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Chamber awards ‘Excellence in Buffalo’ to 2018 Bison football team and coaching staff


The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce awarded it’s ‘Excellence in Buffalo’ award to the 2018 Buffalo Football team and coaches and the ‘Citizen of the Year’ to outgoing chamber president Phillip Bounds. The meeting was marked by the absence of the new chamber president Elizabeth Ferrari and speaker Mathew Travis. Both were absent due to illness. Bounds had to ad lib […]

Driver indited in fatal Leon County wreck arrested


Kevin Donnell Banks, who was indited by a Leon County grand jury for Criminally Negligent homicide was arrested and held on $5,000 bond in Wichita Falls on January 31, 2019. The charges resulted from a wreck on Highway 79 West of Buffalo that killed Mail Carrier Dorothy Ann Truelock. Banks was charged with failing to maintain a single lane of […]

Chinese group visits Leon County


A son doing post graduate work at Texas A&M drew his family to visit Leon County. The group consisted of the student, his brother, his parents and another couple. They were seen photographing the historical old courthouse and visiting Lacey’s Grocery where they met the Buffalo Press Publisher and were offered a brief tour of the building. Inside, they visited […]

Commissioners appoint Homeland Security Advisory committee


Precinct one commissioner, Joey Sullivan presided over the Commissioners Court during it’s regular called meeting on January 30,2019. Judge Byron Ryder was absent attending a conference at Lubbock. The first order of business after the preliminaries were finished was to accept the resignation of Paulette Rappolee and Robert Gresham from the Southeast Leon County ESD 1 Board of Commissioners. LeKeitha […]

Trent Ashby

District 57 House of Representatives

After a busy week meeting with constituents, attending committee hearings, and filing legislation, it’s clear that the 86th Legislative Session is well underway. As legislation starts to move through the committee process in the coming weeks and months, I want to once again encourage you to reach out to my Capitol or district office to let us know your thoughts. […]

Cooking Country


The first week of February!! The Super Bowl and Groundhog’s Day are history and Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. We will wait until next week to make something for our Valentine so this week I am still writing from the Better Homes and Gardens recipe book featuring recipes from the 30’s and 40’s. The main dish is Swiss […]

Ink with Pizzazz

Updates! Updates! Updates!


This week I would like to take the time to update everyone one on all that goes on in my busy schedule. I have had a lot of questions lately on the book status. I wrote a few months ago that I started the project for book 2: Sammy’s Wish. Which all is going well. I have made it halfway […]

Texas A&M student aids in discovery of fluorescent pink flying squirrel


COLLEGE STATION – The North American flying squirrel fluoresces pink at night under ultraviolet light, but the purpose of the pink color is still a mystery to researchers. Allison Kohler, a graduate student in the Texas A&M University wildlife and fisheries department in College Station, helped make this discovery as well as affirm other flying squirrels do in fact fluoresce […]

Game Warden Field Notes

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. Sleepy Hollow-like Two Van Zandt County game wardens received a tip about three individuals who had killed two large whitetailed bucks, still in velvet, at night with a spotlight. After interviewing the subjects, the wardens found out the two bucks were shot at night with […]