The 2016 Buffalo Stampede parade

“Sale Extravaganza” big success for the Leon Extension Association “Over 80 vendors”

The Leon Extension Education Association held a “Sale Extravaganza” at the Leon County Expo on Saturday, September 17; this is the second such event to be held at the Expo. Depending upon who was doing the talking the group had between 60 and 80 vendors at the event. There were so many requests for booths that some vendors were moved […]

Brandon Lack is the newest BISD Board member



The Buffalo Independent School District held its regular Board of Trustees meeting on September 16, 2016 with all current members present. Toward the end of the meeting the Board returned from a closed session and voted to appoint Brandon Lack as the new Board member for Position 2. The vote was three trustees for the appointment and two who abstained. […]

Leon County Grand Jury returns true bills in sixteen cases



Leon County District Attorney, Hope L. Knight, met with the grand jury on September 14, 2016. A true bill was returned on each of the following cases: • BATTLES, JR., LESLIE: MAN/DEL PG1. • BENNETT, WILLIAM H.: DWI 3RD OR MORE. • BILODEAU, PRINTICE: POSS CS PG1 <1G. • BILODEAU, PRINTICE: EVADING ARREST W/VEH. • CUEVAS, JR., JOSE LUIS: THEFT […]

Shine on Harvest Moon



Is anyone out there old enough to remember that song? “Shine on, shine on Harvest Moon up in the sky, I ain’t had no loving since January, February, June or July.” We just experienced this year’s Harvest Moon last Friday and this year it was also a super moon since it was so close to the Earth in its orbit. […]

Flo Water continues toward Weedon upgrade



The Flo water board of directors approved the completion of documentation for funding of the Weedon Plant upgrade during their regular scheduled monthly meeting at Stewart Memorial Methodist Church on September 15. The meeting followed a special called meeting of the Budget Committee at the same location. The bud- get meeting was a discussion only meeting. In the regular meeting […]

1st annual BBQ cook-off a success at the Stampede



The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce sponsored what it hopes to become a annual Bar-B-Que cook off at this years Buffalo Stampede celebration and had a very good response with twelve team entrants ,Two of the teams came from Lubbock, one team came from Conroe , one team came from Bryan,and eight teams from surrounding communities in Leon County. All teams […]

Cooking Country



Here we are in the third week of September, school is well under way, the boys are playing football and marching in the band. The girls are marching, cheering, dancing, or playing volleyball. Then why is it so blamed hot? September 22nd is the official start of fall so, in spite of the heat wave gripping Leon County, we are […]

Trent Ashby

District 57 House of Representatives

Recently, people across our free land commemorated the lives of those who fell victim to the terrorist acts of September 11, 2001. Though it seems like just yesterday for many of us, this year marked the 15th Anniversary of the falling of the Twin Towers in New York City, the plane which went down near Shanksville, Pennsylvania, and another that […]

Judge Byron Ryder receives Glenn J. Cook Award for Regional Service from BVCOG



Bryan, TX September 16, 2016 – The Brazos Valley Council of Governments (BVCOG) congratulates the Honorable Leon County Judge Byron Ryder as the 2016 recipient of the Glen E. Cook regional service award. At the Brazos Valley Council of Governments’ (BVCOG) annual meeting on Wednesday, September 14, 2016, Judge Ryder was selected as this year’s recipient for his tireless efforts […]

Diana Lyn Dewey



Diana Lyn Dewey, age 70, of Marquez passed away at her home on Friday afternoon, September 16, 2016. She and her husband, Louis, had lived in Leon County, between Marquez and Concord, since 1983; having moved from Spring, Texas. Diana was a homemaker and enjoyed flower gardening. She had done some work as a florist. She also did some collecting […]