Sam Houston State Univ. fall 2018 graduates

The following area students received degrees during fall 2018 commencement ceremonies at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville. Jourdanton: Amber Bailey, BS – Bachelor of Science. Poteet: Desiree Trejo, BS – Bachelor of Science, cum laude.


Friends of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6970 in Poteet help with a food drive.

Don’t Be a Litterbug Contest deadline Feb. 19

The Jourdanton Garden Club is proud to sponsor their 10th annual, “Don’t Be a Litterbug Contest.” This contest is for all children living and/or attending a school in Jourdanton, who are in the first-fifth grade. We want to stop the littering on our beautiful streets and make Jourdanton “litter free” and green. All winners will be rewarded with a Walmart […]


The November Residence of the Month is located at 201 La Parita Road. This beautiful yard is not only eye appealing all year long, but is also decorated with various seasonal items. Living at this residence are Paula, Vesper and Zayden Zuniga and Cecil Wallace.

Campbellton Hall Association annual membership meeting on Jan. 28

The Campbellton Hall Association will hold its annual membership meeting on Monday, Jan. 28 at 6:30 p.m. in the Campbellton Hall. The Campbellton Hall is a non-profit association located in the 27th block of the town site of Campbellton. This modern updated facility is an asset to Campbellton and the surrounding areas. It is the home of the Paisano Fire […]


Association Member Benefits Advisors representative, Seth Taylor, spoke at the AMRSP December meeting about TRTA benefits members receive when joining TRTA, Texas Retired Teacher’s Association.

Locals among graduates at ASU

Angelo State University conferred 599 undergraduate and graduate degrees on 592 graduates during the 2018 fall commencement exercises on Dec. 15, at the Junell Center/Stephens Arena in San Angelo. Graduates included the following students from the Atascosa County area: •Stephen L. Barron of Pleasanton, Master of Education in Educational Administration, •Kristian Jordan Garcia of Pleasanton, Bachelor of Arts in Communication, […]

ASU Dean’s List

Angelo State University is pleased to announce the Dean’s List for the 2018 fall semester. To be eligible for the ASU Dean’s List, fulltime undergraduate students must maintain a 3.25 or better grade point average on a 4.0 scale. Local students honored are: •Makenzie Lee Griffin of Jourdanton. •Hannah Leigh Reed of Jourdanton. •Joleen Yvonne Zuniga of Jourdanton.

Ronnie Williams on Dean’s List

Ronnie Williams, of Lytle was named to the Iowa Wesleyan University fall 2018 Dean’s List. Williams is majoring in Business Administration with a concentration in Management. Williams was among more than 180 students named to the fall 2018 Dean’s List. Students exemplifying academic excellence represent the United States and multiple countries. Criteria includes degree-seeking students taking 12 or more hours […]


Members of the Longview Cemetery Association in Bigfoot met on Dec. 15, at 8 a.m., and in conjunction with Wreaths Across America, placed a wreath at each of the veteran’s graves in gratitude for what they did and what they do for America. You are our true heroes. Those members present were left to right: Joe Murphy, Alma Horvath, Benito […]

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