Masquerade Ball raises $45K for Children’s Alliance

Children are among the most vulnerable and fragile in society. Too often, their innocence is taken away and they experience physical and emotional pain that no one should endure. The Children’s Alliance of South Texas (CAST), a Child Advocacy Center, provides services to children who are suspected victims of sexual abuse, physical abuse, neglect and for children who have witnessed […]

Eisenhauer and Kiser place in Calf Scramble

Agrilife Extension   Weston Eisenhauer and Hunter Kiser stand with Dale Rankin, Atascosa County Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources, after the 4-H members successfully participated in the San Antonio Livestock Show and Rodeo’s Calf Scramble event. The Calf Scramble takes place during each rodeo performance with the exception of the Finals. In the Calf Scramble, 4-H and FFA members […]

Frank Hollingsworth

  Frank Hollingsworth Frank Herman Hollingsworth, 86, of Bayfield, Colorado, passed away on February 12, 2017 in Pagosa Springs, Colorado. He was born in Pleasanton, Texas, on February 13, 1930, to Carl Hollingsworth and Sallie Jane Burmeister. He graduated from Pleasanton High School in 1947. He received a degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Texas in Austin. Frank […]

Fernando Sharman

  Fernando Sharman Fernando Guy Sharman of San Antonio, passed away Friday, February 17, 2017 at the age of 41. He was born August 28, 1975 in San Antonio to Richard Guy Sharman and Rosemary Rodriguez. He is survived by his father, Richard Sharman and step-mom, Kimberly; mother, Rosemary Rodriguez; son, Hayden Sharman; brothers, Michael Sharman, Richard Sharman, Jr., Jonathon […]

John Tatum Sr.

  John Tatum Sr. John Burnette Tatum, Sr. of Poteet passed away, Saturday, February 18, 2017 at the age of 70. He was born January 19, 1947 in San Antonio to George Burnette and Sybil Joyce (Willis) Tatum. John is survived by his loving wife, Carolyn Ann Tatum of Poteet; daughter, Darleen Miller and husband Jerry of Von Ormy; son, […]

Fidencio Jimenes

  Fidencio Jimenes Fidencio “Jim” Jimenes went to be with our Lord on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. He was born on September 7, 1933 to Estevan and Anita Ximenez. Fidencio is preceded in death by parents; sons, Roy, Roger Jimenes; sister, Angie Runnells. He is survived by his wife of 58 ½ years, Mary Jimenes; children, Melissa Shafer (Paul), Melinda […]

William Beckham

  William Beckham William M. Beckham died peacefully in his home on February 13, 2017. He was born to Will V. and Edna Beckham on June 24, 1933. He is preceded in death by his wife Shirley Ann. His career was spent at Kelly Air Force Base. Earlier in his life he was a motorcycle enthusiast and past president of […]

Atascosa County Judge’s Report

Did you receive a package or letter this week from UPS, FedEx, or USPS?  Did you know that they were able to find you by the efforts of the Atascosa 911 Office?  Linda Foster runs this office for the county and does an outstanding job.  Much of our funding for this work and the 911 Dispatch comes through grants from […]

Chief Priest’s Weekly Update

It was a whopper of a “felony arrests & recover stolen vehicles” week. In all we had six adult arrests for a total of four felony charges, one misdemeanor charge, and the serving of five felony and two misdemeanor warrants.  These arrests also included the recovery of three stolen vehicles; one motorcycle and two pickup trucks.  All three were recovered […]

Schedule for bulky trash pick up

It’s that time again for bulky trash pick up. Pick up for area 1 will begin on March 20 and run through March 24. Areas west of Bryant St. and north of Oaklawn St. can begin placing bulky trash on their curb side on March 6. Area 2 pick up will begin March 27 and run through March 31. Areas […]