2020-08-25 E-Edition

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Teachers and Administrators meet the challenges of the 2020-2021 school year

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With two weeks of the 2020-2021 school year under their belt the BISD has a fairly good idea of what the coming months will entail. The Board met to approve this year’s tax rate but the chief concern was how school was going during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Assistant Superintendent Dr. Georgeanna Adams-Molina explained to the Board some of the trials […]

Buffalo sets proposed tax rate

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Buffalo held a budget workshop just prior to its six p.m. regular called meeting. The mayor, and council members Dianne Ryder and Jerry Salazar were present. Council member Travis Crowder was present for the regular meeting making a quorum. Later in the meeting, Buffalo Police Chief Lance Pavelka reported that the department had written 58/98 citations for the month. The […]

Austin’s police cuts give Texas Republicans new campaign material

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Texas Republicans may have found their best argument going into the 2020 general election, thanks to leaders of the state’s most exuberantly liberal big city. In a political season when almost everything seems stacked against the state’s GOP leadership — the flailing government response to the pandemic, the Rona Recession and a summer of protest against racism and police violence […]

July and August Grand Jury indictments announced

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The grand jury met on July 22, 2020. A true bill was returned on each of the following cases: • ANNELER, WESLEE MEGAN – THEFT PROP >=$30K<$150K. • BARRERA HERNANDEZ, JOSE – INJURY CHILD/ELDERLY/DISABLE W/INT BODILY INJ. • BIRDWELL, PATRICK ALAN – THEFT PROP >=$2,500<$30K. • EVANS JR., JIMMY GLENN – POSS CS PG 1 >=1G<4G. • FUENTES, ALEX RAY […]

Buffalo ISD Sporting Event COVID-19 Mitigation Guidelines

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Ticket Purchase (Varsity Football Games) • This ticket procedure is for ALL varsity football games – both home AND away. • In order to maintain a count of attendees within the stadium, all tickets will be sold as pre-sale. No tickets will be available to purchase at the gate. • Participants (athletes, band, cheerleaders, Belles) will have an opportunity to […]

Texas A&M research to examine mysteries of armyworms

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A Texas A&M University graduate student received a research grant to better identify, understand and ultimately mitigate fall armyworm populations in Texas and the central U.S. Ashley Tessnow, a doctoral candidate in the Texas A&M College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Department of Horticultural Sciences, said armyworms have long been a pest that agriculture producers throughout the central U.S have […]

Mac Shadix

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Tips, Touts, Kudos, and Keto

Its that time of year again. No. Not Christmas. It is fall gardening time. Although it is hard to believe in these days of afternoon temperatures in the mid to high nineties it is only about eighty-one days to the average frost date. Selecting varieties of garden veggies that will give you a reasonable yield within that period of time […]

Community Calendar

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CrossRoad Life Recovery – Mondays at 7 PM to 8:30 PM – A Christ-Centered 12 Step/ support group for all of life’s issues including but not limited to addictions, anxiety, weight loss, and depression. Meetings are safe, confidential, and full of hope. Hosted by Our Savior Lutheran 171 Hwy 75 Centerville 903- 536-2019. Everyone is Invited – Community Bible Study. […]

Eric Jackson

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Eric Jackson, 57, of Huntsville, Texas, passed away peacefully the evening of August 12, 2020 in Houston, Texas. He was born October 5, 1962 in Houston, Texas to Ray & Marjorie (Ranft) Jackson. Eric had lived in Huntsville for the past twenty-four years, coming from Houston. Throughout his life he had worked as a refrigeration technician, medical technician, electrician and […]