Some property owners will be receiving a request for current Agricultural Applications to be filed with The Appraisal District

Some property owners will be receiving a letter from the Atascosa Central Appraisal District within the next week requesting a current application for 1-d-1 (Open Space) Agricultural Use Appraisal. The appraisal district is in the process of updating its records and needs to obtain the most current information on these properties. The property owners that are being requested to reapply […]

More than $200,000 in Farm Bureau scholarships available

Jourdanton – High school and college graduations may be months away, but now is the time to start thinking about applying for scholarships, according to Pete Pawelek, Atascosa County Farm Bureau president. Atascosa and McMullen County students are encouraged to apply for more than $200,000 in Farm Bureau college scholarships offered on the local, district and state levels. “Scholarships and […]


Grit Wylder Smith, born Friday, November 30, 2018 in San Antonio, went to be with Jesus Friday, November 30, 2018. He is survived by his loving parents, Koy and Lyndsey Smith; siblings, Aiden Rhody and Sonora Smith, and his pony, Cuppie. Grit is also survived by grandparents, Lynn and DaSha McCelvey, Tina and Clarence Kahlig, David Smith and Audree Gierisch, […]


November 14, 1952 – November 30, 2018 In life Angie was a devoted daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt. She was born and raised in Poteet. After high school she moved to Hereford where she met and married Juan O. Sanchez. They eventually moved to Uvalde in 1981 where they raised their 3 children Michael, Sophia, and Stacie. Angie […]

Gardening Q&A

Q. I was planning to spray the Bermuda grass that was invading my flower garden with the contact herbicide, Vantage. Now the freeze has changed it from green to brown foliage. Does that mean that the contact herbicide wont work anymore this season? If not, will the Bermuda grass weeds be back again in the spring? A. Yes, that means […]


The time has arrived!! Vintage in Verdi is here!! Friday, Dec. 7 and Saturday Dec. 8, Verdi will be having the biggest outdoor market in the area with over 90 vendors. Kathryn (Kate) and Dustin Jasik and Kathryn’s friend Christina Hedfelt and many others have been working for months to bring this grand event to our area. It is a […]

Local leaders help sift through agricultural issues

Jourdanton – The concerns of Atascosa County farmers and ranchers were well represented this month as Farm Bureau members from across the state gathered in Waco to discuss Farm Bureau policy. Pete Pawelek of Poteet was among those elected to serve on the Texas Farm Bureau (TFB) Resolutions Committee, which examines policy resolutions submitted by County Farm Bureaus (CFB) for […]

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