Leon County gets introduced to the new Expo Center

Many Leon County residents had the opportunity to experience the Leon County Expo Center first hand at Saturday night’s fundraiser. The brand, spanking new facility is 250’ X 350’ and is expected to be a true treasure for the County. Leon County Commissioner David Ferguson said, “All that remains are the bathrooms and the arena. Those will be finished in […]

Early voting underway for Special Election

A Special Election will be held on November 5, 2013 to adopt or reject proposed Constitutional Amendments. Election Polling locations: • District Courtroom, Centerville Precinct # 1, 1A, 2, 3, 14, 14A • Masonic Lodge, Normangee Precinct 4, 5, 5A, 6 • Jewett Civic Center, Jewett Precinct 7, 8, 9 • Buffalo Civic Center, Buffalo Precinct 10, 11, 13 • […]

Look up in the sky!! It a Hunter’s moon

Leon County residents fortunate enough to be outside on Friday night were treated to a spectacular view of a full moon call the Hunter’s Moon. Although difficult to see, if it could be detected at all, a partial eclipse called a penumbral lunar eclipse took place on the same night from about 5:50 to 7:50 p.m. The October Full Moon […]

Flo Water board approves major new well in Weedon

The Flo Community Water Supply Corporation held its regular meeting on October 17, 2013 and listened as Terry Winn with Winn Engineering presented a report which proposed a deep well be drilled to service the Weedon Addition. In September’s meeting Winn was granted approval to do a study to evaluate the feasibility of drilling a well that could reach the […]

Buffalo ISD finances again rated Superior

President Jennifer Humphries called the BISD School Board meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. on October 21 with all members present and a small audience in attendance. The first order of business was a public hearing regarding the School FIRST Rating, the Texas Education Agency’s annual assessment of the district’s financial integrity, financial management and reporting. The hearing was led […]

Haunted hayride is not for the faint hearted

For more than 20 years the Lone Star Community Center has hosted a Halloween Carnival, which involves scores of Flo residents. This year the star of the show will be a spooky, scary hayride which will take poor, terrified souls through dark woods and miry swamplands. Ghouls and goblins will be on the hunt with all sorts of tools and […]

The Lion King! Nothing like it!!

Twice in one week is a little much but I just had to share the experience of seeing The Lion King at the State Fair of Texas. Last week Paul and I visited the Fair with some friends from church this week it was with young girls. A big difference!! My sister, Trudy Huffman, her granddaughter, Peyton Huffman, my daughterin […]

AARP gearing up for garage sale

The Buffalo Chapter of AARP is gearing up for their third annual COMMUNITY WIDE GARAGE SALE benefitting the local fire departments. Donations of quality, gently-used items will be greatly appreciated and can be delivered to the Buffalo Civic Center on Friday, November 1 from 7:30 – 5:30. The sale will be on Saturday, November 2 from 8:00 – 4:00. Please […]

Childhood domestic violence victim’s story

I have given much thought to this article since Tanya Foster asked me to write one. From early childhood my home was one of shouting matches with my dad always winning by punching, pushing and slapping my mom. This was in the 40’s and 50’s when no one got involved in family violence. Neighbors turned a deaf ear to the […]

Tales from WannaBea Farm

Frosty the Snow Goose “I got him.” Bat shouted as he watched the big white goose fall from the sky. He was so excited. This was not only his first goose hunt, it was also his first goose. The three of them, Mr. Macho, Bat and Sha, watched to see where it landed. Sha trembled in anticipation, she knew it […]