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Despite their winning ways…

Texans haven’t won the heart of ‘Blue Star’ Buffalo

It’s football season and Texas is football country. And Buffalo sits smackdab in the middle between two cities with popular NFL teams — Houston and Dallas. So which team is favored by local residents? That was the burning question that brought an ABC television crew to town last week. Representatives of ABC affiliate KTRK in Houston contacted Dickie Jones, owner […]

BISD to expand wireless internet



The Buffalo ISD School Board met on Monday, November 19 for two official meetings. Discussions dominating the meetings centered on: (1) the district’s special ed program, and (2) increasing the district-wide access to wireless technology. In the first meeting, at 6:00 p.m., Curriculum Coordinator Georgeanna Adams- Molina led a public hearing on the district’s Performance Based Monitoring System (PBMAS). Tracy […]

Leon County Grand Jury returns eight true bills



Whitney T. Smith, District Attorney met with the Leon County Grand Jury members November 20, 2012 and presented seven cases of crimes alleged to have occurred in Leon County, for their review. An indictment (true bill) was returned on all seven cases. The name of the defendant, date of birth, city of residence and the offense(s) follow: • Brooks, Brandon […]

Winter Trout Stocking Program locations announced



AUSTIN – For an inexpensive, entry-level fishing experience the entire family can enjoy, it doesn’t get much easier than winter rainbow trout fishing in Leon County. Beginning in December and continuing through March, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will stock upwards of 250,000 hatcheryreared rainbow trout at more than 100 sites across the state. Many of the fish stockings […]

OISD wrapping things up before Christmas



The November meeting of the Oakwood ISD School Board consisted of wrapping up agenda items so that there would be no business to deal with during the Christmas Break. There will be no December Board meeting, unless something comes up, in which case they would hold a special called meeting. The next meeting will be held on January 21. Superintendent […]

AARP gifts local fire departments



The Buffalo Chapter of AARP celebrated the week of Thanksgiving with a gift of thanks to those who do so much for our communities. Representatives of five area fire departments were on hand to accept Chapter 2870’s checks of $300 per department. The funds were raised during the Community-Wide Garage Sale held last month. The VFDs represented within the AARP […]

Experience the “Christmas Tour of Homes” Sunday, December 2nd 3:00-7:00 pm



The Tee Martin Rhyne Memorial Bison Belle Scholarship Committee invites you to join us for the 2012 Christmas Tour of Homes to be held Sunday, December 2 from 3 to 7 pm. The committee has two beautiful homes lined up and ready to showcase for this traditional event. Tickets prices are $7.00 for adults and $3.00 for children. Advance tickets […]

Tales from WannaBea Farm



Home Security Team I watched as the new neighbors moved in next door. The first thing I noticed was their dog, a big, black, Chow. Then I noticed the large cage they carried into the house with a beautiful and colorful parrot inside. “Well, at least they’re animal lovers,” I thought. My mom had given me a huge box of […]

Ray E. Lee “Ray” Montgomery



Ray E. Lee “Ray” Montgomery, age 79, passed away on Wednesday, the 17th of October 2012, in Buffalo, Texas. Ray was born on the 29th of April 1933 to Raymond and Gertrude Winkler Montgomery in McKinney, Texas. Ray graduated from Waco High School, class of 1950. He graduated from Rice University in 1955 with a B.A. degree and earned his […]