Ambulance service restored (temporarily)



On Wednesday morning, April 15th, Legacy Ambulance Services responded to a two-vehicle accident on Highway 79 in front of Texas Burger/Subway. A Flynn resident, Mary Tudor, was charged for failing to control the speed of her Dodge pickup when she struck a Leon County sheriff’s department vehicle driven by Deputy George (Skip) Young. A one-year-old baby boy was restrained in […]

Tornado causes no reported damage



Mother Nature was merciful to Leon County last week, when severe weather came barreling through the area but no storm-related damage was reported. According to Meterologist Gary Woodall with the National Weather Service, there was a confirmed tornado near Easterly and wind damage in Franklin. Based on the Easterly storm, the NWS issued a tornado warning for western Leon County. […]

Russell Collins acquitted on all counts

Jury takes 45 minutes

A Leon County jury took only 45 minutes from beginning deliberations to announcing their verdict for acquittal in the strange case of disabled Marine Corps veteran Russell Collins. Collins was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon as the result of a shootout on County Road 200 about a mile Northeast of Centerville on May 28, 2008 around 9 […]

Texans tote teabags to tax protest



ARLINGTON: Congressman Joe Barton (R-Ennis/Arlington) pledged to thousands of angry taxpayers at TEA parties in Arlington and Fort Worth on Wednesday evening that he would be on the legislative frontlines fighting against the Democrats’ wasteful spending spree in Washington. “We can’t borrow and spend our way out of this recession. We are mortgaging this nation’s future and saddling the next […]

Step Outside

You don't have to look far for Gar

Some like to hunt, some like to fish. Bowfishing is a growing sport nationwide and a great way to enjoy hunting and fishing at the same time. Texas laws do not permit the taking of most game fish with archery tackle. That means that fishing with a weapon is limited to the non-game species like Gar and Carp. One doesn’t […]

Straight from The Horse’s Mouth



Life in the bookstore has never been dull. We have drawn prodigious local talent for our open mic nites, have daily drive-bys from very far and wide, and we even have a family of fairies in house. For several months we’ve been living in peace, but recently all has not been completely well. Books go missing constantly. The espresso machine […]

Letters to the Editor



Citizens and Friends, This is my first-ever “letter to the editor” of either Buffalo newspaper. I know I am far from being the most influential citizen in this town, nor do I get very vocally involved in most local elections. I do feel, however, that this upcoming election features some important issues. I’d like to clarify my stance on one […]

CHS Lady Tigers win District track title



The Centerville Lady Tigers’ track team, anchored by talented multi-event freshman Callie Padgett (LEFT) and tiny-but-tough senior Isabel Reyes (RIGHT), earned the title of District Champions in the district meet in Groveton last week. Van’Go’photos SORRY! A SUBSCRIPTION IS REQUIRED! You must be an active subscriber to access this content! Please Login below or Subscribe!

Bison men finish 4th in district, qualify six for Regional Meet



The Bison men began district competition at Groveton on Monday with a slow start but before all was said and done, BHS had qualified their largest team for the Regional Qualifiers Meet in several years. Six Bison men will be competing at Whitehouse on May 1-2, with another going as an alternate. VARSITY ACTION In the field events and race […]

Lady Bison Relays Advance to Regional Meet



The Lady Bison track team qualified five members in five events for the Region III meet in Whitehouse on May 1st and 2nd. In addition to the regional berths, Buffalo scored 91 points on their way to a third place finish at the district meet in Groveton last week. Centerville and Trinity came in first and second in the team […]