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Friday, April 18, 2014

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Members of the Buffalo School Board met Thursday, April 10th for a special called meeting. All members were present except Member Willie Gilliam. President Jennifer Humphries presided.

After opening the meeting, the board went into a 35 minute executive session. Upon returning, Member Dennis Hartley made a motion to approve a separation agreement for a professional employee. This was seconded by Member Monty McGill. All members voted in approval.

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Go Texan Day

GO TEXAN DAY

GO TEXAN DAY -- Pre-K students at Buffalo Elementary School are all dressed up for their Go Texas Day Celebration on Friday, April 11th. Students are pictured with their Pre-K teachers Janeen Cobb, Goretti Rodriguez, and Samantha Sims.

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District Court Decisions With Judge Evans

District Court was held Thursday, April 10th in Centerville. The Honorable District Court Judge Deborah Oakes Evans presided.

Roy Robinson of Buffalo appeared with his attorney Scott Wilson. Robinson is charged with Engaging in Organized Criminal Activity and Committing the Offense of Evading any Manner a Tax Imposed on Motor Fuel and a second charge of Engaging in a Motor Fuel Transaction that Requires the Person have a License Under Tax Code Chapter 162.

It is alleged that Robinson illegally appropriated diesel fuel from Ryder Oil Company and sold that diesel fuel to Christopher Rawls without holding a motor fuel supplier's license.

District Attorney Whitney Smith asked Judge Evans for more time to prepare since it is a “complex case”. Evans agreed and reset the status hearing to May 16th. Robinson is free on bond.

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Bison Belles Earn Best in Class

BEST IN CLASS - The Bison Belles traveled to Fiesta Texas in San Antonio over the weekend to compete in the Showtime International Dance Contest. The girls brought home a 1st division rating as well as a Best in Class. Pictured are (back) Kaci Allen, Skyler Jackson, Brooke Barron, Jessica Kaiser, Mandy Helfers, (front) maria Maltos, Annel Escobar, Maria Cortez, Jaylee Hullum, Karen Garcia, Cristal Diaz. and Laura Espinosa. The Belles will have their Spring show on May 16th at 6pm.

The Buffalo High School Bison Belle Drill Team traveled to San Antonio, Texas over the weekend to complete in the Showtime International Fiesta Texas Dance Contest.

The Belles performed their 2014 military competition dance featuring two lift stunts and a Swedish Fall. The team won a 1st division rating trophy which is the highest rating a team can possibly earn for a performance.

The Belles were also awarded a BEST in Class plaque for their Team military performance.

“The Belles put in countless hours on this routine and will perform it during our spring show for the public on May 16th at 6 pm,” Bison Belle Director Amanda Harter said. “The spring show is free, so come out and watch the Belles perform their award winning routine and meet the new 2014-2015 Bison Belle Drill Team.”

Congratulations to the Bison Belles!

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District Fashion Show

DISTRICT 8 4H CLOTHING & TEXTILES FASHION SHOW & CONTEST -- On Friday, April 4th, the eight local 4H members traveled to Grandbury, TX to represent Leon County at the District 8 4H Clothing & Textiles fashion show and contest. Leon County and the Buffalo 4H Club were both well represented. Pictured are Mary O'Neal, Grace Hull, Makayla Gilliam, Olivia Hastings, Chelsea Harter, Callie Harter, Natalie Uptmor, and Colby Menefee.

On Friday, April 4th, the eight local 4H members traveled to Grandbury, TX to represent Leon County at the District 8 4H Clothing & Textiles fashion show and contest. Leon County and the Buffalo 4H Club were both well represented. Pictured are Mary O'Neal, Grace Hull, Makayla Gilliam, Olivia Hastings, Chelsea Harter, Callie Harter, Natalie Uptmor, and Colby Menefee.

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District Court Decisions With Judge Keeling

Leon County District Court was held Friday, April 11th. The Honorable District Judge Ken Keeling presided.

Norman Jermaine Hopkins of Centerville entered a guilty plea to the charge of Theft of Property. Hopkins was sentenced to 18 months in Texas Department of Corrections (TDC). Hopkins must pay court and attorney fees and a restitution fine of $2,900. Hopkins was represented in court by Attorney Wes Hammit.

Jennifer Gayle Nino, charged with Driving While Intoxicated 3rd or More, entered a guilty plea. Nino was represented by Hammit and received a sentence of 4 years in TDC. Nino, currently held in the Leon County Jail, will receive credit for time served. Nino must pay court and other fees.

The state entered a motion to revoke probation for Danny Lynn Pierson of Normangee. Pierson is charged with Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle and Evading Arrest. Attorney Hope Knight was appointed by the court to represent Pierson. Pierson entered a not guilty plea and remains free on bonds totaling $3,000.

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