Celebrate Diez y Seis in Atascosa County


Diez y Seis celebrations will be taking place on Saturday, Sept. 16, at St. Andrew Catholic Church and St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church. The parish of St. Andrew in Pleasanton will hold their 6th annual celebration at the Parish Hall. This year’s Queen candidates are Aubrianna Carver, Marina Elizabeth Gene George and Samantha Elizabeth Shows. Admission is free. The […]

Poteet breaks ground on new library

A dream for the city of Poteet will soon become a reality as city officials and members of the community broke ground on the new Poteet Public Library on Monday, Aug. 21. Driving down Avenue H in Poteet will soon have a different view as construction takes place and is completed. Residents of Poteet arrived to show their support at […]

E-Edition 09-06-2017

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John Driver

  John Driver John Driver, well known south Texas oil and gas man died after a short illness in San Angelo, Texas on August 15, 2017. John was born on April 2, 1944 in Seminole to Elmer and Olaine Driver. He grew up and attended school in Seminole, Texas. Upon receiving special permission from his parents, he enlisted in the […]

Larry Akers Jr.

  Larry Akers Jr.  Mr. Larry C. Akers, Jr. of Leming passed away on Thursday, August 31 at the age of 73. Larry was born in Seguin to L.C. and Melba (Meyers) Akers on Oct. 24, 1943. Larry is survived by his son, Bubba Akers and wife Maryann, daughter, Elonda Akers, grandchildren, Samantha Akers and Katlan Akers, and numerous nieces, […]

Patricia Craig

Patricia Craig Patricia Ann Craig of San Antonio, passed away Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at the age of 61.  She was born September 19, 1955 in San Antonio to George Kenneth, Sr. and Clara Lee (Boone) Grimes. Patricia is survived by her loving husband, John Craig of San Antonio; sons, John Craig, Jr. of La Vernia, Jason Allen Craig of […]

Jevon Santos football

Trojans hold off San Marcos Academy

The Charlotte football team picked up a win in its season opener after holding off San Marcos Academy on Friday. The Bears scored a touchdown with 2:14 remaining, but Charlotte hung on for a 27-24 victory at Trojan Field. Cameron Orduna and Jevon Santos each had two touchdowns to lead the Trojans. SMA led 7-0 after the first quarter before […]

Local 4-Hers go to state


Darrell Andrus 100

Indians trounce Poteet in opener

Jourdanton's Andrus picks up 100th career win

The Jourdanton football team scored 33 unanswered points to start the game en route to a blowout win over Poteet to open the season. Indians coach Darrell Andrus picked up his 100th career win with the 33-14 victory at Indian Stadium on Friday. “Winning your 100th game is a good feeling, but you also sit down and think about how […]

Boots on the Ground

Operation Gulf Rescue   While Atascosa County was focused on helping the thousands of people that would be displaced, our local law enforcement had the safety of affected communities on their minds. As the world watched Hurricane Harvey rage on the Texas Gulf Coast, residents of Atascosa County and local law enforcement began to work on a plan of post-disaster […]