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December 17, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Reindeer Bucks winners announced

Lots of folks registered for the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce and area merchants Reindeer Bucks shopping spree. The chamber gave away $500 worth of gift certificates to those who registered. More...

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News

$5,000 CASH REWARD

Arson investigation needs info

The Atascosa County Fire Marshal along with Crime Stoppers is hoping that a FIVE THOUSAND-DOLLAR cash reward being offered for one week only will help solve a reported arson located in the 700 block of San Antonio Street, located in the city of Pleas More...

U. S. Congressman Henry Cuellar honors Judge Diana Bautista

Atascosa County Judge Diana Bautista is retiring and U. S. Congressman Henry Cuellar made a surprise visit to the courthouse Monday morning, December 15, to honor her. More...

THE PLEASANTON POLICE DEPARTMENT CRIME REPORT LOG

December 9- December 15, 2014

Accident, Minor on Oaklawn (5), Second St., Commerce, Main St., Reed St., Sixth St.Assault on GoodwinBurglary of a Habitation on San AntonioBurglary of a Vehicle on Eagle View, Weems More...

Living

ACCEPT ‘elves’ spread cheer

Stacks of Barbie dolls, board games, Transformers and every toy one can imagine grace the tables at First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall in Pleasanton. More...

Christmas Story Contest Winners

Serious Category An Angel Among Us

Things never came easy for Sara after her parents died two years ago in a car crash. It happened around this time of year, Christmas. More...

Christmas Story Contest Winners

Humorous Category The Best Christmas Present Ever

After seven years of marriage, medical procedures, tests, Basal Thermometer readings, old wives’ tales, and even standing next to pregnant women in elevators (hoping the condition could be passed along by osmosis) we were finally going to have More...

Farm & Ranch

Our Christmas Story “Bowser and the Flying Red Stallion”

Part IV THIS IS the last installment of a column written by David R. Cardwell originally ran in the Pleasanton Express in 1980. More...

CONSUMER DECISION MAKING TEAM ATTEND CONTEST

Consumer Decision Making is a judging contest designed to teach kids to observe, compare and make consumer based decisions based on facts. More...

USDA extends application deadline for Dairy Margin Protection Program to Dec. 19

U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced that the application deadline for the dairy Margin Protection Program (MPP) will be extended until Dec. 19, 2014. More...

Church

Tableau to be presented

The Living Nativity Tableau has been First Presbyterian Church’s Christmas gift to the community since 1987. The Tableau will be Friday, December 19 and Saturday, December 20, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. More...

Stepping Into The New Year

Join Second Baptist Chapel as they host the “Stepping Into the New Year” Fashion Show and Musical on Saturday, Dec. 27. The event will be held from 6-10 p.m. at the Pleasanton Civic Center. More...

Bible study in Verdi on Thursdays

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...

O HOLY NIGHT

Cast members of First United Methodist Church Christmas play sing the final song. Left to right on the top row are: Brooke Rankin, Lauren Trapp, Brandi Barnett and Kinley Graf. More...

Christmas services set

All Saints Episcopal Join All Saints Episcopal Church at 6:30 p.m. on Christmas Eve to sing your favorite Christmas songs and carols. Their traditional Candlelight Service begins at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Craig Pooser, celebrant. More...

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Sports

Cowgirls claim title, Cowboys finish second

TILDEN– McMullen County hosted its own hoops tournament last Thursday through Saturday and finished with impressive results. More...

Hunters scramble for second season

With the general whitetail deer hunting season underway hunters shouldn’t forget about the upcoming dove season. For most hunters, the first week of September marks the beginning of dove season. More...

Aggies improve after hosting tourney

POTEET- The Aggies hosted their tournament last week and competed against tough competition. More...

Opinion & Columns

Let it snow

If all you want for Christmas is to have some snow Cowboy Fellowship is bringing it to town! Friday December 19th from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday December 20th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cowboy Fellowship will be a hosting a snow day. More...

Article well written

We have just read the landman article in your paper following the interview with Leon Zabava. We want to thank Leon for his time and energy spent writing the article. More...

The Way I See It

A 6-year-old’s dying wish

When I first read a letter submitted by our reader Paula Korus I thought “Oh, this is another one of those viral/chain letters that really isn’t real.” But after doing a bit of research, I found out that this plea is very much real. More...

Obituaries

JESUS CANTU

On Tuesday December 9, 2014, Our Lord came to take the better half of my heart, my beloved husband, father of my children, my babe of 45 years. More...

JAMES CABALLERO

James Caballero of Leming passed away on Thursday, December 11, 2014 at the age of 55. James was born February 6, 1959 in Jourdanton to Francisco and Angelita Cano Caballero. More...

SILVIA ALMANZA

Silvia Almanza, born June 21, 1947, passed away on Saturday, December 13, 2014, at the age of 67 years in her hometown of Poteet. Mrs. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

December 18 • 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. More...