2020-10-20 E-Edition

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Leon County honors it’s vetearns with luncheon and prizes

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Leon County celebrated another Veterans Appreciation Day at the Expo. The 1st Cavalry equine unit didn’t make the show because of COVID, but the Colonel was present along with Congresssman Kevin Brady and State Representative Trent Ashby. The Vets, their spouses and others present were served lunch at their tables. There was chicken fried steak, gravy, green beans, rolls, and […]

BISD educators show signs of encouragement as school year goes along

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The BISD held its regular meeting on Monday, October 19, 2020 with more optimism than in the past few meetings. Kelly Moore, Lower Junior High Principal, showed a video of a series of teachers expressing their opinion of how the year is going. Surprisingly, all of the educators were upbeat about the circumstances and feel they have the situation under […]

Leon County to hold public hearing on ConnectGen

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Immediately following, and almost as routine as the pledges and prayers opening each commissioners court, the item for discussing, reviewing, amending and /or approving Leon County Declaration of Local Disaster and Order relating to the expanded reopening of services as part of the COVID disaster failed to get a motion until County Judge Byron Ryder made one himself. His motion […]

Mac Shadix

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Tips, Touts, Kudos, and Keto

Although the internet instructs me not to call this period of weather we are experiencing ‘Indian Summer’ I am going to ignore that font of all wisdom and go right ahead and consider what we are experiencing now an Indian Summer. We are enjoying beautiful clear weather following a cold snap. Well at least following a cool spell. On my […]

Cooking Country

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We are about one month into our pursuit of fiber! How is it working for you? I think I am doing pretty good. Of course I won’t be able to get blood work for another five months so, if I do this, I have to keep it up for five more months or it isn’t accomplishing much. One thing I […]

Friends of Fort Boggy Quarterly Meeting set for Oct. 24th

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The Friends of Fort Boggy will meet on Saturday, October 24th at 11:00 a.m. at the park pavilion at Fort Boggy State Park. Park entrance fee will be waived for those attending the meeting. If you would like to become an active member of the Friends of Fort Boggy we invite you to come join us. The Friends of Fort […]

ABCs of Moving More for Heart Health

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Keeping physically active works wonders for your overall health in many ways—and your heart in particular. Exercise lowers blood pressure and improves blood cholesterol, for example, which directly impacts the condition of your arteries. It reduces the risk of diabetes , one of the leading risk factors for heart disease. And along with a heart-healthy diet, physical activity makes it […]

Community Calendar

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CrossRoad Life Recovery – Mondays at 7 PM to 8:30 PM – A Christ-Centered 12 Step/ support group for all of life’s issues including but not limited to addictions, anxiety, weight loss, and depression. Meetings are safe, confidential, and full of hope. Hosted by Our Savior Lutheran 171 Hwy 75 Centerville 903- 536-2019. Everyone is Invited – Community Bible Study. […]

Roy Lee Jarvis

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Roy Lee Jarvis, 43, of Jewett Texas, went home to be with our Lord Jesus Christ on Saturday, October 10, 2020. The Jarvis family will be holding a memorial service in his honor at a date to be announced. Roy Lee will be remembered in the community for his honorable, inspirational, and uplifting attitude and work ethic. Despite being in […]