Buffalo Little Leaguers advance to district play



Area Little League baseball teams have been competing very successfully in tournament action. MACHINE PITCH The Leon County Machine Pitch Tournament was held last week in Centerville. The Gold Bison team coached by Russell Jonas took first place by defeating the Purple Bison, coached by Tommy Davis. Both teams will advance to the District Tournament July 13-18, hosted by Buffalo. […]

Cheerleading Camp pumps up spirit



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The long road back to Oakwood

Lucielle’s story

At 83 years young, Mabel Lucielle Smith is a vibrant resident of the city of Oakwood. Lucielle was born and raised here. She went to school here and got married in her early 20’s to her high school sweetheart. Even though she loved her friends and family, she felt that she was missing something. Shortly after getting married, she fullfilled […]

Steelmans celebrate 59th anniversary with lodge installation

Ray Steelman to become Worshipful Master of Buffalo lodge

Ray and Mary Steelman, residents of the Smith’s Crossing neighborhood since 1992, have plenty to celebrate this month. On Saturday, July 11th, Ray will be installed as the Worshipful Master at Buffalo’s Masonic Lodge #554. The next week, Ray and Mary will celebrate their 59th anniversary on July 19th. Asked what they will do to recognize that date, Mary said […]

Coco is missing



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City of Oakwood prepares for repairs



The Oakwood City Council held a special meeting this week to determine what to do about a recent water line discovery that could pose problems for the residents on Main Street. Through routine maintenance checks and the repair last week of a portion of the city’s water line on Main St., it came to the attention of City Water Superintendent […]

School Board approves personnel changes



A quorum of members of the BISD School Board met in special session on June 30, 2009 to deal with a brief agenda of personnel-related items. The Board discussed and approved Local DEC which dealt with the district’s policy on compensation and benefits of leaves and absences. Following that, the Board was advised of the resignation of Tracy Harrison, who […]

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THE LANDON EXCHANGE

Community Involvement Changes Children’s Lives

Nonprofit organizations exist to help people and better communities, but where you live can make a significant difference when it comes to getting help from charities. A child that lives in Houston has a world of help and resources available to them and their family. Unfortunately, the story is far different for children living in less populated areas. In Harris […]

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