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Mallory students recognized as Terrific Kids

The Buffalo Area Kiwanis organization recently recognized Terrific Kids at D.A. Mallory Elementary School for the first quarter. These students were recognized for being respectful, responsible, …

Skyline’s volleyball team has to settle for fourth place at state tournament

Skyline’s first appearance in the Class 2 volleyball Final Four didn’t turn out the way the coaches and players wanted as the Lady Tigers lost matches to St. Joseph LeBlond and Jefferson …

Mirror, mirror … who’s the fairest?

The 2021 Dallas County Pageants took place Nov. 6 and 7 at the Shewmaker Fine Arts Center at Buffalo High School. The events are sponsored annually by the Dallas County Alumni Association. …
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Obituaries

Doyle Wayne Nimmo: A Cornerstone of the community

Doyle Wayne Nimmo was a pillar of the community, and Buffalo will miss his dignified, honest and forward-thinking presence. In 1997, Nimmo received the Cornerstone Award from the Buffalo Area Chamber …

Free and safe disposal of prescriptions now available

Area residents and law enforcement can dispose of unused prescription drugs 24 hours a day. A metal, secure box is in the entryway of the Buffalo Police Department. After hours, call dispatch and …

Do you want to open a small business?

The New Growth WBC has a network of professionals providing free counseling services to new and existing businesses. They focus on rural markets and work with business owners to increase …
    • Color and Scents

      Kelly McCoy has direct sales on overdrive. She sells Scentsy products and Color Street Nails, loves both products and sees an opportunity to …

    • Hustles born from despair

      The loss of a child is debilitating. The death could be a stillborn child or a 54-year-old son who died suddenly of a heart attack. Death …

    • The Swanigan’s dance to retail fever

      Randy and Tara Swanigan come from a line of retail experts, including Randy’s mom and dad, Jerry and Linda Swanigan, who sold retail items …

    • Shutdown Survivor

      Vickie Edwards was in the travel industry for 35 years when COVID-19 shut down the entire United States. The travel industry was at a …

    • Kathy with the purple hair

      GrandMaMa, otherwise known as Kathy Nicodemus Foresee, flies to the west coast a couple of times a year to spend time with her daughter, …

    • Location, location, location

      Location, location, location   Breanna Sikes opens her new store tomorrow, Oct. 28    By Joy …

Local Sports

Lady Bison win conference title

Buffalo’s girls golf team won the Ozarks Highland Conference championship last week as Marlee Andrews had the winning score of 109. Darby Armstrong was second with 112, Erica Testerman fifth …

Buffalo strikes early and often in 60-6 rout of winless Sherwood

“Fast and Furious” might be a good way to describe the Buffalo football team’s 60-6 win over Sherwood Friday night on homecoming. The Bison defense accounted for three early …

French is making the archery crowd turn heads

Wesley French, an archer, has won 48 archery tournaments since January 2020. He has gone bow hunting most of his life but never seriously entered tournaments. This year he has taken 44 first-place …

Skyline community raises more than $20,000 for Lyndsey Morales

In an outpouring of support for Lyndsey Morales, a Skyline second-grader who has been diagnosed with Stage 4 kidney cancer, the local community has raised more than $20,000 through various …
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Opinion

It’s October, which means the women’s section is here

Thank you to those who recommend women for this year’s ladies’ journal. Over the past few weeks, I’ve met fascinating and engaging women who inspire and care deeply about their …

LEAD MINE IN FAIR GROVE?

What I’m about to tell could not be verified, other than what Phoebe Rogers Lemon told Dan Manning and me. First, let me say that Phoebe manned the genealogy booth at the Reunion for many …

Leave things better than you found them

I attended a Boy Scouts of America luncheon this past week honoring local banker Bill Monday. He was honored with the Forever Eagle, an award given to those who lived the Scout Oath and Law …

Having a good ol’ Celtic time

I would like to share with you about a good time I had this past weekend. If you’ve never attended one of the annual Southwest Missouri Celtic Heritage Festivals & Highland Games, then I …

To rescue an injured butterfly

“Pawpaw,” my granddaughter Katie asked on the telephone, “What can I do for a butterfly with a broken wing?” “I don’t know,” I told her. “I’ve …

A Fair Grove fixture

From the first year to right before his passing (he conducted the August meeting), Carl Buckner has been a valuable fixture of the Fair Grove Historical and Preservation Society. Donna, Carl’s …
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