Frank Leal retires from Poteet PD after 34 years


Lisa Luna Staff Writer Poteet Police Lt. Frank Leal is retiring after 34 1/2 years of dedicated service, with the Poteet Police Department. April 25 marked his official last day, which the City of Poteet proclaimed as “Lt. Frank Garcia Leal Day.” A Poteet native and 1975 graduate of Poteet High School, Leal began his career with the department as […]


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All cities and county see increase in sales and use tax for May distribution


Rebecca Pesqueda Reporter The state comptroller’s office has released May’s city sales tax revenue. Jourdanton sees the largest percentage increase at 58.36 percent, receiving a net payment of $117,557.66 while Pleasanton sees the biggest sales tax rebate this month, once again, receiving $411,766.46, up 7.63 percent from May 2017’s $382,570.99. Charlotte and Lytle also see big gains this month with […]



Special Olympics held at PHS

FREE First ever Law Enforcement Torch Run held

Lisa Luna & Rebecca Pesqueda Staff Writers Despite the threat of being rained out, the Special Olympics track meet hosted by the Atascosa-McMullen Cooperative was held at Eagle Stadium on Friday, May 4 beginning with the opening ceremonies at 9:30 a.m. Over 500 student athletes from La Vernia, Sabinal, East Central, South Side, Medina Valley, Harlandale, Somerset, Falls City, Poth, […]