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Council honors three; discusses contract for City Manager in executive session

The Pleasanton City Council agenda was full for the January 15 meeting - the first meeting held since the December 4 regular session. Present were Mayor Clint Powell, Doug Best, District 1, Abraham Saenz, District 2; Diana Prasifka, District 3; J.R. More...

SHEAR DELIGHT FOR ‘BIGGIE’

“BIggie” is getting ready for the McMullen Co. Livestock Show this Friday and Saturday with Mark Casas’ help. Mark, 14, is the son of Carlos and Veronica Casas. Mom is partially hidden by the lamb. More...

THE PLEASANTON POLICE DEPARTMENT CRIME REPORT LOG

Janury 13 - January 19, 2015 More...

Living

Catholic Schools Week

Our Lady of Grace Academy to celebrate with week of activities

Our Lady of Grace Academy in Leming will celebrate Catholic Schools Week, from Jan. 25 to Jan. 30. The school’s vision statement is, “Educating the Whole Person to Live in Jesus Christ.” More...

Indian selected for All-State Band

Samantha Muckleroy, a member of the Jourdanton High School Band, was selected as a member of the 2015 Association of Texas Small School Bands All-State Band. More...

Relaxation, Recreation and Celebrations at Strawberry Pines

Relaxed is how you feel when you walk onto the property at the new Strawberry Pines. More...

Obituaries

PATRICK PHILLIPS

Patrick Lee Phillips of Poteet passed away January 18, 2015 at the age of 43. He was born September 29, 1971. He is survived by his parents, Leon E. More...

RICHARD MCCLENDON

Richard Brett McClendon of Jourdanton passed away Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at the age of 43. More...

PETRA GALLEGOS

Petra was born January 17, 1922 in Crown, Texas, (a small community just north of Charlotte off FM 1333), one of 11 children born to the late Nicasio Castanon Briseño and Serafina Piedra Briseño. More...

McMullen Co. prepares for their show

The McMullen County Livestock Show will be underway this Friday and Saturday, January 23 and 24. Judging will begin at 6 p.m. with Rabbits and Poultry on Friday. Saturday’s judging starts at 7:3-0 a.m. with Swine, Goats, Lambs and Steers. More...

WHERE ARE THEY?

Greg Cisnero, 26, was last seen in Jourdanton on January 11, 2014. If anyone has information please contact Jourdanton Police Department. 830-769-2241. Michelle Longoria- Villarreal, 33, was last seen on FM 173 on January 31, 2014. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles finish runner-up to Leander

GIRL’S SOCCER: PLEASANTON TOURNAMENT

The Lady Eagles took second place in their tournament after a 1-0 shutout by Leander in the title match last week. More...

Senators rally in support of equality

Off The Pitch

With the 2015 women’s World Cup set to kick off in less than five months, controversy still surrounds the use of artificial turf in the tournament’s stadiums. More...

Cowboys dominate Dilley in non-district matchup

BOY’S HOOPS: MCMULLEN COUNTY

The Cowboys dominated Dilley 54-34 in a nondistrict matchup last week at home. “It was a great team win,” McMullen County head coach Tracy Dawson said. More...

Opinion & Columns

Best chalupas ever

The Way I See It

Driving down Hwy. 281 and seeing the rubble of an old building sent a pang from my heart down to my stomach. More...

Governor Perry ends tenure with final address to lawmakers

State Capital Highlights

Gov. Rick Perry delivered his farewell address to a joint session of the House and Senate on Jan. 15. More...

More on drive-thru

This regards the complaint about the Poteet Wells Fargo drive-up window, or lack thereof. More...

Farm & Ranch

2015 ACLS Grand Champions

RESERVE GRAND CHAMPION STEER Collin Cass, Pleasanton FFA member, sold his Reserve Grand Champion Steer for $6,250 at the Atascosa County Junior Livestock Show. More...

2015 ACLS Reserve Grand Champions

RESERVE GRAND CHAMPION SWINE Pleasanton FFA member, Mackenzie Thompson showed the 2015 Reserve Champion Swine. The Heavy Hamp brought $6,010. More...