On the Edge of Common Sense

Harry Johnson

I was reminded of Harry Johnson today. I’d been drivin’ down a long stretch of country road. The snow blowin’ up in the rearview mirror, a thermos of coffee in the seat and the sun warmin’ the cab of the pickup. I first met Harry in the feedlot. He was the cattle foreman. He was not happy there. He was […]

McCoy Water Supply Corp., Judy Langford discuss community block grant program to fund water improvements in Leming area

Atascosa County Commissioners’ Court Regular Meeting January 12, 2015 9:00 a.m. Ordered by Hon. Bob Hurley, Atascosa County Judge Present were all four Commissioners, Lonnie Gillespie, (Precinct 1); William “Bill” Torans, (Precinct 2); Freddie Ogden, (Precinct 3) & Bill Carroll, (Precinct 4). After call to order of the Regular Meeting of the Commissioners’ Court, Judge Bob Hurley called on Commissioner […]

FLASHBACK: Poteet holds banquet

60 Years ago- Ernest Wehman of Pleasanton, chairman of the state soil conservation board, will preside at the annual state meeting of Texas soil conservation district supervisors next week in San Antonio. The threeday meeting will be held in the Municipal Auditorium on Jan. 19, 20 and 21. All officers were reelected as the Pleasanton Woman’s club met with Mrs. […]



Hurley completes first training workshop

Atascosa County Judgeelect Bob Hurley, attended a workshop in San Antonio at the Courtyard San Antonio/SeaWorld on Dec. 16, 2014. The one day workshop “Preparing To Take Office” was presented by TAC, Texas Associations of Counties. The purpose of the workshop was to provide instruction to newly elected county officials covering statutes and rules that must be understood before taking […]



January 6, 2015 - January 12, 2015

Accident – Bensdale, OaklawnAccident, Major – Main St.Accident, Minor – Oaklawn (3), Hunt, Second,Winship (2)Assault – OaklawnBurglary, Building – College W., JeffBurglary, Habitation- Jeff, Bensdale, Live OakBurglary, Vehicle – Oaklawn (2), Brush Country,MainCriminal Mischief – Pauls Place, Franklin, BrushCountryDisturbance – Lost TrailDisturbance, Verbal – PatrickDriving While Intoxicated -AustinHarassment -Oaklawn (2)Public Intoxication -Greenlawn, EdgehillSexual Assault – Undisclosed locationShots Fired-Ohio, CrestlineTheft Main […]

Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton Sworn-In

Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton was sworn-in Monday, January 5 as the 49th Commissioner of the state’s oldest regulatory agency—the Railroad Commission of Texas. The ceremony took place in the Commission’s main meeting room at Railroad Commission headquarters in the William B. Travis State Office Building in Austin. Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett administered the oath of office to […]


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