Calling all candidates! Voters Guide deadline is Jan. 31



The March Primary Election is fast approaching. Are you registered to vote? In Texas, you must be registered by Monday, Feb. 3 in order to vote in the March 3 Primary Election. To vote in the General Election on November 3 you must be registered to vote by Monday, Oct. 5. Early Voting for the March 3 Primary Election is […]

Sheriff holds meeting for Blackhill residents



On Thursday evening, Atascosa County Sheriff David Soward held a Country Hall Meeting at the Blackhill Community Building where 50 area residents were in attendance. Also with him were Atascosa County Animal Control Chief Henry Dominguez and Texas Game Warden Derek Iden. The trio of veteran lawmen spoke to and answered several questions from the Blackhill residents regarding various scenarios. […]

Updated Property Tax info now available for Texas taxpayers

New and updated property tax information has just been compiled by Atascosa Central Appraisal District and is available now to assist taxpayers. This property tax information is current and covers a wide range of topics, such as taxpayer remedies, exemptions and appraisals, and has information for select groups, such as disabled veterans and persons age 65 or older. “Whether you […]

Pleasanton ISD commends school board members

Pleasanton Independent School District celebrates January as School Board Appreciation Month. We are very excited to honor and formally recognize our school board trustees here in Pleasanton and all school board members that are serving Texas Public Schools. They are an absolutely critical component to making sure our students and schools are successful. The future of our community, our state […]

Jourdanton ISD proudly recognizes school board

The Jourdanton Independent School District will join 1,025 school districts throughout Texas to celebrate January as School Board Recognition Month, Superintendent Theresa McAllister announced January 13, 2020. Superintendent McAllister added, “The Jourdanton ISD Board of Trustees and I have always strived to make decisions that are in the best interest of our students. The JISD board is unique in that […]

Poteet ISD celebrates School Board Recognition Month

The Poteet Independent School District will join 1,025 school districts throughout Texas to celebrate January as School Board Recognition Month, Superintendent Charles Camarillo announced January 8, 2020. “Our school board members are volunteers who shoulder critical responsibilities and often make difficult choices for our district, all without pay. Their goal is always focused on the future success of the children […]

Charlotte ISD appreciates ‘Team of Seven’ school board

The Charlotte ISD School Board works well as a team of eight in collaboration with Superintendent Mario Sotelo. The board and superintendent collectively develop priorities and goals for improvement. The administration and staff develop and implement the plans designed to meet the goals and ultimately improve the effectiveness and efficiency of all the district operations. The Board consists of: • […]

2020 Census vital to cities



Every ten years the population of your city and county is updated when the census takes place. And this is the year! City councils within the county have named persons to a Census Committee to help spread the word. They will be asking the help of local schools, churches and civic organizations to get the word out. An accurate count […]

Local Matters



So far 2020 is turning out plenty great. My twin sons, Will Holmes and Zach Holmes, age 23 have official careers now with adult salaries and benefits. My husband, Noel and I will be attending seven weddings and one Bart-Mitzvah for people we love, cherish and adore. Noel, who is not a minister, has been asked to officiate at three […]

Atascosa County Judge’s Report



Last week, I gave a date for the grand opening celebration of JP3, but need to change it to February 14 at 11 a.m. Judge Carrasco and I have collaborated, and that will work much better for his staff and give them a little more time to get settled. We will have finger foods, and I believe Judge Carrasco is […]


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