Oakwood ag science program quickly growing


Oakwood’s agriculture science program has grown tremendously over the past two years. The ag program has increased in overall involvement with certifications, contest, livestock shows, new classes like floral design, animal science and wildlife, and welding. Currently, during the 2019-2020 school year, Oakwood ISD has had four students that have earned industry certifications in engine mechanics and vet science this […]

Leon County Sheriff’s Report


01/01/20 At 1:06 AM, Deputy Jonathan Stubblefield was dispatched to CR 428 in Marquez, in reference to a disturbance. One was arrested and transported to Leon County Jail, without incident. A report was made of the incident. At 9:00 AM, Deputy Cody Wood was dispatched to PR 2065 in Centerville, in reference to an assault. A Family Advocate was contacted […]

Community Calendar

The Buffalo Prime Timers Book Club meets at 1 p.m. every fourth Thursday at the Buffalo Library, unless otherwise posted. Anyone interested in good books and great fellowship is invited to attend. Everyone is Invited – Community Bible Study. MEETS EVERY MONDAY 6:30 – 7:30 PM. In the old Oakwood Feed store building 902 W. Broad St. (Hwy. 79 South) […]

4Ry, USDA, Texas A&M AgriLife to develop innovative spraying technology for cattle fever ticks

4Ry, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service and Texas A&M AgriLife Research have signed a collaborative research agreement to develop a means to more efficiently and effectively spray cattle and kill cattle fever ticks, according to a 4Ry Inc. announcement. Cattle fever ticks are vectors of pathogens causing bovine babesiosis, also known as cattle tick fever, and are […]

Buffalo Livestock Report

Sale Date: 1-11-20 Head Count: 856 Last Week: 1359 Sellers: 148 Buyers: 53 Cutter Cows………………….38-63 Fat Cows………………………37-59 Canner Cows…………………10-38 Slaughter Bulls Steady/Down Heavy Bulls………………….60-85 Light Bulls……………………45-66 Cow/Calf Pairs & Bred Cows Choice Pairs……………………………….nt Good Pairs…………………………nt Plain Pairs……………….750-1225 Bred Cows 3-6 Yr Old………..750-1200 Steer/Bull Calves & Yearlings Some plainer, hard to place calves below these figures. 150-200 lbs…………………80-205 200-300 lbs……………….115-188 300-400 […]

Brazos Valley Livestock Report

Date of Sale: 1-7-20 Total Receipts: 831 Total Sellers: 141 Total Buyers: 43 Feeder Steers- Med/Large #1 200-300…………………….. 185-197 300-400…………………….. 180-194 400-500…………………….. 160-181 500-600…………………….. 155-168 600-700…………………….. 130-138 700-800…………………….. 130-136 Med/Large #1-2’s 200-300…………………….. 170-180 300-400…………………….. 165-175 400-500…………………….. 150-158 500-600…………………….. 142-152 600-700…………………….. 120-128 Feeder Heifers – Med/Large #1 200-300…………………….. 150-160 300-400…………………….. 158-168 400-500…………………….. 145-161 500-600…………………….. 132-148 600-700…………………….. 110-128 700-800…………………….. 105-109 Feeder Heifers […]

East Texas Livestock Report

Date: 1-7-20 Volume: 1724 Sellers: 209 Total Buyers: — Packer Buyers: 34 Feeder Orders: 20 Slaughter Cows Canners…………………… 41-48.00 Boning/Utility………….. 49-55.00 Cutters…………………….. 56-64.00 Slaughter Bulls……….. 79-89.00 Bred Cows……………… 650-1050 Cow/Calf Pairs………….850-1275 Feeder Steers/Bulls Large Frame #1’s 150-200…………………….148-195 205-300…………………….140-190 305-400…………………….135-186 405-500…………………….126-181 505-600…………………….120-168 605-800…………………….109-158 Feeder Heifers – Large Frame#1 110-200…………………….123-190 205-300…………………….113-186 305-400…………………….109-186 405-500…………………….105-166 505-600…………………….100-160 605-800………………………90-148 With no comparable weekly market report due […]

Lady Bison Undefeated In District


The Lady Bison continued their winning ways defeating Elkhart 43-19 and Teague 48- 30. In the Elkhart game played on January 7th at Elkhart the Lady Bison sprinted to a 13-3 lead after the first quarter as Mollie Dittmar scored 7 points, Samantha Pate 5 and Abby Brewer 1. The Lady Bison defense was brilliant in the second quarter holding […]

Bison win 2 nail-biters


The Bison boosted their district record to 2-1 as they defeated Elkhart by 1 and won by 2 points against Teague. The Bison traveled to Elkhart on January 7th and pulled out a 42-41 victory. The Bison fell behind 5-10 after the first quarter as Jamaul Randle scored 4 points and Asa Henson scored 1. In the second quarter the […]

Hilltop Lakes Golf News


The first event of 2020 for the Hilltop Lakes Men’s Golf Association was held on January 8 at 10:00 AM. The event was to start one hour earlier, but the temperature overnight was below freezing. The format for the event was a four man team counting the best 2 net scores on each hole. A total of 36 players showed […]