TFB Thanksgiving Meal Report shows decrease in prices

Family, fun and costsavings are on the menu this month as shoppers prepare for the holiday season. A traditional, Texas-style Thanksgiving dinner for 10 will cost $46.79 this year, marking nearly 3 percent savings over last year, according to the special Texas Farm Bureau (TFB) 2014 Thanksgiving Meal Report. The 2014 report shows a decrease of $1.29, or 2.68 percent, […]


Samuel Atkinson, Jr. known to most of you as “Pat” passed away Saturday, November 15 in the South Texas Regional Hospital in Jourdanton at the age of 77. He had been battling cancer, then a stroke. Pat was born January 7, 1937 to Sam and Oretha Atkinson of McMullen County. On June 18, 1955, he married Nola Curry of Whitsett. […]


Richard Wallace Stauffer of Pleasanton passed away November 12, 2014 at the age of 63. He is survived by his wife, Susan (Briggs) Stauffer of Pleasanton; son, Jabbar Sandy Briggs of Wellington, Colorado; daughter, Shannon Miller of Ballwin, Missouri; brothers, Gordon Stauffer of Sacramento, California and Stephen Stauffer of Alma, Michigan and sisters, Cathy Hoffman of Cedar Springs, Michigan and […]


On Sunday, November 9, 2014, the angels escorted our father, grandfather and great-grandfather Gary Walter Fuller to heaven. He was born in Benavides, TX. March 18, 1938 to the late Walter Alexander Fuller and Nell Crawford Fuller. He is preceded in death by his wife of 53 years Sandra Jean Hayes-Fuller. Gary is survived by his daughters Kippy Fuller, Sarah […]


Maidie Lanell Durham (Nell), age 76, born to William Henderson and Minnie (Cooper) Durham on July 29, 1938, passed on to be with our Lord on November 1, 2014, ending her two year battle with breast cancer. Nell was a graduate of Pleasanton H.S. and Texas State University in San Marcos. She was a teacher in the public schools of […]


Frank Dowell, Jr. of Pearsall passed away November 10, 2014 at the age of 19. Frank is survived by his father, Frank Dowell, Sr. of Charlotte; mother, Norma Gandara of Pearsall; brother, Paul Gandara of San Antonio; sisters, Jennifer Dowell of McAllen and Crystal Dowell of Charlotte; grandmother, Catharine Dowell of San Antonio and uncles, Richard and Steve Dowell both […]


Sandra Lavonne Yorke, age 77, passed away at her residence, Thursday, November 13, 2014 in Poteet. Sandra was born May 25, 1937. She loved to cook, was a published poet, liked country music and traveling to Louisiana. Sandra was a volunteer EMT for the Poteet EMS, and also served as President of the Poteet EMS for a many years. She […]


Floyd L. Higdon Sr., age 62 of Pleasanton, passed away November 5, 2014. Floyd was born December 20, 1951 in Pleasanton. He was preceded in death by his parents, Red and Eva Higdon, brother Charles Higdon and daughter, Sarah Schane. He is survived by his wife, Patsy Higdon, love of his life, three sons Jimmy Lefebvre, Floyd Jr., Kenneth, and […]


Dora B. Alaniz, born on July 11, 1931 in Charlotte went to be with the Lord on November 17, 2014 at the age of 83. She is preceded in death by her parents, Luis Bermea and Elvira Gomez Escalante; and her loving husband, Jesus S. Alaniz. She is survived by daughters, Yolanda Alaniz Coronado and husband, Michael, Mary Lou Gonzales […]


Jerry Morgan Kosub “Poppie” was born on October 10, 1940 and joined the Lord on November 13, 2014. He is survived by his wife Doris Kosub; daughters Kay and husband Danny Jupe of Mertzon, Kathy and husband Larry Wagner Jr. of Poteet, Krisstell and husband Ruben Perez of Poteet; grandchildren Rachel and husband Pat Scott, Lyneigh and husband Chris Garza, […]

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