Jamie’s Ranch for Special Kids

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Special: a word that means so much more than the stereotypical meaning behind it. It is a word with various meanings: “distinguished by some unusual quality”; “readily distinguishable from others of the same category”; “designed for a particular purpose or occasion”; to name a few from Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary. The latter is a good definition to describe Jamie’s Ranch for […]

Larry Wheeler

Larry Wheeler Larry Dean Wheeler, born Aug. 3, 1946 in Poteet to Celestine and Elmo Wheeler. Larry went to Poteet High School and shortly thereafter started working at the TXDOT until he was drafted into the U.S. Army and served two years. Including one year in Vietnam after which he went back to work at TXDOT and retired after 35 […]

Arnold Griffin

Arnold Griffin Arnold Asa Griffin was born on November 21, 1930 in Alpine.  He went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on January 7, 2018 in San Antonio. He was raised in San Diego, Texas and graduated from San Diego High School in 1948.  He then attended and graduated from the University of Corpus Christi in 1952 […]

Doris Pfeil

Doris Pfeil Doris Alma Pfeil, 72, of Pleasanton, TX passed away peacefully at home and surrounded by family on Thursday, January 4, 2018. Doris was born in Shiner, TX on November 15, 1946; the youngest child of Willie and Alma (Flessner) Wieting. She and her family relocated to Houston, TX when she was a young child, but she continued to […]

Poteet Strawberry Festival Court

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On Saturday, Jan. 6 the Kappa Tau Sorority hosted the annual Poteet Strawberry Festival Tea, to choose the candidates for the 2018 Queen and King. This year’s candidates for Poteet Strawberry Festival Queen are, left to right, front row: Jayci Kennedy, Karen Ortega, Hannah Watts, Stephanie Harris and Brianna Camarillo. The candidates for this year’s Poteet Strawberry Festival King are, […]

Doris Collier

Doris Collier Doris M. Collier, age 71, entered into rest on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 in Del Rio, Texas. She was born on November 18, 1946 in Mexia, Texas. She was preceded in death by her parents, Benjamin and Evelyn McKinley, brother Fred McKinley. Left to cherish her memory is her husband of 46 years, William “Bud” Collier. Daughters Cheryl […]

Cruz Martinez

Cruz Martinez Cruz Martinez of San Antonio, passed away January 4, 2018 at the age of 99. She was born in Christine on May 3, 1918 to Pollio and Martina (Cho) Rodriguez. Cruz is survived by her sister, Esperanza Rodriguez; nephew, Ruben Rodriguez and friend, Rudy Riojas. She is preceded in death by her parents, Pollio and Martina Rodriguez. A […]

William Yapp

William Yapp  William C. Yapp, 78, of San Antonio, passed away in San Antonio on Friday January 5, 2018 Mr. Yapp was born February 14, 1939 in Portland, Oregon.  William was a retired Army MSG who served for 25 years.  He was a Vietnam Veteran.  He and his wife married August 24, 1993. He is survived by his wife, Joyce […]

Linda Usborne

Linda Usborne Linda Caballero Usborne (November 8, 1950 – December 19, 2017)  passed into her Lord’s loving embrace on Dec. 19, 2017 after a 5 year battle against cancer. Linda was born to Enrique (Henry) and Beatrice Caballero on Nov. 8, 1950 in Three Rivers, Texas; granddaughter of the late Hipolito and Paulita Cadena, lifelong residents of Campbellton, Texas.  After […]

Charlene Rice

Charlene Rice Charlene Westphal Rice, 89, of Poteet, Texas passed away on January 8, 2018 from a long battle with her health surrounded by her beloved family. Charlene is survived by her husband of 68 years, Joe Rice, who was always by her side and two daughters, Caron Tuttle and Dana Scott, and three granddaughters, Lauren Quincey, Erinn Walker, and […]


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