Genive Guerra Ramirez of Poteet went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at the age of 77. She was born in Poteet to Alfredo and Caroline (Mendiola) Guerra on January 18, 1941. Genive is survived by her loving husband Mateo Ramirez; sons, Randall Ramirez and wife Maxine and James Ramirez and wife Mary and daughters, Henrietta […]


Lane Bradley Stephens was born on Saturday, July 12, 1969 to Kenneth and Sunny Courington Stephens in San Antonio. He died in Poteet on Thursday, August 16, 2018. No services are being held at this time. Please check the website at for updates.


Elida Treviño, age 88 of Jourdanton went to be with Our Lord on the afternoon of Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. She is preceded in death by her husband, Jose Z. Treviño. She is also preceded in death by her parents, Casimiro and Zapopa Castro. She is also preceded in death by two siblings, Inez Castro and a sister, Genevieve Balderas. […]


Q. When should we fertilize for the fall and what kind of fertilizer should we use? A. Fertilize on or about October 1 with “Winterizer” fertilizer with a 3-1-2 ratio. A common formula is 18-6-12. Grass in the fall uses the nutrients from fertilizer to reorganize their internal chemistry to be more cold resistant. The fall fertilization also contributes to […]

Atascosa Co. Wildlife Co-op Annual Meeting

The Atascosa County Wildlife Co-op Annual Meeting will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. in the First Commercial Bank Community Room. Topics included will be “How have things changed with the 13 inch rule implementation?”, “MLD Update”, “Public Hunting Opportunities”, “CWD Update” and guest speaker Matt Reidy, Wildlife Biologist of Texas Parks and Wildlife. Please RSVP […]

Strawberry growers workshop slated for Aug. 29

A Strawberry Workshop is scheduled for Wednesday August 29, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at the Poteet Rotary Club Building. Extension Horticulture Specialist Larry Stein and Russ Wallace and Extension Plant Pathologist Kimberly Cochrane will be discussing information on Strawberry Diseases, Insects, Fertility, Land Preparation and much more. We would ask that you Please RSVP to the Atascosa County Extension Office […]

4-H & FFA heifers UIN orders due

If you plan to show a Heifer at the Major Livestock Show you will need to order your UIN numbers by September 1, 2018. There will be a $16.00 charge for each heifer that gets validated. Payment will need to be made at validation. Please submit your UIN order to your Ag Science instructor if you are an FFA member […]


More on Verdi history. Verdi was known for its politics. Almost any time there was a local, state or national election, Verdi would have a picnic and invite all those running for office and many came. “Recognizing that knowledge can be more readily acquired by combination of effort than alone”, according to their bylaws, the men of Lucas met in […]

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