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December 7, 2010  RSS feed
Buffalo children visit Santa
The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce brought Christmas cheer to the city’s youngest residents last Saturday evening, providing a venue for the kiddos to greet Santa and share their Christmas wish list.  More...

For most folks in town, December 1st was just another day. For one local family, however, it will forever be remembered as "The Day" -- The Day they won the Texas Lottery, to the tune of $12 Million. And their names are... well, your guess is as good as mine.   More...

This month marks the 255th anniversary of the dedication of Mission Concepción, near San Antonio, considered by many historians to be the oldest unrestored church in the United States. In an effort to push back on French encroachments from Louisiana, Concepción was originally founded, along with five other missions, by Franciscan friars in East Texas during the late 1600s.   More...
Elton Lee Durant, 87, passed away at home December 3, 2010. He was born October 8, 1923 in Buffalo, Texas to Ben F. Durant and Clara Durant.   More...
Regulars at the Buffalo Senior Citizens Center surprised director Patsy “She-Does-So-Much-For-Us” Randle with a special Texas-shaped birthday cake last week. More...
Two years ago when I began writing this column many of my stories were about mine and Glenn's three year adventure aboard our sail boat "Turn One". In 2007 we "swallowed the anchor" and moved to Buffalo. During our cruise and travel through South America I kept up a web site. The last several months of the trip I let it go and finally removed it from the web when we returned to land.  More...
The Bison men’s basketball team kicked off their season with a tough opponent, hosting the Madisonville Mustangs on Tuesday, November 30. Gene Pruitt and Dianne Ryder took their long-awaited place at the scorers’ table in the new BHS gym, and 2010-11 season was officially underway.   VARSITY   More...
TEMPLE, TEXAS— Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced the nation’s farmers, ranchers and Indian Tribes enrolled over 272,000 acres in the Wetlands Reserve Program (WRP) in fiscal year (FY) 2010. The FY 2010 enrollment is the highest single-year enrollment in the program’s history and is a 52 percent increase over FY 2009 when 179,000 acres were enrolled.  More...
WASHINGTON – Nov. 24, 2010 – President Barack Obama “pardoned” the National Thanksgiving Turkey in a White House Ceremony, as he and National Turkey Federation (NTF) Chairman Yubert Envia celebrated the 63rd anniversary of the National Thanksgiving Turkey presentation.   More...