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August 28, 2012  RSS feed
At the last meeting of the BISD School Board, they postponed a decision on setting policy for student participation in UIL (extra curricular) activities if they test positive for drugs. The Board revisited that policy at a special called meeting on Monday night -- and made sweeping changes.   More...

Like many small towns, and households for that matter, Jewett is feeling the crunch of a long-term downturn in the economy. Attempting to cut expenses at last Monday’s city council meeting, August 20, the council voted to lay off a full-time police officer and a part-time city secretary.   More...

It is hard to be positive when you are looking at a negative number. That was the reality facing the OISD Board members at last night's regularly scheduled monthly meeting. Everyone has been on edge waiting to get word about state budget cuts. They expected bad news, like all the other school districts. They did not expect it to be this bad.  More...
J. D. Teague, 87, of Fairfield, passed away Friday, August 24, 2012 at his residence. Services were 10:00 a.m. Monday, August 27, 2012 at Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Terry Skinner officiating. Interment followed at Sardis-Edgefield Cemetery near Rusk. Visitation was Sunday, August 26, 2012 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.  More...
Twenty-three-year-old Josh Chambers is committed to follow the Lord's calling on his life. He's just waiting to see what direction that may take.  Chambers is a native of Mexia and considers his grandparents' home in Buffalo as almost his second home. He made a visit to Buffalo last weekend to visit family, including his grandmother Josephine Randle, before embarking on a new career.  More...
Hobo the cowardly dog   “Maybe that’s the road, he said it was a dirt road.” Mama was pointing to what looked like more of a trail through the weeds.  More...
The Buffalo Bison hosted Franklin High School in a football scrimmage on Thursday, August 23rd, giving the coaches another good look at their team before the season starts in earnest next week. Several key players were still out of the Bison lineup nursing injuries.  More...
COLLEGE STATION – An El Niño currently developing in the tropical Pacific could mean an improved agricultural outlook for all of Texas, according to Dr. John Nielsen-Gammon, state climatologist and regents pro- fessor at Texas A&M University.  More...