Joseph Walter McGinnis

Funeral services for Joseph Walter McGinnis, age 65, of Leona, were held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, February 13, 2010 at the Walters Funeral Home in Centerville, Texas. Bro. David McLean, pastor of the Mesquite Hill Baptist Church in Madisonville, Texas, officiated the service. Joseph Walter McGinnis was born on April 3, 1944 in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania to Norman & Louise (Whitman) […]

H. L. Muirheid

Graveside services for Mr. H. L. Muirheid, 91, were held on Wednesday, February 11, 2010, at 2:00 p.m. at Little Flock Cemetery near Jewett. Bro. James Engle officiated. Mr. Muirheid passed away at his residence in Jewett on Monday, February 8, 2010. He was born in Oklahoma and moved to Texas in the 1950’s. Mr. Muirheid worked as a chemical […]

Robert E. Branch, Sr.

Funeral services for Robert E. Branch, Sr., age 67, of Buffalo were held at 2:30 PM, Monday, February 15, 2010 at the Walters Funeral Home in Centerville. Robert Branch was born July 18, 1942 in Houston and passed away at his home on February 12, 2010. He retired from E.G.C. Corporation in Houston as a production manager. He was a […]

Amazing Grace Ladies Conference at First Baptist Church

On February 13, First Baptist Church Buffalo hosted its fourteenth event focusing on the specific needs of ladies. The theme was God’s Amazing Grace and three guests came prepared to inspire and motivate the women who were at the meeting. Approximately 75 women attended the conference with eleven churches represented, counting FBC Buffalo. The day began with guests Shelly Wilson […]

Health Resource Center has new partner

The mission of the Leon County Health Resource Center (LHRC) is to improve access to health care to the citizens of Leon County through coordination and collaboration. To accomplish this we have partnered with a number of agencies and professionals who have teamed with us to provide services unique to their respective specialties and expertise. One of our newest partners […]

Return of the Miss Blue Belle Pageant

Dresses and wigs and heels? Oh, my!

It has been several years since a Buffalo “enjoyed” a womanless beauty pageant, but that is an oversight soon to be remedied. On Sunday, February 28, the BHS junior class is hosting the Miss Blue Belle Pageant as a prom fundraiser. Thirteen high school contestants have signed up to participate and the guys will compete in the categories of Personality […]

Branson comes to Teague

The Plummer Family Country Music Show came all the way from Branson, Missouri to Teague, Texas Monday, February 15, 2010, to perform in the Teague High School auditorium. The Teague Volunteer Fire Department sponsored the group as a fund raiser. Darrell and Rosie Plummer have been married for 50 years and have been in show business for the same length […]

Fatality accident on FM 1511

One Centerville man lost his life and a second was seriously injured on Friday afternoon when their pickup trucks collided head-on on FM1511 just south of CR 228 near the Flo community. Pronounced dead at the scene of the fiery collision was 65-year-old Donald Lee Riley, driver of the blue ’93 Chevy pickup. The accident occured at 3:46 p.m. on […]


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Leon Co. Republican Party fundraiser draws a crowd

The Republican Party of Leon County held a fundraiser at Dona Chuy’s in Jewett Monday night, February 15. One hundred and sixteen persons attended the dinner and listened to three-minute speeches from Republican hopefuls in both State, district, county and precinct races. Candidate for State Senate, Ben Bius was present and spoke for his allotted three minutes, and State Senator […]