Thieves target Flo Water

Three thieves made away with a 16 foot trailer with a Flo Water UNIT#10 white and blue sticker on the back, loaded with a generator, air compressor and power tools from the Flo Water headquarters in downtown Flo very late on Thursday evening July 19th. Their vehicles were parked on the Eastern side of the Flo Volunteer Fire Department building. […]

Buffalo proceeding on LeGalley Street paving

After a debate between Councilwoman Diane Ryder and Mayor Royce Dawkins over the need for bids on pending paving projects led to an executive session, the council voted to proceed with paving LeGalley St. and to hold off on bidding out the other projects. Le- Galley which needs resurfacing badly is ready to go now, the mayor told the council […]

Ken Jones announces impending retirement

During his quarterly Buffalo Economic Development (BEDC) report to the Buffalo city council, Director Ken Jones announced his intention to retire at the end of the year. Jones said that he was announcing his retirement early so there would be plenty of time to find a replacement. “I will stay until they find someone.” Jones told the council. The quarterly report […]

Hot enough for you?

“Staying warm?” “Hot enough for you?” “Has it ever been this hot before?” Hot weather seems to bring out the cliches. You know that it is hot when a forecast of 99 degrees brings expressions of relief. This latest run of triple digit temperatures has brought a lot of complaints that the air conditioners just won’t keep up. A county […]

Local author addresses AARP meeting

The Buffalo AARP Chapter held its monthly meeting at the Buffalo Civic Center on Tuesday, July 17, 2018. The group celebrated the July birthdays of Albert Campbell, Margaret Heggins, Mayola Dawkins, Frances Rogers, and Charlcie Casey. There were no anniversaries for April. After a pot luck lunch, Chapter members received and approved the Treasurer’s, Legislative, and Secretary’s reports. The guest […]

Eagans attracting NFL attention

Leon High school graduate and Texas A&M University graduate Caleb Eagans has already landed NFL attention and is quickly becoming a big name at East Central University in Ada, Oklahoma. Eagans will wear #22 while playing WR and Kick Returner for East Central. Last weekend Eagans had an NFL Prospect Interview and has another one scheduled before the season starts. […]

BISD hires new assistant principal for high school

The BISD school board met for a special called meeting on Monday, July 23, 2018. Board members Randy Ay- res, Monty McGill, and John Rodell were absent The meeting only lasted twelve minutes, in which the board voted to hire Sabrina McLain as assistant principal for the high school. The meeting adjourned at eleven minutes past six. The next regularly […]


Melinda Wilson was the lucky winner of the gorgeous butterfly quilt raffle during the Leon County Fourth of July Funtier Days. The quilt was designed and handmade by ladies in Leon County’s Master Gardeners. These talented ladies spent many hours stitching and assembling this work of art. Congratulations to Melinda! SORRY! A SUBSCRIPTION IS REQUIRED! You must be an active […]

Trent Ashby

District 57 House of Representatives

With temperatures climbing into the triple digits, it’s clear the dog days of summer have set in across the Lone Star State. As you squeeze in a summer vacation or plan a long weekend trip before school starts next month, I wanted to remind everyone about YOUR office at the State Capitol in Austin. My staff can show you around […]

Peter Churchman

Libertarian Nominee for the 17th District

A decade ago, every environmentalist would tell you that bees were on the short list of the next species to become extinct. We were warned that we would all face a global level of extinction because we’d have no food supply. Jerry Seinfeld even made an animated movie about the declining bee population. If the United States government didn’t immediately […]