Wing Ding Festival in Marquez a huge success



The Wing Ding Festival in Marquez began in 2013 and has increased in events and attendance each year. Approximately 900-1000 people attended this year. This is a family outing with a car show and “42” tournament for the adults and rides and other activities for the kids. The Wing Ding cookoff is a favorite for everyone. Other activities included this […]

Bison sweep to Bi-District win



The Bison defeated Woden 3-2 and 6-5 to win Bi-District and advance to the Area Championship against East Bernard. Both games went extra innings and good pitching, defense and clutch hitting gave the Bison victories in the games. The Bison traveled to Woden on May 6th and scored a run in the 10th inning to squeak by the Eagles 3-2. […]

A&M cancer research advances basic understanding



(COLLEGE STATION, Texas) — Researchers at the Texas A&M Health Science Center found that when cancer cells are able to block the function of a gene called NLRC5, they are able to evade the immune system and proliferate, according to research published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). Under normal circumstances, the immune system recognizes […]

Commissioners oppose high speed rail petitions



The Leon County Commissioners Court held a Special Called Meeting on Thursday, May 5 and because it so close to the Regular Meeting Date on Monday, May 9, the two meeting were combined. Even so, Court was over in record time. Probably because the last regular meeting was on Wednesday, April 27, there was little business to discuss and court […]

2016 Relay for Life Hope Gala supports local cancer suvivors



The 2016 Relay For Life Hope Gala presented by The American Cancer Society on Friday, May 6th delighted it’s almost 100 guests with an evening of Celebration, Remembrance and Hope. The event which included a fabulous steak dinner catered by Bob and Tonya Champion, an inspirational message from Pastor Cheryl Lane, a silent auction and a live dessert auction raised […]

Bison Belles celebrate the 58th Line



The 58th Bison Belle Line was celebrated on Monday, May 2nd, with accolades and awards throughout the evening. Starting with beautifully decorated tables, a dinner spaghetti, furnished by parents and grandparents, and finished off with a gorgeous tier cake honor the Belles, the evening was an event the girls will remember. In addition to awards for the girls, Super Backers […]

Cooking Country



Last week Paul and I drove to Bryan and on the way we stopped by a garage sale at North Zulch. The only item we bought was a Southern Living Cookbook 1983 Annual Recipes. Had to buy it because 1983 was such a good year for me. We celebrated our 25th anniversary, our oldest son, Keith married the love of […]

LCRTA holds monthly luncheon in Centerville





Leon County Re- tired Teachers Association held their 12:00 pm monthly luncheon meeting on Wednesday, April 27 in Centerville at the Municipal Building. Hostesses for the April luncheon were Virginia Crabb, Carol Ball and Judy Dorsett. The tables were decorated with colorful spring bouquet centerpieces. The business meeting was called to order by Verdine H. Perry, president. The minutes were […]

Doris Ann (Newton) Ewing



Doris Ann (Newton) Ewing was born December 5, 1960 to Ross and Jeanette (Copeland) Newton in Bryan, Texas. She married Rodney Ewing on December 5, 1980 in Flynn, Texas. She was a wonderful wife, mother and friend who enjoyed spoiling and caring for not only her family but others as well. With a knack for creating beautiful things, she spent […]

Joe Dixon Worsham



Joe Dixon Worsham, 61, of Teague, TX passed away on April 26, 2016 in Pearland, TX. Joe was born in Houston on January 13, 1955 to Elwood and Kathleen (Price) Worsham. Joe had worked 28 years at Gate Precast in Pearland. Joe was in the U.S. Navy and served as an E3 Airman/Crash and Rescue for four years. Joe enjoyed […]