2013 Year in Review



The headlines in the Buffalo Press throughout 2013 would support the argument that things happen slowly in this neck o’ the woods. Several issues appeared month after month, including the City Council’s debate over an aged trailed permitted into the city limits, the slow process of Lone Star School District’s detachment from OISD and annexation into BISD, and the “Saga […]

The Flo News



Flo’s Lone Star School First Cooks Legacy pt.4 Gladys Moore Lathrop first time cook first time lunchroom with the Flo School rock building. Her parents, Walker and Zelda Yerby Moore, were first time Flo settlers. Gladys very proud of her Flo heritage, she lived her whole life within Flo. Gladys, an older child, with her parents and losing her mother […]

Tales from WannaBea Farm



Christmas at the Diner Part Two Christmas Day I was up early, stuffing coffee cups with packages of home made cocoa and “cup of soup” mixes that I was putting in Christmas stockings, along with little packages of fudge and fresh baked cookies. Depositing them in a pretty box decorated with Christmas angels, I carried them to the truck before […]

First Christmas In Texas



This Christmas, I’m happy to report that two newly minted Texans will be spending the holidays with their adoptive families, after years of waiting to be together. Vania Hermes-Rometty, 5, and Robert Thomas Smith- Heinzmann, 6, both natives of Guatemala, were united with their respective families in the past few months and brought to live in their new homes in […]

Buffalo EE Club holds business meeting



The Buffalo EE Club met Thursday December 19 in the lovely home of Donna Barrilleaux. There were twelve members present. Everyone enjoyed a delicious luncheon of potato soup, made by Donna, salad and yummy deserts. A short business meeting was held to discuss various topics. The Fireman’s Basket was most important. Donations are coming from many different businesses around Buffalo. […]

Bobbie Alyne Carmichael



Funeral services for Mrs. Bobbie Alyne Carmichael, age 72, of Buffalo were held at 2 PM, Saturday, December 28, 2013 at the Walters’ Buffalo Funeral Home. Rev. Reagan Cooksey officiated and burial followed in the Buffalo City Cemetery. Bobbie Carmichael was born in Edinburg, Texas on August 20, 1941 to Robert and Alyne (Cameron) Raines. She graduated from Buffalo High […]

Hubert “Stanley” Eddins



Funeral services for Hubert “Stanley” Eddins, age 77, of Concord, was held at 2 P.M., Friday, December 27, 2013 at the Walters Funeral Home in Centerville, Texas. Rev. Billy Bob Evans officiated the service and interment, with military honors provided by the United States Navy, followed in the Concord Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were be T.J. Foley, Steven Foley, Nathan […]

Frances Marie (Polk) Haven



Homegoing services for Frances Marie (Polk) Haven, age 78, of Leona, Texas were held at 11 AM, Saturday, December 28, 2013 at the Two-Mile United Methodist Church, east of Leona. Rev. Leon Moore gave the eulogy and burial followed in the Two-Mile Paradise Cemetery. Arrangements were entrusted to Walters Funeral Home in Centerville, Texas. Frances Haven was born in Leon […]

Lillie Marie Combs Holder



Funeral services for Mrs. Lillie Marie Combs Holder, 77, were held on Saturday, December 28, 2013, at 2:00p.m. at Ricks-Bowers Funeral Home in Jewett. Interment followed the services at Fort Parker Cemetery near Groesbeck. Visitation was held on Friday with the family present from 6:00p.m. until 8:00p.m. at the funeral home. Mrs. Holder passed away on Wednesday, December 25, 2013, […]

David Lyle Mosley



Funeral services for David Lyle Mosley, age 56, of Buffalo, were held at 1:30 P.M., Monday, December 30, 2013 at the Walters’ Buffalo Funeral Home in Buffalo, Texas. Rev. James Rosier officiated the service and interment was in Mt. Tabor Cemetery in Madison County. David Lyle Mosley was born on July 10, 1957 in Madisonville, Texas to James Thurman & […]