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 […]

Cowboy Homecoming spices up tradition with Turn N Burn

Cowboy Homecoming and Turn N Burn collide to make one spectacular event for the whole family, March 9-11, at the Atascosa River Park. The emphasis is on FREE, fun, friends, feasting and festivities for all ages. Thursday Entrance is free to the Atascosa River Park, Thursday, March 9 through Saturday, March 11. The carnival begins each night from 6:00 p.m. […]

Good cooks, better friends


Maria Navarrete

  Maria Navarrete Maria Torivia Navarrete passed away March 5, 2017 in San Antonio. She was born in Tilden to Juan and Juanita (Delgado) Gonzales. She was a thoughtful caring person, who was loved by many. She loved music, dancing, cooking, the outdoors and her pets, Max and Pepito. She loved her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and her many relatives and […]

Ruben Talamantez

  Ruben Talamantez Ruben L. Talamantez entered The Lord’s Presence on Friday, February 10, 2017 in Pleasanton, Texas at the age of 82. He was born in Coughran, Texas to the late Ezequiel and Bicenta (Leal) Talamantez. He is survived by his wife, Olivia Talamantez; Children: Sylvia Rios (Raul), Rene Bridges, Roy Arguijo (Debbie), Ronnie Arguijo (Olivia), Ray Arguijo, Roland […]

Mary Beth Stebbins-Topp

  Mary Beth Stebbins-Topp Mary Beth Stebbins-Topp of Poteet passed away March 3, 2017 at the age of 68. She was born in Longview, Texas to Richard and Mary Ethel (Miller) Stebbins on October 22, 1948. Mary is survived by her loving husband, Alan M. Topp of Poteet and daughters, Tammy Harris Sisco and husband Michael of Kilgore, Texas and […]

Reynaldo Rodriguez Jr.

  Reynaldo Rodriguez Jr. Reynaldo Rodriguez, Jr. was born on December 25, 1925. He went to be with his Lord at the age of 91 on Monday, March 6, 2017. is survived by his loving wife of 69 years, Eufemia (Cornejo) Rodriguez; daughters, Estella Pacheco and husband Eusebio and Ida Cordova and husband Jesse; son, George Rodriguez; sisters, Beatrice Mendez […]

Dickey wins in Calf Scramble at San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo

The Calf Scramble was held on February 16, 2017 at the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo. Joseph Dickey of Jourdanton, Texas, received a $1,000 check for successfully catching a calf during the scramble. He is a member of Jourdanton FFA and enjoys playing sports. Dickey’s winnings will go towards purchasing a breeding animal of his choice to exhibit at […]

Chief Priest Weekly Update

I ’ll start with the overview of police activity this past week. We had a total of 56 service calls; some of the more common calls included 6 alarms, 3 vehicle collisions, and 4 vehicle lockouts.  On the traffic enforcement side 76 stops resulted in 110 class c charges. Three property crimes were reported to us last week, one was […]

Atascosa County Judge’s Report

T his week we are pleased to announce that the truck bypass is finished.  Signs are yet to come.  Many have said that this road was unnecessary.  I admit it could easily look that way.  Back to that in a moment.  The road connects from US Hwy 281 Business South and is called “Shale Road”.  It goes to CR 431 […]