Relaxation, Recreation and Celebrations at Strawberry Pines



Relaxed is how you feel when you walk onto the property at the new Strawberry Pines. Three homes and the property surrounding them have been restored and renovated to showcase a unique landscape of towering pine trees not typically seen in Brush country. When Darlene and Woode Henry first acquired this property they had a desire to share this distinctive […]

Indian selected for All-State Band



Samantha Muckleroy, a member of the Jourdanton High School Band, was selected as a member of the 2015 Association of Texas Small School Bands All-State Band. She was chosen for this honor in competitive auditions held this year across the state at region and area levels. Muckleroy plays the French horn at JISD under the direction of Babatunde Onibudo, who […]

Catholic Schools Week

Our Lady of Grace Academy to celebrate with week of activities


Our Lady of Grace Academy in Leming will celebrate Catholic Schools Week, from Jan. 25 to Jan. 30. The school’s vision statement is, “Educating the Whole Person to Live in Jesus Christ.” On Sunday, Jan. 25, join them for Mass at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Pleasanton at 10:30 a.m. A Balloon Rosary will kickoff Catholic Schools Week, following Mass […]

STEER is catalyst between petroleum industry and communities in the Eagle Ford shale



Oil and gas are depletable resources. There will be swings in the price of oil and gas in the commodities market as we’re seeing at the present time. These natural resources of oil and gas will always come back in value due to demands determined by growing industry and our increasing universal population growth. Several years ago South Texas Energy […]

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 […]


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