Mae Justine Smith

  Mae Justine Smith Mae Justine Smith died peacefully in her home March 11, 2017. She was born to Edmund and Frances Arminta Bellinger on March 12, 1923. She is preceded in death by her husband, George Howard Smith and siblings Arminda Ulbrich, LeGrea Ulcak and Edmund (Butch) Bellinger, Jr. Justine married her husband George on August 15, 1954, they […]

Froylan Hernandez

  Froylan Hernandez Froylan Hernandez of Cotulla passed away, Saturday, March 4, 2017 at the age of 62. He was born in Tarimoro, Guanajuato Mexico on January 9, 1955 to Salvador and Audelia (Tirado) Hernandez. Froylan loved gardening, farming and raising his goats. He enjoyed watching the news and was always ready to lend a helping hand. Froylan’s greatest love […]

LD Hooge

LD Hooge LD Hooge, born April 3, 1930 passed away on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at the age of 86 years. Mr. Hooge is survived by his loving wife Carol Hooge; Son, Paul Hooge; Cousin, Will Hooge and Niece Judith Hooge; Long-time caregiver, Chonita Valdez; and neighbors Fred and Natalie. He was also survived by his three other sons and […]

Avery Pierce

  Avery Pierce Avery Marie Pierce, passed away Friday, March 3, 2017 in Campbellton, Texas. She was born in Jourdanton, Texas to Tina Murphee and Keith Everett Pierce. Avery is survived by her mother Tina Renee Murphree; grandmothers, Tammy Collins and Dorothy Manning; great grandparents, Dorothy Pierce and Robert and Colleen Collins; uncles, Kenneth W. Sallee, III and Kaleb Sherman; […]

Elijah Baker

  Elijah Baker Elijah Earl Baker of Belton passed away, March 7, 2017 at the age of 89. A longtime resident of Belton, “Earl” enjoyed his final years with his special and loving companion Robbie Jo Housewright until her passing in June of 2016. Mr. Baker was born on July 26, 1927 in Coryell County, Texas on a farm near […]

McNeill receives scholarship at SA

Recently the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo held their sixth annual Horse Skillathon. The Horse Skillathon is a contest for 4H and FFA students to demonstrate their knowledge about horses and the equine industry. In the contest, students compete in three different age divisions. Junior and Intermediate age divisions participate in a round of a written exam, followed by […]

Garza, Brauchle top finishers at Gallop 5K

PLEASANTON—The 38th annual Wild Bill Cowboy Gallop 5K took place Saturday in chilly and wet conditions at the Atascosa River Park as part of Cowboy Homecoming and Turn N Burn. Richard Garza finished first overall with a time of 17:23. Nichole Brauchle was the best female finisher, completing the run in 21:21. She was seventh overall. “I like the conditions. […]

Pleasanton High School BPA sends nine to Nationals

Pleasanton High School students attended the 2017 Business Professionals of America State Leadership Conference in Dallas, March 1-4. Pleasanton High School chapter members joined over 3,500 other conference delegates from across the state to participate in state level business skill competitions, general sessions, and the state officer candidate campaigns and elections. Qualifying for Nationals were: Natalie Carrasco, Kyla Llamas, Kaye […]

Congrats, Jourdanton bands

The Mighty Indian Concert Bands competed in the UIL Region XI Concert and Sight Reading Contest. The concert band, under the direction of Mr. Daniel Sharp, earned a Division 2 Excellent rating on stage and a Division 1 Superior rating in sight reading. Their program included “United Nations March” by King, “Redemption” by Galante and “Abracadabra” by Ticheli. The Wind […]

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