Injury halts championship thriller

KARNES CITY—Even in a championship game, there are times when the score is insignificant. Such was the case Saturday during the finale of the Karnes City boys basketball tournament. The game between Pleasanton and the host Badgers ended with 1:46 on the clock and the Eagles holding a 64-63 lead. Coaches from both teams agreed to end the contest after […]

Poteet FFA Broadcasting

  Jeff Kennedy | Poteet ISD   The Poteet FFA Broadcasting team traveled to Jourdanton on November 14 to participate in the Wintergarden FFA district contest and placed 1st place out of 8 teams advancing them to compete at the area level.  The Area X FFA contest was held on Monday, November 21 in Kingsville.  They competed against the top […]

Richard Powell

Richard Larry Powell of San Antonio, passed away Saturday, December 3, 2016 at the age of 68.  He was born in San Antonio to Lawrence J. Powell and Doris Henry Griesenbeck on November 6, 1948.  Richard is survived by his mother, Doris Griesenbeck of San Antonio; son, Richard Larry Powell, Jr. of Pottsboro; brother, Terry Powell and wife Susan of […]

LeRoy Bowren

  LeRoy W. Bowren of San Antonio died Monday, November 28, 2016 at the age of 79.  He was born in Charlotte on June 23, 1937 to Worley LeRoy and Essie (Franks) Bowren.  LeRoy is survived by his son, John Fulbright of Ogallala, Nebraska; brother, J.R. Krause of Spring and sisters, Gwendolyn Roberts and Connie Rakowitz both of Pleasanton. LeRoy […]

Guy Scogin Jr.

  Guy Edward “Ed” Scogin, Jr age 87, of Jourdanton, Texas, passed away Thursday, December 1, 2016 in Pleasanton, Texas. He was born Sunday, September 8, 1929 to Guy and Beulah (Nicklebur) Scogin, Sr. Guy is survived by his wife, Joan (Yow) Scogin; son, Tony Scogin and wife Shirley and daughters, Deborah Dugosh, Cindy Scallorn and husband Jim, Becky Martin […]

John Krueger

  John Krueger, age 54, passed away peacefully on December 1, 2016 in San Antonio. He is survived by his wife Sharon; daughters Kendra Krueger and Kaylynn Janysek and her husband Adam and their two children Carsyn and Addysyn.  He is also survived by his brother Alfred Krueger and his wife Susan of Karnes City; his sister Katherine Doreck and […]

Reyes Campos

  Mr. Reyes G. Campos was called to his eternal rest on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 in San Antonio. He was a lifelong resident of Charlotte. Big Rey or Reyo, as he was affectionately called, was born in San Diego, on May 19, 1955 to Guadalupe and Carolina Campos. Reyo was well known for his story telling and cooking skills, […]

Henry Salinas

Henry Salinas, age 76, of Pleasanton, Texas, passed away Wednesday, November 30, 2016 in San Antonio, Texas.  He was born in Charlotte, Texas to Santiago and Herlinda (Ortiz) Salinas. He is survived by his companion, Connie Rodriguez; sons, Henry Mike Salinas and wife Pandy, Gilbert Salinas and wife Annette, and Daniel Salinas, and daughters, Barbara A. Herrera and husband Orelio, […]

Jimmie Mikolajczyk

  Jimmie Dell Mikolajczyk, age 87, of Poteet, passed away Friday, December 2, 2016.  She was born to J.T. and Martha (Paul) Boothe.    A highly-respected teacher of 32 years, she was also an Atascosa County Commissioner, and a life- long resident of the Poteet, Texas area.  She first taught at the Tank Hollow School near Poteet, where she met […]

MarY Leatherwood

  Memorial services for Mrs. Mary Louise (Cupp) Leatherwood, 93, former resident of Pleasanton and Angleton, will be held at St. Paul’s Methodist Church in Houston at 11a.m. on December 16, 2016.  The family graveside service and interment were at Macedonia-Hix Baptist Church Cemetery, Caldwell, Texas on November 27. Mary Louise died Thursday, November 24, at Houston Hospice.  She was […]