Capital murder trial coming to Atascosa County


The Atascosa County Courthouse will soon see a start of a busy summer with a capital murder case set to start on August 1 and a few murder trials set to begin as early as next month. Shawn Ruiz Puente and Jenevieve Ramos were charged with the capital murder of San Antonio Police Officer Robert Deckard. Deckard was in pursuit […]

Community speaks in support of Poteet Chief

Erika Vela Special Assignments Editor Citizens of Poteet showed up by the numbers in support of Poteet Police Department’s Chief Bruce Hickman at the monthly city council meeting on Tuesday, April 4. After word spread about a meeting agenda item calling for the reassignment and possible demotion of Hickman from police chief to patrolman, members of the community came forward […]

Four officers receive recognition

Erika Vela Special Assignments Editor Pleasanton Police Chief Ronald Sanchez recognized four police officers for their heroic efforts during the regular city council meeting on Thursday, February 23. Officer Christopher Trevino assisted in a vehicle fire at the Bourdeaux Apartments on Thursday, January 26. The vehicle that was engulfed in flames was parked less than 20 ft. from the apartment […]


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