Two charged with burglary had even taken the kitchen sink

The Leon County Sheriff’s office served a search warrant on Carl Walther’s residence off FM 1452. The Wednesday, January 28th search resulted in recovering numerous items stolen during burglaries and oil field thefts. Items stolen from the burglaries had been installed in the suspect’s residence for his use that included a stainless steel kitchen sink. Property recovered totals in the […]


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Chase Glick promoted to Vice President of Community National Bank & Trust of Texas

CORSICANA, Texas – The Board of Directors of Community National Bank & Trust of Texas has announced the promotion of three bank officers. Chase Glick was pro- moted to Vice President. Mr. Glick has been with the bank for five years and is the Branch Manager and Loan Officer in Buffalo. He is currently earning his Masters in Business Administration […]

New District Attorney Hope Knight introduced to Commissioners Court

The Leon County Commissioners held its regular meeting on January 28, 2015 and following opening ceremonies Judge Byron Ryder introduced the new District Attorney. Hope Knight was appointed as District Attorney of Leon County by Rick Perry to fill the spot vacated by Whitney Smith as of the end of 2014. Knight’s term will expire at the 2016 General Election. […]

Flo VFD starts new fire station

The day finally arrived on Thursday, January 29, when the cement trucks pulled into the vacant lot just past the corner of FM 831 and FM 1511 and began pouring a foundation for the new Flo Fire Station. According to Fire Chief Richard Blanchard the building will be 40 X 100 feet and will have 5 bays that will house […]

Tamiflu still available at Leon County Clinic

At the Commissioners Court earlier in January, the Court agreed to make the flu treatment, Tamiflu, available to Leon County citizens. The medicine would be free but charges would be assessed to cover the test to verify the illness and paperwork necessary to keep up with doses used. Dr. Mary Helen Morrow, State Health Authority, said she had seen several […]

Hiser and Goodwyn to headline EEA event at Buffalo Civic Center

The purpose of this upcoming event is to provide educational information on pertinent life skill topics to Leon Extension Education Association (EEA) club members and the community at large from programs obtained through the state TEEA and the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service for the year 2014- 2015. That is exactly why you need to attend this year’s annual Education […]

Czech-Tex Kolaches: Baked In Tradition

They’re tender, doughy pastries with Old World European roots that are being called one of the “it” foods of 2015 by the likes of Bon Apetit magazine. But like so many other trends, Texans have been enjoying kolaches long before they became the menu item du jour of the culinary elite. We can thank our friends in the Texas Czech […]

The Road to Home


Cute as they can be. 4 of them, 2 black and 2 brown, they are 7 weeks old and momma was a dachshund mix and no telling what the daddy was. They came from an elderly couple’s home. They have the mother and as you can see the she had a passel of pups. The couple tried to adopt them […]

Trent Ashby

The third week of Legislative Session here in Austin has come and gone, and the announcement of House committee assignments are looming large for legislators. House members have submitted their committee preference cards to the Speaker, and the assignments are expected to be announced soon. In the meantime, here’s a look at what’s happening at your State Capitol… Visitors It […]