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Today was the last planning meeting of the 2019 Merry on Main Committee. What a joy it has been to...

Judge Bob Hurley

Atascosa County Judge’s Report


I hope everyone had a great weekend and Thanksgiving. I know I did. I am very proud the commissioners and...

Mayor Travis Hall

Mayor’s Message – Pleasanton


Greetings from the Mayor’s Office, This week is a very exciting week in our city. “Merry on Main” is quickly...

Sue Brown’s The Way I See It

‘You’re gonna miss me …’


Most community newspapers are surviving, but it isn’t easy. I hear about struggles on a monthly, if not weekly basis....

Ed Sterling

Hegar transfers excess revenue into rainy day, highway funds


Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar on Nov. 25 announced the transfer of $3.33 billion into the State Highway Fund and into...

Paul Michael Jones

Prions and Twisted Perspectives


Back in the day, when mad cow disease was all the rage, one of my beloved college professors explained the...

Chief Priest

Chief Priest’s Weekly Report


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

Warren Domke

Christmas in Vietnam, 1970


I t was December 1970 at Nha Trang Air Base, and the officers and airmen in my Air Force Advisory...

Guest Columns and Opinions

Mayor’s Message – Poteet


We have entered the month of December and there are a lot of activities planned for our community. This Friday,...

The Hidden Shame


Every time the United States suffers from a school shooting or other type of mass shooting, we hear people spouting...

Historically Speaking: Stay Tuned…Pt. 1


Let’s go back in time for just a moment, let’s say the early eighties. We had old kerosene lamps and...

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