Fernando Serna, age 95, passed away peacefully on October 20. Fernando was born October 22, 1922 in Laredo to Ildefonso Serna and Adelfa Pena. He worked with his father until he enlisted in the Army at age 19 and was stationed in the Philippines on the Island of Corregidor. Soon after arriving, WWII in the Pacific broke out. He fought […]


Billy Mack White 80, of Pleasanton passed away Thursday, October 25 in Jourdanton. He was born in Pleasanton on June 11, 1938 to Thomas and Roberta (Lauderdale) White. Billy Mack loved to go fishing and hunting. He also enjoyed a good western and Louis Lamour novels. Billy Mack worked for Pleasanton Independent School District for 22 years. In 1989, he […]


Charles was born on December 2, 1979 at the Walter Reed Military Hospital in Washington D.C. He was the second child of Sherry and Steve Klemann. Charles’ early years were spent in San Antonio until at age 10 he relocated to Rosenberg. He spent the next several years in the Rosenberg and Houston area. On April 9, 2006 Charles married […]


Dennis LaGrange, 70, of Pleasanton, died Ocotber 24. Dennis LaGrange, son of Riley LaGrange, and Helen L. Recces, was born on August 9, 1948 in San Patricio County and passed away on October 24 in Pleasanton after a long battle with cancer. He is survived by his companion and cargiver, Janice Pickett, son Dennis Wayne LaGrange and daughter Denyce Waynette […]


Krystopher Rashaud Palmer of Jourdanton passed away Monday, October 29 at the age of 19. He was born in San Antonio on May 13, 1999 to Carl and Christina (Valadez) Palmer. Krystopher is survived by his father and stepmother, Carl Palmer and Jessica Gonzales; mother and stepfather, Luz Christina Valadez and Domingo Rangel; brothers, Karl and Damien Palmer; sisters, Kassidee […]


Roy Lee Polasek, of Jourdanton, passed away on Saturday, October 27 at the age of 69. Roy was born on Dec. 30, 1948 in Pleasanton to Jim and Rosie Polasek. After his time serving our country in the U.S. Army, Roy spent his career as a corrections officer with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice until his retirement. He is […]


Jessica Cruz Germany went to meet the Lord on Thursday, October 25 in Pleasanton at the age of 40. Jessica is survived by her husband, Dale Germany Jr; her children, Joslyn Cruz, Emmalyn Germany, Daelyn Germany, and Dale “Bubbie” Germany III; her parents, Jesus Cruz and Viola Cruz; her siblings, Jesse Cruz, Maria Cruz Faqier, Hopie Cruz Miranda, Chuckie Cruz, […]



Early voting for November 6 General Election is October 22-November 2. VOTE, PRAY, VOTE, and PRAY some more. IMPORTANT: Vote FOR Tier Two this will stop forced annexation. Protect your property. I’d like to share a little more about Ned and Mildred Royal. When I say, a little, I mean, a little. There is so much that could be told, […]

Gardening Q&A

Q. Our red oak is dropping its leaves but there is no color except for brown etching on some edges. Is there a problem? Should we spray something? A. Red oaks all over the area are dropping leaves with the coloring you describe. Fall color is dependent on the weather and for many red oak trees the weather has not […]

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