Cooking Country



I’m writing this on Sunday afternoon and that means only two weeks from today is Christmas Day. Isn’t it strange how our year revolves around Christmas, even at this age. I’ve told you that I love preparing for my brood and spend endless hours planning and cooking each kid and grandkid’s special treat. One loves Red Velvet cake, one loves […]

Don Vernon McKinney, Sr.



Don Vernon McKinney, Sr., 90, died at ETMC Hospital in Tyler, TX on December 4, 2016. He was born in Medina, TX on February 17, 1926 to Minta and Clyde McKinney, who have preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his wife of over 66 years, June, and a son, Don V. McKinney, Jr., along with […]

John “Rick” Wallace



Rick Wallace, 68, of Buffalo, Texas, passed away peacefully at his home on December 5, 2016 following a brave battle with cancer. He was born John Richard Wallace on September 11, 1948 in LaMarque, Texas to Raymond & Frances Wallace. Rick and his parents visited their ranch in Buffalo during the summer when he was younger and eventually settled there […]

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 […]

Mid-East Texas Groundwater to meet



The Mid-East Texas Groundwater Conservation District will be conducting a Board Meeting on Tuesday, December 20, 2016. The meeting will begin at 6:00 PM and will be located in Madisonville at the Madison County Courthouse, JP Courtroom, 1st Floor. This meeting is open to the public and everyone is invited to attend. Additional information can be found on the District’s […]

Leon County Sheriff’s Report



11/30/16 Deputy Bill Goodwin dispatched to CR 426 in Marquez in reference to an animal problem. Citation issued. Report made. Deputy Tommy Page dispatched to Hwy. 79 in Oakwood in reference to a welfare concern request. Upon arrival, everything was found to be okay. Deputy Bill Goodwin dispatched to CR 202 in Centerville in reference to a theft complaint. Report […]

Community Calendar



Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered, 12 step program where we can gain freedom, acceptance and accountability for life’s hurts, habits and hang-ups. We meet every Monday in the Fellowship Hall at Miracle Christian Center at 5:30 for a meal, followed by Large Group and then Open Share Groups. For additional information, call 903-322-2300. Woodmen of the World Chapter 0701 Centerville […]

More fall grazing for stocker cattle possible with mixed small grains



COLLEGE STATION – Mixing spring crops with winter wheat might boost forage for stocker cattle grazing across Texas, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist. Roughly half of the 6 million wheat acres in Texas are grazed on any given year, said Dr. Clark Neely,AgriLife Extension state small grains and oilseed specialist in College Station. Test plots he’s […]

Political Cartoon



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BUFFALO LIVESTOCK REPORT



Sale Date: 12-10-16Head Count: 1434Last Week: 1961Sellers: 217Buyers: 66Cutter Cows………………….50-59Fat Cows………………………47-58Canner Cows…………………35-50Slaughter Bulls Steady/DownHeavy Bulls………………….55-72Light Bulls……………………65-90Cow/Calf Pairs & Bred Cows Choice Pairs…………………………….N/TGood Pairs……………..1375-1475Plain Pairs……………..1050-1350Bred Cows 3-6 Yr Old………..950-1450Steer/Bull Calves & YearlingsSome plainer, hard to placecalves below these figures.150-200 lbs……………….150-200200-300 lbs……………….145-195300-400 lbs……………….140-190400-500 lbs……………….135-167500-600 lbs……………….120-150 600-700 lbs……………….115-140700-800 lbs……………….100-119Heifer Calves & YearlingsSome plainer, hard to placecalves below these figures.150-200 lbs……………….135-210200-300 lbs……………….130-185300-400 lbs……………….120-175400-500 lbs……………….115-156500-600 […]