Abelardo Faz

Abelardo (El Cubano) Faz was called home to be with the Lord on October 22, 2016 at the age of 94.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Felicitas Faz; sons, George Faz and Santiago Faz; granddaughter, Sarah Faz and grandson, Scott Mancha.  He is survived by his children, Bruno (Beatrice) Bermudez, Steven (Maria) Mancha, Robert (Trini) Mancha, Delphina […]

Max Ulrich

Max William Ulrich, age 93, of Pleasanton, passed away at his residence in Verdi on Thursday, October 20, 2016. His family was blessed to be with him as he went to live with his Lord. Max was born to Bill and Pauline (Ullman) UIrich on August 16, 1923 in Yorktown, Texas. They moved to San Antonio, Texas early in Max’s […]

Colonel Anthony Kindla

Colonel Anthony James Kindla, US Army Ret., passed away after a brief illness on October 19.  Born in Frio County, Texas on May 3, 1942, he was the only child of Ignatius (Jelly) and Betty Seidensticker Kindla, of Pearsall. Jim, as he was known to friends, graduated from Pearsall High School and attended Texas A&M before graduating from St. Mary’s University […]

Fourth graders attend Ag Science Fair at Extension office

On Wednesday October 19, over 700 fourth graders from every school in the county were introduced to agriculture science at the annual Ag Science Fair put on by the Atascosa County Agrilife Extension Office and the Leadership Advisory Board at the new Atascosa County Leming Annex.  There were 9 different stations covering everything from milk to fire safety. The Southwest […]

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

Barbara Westbrook, Chairperson of the Atascosa County Historical Commission, said, “Norman Porter, Sr. was chairman of the Atascosa County Historical Commission from 2002 until he stepped down at the end of 2014. “He always tried to make the meetings interesting and fun and he would come up with creative ways to improve attendance. During one period he would enlarge and […]

Atascosa County general election polling locations

Voting precinct # (precinto de votacion ) then voting location (lugar de votacion).   1 – Evergreen Underground Water Conservation Dist. Office. 110 Wyoming Blvd. Pleasanton, Texas. 2 – Old Rock School Grounds. 1036 Old Rock Rd. Somerset, Texas. 3 – All Saint’s Episcopal Church Hall. 1425 W. Oaklawn Pleasanton, Texas. 4 – Campbellton Community Center. 305 St. Francis St. […]

Runners ready for Regional

After the Poteet Aggies and Lady Aggies Cross Country teams each captured the District Championship title at the 30-4A cross country meet in Pleasanton, an impressive 14 of them are headed to Regionals. The competition will take place this Saturday, Oct. 29, at Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi. The Pleasanton Lady Eagles team placed second overall as a team at […]

Amber Zellweger on caring for a loved one

Amber Zellweger on caring for a loved one The month of November marks National Family Caregivers Month. The national organization Caregiver Action Network reminds family caregivers that to be strong enough to care for your loved one, you must take care to give care. South Texas Regional Medical Center Director of Human Resources Amber Zellweger shared her story recently, to […]

Railroad Commissioner Sitton Delivers Address to Young Professionals in Energy

“The caliber of young professionals entering the industry is astounding,” Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton said. “As a regulator of oil and gas, I’m looking forward to working with men and women who will lead Texas toward a position of global energy leadership.” Recently, Sitton spoke to Austin’s Young Professionals in Energy for their Lunch and Learn Series. Sitton discussed […]

Willie Robertson visits Cowboy Fellowship