Commissioners hear plans for the proposed electric line



David Myers, Right –of-Way Manager, with Cross Texas Transmission, updated the Leon County Commissioners Court on the progress of the electric transmission line which is proposed to run from the sub-station in s/e Limestone County to Gibbons Creek during the regular meeting on March 25, 2015, where Commissioner Joey Sullivan presided in the absence of Judge Byron Ryder. . Meyers […]

Buffalo high school addition and renovation showing signs of progress



During the facilities update at the Board meeting Superintendent Lacy Freeman reported that construction on the new addition is now moving along very quickly. Concrete has been poured for the handicap driveway and steel has arrived, been unloaded and workers are in the process of putting it up. “You will be able to see lots of progress,” he said. The […]

Rep. Trent Ashby helps pass house budget proposal



This week, State Representative Trent Ashby (R-Lufkin) voted in favor of House Bill 1, which comes in more than $2 billion under the state’s constitutional spending cap. “This is a fiscally conservative budget that Texans can be proud to see come out of this com- mittee, and one that I’m proud to vote for,” Rep. Ashby said. “Not only does […]

One Act Play advances to Bi-District competition



Buffalo High School hosted the District UIL Competition for One Act Play on Wednesday, March 25. Seven schools participated, Buffalo, Crockett, Elkhart, Leon, Onalaska, Trinity and Westwood. The Buffalo team advanced to Bi-District competition and garnered several individual awards. Lauren Helmcamp won the top” Crew Member Award”; Katelyn Cannon received “Honorable Mention All Star Cast”; Erykah Anderson made “All Star […]

Easter Bunny to visit Lone Community Center on Saturday



Hey kids listen up! Word is that the Easter Bunny plans to make a stop at the Lone Star Community Center on FM 831 in Flo on Saturday, April 4th. He says he will be there at 1:00 p.m. And has hundreds of eggs to hide. Be sure to bring your basket and be ready to outrun those other kids […]

Buffalo Produce Market to open May 1



Oscar Wesley Henson was born and raised in Leon County and has been a farmer all his life. Of course, he was principal at Buffalo Junior High for years and taught a variety of subjects as well, one of them being Agriculture. He comes from a line of educators and farmers so both are in his blood. Wesley lives on […]

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the March Member of the Month Reeder and Sons NAPA Auto Parts.



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Randy Bumpurs 6th Annual Memorial Hog Hunt winners listed



The Randy Bumpurs 6th Annual Memorial Hog Hunt was held March 13th through March 15th. Once again, there was a remarkable turn out in memory of Randy. Thanks to everyone who entered and came out Friday night to kick off the event. We got to enjoy visiting with some good folks, about 300lbs of crawfish were eaten and we were […]

Trent Ashby

District 57 House of Representatives

Legislative session has gained full-steam in the House, and the rapid pace we experienced this week will likely only quicken over the next two months. Here are the highlights of what is happening at your State Capitol… Budget Bill Headed to the Floor After more than six weeks of deliberation, I joined my colleagues from the House Appropriations Committee in […]

Leon County Cooks



Probably just one more week of looking at the First Baptist Buffalo Cookbook so then it will be time to more on to another. But never fear, a sweet friend brought me a stack of them at Christmas and some are a little different from what we have been cooking. Speaking of cooking, did you try the Salmon Patties? When […]