Lisandro Rivas

Lisandro Rivas, age 94, of Charlotte, passed away Tuesday, November 15, 2016 in San Antonio.  He was born to Luis and Encarnacion (Trevino) Rivas in Charlotte. He is survived by his sons, Luis A. Rivas and wife Doloris of San Antonio, Felix Rivas and wife Oralia of San Antonio, and Rafael Rivas and wife Maria of Charlotte and daughters, Juanita […]

Carol Rosson

Carol Ann Rosson, age 83, of Pleasanton, passed away at her residence Tuesday, November 15, 2016.  Church was important to Carol. She was a teacher in Jourdanton and Poteet Schools. Carol is survived by her daughter, Dana (Susie) Steinbach and husband Jay; son, Tim Rosson and wife Cheryl, and sister, Shirley. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Katy Perkins, […]

George Martinez

George Garza Martinez, 59, of Malakoff, Texas passed away on November 7 at 3:25 a.m. at Athens, Texas and was cremated at Athens Funeral Home. George is the son of Manuel C. Martinez and Connie Garza Martinez.  He was born December 3, 1956.   George married T.J. Gurtner.   He is preceded in death by his father Manuel C. Martinez […]

Longoria receives scholarship

LEON ZABAVA STAFF WRITER   Bailey Longoria, a four-year varsity starter, signed to play softball at Texas A&M University, Kingsville, Wednesday, November 16. Bailey played her freshman year in New Braunfels before coming to Jourdanton, beginning her sophomore year. In her sophomore year, Bailey was selected 1st Team All-District 30-4A, First Base and helped lead her team to the 4th […]

Hunter Norment perseveres through Type 1 diabetes

Since he was only 10-years-old, Hunter Norment has faced the challenges of Type I diabetes head on. The Pleasanton High School sophomore demonstrates how he won’t let illness stop him– he is active in football, baseball, FFA and 4-H and recently joined powerlifting. Type 1 diabetes vs. Type 2 diabetes   According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, […]


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