Friday, September 4, 2015
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

WCN Site Search

Lost & Found

VideoBoxer mix found with red collar in Floresville. Good with kids and other dogs. Very obedient. If owner doesnt respond in the next week he is free to good home.

VideoLost: Shih Tzu, male, golden brown, from C.R. 320 in Floresville. If you have any information call 210-452-1829 or 832-292-3305.

VideoStill missing: Long hair Chihuahua, near 3rd and Hwy. 97, Floresville, she is very missed. If you see her please call Jeri, 409-781-3191.
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

Floresville United Methodist Church is hiring a part-time youth director. For more information call 830-393-2425 or email
Remodeling carpenter, tape and floater, plumber, electrician, 10 or more years experience. Call 210-422-1780. 
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos

Video Vault ›
You’ve been granted free access to this subscribers only article.

Agriculture Today

County Farm Bureau reaches milestone

County Farm Bureau reaches milestone
PAT KOPECKI/Reprints at Wilson County Farm Bureau President Ervin Kotzur addresses the members of the Farm Bureau during its Oct. 20 county convention.

E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story

Wilson County News
November 30, 2011
Post a comment

FLORESVILLE -- With hard economic times facing the nation, funding to assist future generations via scholarships was one of two records announced during the Oct. 20 Wilson County Farm Bureau convention. The silent auction during the gathering, with proceeds benefiting the Wilson County Farm Bureau Scholarship fund, totaled $2,775, surpassing last year’s total by nearly $400. Yet anther record was announced by Ervin Kotzur, president of the Wilson County Farm Bureau, who said that the county farm bureau has reached the 3,000 mark in membership -- a first for the county.

While the scholarship gained funding, so did the area volunteer fire departments; convention participants heard the local volunteer fire departments will each receive $1,000 from the Texas Farm Bureau. Earlier in the year, the county farm bureau donated $334 to each local department, with the state to match $3 for every $1 donated by the county. See “Helping firefighters” for more on this.

The order of business included the election of directors, with James Korzekwa elected for a two-year term. Korzekwa joins directors Dustin Biela, Russell Boening, Paul Dylla, Ervin Kotzur, Pat Ray, and Tom Ortmann, who were re-elected.

Completing the board are Douglas Brownlow, Carl Hoefelmeyer, Bill Hofferichter, Wayne James, Ferdinand Kotzur, Jason Peeler, Edmond Pruski, Ervin Kotzur, and Charles Herber.

Prior to the elections, the members passed a resolution calling for the disclosure of all fracturing material used in drilling oil and gas wells to be reported to the local underground water conservation district.

During the meeting, two presentations were given. La Vernia High School student Taylor Penshorn gave her district-winning free enterprise speech, comparing free enterprise to chocolate chip cookies. Taylor will advance to state competition.

Also during the meeting, members heard a legislative update from Texas Farm Bureau State Legislative Director Billy Howe. See related article, at right.

Helping firefighters

“As fires have ripped through more than 2.5 million acres, Texas Farm Bureau has committed to match county Farm Bureau donations to aid volunteer fire departments that have protected thousands of homes, livestock, and families.

Farm Bureau’s state office will match county Farm Bureau donations on a $3 to $1 basis, up to a maximum of $1,000 per fire department. ...

‘Our county Farm Bureaus hope to support their communities by thanking the men and women who dropped everything to donate their time and service to fight these fires,’ Texas Farm Bureau President Kenneth Dierschke said.”

Donations were welcomed through Nov. 30.

Source: May 17, Texas Farm Bureau news release

Your Opinions and Comments

Be the first to comment on this story!

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Not a subscriber?
Subscriber, but no password?
Forgot password?

Agriculture Today Archives

Coupons ag-right
auto chooserDrama KidsTriple R DC ExpertsAllstate & McBride RealtyVoncille Bielefeld homeHeavenly Touch home

  Copyright © 2007-2015 Wilson County News. All rights reserved. Web development by Drewa Designs.