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I don’t think I have ever been so excited for the Atascosa County Livestock Show. It has been such a...

Judge Bob Hurley

Atascosa County Judge’s Report


Because of the opening of the Justice Center and its courts, we have an opportunity to reorganize and streamline the...

Mayor Travis Hall

Mayor’s Message


Greetings from the Mayor’s office: The legislature is in full swing in Austin and it has been brought to my...

Sue Brown’s The Way I See It

Tidy times with KonSue?


Oh my, y’all. Have you seen Marie Kondo and her KonMar organizing/ tidying up show? My daughter in-law, Emily, suggested...

Ed Sterling

House elects new speaker as legislative session kicks off


The 86th Texas Legislature convened on Jan. 8 with all its customary ceremonies and recognitions— chief of which was the...

Chief Priest

Chief Priest’s Weekly Report


You can find the weekly police blotter at www.lytletx.org/police. Well we aren’t starting 2019 off with a bang, that is...

Warren Domke

I wasn’t always a Christian


Years ago, when I was working as a caseworker in a public welfare program, a lady who was a client...

Guest Columns and Opinions

The work starts now


It’s here. As of noon on January 8, 2019, the 86th Texas Legislature has begun––and we’re off to a great...

From the Right


The recent shutdown of the U.S. Government has brought great attention to the Southern Border. President Trump shut down the...

Creating a safe place


The government shutdown hurts our most vulnerable people disproportionately. This isn’t a political opinion piece; it’s about creating safety for...

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