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The women’s bowling team Ten Pins Honey is, from left: Debbie Johnson, Hazel Burris and Sandy Alcorn.
A new bowling record is made
Buffalo Bowl had two teams from Monday Night Ladies Leagues who accomplished something that has never ever happened before during league play of bowling according to United States Bowling Congress.
BPMS Fall Door Decoration Winners
Students at Buffalo Prarie Middle School decorated their Bison Time teachers doors in Fall and Halloweeen themes. A few members of the community were able to come to the school and be the judges of the best door decor. Winners were the Bison Time classes of Mrs. Shuler and Mr. Walls. The winning students were rewarded with ice cream cakes donated by Buffalo Dairy Queen.
Betty Lynne McCarthy to do book signing on Holiday Open House Nov. 3
Betty Lynne McCarthy will be doing a book signing between 3 to 7 p.m. for Holiday Open House on Nov. 3 at Buffalo MFA for the release of “REAL A Rodear of Poetry.”
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Blair Abraham is an unusual 6-7 player in that he can hit 3-point shots as he did here after looking over the defense.

Buffalo boys end nine-game skid with win at New Covenant

Buffalo’s boys basketball team rolled past New Covenant 68-42 Tuesday, Jan. 23 in a road, non-conference game. This broke a nine-game losing streak.\The Bison came close to winning another game Friday on courtwarming night as they were ultimately defeated by Clever 47-39.

Altics take first place at OHC wrestling meet

Buffalo’s Makayla Altic won first place in the Ozark Highlands Conference girls wrestling tournament on Jan. 18 and Peyton Altic won first in the boys tourney.
The always-hustling Shelby Redd races to get by a Boonville defender.

Skyline girls roll past Boonville and Blair Oaks

Boonville, a Class 4 team, brought a 12-3 record to Skyline Saturday, but the Lady Tigers, ranked number one in the state in Class 2, sent the Lady Pirates home with a stunning 64-41 loss. Earlier on Tuesday, the Lady Tigers pummeled Blair Oaks 81-31.

Several Bison, Lady Bison wrestlers do well at events

Four Buffalo wrestlers placed third or higher at the Republic Tournament last week, and Makayla Altic continued to lead the way with a first-place finish. She also won her dual match against a Nevada opponent.
Lady Bison win three of four matches against Camdenton
No team scores were kept in the Buffalo girls’ wrestling match against Camdenton, but the Lady Bison won three of four head-to-head contests.
Addie Armstrong often encounters players a lot taller than her, but she makes up for it with heart and drive.
Lady Bison fall to Osage 52-41 in first game of 2024
Buffalo’s girls basketball team was never out of the game until the last few minutes, but the Lady Bison ultimately lost to Osage 52-41 in a home, non-conference contest Friday night.
Abbey Green whips the ball to a teammate against El Dorado Springs.
Fair Grove girls win fourth place at tourney
Fair Grove’s girls basketball team won its first two games in the Pink Division of the Pink and White Tournament last week, but lost their last two.
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Tina Smith enjoying the snow!

A tale or two - Christmas Snow

The first snow fell on December 27th. According to an old wives' tale, whatever day the first snow falls is how many snows we will have that winter. Whew! 27 snows. I sure hope those old wives' are wrong.

Ozarks RFD - FFA Started It All

I’ve never depended on farming for my bread and butter, but I can thank FFA — Future Farmers of America, in my day — for launching my career as a journalist.

EnJOYable Journey - I thought we might be poor

I didn’t know that families did not reuse, renew and recycle. All households did not practice conservation. I thought saving and reusing things was as normal as having salt and pepper on the dinner table.

“Mama, I love her” - Writer remembers Barbies in bloom

Dear readers, I’m taking some time off this week to help my mom during her cancer treatment. But while I’m away, I’m sharing a column published nearly 14 years ago about a topic that has boomeranged back into pop culture in a big way. In a few weeks when the Academy Awards are handed out in Hollywood, the movie “Barbie” will be one of the films in the running to take home the Oscar. I watched the movie with my 17-year-old daughter, and we both laughed and loved it.

When the good old days weren’t

Often I miss the good old days of my farm boy youth.

There's no place like home, There's no place like home, There's no place like home. --Judy Garland, Wizard of Oz

My Ruby Red Slippers carried me back to one of my homes this month, St. Louis. My slippers were red Hey Dude sneakers. The experience brought back memories and experiences only a tour of St. Louis can bring to me.
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