Child Abuse Prevention & Awareness Month



On April 7, Associate Judge Melissa DeGerolami signed the proclamation recognizing April as Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness Month. It states that Atascosa County prides itself on giving back to the community, contributing to the quality of life among our citizens. CASA of South Texas, in association with Texas CASA, the National Court Appointed Special Advocates Association, Atascosa County Child […]

Pitures of the Strawberry Festival



Recognizing Bullying



THE FOLLOWING article is the first part of a series highlighting the serious problem of bullying. When asked to remember their school days, some adults have pleasant memories of parties, football games, proms to die for and lasting friendships. Even if they did have some unpleasant experiences, for most, the good times outweighed the bad. However, for others, recalling that […]

Blue Sunday, Heart Gallery at Cowboy Fellowship on April 24



“This Sunday, April 24, Cowboy Fellowship will be participating in Blue Sunday, a national day of prayer for victims of child abuse and for those who rescue them. Please consider joining us at either the 8:30 a.m. or 10:45 a.m. worship service! We believe that every child matters to God. April is Child Abuse Awareness Month. Your presence this Sunday […]

AMRSP to meet



Atascosa-McMullen Retired School Personnel will hold their next meeting on Monday, April 25. They will meet at the Poteet Grange Hall, located at Avenue D and 6th St. The meet and greet is at 1:30 p.m. and the meeting is at 2 p.m. Regular projects include books, toiletries, box tops and soup labels. Dues to be paid now or at […]

Wound care services at STRMC



South Texas Regional Medical Center’s Wound Care Center is available to treat patients in Atascosa County and the surrounding areas. The Wound Care Center has been located inside STRMC’s Medical Plaza since 2013 and offers a variety of services for those requiring assistance for the treatment of their wounds. The wound care facility offers patients stateof the-art outpatient clinical wound […]

Poteet Senior Athletic Reunion on April 30



The 35th annual 2016 Poteet Senior Athletic Reunion is set for Saturday, April 30, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. It has been called to the attention of the association that members did not receive their card. They are very sorry about this and they ask those wishing to attend to please call 830-742-8471 for more help. It will take […]

Blessing of the Bikes at Hosanna Baptist Church



Hosanna Baptist Church in Poteet will host a Blessing of the Bikes event on Saturday, April 23, with the Templar Soldiers Nations Under God Motorcycle Ministry. Music will be provided by Revelation Rising.

Pho Garden Vietnamese Chinese Cuisine now open




Pho Garden Vietnamese Chinese Cuisine is now open for business and ready to serve you delicious Asian cuisine in San Antonio on SE Military Dr. in the City Base Shopping Center. The new establishment features lunch and dinner specials, pho-noodle soup, vegetarian dishes, homemade egg rolls, boba tea and so much more. Pho Garden takes reservations, walk-ins, take-out, and offers […]

Crosspoint adds facility




Crosspoint Church in Pleasanton recently added more space to their church facility that will be used as an educational center, as well as, offices. Clyde Butter, Pastor of Crosspoint, said this is one of many plans in their continued growth. “Our whole purpose statement is we want to live our lives with purpose. We want to promote descipleship, outreach and […]


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