Be the match – please register if you can


A husband of a classmate of mine is being treated at MD Anderson and they are trying to get his cancer to go into remission so he can be admitted into a CAR-T study – type of stem cell transplant. He found out that his siblings are only a 50 percent match as is his daughter. They are now applying […]

Sherry’s sells winning scratch off

You have to play to win and for one local citizen who bought a $10 scratch off ticket Sunday, February 5 at Sherry’s convenient store in Pleasanton did just that. This citizen purchased a million dollar winner at 8:30 that morning. Congratulations!    

House fire claims one

Officer Timothy Sawicki was dispatched to the residence of Yolanda and Edward Benavides on January 31 at 8:46 p.m. for a structure fire in progress. According to County Fire Marshal Todd Perna, the fire was determined to have started in a corner bedroom. When Officer Sawicki arrived at 914 Marion in Jourdanton, there were family members from adjacent homes trying […]

Water district board hears sand mine concerns

The Evergreen Underground Water Conservation District (EUWCD) board of directors listened to two residents’ concerns over a proposed frac sand mine processing plant in Atascosa and Bexar counties at a meeting Jan. 27. Annabel Salinas, McCoy Water Supply office manager, spoke in hopes the board would shed light on the water demand and requested permit amounts for these wells. She […]

Atascosa County Judge and Commissioners Attend AgriLife Conference

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William Lamb

  William Lamb William O (Bill) Lamb went to his heavenly home on Friday February 3, 2017 in Hico TX at the age of 82. Bill is survived by his wife, Loretta (Lorie) of Hico; daughter and son-in-law, Deborah and Kent Carpenter of Hico; son and wife, Robert Lamb and Sheila Foust of Fredericksburg; grandchildren,Oren Lamb, McKenna Lamb, Ethan Foust-Lamb […]

Irma Timms

  Irma Timms Irma M. Timms born on September 8, 1940 in Premont, Texas went to be with the Lord on February 3, 2017 at the age of 76. She is preceded in death by her parents Manuel and Epitacia Munoz and sibling. Survivors include her beloved husband Charles S. Timms, loving son Charles A. Timms, siblings Nelda M. Cardenas, […]

Yolanda Benavides

  Yolanda Benavides Yolanda Benavides, age 68, passed away on January 31, 2017 at her home in Jourdanton. Yolanda was born on July 13, 1948 in San Antonio. Yolanda married the love of her life and best friend, Ernest R. Benavides, on June 22, 1968, and was expecting to celebrate 49 years of marriage later this year. After Ernest’s enlistment […]

Rita Krpec

  Joseph Adams Joseph Gator Adams, age 68, of Poteet, passed away Monday, January 30, 2017 in Jourdanton. He is survived by his wife, Mary B. (Topper) Adams of Poteet; granddaughter, Ashley Dodd and husband Anthoney of Killeen; grandson, Hunter Strachen of Clarksville, Georgia; great-grandson, Colbey Dodd of Killeen, and great-granddaughter, Raelin Dodd of Killeen. Joseph is also survived by […]

Poteet HS Auto Tech students advance to state

The Poteet High School Automotive Technology chapter of Skills USA brought home the hardware. They will be sending three students to the state competition in Corpus Christi, on April 6-9. The Skills USA competition begins in January each year with a Hands-on Competition in the students’ chosen fields. Event 1: Career Pathways Showcase 1st Place- Mario Balderas Jr. and Sean […]


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