Lytle Chief of Police Richey Priest


I like to read. It’s something I’ve liked since childhood, and continued as an adult. I owe a lot of this to some excellent libraries available to me as I grew up. I don’t remember how old I was when I got my first library card, but I’m sure it was no later than third grade. My preferences are varied. […]

Poteet Strawberry Festival guarantees a groovy time

FREE Headliners have music for every taste

Lisa Luna Staff Writer The best in family entertainment, the 71st Annual Poteet Strawberry Festival is scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 13-15. The one-of-a-kind celebration offers an array of food, fun, arts and crafts, performances and music for everyone. Carnival Armband Night is Thursday from 6-10 p.m. Gate admission on Friday night is $5 per person. Friday is […]




FREE Puente trial enters punishment phase

Christelle Troell Staff Writer An Atascosa County jury found Shawn Ruiz Puente, 34, guilty of capital murder late Wednesday, March 21st, in the shooting death of San Antonio police officer Robert “Bobby” Deckard during a high speed chase through Atascosa County the night of Dec. 7, 2013. Puente and his co-defendant, Jenevieve Ramos, 28, were suspects in an armed robbery […]

Fire in Poteet

The Poteet Volunteer Fire Department and Pleasanton Volunteer Fire Department were on the scene of this garage/storage building fire near a home on FM 476 East. The fire occurred on March 22 and the Atascosa County Sheriff’s Department was also on the scene. Photo by J Garcia.

Gaitan sisters are ready for Easter


Sisters Gizelle and Arianna Gaitan practiced their Easter egg hunting skills at the Charlotte Middle School Spring Fest on Thursday. Gizelle, 8 years old, and Arianna, 4 months old, are the daughters of Katherine Gaitan of Charlotte. Please see page 8A for Easter services in the area. Photo by Rebecca Pesqueda | Pleasanton Express.

2018-03-28 E-Edition

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