Tommy Warren



Memorial services for Mr. Tommy Warren, 45, will be held on Thursday, July 16, 2009, at 7:00p.m. at Faith Baptist Church in Buffalo. There will be a sign language interpreter at the service for Mr. Warren’s hearing impaired friends. Mr. Warren passed away on Tuesday, July 14, 2009, at his residence near Jewett. He was born and raised in Mexia, […]

Jeff Clinton “Pat” Coleman



Funeral services for Jeff Clinton “Pat” Coleman, age 90, of Leona were held at 10 AM, Saturday, July 18th at the Walters Funeral Home in Centerville. Dr. Afzaal Firdous officiated and burial was in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery south of Centerville. Visitation Born January 2, 1919 in Middleton, Texas (Leon County) to Benjamin and Jennie (McCoy) Coleman, Pat was a […]

Ed Hennesey



Funeral services for Mr. Ed Hennesey, 70, will be held on Wednesday, July 22, 2009, at 10:00a.m. at Ephesus Baptist Church near Jewett. Bro. Ray Payne will officiate. Interment will follow the services at Sardis Cemetery. Visitation will be held throughout the day on Tuesday at the funeral home. Mr. Hennesey passed away on Friday, July 17, 2009, in Tyler. […]

Hot! Hot! Hot Summer!



The early part of Summer ‘09 has been one for the record books. With little precipitation and plenty of relentless sunshine, adjectives like “brutal” and “exhausting” pepper discussions of the weather — and it has been the main topic of discussion. The heat has put crops, livestock and even area wildlife under stress. There have been reports of higher-than-usual activity […]

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Pennies from heaven



Sitting on my front porch Thursday evening watching faint flickers of lightning in the distance, the thought occurred, “Wouldn’t it be nice if we got some rain.” The wind changed and blew from the north, cooling down the 100+ day. Sonny Lathrop, long time Flo citizen, keeps up with rainfall in our community and his numbers reflect that we are […]

Taqueria Vazquez opens in Buffalo



Antonio and Nicolasa Vazquez had the grand opening of their all new restaurant – Taqueria Vazquez – on Sunday afternoon, July 19th. The new building and eatery, located at 709 Highway 75N about three blocks north of Highway 79 was packed with friends, neighbors and customers from all around Leon County. Antonio Vazquez has lived in Buffalo with his wife […]

Wade Brewer — taking your requests and dedications



There’s a new face — or rather, voice — gracing the local airwaves on Saturday evenings, and it belong to Buffalo’s own Wade Brewer. Wade’s request and dedication show on KBHT’s Big Country Legends (93.5) debuted five weeks ago, and according to Program Director Dave Wheaton, it has been well-received. “This is the first time Wade has had an on-air […]

Marquez turns out for Karen Jones’ benefit



The place was the Marquez Volunteer Fire Station and the day was Saturday, July 18. Dozens of people sat around the station, on a relatively pleasant day (not too hot) discussing the week’s events and whatever was on their minds. Some friends cooked catfish, fries and beans and other friends bought and ate them. Still others baked cakes, pies and […]

Aggie counsellors retreat in Buffalo



How many Aggies does it take to welcome transfer students? Well, twelve Texas A&M upperclassmen gathered in Buffalo this week to prepare for their role as TCamp counsellors during an upcoming orientation session in August. They spent the weekend bonding and planning the activities which they will use to introduce incoming junior college transfers to the traditions and challenges they […]