15-year-old runaway sought

The Atascosa Sheriff’s Department confirmed that Danika Ashton Lopez, 15, is missing and is being considered a runaway. She was last seen at Poteet High School on Friday, November 21 around 3:45 p.m. Contact the Atascosa County Sheriff’s Department at 830-769- 3434 or Heidi Search Center at 210-650-0428 or 1-800-547-4435 with any information on her whereabouts. She may be traveling […]

Morales keeps seat

Outcome unchanged by recount

Jourdanton City Councilman Raul “Roy” Morales kept his seat after the recount ordered by his opponent Rudy Segura. The recount, conducted at the Atascosa County Election Adminstration office and at the Jourdanton Municipal complex, revealed no change in the count for Segura with 363 votes nor Morales with 364. Robert Herrera Jr. picked up one vote while Robert “Doc” Williams […]



December 1 – 4, 2014 Properties west of Bryant Street and north of Oaklawn Street will be included in this route.

Friday accident claims Gonzales’ life

Daniel Ray Gonzales, of Jourdanton, was laid to rest on Tuesday, Nov. 25, at Rodriguez Cemetery in Poteet. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Camero Funeral Home in San Antonio. Gonzales, age 26, lost his life in an early morning accident on Friday, Nov. 21, near Cowboy Fellowship Church. According to Trooper Anthony Flores, spokesperson with Texas Department of […]

Area Christmas Events

Kosciusko Hall The 4th Annual Roger Winkler memorial will be held this Saturday, November 29 at Kosciusko Hall in Stockdale. Presale tickets are $15 and can be purchased at Wiatrek’s Meat Market in Poth, Pruski’s Service Station in Stockdale, or Pruski’s Market in Adkins. Washer tournament starts at 5pm. There will also be dinner plates, silent and live auctions, and […]


County Rd. 306 Stolen Items

The Atascosa County Sheriff’s Department along with Crime Stoppers is hoping that a FIVE THOUSAND-DOLLAR cash reward being offered for one week only will help solve a burglary located in the 2000 block of County Road 306, located 4 miles south of Poteet, 2 miles west of TX HWY 16 south. On November 10, 2014 at about 5:30 p.m. sheriff’s […]

ACCEPT deadline December 6

Families throughout Atascosa County are reminded that it will soon be time to apply for Atascosa County Christmas Elf Project Target (ACCEPT) 2014. Dates are Dec. 1-6. Those in need of food and/or toys for Christmas are asked to apply. To be eligible, you cannot be receiving these items from other agencies or groups in the county. Remember, you may […]


November 18 - November 24, 2014

Accident Oaklawn, Main (4), BryantAssault Grant, Oaklawn, PatrickDisturbance Francis (2), Ormand,Oaklawn, MainDisturbance, Verbal FrancisBurglary of a Building OaklawnBurglary of a Habitation Colony Dr., Continental Dr.Burglary of a Vehicle Oaklawn,SecondCriminal Mischief Oaklawn, CollegePossession of Drug ParaphernaliaFourth St.Public Intoxication Oaklawn,Hwy 97ETheft Johnson St., GoodwinTheft, Gas Oaklawn (3), CrockettThreat Weams StTerroristic Threats Hwy 97 W. ( ) indicates number of incidences on that […]

The Way I See It

The art of giving thanks

I f you have ever watched Jimmy Fallon on late night TV, you may have seen him writing thank you notes. While they are typically smart alecky ones for humor’s sake, it says a lot to see someone actually write a note. This Thanksgiving, I would like to challenge you to thank someone for a specific action/item/help they have given […]