Jose Reyes

Jose Reyes Jose Margarito Reyes, age 62, of Pleasanton, passed away at his residence Monday, December 19, 2016.  He is survived by his wife, Jean Stokes; mother, Valentina (Martinez) Vela; sons, Joey Reyes, Joseph Almeida and Jesse Reyes, and daughters, Rachel Reyes, Isabel Huerta and husband Anthony, Cheyenne Guerrero and Brianna Reyes. Jose is also survived by his brothers, Noe […]

Thomas Hubka

  Thomas Hubka Thomas Ray Hubka, age 69, of Campbellton, passed away at his residence Sunday, December 25, 2016 in Campbellton.  He is survived by his wife, Martha Lee Hubka; son, Joseph Howard Hubka and wife Debora of Whitsett; nephews, Wayne Hubka and wife Eileen of Campbellton and John Curtis Hubka and wife Sonya also of Campbellton, and granddaughter, Madison […]

Travis Longley

  Travis Longley Travis E. Longley of Jourdanton passed away Saturday, December 24, 2016 at the age of 94.  He was born in Meadow on August 15, 1922 to George Franklin and Annie Lou (Beall) Longley.  Travis had traveled to nearly every state.  He loved to fish and enjoyed baking, especially baking bread for people. Travis was active in Floresville […]

Rev. Gerald Harvey

  Rev. Gerald Harvey Rev. Gerald Lee Harvey was welcomed into the Lord’s home on Christ’s birthday, December 25, 2016.  Jerry was born on June 1st, 1939 in Robstown, the only son of a beautiful Christian couple, Howard Wayne and Mildred Palmer Harvey.  He grew up in Goliad  near his Magee and Ferrel first cousins, all of whom were loyal […]

Burnie Mazur

  Burnie Mazur Welcomed in the arms of Jesus, Burnie J. Mazur, born October 28, 1936 to Burnie A. and Bessie Mazur, passed December 21, 2016 in Pleasanton, Texas.  He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Mildred Mazur, of Pleasanton; son, Scott Mazur and wife Debbie of Rockport; brothers, Edward Mazur and wife Evelyn of Orange Grove, and […]

Estelle Heiser

Estelle Heiser Estelle Lillian Heiser, age 91 of Pearsall, Texas passed away Thursday, December 22, 2016, in Pearsall. She was born in Charlotte, Texas on December 17, 1925 to parents, Albert and Louise (Odlozelik) Vrana. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Willie Gus “Bill” Heiser; son, Gussie DeWayne Heiser; brothers, Adolf, Albin, Edward, Anton and Albert Vrana; […]

Historically Speaking……

Barbara Morris Westbrook Atascosa County Historical Commission Chair   “The current Official Texas Historical Marker program dates to 1962 and it has been a popular means for interpreting local and state history and encouraging heritage tourism for more than four decades. There are now more than 16,000 state historical markers in Texas.” (Texas Historical Commission, Subject markers honor the […]

Poteet experiencing contractor issues

A special meeting of the Poteet City Council was called on Tuesday, December 27, at 4 p.m. In attendance were Mayor Richard Tuttle and council members Estella Rocha and Nicholas Sanchez. Absent from the meeting were Rosalinda De La Fuente, Denise Sanchez and Albert Treviño. This is the second special called meeting missed by the three absent council members which […]

Reyna, Perez named Employees of the Year

City of Pleasanton employees were honored at their yearly Christmas dinner held December 16 at the Pleasanton Civic Center. City Manager Johnny Huizar complimented the council and staff in his opening remarks. He highlighted the major water project with service extension from the Halpin Well off of FM 476 to Hwy. 97 near IH 37, citing the savings of $1.075 […]

Search for Childers

Local police departments are assisting other law enforcement agencies in search of an escaped criminal who was in custody of a Live Oak County sheriff’s deputy. Jake Childers escaped from a Live Oak County Sheriff’s patrol unit near the Live Oak County Jail in George West on Christmas Eve. After escaping, police say he stole a truck and guns from […]