2016-03-16 E-Edition

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• City of Pleasanton – City Council Meetings are the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. at Pleasanton City Hall, 108 Second St. 830-569-3867. • City of Poteet – City Council Meetings are the 1st Tuesday of the Month at 6:30 p.m. 830-276-3806. • City of Jourdanton – City Council Meetings are the 3rd Monday of […]

DPS reminds Texas to drive safely during Spring Break

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is urging drivers on Texas roadways to adhere to all traffic laws and use extra caution when driving during the weeks of Spring Break, when highway traffic can increase. “Safe driving practices and complying with traffic laws help drivers avoid dangerous or life-threatening situations on Texas roads,” said DPS Director Steven […]

Atascosa County Republican Party to hold Conventions

The Atascosa County Republican Party will hold its Precinct and Senate District Conventions at the County Courthouse in Jourdanton on Saturday, March 19 beginning at 9:30 a.m. The main purpose of the conventions is to elect delegates to the senate district and State conventions and to adopt resolutions to be considered for inclusion in the State party platform. Anyone who […]


Social Security Q&A

GENERAL Question: Do I need a Social Security card? I want to get a summer job and my dad can’t find my card. Answer: If you know your number, you probably don’t need to get another card. If you find out that you do need a replacement card, the best place to go to find out how to get a […]

“History surrounding Norman Porter, Sr., a historian”

‘4th segment’

In this fourth segment about the life of Norman Porter, Sr. , “clips” include “just watch where you walk”, “mockingbirds hopping from headstone to headstone after the grasshoppers”, “Model T runs over Norman, he was unharmed”, and “I’m going to have lunch with my bride!” Speaking of Norman Porter, Sr., “I learned so much from this man, basically from talking […]

Stolen items recovered

A Pleasanton couple, Sherry and Bart Glaser, were upset to find that their vehicle had been broken into when they checked on it Sunday morning. Sherry had left her purse in their truck when they returned home after attending Turn-n-Burn on Saturday night. In it was her handgun, her wallet with cash plus her concealed handgun license. She posted on […]

STRMC’s new CEO Ulbricht puts patients and people first

Within moments of meeting South Texas Regional Medical Center’s (STRMC) new CEO, one thing is very apparent – creating a caring culture is John Ulbricht’s purpose and passion. “My philosophy is treat others as you would like to be treated,” said Ulbricht. If you live by that Ulbricht said you do not have to worry. “I believe that everything you […]

Out & About

Little League Opening Days in Jourdanton and Poteet Jourdanton Jourdanton Little League kicks off on Saturday, March 19 with a parade beginning at 9 a.m. on Campbell Ave. near the library and making its way across Highway 16 to La Parita Road ending up at the Little League field. At 10 a.m. Opening Ceremonies begin featuring Flying J flying a […]