Area Breaking News

Lady Cougars clinch District 21 Championship on Senior Night

  By Bobby Barr On Tuesday, April 16, the Leon Lady Cougars officially clinched the District 21 softball championship, blasting the Latexo Lady Tigers 18-0 and 16-0 in back-to-back run-ruled 3-inning games. Leon bats pounded out 34 runs and 28 hits including five home runs.  The Maci Bumpurs/Kassidy Cravey combo allowed zero runs and five…

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Strong thunderstorms, tornados rip through county

By David Clute Severe thunderstorms rumbled through the area on Saturday, April 13, causing widespread damage from near Calvert up to Jewett and Buffalo. Franklin was the hardest hit as a tornado that had formed near the community of Elliot traveled north and made a direct impact on the south side of town. As many…

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