County animal control facility construction to begin

Atascosa County will begin construction in April on a much-needed animal control facility, northwest of Jourdanton on FM 162. Atascosa County Judge Bob Hurley stated that the need for this shelter has been on his heart since his days on the Pleasanton City Council. He said that when he became county judge, he made this shelter a top priority. “I […]

Sand Mining of Texas scheduled to meet with public on Thursday

Atascosa and Bexar County residents are invited to a public forum Thursday, March 23, to share their questions with Sand Mining of Texas representatives. The public forum will be hosted by “Not Just Dust-Bruce Rd.” and is set to begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Poteet VFW Hall on Highway 16. Sand Mining of Texas is the company planning to […]

Mayor Tuttle raps his gavel

An agenda item brought about by Poteet City Council member, Albert Treviño, caused a stir in the March 7 regular city meeting. The agenda item was about whether Poteet Police Chief Bruce Hickman has obtained a Master Peace Officer certification. Treviño alleged the city council and Hickman were in agreement of a requirement to have training complete for that certification […]

Stephanie Stumpe

Stephanie Stumpe Mrs. Stephanie Stumpe passed away on Saturday, March 18 at the age of 89. Stephanie was born in Germany to Jorge and Marie Hausdorf in 1927. She was a longtime resident of Jourdanton, and an active member of St. Matthew Catholic Church until her move to San Antonio in 2013. She is survived by her sons, Karl Kroner […]

Dora Montgomery

  Dora Montgomery Dora Velma Montgomery, age 95, of Pleasanton passed away Monday, March 13, 2017. She was born in Pleasanton, October 5, 1921 to Cornelius and Lucy (Ross) Jackson. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, March 24 at 1st United Methodist Church, 420 N. Main Street, Pleasanton. Interment will follow in Jacobs Chapel Cemetery, in Pleasanton. […]

Fernando Figueroa

  Fernando Figueroa Fernando P. Figueroa of Charlotte, Texas passed away on Friday, March 17 at the age of 69. Fernando was born on June 22, 1947 to Andres Figueroa and Marguerita Patlan Figueroa. He is survived by his loving wife, Janie Figueroa; sons, Andy and Adam Figueroa; daughter, Angie Martinez; brothers, Inasio and Oscar Duran, and his grandchildren, Paisley […]

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 […]

Delfina Mejia

  Delfina Mejia Delfina Mejia, 84, passed away Tuesday, March 14, 2017 in Poteet, Texas. She was born in Poteet to Alberto Martinez, Sr. and Trine (Cervantes) Martinez. She is preceded in death by her husband, David Raymond Mejia; parents, Alberto Martinez, Sr. and Trine (Cervantes) Martinez, and brothers, Manuel Martinez, Sr. and Alberto Martinez, Jr. Delfina is survived by […]

Margaret Carrington

  Margaret Carrington Margaret Rodgers Carrington of Pleasanton, passed away, Friday, March 17, 2017 at the age of 92. She was born in San Antonio on February 3, 1925 to Emmett Irving and Sara Elizabeth (Brashear) Rodgers. She was a proud member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Margaret is survived by her loving husband of 70 years, Wade […]

Amelia Castillo

  Amelia Castillo Amelia Castillo, age 73, of San Antonio, and formerly of Pleasanton, passed away Thursday, March 16, 2017 in San Antonio. She was born in Charlotte, and enjoyed shopping, yard work, gardening and dressing up. Amelia always enjoyed attending parties, playing bingo and dominos. She loved being with her family, especially her grandchildren. She is survived by her […]


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