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ZONE 3

December 1 - 4, 2014 Properties west of Bryant Street and north of Oaklawn Street will be included in this route. More...

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News

$5,000 CASH REWARD

County Rd. 306 Stolen Items

The Atascosa County Sheriff’s Department along with Crime Stoppers is hoping that a FIVE THOUSAND-DOLLAR cash reward being offered for one week only will help solve a burglary located in the 2000 block of County Road 306, located 4 miles south More...

ACCEPT deadline December 6

Families throughout Atascosa County are reminded that it will soon be time to apply for Atascosa County Christmas Elf Project Target (ACCEPT) 2014. Dates are Dec. 1-6. Those in need of food and/or toys for Christmas are asked to apply. More...

THE PLEASANTON POLICE DEPARTMENT CRIME REPORT LOG

November 18 - November 24, 2014

Accident Oaklawn, Main (4), BryantAssault Grant, Oaklawn, PatrickDisturbance Francis (2), Ormand,Oaklawn, MainDisturbance, Verbal Francis More...

Living

Experience Christmas Village Dec. 5-7

Bring the entire family to the Poteet Strawberry Festival grounds next weekend, for this year’s presentation of Christmas Village. More...

COAT DRIVE AT JISD

CHS Winter Clothes Drive

The Charlotte High School Student Council and National Honor Society are hosting a Winter Clothes and Quilt Drive from Dec. 1-12. More...

John Pesek AWARDED FOR HIS INFLUENCE IN AGRONOMY

AMES, IOWA — The American Society of Agronomy (ASA) has announced John Pesek, Charles F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor in Agriculture and agronomy emeritus professor, is the recipient of the inaugural ASA Presidential Award. More...

Obituaries

JUAN GARZA

Juan Jose Garza of Pleasanton passed away Friday, November 21, 2014 at the age of 94. He was born February 21, 1920 in Fairview to Faustino and Maria (Martinez) Garza. More...

LIDIA FLORES

Lidia Arranaga Flores, age 88 passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 22, 2014 surrounded by her family. Lidia was born July 12, 1926 to Antonio and Maria (Dominguez) Arranaga in Del Rio. More...

DANIEL GONZALES

Daniel Ray Gonzales, born in San Antonio, Texas on February 27, 1988 passed away Friday, November 21, 2014 in Jourdanton at the age of 26 years. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

November 27 • Local Longhorn group meets Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. at All Saint’s Episcopal Church in Pleas., Hwy. 97 West, next to Granny D’s. • Pleasanton AA Newcomers group meets Thursday at 8:15 p.m. at More...

15-year-old runaway sought

The Atascosa Sheriff’s Department confirmed that Danika Ashton Lopez, 15, is missing and is being considered a runaway. She was last seen at Poteet High School on Friday, November 21 around 3:45 p.m. More...

Morales keeps seat

Outcome unchanged by recount

Jourdanton City Councilman Raul “Roy” Morales kept his seat after the recount ordered by his opponent Rudy Segura. More...

Friday accident claims Gonzales’ life

Daniel Ray Gonzales, of Jourdanton, was laid to rest on Tuesday, Nov. 25, at Rodriguez Cemetery in Poteet. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Camero Funeral Home in San Antonio. More...

Sports

Bartek harvests low-fenced trophy

A hunter can go a lifetime in the field without having the opportunity of spotting a monster buck. But, Larry Bartek capitalized off his chance and landed a dandy five and a half year old deer last week. More...

Cowboys dominate Utopia in first game

The Cowboys crushed Utopia 80-15 last week in their season hoops opener as four players recorded double digits in points. McMullen County’s Trey Kuenstler led with 16 points while Austen Serrata added 15 points in the win. More...

Cowgirls capture second place at Woodsboro tournament

The Cowgirls captured a second place finish at the Woodsboro Tournament last weekend after finishing with a 4-1 tournament record. We got in lots of basketball which is what we need at this point,” girls head basketball coach Tony Taylor said. More...

Opinion & Columns

Area Christmas Events

Kosciusko Hall More...

The Way I See It

The art of giving thanks

I f you have ever watched Jimmy Fallon on late night TV, you may have seen him writing thank you notes. While they are typically smart alecky ones for humor’s sake, it says a lot to see someone actually write a note. More...

Reduce your carbon footprint this holiday season

The holiday season is typically one when everything is done bigger and better. Excess may run supreme, and for those who are concerned about how their actions impact the environment, such excess can clash with their ideals. More...

Farm & Ranch

Double Trouble Prospect Show Winners

The South Texas Double Trouble Prospect Show was held on November 1, 2014 at the Atascosa County Junior Livestock Show Grounds. There were over 140 steers and 30 heifers that participated in this event. More...

Atascosa AG News

Workshop scheduled

2014 Farm Bill and Decision Aid Workshop scheduled More...

TSCRA submits comments opposing EPA Water Rule proposal

The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) President, Pete Bonds, today made the following statement after TSCRA submitted comments on Friday opposing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and United States Army Corps of Engine More...

Church

Skate Jam Nov. 29

Parents, do you know what your kids are doing? The Navigators of South Texas invite you to come and see. Show that you care, by your presence. More...

Ordination of Pastor Patrick Gonzalez

Hosanna Baptist Church ordained Pastor Patrick Gonzalez on Oct. 19. Pastor Patrick and his family moved to Haines City, Florida two years ago, without knowing what God had in store for them. More...

Pancake Supper at Church of Christ

Busy preparing for your Thanksgiving meal? Don’t know what to do for dinner on the Wednesday night before Thanksgiving? You are invited to a free Pancake Supper at the Pleasanton Church of Christ fellowship room at 6 p.m. on Nov. 26. More...