Buffalo hosts State Baseball Championship Tournaments



If you have noticed an increase in traffic, ball field lights on at night, and encountered larger crowds in local restaurants then you may be aware that Buffalo is hosting 34 baseball teams for two Texas Teenage Baseball State Championship Tournaments. July 21-23 was the TTAB High School Eligible with 18 teams entered and July 24-28, the most sought after […]

Flo Water staying home, but changing address



Flo Water is giving up it’s post office box address that you are used to and taking mail delivery at their Flo office to save mileage costs and to decease staff time involved in mail collection. The change was the second action item on the agenda at the July 20 regular scheduled meeting at Stewart Memorial Methodist Church in Buffalo. […]

Summer heat scratches up more chiggers and fleas; beware of weedy, grassy areas



CENTRAL TEXAS – As people become more active in summer, so do a few familiar pests that keep Texans itching – and scratching — for relief, said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologists. “This time of year there’s usually a significant increase in chigger and flea activity,” said Wizzie Brown, AgriLife Extension entomologist, Travis County. “With people and their pets […]

Watermelon trial provides useful information for Texas producers



SAN ANTONIO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service melon trials at the San Antonio Food Bank not only provided produce for those in need,but also important information for Texas agricultural producers. “We’ve been conducting these trials at the Urban Farm of the San Antonio Food Bank for four years,” said David Rodriguez, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service horticulturist, Bexar […]

Trent Ashby

District 57 House of Representatives

As the mercury hovers around the century mark, it’s clear summer has set in here at your State Capitol. While it is difficult to be away from my friends and family back home during this special session, it is an honor to be here representing the fine folks of our district. Rest assured that while in Austin I will continue […]

Margie Ree Green



Margie Ree Green was born August 27, 1934 in Leona, Texas to Walker Haven and Lucinda (Clay) Haven. She was a graduate of Douglas High School in Centerville, Texas. She lived her entire life in Centerville, Texas. She worked for Eunice Carrigan of Centerville, Texas, as well as, Madisonville and Centerville Nursing Homes. Margie worked as a Nurse’s Aide for […]

Iris Laverne Owens



Funeral services for Iris Laverne Owens, age 77, of the Flo Community of Leon County were held at 11 AM, Friday, July 21, 2017 at the Flo Community Baptist Church. Rev. John Murray, pastor, officiated and burial was held at 2:30 PM in the Riverside Pioneer Cemetery located in Riverside, Texas. Pallbearers were Curt Owens, Kevin Owens, Coy Stephenson, Guillermo […]

Mariana Rivera



Mariana Rivera was born on June 16, 1999 in Houston, Texas to Victoriano Rivera & Mary De Los Angeles Recendiz. She was the only girl and youngest of five children, and being so, was always watched over by her older brothers. She moved to the Leon County area when she was around 9 years old and attended Leon Elementary and […]

Evan Jackson “Jack” Williams



Funeral services for Mr. Evan Jackson “Jack” Williams, age 88, of the Flo Community of Leon County, Texas were held at 2 PM, Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at the Flo Community Church. Bro. Mark Thrift and Rev. John Murray officiated and burial was in the Wheelock Cemetery. Jack Williams was born on March the 21, 1929 in Flo, Texas to […]

Leon County Sheriff’s Report



7/12/17 Deputy Chad Hill dispatched to Commerce Street in Buffalo in reference to a warrant service request. One arrested and transported to the Leon County Jail.Deputy Tommy Page dispatched to Main Street in Centerville in reference to a warrant service request. One arrested and transported to the Leon County Jail.Deputy Tommy Page dispatched to CR 365 in Buffalo in reference to […]