1st Cavalry gives Leon County Vets a great show

It is becoming a Leon County tradition that each Veterans Day Celebration is better than the last one. This year was no exception. County Judge Byron Ryder welcomed the Veterans and a four man honor guard from Ft. Hood posted the colors. James Rodell led the Pledge of Allegiance and Mrs. Lakeitha Bell sang “The Star Spangled Banner”. Pastor Alan […]

One killed in three vehicle accident on Hwy 75 Sat. morning

One person, Leah Michelle Stevenson, 42 of Buffalo was killed in a three vehicle crash on Hwy 75 Near Centerville at 10:55 on Saturday morning. Stevenson was traveling South on Hwy 75 when she collided with a pickup truck hauling cattle driven by Phillip Watson, 58 of Lovelady. Another pickup driven by Debra Williams, 64 of Buffalo was struck by […]

Leon County Commissioners okay Expo Center upgrades

Under the Expo Project update the Commissioners agreed to install glass doors and a concrete floor at the entrance of the main building and to run a 2” water line from the new well, around the existing building, ending up at the holding pen. They voted to install tile in the office and concession area which “should make it easier […]

Brandon Lack becomes newest BISD Board member

The Buffalo ISD held its regular meeting on October 17, 2016 following a hearing to discuss the school’s financial rating. Following opening ceremonies Cindy Jones, assistant to Superintendent Lacy Freeman, performed a ceremony to swear in the newly appointed Board member Brandon Lack, who immediately took his place at the Board table. Superintendent Freeman recognized the principals at the four […]

Leon County sales tax revenue report shows slight downward trend

(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $650 million in local sales tax allocations for October, 5.5 percent more than in October 2015. These allocations are based on sales made in August by businesses that report tax monthly. “The cities of San Antonio, Dallas, Fort Worth, Plano […]

Scenes from Veteran’s Appreciation Day

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October is Principals Appreciation Month

At the October BISD Board meeting, Superintendent Lacy Freeman recognized the five school principals who serve in BISD. Freeman said, “Being a principal is a very tough job. We have 5 individuals who do a great job. Four of five have been in their positions for three years in a row.” Freeman then read a proclamation by Texas Governor Gregg […]


Members of the Leon County Crime Stoppers Board attended certification training Oct. 9-12 at the Texas Crime Stoppers Conference in Conroe. Among the conference speakers were Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, Ms. KT Mc- Farland, a national security analyst, and Captain Clay Higgins, deputy marshal of the City of Lafayette. Pictured left to right are Leon County Crime Stoppers Vice […]

Letters to the Editor

The Buffalo Press encourages its readers to submit letters. We must reserve the right to edit for length or to not publish. However, every effort will be made to maintain the intent of the writer. We will publish almost all of letters to the editor. Letters to the editor reflect the opinion of the writer and not the editorial stance […]

Cooking Country

There is only one publication of this paper before Halloween so I thought it might be good to find some cute cupcakes to make for the occasion. Of course no one gives out homemade goodies for Trick or Treat but many of us take desserts to Halloween parties and family gatherings. I’m taking some of these treasures to the First […]