Cooking Country



Last week I told you about haggis, that world famous Scotch dish, and this week we will look at “black pudding” equally famous but all over Great Britian. My family first experienced black pudding on a train ride from London to Edinburgh, Scotland. Most were willing to try it but one simply would not put it to her mouth. I […]

Robbie Irene Slaughter Blacknall



Mrs. Robbie Irene Slaughter Blacknall went home to be with the LORD on August 14, 2017 at her home in Grapevine, Texas with her husband and son at her side. Robbie Irene Blacknall was born December 10, 1959, to the parents of Irene Marie Carroll Slaughter and the late Nelson Walter Slaughter Jr. at Nellis Air Force Base, Las Vegas, […]

Pauline Easterling



Funeral services for Pauline Easterling, age 89, of Marquez, were held at 2 P.M., Sunday, September 3, 2017, at the Marquez Baptist Church in Marquez, Texas. Interment followed in the Marquez Cemetery. Frances “Pauline” Easterling was born on August 4, 1928 in Marquez, Texas to Samuel & Anna Belle (Coker) Winstead. She grew up in Marquez and moved to Houston […]

Lee Royce Sanders



Funeral services for Mr. Lee Royce Sanders, 86, of Marquez were held at 12 noon, Saturday, September 2, 2017 at the Walters’ Buffalo Funeral Home Chapel in Buffalo. Chaplain Marty Bellesteros, of Traditions Hospice, officiated the service. Burial followed in the Seale-Round Prairie Cemetery in Robertson County. Lee Sanders was born in Hugo, Oklahoma on July 16, 1931 to Audy […]

Joseph Dewitt Robinson



Joseph Dewitt Robinson was born on January 10, 1961 in Pasadena, Texas to J.B. & Nelda Ruth (Haggard) Robinson. He worked as a carpenter most of his life and truly enjoyed building things. Joseph also liked fishing and hunting. He had lived in the Centerville area off and on since 1985 and was a member of the Cowboy Church of […]

Leon County Sheriff’s Report



8/23/17 Deputy Stephen Pate dispatched to Hwy. 75 in Buffalo in reference to a traffic stop. Report made.Deputy Jerry Nichols dispatched to CR 108 in Leona in reference to a fire. Report made.Deputy Tommy Page dispatched to Spur 3 in Normangee in reference to a suspicious person complaint. CTW issued. Report made.Deputy Jerry Nichols dispatched to CR 112 in Centerville […]

Community Calendar



The Jewett Extension Education Club (EEC) will begin their official calendar year on September 11, 2017. All interested in this organization are welcome to attend this meeting which will install our new officers in a fun and entertaining manner by Kim Brown, Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) Agent along with a luncheon provided. Cost is free. Membership fees will be […]

Texas Crop and Weather Report:

AgriLife Extension personnel to assess flooding impact on livestock, pets

COLLEGE STATION — Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service personnel will soon begin assessing recovery needs for livestock producers and pet owners as residents grapple with ongoing flooding along the Gulf Coast. AgriLife Extension experts said the U.S. Department of Agriculture inventory estimated there were more than 1.2 million beef cattle alone within the 54 Texas counties on the emergency declaration […]

Political Cartoon



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BUFFALO LIVESTOCK REPORT



Sale Date: 9-2-17Head Count: 1202Last Week: 960Sellers: 175Buyers: 57Cutter Cows………………….60-74Fat Cows………………………55-68Canner Cows…………………40-62Slaughter Bulls Steady/DownHeavy Bulls………………….65-85Light Bulls………………….70-100Cow/Calf Pairs & Bred Cows Choice Pairs…………………..1800-2125Good Pairs……………..1400-1725Plain Pairs……………….850-1350Bred Cows 3-6 Yr Old……….950-1575Steer/Bull Calves & YearlingsSome plainer, hard to placecalves below these figures.150-200 lbs……………….165-240200-300 lbs……………….150-235300-400 lbs……………….135-205400-500 lbs……………….130-200500-600 lbs……………….120-175 600-700 lbs……………….115-162700-800 lbs……………….110-137Heifer Calves & YearlingsSome plainer, hard to placecalves below these figures.150-200 lbs……………….130-220200-300 lbs……………….130-215300-400 lbs……………….130-180400-500 lbs……………….120-155500-600 […]