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Thursday, April 25, 2019

Volume Buyer

VOLUME BUYER -- Davis Country Store was the Volume Buyer at the 2019 Leon County Youth Livestock Show. Pictured are Sara Taylor, Hattie Laine Taylor, Jarrett Fishbeck, Jean Davis, Tom Davis, Jacob Fishbeck, Christie Fishbeck, and Bobby Fishbeck.

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Grand Champion Steer

GRAND CHAMPION STEER -- Melanie Speer of the Leon 4-H had the Grand Champion Steer at the 2019 Leon County Youth Livestock Show. Woody’s purchased the Grand Champion Steer for $12,500. See the Special 2019 LCYLS Section this week!

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4 Jacks Pawn Burglarized

On April 15, 2019 the Buffalo Police Department was dispatched to Four Jacks Pawn Shop in reference for an alarm. Upon arrival Officer G Moliere observed the west window had been broken out. Once inside Moliere saw a rock on the floor which was used to break the window.

The in store video was reviewed and you could see an unknown person enter the store through the broken window and take three weapons and leave the store all within a minute.

On April 16, 2019 Officer G Moliere was making his rounds and while at the Pilot Truck Stop an employee approached him telling him that a car at the pumps had been there for about an hour. Moliere approached the vehicle and when he saw the driver of the vehicle he recognized and Moliere knew he had warrants for his arrest. Moliere asked for backup from the LCSO and when the deputies arrived the driver was arrested for the warrants and the passenger was also arrested for warrants.

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LC Grand Jury Indictments

Leon County District Attorney, Hope L. Knight, met with the grand jury on April 17, 2019. A true bill was returned on each of the following cases:

ANSLEY, ANGELA MARIE POSS CS PG 1 <1G

HALPAIN, DAVID LEE VIOL PROTECTIVE ORDER 2+ TIMES W/IN 12 MONTHS

HARVEY, DALE STEVEN POSS CS PG 2 >= 1G<4G

KILGORE, RHETT AUSTIN FORGERY FINANCIAL INSTRUMENT ELDERLY

MARROQUIN, HULISES EVADING ARRESTW/VEHICLE

MCKINNIES, JOSHUA JOE ROBBERY

RAY, JR., THOMAS SHEPPARD CONTINUOUS VIOLENCE AGAINST THE FAMILY

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Severe Weather Causes More Damage

DAMAGE -- More severe weather hit Leon County early Thursday morning, April 18, 2019, around 2am. The home of Kurt and Shannon Pickens was lost in the storm. Winds that swept through Leon County were reported to be more than 90mph, causing many trees to fall as well as electric lines. Many were without electricity for hours while repairs were made.

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BISD School Board Meets

The regular scheduled School Board meeting was called to order at 6:01 pm by president, Jack Helmcamp.

Those in attendance included Superintendent Lacy Freeman, Assistant Superintendent, Dr. Georgeanna Adams-Molina, Board Members Bradley Ezell, Monty McGill, Cole McVeay, and John Rodell.

Board Members absent were Randy Ayers and Bobby Fishbeck. A meeting quorum was established.

Principals from all campuses and our High School assistant principal were also in attendance.

Prayer was led by president, Jack Helmcamp and pledges of allegiance to the United States and Texas flags were voiced.

The Public forum section on the agenda had no individual or group presentations.

President Jack Helmcamp thanked the board members for completing all certification hours and requirements. Superintendent Freeman expressed his thanks for the stellar performance and major accomplishment by ALL BISD campuses in the recent UIL District competition – 1st Place / District Championship status was earned. Noting that all other 6 high school campuses in the competition had a larger enrollment than Buffalo.

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