POTEET—Chris Rodriguez’s prayers were answered. The Poteet junior guard knocked down an off-balanced floater after an offensive rebound with seconds remaining to give the Aggies a thrilling 43-41 win over rival Pleasanton in front of a boisterous crowd Jan. 31 at Poteet High School. “The team just trusted me to make a good shot, and I sank it,” said Rodriguez, […]

Eusevia Treviño

  Eusevia Treviño Maria Eusevia Arguijo Treviño, 85, peacefully passed away, Saturday, February 4, 2017 after a five year battle with cancer. She was surrounded by her family. Eusevia was born December 16, 1931, in Coughran, Texas. She was a devoted mother of 12 whose firm foundation in Christ allowed her to selflessly lead her family with the utmost strength […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Atascosa County Judge and Commissioners Attend AgriLife Conference


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 […]

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 […]

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!