Oakwood Volunteer Fire Department

2019-10-29 E-Edition

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Council punts on BEDC board and Planning and Zoning commission


The Buffalo City Council did something that should get the residents of Buffalo excited at their regular called meeting on Monday night, October 28. Item number 6 on the agenda was to consider streets to be repaired. Get it? Plural! Streets. Mayor Jerrod Jones said that he had placed the item on the agenda for discussion and invited the council […]

At 69, she’s still paying off $12,000 of student debt



AMARILLO — If 69-year-old Lynda Sue Costley wants to shower, she has to go to a friend’s house. Her trailer, on a gravelly road outside Amarillo, hasn’t had running water since 2014 — when her husband died from cancer. She spent the little savings she had on his medical care, she said, and hasn’t repaired the burst pipe. Costley works […]

Texas home to iconic symbols of Halloween


From bats and spiders to pumpkins, the Lone Star State is home to some of the most iconic symbols of Halloween. Here are some interesting facts about some of these seemingly spooky Texas residents, as provided by Texas A&M AgriLife experts: Tarantulas — More hairy than scary Molly Keck, an entomologist at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in […]

Time to fall back on November 3rd

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Tips, Touts, Kudos, and Keto

Keto Corner First of all, I am not a doctor, and I am not writing this to give you any kind of medical advice. Instead I am attempting to report what is being said in various venues about the keto way of eating and to report what has happened to me since I began that journey. Do your own due […]

Cooking Country


With only five weeks to go to Thanksgiving Day I suppose its time to begin planning our menu for the big meal. I’ve told you before and I’ll tell you again, when I grew up we never, ever, had turkey for Thanksgiving. It was probably sometime in the fifties when my parents siblings married people outside of the Flo Community […]

Buffalo Library News


Hello patrons and friends October is a month of National Events and Celebrations. We like to celebrate Teen Read Week,The National Friends of the Library Week, National Reading Group Month and Family History Month.During our Teen Read Week, we decided to continue the celebration to Nov. 15. We have displayed the following books: Star Wars Series, and 10 best teenage […]

2019 Quad County Hay Show set for Nov. 25

Producers from Anderson, Freestone, Limestone and Leon Counties will have an opportunity to enter hay samples in this show. Samples of hay must be produced in one of these participating counties; Anderson, Freestone, Limestone and Leon. Even if you do not enter the hay show you are encouraged to attend this program. This show will be held Monday, November 25, […]