Tractor Supply Company announces Paper Clover campaign for 4-H



BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (Oct. 1, 2015) – After a record-breaking 4-H Paper Clover campaign in the spring, Tractor Supply Company, in partnership with National 4-H Council, is hosting another Paper Clover campaign in October. On Oct. 7 – 18, Tractor Supply Company and Del’s Feed and Farm Supply customers have the opportunity to purchase paper clovers for $1 or more during […]

Leon County prepares for Veteran’s Appreciation Day at the Expo Center



The Leon County Commissioners Court held its regular meeting on September 30, 2015 with all Commissioners present and Judge Byron Ryder presiding. The County’s business went quickly and smoothly with considerable attention paid to the upcoming Veterans’ Appreciation Day. Leon County Veterans’ Services Officer Frank Moore reported to the Court that he had accumulated 15 door prizes, all of which […]

Leon County 4-H to plant a tree at Expo



Join 4-H for its annual One Day 4-H event. There are many ways to participate and thank the community for supporting 4-H in Texas for over 103 years. This year 4-H will partner with Texas A&M Forest Service for 4-H GROWS to plant a commemorative tree in every county in Texas! The event will take place on Saturday, October 10th […]

Jewett Quilt show big hit



Members of the Jewett Chamber of Commerce are thrilled with the turnout for its annual quilt show last week, and well it should be. Ninetysix quilts were on display inside the Jewett Civic Center. Quilters from as far away as Dumas, Houston and Dallas came all the way to Jewett to display their craft. The quilts are judged in several […]

BHS Class of 1945



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Cooking Country



What a glorious morning, this beautiful crisp, fall, October Monday. Took my walk a little later than normal and still had to wear a long sleeve shirt. A few sweetgum and sassafras trees have begun to turn. Love this time of year!! The last few weeks we have looked at a wonderful cookbook from The Leona Food Pantry and we […]

According to Vern



Wow! My last article generated the most email yet. Not to mention I actually had people stopping me on the streets to ask about Beautyberry and if it really worked or not. I assure you, it works wonderfully. I have to laugh though, because several people wrote me with the same recurring theme, “All my friends will make fun of […]

Trent Ashby announces start of Aerospace Scholars program



AUSTIN – Representative Ashby is pleased to announce the launch of the 2015-2016 High School Aerospace Scholars (HAS) project. HAS enables selected high school juniors to explore new frontiers and become a part of NASA’s plan for space exploration. Selected students will apply their math and science skills to complete web-based assignments during the school year, and those who score […]

Theresa Yvonne Brison



Theresa Yvonne Brison was a wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and aunt. Her family and extended family were the most important part of her life. She was born on October 15, 1948 in LaPlata, Maryland. Her parents were Harry William and Carrie Bell (Francis) Ogg. She was raised in Maryland and Ohio. She met her husband, Emory Dale Brison, […]

Elizabeth Diane Conner



Elizabeth Diane Conner was born in Ninevah, Texas on February 1, 1946 to Oliver and Willie M. (Chatham) Ellis. She was known to her friends and family as “Diane” and was a lifelong resident of the Ninevah and Hopewell Communities east of Centerville, Texas. Diane was a member of the Living Faith Baptist Church. Her family said that she was […]