Commissioners hear report on Leon County extension education



The November 29 meeting of the Leon County Commissioners Court heard an annual update of the county Extension Education Club’s activities. During the open comments, members of the club presented the court with a demonstration check for $232,831.08 which they told the court represented the value of volunteer hours that club members had donated during the last year. Dr. Donald […]

District Attorney Hope Knight reports multiple indictments



Leon County District Attorney, Hope L. Knight, met with the grand jury on October 25, 2017. A true bill was returned on each of the following cases: • BIRDEN, MAX RAYMOND: POSS MARIJ >4OZ<=5LBS. • BOWMAN, FLOYD AARON: SEXUAL ASSAULT CHILD. • CRAWFORD, SEAN RAYNARD: TAMPER/ FABRICATE PHYSICAL EVIDENCE. • CROW, STEVEN CHARLES: POSS CS PG 1 <1G. • JOHNSON, […]

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Construction has finally begun on the long awaited new city offices and civic center that will be built on the corner of Gene St. and Hwy 75 in Buffalo. Photo by Mac Shadix SORRY! A SUBSCRIPTION IS REQUIRED! You must be an active subscriber to access this content! Please Login below or Subscribe!

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Another construction project is ramping up in Buffalo. The reworking of the Hwy 79 and IH 45 Southbound intersection is designed to smooth out the traffic flow along Hwy 79. Photo by Mac Shadix SORRY! A SUBSCRIPTION IS REQUIRED! You must be an active subscriber to access this content! Please Login below or Subscribe!

LCRTA celebrates TRTA Foundation Month




Leon County Retired Teachers Association met on Thursday, November 16 at 12:00 pm in Centerville at the Municipal Building for their monthly meeting and luncheon. The meeting room was decorated in the fall theme using fall leaves and fall flowers. The November luncheon was hosted by November hostesses, Judy Dorsett and her helpers, Margaret Heggins, Jane Ann Durbin, Eva Bell, […]

Cooking Country



Here we are in the first week of December and have hardly worn a jacket all fall. Hopefully that will change soon, I know the deer hunters are hoping for some cold weather. We are about to start cooking for Christmas and all the activities that go on during the season, but I wonder about your Caramel Pie and Brined […]

Happy Birthday Baby Jesus



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Hines Garland



A memorial service for Hines Garland, age 96, of Buffalo, will be held on Saturday, December 9, 2017, at 1:00 P.M. in the Buffalo High School Auditorium. Durwin Hohhertz will officiate the service. Mr. Garland went to sleep peacefully at Palestine Regional Hospital in Palestine, Texas on Monday, November 27, 2017. He was born February 19, 1921, the son of […]

Sandra Lynn (Adcock) Young



Sandra Lynn (Adcock) Young was born June 10, 1946 to Boyce and Betty (McMahon) Adcock in Cleburne, Texas. She moved to Centerville in 1978 when she met her husband, Odis “Ott” Young. Sandra passed away November 27, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family following an eight month battle with cancer. Sandra loved the outdoors. She loved “growth hunting” […]

U.S. Congressman Kevin Bray

Another Major Step Forward for Pro- Growth Tax Reform

The U.S. Senate took a major step forward for tax reform and the American people early Saturday morning. For the first time in 31 years, the House and the Senate have each passed legislation that will deliver real tax relief to families and job creators and revitalize our nation’s economy after years of sluggish growth. I applaud Senate Republicans for […]