2013…OH, BABY!


A mom drops her children off at school and heads to work. A man stops to help another man on the side of the road. A priest returns home after an elderly care conference. A young girl walks down the road after a Halloween party. Sadly, those sentences serve as unofficial records of the last moments of those individuals lives […]

Soward sworn in as new Atascosa County Sheriff

There’s a new sheriff in the county, but not a new face. On January 1, Sheriff David Soward was sworn into office along with Atascosa County officials Tax Assessor Collector Loretta Holley, County Attorney Lucinda Vickers, Pct. 3 Constable Rick Luna, Pct. 4 Constable Bill Meadows and Fire Marshal Chuck Garris. Atascosa County Judge Diana Bautista performed the ceremony. Soward […]

Poteet hires new City Administrator

The City of Poteet is proud to announce the selection of their new City Administrator. The City Council enthusiastically and unanimously has offered the position to Scott Moore of Glenn Heights. The selection process began in july 2012 with the City Council establishing a professional profile of what Poteet needed in its next administrator. The City received 79 applications and […]

Out and About

Livestock Show next week

Make plans to attend the Atascosa Junior Livestock Show next week. Judging begins on Tuesday, January 15 and continues through the week. Of course, the big auction will be held Saturday, January 19. It will start after the Parade of Champions at 11:00 a.m. For a complete schedule, please visit www.aclsweb.org. Fatalities total up We know the traffic has increased […]



Farm Equipment Theft

The Atascosa County Sheriff’s Department along with Crime Stoppers is hoping that a FIVE THOUSAND-DOLLAR cash reward being offered for one week only will help solve a report of a theft located in the 11000 block of US HWY 281 North, located near the Atascosa/Bexar County line. On Saturday, July 21, 2012 sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the 11000 block […]

Atascosa County Appraisal District receives perfect score from Comptroller

The Atascosa County Appraisal District (ACAD) earned perfect marks in the Texas State Comptroller’s Methods and Assistance Program Report for appraisal districts. In 2009, the Texas Legislature enacted a new law that amended Tax Code Section 5.102. It requires the Comptroller of Public Accounts to review appraisal districts every two years. Called the Methods and Assistance Program (MAP), the reviews […]


The Way I See It

Note: Mustn’t be sick and have DVR

Sure, just when I was going to hit the New Year with gangbusters….accomplishing, organizing and eating healthier, I came down with a cloggy, stopped up sinusy, achy, sneezy nose and head. So, while I settled on the couch with hot tea and armed with my remote, I manuevered my way to the show “Hoarders: Buried Alive”. Now, if that isn’t […]