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‘417’ residents advised of transition to 10-digit dialing

On July 16, 2020, the Federal Communications Commission adopted rules to establish 988 as the new, nationwide, three-digit phone number for Americans in crisis to connect with suicide prevention …

Learn about frogging at June 30 MDC program

Missouri’s frog season doesn’t get as much publicity as deer hunting or spring turkey season, but for some outdoors enthusiasts, it’s as much of a tradition as any other outdoors …

Most, but not all, lizards have legs

Summer is the time to see lizards sunning themselves on a rock or fence post, scoot across the rocks in a flower bed or making a noisy dash into a pile of leaf litter in the forest. Missouri is home …

Card shower for Adams’ birthday

Card shower for Adams’ birthday   Upon moving to Buffalo in 2000, Dr. Russell Adams began walking several days a week at Woods Supermarket and became acquainted with employees and …
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Obituaries
Perla Marlene Gustke, Buffalo, Mo passed away, Monday, June 7, 2021, at Cox South Hospital in Springfield, MO. Marlene was born March 19, 1938. She was preceded in death by her husband Don, and …
Warren Phillip McElvaney, aged 71, peacefully passed away on June 1, 2021. Warren was born in Baltimore, Maryland on August 14, 1949, to Thomas and Florence McElvaney. He was the youngest in his …
Opal Darlene Carver, daughter of the late Raymond Earl and Twila Maxine (Long) Hards was born on December 11, 1942 in Horton, Kansas and departed this life on June 7, 2021 at her home near Elkland, …
Sherry Ann (Davison) Roderick was born February 12, 1944 to Glenn and Clara (Mahaffey) Davison in Springfield, MO and passed away June 6, 2021. Sherry was united in marriage to Donald Gene …

Club News -- DIVAS

The DIVAS meet at 8 a.m. the third Friday of each month at the Municipal Building on the Buffalo square. The public is invited. A schedule for 2021 is listed below, and DIVAS invite those interested …

Annual cancer golf fundraiser is scheduled for September

Organizers booked the annual Karen Kjar Memorial Golf Tournament for Saturday, Sept. 18, at Dream Valley Golf Course south of Buffalo. All the money raised goes directly to cancer patients at …

New books available at Dallas County Library

Fiction“Blackberry Beach” by Irene Hannon. Katherine Parker is on the cusp of having everything she ever wanted — so why isn’t she happy? In search of answers, she comes incognito to Hope …
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Texas Bowl canceled

FAYETTEVILLE — Because of COVID-19 issues within the Texas Christian University’s Horned Frogs football program, the Arkansas vs. TCU Mercari Bowl scheduled Thursday night at NRG Stadium in …

Lady Bison volleyball team goes 3-3 during past week

Wins 2 of 4 at Buffalo tournamentBuffalo’s volleyball team played well during the past week, winning three matches and losing three. This included winning two of four matches Saturday at the …

Golf tournament at Dream Valley

The Fair Grove Quarterback Club is hosting a golf tournament on Saturday, Oct. 10, at Dream Valley Golf Course, 90 Golf Course Road, Buffalo. Tee off time starts at 8 a.m. In the event of rain, the …

Game is over at halftime as Tigers rout Slater 48-7

Skyline was in front 42-0 at intermissionSkyline rolled up a 42-0 halftime lead over Slater Friday night and coasted to a 48-7 non-conference win as the junior varsity took over in the second half. …
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The Rockwood Files: Hairy dreams

Last night I had a dream about getting a haircut. In the dream, I donned my protective mask and went to a store to buy a box of do-it-yourself hair color — something I’ve never been daring enough …

No passport needed

I’ve been traveling the world this past week. I’ve enjoyed the frosty scenery in Iceland, the crowded streets of London, the beautiful view from Tuscany, and my favorite — the grandeur of the …

HAMILTON: Grandpa’s tire swing

When I was a boy, we had tire swing behind the house, but Grandpa Hamilton had the best tire swing ever.Ours was about as good as my dad could manage — a length of rope around the limb of a modest …

Letter to the Editor: Now is perfect time to read to or with children

Dear Editor,The next several weeks, we will all be entering uncharted territory. As each of us has to decide what we can do to best serve our families and we begin to face questions about education, …

SMITH: ‘Fuss on a Bus’

“I always wanted to act in plays,” my sister, Carol Ann, said. She tried out to be in a play when she was in the eighth grade. For some reason she didn’t get picked. To allow her to be in the …

A long line of love

Monday I witnessed another example of community caring. I stood among the group of parade spectators who watched a long procession of cars that comprised the Colonial Springs Healthcare Center’s …
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