George Jenkins

George “Tex” H. Jenkins of Poteet passed away Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at the age of 71.  He was born in Pearsall on September 16, 1944 to Willie Ray. and Mrytle (Favor) Jenkins.   Tex is survived by his loving wife, Peggy Jenkins; son, Jesse Jenkins and wife Nicole Catherman; daughters, Nina Du Bose, Wanda Adams and husband Curtis, Peggy […]

Connie Ramos

Connie Ramos of Jourdanton, passed away Saturday, July 30, 2016 at the age of 64.  She was born March 18, 1952 in Poteet to Esmerejildo and Bernarda (Calvillo) Tijerina.   Connie was the beloved wife of Domingo Ramos, Sr., a loving mother, sister, aunt, grandmother (Nana) and friend to many.  In addition to raising four children she helped raise her […]

R.B. Watson

R.B. Watson age 87, formerly of Leming, passed away quietly at home on August 1, 2016 of natural causes.   Born October 12, 1928 in Placido, Texas as Robert Benoni Watson, he moved to the Pleasanton area with his family as a child.  He graduated from Pleasanton High School in 1946 and worked on several area farms before joining the […]

Yolanda Cruz

Yolanda M. Cruz of Campbellton, passed away Thursday, August 4, 2016 at the age of 60.  She was born in Ray Point, Texas on April 4, 1956 to Jacinto and Cleotilde (Salinas) Martinez.   Yolanda is survived by her sons, Richard Gonzales, Jr. and wife Christy, Manuel Cruz, Jr. and wife Jessica Sotello, Christopher Cruz and Raul Gonzales; daughter, Rebecca […]

Denise Garcia Van Wyngaardt named 2016 Brava Award winner

Denise Garcia Van Wyngaardt, President and CEO of Indigo IT, was recently recognized as a winner of Washington SmartCEO’s 2016 Brava Award. The Brava Awards celebrate the distinguished achievements of 40 of Greater Washington’s top women business leaders. Van Wyngaardt is the daughter of Lupe and Janie Garcia of Poteet and a 1993 graduate of Poteet High School. Her grandparents, […]


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