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 […]

Kenneth Hoffman named Honorary Grower

When you speak to Poteet Strawberry growers a name that seems to pass their lips on a consistent basis is Kenneth Hoffman. Mr. Hoffman passed away last year, April 18, 2016 at the age of 95, just a few weeks after the festival. Mr. Hoffman had farmed for years when in the early 1950’s he decided to start growing strawberries […]

Emmie Rankin

  Emmie Rankin Emmie Rankin of Charlotte, Texas passed away at the age of 92 years on March 26, 2017. She was born February 6, 1925 in Nordheim, Texas to Chris and Annabelle Warwas. Emmie is survived by three sons, Cecil Rankin and wife Margie of Bigfoot, Ronnie Rankin and wife Lynn of Poteet and Gerald Rankin and wife Sherry […]

Adelina Ramirez

  Adelina Ramirez Adelina Treviño Ramirez, born on October 31, 1930 in Poteet Tx was called to be with the Lord on March 31, 2017 at the age of 86. She was a faithful servant of Jesus Christ, as a devout Catholic. She was the oldest of 5 and the only daughter. All born during the Depression from 1930 to […]

Barbara Smithwick

  Barbara Smithwick Mrs. Barbara Ortiz Smithwick was born December 4, 1919 in Oakville, Texas. She was raised in Three Rivers, Texas. Barbara was a pioneer in her time, which traveled by horse and wagon and in the latest model cars. Her first and only airplane ride was from Corpus Christi, Texas to Houston, Texas. She provided for her children […]

Drugs, cash seized on Main

Officers of the Pleas-anton Police Department executed a search warrant on the 900 block of Main St. and made a significant discovery. Jonothan Vaughn, 47, was charged with possession of a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school. After a lengthy investigation, over $8K in cash in US currency was seized, along with cocaine on Thursday, March 30 around […]

Juan Pacheco

  Juan Pacheco Juan Pacheco of San Antonio passed away Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at the age of 71. He was born in Christine on June 23, 1945 to Doroteo, Jr. and Rita (Garcia) Pacheco. Juan started working as a projectionist with the Trail and Leon Theaters in Pleasanton, Texas after high school and in 1973 he moved to San […]

Billie Jane Murie

  Billie Jane Murie Billie Jane Murie of Pleasanton, passed away on Saturday, April 1,2017 at the age of 83. She was born on March 22,1934 in San Antonio. Billie was raised in Pleasanton. She married in San Antonio where she lived and had her family. She later moved to Laredo. Billie was a Sr Vice President and head cashier […]

Casanova Florez

  Casanova Florez Casanova Lorenzo Florez of Pleasanton, passed away Thursday, March 30, 2017 at the age of 21. He was born in San Antonio on August 14, 1995 to Casanoba Florez and Debbie Coronado. Casanova is survived by his father, Casanoba Florez; grandmother, Anita Coronado and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. He is preceded in death by his […]


Atascosa County 4-H Roundup and Share the Fun was held on March 2, 2017 at the Agrilife Extension Office in Leming. Participating were (l to r) Chloe Jackson, her dog Omega, and Isaac Kumaus from LaParita 4-H Club; Stayton Hagen, Kendall Hagen, Holden Hagen, Ethan Ayala and Ely Rankin all from Mesquite 4-H Club; Christian Cumpian from LaParita 4-H Club; […]

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