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Lady Eagles shut out by Fredericksburg

GIRL’S SOCCER: PLEASANTON

The Lady Eagles suffered a 1-nil shutout by Fredericksburg at home last week. “Once again, we gave up an early goal,” Pleasanton head coach Brant Bird said. “We dominated this game. More...

Cowgirls capture two victories

GIRL’S HOOPS: MCMULLEN CO.

The Cowgirls captured two wins against Austwell- Tivoli (66-28) and San Marcos Baptist (45-9) last week. More...

Everything heats up with latest UIL shuffle

Just For Kicks

Every two years, the University Interscholastic League realigns each district in the state. As area high school coaches scramble to complete football schedules, fans can begin to talk about the upcoming possibilities on the gridiron. More...

Opinion & Columns

Phil keeps his ‘job’ despite inaccuracies

The Way I See It

Yes, that hibernating rodent, Punxsutawney Phil, the official groundhog who predicts six more weeks of winter or an early spring made his debut Tuesday, February 2. More...

Super Bowl Party Code

Every football fan knows you need to have a great game plan to bring home the win, and preparing to celebrate Super Bowl Sunday is no different. More...

TxDOT awaits go-ahead signal for gridlock-reducing projects

State Capital Highlights

The Texas Department of Transportation on Jan. 27 reported that on average, Texas drivers in five of the state’s largest metropolitan areas lose about 52 hours and $1,200 annually due to traffic congestion. More...

Farm & Ranch

Dr. Kim Jones gives keynote address at STEPS meeting

Oil & Gas Editor

Keynote speaker at the Thursday, January 21 meeting of “A Safer Texas One Step Closer” (STEPS) was Dr. Kim Jones. Meeting was held at Cowboy Fellowship Church on FM 3350. More...

Dru Benavides, Extension Agent, addresses Commissioners’ Court

Dru Benavides, County Extension Agent, spoke during the Commissioners’ Court meeting, Monday, January 25. More...

Texas Brigades camps for youth

The Texas Brigades’ mission is to educate and empower youths with leadership skills and knowledge in wildlife, fisheries, and land stewardship to become conservation ambassadors for a sustained natural resource legacy. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

February 3 & 8 • Zumba classes will be at the new Civic Center in Pleasanton each Monday and Wednesday from 5:45-6:45 p.m. for $2. Punch cards, $20. Earn a free class when card full. Cheryl Price, instructor. More...

MOTORCYCLE FATALITY ON IH37

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Pleasanton chamber awards banquet set

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce will hold their annual awards banquet on Thursday, February 4 at Lew’s at Pleasanton Country Club Banquet Room, 1801 McGuffin Dr. The reception and dinner will begin at 6 p.m. More...

News

PEÑA HOSTS HUMAN TRAFFICKING AWARENESS SUMMIT

District Attorney René M. Peña’s office hosted a Human Trafficking Awareness Summit for area law enforcement on January 7. More...

Year End Report approved

Atascosa County Commissioners’ Court Second Regular Meeting January 25, 2016 9:00 a.m. Ordered by Hon. More...

One Team One Mission

There are certain professions that inspire camaraderie. Military servicemen. Firemen. Doctors. And yes, police have a bond that is hard to describe to those outside the industry. More...

Living

Pleasanton BPA sending 22 to State

Competing at Regionals are: front row – Caitlin Korus, Trent Osborne, Ethan Gonzales, Sage Woerner, Jillian Olivarri, Brianna Carrizales, Kyla Llamas, Kaye Hubert, Claire Hubert, Jocelyn Alvarez-Bibian; middle row – Noel Garciachaperone, More...

AFTERNOON OF SKATING IN THE PARK

A group of local skaters turned out at the Atascosa River Park in Pleasanton on Jan. 23, for the Vision Skate Jam IV event. See story on page 2B. More...

Sharing a vision for skating

Local skateboard enthusiasts converged at the large pavilion at the Atascosa River Park in Pleasanton for Vision Skate Jam IV. Approximately 15 skaters showcased their talent and skills at the event on Saturday, Jan. 23. More...

School

CHARLOTTE ELEMENTARY UIL STUDENTS

Charlotte School Board members and staff recognized elementary students who participated in UIL. More...

Dean’s Honor Roll from A&M College Station

Jan. 28, 2016 - Texas A&M University has named its honor students for the fall semester, recognizing them for outstanding academic performance. More...

ASU Dean’s List released

Students achieving the Dean’s List for the 2015 fall semester have been announced by Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas. More...

Obituaries

LESLIE SINCLAIR SR.

Leslie E. Sinclair, Sr., age 71, of Lytle, passed away Saturday, January 30, 2016 in San Antonio. He served in the Army and was stationed in Germany. More...

EVA MONTES

Eva Montes, age 48, of Poteet, passed away at her residence, Friday, January 29, 2016. More...

ARTURO CASTRO JR.

Arturo Castro Jr. of San Antonio passed away Saturday January 30, 2016 at the age of 27. He was born August 7, 1988 to Arturo and Cecilia Castro. More...