Janie Carruth

Janie Ann Sumner Carruth, of Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico, passed away Friday, May 25, 2012, due to complications following surgery that was performed on Monday, May 21, 2012. She died two months and two days shy of her 74th birthday. Janie was born in Christine on July 27, 1938. She had lived in Chapala, Mexico for the past nine years. She […]

Isabel Leal

Isabel D. Leal, age 59, of Poteet, Texas, passed away on Monday, May 21, 2012, in San Antonio. Isabel was born June 14, 1952. She was truly an angel who kept the family together through her strength, laughter, smiles, and love. And so now she has joined all the angels in Heaven and will be looking down upon us with […]

Elizabeth Covey

Elizabeth Ruth Covey, age 70, of Floresville, passed away Tuesday, May 22, 2012, in Floresville. Elizabeth was born June 8, 1941. She is survived by her husband, Clyde Covey, Jr. of Floresville; daughters, Elizabeth Turknett and husband Richard of La Vernia, Tammy Lynn Moss and husband Richard of Floresville; son, Clyde A. Covey, III of Floresville, sisters, Betty Anderson and […]

Howard Bellote

Howard Alexander Bellotte, 97, of Jourdanton passed away May 25, 2012. He was born December 5, 1914 in Red River. He is survived by his daughter Sonja Jean and husband Dwain Hageman of Pleasanton; grandsons David and wife Jennifer Rizer of Clyde, Steve and wife Norma Rizer of Seguin and granddaughter Tami Tock of Floresville. Mr. Bellotte previously lived in […]

Bernardo Orta

Bernardo “Nayo” Orta, age 82, of Poteet, passed away on May 24, 2012. He was born on August 20, 1929. He is preceded in death by his father, Augustin Orta, mother, Petra Salazar Orta and siblings, Rodolfo, Rosalio, Teodoro, Severiano Orta, and Catalina Orta Villanueva. He is survived by his wife Lydia Lopez Orta whom he was married to for […]

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Farmer’s app available for smart phones

May 15, 2012 – Telvent GIT, S.A., a leading real-time IT solutions and information provider for a sustainable world, announced today the launch of a new Market Strategies application (app) developed by its agriculture brand, DTN/The Progressive Farmer, for agriculture producers and agribusinesses. The app is available on iPhones and iPads through the Apple Store and on all Android smartphones […]


Right-hander Will Start for San Antonio Tomorrow Night

May 30, 2012 San Antonio – Pitcher Jason Marquis has signed a Minor League contract with the San Diego Padres and has been assigned to San Antonio. The Major Leaguer will join the Missions today as they begin a six-game road trip with three against the Springfield Cardinals (May 30-June 1) and three against the Arkansas Travelers (June 2-4) before […]


The Express’ website poll is showing an unusually high number to its weekly question. The average poll receives approximately 230 votes during a week. In the first two days of this week’s Express poll the total is 1075 as of 7:00 AM this morning. The question this week is:  Should public schools keep or omit prayers at commencement ceremonies? The […]

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