Betty Jo Newman

Betty Jo Newman Betty Jo (Walker) Newman peacefully went to be with the Lord on October 21, 2017 at the age of 92.  She was born to Cordie and Jesse Norman Walker in Boswell, Oklahoma on August 10, 1925. Betty Jo was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters and her loving husband Ancel Newman who coached and taught […]

Reynaldo Sambrano

Reynaldo Sambrano Reynaldo Ramos Sambrano of Charlotte, passed away October 17, 2017 at the age of 61.  He was born August 4, 1956 in Pearsall to Encarnacion, Sr. and Jesusa (Ramos) Sambrano. Reynaldo is survived by his girlfriend, Rita Alvarado; sons, Joe Robert Sambrano, Shawn David Sambrano and Ana Flores-Sambrano and Ray Sambrano; daughters, Lydia Sambrano-Martinez and Isaac Martinez, Anita […]

Santos Garcia

Santos Garcia Santos Garcia, age 73 of Pleasanton, passed away October 21, 2017.  She was born in Tilden on November 1, 1943 to Alejandro, Sr. and Maria (De Leon) Garcia.  Santos loved her grandgaughters and was known for her quick and enjoyment of gardening. Santos is survived by her son Richard (Gabriela) Garcia and granddaughters Reina Sofia and Emma Valentina; […]

Juanita Hayden

Juanita Hayden Juanita Elizabeth Hayden, born October 10, 1943 in Galveston, Texas, passed away Tuesday, October 17, 2017 in Soccoro, New Mexico. She is survived by her husband of over 50 years Travis W. Hayden, Jr., daughter Kristina Hayden-Bustamonte of Los Angeles, California, son Travis W. Hayden, III of Trumbull, Connecticut, grandchildren Micaela Hayden and Victoria Hayden of California and […]

Donald Depril

Donald Depril Donald Dean Depril, age 85 of Pleasanton, passed away Monday, October 16, 2017.  He was born September 1, 1932 in Caseyville, Illinois to Raymond and Lucille (Grissom) Depril. Donald retired as Master Sergeant with the United States Air Force after 22 years of service.  Upon retiring Donald went to trade school where he became a machinist.  He loved […]

Jack Duren

Jack Duren Jack Kenneth Duren of Jourdanton, passed away October 16, 2017 at the age of 83.  He was born January 21, 1934 in Laredo to Abner and Anna Mae (Young) Duren.  Jack was a rancher, a heavy equipment operator, a stock broker and spent over 30 years teaching for Jourdanton, Poteet and Charlotte ISD’s. Jack is survived by his […]

Arcilia Villalobos

Arcilia Villalobos Arcilia “Arcie” Ambriz Villalobos, 64, of Poteet, Texas, was born Wednesday, October 21, 1953 to Eluteria G. and Jesus C. Ambriz in Pleasanton, Texas. She met her Lord on Saturday, October 21, 2017.  Her passing was very sudden and has left family and friends with great loss. Arcilia entered into a loving and happy marriage of 44 years […]

Josephine Perez

Josephine Perez Josephine Perez, age 72, of Pleasanton, passed away Monday, October 23, 2017 in Jourdanton. She was born Tuesday, April 24, 1945 to Elijio and Marcelina Martinez. She is survived by her daughter, Anna Lisa B. Alvarez and Eddie Jimenez of Pleasanton; sons, Jesus Bosquez and wife Alida of Charlotte and Joe David Bosquez of Floresville; brothers, Valentin Martinez […]

Stella Leal

Stella Leal Stella Leal of Jourdanton, passed away October 23, 2017 at the age of 77.  She was born in Coughran on September 6, 1940 to Manuel Sanchez and Josefina (Charo) Leal. Our dear loving sister was a very caring and generous person; not only for her family and friends, but also for the members of the local congregations of […]

Charlotte Band advances


Wow, it has been 13 years since the Charlotte High School Band was selected for Area Marching Competition. The last time the Charlotte High School band advanced was under the direction of Mr. Ralph Unger, the current Director of Bands at Pleasanton High School. The Charlotte High School Band did excellent at the Region Contest in Hondo, on Saturday, Oct. […]