Rev. Msgr. Theodore F. “Ted” Rydelek



Rev. Monsignor Ted Rydelek , age 73, a resident of Jewett, Texas and formerly the pastor of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Roman Catholic Church in Buffalo, died in the Palestine Regional Health Center on Monday afternoon, August 2, 2015. He was born on April 8, 1942 in Kearny, New Jersey, the oldest of eight children and the son of Joseph Vincent […]

Leon County Sheriff’s Report



7/29/15 Deputy Robert Rhyne dispatched to St. Mary’s Street in Centerville in reference to a privacy violation complaint. One arrested and transported to the Leon County Jail. Deputy Chris Nash dispatched to East Hwy. 79 in Buffalo in reference to an agency assist request. Assistance provided. Report made. Deputy Chris Rosales dispatched to CR 480 in Centerville in reference to […]

Texas crop, weather: High plains cotton still late but catching up some with hot weather



COLLEGE STATION – Cotton in the Texas South Plains and Rolling Plains typically remained two to four weeks behind in development, but current weather patterns are helping, said cotton agronomists. “You can almost hear the cotton growing out there, it’s looking so good,” said Mark Kelley, Texas A&M AgriLife Ex- tension Service agronomist, Lubbock. Temperatures in the South Plains and […]

TDA Market Recap July 27, 2015



AUSTIN – (July 27, 2015) For the week ending July 25, 2015, Texas auctions quoted feeder cattle prices mostly steady, with instances of sales ranging from $1 to $12 lower per hundredweight (cwt). Texas weekly direct feeder cattle sales were steady to $2 higher, with instances of up to $4 higher early in the week. However, weakness was noted later […]

Bison prepare for their scrimmage against Bremond



The Bison are looking forward to a good season and Coach Gary Grubbs expects the Franklin Lions to be the team to beat for the District Championship. The Lions are ranked in the top 10 of the pre season State Polls. Several Bi- son All-District players are returning and with 15 returning lettermen from last year’s team the Bison are […]

Lady Bison enduring two-a-days



The Lady Bison are working hard on two-adays preparing for the season opener on August 11th against Hearne. A former Lady Bison player, Kayla Grissett, is the new coach and welcomed a good group of ladies to the gym. The Lady Bison had a good year last year and with a good number of returning starters and several players off […]

Buffalo Press reporters continue to explore the ‘Land of Enchantment’



I cannot honestly tell you that attending a “real” opera has ever been on my bucket list. Probably the closest I have ever been was to the “Grand Ole Opery” in Nashville. But before our trip Paul and I looked for something to do while in Santa Fe besides shopping. One of the brochures touted the Santa Fe Opera as […]

Drought is upon us again!



Mid-East Texas Groundwater Conservation District report Since we live in Texas we are always confronted with the possibility of a hot and dry summer. The rainfall we experienced during the earlier part of this year was successful in getting our area out of drought status. Unfortunately, as we approach the latter part of this summer, drought has reared its ugly […]

Hot weather utilities causing cash crunch? Help is available



Do you need help with your electric bill or gas bill? Brazos Valley Community Action Agency has 2015 CEAP funds available for those that qualify in Leon County. You will be seen by appointment only. The funds are for new applicants that have not already applied in 2015. To make an appointment, please call toll free 1-855- 252-1467. SORRY! A […]

2015-08-11 E-Edition

SORRY! A SUBSCRIPTION IS REQUIRED! You must be an active subscriber to access this content! Please Login below or Subscribe!