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Dr. Kurz approved as EMS medical director

Atascosa CountyCommissioners’ CourtSpecial MeetingMarch 23, 20159:00 a.m.Ordered byHon. More...

THE PLEASANTON POLICE DEPARTMENT CRIME REPORT LOG

March 17 - March 23, 2015

Accident - Jolly St., Bensdale, Main, OaklawnAccident, Major - Goodwin, OaklawnAccident, Minor - Winship, Goodwin (2), Val Verde, Oaklawn(2)Assault - Southway, Bensdale, Trade, MarketAssault/Criminal Mischief - AdamsBurlgary of a Building - GoodwinBu More...

Mann named superintendent for Pleasanton ISD

The Pleasanton School Board hired Dr. Matthew Mann as the new superintendent of the district. He replaces Dr. Cynthia Clinesmith who resigned earlier this year. More...

Living

Outside Looking In

When faced with a chronic illness, the decision on whether or not to disclose it is a personal and difficult one. More...

Purple Day - March 26, 2015

What is Purple Day? Purple Day is an international grassroots effort dedicated to increasing awareness about epilepsy worldwide. More...

Remembering a precious soul at ‘Hoops for Hunter’

Family and friends of the late Hunter Galloway gathered at a balloon release in front of the Pleasanton Sports Complex, on March 21. More...

School

PHS Band members advance to State

The Pleasanton Eagle Band attended solo and ensemble contest on March 18 and performed very well with 24 students advancing to the state contest in May. More...

Obituaries

LUIS CHAPA JR.

Mr. Luis Chapa Jr. of Charlotte passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at the age of 70. Luis was born on August 30, 1944 in Pearsall to Luis Chapa Sr. and Concepcion Chapa. More...

SUEGENE GIBSON

Suegene Petty Gibson of San Antonio passed away on March 14, 2015 at the age of 92. She was born May 4, 1922 in Teague to Ralph and Sudie Petty. Suegene was a school teacher for 25 years in the San Antonio ISD. More...

GILMER CRAFT III

Gilmer Glenn Craft, III, age 60, of Poteet, passed away Tuesday, March 17, 2015 in Poteet. More...

Church

Bible Study

Every Thursday there will be an in depth Bible study held at the Verdi Community Center . The study will be held from 7-8 p.m. This is an opportunity to learn why there are so many churches, what it means to be born again and more. More...

Rummage sale for Angels

Recently the Atascosa Angels, a youth group from the Atascosa First SDA Church in Poteet, took part in a state wide competition testing their knowledge of the Book of Matthew. More...

Navigators Basketball tourney

Bob Byrd of The Navigators reminds the public that their basketball tournament is this Sunday, March 29. This first annual Basketball Competition for Men and Women will be at the Atascosa River Park in Pleasanton from 2-7 p.m. More...

STRAWBERRY FEST

Headliners include Dustin Lynch, Josh Abbott Band

In a few weeks, the town of Poteet will swell with crowds visiting the 68th annual Strawberry Festival April 10- 12. And those visitors will not be disappointed with the headliners chosen for the weekend’s entertainment. More...

Hurley Funeral Homes honored with Texas Treasure Business Award

Hurley Funeral Homes was presented the Texas Treaure Business Award last Thursday at the Atascosa County Courthouse by Texas State Representative Ryan Guillen. More...

Sports

Aggie helps lead football program

POTEET– Athletic Director and head football coach at Poteet, Doug Foster, recently attended a workshop in Indianapolis over the weekend for a widely respected football program. More...

Eagle hurler strikes out 14 in victory

Pleasanton right-hander Kenny Cordova threw a sparkling three-hitter as he struck out 14 Gonzales batters in a 1-0 shutout last week at home. More...

Five county lifters compete at Corpus Christi meet

Five county athletes vied in the division 4A girl’s state powerlifting meet last week in Corpus Christi and finished admirably. More...

Opinion & Columns

The Way I See It

Just call me Dot!

My best friend Christa just celebrated her birthday on Tuesday. I was able to spend Sunday with her and her hubby hanging out at a flea market, watching the Spurs play and then burgers for dinner. More...

State of Pleasanton City and Bonita Hill Cemeteries

Last Saturday afternoon, my sister and I took a field trip to the Pleasanton City Cemetery. Earlier that morning we had been talking about our own family history, and what we can learn and preserve for prosperity. More...

State Capital Highlights

House passes human trafficking, border security bills

Bills to address the illegal importation and exploitation of persons and to protect the state’s border with Mexico moved through the Texas House last week. They were the first major statewide legislation to be approved by the body since Jan. More...

Farm & Ranch

Tilden FFA Ag Mechanics win big at three major shows

The Tilden FFA Ag Mechanics team has recently achieved a major Texas stock show trifecta…winning the title of Grand Champion Ag Mechanics Project at three consecutive shows: San Angelo, San Antonio, and Houston. More...

Foreign Persons Must Report U.S. Agricultural Land Holdings

The Executive Director for the U.S. More...

Verdilizer

Great start to Spring

We are really having a wonderful beginning to our Spring, aren’t we? I wish I had remembered to put a mention in our last week’s column about the Tenth Anniversary for Argent Court, our first assisted living facility in Atascosa County. More...