Adios, Texas! Howdy, U S of A! That, in a nutshell, was outgoing Gov. Rick Perry’s swan song speech to a joint session of the Texas Legislature Thursday (Jan. 15). The “Adios” came in the same chamber where he was sworn in as a freshman member of the Texas House of Representatives 30 years ago this month. And the “Howdy” […]
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.
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 […]
Janury 13 – January 19, 2015 Accident -Hunt St., Main St.Accident, Minor -Oaklawn (2)Accident, Major -Hwy 97 EAggravated Assault -SecondBurglary Hwy 97 E.Burglary, Building -CollegeBurglary, Habitation-Oaklawn, Colony, Sandy Ln.Burglary, Vehicle -Brush Country, Oaklawn, First St.Child in Vehicle-Main St.Criminal Mischief -OaklawnDisturbance -Oaklawn, Bensdale, Spur St., Veteran’s Memorial Rd., Adams, Stadium Dr., WinshipDriving While Intoxicated -Goodwin, Oaklawn, Second St.Harassment-OaklawnMissing Person-GoodwinPublic Intoxication-TradeReckless Driver-ColwellShots […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]