Frances Brite



Fifty-six years of a true friendship. From 1959 through 2015. I’ll never forget that day, Sept. 2, 1959, when we followed a huge cattle truck that held all our belongings, including a baby bed and a cradle. First stop was Pleasanton City Hall to pick up a key to a house that would be our home for three years. We […]

Jourdanton Eastern Star to celebrate 100th anniversary



The Jourdanton Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star will be celebrating its 100th Anniversary on Dec. 6, with a program at 2 p.m. at the Zanderson Lodge, located at 1305 Highway 97 East in Jourdanton. Attending this special event will be the Worthy Grand Matron of Texas, Mrs. Jerre Lucas who will bring greetings. Past Grand Matron Dr. […]

Santa is coming to Jourdanton!



Santa Claus will be arriving in Jourdanton on Monday, Dec. 7 at 6 p.m. The Jourdanton Volunteer Fire Department will be delivering the jolly ol’ fellow around 6 p.m. to the Jourdanton Library & Community Center. The lights on our beautiful Courthouse will be turned on by our County Judge Bob Hurley and Santa. The Jourdanton School Band will be […]

Tri-City Titans headed to Nationals!



The Tri-City Titans Cheerleaders, both Jr. Pewee and Pewee squads, placed first at Regionals and will be moving on to National Cheer Competition at Disney World in Orlando, Florida! The girls have been working day in and day out at practices to perfect their routines. They have also been attending all football games to help encourage and inspire the Tri-City […]

Valuable tips shared at diabetes class

Lifestyles Editor

As a way of bringing attention to the ever-growing disease of diabetes, November is recognized nationwide as Diabetes Awa reness Month. On Monday, Nov. 23, one of the weekly installments in the “Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes” series was held at the Atascosa Health Center. The program focused on “Beyond the Diet: Improving Your Blood Glucose Control with Medication.” […]

More upcoming Christmas events

SGT Santa Dec. 5

The American Legion Post #436 in Jourdanton is excited to announce the 2nd Annual “SGT Santa Project,” which is set for Saturday, Dec. 5. The event is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. The event will be held at the American Legion Post #436 in Jourdanton, 1404 Zanderson Ave. (Highway 16). Admission is free. Come out and show your support […]

3rd Annual Vintage in Verdi– a holiday shopping bonanza!



The 3rd Annual Vintage in Verdi will take place Dec. 4-5, with over 50 unique vendors showcasing antiques, vintage, handcrafted, repurposed and unique goods. Last year over 1,000 shoppers attended. This year’s two day show opens at 3 p.m. with First Pickin’ Friday and closes at 6 p.m. Do not miss the funky hat contest Friday afternoon, along with a […]

Commissioners’ Court approves design of new Atascosa County Court Annex



Atascosa County Commissioners’ Court Second Regular Meeting November 23, 2015,9 a.m. Ordered by Hon. Bob Hurley, Atascosa County Judge Present were all four 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, Judge Bob Hurley called on Molly Solis, Assistant […]

It takes a village to build a village

Christmas Village in Poteet Dec. 4-6

This weekend, the Poteet Strawberry Festival grounds will be transformed once again to biblical days, at the annual Christmas Village. Admission is free and this year’s performances will take place Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 4-6. Christmas Village Ministries is made up of Christians from many churches throughout Atascosa County. Each year, a minimum of 150 actors are required to […]


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