Bolting For The Finish Line



Several Eagles Earn All-District Hoops Honors



HILLBILLY GAMES APRIL 26



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Festival time

Hope you are all ready with your calendars!! So much to do!! The first thing on our schedule this week is the “Longhorn Museum Society”. It is scheduled, as usual for the first Tuesday evening in April. You have noticed that we’ve already missed this meeting because our paper doesn’t come out until Wednesday of each week. Now, I will […]

Atascosa AG News

4-H Roundup ’round the corner

Major and County Steer Tags orders and State Fair Lamb and Goat Tag Orders Due 4-H members that plan to show steers at the Atascosa County Junior Livestock Show and the Major Livestock Stock shows in Texas should order your tags by Friday April 11, 2014. The cost of the tags are $11.00 and should be paid for at the […]

Opportunity for local teachers



Atascosa County teachers who are interested in exploring how entomology and plant and soil science can be included in math, social studies and language arts lessons are invited to apply now for this year’s Summer Agricultural (Ag) Institute at Tarleton State University in Stephenville. “Many children are now at least three generations removed from the farm. They may not understand […]

Christine VFD to hold fund raiser



Christine Volunteer Fire Department will be holding a team roping and barbecue fund-raiser on Saturday April 12. Plates will be served starting at 11 a.m. and will include brisket, sausage and trimmings. They will cost $7. There will also be a silent auction. #13 and #10 roping (#10 capped at #5 plus). Enter with a partner. Roping, books open at […]

Farm Loan Program modifications create flexibility farmers and ranchers



Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced increased opportunity for producers as a result of the 2014 Farm Bill. A fact sheet outlining modifications to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Farm Loan Programs is available here. “Our nation’s farmers and ranchers are the engine of the rural economy. These improvements to our Farm Loan Programs will […]

Hiltpold member of AAA



Hiltpold Ranch, Poteet, is a new member of the American Angus Association, reports Bryce Schumann, CEO of the national breed organization headquartered in Saint Joseph, Mo. The American Angus Association, with over 24,000 active adult and junior members, is the largest beef breed association in the world. Its computerized records include detailed information on more than 17 million registered Angus. […]

CECILIA WALKER



On Tuesday, March 25, 2014 after a long and arduous battle with vascular dementia, Cecilia Yendrey Walker was called to her final rest. Cecilia was the daughter of Agnes Foegelle and Alexander J. Yendrey of Three Rivers, Texas and beloved niece of the late Monsignor Peter Foegelle of Panna Maria, Texas. She was born in New Gulf, Texas on November […]


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