Centerville school assault garners widespread publicity

A student on student assault between two girls was reported at Oakwood last week. The school district is not allowed to release information about such incidents and the Leon County Sheriff’s office was unavailable for comment on Monday because of the holiday. The Buffalo Press will print details as they become available. Few calls terrify a parent like one revealing […]


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OHS performs “Have a Boo-tiful Valentine’s Day”

Students in Brenda Coleman’s Theater Arts class at Oakwood High School performed a puppet show in the library for some very appreciative Elementary students this last week. “Have a Boo-tiful Valentine’s Day” is a very funny tale about Bobby the Boo’s terrible habit of jumping out and yelling, “Boo!!!” to scare everyone. To teach him a lesson, the principal of […]

Administrative staff gets vote of confidence by BISD Board

The Buffalo ISD School Board covered a full agenda on Monday evening, February 21, with personnel matters taking top priority. After an executive session for annual appraisals of the administrative staff, the Board unanimously voted to renew and extend the contracts for one year for Business Manager Jeannine Myers and campus principals Robb Dean, Lacy Freeman, Johnny Veretto, Geoffery Bowdoin […]

Kids are the stars on Math and Science night

On Tuesday, February 15, Buffalo Elementary School hosted Family Math and Science Night. According to BISD’s Karey Reeder, the Math and Reading Campus Coach, the event was a big success. Over three hundred participants registered and 169 of those were children. There was a hot dog supper and a book fair in addition to the math and science activities. Family […]

Centerville School Board denies request to pay student’s medical bills

The Centerville Independent School District Board of Trustees held its regular meeting on February 17, 2011 with all Board members present. The meeting was especially emotionally charged as Melissa Brantley appeared before the Board to appeal a decision previously handed down by the Board. The decision denied Brantley’s request for the school to pay medical bills for her daughter, Christine […]

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor Now that my children are all grown, it is quiet around my house. For Christmas they gave me a personalized street sign, and every morning it would make me smile as I drove past it. Then, on January 30th, someone took my street sign. I would appreciate it if you would return it. It means a […]

Community Calendar

Private Applicator Training Scheduled for February 25 Has Been Cancelled. Will be re-scheduled at a later date. Contact the Texas AgriLife Extension office at 903-536- 2531 with your questions. First Baptist Church Buffalo will hold a service for the ordination of Alan Grisham into the ministry of God on February 27, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. in the sanctuary of First […]

Tales from WannaBea Farm

Asparagus Thief “Hey Honey, come see what I’ve got for you,” Daddy called as he opened the back door. Wiping her hands on the dish towel, Mama turned and stepped out the door to see him standing there holding a beautiful, feathery looking plant. “What is it?” she asked and Daddy grinned as he told her. “It’s an asparagus plant; […]