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Apply for 2020 Class of Texas Young Masters

By Contributed | August 02, 2019

AUSTIN — Texas Commission on the Arts (TCA) and Texas Cultural Trust are now accepting applications for the 2020 class of Texas Young Masters, a joint initiative that provides exemplary Texas-based arts students in grades 8-11 with the financial help needed to pursue advanced study in the areas of visual arts, literary arts, music, theatre, dance, musical theater, folk arts, and […]

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 […]