Jeri Lynn Stout of San Antonio passed away November 8, 2019 at the age of 58. She was born in Big Springs on February 20, 1961 to Larry Eugene, Sr. and Gladys (Martinez) Terry. Jeri was a graduate of East Central High School. She was a devoted wife, mother and sister. She loved to cook, crochet and spend time outside […]

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Dora D. Reyes was born in Charlotte on December 20, 1935 to parents, Juan and Eva (Garza) Diaz. She died November 4, 2019. She is survived by her daughter, Sylvia R. Mancha and husband Frank S. of Jourdanton; son, Ysidro Reyes, Jr. and wife Esperanza of Jourdanton; grandchildren, James Christopher Mancha and wife Amanda of North Augusta, South Carolina, Cynthia […]


Celia Castillo, 67, of Pleasanton passed away Thursday, November 7, 2019 in San Antonio. She was born in Poteet to Pedro and Mary Ann (Hilburn) Cardona. She is preceded in death by her mother, Mary Ann Bermudez; husband, Manuel T. Castillo, Sr.; brother, Danny Bermudez; and sister, Margarita Bermudez. Celia is survived by her sons, John Castillo and wife Amy […]


Charles Edward Redus of Poteet passed away November 6, 2019 at the age of 79. He was born February 4, 1940 in San Antonio to James Ratlike and Estelle Lorene (Gerdes) Redus. Charles Redus was a hard working family man who worked up to three jobs at times to keep his family fed. He was married for over 50 years […]

Take steps to prevent spread of oak wilt

Oak wilt, which has devastated this tree, is one of the most destructive tree diseases in the U.S. The Texas A&M Forest Service is urging Texans to help prevent the spread of oak wilt by minimizing the transportation of firewood this winter. Oak wilt is one of the most destructive tree diseases in the U.S. and has been blamed for […]

Vintage in Verdi young vendor intros


Vintage in Verdi not only has booths run by grown-up folk, but it will have booths run by the little-folk. If you were at VNV last year you know what I’m talking about. Come out this year for more of a variety from our talented children. Homemade ornaments, jewelry, fruit baskets, even homemade jerky! These kids are truly amazing. We […]