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Local superintendents talk school safety

By Rebecca Pesqueda | March 21, 2018

Rebecca Pesqueda Staff Writer Three Atascosa County Independent School Districts – Jourdanton, Poteet and Charlotte – have had potential shooting threats in the past month. Two of those from Jourdanton and Charlotte ended in arrests with Third Degree Felony charges filed against the students alleged to be responsible. In an effort to inform the public on how Atascosa County ISD’s […]

Joe Rangel

By Rebecca Pesqueda | March 20, 2018

Joe Rangel Joe Rangel of Pleasanton, passed away Sunday, March 18, 2018 at the age of 60.  He was born in Pleasanton on January 19, 1958 to Fidencio and Elida (De Leon) Rangel. Services are pending at this time.  Please call 830-569-2535 for updates. For anyone wishing  to leave condolences for the family, share memories or sign the online guestbook […]

Roger Ramon

By Rebecca Pesqueda | March 20, 2018

Roger Ramon Roger S. Ramon, of Charlotte, Texas passed away March 16, 2018 at the age of 67.  Roger was born on November 13, 1950 in Roscoe, Texas to Francisco Ramon and Aurora Segundo Ramon. He is survived by his mother Aurora Ramon, children, Belinda Alaniz, Roger Ramon Jr., Jacob Ramon, Jenny Ramon and Frank Ramon, and his siblings, Gloria […]

Charles Griffin

By Rebecca Pesqueda | March 20, 2018

Charles Griffin Charles M. Griffin, Sr., 83, passed away Sunday, March 18, 2018 in San Antonio,.  He was born in McAllen to Leon and June Griffin. He was an electrician and installed the light at the top of the Tower of the Americas when it was built.  He enjoyed woodworking and being with his family especially his grandkids.  Charles was […]

Dorothy Cooper

By Rebecca Pesqueda | March 20, 2018

Dorothy Cooper Dorothy Louise Cooper peacefully passed on March 14, 2018.  She was born in Verdi on November 8, 1930 to her parents Jelma and A. C. Cooper. She spent her early years running interference for younger brother, James E. Cooper.  After college she taught in several schools around Texas prior to receiving her master’s degree in education.  She finally […]

Susie Guerrero

By Rebecca Pesqueda | March 20, 2018

Susie Guerrero Our beloved mother, Susie Guerrero went to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 4, 2018 at the age of 91. She was born in Cuero  on January 18, 1927. She retired from Harlandale Independent School District as a school cafeteria manager, was a loving and wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother. She was a pretty lady with a […]

William Gibbens

By Rebecca Pesqueda | March 20, 2018

William Gibbens William Lamar Gibbens of Campbellton, passed away Monday, March 19, 2018 at the age of 86.  He was born August 10, 1931 in LaPryor, to Roy and Viola (Williams) Gibbens.  He married the love of his life, Helen Clyburn, on February 10, 1951; they were married 67 years.  William served his country in the United States Marine Corps […]

Francine Boyd

By Rebecca Pesqueda | March 20, 2018

Francine Boyd Francine Dobbins Boyd was called home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, March 15, 2018 after a very short battle with stage four colon cancer.  Francine was born on May 25, 1937 in Zavala to Charles Alvin Dobbins and Frances Lowe Dobbins. Francine is survived by her loving husband of 59 years, Bryan J. Boyd, […]

SA Big Give to benefit local organizations

By Rebecca Pesqueda | March 20, 2018

Rebecca Pesqueda Staff Writer San Antonio’s 24-hour Big Give event is this Thursday, March 22 from 12 a.m.-11:59 p.m. and Atascosa County organizations are participating this year. Big Give is an online fundraiser where people can donate any amount of money to participating organizations. Some local organizations participating are Atascosa Family Crisis Center, Pleasanton ISD Education Foundation, Atascosa Health Center, […]

Pioneer Days at Pearsall March 23 & 24

By Rebecca Pesqueda | March 20, 2018

The Frio Pioneer Jail Museum will celebrate their 21st Annual Pioneer Days on Friday and Saturday, March 23 and 24 on the Frio Jail Museum  grounds  located at 501 S. Pecan in Pearsall.  The festivities kick off on Friday evening March 23 with a Free Street Dance featuring the music of Patrick Elizondo and the IHM Band and the Mark […]