Elizabeth Ann (Woods) Rice, passed away January 27, 2020, at the age of 74. She was born in San Antonio, on August 22, 1945, to Homer and Elizabeth (Watzlavzick) Woods. Elizabeth was a loving, kind-hearted and giving woman who never met a stranger. She enjoyed gardening, raising animals and loving on her dogs. Elizabeth’s greatest joy was spending time with […]


Mr. Roy Harris of Pleasanton passed away Thursday, January 23, 2020, at the age of 89. He was born in Houston on January 12, 1931, to Alexander and Annie (Garner) Harris. Roy is survived by his beloved wife of 67 years, Paula V. (Lewellen) Harris; daughters, Annette Harris, Elaine O’Keefe and husband Terry and Nancy Hubble; and grandchildren, Amy Woodlee […]


Olivia M. Aleman went to be with the Lord on January 27, 2020. She was born January 4, 1940, to Bernardo and Lucilla Moya of Cuero. She worked for Pleasanton ISD as a teachers aid for 30 plus years, devoting her time and love to the students. She was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her […]

FSA Encourages Producers to Enroll Soon in Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage Programs

USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) encourages agricultural producers to enroll now in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs. March 15, 2020 is the enrollment deadline for the 2019 crop year. Although more than 200,000 producers have enrolled to date, FSA anticipates 1.5 million producers will enroll for ARC and PLC. By enrolling soon, producers can […]

Gardening Q & A

Plant Q & A

Q. The leaves of 3 of 8 oaks suddenly turned brown in November. All of them are 10 years old. Do have any idea about the cause and how we should treat them. A. From your photo it looks like the trees are live oaks. A number of trees around the area lost their leaves and some died after the […]


Pictured here are the Grand and Reserve Champions from the McMullen County Livestock Show Parade of Champions. Back row from left: Kaylee Smith, Sebastian Johnston, Cayden Turner, Neveah Harris, Emery Robles, Anja Milojevic, Caden Hershman. Middle: Allison Rowe, Rebecca Gonzales, Kamree David, Ava Verastgui, Shelby Slavinski, Eugenio George, Taber Garcia, Delaney Smith, Addison Stendebach. Front: Buddy Langsford, Easton Brosig, Cross […]

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