Caretaker Wanted

2019-05-07 E-Edition

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House passes bill to expand access to medical cannabis



The Texas House on Monday advanced a bill that would expand the list of debilitating conditions that allow Texans to legally use medical cannabis. House Bill 1365 would add Alzheimer’s, Crohn’s disease, muscular dystrophy, post-traumatic stress disorder, autism and a bevy of other illnesses to an existing state program that currently applies only to people with intractable epilepsy who meet […]

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Rhyder, aged 5, Tayton, aged 7 and Weston Brown aged 4, fish for rubber ducks at the Citizens Band Spring Bash as Jen Penny looks on. More photos on page 9. Photo by Mac Shadix SORRY! A SUBSCRIPTION IS REQUIRED! You must be an active subscriber to access this content! Please Login below or Subscribe!

.006% of voters decide mayoral election in Buffalo

Jones unseats Dawkins by five votes

Only 816 people in Buffalo out of a population of more than 1800 registered to vote this year. Only 183 actually voted. .006 of those voters, or five people determined the outcome of the race for mayor. Those who did not vote had the excuse of beautiful weather on election day, May 4th. Jerrod Jones pulled 93 votes to Royce […]

Citizens Bank crawfish boil draws over 300 guests


A combination of things edged a near perfect Citizens Bank’s third annual Spring Bash and crawfish boil nearer to perfection. The actual weather beat an errant forecast and produced a dead solid perfect day for the event. The tables were arranged in the shade of the Live Oaks on the northern edge of the front parking lot. The Teague band, […]

2019 Dean’s Roundtable Honorees announced


The College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University will honor 33 transformational leaders at the 2019 Dean’s Roundtable to be held on Friday, April 26th at the Hildebrand Equine Complex in College Station, Texas and among the honorees were Judge Byron Ryder and Col. James Wallace for their innovations in bringing Telehealth to Leon County. For the […]

TPWD temporarily closes alligator gar fishing in segment of the Trinity River

AUSTIN – Due to flooding conditions on the Trinity River, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is temporarily prohibiting fishing for alligator gar in portions of the river between the Highway 287 bridge near Cayuga and State Highway 7 near Crockett. TPWD Executive Director Carter Smith issued the emergency order on Monday, May 6, to temporarily prohibit taking or attempting […]

County Agent informs AARP about Extension activities

The Buffalo AARP Chapter held its monthly meeting at the Buffalo Civic Center on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. The group celebrated the April birthdays of Gloria Anthony and Glendora Scott. The guest speaker for this month’s meeting was Leon County Ag Agent Richard Parrish. Agent Parrish explained that he is one of three Ag Agents that service Leon County. Each […]

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