Bobbie L. Klatt-Strackbein of Pleasanton went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at the age of 84. She was born July 13, 1929 in San Antonio, Texas to Richard Walter and Essie Olivia (Franks) Krause. Bobbie was an avid volunteer for many different organizations. She is survived by her son, George Edward Klatt and wife Fannie; […]


Hector Gonzalez, Jr. of Pleasanton went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at the age of 71. He was born February 11, 1943 in Falfurrias, Texas to Hector and Aurora (Castellano) Gonzalez. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Adelina (Melendez) Gonzalez of Pleasanton; son, Hector Gonzalez, III of San Antonio; sisters, Irma Hinojosa […]


Patricia A. Loyd of Pleasanton, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 22, 2014 at the age of 73. Patricia was born August 23, 1940 in Charlotte to Worley Leroy and Essie Olivia (Franks) Bowren. “Pat” enjoyed being a wife and mother, and she was considered the best mama in the whole World. She is survived by her […]

USDA Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program signup begins

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced that sign-up begins today for 2012 crop losses under the Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) program. The program, established by the 2008 Farm Bill, provides for one final period of eligibility for producers suffering crop losses caused by natural disasters occurring through Sept. 30, 2011, for crops intended for 2012 […]

USDA Announces Support for Renewable Biomass Energy

Biomass Producers and Energy Facilities Soon Can Apply for Qualification in Renewed Biomass Crop Assistance Program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced support for agriculture producers and energy facilities working to turn renewable biomass materials into clean energy. The support comes through the Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP), which was reauthorized by the 2014 Farm Bill and will resume this summer. The Farm Bill authorizes $25 million annually for BCAP, requiring between 10 and […]


USDA announces changes to fruit, vegetable and wild rice planting rules

USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) has announced fruit, vegetable and wild rice provisions that affect producers who intend to participate in certain programs authorized by the Agricultural Act of 2014. “Similar to previous programs that we’ve administered, planting fruits, vegetables or wild rice on base acres on a farm can result in a payment reduction for program participants,” said Judith […]

Area TKD Athletes Vie In San Antonio Tourney

Texas wildlife group to sponsor HS rodeo

The Texas Deer Association is proud to announce its commitment to sponsor the Texas High School Rodeo Association for 2014. By working with the youth-focused rodeo association and its shooting division, TDA seeks to help increase youth participation in hunting and help educate sportsmen to modern harvest strategies and management practices within the state. The THSRA’s shooting division provides members […]

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