Lady Bison Coach Jozette Jenkins shows courage in adversity

“Do the dang thang”

If you were at the Buffalo/Crockett girls’ basketball game on Tuesday night you saw a terrific ball game. The Lady Bison beat 1st place Crockett 55 to 50 after having lost their first match on January 9th 58 to 52. So what made the difference? The girls on both teams were the same. The referees were fair, although some fans […]

Mike Glick lauded for acts of kindness




Editors note; The following is a reprint of an article that first appeared in the magazine of the Better Business Bureau serving Southeast Texas and then showed up locally on Facebook. It rang so true after seeing how Mike Glick takes care of his customers, both out of towners and local, that we thought you might enjoy reading how this […]

Three charged with organized criminal activity in Buffalo



On January 19, 2015, the Leon County Sheriff’s Office, Texas DPS Criminal Investigations Division, and the Texas Rangers conducted a “Round Up” of three wanted subjects suspected of Engaging in Organized Criminal Activity. Jeffery Meuse, Tracy Ballard, and Jacob Griego were all arrested without incident at their residences. All were transported and booked into the Leon County Jail. These arrests […]

Commissioners Resolution opposes the Cross Texas Transmission lines



The Leon County Commissioners Court held its regular meeting on February 9, 2015 with Commissioner Joey Sullivan officiating in the absence of Judge Byron Ryder. Tuffy Loftin opened Court with prayer and Sullivan led the pledges. The Commissioners approved a Resolution opposing the Cross Texas Transmission lines. According to the organizations web site ERCOT (Electric Reliability Council of Texas) estimates […]

Representative Ashby selected to powerful house committees, given leadership role



(Austin) — State Representative Trent Ashby (R-Lufkin) has been selected to serve a second term on both the House Appropriations and House Natural Resources Committees, as well as being named to the House Administration Committee during the 84th Legislative Session. Along with the committee assignments, Rep. Ashby was also named as the Vice-Chairman of the Natural Resources Committee. The House […]

Horseshoe Tournament dates announced



The Tri-County Horseshoe Club has announced the following dates for 2015 Leon County Horseshoe Tournaments to be held in Buffalo at the Paul Kennedy Horseshoe Pitching Complex. • 03/06/2015—OPEN DRAW TOURNAMENT • 03/07/2015—WILLIE RUTLEDGE CLASSIC • 05/01/2015—OPEN DRAW TOURNAMENT • 05/02/2015—PAUL KENNEDY CLASSIC • 09/18/2015—BUFFALO STAMPEDE • 09/19/2015—LONESTAR SHOOTOUT— PRO-TOUR EVENT SORRY! A SUBSCRIPTION IS REQUIRED! You must be an […]

What are you going to do for your sweetie for Valentines Day?



For your elucidation and to remind you to make plans for the occasion, the Buffalo Press asked, and the following six people replied to the question; “What are you going to do for your sweetie for Valentines Day?” SORRY! A SUBSCRIPTION IS REQUIRED! You must be an active subscriber to access this content! Please Login below or Subscribe!

Trent Ashby



This past week, as expected, Speaker Straus released the House Committee assignments. I am extremely grateful to have been reappointed to both the House Appropriations and Naturals Resources Committees, along with my new position as a member of the House Administration Committee. Serving on these committees gives me the best opportunity to protect and promote the interests of our district […]

Leon County Cooks



Valentines Day and, for me, it means I’m another year older. Folks often ask if I get two presents or only one for this blessed “lovers” day. Most of the time I get two cards, one for my birthday and one for Valentines, and some kind of gift. It may be new dishtowels or a dust mop, but you can […]

The Flo News



The week before last it was erroneously reported in this column that Sammie and Sue Johnson were husband and wife when in reality they are brother and sister. My sincere apologizes for the mistake! We wish our Jacob Dunn good luck on his move to Ohio and new job. Jacob is the son of Tommy and Sherry Dunn and a […]