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Dallas County Sheriff’s Posse awards Jail Staff with Scholarships
Taydriana Napier and Eric Caston, Dallas County Jail Staff, were awarded by The Sheriff’s Posse with a $500 check each for being accepted into Drury’s Law Enforcement Academy. The academy is part-time from August to May of next year. The total cost for Drury’s Academy is $8,700 and The Posse is considering to offer this scholarship next year to anyone who is employed at the Dallas County Sheriff’s Office and willing to commit to serving the community or to anyone who is willing to serve as a Dallas County Deputy after graduation.
The Green Team is cleaning up the town
Ruben Garcia is 11 years old. He is the founder of The Green Team.
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Skyline is 0-5 after losing to Forsyth 48-8 in MLC

Skyline’s football team remained winless in five games after losing at Forsyth 48-8 last week in a Mid-Lakes Conference game. The Panthers led 14-0 at the quarter, 28-8 at the half and 48-8 at the end of three.

Bison play first ‘complete game’ In 28-6 victory over Sherwood

In what Buffalo coach Ed Phillips called the Bison’s “most complete game of the year,” his team knocked off Sherwood 28-6 in a Ozarks Highland Conference game Friday at Buffalo.

Lady Bison get 19th victory, take 3rd at own tournament

It seems like the volleyball season has just started, but the Buffalo Lady Bison already have 19 wins, along with three losses and three ties.

Cross country roundup

Skyline senior Kadence Wallace captured first place in the Willard Highline Cross Country Invitational Meet on Thursday, Sept. 13, with a time of 21:05.17. There were 17 girls in the race.
Bison even their record at 2-2 with 14-12 win over Skyline
Buffalo’s recent ability to stop two-point conversion plays was a major factor in the Bison’s 14-12 homecoming win over Skyline Friday night. In fact, the Bison defense has kept their opponents from being successful on two-pointers five straight times during the past two games.
Lady Bison defeat Skyline, also take second at tourney
Buffalo’s volleyball team traveled to Skyline Thursday, Sept. 7 and came home with a 3-1 win. The Lady Bison won 25-23, 20-25, 25-21, 25-20. They also placed second in the Forsyth Tournament on Saturday.
Buffalo edges El Dorado Springs 32-26 in 3 overtimes
It took more than three hours to accomplish, but Buffalo’s football team outlasted El Dorado Springs 32-26 in three overtimes Friday night. In the process, the Bison picked up their first win of the season, and are now 1-0 in the Ozarks Highland Conference.
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Companion is dark, handsome and hairy

I’ve been told I have a type. Dark, handsome and hairy is the type in a nutshell.


Bear with me as we take time to remember Dee, for more than 23 years my South Dakota Bride, but much more than just the local newspaper editor’s wife.

The Rockwood Files - Mister Toad’s Wild Ride

Once upon a time, during a moonlit night, an unsuspecting woman descended the steps of her backyard deck and stepped onto the stone patio. Her three rambunctious dogs raced past her, eager to hit the grass and sniff out the perfect place to pee before bedtime.

Never understood… until now

I never understood as a young man why Dad didn’t fix the barn door. All it needed was a proper hinge.

The Rockwood Files - Channel surfing in the desert

I miss the writers. The Writers Guild of America went on strike in early May, and it has been a creative wasteland on television ever since. Most of the shows Tom and I used to watch won't be back with new episodes this fall. Lately, we've been flipping through over 100 channels, amazed that there are so many options yet so little we want to see.
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