Fresh picked strawberries can’t be beat!

The Way I See It

I’m spoiled when it comes to strawberries. I don’t mind sharing that Poteet really does have, in my humble opinion, the best, sweetest berries on the planet! And after last weekend and today, my convictions are even stronger. Heading up to San Antonio to celebrate my friend Christa’s birthday at her sister’s, I stopped in Poteet on the way hoping […]

“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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Out & About



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 […]

18-WHEELER CAB CATCHES ON FIRE



BEAUTY IN OUR OWN BACKYARD



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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