| The Chamber of Commerce hosted the Annual
Buffalo Stampede Saturday September 15. It
was an amazing success. Preparations have
been in the making for months. Many improvements
have been made in Harriman Park in planning
for the Stampede through a combined effort
of The City of Buffalo, The Chamber of Commerce,
BEDC, and generous donations of many businesses
Saturday started with a parade
It was one of the largest parades
history. Trophies were given
in six catagories.
The winners were: Non-Business
place, The Buffalo Stampede Beauty
designed by Mandy Pate and Sherry
2nd place Buffalo Junior High
and 3rd place Grace Tabernacle.
Floats: Carrie's Salon and Spa.
place Stitches and Lil' Britches
Payne, 2nd place Buffalo Volunteer
3rd place Darren's Detailing.
place Troy Cox in his antique
place Sam Mccormick in his antique
3rd place Tommy Roberson in his
A. Horses: 1st place Gene Scott,
Wyatt Looney, 3rd place Juan.
1st place Beaumont Shriners on
motorcycles, 2nd place Bison
place Buffalo School Band. Best
Prime Time Express Mounted Drill
Limestone County. Catch them
later this year
in the Rose Bowl Parade.
At 11:00am a trophy was awarded to the Cheer-Off
winner Buffalo Junior High Cheerleaders.
This is something new that was added to the
Stampede this year.
Another new event added this
year was a Wing
Eating Contest. It was an invitation
with men from local businesses,
and school. It was an entertaining
part of the Stampede. Participants
Davis, Chad Wood, Jeff Ryder,
Lacy Freeman, Taylor Mcgill,
Tim Ezell, Gene
Pruitt, Justin Foster, Danny
Buffalo Police Chief Lance Pavelka.
was sponsored by our local Pizza
by Carter Enterprises. After
lots of messy
faces and hands were had, the
winner by a long stretch was
Jim Davis. He
earned a giant chicken trophy
rights for one year.
A Car Show was held at 11:00am
40 entries. Trophies were awarded
catorgories. Many beautiful vehicles
motorcycles were entered. Trophies
At 1:00pm the Tri County Horse Shoe Association
presented their trophies to the winners of
the tournament they hosted this weekend.
An auction started at about 1:15. A great
variety of items were up for bid. All items
were purchased or donated from local businesses.
It was a fantastic success.
A dance was held from 6:30 until 12:30 with
local bands Pushwater and Kraz'd
playing. A huge crowd attending
and a great
time was had by all. During the
11:00pm the raffle winners were
winner of the lawn mower and
Margo Carmichael of Buffalo.
The winner of
the $1000.00 shopping spree was
The Chamber hopes everyone had
a good time.
It was a lot of hard work, but
The 4th annual Buffalo Stampede
5K was won
by 19-year-old Callie Grisham
top male finisher was Matt Gilliam
The winner of the kid's Fun Run
was 9 year
old Bryce Jackson of Palestine
the one-mile course in 8:09.
Buffalo's Makayla Gilliam was
Age group medalists were:
Girls 14-U: Natalie Freeman
Girls 15-19 - Shae Woods
Ladies 20-29 - Kimberly Johnson
Ladies 30-39 - Jessi Jones, 2nd
Ladies 40-49 - Tammy Clemons,
2nd Sandy Pack
Ladies 50-59 - Hanida Oliver,
Ladies 60-69 - Mary Janes Hartley,
Super Senior - Marilyn Souders
Boys 14-U - Reece Jackson, 2nd
Mens 30-39 - Craig Jones
Men's 40-49 - Bryan Clemmons
Super Senior - Ken Johnson