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Work continues on the new IH-45 entrance ramp. Work on the exit ramp north of Anthony’s seems to be finished and the new traffic control lights on U.S. 79 have been installed. Photo by Mac Shadix SORRY! A SUBSCRIPTION IS REQUIRED! You must be an active subscriber to access this content! Please Login below or Subscribe! Username Password Remember Me […]

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Citizens State Bank donated $1,000.00 to District 8 4-H for their upcoming leadership camp, SURGE. SURGE is a leadership camp that will take place June 24-27 at T Bar M Resort & Conference Center in New Braunfels. There will be over 130 4-H members from 21 different counties represented at this leadership camp. Pictured: Nathan Barrett, District 8 4-H Vice […]

Commissioners attempt to calm waste dump worries



It was number eleven on the agenda and just one short sentence, “Discuss and possibly take action on trash collection sites.” but it brought the most discussion in the Commissioners Court meeting at 9:30 on June 10. “We are going to stop small general contractors from bringing trailer loads out to the dump for free. That’s the only thing that […]

BISD hires new teachers



The June 11, 2018, special called BISD board meeting began at six o’clock. Board members Randy Ayres and Monty McGill were absent. Just one minute after the meeting began, board members went into a closed session. They returned at thirty-nine minutes past six. There was no action taken in closed session. Upon returning, the board voted to hire the following […]

Buffalo sales tax collections show strong growth



(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $710.4 million in local sales tax allocations for June, 11 percent more than in June 2017. These allocations are based on sales made in April by businesses that report tax monthly. For details on June sales tax allocations to individual […]

New cabins now open at Fort Boggy State Park



As of Memorial weekend all five cabins are now available to the public at Fort Boggy State Park. These luxurious cabins are the first of their kind in Texas State Parks. Each cabin has central air and heat, so no matter the temperature you and your family can still get out an enjoy nature. The interior of the cabins will […]

Trent Ashby

District 57 House of Representatives

For centuries the American Flag has served as a beacon of freedom and liberty the world over. From the cobblestone streets at Yorktown to the deserts of the Middle East, countless American patriots have fought valiantly under the stars and stripes that symbolize the unified strength and resolve of our great nation. As Flag Day approaches, and in a time […]

Peter Churchman

Libertarian Nominee for the 17th District

Campaign Finance Peter Churchman Libertarian Nominee for the 17th District One of the biggest problems Americans have today is that our legislators have a huge incentive to serve large campaign donors and special interest groups – over their constituents. Many large financial donors contribute to all of the candidates to gain access and influence regardless of the election outcome. The […]

Community Calendar



The Buffalo Public Library will host a story time on Tuesday June 26 at 10:00 AM for children ages four and up. Natalie Hays from the Domestic Violence Advocacy Offi ce will read books about bullying, child abuse awareness, and domestic violence. This will be an opportunity for your child to learn about these important topics in a program created […]

Beekeeping Workshop set for July 11



The Leon County Master Gardeners will be hosting a Beekeeping Workshop on Wednesday, July 11, in the Great Room of Leon County Annex II. The Great Room of Leon County Annex II is located at 155 North Cass Street in Centerville. The program will begin at 12:05 p.m. and will conclude by 1:00 p.m. Kathy Beckwith, a Leon County Master […]