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Morales keeps seat as appeal is filed on vote recount judgement

Another recount was held concerning the election of Jourdanton City Councilman Raul “Roy” Morales and his opponent Rudy Segura. Segura had asked for the first recount after the November election. That recount showed no change. More...

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HOT WHEELS

Jourdanton Volunteer Fire Department responded quickly to a vehicle fire at the corner of Brown and Magnolia Street on Tuesday morning. More...

Appeal filed on vote recount judgement, information center feasibilty discussed

The monthly meeting of the Jourdanton City Council opened with a Public Hearing regarding a special use permit requested by Ildefonso and Maria Franco to move a manufactured home onto a lot at 1107 Magnolia Street. More...

Living

FLASHBACK: Jet crashes at Crown; pilot chutes to safety

60 Years ago- More...

Fire Ants Q&A

Q. Tell us again about the two-step strategy to control fire ants. They seem to be especially visible and vicious this year. More...

PLEASANTON CHAMBER’S TASTE OF ATASCOSA WINNERS

Mary Rodriguez, with great granddaughter Kristen Lopez, is presented her plaque and award for her restaurant Cafe Chris winning Best of Show at the 2015 Taste of Atascosa. More...

School

Register for the Back to School Bash! Guest speaker at Church of Christ

Pastor Mike and others at New Beginnings Baptist Church in Pleasanton are preparing for their annual Back to School Bash. They ask interested persons to please register by July 24, while supplies last. More...

5th Six Weeks Honor Rolls

Poteet High School A’s & B’s

9th grade- Juan Benites, Zoe Bermea, Jared Camarillo, Victoria Coronado, Alina Escamilla, Cody Gillespie, Gabrielle Guerra, Cleveland Hanson, Jessica Harris, Zachary Howell, Jazalynn Lopez, Natalie Lopez, Natalie Menchaca, Ross Mikolajczyk, Georgina More...

BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP

Poteet is striving to build a culture of reading to help combat summer learning loss. Poteet 6th-12th graders are participating in summer reading of The Hunger Games. More...

Obituaries

JOYCE RIDDLE

Joyce Elizabeth Riddle, age 84, entered her eternal home on Friday, June 26, 2015, following a heart procedure at Baptist Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. More...

J. B. TAYLOR

J. B. Taylor passed away on Sunday, June 21, 2015 in Victoria. He was 102 years old. He was born October 30, 1912 to William and Ester Taylor in Sulphur Springs. More...

GENEVA JENKINS

Geneva Jenkins, age 72, of Poteet, passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2015 in San Antonio. More...

It’s all about the red, white and blue

... and hot dogs, fireworks too!

For the 12th year, the Jourdanton Chamber of Commerce will sponsor the popular American Pride Day this Saturday, July 4. The event, held at the Jourdanton City Park, will start at 5 p.m. More...

Pleasanton water line extensions underway

Speaking recently about elements of the City of Pleasanton’s Master Plan, City Manager Bruce Pearson discussed the million and a quarter gallon storage tank now under construction on Crestline. More...

Sports

Atascosa County teams battle to remain in tourney

CHRIS FILOTEO SPORTS EDITOR PEARSALL– Pleasanton advanced after beating Charlotte while Jourdanton won its first two games before being eliminated this week. More...

LITTLE LEAGUE ALL-STARS

Local teams compete in District 21 tournaments

The Charlotte 9/10 year old baseball All- Stars gained from its first tourney win over 5-Diamonds-2 June 18 and defeated Jourdanton 14-7 June 26 in Bandera. Charlotte turned around and lost its first matchup against Uvalde Monday 11-7. More...

One month away means summer is halfway over

Just For Kicks

With just more than a month away from the start of the sports season, it still seems as if summer just began. First day of fall workouts start August 3 for area studentathletes. More...

Opinion & Columns

Historical times

The Way I See It

Marriage equality. That is what the Supreme Court of the United States has granted. Isn’t that what we all should strive towards? Being equal? The 15th Amendment gave black males the right to vote, but Jim Crow laws kept many from doing so. More...

THANK YOU!

Sunday I stupidly left my purse in the shoppping cart at H-E-B. When I missed it I quickly raced back to H-E-B to look for it. More...

Boot Campaign gives back with heart and sole

Americans have been expressing their love for this country for generations, and showing gratitude to those who defend her is part of that history. More...

Farm & Ranch

Texas preliminary April, 2015 crude oil production shared

2,319,858 barrels daily compared to 2,043,461 in April, 2014 Oil & Gas Editor

Karnes County, with 6,503,269 barrels of oil (BBLS), led four counties in the Eagle Ford Shale that were the top crude oil producers in the State of Texas in preliminary figures for the month of April. More...

Jourdanton FFA competes at shoot

On Monday and Tuesday, June 8 and 9, the Jourdanton FFA Shotgun Team, which consists of Devin Vasquez, Baker Livingston, Amanda Seiffert and Lane Lanier, participated in the Texas FFA Sporting Clays and Trap shoot state meet which was held at the Nat More...

VILLARREAL PLACES AT TRAP SHOOT

Lytle 4-H Club member Kody Villarreal competed in the Guadalupe County 4-H Shotgun match recently placing 4th in Trap Shooting with a score of 48 out of 50. Great job Kody! More...