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Texas stands strong in the storm


I am a native Texan. During a storm, there is no place I would rather be than surrounded by Texans....

Rebecca Pesqueda

You are not aloneFree Access


This past Sunday afternoon, I sat in my kitchen and cried. The last two months have been hard, and COVID-19...

Judge Bob Hurley

Atascosa County Judge’s Report


HOW TO SELF QUARANTINE: If you feel you have been exposed to COVID19, go to the website (www.uncsa.edu/ coronavirus/self-report. aspx)...

Mayor Travis Hall

Mayor’s Message – Pleasanton


Greetings from the Mayor’s office: We have had our first two confirmed COVID-19 cases here in Atascosa County and as...

Sue Brown’s The Way I See It

The Way I Saw It


A fter enjoying almost 17 years of writing my weekly thoughts, promoting our communities, praising folks, honoring people, poking fun...

Ed Sterling

Governor takes actions to slow down deadly virus


Texas is more invested every day in promoting increased and thorough hand washing, disinfecting surfaces and social distancing to reduce...

Paul Michael Jones

Bone broth and bogus broadcasts


Have you ever had the sneaking suspicion that the story being spun or sold to you wasn’t holding any water?...

Chief Priest

Chief Priest’s Weekly Report


Greetings from Lytle PD, The weekly police blotter has been posted to our website, you can find it at www.lytletx.org/police....

Warren Domke

Goals for life


One of the most important principles in military strategy is to have an objective. Those who study military history and...

Guest Columns and Opinions

You are not aloneFree Access


This past Sunday afternoon, I sat in my kitchen and cried. The last two months have been hard, and COVID-19...

Mayor’s Message – Poteet


The City of Poteet continues to actively monitor and stay abreast of the changing conditions surrounding COVID-19. On Sunday, Atascosa...

Historically Speaking


With all the recent government recommendations and recent state of events, I couldn’t help but think of the last time...

National Ag Week 2020


With COVID-19 continuing to impact communities across the country, now more than ever, we need to recognize the importance of...

I is for Infection


“You are not weak because you have a mental illness; you are a warrior, resilient in the face of havoc...

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