Mobile home issue isn’t going away

Monday night’s meeting of the Buffalo City Council raised more questions than it answered in regard to the standing city ordinance that prohibits moving mobile homes into the city limits if they are beyond 8 years of age. For one thing, the ordinance and the objection to a 17-year-old mobile home challenged at the February meeting was not even on […]

BHS powerlifter sets two new state records

by Vanessa Goodwyn Buffalo High School senior Jose Dominguez competed in the State Powerlifting meet this week and set two new state records on his way to winning the 181 lbs. weight class for the second straight year. Dominguez set the Squat Record with a lift of 650 lbs., and his three-lift total of 1595 lbs (bench, deadlift, and squat) […]

City Council meeting draws crowd

by Vanessa Goodwyn The regularly scheduled March meeting of the Buffalo City Council was held before a full house in the Senior Citizens Center. Mayor Royce Dawkins opened the meeting with the pledge and prayer, and invited public comments. Three residents spoke in regard to the city’s mobile home ordinance, and several council members addressed the issue later in the […]

Youth Livestock Show is underway! Buffalo teen’s not horsin’ around

Buffalo’s Katie Glick has been showing in the Leon County Youth Livestock Show’s halter horse futurity since it first began. In fact, the Glick family petitioned the 4H Board to make horses part of the annual show and sale. Katie, now a junior at BHS, was a 7th grader when she first showed and her 2011 filly won Reserve Champion, […]

Spring is here…it’s just teasing us

Last week, on March 20th at exactly 6:02 a.m. the March Equinox occurred, issuing spring into Leon County, as well as the rest of the northern hemisphere. As if on cue dogwoods burst into bloom in the county woods and tiny wild violets pushed their heads though dead winter leaves. The blue hues of bluebonnets and multiple other wildflowers greet […]

OISD continues to search out money saving measures

At the regularly scheduled Oakwood ISD School Board meeting, the highest of priorities went to continuing the search for ways to save money. That included more lay offs of “at will” employees, the cutting back of hours of secretarial staff, and a three point solution for cost saving measures presented by Superintendent Stu Musick. In closed session, the Board discussed […]

“Where Love and Mercy Meet”,

Marie Dittman and Darrol Reeder narrate the musical presented by the First Baptist Church choir with guest community singers. Sherry’s Shots SORRY! A SUBSCRIPTION IS REQUIRED! You must be an active subscriber to access this content! Please Login below or Subscribe!

Centerville’s girls basketball team honored by School Board

The Centerville ISD Board honored the Centerville High School Lady Tigers Basketball Team at its regular meeting on March 20, 2013. This was the first basketball team from Centerville to participate in the State Tournament and the Board and Administration expressed pride in the team for its perseverance. The girls made it to the State Semi Finals in Austin where […]

Family Dollar to open soon in Centerville

According to Centerville City Secretary Lindsie Wood dirt work has begun for the new Family Dollar about to open in Centerville. Capital B Contractors LLC are building the facility, which is located next to the Centerville Municipal Building and across from Citizen’s Bank. An opening date has not been revealed. SORRY! A SUBSCRIPTION IS REQUIRED! You must be an active […]

Sheriff holds Town Hall Meeting at Hilltop Lakes

Leon County Sheriff Kevin Ellis held his third Town Hall Meeting at Hilltop Lakes on March 21, 2013 with approximately 80 people in attendance. As in previous meetings Sheriff Ellis explained plans to improve the Sheriff’s office and jail and updated the group on work thus far. During the Q&A session individuals from the audience asked various questions that primarily […]