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Registration open for Poth’s 2022 Ride to Remember

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The City of Poth will hold its 2022 Ride to Remember Bicycle Ride and 5K Walk/Run in cooperation with the Alzheimer’s Association and the Poth Economic Development Corp. on Saturday, April 23. Cyclists can choose from four rider levels (12-, 22-, 44-, and 66-mile). On race day, check-in begins at 7 a.m. in Poth City Park at 801 Coy St. […]

Local athletes showcase talent during All-Star game

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The 2022 San Antonio Sports All-Star Football Game included five area football players from Floresville, Poth, and East Central in the Alamodome Jan. 8. Two seniors from Floresville High School, Dareion Murphy (5) and Brandon Cortez (6), were selected to play on Team Black. In addition, two Poth High School seniors, Caleb Molina (12) and Trevor Fuller (45), were selected […]

Pirates overtake State-ranked Lytle, remain undefeated in district

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Poth Pirate sophomore Aidan DeHoyos (5) hits a big 3-pointer right before halftime against Lytle, which brought the teams to a tie 31-31. The Poth Pirates trailed early in the game but were up at half, 33-31.

Poth Pirates shut out Aggies

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Trent Wiatrek (34) works for the rebound. The Pirates played in Poteet and won 71-52 Dec. 31 to remain undefeated in round one of district play.

Pirettes victorious over Squaws, Aggies

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The Poth Pirettes took on the Jourdanton Squaws Dec. 28 at home. The Pirettes went to work early and pulled away from the Squaws in the fourth quarter. High scorers were Makenna Albert 15, Kendall Castro 12, Kahlen Castro with 11, and Cadence Hopkins with 10. On Dec. 31, the Pirettes traveled to Poteet to take on the Aggies and […]

Poth City Hall construction will increase accessibility, parking

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Construction workers are hard at work, dismantling the concrete walkway leading to the front entrance of Poth City Hall. The small municipal building is undergoing changes to increase its accessibility to align with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Standards for Accessible Design, Poth Mayor Crystal Eckel advised. In addition to becoming ADA-compliant, the building — located at 200 N. Carroll […]

Karlee Kroll earns All-Area Land Judging honors

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Congratulations to Karlee Kroll for receiving the title of All-Area Land Judger! She competed against multiple bigger schools in her competition, including James Madison, Fredericksburg, Hondo, and Harper. Well done!

Poth players earn Volleyball Legacy All-Star honors

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Two Poth student-athletes have been selected by the Texas Girls Coaches Association (TGCA) as Volleyball Legacy All-Stars. Congratulations to Sydney Kroll and Khloe Naegelin for earning this honor! Athletes must be seniors to be selected. These all-stars will receive a certificate and a letter jacket patch. TGCA selects a maximum of 20 All-Stars from divisions 1-4A and 5-6A in volleyball. […]

Pirettes topple Ro-Hawks, Wolves

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The Poth High School Pirette varsity basketball team continued their journey toward district play by taking on the Randolph Ro-Hawks Dec. 7. The game was very physical and a defensive matchup, but the Pirettes came out on top, 33-28. The Pirettes started district play with a win at home Dec. 10 against Dilley. The Pirettes played aggressively and dominated the […]

Lester West — crew cuts for all

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Former barber talks haircuts and Wilson County roots


“Airman, you’re next.” Any young man who has gone through Air Force basic training probably remembers his first haircut as a member of a training flight. I do. After standing in a long line — “toe to heel,” the training instructor kept reminding us — I was beckoned to step forward and sit in a barber’s chair. I climbed in […]