Tales from WannaBea Farm

The hazard She was a precocious child, never still. She never walked. Instead she danced on her tiptoes. spinning, twirling and dancing until she exhausted the adults that were watching her, wishing they had just half of her energy. She never seemed to run down. Her chatter went on constantly too. She talked, chattered, sang, hummed and questioned almost non […]

Free computer classes available in Leon County

Technology For All is offering FREE Computer Classes at the following locations and times: Oakwood ISD Adm. Building (903) 545-3600 on Monday, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.; Buffalo Public Library (903) 322- 4146 on Monday, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.; Ward Memorial Library in Centerville (903) 536-3726 on Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. to noon and 1:00 p.m. -3:00 p.m.; Roberta Bourne […]

Leslie Oran Bunch, Jr.

Funeral services for Leslie Oran Bunch, Jr., age 74, of Oakwood, were held at 11 A.M., Saturday, May 11, 2013 at the Walters Buffalo Funeral Home in Buffalo, TX. Bro. Johnny Veretto officiated the service and interment with military honors followed in the Buffalo Cemetery. Leslie Oran Bunch, Jr. was born in Hugo, Oklahoma on July 22, 1938 to Leslie […]

New Master Gardener Program to begin

The Texas AgriLife Extension Service in Leon County will begin a new program for Master Gardeners on July 26, 2013. This highly trained core of volunteers will assist with programs and projects in Leon County. What really sets Master Gardeners apart from other home gardeners is their special training in horticulture. In exchange for their training, persons who become Master […]

Texas monthly oil and gas statistics

MARCH PERMITS TO DRILL The Commission issued a total of 2,053 original drilling permits in March 2013 compared to 2,201 in March 2012. The March total included 1,856 permits to drill new oil and gas wells, 29 to re-enter existing well bores, and 168 for re-completions. Permits issued in March 2013 included 844 oil, 103 gas, 1,039 oil and gas, […]

Buffalo Public Library summer reading program to begin June 19

The Buffalo Public Library will conduct the Summer Reading Program “Dig It” for ages 5 years to 12 years. Sessions will run on Wednesday from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM beginning June 19th and ending July 17th. To register call the Library at 903-322-4146. Library hours are Monday through Thursday, 8:00 AM to 12 Noon, and 1:00 PM to 5:00 […]

Community Calendar

Friends of Fort Boggy – Monday, May 20, 2013, Centerville ISD Elementary cafeteria at 6:00 p.m. Everyone interested in saving and building Fort Boggy State Park is invited. BHS Sports Banquet 6pm May 21st @ Buffalo Community Center. $10.00 plate dinner catered by Catcus Jack’s BBQ. Sheriff Kevin Ellis has scheduled town hall meetings on the following dates: Thursday, May […]

The Flo News

Sherry Parker Sherry the daughter of Leon County natives Larry and Faye Durant Parker and grand-daughter of our Elmer and Alma Parker, has a heritage that goes back to our pioneer settlers. She was born and raised in Buffalo and has a long time connection to Flo and Jewett. Sherry had a happy childhood, she with her brothers Keith and […]

Texas crop, weather: Bee swarms, some low insect populations may be drought related

COLLEGE STATION – Drought and up-and-down temperatures are affecting insect behavior – everything from honeybee behavior to delayed emergence of pests, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologist. “Prolonged drought and these cold snaps we’re seeing do have impacts on the food web, and that impacts bees swarming and delayed emergence of some pests such as pecan nut […]

TDA Market Recap May 7, 2013

For the week ending May 4, 2013, feeder cattle prices reported by Texas auctions were mostly steady to $5 higher per hundredweight (cwt), with a few as much as $8 higher, but some $1 to $3 lower on at least a portion of their offerings. Texas direct feeder cattle sales were firm to $3 higher and the Oklahoma City National […]