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BISD Board of Trustees propose one cent tax increase

The Buffalo Independent School District Board held a special Called Meeting on August 4, 2014 at the Buffalo High School. All Board members were present with the exception of Randy Ayers. Following opening ceremonies and the establishment of a quorum, Craig Davis, Region VI Field Service Agent, presented an overview of revenue and expenses of BISD for the past 10 […]

Clint Eastwood and Elvis rock First Baptist Church

A whole passel of people ate spaghetti and enjoyed the antics of The Matney’s and friends at The Spaghetti Western Dinner Theater on August 2 in the Family Life Center of the Church. Playing off the Spaghetti Western theme, pastor Alan Grisham donned a black, dirty cowboy hat, boots and a somewhat questionable six-shooter and interrupted the music of The […]

Leon County hires Carman Fritts as Juvenile Probation Officer

The Leon County Commissioners Court held its regular meeting on July 30, 2014 at the Leon County Annex I Courtroom. All Commissioners were present with the exception of Dean Stanford. Tuffy Loftin offered a prayer and Judge Byron Ryder led the pledges to the flags. Karen Robeson, retiring Juvenile Probation Officer, was in Court with her replacement, Carman Fritts, and […]

Tractor Supply to open store on February 14, 2015

For those who travel southwest on Highway 79 and see the cleared lot across from Woodson’s, you know that the new Tractor Supply is just around the corner. Rob Hoskins, who represents Tractor Supply, says the “soft” opening date is set for February 14, 2015. Hoskins went on to say, “As a growth minded company, Tractor Supply Company (TSC) is […]

Master Gardeners host pot luck luncheon

The Leon County Master Gardener program has grown significantly since its inception when it began with only two members over a decade ago. On Friday, August 1, many of the 57 active Master Gardeners hosted a pot luck luncheon for the 2014 intern class of ten who represent the communities of Oakwood, Buffalo and Centerville. The 17 week class includes […]

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Lone Star gets ready for a fast fall season

The Lone Star Community Center held a Special Called meeting on August 5, 2014 to discuss plans for the upcoming fall season. Rather than a Halloween Carnival, this year the Center will have a Hee Haw Texas Style, featuring several local singers. The event will take place on October 11 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets will be $5.00 and spaghetti can […]

Buffalo 10 and under win 3rd in State Tournament

The Buffalo 10 and under baseball team traveled to Emory and won 3 games while losing 2 finishing 3rd in the State Tournament. Buffalo won the County Tournament and District Tournament before traveling to Emory for the State Tournament. At the State Tournament Buffalo de- feated the Temple Aces 4-2, Alba Outlaws 18-1 and BMC Longhorns 8-2. The last 2 […]

Representative Ashby’s Mobile Office returning to Leon County

Linda Parker, District Director, for State Representative Trent Ashby, will again be in Leon County on Wednesday, August 6, 2014. Linda will be set up in Centerville at the Leon County Courthouse from 8:30am to 11:30am. If you need assistance with a state agency issue or have a concern that you want to bring to the attention of Representative Ashby, […]