Jesus Martinez



Jesus Aguirre Martinez, lifelong resident of Pleasanton, entered eternal rest Thursday February 9, 2012, at 3:20 a.m., at Downtown Baptist Medical Center in San Antonio, at the age of 64 years, 10 months, 15 days. Jesus was born March 25, 1947, in Pleasanton, the son of Antonio Martinez and Magdalena Aguirre Martinez. He graduated from Pleasanton High School, and worked […]

Carlos Rodriguez



Carlos "Charlie" Rodriguez, age 93, of Pleasanton, passed away Saturday, February 11, 2012, in Pleasanton. Mr. Rodriguez was born July 26, 1918 in Pleasanton. He is survived by his daughters Angelita Guerra and husband Ruben of Roma, Maggie Rodriguez of Pearsall; sons Carlos Rodriguez, Jr. and wife Bonnie of Phoenix, Arizona, Daniel Rodriguez and wife Inez of Pomona, California, Roger […]

Cruz Ochoa



Cruz F. Ochoa went to be with his Heavenly Father on February 8, 2012. He was born February 24, 1928 in Santa Anna, Texas. Cruz gave his life to the Lord in 1989 he praised the Lord and served faithfully to the end. He loved working for the Lord from opening services to mowing the yard at the Good Shepherd […]

Laura Imburgin



Laura (Sexton) Imburgin passed away peacefully on January 27, 2012. She was surrounded by her loving husband and her children. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and friend to many and will be greatly missed. Laura was born on February 12, 1933 in Spicewood to Walter and Irene Jackson. She was one of three children and was raised in […]

Julius Norment



Julius "Bubba" Norment, age 56, of Poteet, passed away on Monday, February 6, 2012 in Poteet. Mr. Norment was born December 28, 1955 in San Antonio. He is survived by his wife, Kathleen Norment, his daughter Kattie Norment, his sons C.W. Norment and Shane Norment and wife Amanda, his parents Estus and Emma Jean (Yow) Norment, and his sister Sandra […]

Clifton Harrington



Clifton Barnett Harrington, 51 years old, born June 30, 1962 in Jackson, Mississippi, passed away on January 25, 2012 in Blountstown, Florida. Clifton attended Jourdanton Middle School and High School where he played football and was a member of the Jourdanton Band. After leaving high school Clifton joined the U. S. Army and was stationed in Germany. While in the […]

Bennie Valchar



Bennie Valchar of New Berlin, passed away February 12, 2012 at the age of 74. Bennie was born January 28, 1938 in Poth, to Pete Valchar and Tillie Mann Valchar. He is preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Donald Valchar. Bennie is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Deborah and Randall Hilburn; grandson, David Wheatley; sister and […]

4-H families should support ‘Deep in the Heart’



COLLEGE STATION – 4-H families are encouraged to support Deep in the Heart – a documentary about the remarkable life of Richard "Dick" Wallrath, the top individual financial contributor to Texas 4-H and Texas FFA scholarship programs, said a Texas 4-H administrator. Wallrath’s overall contributions to 4-H and FFA, including scholarship contributions through his educational foundation, currently exceed $16 million. […]

FSA assistance for beginning farmers and ranchers



The USDA Farm Service Agency is working harder than ever to assist new farmers and ranchers to succeed. Acting Texas FSA Executive Director James B. Douglass recently unveiled a new Land Contract Guarantee Program and several other tools designed to help beginning farmers and ranchers build the foundation for a successful career in agriculture. “New farmers face many challenges, like […]

It Comes in Threes




In all the busyness that is our daily life, we can lose site of what is important. A lesson my husband will always remind me of in my multitasking ways. Take time to stop and smell the detergent (I don’t care for flowers). Things change and it can happen at any given moment. Kids grow right before your eyes and […]


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