Dotson, Gonzales, Coronado arrested in Jourdanton bust


On Tuesday, Jourdanton police officers executed a search warrant in the 700 block of Mulberry St. Inside the house, officers located a substantial amount of methamphetamine, heroin, marijuana and prescription painkillers. In addition, they found scales, packaging material and other items consistent with the trafficking of illegal narcotics. Joshua Dotson, Stephanie Gonzales and Michael Coronado were arrested on scene each […]

Classifieds 01-24-18

Sheriff’s Office makes more burglary arrests


On Jan. 9, Deputy Sheriff J.D. Ruiz was dispatched to the 4000 block of Eichman Road, northwest of Poteet for a possible burglary of a residence. Deputy Ruiz and the residents noticed that there was property missing as well as vandalism in the home. Deputy Ruiz located some shoe prints outside the residence and followed them to a fence on […]

Stock show to be held in Tilden

FREE Auction begins at 2 p.m. Sat.

It is time again for the McMullen County Livestock Show. It will be held this Friday and Saturday, January 26-27. Since 1990, the Tilden Livestock Scholarship Association has awarded over 120 scholarships totaling over $208,000 to graduates of McMullen County High School. The purpose of the organization is 100% charitable. In addition to awarding scholarships, the Tilden Livestock Scholarship Association […]

Atascosa County Judge’s Report


I hope everyone made it through the icy weather.  I made what I felt was a difficult decision to close non – essential county operations. Tuesday, we had 50 to 100 prospective jurors scheduled to be interviewed as well as our normal business.  Ice on south Texas roads is a scary thing and I wanted to make certain that we […]

E-edition 01-24-18

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Stock shows supported


This is youth livestock show season and Atascosa County’s is over. While we haven’t heard the final numbers yet, I am hoping they are in line with – or above – 2017’s show. Our staff was there to capture photos of the different projects throughout the week and to snap more photos of the grand champion and reserve grand champion […]

Chief Priest’s Weekly Report


Greetings from Lytle PD! A team of professionals dedicated to not only serving and protecting this community but also doing our part to ensure the success of the restaurants and donut shops.  So what have we been up to this past week? Looks like our officers conducted 47 traffic stops, of those 26 resulted in citations being issued and 21 […]

Caldwell’s steer brings $11,100 at stock show


Bidding $11,100 on Mesquite 4-Her Aayilah Caldwell’s Grand Champion Steer were, left to right: Bob Price, Price Chevrolet/Lightning Fast Car Wash; Brad Wiechring, Alpha Machine; Chris Jenschke, Forage Specialties; Sherry Gaydos, Gaydos Construction; Larry Post, Walmart; Josh Powell, Powell Livestock; Tim Swan, Mac Haik Southway Ford; Ryan Morlock, Pursch Motors, Inc.; Stephen Wilson, MTW (step-father); Orlando Ortega, Glazers Beer and […]

Winter and common sense


South Texas in recent weeks has gotten a pretty good taste of cold winter weather, at least by our standards, but much of the world regularly sees much worse than we did with our hard freezes and icy roads.  And I have seen some pretty cold winter weather in my lifetime. When I was a little kid living in Chicago […]

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