High speed chase though Flo Community causes alarm

On Wednesday morning, March 18, residents of the usually quite communities of Flo and Russell were shocked when they saw a fast moving car being chased by several law enforcement vehicles. As the sirens howled telephones, Facebook and other social media lit up as rumors began to fly faster than the vehicles. As word got around about the incident folks […]

Pastor pleads case for relief of staggering water bill

Lula Woodson lives across the road from the Davis Chapel Church where she has attended for many years. Back in the late 70s or early 80s the church added restrooms and a water line was run, under the county road, from Mrs. Woodson’s water meter to the church. Very little water was used. The church met two Sundays per month […]

Bandy and Fricke light up the stage at the Leon County Expo

Somewhere between 1,000 and 1,200 fans braved the rainy weather on Saturday night, March 21, 2015, to be treated to an evening of boot scootin’ classic country. Janie Fricke and Moe Bandy, both multi-award winning singers from the 1980’s, performed throughout the evening with songs about cheatin’ and lovin’ and life. Before Bandy and Fricke took stage, The Choice Country […]

Buffalo receives excellent audit report

“We have given Buffalo an unmodified report, which is the best that you can get.” Diane Sollock of Davis, Heinemann & Company, P.C. announced to the Buffalo City Council as she began a brief review of the Annual Financial Report for the year ended September 30, 2014. She went on to reveal a pleasingly upbeat audit to the council. The […]

Spring is here and so are wild flowers and Easter Egg hunts

Last week, on March 20th at about 4:45 Central Daylight Savings Time, the spring equinox occurred, ushering in the first day of spring. The word equinox actually means that day and night have become equal. And at that time the sun rises due east and sets due west. What all that means to you is spring is here, Easter is […]

The Children’s Hour – Buffalo One Act Play

The Buffalo High School drama class will compete in this week’s UIL competition, at Buffalo High School, for One Act Plays. On Saturday evening the students presented the play for parents and friends in the High School auditorium. This year’s play is scenes from The Children’s Hour written by Lillian Hellman. The disturbing message of the play deals with the […]

Buffalo Junior High Honor Roll named

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Trent Ashby

District 57 House of Representatives

The bill filing deadline has come and gone, the first major proposals have passed through the House, and thousands of bills are being lined up for debate in committees and on the House floor. The pace has picked up tremendously, causing many lawmakers and staffers to agree that this is indeed March Madness. Here’s a look at what’s happening at […]

Leon County Cooks

We’re still on the First Baptist Buffalo cookbook from the early 1990s. Does it seem impossible to you that the early nineties was 20 to 25 years ago!! Some of the authors of the recipes I’ve used this and passed weeks have passed away or are no longer able to cook. But that is the wonderful thing about recipes, they […]

The Flo News

We would like to honor and congratulate our Odell Lathrop, formerly of Flo (now living in Conroe, Texas) on his 100th birthday! Odell, who has been honored with a medal for his courageous service to our country during World War II, lives in a nursing home in Conroe. He is a favorite of the staff and residents alike and has […]