BHS Pizza Hut Student Merit Winners



Four deserving Buffalo High School students were named Pizza Hut Student Merit Winners last week. The students were nominated by their teachers based on ability, progression, overachieving, or just deserving of recognition. The award is sponsored by Pizza hut and each student received a $10 gift certificate. The winners are: Freshman – Jacob DeBorde; Sophomore – Kimberly Rendon; Junior – […]

And the lowest bidder wins!

Commissioners award electrical services contract

The Leon County Commissioner’s Court held its regular meeting on February 28, 2011 at the Leon County Annex I Courtroom. All Commissioners’ were present with Judge Byron Ryder presiding. Commissioner Dean Player opened court with a prayer, in the absence of a visiting minister. Although Court went quickly and smoothly though the agenda, the process came to a crawl when […]

Grand Jury indicts fourteen true bills



Whitney T. Smith, District Attorney met with the Leon County Grand Jury members February 24, 2011 and presented fourteen cases of crimes alleged to have occurred in Leon County, for their review. An indictment (true bill) was returned on all fourteen cases.             The name of the defendant, date of birth, city of residence and the offense(s) follow: Betts, Laquitte; […]

OISD calls for Board Election



In their regularly scheduled monthly meeting, the members of the Oakwood ISD school board voted to call a Board Election for May 14, 2011. The seats up for election are currently held by Mack Botard (President) and Nathan Smith (Vice President). As part of the action agenda, the Board adopted a resolution to have the voting box be located in […]

There’s no doubt, our part of the country is where folks want to be



For months the media was covered in stories about the census, mostly letting people know that someone was quite likely going to come to your door and ask some fairly personal questions. Those taking the cen- sus wanted citizens to know that the count was important to local and national governments. The result proved to be very true for the […]

Buffalo Council sets election dates



The Buffalo City Council met at 7 p.m. Monday at the Senior Center for a regular meeting. The Council approved an ordinance ordering election on the reauthorization of local sales and use taxes for maintenance and repair of streets. They also approved the upcoming Council election for May 14th. Two members of the council, Dianne Ryder and Tim Ezell are […]

First Baptist Church Buffalo ordains pastor



First Baptist Buffalo made church history by administering its first minister ordination on Sunday, February 27, 2011. Alan Grisham became the pastor of First Baptist Church, Buffalo in October 2010. Although Grisham was a licensed minister he had not been ordained and the church constitution required that the pastor be ordained. In a beautiful and moving ceremony Grisham was ordained […]

BISD staff goes to school



While students enjoyed a holiday from school last Monday, the BISD teaching staff became students themselves for a day. The day was scheduled for in-service training, and classes were held for CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resusitation) certification and re-certification, and CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention) which was taught by BES Principal Johnny Veretto and Jill Acord, with the Leon County Special Education […]

Letters to the Editor



The only way this Great Christian Nation can continue to be blessed as the richest and most powerful Nation in the world is for all Believers in the Lord and God Jesus Christ to return to the Bible, God and our Great Constitution our Founding Fathers founded on God an His Holy Word our Bible. There is just one God […]

Community Calendar



Mark your calendar! Amazing Joy Ladies Conference – First Baptist Church, Buffalo, Tx. March 5th – 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Cost $10.00 (lunch ticket). Contact 903-322- 4332 for more information. “We Care Support” Group will meet Monday, March 7th at 1:30 p.m. at Buffalo Missionary Baptist Church Fellowship hall, located on Haggard and Main behind Tom’s Mini Mart. We […]