Strawberry Capital of Texas may be official in Austin



Carol Merchant addressed the Poteet City Council at their regular meeting last Monday regarding citizens’ concerns about the drinking water. Mention of ongoing work was made in the Community newsletter and in a letter sent with the water bill. Both claimed that the rusty water was due to the older pipes that were being replaced. Her reply was that is […]

FLASHBACK: 1st, 2nd Graders to get Polio shots



60 Years ago- A limited number of Atascosa County school children will be inoculated soon with the new Salk polio vaccine which promises to end the nightmare of polio forever. The vaccine will be available for youngsters in the first and second grades of the Atascosa County Schools, Dr. J.M. Faggard of Poteet, county health officer, disclosed yesterday. •The Charlotte […]

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People often ask me if I am going to write about being single. If I plan on writing about some of my experiences with online dating. My usual answer is, “No way, Jose!” I couldn’t imagine doing that, putting that much personal stuff out there for the world to see! Anyone who reads my column can tell I have a […]

EPA honors 10 Texas organizations

2015 ENERGY STAR PARTNERS OF THE YEAR

DALLAS – (April 6, 2015) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) are honoring ten Texas organizations for its commitment to saving energy and protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency achievements. These Energy Star partners are contributing to the prevention of more than 3.5 billion metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions. “EPA applauds […]

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Texas Railroad Commissioners remind Texans to call to 811 Before Digging

APRIL MARKS NATIONAL SAFE DIGGING MONTH


While beginning spring planting and outdoor projects, it is an important time to remind the public they must call 811 before digging and follow safe practices to help prevent injuries, property damage and inconvenient outages. The 811 call to one-call notification centers prompts pipeline operators to mark their underground pipelines in a requested area, making springtime digging projects in gardens […]

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CASA Hillbilly Festival on April 25!



Board members with Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of South Texas hope that everyone will attend the CASA of South Texas Hillbilly Festival on Saturday, April 25, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Atascosa River Park in Pleasanton. The event will kick off with a 5K Run/1 Mile Walk at 8 a.m. You can sign up for the race at […]


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