Jesus R. Mireles, Jr. passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2021 in Pleasanton. He was born October 21, 1936, to Jesus R. Mireles Sr. and wife Mary Rendon Mireles in Pawnee. He is preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Beatrice R. Mireles; his parents, Jesus and Mary Mireles; and two brothers, Juan Mireles and Ben Mireles. Jesus is […]


Willie Jesus Alvarado, 64, of San Antonio, passed away on January 21, 2021. He was born on April 9, 1956, in San Antonio to Willie D. Alvarado and Consuelo Gonzales Alvarado. Willie was a parishioner of the Holy Name Catholic Church. He enjoyed working on hot rods, older cars and motorcycles. He had a strong work ethic and was a […]


Francis (Kika) Gutierrez Garza, age 83 of McCoy, went to be with the Lord on Friday, January 29, 2021 in Jourdanton. She was born in Ejido 1ro., De Mayo, Escobedo Coahuila, Mexico, on Friday, December 3, 1937 to Paz and Herlinda Gutierrez. Kika was loved by many. She is survived by her six loving children, Mary Barro of McCoy, Ida […]

$1.25 million raised in Atascosa Co. and McMullen Co. Livestock shows

Livestock Show (noun): A road paved with life lessons, handshakes and memories, all coming together the moment you step into the ring and realize you are already a champion. There is no losing at a livestock show. Lessons learned pre-ring and in the ring are the stuff of which future leaders are made. Everything about the two county livestock shows […]


Beef Showmanship Junior Hadley Kerry, Blackhill 4-H – 1st Place (Champion); Kaydence Thomas, Blackhill 4-H – 2nd Place (Reserve Champion); Johnelle McMillan, Mesquite 4-H – 3rd Place; Peyton Jenschke, Poteet 4-H – 4th Place; Makenna Slomchinski, Mesquite 4-H – 5th Place Intermediate Aaliyah Caldwell, Mesquite 4-H – 1st Place (Champion); Hayden Jenschke, Poteet 4-H – 2nd Place (Reserve Champion); Samuel […]

2021 MCLS Parade of Champions

2021 MCLS Results

Market Beef Class 1 Emery Robles – 1st Place; Eugenio George – 2nd Place; Kaeley Smith – 3rd Place; Mollee Couch – 4th Place Class 2 Bailey Ruiz – 1st Place (Overall Reserve Grand Champion), Tate Turner – 2nd Place; Emery Robles – 3rd Place; Jasey Naylor – 4th Place; Makenzie Sherrer – 5th Place Class 3 Bailey Ruiz – […]