FSA reminds producers to report crop losses

(Pleasanton, TX), June 21, 2012 –Atascosa County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Scott Heffernan, reminds producers to report crop losses resulting from a weather-related disaster event within 15 days of the disaster or when the loss first becomes apparent, this includes crops covered by crop insurance, the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) and crops without insurance coverage. […]

Applications sought for Local Park Grants

AUSTIN – Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is announcing a special call for local park grant applications under the Outdoor Recreation and Urban Outdoor Recreation grant programs before August 1. With the passage of the omnibus spending bill in December by the U.S. Congress, Texas has received $2,302,679 for its federal apportionment through the Land and Water Conservation Fund. Roughly […]

Stanley Hayes

Stanley Maurice Hayes, 85, passed away peacefully, Friday, June 15, 2012 in Clarksville, Tennessee. He was born on Galveston Island, Texas on June 7, 1927. He graduated from Poteet High School in May 1944. He entered the U.S. Navy in 1945 and trained as a Navy fighter pilot and retired as a Lt. Commander. He was preceded in death by […]

Alberto Vielma Jr.

Alberto Gerardo Vielma, Jr., age 35, of Poteet, Texas, passed away on Saturday, June 23, 2012, in Bandera County. He was born November 9, 1976. He is survived by his father, Alberto Vielma, Sr.; his mother Arlene (Perez) Vielma; his son Alberto G. Vielma, III, and his daughters, Fe Phedra Vielma and Brooke-Lynn Vielma. A visitation will be held on […]

Glen Cowley

Glen Cecil Cowley, a long time resident of Poteet and Pleasanton, passed away on Monday, June 25, 2012. Glen was born August 7, 1915 in Ditto. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. Glen worked road construction and farmed with his father in his younger days. He worked for Alamo Lumber Company for 50 plus years. He was manager […]

Edward Hall Jr.

Edward Louis Hall Jr., born February 11, 1940, passed away on June 23, 2012. He was the son of Edward Louis Hall Sr. and Alice Lucille Hall. He is preceded in death by his parents, his son, Edward Louis Hall III, his grandson, Daniel Edward Hall and his brother, John David Hall. He is survived by his wife of 54 […]

Marlene Wilson

Marlene Hamlin Wilson, age 79, of Jourdanton, passed away on Sunday, June 24, 2012 in Jourdanton. She was born January 28, 1933. Mrs. Wilson moved to Pleasanton in 1976, and in 1977 she and her husband Bob opened the first of five convenience stores, which they operated as a family with their children for 25 years. Around 1998, at the […]

Mercedes Garza

Mercedes G. Garza, age 84, of San Antonio, passed away on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 in San Antonio. Mercedes was born October 1, 1927. She is survived by her daughter, Linda De La Cerda; her sons, Fermin Garza, and David D. Garza; her stepdaughter, Rose Marie Hinojosa and her step-sons, Henry J. Garza and Richard J. Garza. She is also […]

Shawn McDonald

Shawn Renee McDonald was born in San Antonio, Texas on April 29, 1964 and entered into eternal rest with our Heavenly Father on Thursday, June 21, 2012 in Jourdanton. She was a beloved daughter, sibling, mother, and friend. She will be greatly missed. She is survived by her son Charles W. McDonald; granddaughter Melanie A. McDonald; parents Charles and Rose […]

Miranda Bairington

Miranda “Randi” Kay Bairrington, age 34, of Houston, passed away on Monday, June 18, 2012, in Houston. Randi was born June 29, 1977. She is survived by her parents, Brenda and James Duerer of Houston ; her brother Chance and wife Samantha of Iola; her father, Darrell and wife Jo Ann Bairrington of College Station and her grandparents, Vicki Kelsey […]

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