FB says support your local animal shelter



(Jourdanton) – Animal shelters in Atascosa County and across Texas are in need of support, according to area farmers and ranchers. “Our local pet shelter does a lot of good in the community, but they need resources and caring volunteers,”Lloyd House, Atascosa County Farm Bureau president said. “There is a lot of confusion between local animal shelters and a national […]

Good Juju




On the eve of Christmas Eve, I went out for a girls’ night of dancing with my sister and our friend, Sharon. Little did we know that we would find a broken passenger window on my vehicle when we were ready to leave. (Yes, Eric, you have to hear this story one more time.) I couldn’t believe it. Come to […]

A new STAAR brings winter break blues to Atascosa County teachers and students




The winter break blues have descended upon students across Texas as they return to school after a two week respite. Texas teachers too have reason to be singing the blues as a STAAR has now appeared on their horizon.     The State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR™) which replaced TAKS in 2011 is being billed by the […]

Winter break blues hit both teachers and students as a new STAAR shines down




The winter break blues have descended upon students across Texas as they return to school after a two week respite. Texas teachers too have reason to be singing the blues as a STAAR has now appeared on their horizon.     The State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR™) which replaced TAKS in 2011 is being billed by the […]

Poll Results

Which town has been impacted most economically by Eagle Ford Shale?

The results are in. Here’s how the votes went. Pleasanton 50% Poteet 2% Jourdanton 5% Charlotte 11% Tilden 21% Not Sure 11%   If you have not voted in our current poll you can do so now. Just look to the right column and place your vote. Results will be posted in the News link.

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