Stock show breaks records … again

Sales total $786,155 for Atascosa youth

Though the sales price for the Grand Champion steer was down from last year’s record-breaking amount, the 61st Atascosa County Livestock Show held its own and came out as another one for the books overall. Total sales of $786,155 were up $39,155 from 2014’s auction – with 286 participating in the auction. Last year’s sales list had 259. There were […]

McMullen Co. prepares for their show

The McMullen County Livestock Show will be underway this Friday and Saturday, January 23 and 24. Judging will begin at 6 p.m. with Rabbits and Poultry on Friday. Saturday’s judging starts at 7:3-0 a.m. with Swine, Goats, Lambs and Steers. The big auction will begin at 2 p.m. A barbeque lunch, catered by McBee’s will be available for $10 per […]


Greg Cisnero, 26, was last seen in Jourdanton on January 11, 2014. If anyone has information please contact Jourdanton Police Department. 830-769-2241. Michelle Longoria- Villarreal, 33, was last seen on FM 173 on January 31, 2014. She was wearing blue jeans and black fitted shirt. If anyone has information please contact Atascosa County Sheriff’s department at 830-769-3434.

Council honors three; discusses contract for City Manager in executive session

The Pleasanton City Council agenda was full for the January 15 meeting – the first meeting held since the December 4 regular session. Present were Mayor Clint Powell, Doug Best, District 1, Abraham Saenz, District 2; Diana Prasifka, District 3; J.R. Gallegos, District 4, Roger Garza, District 5 and Jeanne Israel, District 6. Scotty Smith from Cowboy Fellowship, gave the […]


“BIggie” is getting ready for the McMullen Co. Livestock Show this Friday and Saturday with Mark Casas’ help. Mark, 14, is the son of Carlos and Veronica Casas. Mom is partially hidden by the lamb.


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Best chalupas ever

The Way I See It

Driving down Hwy. 281 and seeing the rubble of an old building sent a pang from my heart down to my stomach. My heart first because I loved Arguijo’s restaurant so much in its heyday. Victoria and Jesus Arguijo ran this establishment with such ease. You see, it was more than a place to eat or knock back a few […]

Governor Perry ends tenure with final address to lawmakers

State Capital Highlights

Gov. Rick Perry delivered his farewell address to a joint session of the House and Senate on Jan. 15. Before recounting various aspects of the state’s performance during his record-breaking tenure as chief executive, Perry said, “I have come here to reflect on what we have done together, and to say farewell. But most of all, to tell you it […]

More on drive-thru

This regards the complaint about the Poteet Wells Fargo drive-up window, or lack thereof. Recently, many banks across the country have closed due to the economy. This branch, while it is small, is very convenient to so many of us in the part of the county, and closing it would certainly inconvenience us. The employees are pleasant, accommodating and the […]

My thanks

My thanks to the beautiful couple that purchased my ticket to “American Sniper.” On my cap I have “Go Ahead Make My Day”. They did and also the evening. P.S. Dinner is on me “plus the popcorn.” George G. CordovaUSN-RET3 ToursVietnamPleasanton