Agriculture

Fishing Report

Alan Henry GOOD. Water clear 52-54 degrees; 2.49′ low. Black bass are good fishing worms, crankbait, and spinners in all types of habitats. Crappie are fair on minnows, and jigs fishing the pier. Catfish are fair on live bait and stinkbait. Hubbard Creek FAIR. Water stained; 56-58 degrees; 2.70’ low. Largemouth bass are fair fishing…

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Garza County 4-H represented at Fort Worth, San Angelo and Kerrville

Garza County 4-H has been well represented at Fort Worth, San Angelo and Kerrville Stock Show. Congratulations to all the participants! Ashlyn Wood received second place Red Angus Heifer and third place Angus Heifer at the San Angelo Stock Show. Trea Peterson received second place Medium Weight Crossbred at the Fort Worth Stock Show. Sylee…

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Pet of the Week

Inky has lots of “bad hair days” but that doesn’t keep him from being a loving, happy dog. To meet this cutie, contact us at postarc@yahoo.com, on Facebook at Post Arc or call 806-317-8041      

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Game Warden Field Notes

January 13, 2020 Release Operation Lights Out In December, 20 game wardens were called in to take part in Operation Lights Out, which focuses on illegal activity in Red River, Bowie and Lamar Counties. Their efforts over a weekend resulted in a total of 37 charges filed, three arrests, one felony arrest and one impounded…

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Last Show for Seniors

Garza 4-H Golden Clover Club had a great day at the GCJLA Stock Show. It was bittersweet for our three seniors, since it was their last show in the barn. However, all three are headed to the Major Stock Shows starting with Fort Worth, San Angelo, San Antonio, Houston and ending with Rodeo Austin. We…

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56th Annual Stock Show Results

On January the 18th the community held their 56th Annual Garza County Jr. Livestock show. The show began with the swine showing. Cameron Menchaca placed first in the light weight Duroc class. Ayden Mason took second. In the medium weight Duroc class, Josiah Menchaca took first and second. In the heavy weight Duroc class, Lyndi…

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Getting Ready for the 56th Annual Garza County Junior Livestock Show

   SYD CONNER ME- MORIAL LIVESTOCK COMPLEX – On Satur-day, January the 18th, the Garza County Junior Livestock Association will be holding the 56th Annual Garza County Junior Livestock Show. Southland FFA, Post FFA, and Garza County 4H kids will be competing in the contest. They will display the hard work they put in with…

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The history of the Garza County Junior Livestock Association

In March of 1958, the contract was let on the first Garza County 4-H Barn and Fair Building after many years of hard work and preparation. Construction by Forest Lumber Co. was completed just in time for the October 1959 stock show and fair to be held in the building which was located south of…

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Don’t Hack the Crepe Myrtels

By Dakota McDonald/The Post Dispatch— Here we go again. Some folks are already hacking on their crape myrtles. “If you want your crape myrtles to survive the South Plains erratic winter weather, you should never heavily prune them, also known as crape murder,” said Christina Reid, Lubbock County Horticulture Agent for Texas A&M AgriLife Extension…

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