Caught Between Light and Shadow

Picture it: 1960’s Leon County Texas.  We were a backwoods sort of Mayberry with our very own Andy Griffith, but our sheriff’s name was Ben Lee and then Buddy Bell.  They were good men and the community trusted them.  Neighbors helped neighbors and the community stood as a whole.  We looked out for one another

I Think My Wife Just Shot Herself

On Wednesday, December 8, 2010, at approximately 2:40 p.m. Central Time, Gerald Willhelm, the husband of Janice Lee Willhelm (Robeson), called 911 and spoke to a Leon County Sheriff Dispatcher, and stated that he thought his wife had just shot herself. The lady who took his call identified herself as “Leon County Sheriff’s Office,” and

Steve Torno Defies Army Corps of Engineers

by Cameron Langford A Texas developer defied the federal government by clearing 22 acres of public land to create a waterfront view of a lake, after the Army Corps of Engineers told him not to, Uncle Sam claims in court. The United States of America sued Steven Torno dba Circle T. Realty of Centerville Texas,