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“Practice like you’ve never won. Perform like you have never lost.” I sat next to a showmanship judge at the...

Rebecca Pesqueda

Go to church, any churchFree Access


With a new year comes new goals. Whether it’s losing an extra 10 pounds, eating healthier, saving more money, spending...

Judge Bob Hurley

Atascosa County Judge’s Report


I received a request from a citizen to review an article on voting machines. It said that many new machines...

Mayor Travis Hall

Mayor’s Message – Pleasanton


Greetings from the Mayor’s Office, I was very surprised this past week when reading a column in the Pleasanton Express...

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 requests presidential disaster declaration


Gov. Greg Abbott on Jan. 13 asked for a presidential disaster declaration for three counties that sustained widespread damage attributed...

Paul Michael Jones

Peaches, Potties and Powerful Kings


Most obese people are full of it, and they don’t even know it. Let me explain. Though it is true...

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

The young and their potential


A t the tender age of 6 I made a transition from a big city, Chicago, to a small town,...

Guest Columns and Opinions

Mayor’s Message – Poteet


We are already in the third week of January. Thus far we have had a mild winter. However, we still...

Historically Speaking: Gates Valley Community


When you speak to an Atascosa County citizen that is alive, they will not remember Gates Valley Community. Matter of...

Letter to the Editor


I have seen this post done by many different service dog teams, and because of the amount of damage it...

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