Leon County Cooks



Three weeks past and every day strength is coming back. It is so surprising how much energy it takes to recoup from a fracture. Anyway this was an extremely busy week with lots of family and lots of food. All three of our boys and one grandson came to Buffalo to do a Dinner Theater for our church, First Baptist […]

Tales from WannaBea Farm



The Melody Club Daddy had been reading about Adverse Possession, better known as Squatters Rights and decided to look into it. Eventually he found some land on Galveston Bay that he liked, paid the unpaid taxes on it and began building a small cinder block house on it. He had also found and old house free to anybody that would […]

Trent Ashby

District 57 House of Representatives

Rep. Ashby reminds parents of Sales Tax Holiday State Representative Trent Ashby (R-Lufkin) is reminding parents that the Sales Tax Holiday has been set for the weekend of August 8-10, two weeks before the first day of school. Representative Ashby is hopeful that Texans will see greater rewards this year. “The first day of school is right around the corner. […]

The Flo News



We are happy to report that Peggy Stacey from our Russell/Flo area has recovered from the accident where she broke her hip. She has returned to our Flo Community Church where she and her husband, Oscar, are members. The families of Beverly, Pam and Ann Timmons (from Houston and California) have been here in Flo on their yearly summer trip […]

Verner L. Shaw



Verner L. Shaw passed away peacefully in San Antonio, Texas from congestive heart failure on July 29, 2014 at the age of 95. The last remaining child of Irwin Lee and Amanda Garland Shaw, In addition to his wife Thelma Patterson Shaw he was preceded in death by his sister Opal Shaw Kuehn Nordloh, brothers Earl, James Ray, and John […]

William Lester “Bill” Walters



Funeral services for Rev. William L. “Bill” Walters, age 83, of Centerville are set for 11 AM, Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at the Walters Funeral Home Chapel. A visitation will be held Monday evening from 6 PM until 8 PM at the funeral home. Bill Walters was born August 15, 1930 in Tates Bluff, Arkansas to Thomas Lee and Ida […]

Johnny Frank Ellis



Funeral Services for Johnny Frank Ellis, age 67, of Centerville, TX will be held 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at Walters Funeral Home in Centerville. Visitation will be held Tuesday 6:00 P.M.- 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Interment will follow in the Centerville Cemetery. Funeral services are under the direction of Walters Funeral Home in Centerville. Johnny Ellis […]

Robert Allen Martin



Memorial services for Mr. Robert Allen Martin, age 70, will be held on Saturday, August 9, 2014, at 3:00p.m. at Ricks-Bowers Funeral Home in Jewett. Mr. Martin passed away on Sunday, July 27, 2014, at his residence near Marquez. He was born on January 26, 1944, in Paoli, Indiana. He lived most of his life in San Diego, California with […]

Leon County Sheriff’s Report



07/23/14 Don Craft responded to CR 479 for the report of a suspicious vehicle. Donnie Mordecai was dispatched to Centerville for the report of trespassing. 07/24/14 Cody Wood responded to Centerville for the report of a 911 hang-up call and Buffalo for the report of theft. Chris Rosales was dispatched to Buffalo for the report of a stolen vehicle and […]

Hilltop Lakes golf news



WGA golf news for July 31st. The Hilltop WGA had 9 ladies come out to play golf and the game of the day for the 18-Hole Players was “2 Best Ball of 3” and the winners were: 1st Place Team was Shirley Schiamara, Vicky Garrison and Marcia Waller. Shirley Schiamara had the fewest putts with 25. The closest to the […]