Rocksprings resident Sherri Varga with RISD staff Kristi Newton and Alex Newton.
Floyd Warren Collins departed this life on Sunday, August 8, 2021 at the age of 84 years and 11 months. He was born on Cedar Creek Road near Barksdale, Texas on August 25, 1936 to Warren Alvie Collins and Ida Mary (Tincy) Connell Collins. He grew up in Barksdale and was in one of the last classes that graduated from Barksdale High school. He was salutatorian of his class. While in high school he was an outstanding football and basketball player. He played tennis and ran track and played the cornet in Wanda Pope’s band. He showed animals all over the area and won grand champion goat in the San Antonio Stock Show. He was a very successful member of many FFA judging teams. He was always proud to be known as one of the Barksdale Boys.
Jerry Clayburn “Clay” Burleson, 80, of Eldorado, Texas, passed into the presence of our Heavenly Father Monday, August 2, 2021. He was born February 15, 1941, in Vance, Texas, to Forace and Modell Wood Burleson and will be laid to rest in the Vance Cemetery August 9, 2021.
The 48th annual Sheep and Goat Field Day will be held Aug. 20 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in San Angelo at 7887 U.S. Highway 87 N.
Cattle Sales -Thurs. -12 p.m.