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Local Matters

I t’s Spring Break and almost St. Patrick’s Day, sadly these two vacation times can lead to dangerous driving conditions...

Judge Bob Hurley

Atascosa County Judge’s Report

I will be trying in this and future columns to educate and ask for assistance to save as many adoptable...

Mayor Travis Hall

Mayor’s Message

Greetings from the Mayor’s office: Cowboy Homecoming 2019, has now come and gone and what a success. Our thanks to...

Sue Brown’s The Way I See It

Statue to honor ‘Keep Austin Weird’ promoter Leslie in the works

I read an article last week of an Austin icon who may be memorialized with a statue, commissioned by Spencer...

Ed Sterling

Lawmakers start rolling out high-priority legislation

With the filing of legislation that would give teachers an across-the-board pay increase, Texas lawmakers showed progress toward solving the...

Chief Priest

Chief Priest’s Weekly Report

GHello from Lytle PD, The weekly police blotter has been posted to our website, you can find it at

Warren Domke

Why, oh why, Wyoming?

My mother was born in Wyoming in October of 1919. Her parents were Polish immigrants who came from Austria around...

Guest Columns and Opinions

Pete’s Periódico: Fight for Texas

183 years ago this month, Texas declared independence from Mexico. The following six weeks was a flurry of victories and...

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