Family of Poteet officer killed in suspected DWI crash files lawsuit against driver and bar
The family of Poteet police officer, Jeffrey Richardson, who was killed by a suspected drunk driver while working a contract job in Austin has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the driver that hit him and the bar that served the driver — and they’re seeking more than one million dollars in damages.
Coyotes play today in Poteet
Today at noon, the Uvalde Coyotes will begin play in the Poteet basketball tournament. They will face the Eagle Pass Winn Mavericks in Poteet High School’s main gymnasium. For the Coach Ramon Buruato’s Coyotes, the game today will be their second game against Winn in three days. Tuesday night at Eagle Pass, the Coyotes droppeduvaldeleadernews.com
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Noah Cervantes Noah Cervantes, 5 weeks, of Poteet, died on Sept. 23, 2022, at Christus Santa Rosa Hospital in San Antonio. Visitation is set Sept. 29 at 2 p.m., and a rosary will be recited at 7 p.m., at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Sept. 30, 2022, at 10 a.m.uvaldeleadernews.com
Adams, Noland power Canyon to big win over Boerne Champion; Golden dazzles in Davenport’s win over Lockhart; Carter’s run lifts Jefferson past Brackenridge in OT
Week 4 of the 2022 high school football season was highlighted by offensive fireworks, as Canyon raced past Champion in KSAT 12's Game of the Week, Davenport scored 62 points in a win over Lockhart and Jefferson edged Brackenridge in overtime.
Coyotes post first loss of fall 2022 season
Pete Luna|Leader-NewsSlotback Jonathan Jimenez hurdles a would-be Poteet defender after catching a short pass during the second half of the Uvalde-Poteet game. Jimenez caught three passes in the game for a total of 31 yards. The Uvalde Coyotes rallied for two fourth-period touchdowns, but their comeback fell short as the Poteet Aggies posted a 21-12uvaldeleadernews.com
Coyotes on road to play Poteet
The Uvalde Coyotes will be on the road tomorrow to play the Poteet Aggies in football competition. Kick-off time for the contest is set for 7 p.m. Coach Darby House’s Aggies are off to a 2-0 start. Last Friday night, the Aggies made their season home debut with a thrilling 16-13 win over the Goliaduvaldeleadernews.com
Man on ‘meth binge’ slips out of handcuffs, steals patrol car, aims for police during wild chase, Atascosa County sheriff says
A 47-year-old Poteet man who admitted to being on an “extended methamphetamine binge” led law enforcement officers on a wild chain of events that finally ended in his arrest.
King downs Coyotes in basketball
The Kinsgville King Brahmas used their superior height and strength to overpower the Uvalde Coyotes as posted a 61-45 win in Class 4A Area basketball playoff competition at Poteet on Feb. 25. Down 15-9 at the end of the first period, the Coyotes battled back to cut the scoring deficit to 27-23 by the end of the first half. But […]uvaldeleadernews.com
Brennan, Steele, Johnson and Alamo Heights all finish 10-0; Carrizo Springs secures first undefeated season since 1984; Davila leads Poteet to district title
At the end of the regular season, six teams from the greater San Antonio area finish with undefeated records: Brennan, Steele, Johnson, Alamo Heights, Shiner and Carrizo Springs.
Johnson, Reagan prepare for crucial 28-6A showdown; Natalia vs. Poth headlines BGC Road Trip; Shiner rolls to 8-0 start
The penultimate week of the high school football regular season features a colossal showdown between Johnson and Reagan in District 28-6A, while Poth and Natalia prepare for a clash that will decide the District 15-3A Division II title.
Brennan, Alamo Heights both win undefeated showdowns; Hendrix’s TD lifts Boerne past Pleasanton in OT; Carrizo Springs earns milestone victory over Devine
Week 7 of KSAT's Big Game Coverage saw Brennan and Alamo Heights earn crucial victories against undefeated opponents, while Boerne and Carrizo Springs rallied to pick up big wins in district play!
Poteet Strawberry Festival will ‘strongly encourage’ guests to wear face masks
SAN ANTONIO – Organizers of the Poteet Strawberry Festival will require volunteers and staff to wear face coverings but will only ask guests to do the same. The Poteet Strawberry Festival Association on Monday said they “strongly encourage” the use of masks during the event that will bring food, live music and a carnival to the town on April 9-11. Greg Abbott will lift the statewide mask mandate. KSAT has reached out to the Poteet Strawberry Festival to see if it will update the capacity limit. Organizers said the festival is a “crucial source of funding” for the community.
Police, Texas Rangers investigating possible shooting in Poteet
POTEET, Texas – Poteet police and the Texas Rangers are investigating a possible shooting near an old taxidermy building. Officers were dispatched around 5:30 p.m., Thursday, to a scene near Highway 16 and Amphion West Road. A KSAT crew at the scene said they saw a body being rolled away in front of VR Outfitters, a meat processing and taxidermy business. Police have not confirmed the possible shooting. KSAT is working to gather more information about the case and will update this story on air and online when new details are available.
'It's very rare': Texas Game Wardens bust another facility for unfit deer meat. This time in Poteet.
In nearly two months, the Texas Game Wardens have released information about finding spoiled deer carcasses at three processing facilities – two in North Texas and one in Poteet just south of San Antonio in Atascosa County, which a warden said is "very rare." "Fifteen years on and I've never had anything like this," David Nieto, Texas Game Warden for the San Antonio district, said. Upon inspection, officials found several deer carcasses lying in a pile at the bottom of a walk-in cooler. Officials also busted a North Texas facility on Dec. 18 after finding 22 deer carcasses unfit for human consumption. A couple of weeks later, on Jan. 16, wardens busted a second North Texas facility for having 80 spoiled white-tailed deer carcasses.mysanantonio.com
Poteet councilwoman files federal suit to keep city from removing her from her home
The suit, filed by an attorney representing Councilwoman Denise Sanchez, lists as defendants Poteet City Administrator Eric Jiminez, Poteet Police Chief Bruce Hickman, a city inspector and the presiding city judge, who earlier this year ordered Sanchez to vacate the property. The federal suit is the latest chapter in an 18-month battle over whether the home is safe to live in. (KSAT)In November 2018, city officials inspected the inside and outside of the home and determined it had a number of safety violations. The federal suit portrays Sanchez as a thorn in the side of Poteet city government, both while she has been in office and while out of office. City officials also declined to release records related to the municipal court case, claiming they needed to consult an attorney before doing that.
Small businesses reinvent themselves to make products needed for the coronavirus crisis
Fortunately for Poteet, Shine had already begun making, selling and donating hand sanitizer even before the order brought Portland's booming restaurant scene to a near standstill. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends using hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol, although vigorous handwashing is preferable. Shine's hand sanitizer is produced on site. The Shine Distillery Grill in Portland, Oregon, pivoted its business and now maks hand sanitizer to meet U.S. demand during the coronavirus pandemic. We had two lines out the door, one for seating in our restaurant and the other for hand sanitizer.cnbc.com
Poteet couple caught with meth, cash during traffic stop, officers say
ATASCOSA COUNTY, Texas - A Poteet couple is in jail after police say they caught them with drugs and cash Wednesday morning. According to the department's Facebook page, police pulled over the couple on West Oaklawn. The officer who stopped them said they found methamphetamine and cash. Stephanie Gonzalez and Gregori Pena were both arrestedIn addition to the meth, officers say the couple had more than $800 in cash on them. Gonzalez and Pena are facing drug charges and are being held in the Atascosa County Jail.