Jourdanton Holds Athletics Banquet


SB4 Ending Sanctuary Cities

Austin and most parts of Texas have been abuzz lately about the idea of doing away with so-called “Sanctuary Cities”, a description that mayors and other leaders in certain areas have used when describing their cities as a safe place for illegal immigrants to live and work without fear of being deported. While the Capitol is always a flurry of […]

Poteet Council meets May 2

The regular monthly meeting of the Poteet City Council was held on Tuesday, May 2. Many items were discussed along with city council member Denise Sanchez putting another item on the agenda regarding the job performance of Poteet Police Department Chief Bruce Hickman. Approximately 10 of his employees attended the meeting and many spoke in favor of the chief. William […]

Delgado Ks 10, Eagles romp past Lyle 12-4 in bi-district

Facing a one-game playoff Friday against Lytle, Pleasanton baseball coach Jeff Niemietz chose Derek Delgado to lead the Eagles on the mound. Delgado certainly did not disappoint. The junior lefty allowed one earned run and three hits as Pleasanton blew out the Pirates 12-4 in their bi-district matchup at the Eagle Complex. “I got more confident as the game went […]


  RICHARD VALDEZ Richard Valdez joined our Heavenly Father on May 4, 2017 at the age of 72. Richard was born May 7, 1944. He lived a humble life and was an extremely hard worker. Richard, a realism artist, received his early training in the commercial art arena. This training created a combination of a strong sensitivity and a discipline […]

Seferino Sanchez Jr.

  Seferino Sanchez Jr. Seferino Tover Sanchez, Jr. age 71, of Floresville, passed away Saturday, May 6, 2017 in Jourdanton. He was a hard working man who enjoyed gardening, fishing, eating sweets and caring for his chickens and pigeons. Seferino especially enjoyed being with his family. He is survived by his children, Frank Sanchez and wife Terry, Gilbert Sanchez, Nora […]

Roy M. Peña

  Roy M. Peña Roy M. Peña, born March 21, 1963 and passed away May 4, 2017 at the age of 54. Mr. Peña is survived by his mother, Simona Peña; step father, Asencion Chapa; brothers, Alex Machado and wife Diana, Ruben Peña and wife Rachel; sister, Gloria Zamora; nieces and nephews, Jordan Nicole Peña, Tyler Roxanne Peña, Ally Aguilar, […]

Opal Wilson

  Opal Wilson Opal R. Wilson, age 93 of Pearsall, passed away peacefully on May 3, 2017 with her family at her side. Opal was born in Poteet on December 13, 1923 to parents James Thomas Royal and Dovie (Wall) Royal. She is preceded in death by her husband, John W. Adams; her parents; sisters, Bernice Crocker and Doris Wallace […]

Ernest Benavides Jr.

Ernest Benavides Jr. Ernest R. Benavides, Jr., born on January 20, 1969, died peacefully surrounded by his family on April 26, 2017. Ernest was a 1987 graduate of Jourdanton High School. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1989 where he found brotherhood in the 82nd Airborne and was assigned as a combat medic. He was deployed in support of […]

Unofficial Election Results

Following are the unofficial results from the election held Saturday, May 6, 2017.   Poteet School Board   Place 1: Rocky Wilson 469 Place 1: Bart Oropeza 428 Place 2: Albert Garza 475 Place 2: Matt Huggins 52 Place 2: Barbara Reyes 386   Poteet City Council   Mayor: Albert Treviño 292 Mayor: Richard Tuttle 263 Place 4: Susanna Perez […]