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Woodward sentenced to prison for robberies

By Contributed | April 25, 2019

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 […]

Walo’s Strawberry Farm

By Contributed | April 04, 2019

“Walo’s Strawberry Farm is an idea that my grandfather, Don Augustine Orta, had been dreaming of when he settled in Poteet in the early 1900s,” said Leticia Salinas. She and husband John Salinas’ farm is located at 1060 Briones Road in Poteet. “Being a Mexican immigrant and not knowing the English language, Augustine bought a mule at auction and began […]

Charlotte FFA competes at livestock show

By Contributed | January 17, 2019

At left, Charlotte junior, Elijah Reyna (middle) has his broiler judged at the 2019 ACLS.   Gabriella Ruiz Intern It’s that time of the year for the 2019 Atascosa County Stock Show. Charlotte’s FFA has the opportunity to go against other schools to show off their animals and mechanical projects. For the third year in a row, junior Joshua Reyna […]