Roy Jenks



Raul B. Jenks, age 60, of Jourdanton, passed away Saturday, May 4, 2013 in Jourdanton. He is survived by his mother, Rita Garcia of Jourdanton; brother, David Jenks of Jourdanton; sister, Mary Lou Love of McAllen as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Jenks is preceded in death by his father, Richard Ayala Jenks and brother, Richard Jenks. Visitation […]

Cecelia Petty



Cecelia Elliott Petty, age 82, of Pleasanton, Texas, passed away Friday, May 3, 2013 in Pleasanton. Cecelia was born May 28, 1930. She is survived by her son, George Tillman Elliott and wife Janet, Calvin Bryan Elliott II; daughters, Cecelia Alice Pittman, Sarah Bethine Phillips and husband Ed; grandkids, Jonathon Elliott, Rachel Elliott, Seth Elliott, Rebekah Elliott, Calvin Bryan Elliott, […]

Carlos Garza



Carlos Garza, 60, of Poteet passed away April 29, 2013. Carlos was born on June 26, 1952. Mr. Garza previously lived in San Antonio and moved to Poteet in 2003. He is survived by his two daughters and 16 brothers and sisters.

Jake Guerra



Jake A. Guerra was born on February 25, 1921 and entered eternal rest on May 3, 2013 at the age of 92. Mr. Guerra was the oldest of 12 children born to Genaro and Romanita (Alvarado) Guerra. The family consisted of 11 sons and one daughter. In July of 1940 he married the love of his life Celia Brown. Together […]

Ten years of arena ministry celebrated in a BIG way




Before the year even started, friends and members of Cowboy Fellowship of Atascosa County began planning ways to celebrate their first full decade of ministry. Not only has the ministry been active on a local level but has reached out to thousands across the world. Leadership of the church thought a fitting way to celebrate the occasion of the 10th […]

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Be grateful

I guess that it is repetitious to talk about the weather we have had lately, but it has been different, for us anyway. And, when you see the coverage on T.V. of foreign countries’ weather, you realize how lucky we are to have the wind and slight rain we are having. Let’s just start being grateful we are doing as […]

Drought conditions to persist



Much of the Lone Star State will continue to experience drought-like conditions as summer time approaches, according to Pete Pawelek, Atascosa County Farm Bureau president. “Unfortunately for farmers and ranchers, it appears as though we’ll see a continuation of the drought at least through the end of June,” Pete Pawelek said. “The latest U.S. Seasonal Drought Outlook from the National […]

Kid Fish Fun



The Pleasanton Hispanic Chamber of Commerce held its annual Kid Fish Tournament at the Atascosa River Park over the weekend. It was great to see the amount of families and children at the event. Numerous kids, ranging from all ages, tested their skill (and patience) during the three-hour tourney. Despite low-water conditions at the river, many kids fared well hauling […]

WANTED: Pleasanton PD searching for woman



Maria “Gracie” Guerrero DOB: 04/14/1981 is wanted on a Felony Warrant. If you know her whereabouts or have information regarding her location please contact the Police Department at 830-569-3869.

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