Dead Sheep

On the Edge of Common Sense

There’s been a dead sheep out in Brent’s wheat field for a month. Emilio had a band of ewes on the corn stalks across the road. I reckon that one got hit by a car. The sheep have moved on. Brent plowed his field. Plowed around the carcass. Now it is sort of mouldering into the earth. I see it […]

FLASHBACK: Four teachers collide in two accidents



60 Years ago Poteet High School has a new athletic coach. He is James McGill, a native of Crystal City, who will replace Clyde Teague. Teague has been employed as assistant coach at Floresville High School assistant, resigned to enter the Soil Conservation field. McGill is a graduate of Crystal City High School, received his B.A. degree from SWTSTC at […]

Commissioners’ Court recognizes Judge Horace Fincher’s life; honors Atascosa Historical Commission regarding its Distinguished Service Award




Atascosa County Commissioners’ Court Second Regular Meeting June 22, 2015 9:00 a.m. Ordered by Hon. Bob Hurley, Atascosa County Judge Present were three Commissioners, Lonnie Gillespie, (Precinct 1); William “Bill” Torans, (Precinct 2); Freddie Ogden, (Precinct 3) & Bill Carroll, (Precinct 4). After call to order of the Second Regular Meeting of the Commissioners’ Court, Judge Bob Hurley read a […]

1970s men’s fashions are recalled and regurgitated

Writer’s Roost

On the copy of this missive that I sent to the three-dozen Texas community newspapers that bless me by printing this piece, I applied a headline that might or might not mechanically fit this paper’s format. So I will reiterate it for you here: 1970s fashions recalled and regurgitated. That is so appropriate for ‘seventies fashions. For those of you […]

Free ‘Weight Loss’, ‘Smoking Cessation’, ‘Stress/ Tension Relief’ hypnosis seminar coming soon



Leslie Reynolds CH., in conjunction with the non-profit organization Health Awareness Clinics will be conducting a free to the public hypnosis seminar. The free seminar (a $5.00 donation is appreciated) will be at 7 p.m. on Tuesday July 7, at the Hampton Inn located at 2057 W. Oaklawn (off Hwy 97) in Pleasanton. Anyone 16 and over is welcome to […]

EMS Director speaks about environmental emergencies

Oil & Gas Editor

Atascosa County EMS Director Jimmy Day spoke about environmental emergencies at the monthly meeting of STEPS (A Safer Texas One STEP Closer) at Cowboy Fellowship Church, on Thursday, June 18. Day mentioned that often times we associate what we should do regarding medical emergencies with wishful thinking, heresay or what we’ve been told in the past. “And the medical field […]

Garcia awarded at firemen’s event



Freelance photographer J Garcia has once again received the Best in Show Award, from the State Firefighters’ & Fire Marshals’ Association (SFFMA) of Texas. The organization held their annual conference and convention in Galveston, June 12-17. The photography award was presented to Garcia at the event. He was joined by Pleasanton Fire Chief Chuck Garris and his wife, Lucy Garris. […]

St. Rose of Lima picnic June 28



The annual picnic for St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Charlotte will be held this Sunday, June 28. Barbeque brisket and sausage plates with the trimmings will be served at 11 a.m. Plates will be sold for $8. Mass will be held at 10 a.m. in Spanish and at 11:30 a.m. in English with Father Jesus G. Anguiano. The […]

Primrose VFD Open House & mtg.



The Primrose Volunteer Fire Department would like to invite the public to their open house and community meeting on Saturday, July 25. It will take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 25 Primrose Lane. They will be discussing the future of their department and the community, as well as goals for the area. The meeting begins at 1 […]

PRIMROSE VFD BBQ SALE



The Primrose Volunteer Fire Department will hold its 3rd annual Barbecue Plate Sale on Saturday, July 11, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Plates will be $7 each and will include a drink. Stop by 25 Primrose Lane for barbecue and door prizes. Those with questions may contact 830-742-4800.


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