planted sorghum doing well



COLLEGE STATION – Thanks to recent rains, South Plains corn is in good shape, as is grain sorghum, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. “The rains we’ve had since mid-June have been a tremendous benefit,” said Dr. Calvin Trostle, AgriLife Extension agronomist specializing in corn and sorghum, Lubbock. “Certainly, producers are pushing corn as best they can […]

TDA Market Recap August 20, 2013



For the week ending Aug. 17, 2013, feeder cattle prices reported by Texas auctions were steady to $7 higher per hundredweight (cwt). Texas direct feeder cattle sales were steady to $3 higher, and the Oklahoma City National Stockyards were $3 to $5 higher. The likelihood of lower grain prices this fall, along with higher fed cattle and beef prices supported […]

Livestock Report



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