Schorsch hired as new city manager in Jourdanton




On his second day on the job, Kendall Schorsch – Jourdanton’s new city manager – is settling in to help run his home town. Schorsch, who was elected last November for one of the three council positions, put his application in shortly after then city manager Dan Nick said he would be retiring. When asked if the job of running […]

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Chili’s Teams Up with Poteet Project Grad Jourdanton-Pleasanton Chili’s wants you to allow them to do the cooking on Thursday, March 31 while they support Poteet’s Project Grad. With each flyer presented, they will donate 15 percent of the event’s day sales to the organization. Visit Chili’s at 2311 W. Oaklawn in Pleasanton on Thursday to help support Poteet’s class […]

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Commissioners’ Court reviews architectural plans for building projects




Atascosa County Commissioners’ Court Second Regular Meeting March 28, 2016 9:00 a.m. Ordered by Hon. Bob Hurley, Atascosa County Judge Three commissioners were present: Lonnie Gillespie, (Precinct 1); William “Bill” Torans, (Precinct 2); & Bill Carroll, (Precinct 4). Freddie Ogden, (Precinct 3) was not present • After call to order of the meeting, Judge Hurley requested appropriate action for the […]

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Idea list evokes ‘wise’ comments



Things placed on the list are usually something I’ve read, in a newspaper or a book that tickled my fancy. Much of the time, items on the list come from newspapers and the list has now reached #11413. Occasionally, the item is a word about which I seem to know proper usage but is often difficult for me to give […]

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

‘The old Breaker home, Cockrell Canyon and a misnamed country road’ - ‘6th Segment’ - Lee Ricks, Jr.


“Milk delivered before daylight”, “Jerome and Lee in old Army jeep in Cockrell Canyon”, “John W. Smith – last courier to leave Alamo with message to Sam Houston”, “Catching crawdads in Bonita Creek”, “about 4 a.m., we owned the town!!” “What I knew about the Cockrell family is that they were dairy farmers,” said Lee Ricks, Jr. “They produced milk […]


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