Toll road newbie

Since I don’t live near a metroplex or crazy large city I’m not too savvy on these toll road charges. I have used the 130 on occasion and that is when I went ahead and bought a TxTag. I was so afraid that my payment wouldn’t get posted from the paper bill I would receive and that I would soon […]

Poteet hears proposed 2017 budget changes

A special called meeting of the Poteet City Council on September 13 brought forth two agenda items that were discussed and addressed at length.  The meeting opened with public forum. The first item discussed was the proposed city budget for the year 2017. City council member, Rosalinda De La Fuente was the first to question salaries that were in the […]

Jourdanton City Council approves budget

The regular meeting of the Jourdanton City Council opened with a public hearing regarding the proposed budget.  Following that, Mayor Susan Netardus opened the meeting of the Board of Adjustment to hear an appeal for a setback variance. A public hearing was called to discuss special permits for property on 410 Elm Street and 1207 Orange Street and to hear […]

Poteet ISD approves concussion committee

In the regular meeting of the Poteet ISD school board of trustees, a concussion management program was approved. UIL requires each district to have a concussion plan in the state of Texas where sports and academic events are governed under UIL rules. The UIL policy requires a plan from districts as far as determining when a student is deemed well […]

Poteet Homecoming Festivities


Philomena Lamb

Philomena Lamb Philomena Theresa Lamb of Pleasanton, passed away Saturday, October 1, 2016 at the age of 93.  She was born in Leming on August 24, 1923 to Louis and Mary (Adamitz) Arnold.  Philomena is survived by her daughter, Frances Mann of Pleasanton; son, Franklin Lamb of Tuscaloosa, Alabama and sister, Edna Black of Pleasanton.  She is also survived by […]

Kum Sun Arnold

Kum Sun Arnold Kum Sun Arnold 74, of Pleasanton passed away September 29, 2016 in Pleasanton.  She was born in Kyonggi-Do, Korea to Yu Chun and Kum OK (Chang) Yi. She is survived by her sons Calvin Jack Arnold, Jr. and wife Tammy of Fort Worth, Texas and Billy Ray Arnold of Pleasanton, Texas; three grandchildren Jessica Arnold, C. J. […]

Joe Garza Jr.

Joe Garza Jr. Joe Garza, Jr., age 58, of Poteet, passed away at his residence Wednesday, September 28, 2016.  He is survived his wife, Irenia Cruz Garza; mother: Felicitas (Ortiz) Garza, father: Jose Maria Garza, Sr. and Audelia Pompa; sons, Daniel Carrasco, Jr. and Joe Garza, III and wife Samantha, and daughters, Mandy, husband Jason Karr, Michelle, husband Robert Ramos, […]

Poteet crushes Sabinal at homecoming

LEON ZABAVA STAFF WRITER   The Poteet Aggies improved their season record to 4-1 with a 60-21 win over the Sabinal Yellowjackets, Friday, September 30. Poteet opened scoring with 8:30 left on the clock in the initial period when quarterback Alfonso Peña scored from 17 yards out. Peña then rushed in for 2 points to make it Poteet, 8-0. About […]

Now they want to break up the Cowboys

If you’re a Dallas Cowboy fan you have to be almost too happy with the way the team is playing these days. Competing in the tough East Division of the National Conference the Cowboys, up until now, seem to be serious contenders after their 3-1 start.  Last year they couldn’t win without starting quarterback Tony Romo and a lot of […]