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News April 14, 2015  RSS feed
Bison Belles show well at National Competition
     The Bison Belles traveled to Moody Gardens in Galveston over the last weekend of March to participate in National competition. Despite lastminute changes due to an injury, the group placed in all three of their events. There were 65 teams competing at Nationals. In their division, the Bison Belles placed fifth in Team Pom, fourth in Team Military, and sixth in Team Jazz.
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      Simply Spa at 1045 Railroad Ave. held its Grand Opening on Thursday, April 9th. Refreshments were served and the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting.
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Buffalo VFD Annual Fish Fry set for April 18
     Coming this weekend Saturday, April 18- -Fun and delicious food; fundraiser for the Buffalo Volunteer Fire Department. Once again the Annual BVFD Fish Fry will be held at the Davis Country Store parking lot in downtown Buffalo. Relax, eat and visit with your friends and neighbors beginning at 11am (lasting until all the fish is gone). Enjoy live music by 489 West!
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Jewett Flea Festival draws large crowds
     Leon County residents, in and around Jewett, were treated to a beautiful spring day with which to celebrate the third annual Jewett Flea Festival on Saturday, April 11, 2015. Parking was extremely difficult to find as patrons took advantage of the weather to enjoy shopping in the Civic center as well as the Flea Market.
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Buffalo Elementary School Pre-K and Kindergarten Round-Up
     Parents of pre-K and Kindergarten children may to register their students on Tuesday, April 28th from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The child must be four years old as of September 1, 2015. Be sure to bring a Certified Copy of Birth Certificate, Social Security Card, shot records and a parent’s drivers license. Please call 902-322-3562 for more information.
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Trent Ashby
District 57 House of Representatives
     This was an incredibly busy and productive week at your State Capitol. Despite the rapid pace of session, I did have the pleasure of visiting with numerous folks from the district-- including a large group of former educators who were here for Texas Retired Teachers Association's Day. We have a lot to cover this week, so let's get to it...
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Leon County Cooks
     Paul and I just got back from a wonderful trip to Arizona where we visited with kids, grandkids and great-grandkids. Such a beautiful place this time of year. The orange trees have just bloomed and most of the fruit is very ripe if not already rotten. The lemon and grapefruit trees are still bearing beautiful, yellow, bright tasting fruit. But it really bothers me that hardly anyone eats them.
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Arts Festival seeks BBQ teams
     Crockett, TX— ATTENTION BBQ TEAMS!! The Piney Woods Music & Arts Festival is looking for BBQ teams to enter its BBQ cook-off. The first annual Piney Woods Music & Arts Festival is going to be held on Saturday April 25th from 3:00pmmidnight. The festival will take place on Historic Camp Street (3rd St) in downtown Crockett.
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Buffalo Police Report
     Officer Lane to Commerce Street for business alarm. Officer found side door of business open. Interior was cleared and manager was contacted to close the door and reset alarm. Call cleared.
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The Flo News
     Our Flo Easter egg hunt was a very treasured one. This with our young ladies, Marlo Corbitt, Shawna Kowis, Nicki Duck, Jamie Smith, Sarah Duncan and their husbands this Easter egg hunt is a new beginning for our Flo Community Center Easter event.
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Community Calendar
     Oakwood VFD will be having a Fish Fry Fundraiser on Saturday, April 18, 2015 beginning at 11:00 am at the fire station in Oakwood. The Friends of Fort Boggy State Park have changed their meeting dates to once per quarter. The next meeting will be held on Monday, April 27, at 6 pm in the Centerville
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