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VideoREWARD!! Trooper a gray & white male cat is missing from County Road 429 Stockdale. He might have been accidently transported off. Missing since 11/13/2015. Call 512-629-2005.

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Grass Farms marker dedication set for June 7


Grass Farms marker dedication set for June 7
Patricia Higgins Read graces the cover of a circa 1954 Buffel grass seed pamphlet, published by the Douglas W. King Seed Co. to advertise Buffel’s benefits to South Texas.


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May 28, 2014
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The descendants of Pat and Evelyn Higgins invite the public to attend the dedication and unveiling of a Texas State Historical Marker for the Higgins Grass Farms on Saturday, June 7, at 9:30 a.m., located at the corner of F.M. 539 and East Third Street, one mile north of U.S. 87 in New Town Sutherland Springs.

A special invitation is extended to anyone who picked seed or worked other duties on the Grass Farms. Retired radio personality Bill McReynolds will serve as the guest speaker, and several of Pat Higgins Jr.’s farm implements will be on display, as well as photos and printed articles of farm activities. Be sure to take a lawn chair and wear a straw hat!

Plan to stay and visit after the ceremony and take your stories and old photographs to share. Light snacks and water will be available.
 

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Ken Semlinger  
Poth, TX  
May 30, 2014 11:12am
 
When I was a kid Pat used to take me with him to the Dept. of Agriculture test station in San Antonio. We would stroll through the test plots and fill our pockets with seed. Pat wore fatigues with big pockets. Pat and my Dad ... More ›

 
Betty Talamantez  
Plano, TX  
May 30, 2014 6:10am
 
Congratulations on the unveiling of the Texas Historical Marker at the Higgins Grass Farms. My grandfather worked for over 50 years at this beautiful farm and it brings wonderful childhood memories of playing and being part ... More ›

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