Bradley, Carrasco remain JPs in respective precincts

Having served five terms to date, Republican Kyle D. Bradley was reelected for a sixth term as Justice of the Peace for Precinct 2. Judge Bradley was named Texas Justice Court Judges Association 2018 Judge of the Year. He is a full-time judge and has attended over 2,000 hours of continuing education during the course of his service. He regularly […]


The Atascosa County Community Supervision and Corrections Department (Adult Probation) recently held a community service project for it’s defendants. In observance of October as Domestic Violence Awareness month, defendants were asked to donate certain items to benefit the needs of the crisis center as a CSR Special Project Donation. All items received were donated to the Safer Path Family Violence […]

Williams remains mayor

Robert “Doc” Williams won his bid for reelection as the Mayor of Jourdanton. Doc has been the Mayor for two years and received 603 votes as opposed to Tymrak who received 348. “The city council and I have made great strides in making the city a better place to live. We have not finished all the projects on our list […]

Jourdanton council discusses closure, sale of unopened streets

On Monday, Oct. 22, the Jourdanton City Council met with all members present. Comprising the council are: Mayor Robert “Doc” Williams, Mayor Pro-tem Raul Morales and council members Johnetta “Johnnie” Goetzel, Karen Pesek, Jack R. Harrison and Chester Gonzales. The council unanimously approved the petition for the closure and sale of the unopened streets with alley ways to include a […]

Gardening Q&A

Q. I am trying to find as good resource to help me identify weeds in our area. Do you have any recommendations? A. If you get the opportunity to attend a program on weeds go ahead and attend. Check the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension office in your county and adjacent counties for scheduled classes. The Southern Living Garden Problem Solver […]



More on the Royal family in Verdi. Mildred Royal graduated from Yancey High School in 1936 and Southwest Texas State Teachers College in 1940. She taught at a one teacher school with nine pupils in Medina County before coming to Verdi where she taught for three years. Each Thursday night the Verdi community participated in “play night” where various games […]

Cities and county see increase in revenue

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar on Oct. 10 announced he would send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts some $736 million in local sales tax allocations for the month of October. The amount, Hegar said, is 11.4 percent more than his office reported in October 2017. Allocations are based on sales made in August by businesses that report […]

Jourdanton council approves lease of vehicle for resource officer

Jourdanton City Council members unanimously approved the interlocal agreement between the City of Jourdanton and Jourdanton ISD, for the lease of a vehicle for use by the assigned Jourdanton Police Department School Resource Officer. This was one of the items on the agenda at the Oct. 22 regular meeting. Jourdanton Police Chief Eric Kaiser said, “The superintendent of the school […]

Cuellar announces $150,000 in funding for McMullen Co.

Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) recently announced that the McMullen County Sheriff’s office received $150,000 in federal funds from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Operation Stonegarden (OPSG) program to support local law enforcement for equipment, over-time pay and conduct interagency operations. This program provides funding to enhance cooperation and coordination among local, State, and Federal law enforcement agencies in a […]

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