Record broken for Grand Champion Swine, Lamb

Show continues to be a huge success

Though the sales price for Ruben Guzman’s Grand Champion Steer was up $500 from last year’s sale, the overall sales was down due to fewer projects making it to the sale. Total sales for the 62nd Atascosa County Livestock Show was $746,500, down about $40,000 from 2015’s auction – with 258 participating in the auction. Last year’s sales list had […]

Out & About

The Shows Go On The McMullen County Livestock Show kicks off on Friday, January 22 at 6:00 p.m. The first event of the evening is the Little Britches show, followed by the rabbit and poultry shows. On Saturday, January 23, the fun continues starting at 7:30 a.m. with animal shows (swine, goats, lamb, steers, and heifers) happening throughout the morning. […]

McMullen County’s Junior Livestock Show this weekend

Auction begins at 2 p.m Saturday, Jan. 23

The McMullen County Livestock Show will be underway this Friday and Saturday, January 22 and 23 . Judging will begin at 6 p.m. Little Britches and will follow with Rabbits and Poultry on Friday with official weigh-in being held from 1-4 p.m. Saturday’s judging starts at 7:30 a.m. with Swine, Goats, Lambs and Steers. The big auction will begin at […]


Body unearthed near Poteet

The Atascosa County Sheriff’s investigators, acting on a tip, secured a search warrant on some rural property at an undisclosed location near Poteet. Investigators, assisted by the Bexar County Sheriff Regional Crime Lab, unearthed the remains of a human body Friday morning, January 15. An autopsy was ordered by Justice of the Peace Pct. 1 Michael Pascarella and the remains […]

Commissioners’ Court approves contract for culvert replacement

Atascosa County Commissioners’ Court First Regular Meeting January 11, 2016 9:00 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 First Regular Meeting, Walt Rakowitz of Rakowitz Engineering requested appropriate […]

May election filings begin today

Though the March Primary Election is on most voter’s minds, the municipal and school General Elections are just around the corner on Saturday, May 7. Filings begin today, January 20 and will end on Friday, February 19. Poteet will hold a joint election for the city and the school. The city has three positions up for election – Place 1, […]

Jourdanton council reveals Morales wins appeal

After an executive session during the December meeting of the Jourdanton City Council, Mayor Susan Netardus announced, “with sadness and reluctance” the retirement of City Manager Dan Nick effective May 1, 2016. Other council members, Karen Pesek, Robert “Doc” Williams, Johnetta Goetzel and Kendall Schorsch, expressed their appreciation for the good works that Nick has done during his tenure. Raul […]

Free Voter’s Guide for March Primary Election

A Voter’s Guide for the March 1 Primary Election will be published on Wednesday, February, 17. Candidates are urged to participate in this free service. Please submit a high resolution photo (or come by and one will be taken for you) and a write-up with a 150 word limit by Friday, February 5 at 5 p.m. Email to, mail […]