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Farm loan funding available through Farm Service Agency

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds producers that FSA offers farm ownership and farm operating loans to agricultural producers who may not find success getting loans from traditional financial institutions because of COVID-19.

POSGCD board OKs revisions to rules

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Following a public hearing and comments, the Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District (POSGCD) board of directors approved revisions to its rules last week, in part, enhancing reporting requirements for large water producers.

SBA disaster loan deadline nears

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Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Field Operations Center-West reminded small nonfarm businesses in 77 Texas counties of the Monday, June 15, 2020, deadline to apply for an SBA federal disaster loan for economic injury.

Home burglarized on F.M. 166

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Burleson County sheriff’s deputies are investigating the recent burglary of a home on F.M. 166 in Caldwell in which a television was stolen.

Two arrested in drug possession

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A man and a woman were arrested by DPS Trooper Justin Gilliam on Saturday, May 16, on felony drug possession charges after Gilliam responded to an accident at the intersection of F.M. 908 and County Road 311.

Deputies probe trailer theft case

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Burleson County sheriff’s deputies are investigating the theft of a 2017 Texas Bragg 20 foot, flatbed trailer from a work site on the 8100 block of F.M. 60 in Somerville.

THE BIBLE Solid Ground

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Have you ever been hurt, bad-mouthed, cheated or betrayed? If you’re an adult of any age, you’ve