Aguero on Dean’s List

Raven Aguero, a 2012 honor graduate of Jourdanton High School, was named to the Dean’s List for the spring semester at Texas State University. The daughter of Cynthia and Santos Aguero of Jourdanton, Raven plays flute in the Texas State Band. She is majoring in Social Work. She also has one brother, Alex.


STRMC hosts Open House

On June 20, the lobby of South Texas Regional Medical Center was transformed into a sizzling summer destination, at the Open House for RNs and Certified Scrub Techs. The event was a creative way of reaching those interested in the nursing field. According to Human Resources Director Linda Hickok, almost 100 people sent an RSVP. “There were many from San […]


Jourdanton HS FCCLA attends leadership training

Camp Allen in Navasota, Texas, was the site of the Texas FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) Executive Council Meeting and Officer Training. Region V Vice President of Achievement, Sabrina Torres and Mrs. Edna Ulbrich, advisor, were in attendance at the event, June 9-14. The objective of the meeting was to inform officers of their duties, plan conferences […]

David Lee Garza in Conjunto Hall of Fame

In honor of his commitment and contribution to Conjunto music, Poteet’s own David Lee Garza was recently inducted into the Texas Conjunto Music Hall of Fame & Museum. The intimate ceremony was held on June 22, in San Benito, Texas. His mother Barbara and family members: David Jr., Rachel, David Lee Garza II and Eric James Garza joined him for […]

Eagle Ford Shale drilling activities, tourism and business traffic bringing TEX-BEST Travel Center

A huge, modern TEX-BEST Travel Center is under construction on the southeast corner of the intersection of Interstate 37 and State Highway 97, just east of Pleasanton. Traffic has increased considerably on both IH37 and SH97 in the Pleasanton area. The IH37 route serves a corridor from points north through San Antonio, southward to Corpus Christi and the Gulf Coast […]


River Rats

Weekend of friends, floatin’ and fun

I had not been to the river since Senior Skip Day way back when. Not that I ever skipped school, of course. It was fun then, but at that age you don’t truly appreciate a childfree weekend at the river with good friends. In all, eight of us made it to the Frio a couple weeks ago. We have a […]

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