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TIME TO PICNIC AT ST. IGNATIUS

Inviting all to come enjoy their annual picnic in Christine this Sunday, August 31, are some of the St. Ignatius parishioners. More...

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News

THE PLEASANTON POLICE DEPARTMENT CRIME REPORT LOG

August 19 - August 25, 2014

Accident Oaklawn (2), Goodwin, First St.Accident, Major Hwy 97EAccident, Minor, Hit and Run SecondAccident, Minor Oaklawn (3), Main (2), WinshipAssault Oaklawn More...

$5,000 CASH REWARD

Mini Storage Theft

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 series of reports of burglaries located in the 10000 block of State HWY 16 ou More...

Two teens sent to area hospitals

A single car crash sent two teens to hospitals last Saturday, August 23 just before noon. More...

Opinion & Columns

Picnic Time

St. Ignatius Catholic Church Picnic More...

The Way I See It

Gamble for a cause

A re you as confused as I am when standing at a craps table? It doesn’t matter if I’m at a local party or in Las Vegas, I just don’t get it. I’m not much for spending money on real gambling either. More...

Inside Brush Country Sports webcast premieres Friday

The first webcast of the season will be up on Friday. More...

Obituaries

LUCILLE COLLINS

Lucille Stanush Collins, 89, died Thursday, August 14, 2014 in Austin. More...

EDWARD SADLER

Edward Douglas Sadler, lifelong resident of Texas and a true Texas cowboy, has died of natural causes with his family by his side on August 23, 2014. More...

YNES AGUERO JR.

Memorial services for Ynes Salazar Aguero, Jr., 71, of Seminole will be held Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 6 p.m. in the Un Altar Para Jesucristo Church at Seminole with the Rev. Concepsion Trevino officiating and assisted by Mary Trevino. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

August 28 • Local Longhorn group meets Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. at All Saint’s Episcopal Church in Pleas., Hwy. 97 West, next to Whiffeltree’s. • Pleasanton AA Newcomers group meets Thursday at 8:15 p.m. at More...

Honoring Citizens

Jourdanton holds awards banquet

The feel of relaxing at the ocean was enjoyed by all who attended the “Evening at the Beach” themed Jourdanton Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet. The banquet was held last Tuesday, August 19 at the Jourdanton Community Center. More...

Local sales tax stays strong for August

Atascosa County is still holding strong in sales and use tax. The Texas Comptroller Susan Combs distributed over $816,000 to the cities in our county this period. This is down 4.41 percent from last year at this time. More...

Sports

Trojans moving in right direction

CHARLOTTE- The Trojans faced Center Point in their final scrimmage last week and showed they are ready for the season opener. Charlotte has continuously progressed as head coach Jerry Dominguez enters his third season. More...

Cowgirls round up title at tourney

McMullen County competed in the Three Rivers Lady Bulldog tournament last Thursday-Saturday and walked away with the championship after a series of intense games. More...

Brush Country teams gearing up for first meet of season

Area cross country teams will kick off their season at the Pearsall Invitational Saturday while McMullen County will compete in the Beeville Invitational September 13. Pleasanton will host the District 30-4A meet Oct. More...

Living

Cowboy Homecoming Queen Candidates

My name is Kimbrielle Gusman, daughter of Trent Gibson and Kimbrelee Martinez Gibson. More...

BACK TO SCHOOL BASH IN CHARLOTTE

Charlotte Elementary School held a Back to School Bash on Thursday, Aug. 21. Teachers, parents and students turned out to get the year started with a bang. More...

90TH BIRTHDAY FOR PETE ZUNIGA

Pedro (Pete) Zuniga of Charlotte celebrated his 90th birthday last Saturday at the Charlotte City Park Pavilion. He was born Aug. 18, 1924. More...

Farm & Ranch

Local Rodeo Youth bring home more awards

Emma Smith and her brother Ayden “Boomer” Smith are no strangers to rodeo. This summer they spent Friday nights at the Brush Country Youth Rodeo right here at the Cowboy Fellowship covered facility. More...

Time to Submit Comments on EPA Water Rule

In 1972, Congress established the Clean Water Act (CWA) to create a basic structure for regulating water quality standards and discharges of pollutants into “waters of the United States.” Under this act, “waters of the U.S.” a More...

RODEO TIME

Emma was the ribbon runner for Logan Moore at the Gonzales Rodeo. More...

Church

First Baptist Church events

Women’s Bible Study set

First Baptist Church Pleasanton will start two new Bible studies in September. On Tuesday, Sept. 2, at 6:30 p.m. in the Old FellowshipHall,CarylHudsonwillleada9week study titled “Children of the Day, 1&2 Thessalonians” by Beth Moore. More...

First Baptist Church events

First Baptist Church Pleasanton Grief Support Help and encouragement after the death of a spouse, child, family member or friend. More...

Does God exist?

You are invited to hear an unusual series of lectures that directly address key concepts you may have about modern science and faith in God. More...