Laredo officials want to use border wall money to fund a riverfront project

Laredo Mayor Pete Saenz describes where the city’s River Vega project will be constructed should his administration secure funds for its construction. Saenz spoke with The Texas Tribune from his…

New rhino habitat at San Antonio Zoo offers expanded interactive environment

The San Antonio Zoo’s newest experience invites guests into the heart of a rhino habitat, set in verdant landscaping similar to the grassy plains of Africa. Source: The Eagle Culture…

Brazos County 4-H competes in San Antonio

Members of the Brazos County 4-H Club participated in the San Antonio Livestock Show judging contest last month. The senior team of Maggie Jedlicka, Courtney Thurman, Madison Colvin and Rylie…

Demand from students to enroll in alternative-choice schools continues to escalate By Mary Scott Nabers Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — A new U.S. marketplace is growing so fast many have…

2019 Ag Symposium slated for April 16 in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Bexar County and the Bexar Ag and Natural Resources Committee will present the 2019 Ag Symposium, “Staying Current in the…

AgriLife Extension to present monthly lunchtime horticulture seminars

SAN ANTONIO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Bexar County will present a series of Brown Bag Lunch and Learn seminars related to horticulture from noon-1 p.m. on…

Dorie Miller Elementary in San Antonio kicks off Learn, Grow, Eat and Go! Program

Students from Dorie Miller Elementary School in San Antonio plant various vegetables and herbs in a newly constructed school garden plot. (Texas A&M AgriLife Communications photo by Paul Schattenberg) SAN ANTONIO –…

After liberal media outlets were forced to retract a false story suggesting he received special treatment on his own property tax bill, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick is fighting back. By Brandon…

Riparian, stream ecosystem workshop set March 6 in Bandera

BANDERA – The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, will host a free Texas Riparian and Stream Ecosystem Education Program workshop from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. March 6 in Bandera for…

AgriLife Extension, Harlandale ISD join forces to ‘Walk Across Texas’

SAN ANTONIO – More than 100 youth and adults braved the wet and cold to participate in the recent Walk Across Texas health and wellness family event kickoff at the…

Report: Hundreds Abused By Southern Baptist Leaders And Workers

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Hundreds of Southern Baptist church leaders and workers have been accused of sexual misconduct over the past 20 years, including dozens who returned to church duties,…

High-yielding Harris Moran-8849 chosen 2019 ‘rodeo tomato’ for San Antonio Livestock Show and Rodeo

SAN ANTONIO – The high-yielding Harris Moran-8849 tomato has been selected as the official “rodeo tomato” for the 2019 San Antonio Livestock Show and Rodeo, which runs from Feb. 7-24. The…

‘I am proud to be appointed to two productive subcommittees that will allow me to continue to deliver for South and West Texas’ Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – Appropriations…

Bull, heifer sale educational program set for Feb. 12 at SALE Auction Barn

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Sam Womble, 210-859-5752, sam.womble@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANTONIO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present the All Breeds Bull and Heifer Sale Educational Program…

Eighteen new volunteers join Master Wellness Volunteer program in San Antonio

Master Wellness Volunteers from the recent training in San Antonio. (Texas A&M AgriLife Extensio0n Service photo) Attendees receive training to provide community health, wellness outreach SAN ANTONIO – The Texas…

District 7 announces new AgriLife Extension agent hires

Writer: Susan Himes, 325-657-7315, Susan.Himes@ag.tamu.edu   SAN ANGELO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s District 7 recently welcomed four new agents and assistant agents to their ranks. District 7 is…

Texas Superstar Festival Strawberry available for Valentine’s Day

Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: David Rodriguez, 210-631-0400, dhrodriguez@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Strawberry plants are an edible gardening gift that keeps on giving well beyond Valentine’s Day, according to…

Michael Haynes new AgriLife Extension administrator for District 10

UVALDE — Michael Haynes is the new Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service District 10 administrator. District 10, headquartered in Uvalde, serves 21 Southwest Texas counties. Michael Haynes. (Texas A&M AgriLife…

College Station's Connor Skidmore completes basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Connor D. Skidmore has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. Source: The Eagle Culture & Lifestyle

Texas Brigades youth leadership summer camps accepting applications

Cadets at a Bobwhite Brigade camp learn about bobwhite habitat requirements and land management. Writer: Susan Himes, 325-657-7315, Susan.Himes@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Program Manager McKenzie Mull, 210-556-1391, camps@texasbrigades.org SAN ANGELO –Texas Brigades…