Equine Enthusiasts awarded




The District 12 4-H Horse Show was held in Robstown on June 20. The Atascosa Club of Equine Enthusiasts was well represented and came home with a trove of ribbons and awards. Bailey Burkholder was awarded Reserve Supreme Horseman and Christabella Gonzales was Qualifying Champion. Class placements were: Bailey Burkholder and WR Big Dog: First in Geldings 5 & Over, […]

Locals attend Texas Farm Bureau Water Summit, conference



The importance of preserving and conserving our state water resources was highlighted at a recent Ag Water Summit in San Marcos hosted by the Texas Farm Bureau (TFB). Pete Pawelek, of the Atascosa County Farm Bureau, attended the meeting. “The availability of usable water is an issue that we all face,” President Pete said. “We all have to work together […]

Nobody is Perfect



We have all heard this before, “Nobody is perfect.” This is a lesson we start learning early in life. It is not a fun lesson, but in my opinion, it is one of the most important ones. When you compete in any competition, the ultimate goal is to win. Unfortunately not everyone comes out the victor. Luckily this is ok! […]

June 27 Rodeo #5 Results



Jr. Boys BreakawayFisher Underbrink…………3.030Cash Fretwell………………..3.730Jr. Girls BreakawayRylie Smith……………………5.600Sr. Boys BreakawayTyler Gunter………………….3.250Ricky Guerra………………….6.210Joel Poth………………………13.810Sr. Girls BreakawayKimberly Luco………………20.050Jr. Ribbon RopingLogan Moore…………………8.040Fisher Underbrink…………15.520Cash Fretwell………………..16.340Hunter Underbrink……….23.420Sr. Ribbon RopingTristan Pacheco……………8.910Ricky Guerra………………….12.080Joel Poth………………………16.220Jr. Tiedown RopingLogan Moore…………………18.700Cash Fretwell………………..20.730Sr. Tiedown RopingJoel Poth………………………16.290Ricky Guerra………………….22.310Team RopingCash Fretwell/Logan Moore……………….8.640Cash Fretwell/Hunter Underbrink………9.530Randall Trevino/Taylor Webster…………….9.930Joel Poth/Tristan Pacheco…………..12.850Lee Oliva/Zach Bauer………………….13.640Fisher Underbrink/Hunter Underbrink………16.180Novice CloverleafKyndell Seidel………………19.877Braden Martinez…………..19.926Blain McDonald…………….22.232Brody Yow…………………….27.524Tanner Vickers………………27.528Heidi Mendoza……………..30.445Zane Guerra………………….47.682Cross Ringelstein………….51.558PeeWee CloverleafJulia Martinez……………….18.149Tate Yow……………………….18.408Kirby […]

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Declare Independence

Hope all of you are planning to celebrate the anniversary of the signing of our country’s “Declaration of Independence”, declaring that “the colonies” are removing themselves from the tyranny of the “present King of England”. When I was in school, students were expected to memorize quite a lot about our history. I think it is so sad that today’s youth […]

USDA reminds producers of 2014 Acreage Reporting requirement



U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Atascosa County Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Scott Heffernan reminds agricultural producers that July 15, 2014, is the deadline to file an acreage report for spring seeded crops. Planted acres must be reported to FSA by July 15, 2014. The Agricultural Act of 2014 (2014 Farm Bill) requires producers on a farm to submit […]

ADELINE BROWN



Adeline Brown, age 77, of Jourdanton, passed away Sunday, June 29, 2014 in Pleasanton. She was born April 26, 1937. She is survived by sister, Josie Segura and husband Arthur of Jourdanton; brothers, Reynaldo “Buddy” Brown and wife Beatrice of Austin, Jimmy Brown and wife Theda of Denison, Johnny Louis Brown and wife Sandra of Coral Gable, Florida, Thomas Jacob […]

DANIEL CORONADO JR.

Daniel Coronado, Jr. passed away Monday, June 23, 2014 at the age of 26. Daniel was born January 31, 1988 in San Antonio to Daniel Coronado, Sr. and Brenda Jean Espinosa. Daniel is survived by his father, Daniel Coronado, Sr.; mother, Brenda Espinosa; grandmothers, Della Reyes and Estella Coronado; wife, Shelly Fernandez; sons, Daniel Coronado III and one on the […]

JOSE RODRIGUEZ



Jose Rodriguez, a long time resident of Peggy, Texas passed away June 26, 2014 in Pleasanton at the age of 78. Mr. Rodriguez was born July 1, 1935 to Bentura and Genoveva Rodriguez. He is survived by his sisters Ofelia Aguilar of Karnes City, Mary Lou Martinez and husband Frank of Karnes City, Elaine Garcia of Yorktown, Teresa Perez of […]

MARIA AMBRIZ



Maria Ambriz of Poteet went to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 26, 2014 at the age of 76, surrounded by her loving family. Maria was born October 12, 1937 in Corpus Christi to Juan and Stella (Wilburn) Garcia. Maria loved gardening, growing roses and working in her flower shop. She loved music and dancing, she also loved her […]