The Race that Ended in a Wreck



Sometimes in the early 1940’s, along with the three Bell brothers, Wendell, Weldon and Frank, we started down to the Trinity River to hunt squirrels We didn;t have any transpertation and Wendell suggested we go in the wagon. They had an iron wheel wagon in good condition and a nice looking pair of mules about three years old. Wendell told […]

Dinner Tonight



Many people don’t realize that you can make your own chicken nuggets. I mean, most nuggets on the market are not even whole pieces of meat, but are instead pressed chicken pieces. It makes my stomach turn just thinking about it. But you can make your own and they will be real whole pieces of chicken! In college I had […]

Community Calendar



First United Methodist Church in Teague is having the annual “All Aboard” Sunday on September 18 at ll:00pm. There will be special music and worship. At noon there will be Taco Salad lunch and ice cream for a donation and fun and games for the kids, including a bounce house. Everyone is welcome. All proceeds go to the mission efforts […]

Texas crop, weather:

Panhandle and South Plains cotton crop forecast about half a normal year’s

COLLEGE STATION – Cotton is a “mixed bag” in the Panhandle and South Plains, according to Texas AgriLife Extension Service personnel. Most dryland cotton has failed, and in some areas, growers have given up on partially irrigated cotton as well. Also, there have been reports of odd plant development, most likely due to heat stress and lack of moisture. “The […]

TDA Market Recap September 6, 2011



AUSTIN – (Sept. 6, 2011) For the week ending September 3, feeder cattle prices at Oklahoma City were mostly steady to $3 higher per hundredweight, with Texas Panhandle auctions and direct sales to feedlots steady to $4 higher. Higher fed cattle and the likelihood for lower supplies this fall remain supportive, though the drought and lack of grazing continue to […]

Leon County sales tax collections up slightly



(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Susan Combs said today that state sales tax revenue in August was $1.98 billion, up 11.9 percent compared to August 2010. “Monthly sales tax revenue has now increased for 17 consecutive months,” said Combs. “For the state’s recently concluded 2011 fiscal year, sales tax revenue increased 9.4 percent from the previous fiscal year. Sales tax revenue […]

Letters to the Editor



The Buffalo Press encourages its readers to submit letters. We must reserve the right to edit for length or to not publish. However, every effort will be made to maintain the intent of the writer. We will publish almost all of letters to the editor. Letters to the editor reflect the opinion of the writer and not the editorial stance […]

Benjamin Douglas “Doug” Dashiell



Benjamin Douglas “Doug” Dashiell passed away on August 29, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada after a lengthy illness. Doug was born May 30, 1939. He is survived by his daughters, Rene’ Dashiell and Andrea Dashiell, Andy’s husband Nick Karvounis, one granddaughter, Hanna Kate Kerby, and his only sister, Sandra Dashiell Foraker, her husband Ed Foraker and a host of nieces […]

Buffalo Livestock Report



Sale Date: 9-10-11Head Count: 3686Last Week: 2222Sellers: 373Buyers: 60Cutter Cows………………….48-72Fat Cows……………………… 51-70Canner Cows…………………45-68Slaughter Bulls Steady/DownHeavy Bulls………………….70-74Light Bulls……………………60-68Cow/Calf Pairs & Bred Cows Choice Pairs…………………..1000-1360Good Pairs………………..850-950Plain Pairs…………………750-800Bred Cows 3-6 Yr Old………..650-1100Steer/Bull Calves & YearlingsSome plainer, hard to placecalves below these figures.150-200 lbs……………..1.00-1.55200-300 lbs……………..1.00-1.65300-400 lbs……………..1.20-1.62400-500 lbs…………1.15-1.47.50500-600 lbs……………..1.10-1.34 600-700 lbs……………..1.05-1.27700-800 lbs……………..1.00-1.13Heifer Calves & YearlingsSome plainer, hard to placecalves below these figures.150-200 lbs……………..1.15-1.40200-300 lbs……………..1.15-1.50300-400 lbs……………..1.05-1.40400-500 […]

Brazos Valley Livestock Report



Date of Sale: 8-30-11Total Receipts: 1543Previous Week: 1888Total Sellers: 185Total Buyers: 64Feeder Steers- Med/Large #1200-300………………….. 135-167.5300-400…………………….. 130-160400-500…………………….. 125-137500-600…………………….. 120-129600-700…………………….. 111-120700-800…………………….. 109-117Med/Large #1-2’s200-300…………………….. 110-135300-400…………………….. 115-128 400-500…………………….. 110-125500-600…………………….. 105-120600-700…………………….. 100-110Feeder Heifers – Med/Large #1200-300…………………….. 120-125300-400…………………….. 120-129400-500…………………….. 115-125500-600…………………….. 104-118600-700…………………….. 100-108700-800………………………. 95-105Feeder Heifers – Med/Large #1-2200-300…………………….. 110-120300-400…………………….. 105-119400-500…………………….. 105-114500-600………………………. 95-103 600-700………………………. 90-100Stocker CowsPalpated Cows………….. 510-1030Cow/Calf PairsChoice…………………… 1000-1260Good……………………….. 760-1000Plain…………………………. 550-760Slaughter BullsHigh Yield 1-2……………….. 75-88Lower Yielding……………… […]