We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!

  • 0

A “Focus on Kids” class with education for co-parents raising their children in separate households will be from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 4, and 3 to 5:30 p.m. Dec. 9 at the University of Missouri Extension office in the Dallas County Courthouse basement in Buffalo.

  • 0

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources is accepting applications for federal grant funding for projects that will protect Missouri’s waters from pollution caused by stormwater runoff, also known as nonpoint source pollution. The deadline for grant applications is Nov. 15.Local governme…

  • 0

Millions of adolescents now vape. It’s urgent that teens understand the effects of vaping and overall health, the development of the brain and the potential for addiction. Citizens Memorial Hospital now offers support through “Ready Now” vaping cessation counseling.

  • 0

Citizens Memorial Hospital will host a free Lunch and Learn seminar about aging from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, in the CMH Community Rooms at 1500 N. Oakland Ave., Bolivar. Geriatrician Christina Capps, M.D., will present “Aging: What’s Normal and What’s Not?”

  • 0

The Buffalo Reflex thanks everyone who stopped by and wished us well during the 150th birthday party. Special thanks goes to the following: Market 116, Lindley Creek, Weeks and Friends, Dance Sensations, Shirley Jasper, Rosemary Jasper, Baked by Beth, Katrina’s Flowers, Brenda Bunch, Ekernal…

  • 0

To the folks who served on jury duty last week, you were a great group to work with. And thank you again for your patience with me on Friday. I am feeling much better, and thank you to the judge and bailiffs.

  • 0

On a recent outing into suburban Tunas, I found I was struggling to traverse Coatney Road. An experience not for the faint of heart.

  • 0

Special prayer requests are for the family of David Richerson, the family of Martha Bricker, and for Donnie Cauthron, Judy Blevins, Ed Roach, Nelda Merry, Carol Summers, Levi Borntrager, Parker Vader, Courtney Patton and baby Stetson, Marie Rudolph and the Wheeler twins. Ongoing prayers are …

  • 0

Teens in fourth through 12th grades are invited to attend Totally ’90s TV from noon to 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30, at the Fair Grove Branch Library, 81 S. Orchard Blvd.

  • 0

Do you want a higher income, lower stress level, advancement opportunities and better work-life balance? If any of these benefits sound good to you, join us and learn the skills needed to work remotely.

  • 0

Prairie Chapel United Methodist Church special events:

  • 0

Make plans to attend the fourth annual Southwest Missouri Soil Health Workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, at the Sac River Cowboy Church Event Center, 6448 W. State Highway EE, Springfield.

  • 0

Residents at all Citizens Memorial Health Care Foundation long-term care and residential care facilities, including Colonial Springs Healthcare Center in Buffalo, will participate Friday, Oct. 11, in the 24th annual Golden Age Games in Bolivar. Sponsored by Missouri Health Care Association, …

  • 0

The Springfield Area 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb was a huge success. For the first time in the local event’s seven-year history, there were enough registered climbers to get all 343 heroes carried to the 110th floor (equivalent to the number of floors in the World Trade Center). We can once ag…

  • 0

Dallas County sales tax revenue saw a 13.8 percent increase in August 2019 over August sales tax this past year. Based on August sales, revenue was $242,085.96, compared with $212,732.31 the previous August.

  • 0

The next Helping Hands volunteer event will be 9 a.m. to noon on Sept. 21. Volunteers need to meet at the Dallas County Community Park on Autoscope Drive, just off of U.S. Highway 65. Helping Hands’ mission is to help community members in need. 

  • 0

The August meeting of the Buffalo Garden Club was Aug. 22 at the home of Becky Bell. The members attending were Diana Arendt, Becky Bell, Cecilia Dixon, Darlene Dufeck, Shirley Hyatt, Mary Krause, Thelma Kurtz, Maxine Nimmo, Liz Van Dee and Janet Wood. The roll call question was, “Do you att…

  • 0

Central Trust Co., an affiliate of Central Bank of the Ozarks, announced Sept. 6 that Matthew Suarez, AIF, assistant vice president and portfolio manager, recently passed the Accredited Investment Fiduciary exam with Fi360, earning the distinguished AIF designation.

  • 0

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently announced the award of more than $60,000 for youth literacy grants in Missouri that work to help students and educators reach their literacy goals throughout the academic year. These funds are aimed at supporting youth literacy programs within …

  • 0

The Buffalo Area Chamber of Commerce would like to thank everyone who participated in this year’s Celtic Festival. We had fantastic weather and a great crowd.

  • 0

“Plant cool-season grasses in September,” said Craig Roberts, University of Missouri Extension forage agronomist. “The earlier the better.”

  • 0

Chronic pain is an ongoing issue for many people throughout the Ozarks. These individuals — and those who help care for them — are invited to a six-week workshop about how to manage their pain, and the first session starts Tuesday, Sept. 10.

  • 0

Bass Chapel, Grand Oaks East offers food and clothing to people in need, 9 a.m. to noon, Wednesdays.

  • 0

Dallas County Shape Up is back for fall 2019.Shape Up is a free eight-week physical activity, lifestyle and weight-loss accountability campaign. The campaign will begin Friday, Sept. 27, and end Friday, Nov. 22. 

  • 0

Missouri’s Department of Health and Senior Services received 2,163 online applications by 4:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, from those hoping to obtain licenses from DHSS for cultivation, dispensary, manufacturing and testing laboratory facilities for the state’s medical marijuana program. The appl…

  • 0

Some of the recent additions to the Dallas County Library collection include the following: