Ruperto Robles

Ruperto Robles, age 82, of Leming, passed away Saturday, May 25, 2013 in San Antonio. He was born March 9, 1931. Ruperto is survived by his wife of 57 years, Connie Robles of Leming; son, James Robles and wife Laura of Pleasanton; daughters, Irma Reyna and husband Roy of La Vernia, and Becky Llamas and husband Danny of Pleasanton; brother, […]

Ralph Harlan

Ralph Harlan, 69, of Pflugerville received his award after a four year battle with cancer May 21, 2013 in Round Rock, Texas. He was born August 15, 1943 in Jourdanton, Texas to Bendell Bayles and Daisy Qualls Harlan. Ralph graduated from Charlotte High School, near Jourdanton, in 1961. He married Norma Jo Crider on November 6, 1970 in Austin. He […]

USDA advisory committee on Minority Farmers seeks nominations

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently published a Notice of Solicitation for Nominations for its Advisory Committee on Minority Farmers for 2-year membership terms in the Federal Register dated April 30, 2013. “Members of the Advisory Committee on Minority Farmers play a critical role in helping USDA ensure modern and equitable service for all of our customers — a […]

Jourdanton FFA holds banquet

On May 23, 2013, the Jourdanton FFA held their annual FFA Banquet. Several awards and scholarships were awarded to the FFA members along with the new installation of Officers and recognition of the new Honorary Members. The scholarships awarded included the James Wright Memorial Scholarship, Pleasanton Young Farmer Scholarship, Atascosa County Fair Scholarship, Atascosa County Show Scholarship, and Jason Krueger […]

Benefit roping held in Stockdale

The 8th Annual Buck Taylor SCTICA Benefit Team Roping was held on April 27, 2013 at the Stockdale Chamber of Commerce Arena. Cash and prizes were awarded. Prizes included 1st place = Crossroads Buckles, 2nd place = Breast Collars, 3rd place = Bronc Halters, and 4th place = Cactus Ropes. Cash was awarded according to the number of teams signed […]

Atascosa AG News

Workshop upcoming

Wildlife and Farm Pond Workshop Slated Please RSVP by this Friday to attend: The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office of Atascosa, Frio and Medina County, Along with the Atascosa Wildlife Coop, and the Atascosa Wildlife & Fisheries Committee would like to invite you to the Wildlife Tax Valuation and Reclamation of Farm Ponds Workshop. The program will be Saturday, June […]

Amber Waves of Grain


The Pleasanton High School Class of 2013, administration and sponsors are, from left, back row: Jimmy Brymer, Dallas Owen, Luke Walters, Alex Post, Shaylor Chapa, Matt Shannon, Jacob Jandt, Jake Mickaels, Alberto Ramos, Adrian Rivera, Brandon Wells, James Watson, Justin Richey, Richard Araiza, Chris Munoz, Weston Davis, Collin Favor, Xavier Cardenas, Phillip Dillard and Bradly Reilly. Row 2: George Alaniz, […]


Pleasanton High School top 10 percent pictured (l-r) back row: Emma Garcia, Jessica Herschap, Ryan Moos, Michael Brinkman, Dallas Owen, Gary Luke Walters, Gabriella Brooks, Sterling Woerner and Zade Llamas; front row: Enedina Resendiz, Clayton Myrin, Gabriella Gonzales, Danielle Vasquez, Abigail Kinsel, Eric Amador, Taylor Shearrer, Emily Collins and Cassandra Ortiz. Not pictured: Reagan Hefferan and Jenna Yow.


The Jourdanton High School Class of 2013: Israel Aguero, Eduardo Aguilar, Jessica Alaniz, Kelsey Alaniz, Steven Alaniz, Jennifer Alvord, Nolan Ayala, Leah Badillo, Blanca Baeza, Tori Bautista, Desney Black, Andrew Bryan, Priya Camacho, Ian Chachere, Tony Coronado, Stormi Crouch, Austin Darrow, Katie Delgado, Jason Dillard, Anthony Elizondo, Dominique Elizondo, Thomas Everett, Zachary Fox, Gage Franklin, Jesse Frundle- Giovengo, Javier Gaitan, […]

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