Calvin Schaefer of Central Point, Oregon, passed away at his home on 6 October 2014 at the age of 91. He is survived by his wife, Kathleen, son, Chuck Schaefer (Debbie), daughter, Maureen Kerwood, and grandchildren, Chris Kerwood, Meghan Kerwood, Cassandra Schaefer, Calvin Schaefer, sister, Velma Cassinicos and brother, Warren Schaefer. He is preceded in death by granddaughter Nicole Schaefer, […]


Joseph Anthony Montgomery known to everyone as “Joe” was born on June 17, 1984 in Jourdanton at Mercy Hospital and passed away at the scene of a traffic accident at Highway 97 and Houston Street in Pleasanton, on Saturday evening, October 4, 2014 at 30. Joe was loved by everyone. He was an excellent mechanic for cars, pickup trucks and […]


Ysidro Regalado, Jr., age 86, of Pleasanton, passed away Sunday, October 12, 2014 in Pleasanton. Ysidro was born June 25, 1928. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Aurora (Herrera) Regalado; daughter, Rosie Gonzalez and husband Leonardo; and grandchildren, Victor Martinez, Leonardo Gabriel Gonzalez and wife Irene, and Adriana Marysol Gonzalez. Ysidro is also survived by one great […]


Richard M. Gaitan, Sr. passed away Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at the age of 57. Richard was born November 5, 1956 in Levelland to Jose and Teresa (Moreno) Gaitan. He is survived by his loving wife, Lucy (Juarez) Gaitan; daughter, Angelica Ramon and husband Frank of Charlotte; sons, Ramiro Gaitan, Sr. and wife Janie Coronado of Charlotte and Ricky Gaitan, […]


Macario Garcia, Sr., age 54, of Pleasanton, passed away Monday, October 13, 2014 in Jourdanton. Mr. Garcia was born April 16, 1960. He loved to work on cars, and being outdoors. Macario was known for his gentleness, kindness and was always willing to help out anyone in a heartbeat. He was loved by many. Macario is survived by his parents, […]


Senaida “Sandy” H. Tijerina of Poteet passed away Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at the age of 60. Sandy was born April 28, 1954 in Pleasanton to Felipe R., Sr. and Dolores (Guajardo) Herrera. She is survived by her mother, Dolores G. Herrera of Poteet; husband, Nemencio Tijerina of Poteet; son, Nemencio Tijerina, III of Poteet; daughters, Araceli and Zenaida Tijerina […]


Mary L. Weekley, age 82, of Kyote, passed away Sunday, October 12, 2014 in San Antonio. She is survived by her sons, William Weekley and wife, Pamela of San Antonio, Bert Weekley of Kyote; daughter, Mary McDonnell and husband, Tom of Port Aransas; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband, Bill Weekley; parents, Prezzy Lawson […]


Pedro De La O, age 83 of Poteet, passed away October 7, 2014. He was born February 9, 1931. Pedro loved farming, especially his vegetable garden and enjoyed selling his prized vegetables. He considered you a friend the moment he met you. Pedro loved having his family by his side, especially his grandchildren. He is survived by sons Roger and […]


Long distance between tri-cities coming to an end

60 Years ago- Mrs. Jim Brite, widely known Leal school teacher, was painfully injured when she was attacked by a pet deer at the Brite home, Wednesday morning about 7:15 o’clock. Rescued by Victor Romero and his son, Jose, 13, Mrs. Brite was hurried to the Ogden hospital in Pleasanton. X-rays disclosed no broken bones. But Mrs. Brite suffered extensive […]

On the Edge of Common Sense

To the Feedlot Hoss

Boys, I offer a toastTo that creature tied to thepostWho through all his ills andoccasional spillsStill gives us more than hismostHe’s black, bay or he’s brownSorrell or spotted aroundHe eats that ol’ hay even cowsthrow awayAnd makes his bed on theground.‘Round machinery and pumpsthat paddleAnd trucks and gates thatrattleBy a mill that roars he doeshis choresHe come here to jis’ […]

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