2008-01-03

Contributed

In early fall of 1821, the Boatwright, Kuykendall, Gilleland, Williams and Gates families - all members of Stephen F. Austin’s Old Three Hundred - traveled down Trammel’s Trace to Nacogdoches, Texas. In early December, they departed for Austin’s colony, and on New Year’s Eve 1821, the families used La Bahía Crossing on the Brazos River to enter Austin’s Spanish land grant.  

2008-01-03

By Paul Schattenberg

Texas Cooperative Extension in Bexar County will present a three-session beef cattle short course in San Antonio during January.

2008-01-03

Contributed

Bandera County Farm Bureau did its part in increasing the Texas Farm Bureau (TFB) membership to more than 404,000 member families. “Bandera County Farm Bureau gained 118 members in 2007 for a total of 1,178 members,” said Bandera County Farm Bureau President Barbara Mazurek. “Membership is the strength of our grassroots organization and the strength of Texas agriculture - at the county or state level.”

2008-01-03

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The 72nd annual Bandera County Junior Livestock Show will be held Thursday, Jan. 10, through through Saturday, Jan. 12, in the Show Barn at Mansfield Park on Highway 16 North.

2008-01-10

By Lauren Stucky

Last year, Texas Land Council Board Member AJ Waight Jr. of Willow City sued the Lower Colorado River Authority for breach of easement terms, negligence, trespass, nuisance, wrongful taking and inverse condemnation. 

2008-01-10

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Bandera County Farm Bureau President Barbara Mazurek joined hundreds of farmers across Texas

2008-01-10

Contributed

Cooler weather entices thousands of Texans outdoors to enjoy hunting, hiking, camping and other activities. 

2008-01-17

By Lauren Stucky Flake

Registration ends Friday, Jan. 25, for Texas Landowners Council’s first Texas Land and Water Conference, scheduled from 10:30 am to 4 pm, Saturday, Feb. 2, at the Boerne Convention and Community Center, 820 East Adler Street. 

2008-01-17

By Paul Schattenberg

Texas AgriLife Extension Service - formerly the Texas Cooperative Extension - will present a feral hog workshop, Tuesday, Feb. 19, at the Bexar Bowling Social Hall in Zuehl.

2008-01-17

By Mike Jackson

Owners of small farms and ranches will soon have access to web-based assistance for managing their land.

2008-01-24

By Lauren Stucky Flake

In November 2003, Culberson County Commissioners voted unanimously that several roads on Fred Hoffman’s property were public, even though the Durrill family, previous owners of the property, confirmed that the disputed roads had always been privately maintained. Hoffman was charged with obstructing public roads, and his locks and gates were removed, opening his ranch to the public.

2008-01-24

By Robert Burns

Conditions in much of the state remain dry, stressing pastures and winter pasture crops.

2008-01-24

Contributed

The following condition reports were compiled from AgriLife Extension agents and officials across the state:

2008-01-31

Contributed

The Texas Deer Association (TDA) will host an all-new Premier Producers Invitational Deer Auction and the February Superior Genetics Whitetail Deer Auction

2008-01-31

Contributed

The Texas Land & Water Conference, sponsored by the Texas Landowners Council, will feature five speakers at the Boerne Convention & Community Center Saturday, Feb. 2, from 10:30 am to 4 pm.

2008-01-31

Contributed

Producers who need insurance coverage for annual crops planted in spring and who fall under the Noninsured Crop Assistance Program (NAP) have until March 15, to apply for coverage.

2008-01-31

Contributed

Juraluck Songsangkhan, the daughter of Noi and Robert Reeder of Bandera, has been named to the Dean’s Honor Roll at Texas A&M University at College Station.