James Henry Schneider was born in Sinton on April 11, 1955 to Henry and Iona (Williams) Schneider. James attended school and graduated from Tuloso- Midway in Corpus Christi. James attended Texas A&I in Kingsville and graduated with a Natural Gas Engineer degree. He went on to work at an oil company in Houston for many years. James is survived by […]


Maria De La Luz Martinez Ramos, age 43, of Charlotte, passed away Friday, July 3, 2015 in Jourdanton. She is survived her parents, Benjamin and Florencia (Gomez) Martinez of Charlotte; her husband, Leobardo Ramos of Charlotte; sons, Leobardo Martinez Ramos, Jr. and Guillermo Martinez Ramos of Charlotte; daughter, Maria Guadalupe Martinez Ramos of Charlotte; brothers, Benjamin Martinez, Jr. of Mexico, […]


Josefina Reyes Felan, age 59, of San Antonio, was embraced by our Lord Friday, July 3, 2015. She is survived by her son, Alfredo Reyes Felan of San Antonio; parents, Erasmo and Leonides Reyes; brother, Erasmo Reyes, Jr.; sisters Guadalupe Reyes Schlag of Poteet, Enedina Reyes Boggs and husband Charles of Killeen, Angelita Reyes Aguilar and husband Juan of Jourdanton. […]


Louis C. Schmidt, age 96, of Pleasanton, passed away Friday, July 3, 2015 in Pleasanton. He is survived by his sons, Larry L. Schmidt and wife Ruth Ann of Pleasanton, Dennis L. Schmidt and wife Janet of Houston; and grandchildren, Katie Schmidt and husband Collie Moye, Jennifer Cabrera and husband Marcos, Matthew Schmidt, and Sarah Pierce and husband Jeremy. Louis […]


Felipe H. Reyes, age 89, of Pleasanton , passed away Tuesday, July 7, 2015 in Pleasanton. He is survived by his son, Richard Reyes of Missouri City; daughters, Diana Reyes of Helotes, and Elizabeth Ann Mendiola of San Antonio; seven grandchildren; and six great grandchildren. Felipe is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. He was […]

Reunion Time!

Well, it’s that time of year again. Time for our annual family reunion. I say annual, but really this is only the third in four years. Somehow I get dubbed the woman in charge. I suppose because I really did decide this was something we needed to do, and I took the initiative to create a facebook event for it. […]


Lois Lorine Ormand, age 79, of Pleasanton, passed away Thursday, July 2, 2015. She is survived by sons, Ronnie Bedwell and Donnie Bedwell and wife Linda Rae; brother, Jim Henry Townsend, Jr. and wife Virginia; grandchildren, Ashley Cherry, Amber Garner, Joshua Bedwell, Cody Bedwell, Clint Bedwell and Caitlyn Bedwell; greatgrandchildren, Kinley, Karson, Colton, Madden, Ryder, Kingston and Augustus as well […]


Lois Margaret Ernst of Pleasanton passed away June 30, 2015 at the age of 91. She was born in Shiner, to August and Mary Mladenka. She is survived by her daughters, Mary Ann Cowen and husband Jim of Salt Lake City and “Squeaky” Marie Pfullman and husband Tinker of Pleasanton; grandchildren, Jeff Hearn and wife Sonia of Cotulla, Janet Rohrig […]


Search for Cowboy of the Year begins

For 50 years, cowboys have been honored with the title of Cowboy of the Year. This recognition, as well as being named to the South Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame, is given to a genuine, hard-working individual that not only knows all things cowboy, but is also respected by his peers. The Pleasanton Young Farmer’s Cowboy of the Year Open […]