2020-01-14 E-Edition

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Gov. Abbott says Texas won’t participate in refugee resettlement

Gov. Greg Abbott informed the U.S. State Department that Texas will not participate in the refugee resettlement program this fiscal year. The decision comes after more than 40 other governors, including several Republicans, said they would opt in to the federal refugee resettlement program. Resettlement agencies need written consent from states and local governments by Jan. 21. The Trump administration […]

Meeting held to organize for the upcoming census

Leon County Judge Byron Ryder and Partership Specialist Randy Portillo led a meeting attended by about 18 people in the Annex II meeting room on the third floor to encourage engagement with the upcoming census activities. Neither the meeting nor the upcoming events have been advertised in county media. Full counting of the county residents is an important task. Determination […]

Commissioners discuss security in county work spaces

In response to an unspecified threat, county commissioners spent considerable time discussing items 18 and 19 on the agenda for the January 13th meeting in the Annex1 courtroom. The commissioners had breezed through the agenda until they encountered these items. County Attorney Caleb Henson was present to attempt to guide then to an understanding of the items. The items read: […]

Comptroller Glenn Hegar Distributes $764 Million in Monthly Sales Tax Revenue to Local Governments

(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $763.8 million in local sales tax allocations for January, 4 percent more than in January 2019. These allocations are based on sales made in November by businesses that report tax monthly. For details on January sales tax allocations to individual […]


Buffalo Order of the Eastern Stars #157 enjoyed their December meeting by honoring Leon County First Responders by presenting them with stuffed animals for distributing to children caught in tragic situations. SORRY! A SUBSCRIPTION IS REQUIRED! You must be an active subscriber to access this content! Please Login below or Subscribe!

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Tips, Touts, Kudos, and Keto

Tips It pays to advertise Or, at least, it should pay. There are many forms of advertising and it can be confusing. There is image advertising, like a full page for $50,000 in the New York Times with only your company name in the middle of the page. Some must see a way to make that pay, or else they […]

Cooking Country

Here we are beginning the second full week of 2020 and it has gone by so very fast. So did you pay any attention to my “Healthy Eating Plate”? By the way that is not an original, you can pull up the same or similar thing on the Internet. Last week we talked about several healthy foods but particularly healthy […]

BRADY BRIEFING: President Trump is Defending our Nation

Conroe, Tex. – Last week, President Trump successfully eliminated the world’s most dangerous terrorist. Qassim Soleimani was the leader of the Quds Force – the most dangerous and well-armed terrorist organization in the world – and the extraterritorial wing of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. He was directly responsible for the death of hundreds of Americans, and was planning imminent […]

Buffalo Library News

Happy New Year to all our patrons and friends. It is another year and we hope it will be a good one. This month we will display books about Dr. Martin Luther King life; his birthday is celebrated January 20 and also the author of ” Alice In Wonderland”, Lewis Carroll birthday is January 27. The book will be on […]