Eloisa Casarez of Pleasanton passed away Monday, September 3, 2018, at the age of 71. She was born in Poteet on Jan. 8, 1947 to Jose Maria and Catarina (Alvarez) Valdez. Eloisa enjoyed traveling, cleaning and most of all spending time with her family; especially her grandchildren. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. Eloisa […]


Elmo DeLeon I, passed away at the age of 27, on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018. He was born in Corpus Christi on April 29, 1991, to Delores Sauceda Rolek and step-father Ronald Barton. Elmo was preceded in death by his grandmother Isabel Aguilar DeLeon, great-grandpa Juan Aguilar and aunt Diana Aguilar. He is survived by his son Zachariah A. DeLeon […]


Vincente Gallegos, a longtime resident of Jourdanton, passed away in his home in Poteet on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2018, at the age of 61. He was born July 19, 1957, in Donna to Roberto and Petra (Ortiz) Gallegos. In 2015, he married Teresa Gallegos. Vicente is survived by his daughters Katherine Gallegos Ortiz and Veronica Gallegos; son Gabriel Andres Gallegos; […]


Benjamin Pagan Jr., of Poteet passed away Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, at the age of 17. He was born September 18, 2000 in San Antonio to Benjamin Pagan Sr. and Ofelia Bridget Rangel. Ben spent most of his life living in Poteet with his parents and two brothers. He was a proud senior at Poteet High School, where he was […]

Gardening Q & A

Plant Q & A

Q. You and Dr Parson’s talk a lot about horse herb as a groundcover and wildlife plant on your Gardening South Texas radio show. Is there a source of seed or transplants that you can pass on? A. Milbergers and other nurseries sometimes have transplants in the San Antonio area. Check with your local nursery. Based on the information on […]


A BIG HAPPY 70th ANNIVERSARY to long time Verdi residents, Bob and Louise Duncan. They have contributed so much to our community and we know how blessed we’ve been having them here. Charlie and Ermelinda will be back at it again this Saturday selling BBQ plates and Ermelinda’s fried pies. Mark your calendar because you are not going to want […]

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