Woodward sentenced to prison for robberies

81st Judicial District Attorney’s Office: On Tuesday, April 23, Jared Woodward pled guilty and was sentenced to 30 years in prison by the honorable Judge Lynn Ellison on two charges of Aggravated Robberies in Karnes and Atascosa Counties. Woodward robbed a Shell gas station in Campbellton in Atascosa County, where he stole cash and cigarettes on July 28, 2016. On […]

How to prevent vote harvesting

Local election officials are urging people to be aware of potential vote harvesting. Unlawful gathering of ballots occurs when a person or multiple people collect and deliver ballots and submit them to the early voting clerk instead of the voter submitting it him or herself. Recently, concerns have risen locally about votes being brought to people who are unable to […]

Sales tax holiday for emergency supplies April 27-29

The season is approaching when severe weather is approaching, which means consumers need to take advantage of the sales tax holiday for emergency supplies April 27 to 29. There is no limit to the number of qualifying items people can purchase. That includes household batters, fuel containers and flashlights priced less than $75; hurricane shutters and emergency ladders priced at […]