Sirilda (Sadie) Briseño Olivares was born on July 9, 1924, in Davis Switch. Her early life was spent in the Charlotte area where her father Sesario Briseño made a living as a share cropper and where she attended school. By the time Sadie was a teenager, her father had earned enough money to purchase his own farm in the Rossville […]


Harold Ellis Burris, passed away July 14, 2015. Harold was born February 23, 1958, in Dilley to John H. and Thelma Burris. He is preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his son, Joshua Coburn Burris Hayden of Portland; brothers, Hanley Glenn Burris and wife Linda of Jourdanton, Gerald Burris and wife Shirley of Dilley; sisters, Linda […]


Susie Mozell George, born May 31, 1926, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 12, 2015 at the age of 89. Mrs. George was born in Wilson County, was a former San Antonio area resident and lived in Poteet for the past 20 years. Her husband Alvin George, Sr., son William Arthur George, daughter Barbara Ellen George, son […]


Annette Mae Williams of San Antonio passed away Friday, July 10, 2015 at the age of 75. Annette was born July 20, 1939 to Howard F. and Anna M. (Marge) Eby in Dannebrog, Nebraska. She attended school in St. Paul, Nebraska. She was a mother, homemaker, grandmother. After 28 years she retired from truck driving and spent the last 12 […]

Enrollment for Dairy Margin Protection Program has begun

Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden recently announced that starting July 1, 2015, dairy farmers can enroll in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Margin Protection Program for coverage in 2016. The voluntary program, established by the 2014 Farm Bill, provides financial assistance to participating dairy operations when the margin – the difference between the price of milk and feed costs […]

Farmers to receive documentation of services

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director Judith A. Canales reminds agricultural producers that FSA provides a receipt to customers who request or receive assistance or information on FSA programs. “If you visit our office, you’ll receive documentation of services requested and provided,” said Canales. “It’s part of our mission to provide enhanced customer service […]


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