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Caballero indicted for Tampering with Governmental Record

Court documents obtained on July 17, 2014 revealed an indictment was handed down charging Justice of the Peace, Pct. 1 Betty Caballero with the offense of Tampering with Governmental Record. More...

Citizens Concerned about future of Carrizo Aquifer

A panel discussion on the impact of SAWS desalination project on the Atascosa County water supply was held at the Pleasanton Community Center, Monday evening, July 21. More...

Rodeo Festival fast approaching

Cowboy of the Year, Hall of Fame announced - plus Mark Chesnutt headlines on Saturday

The Young Farmers are getting ready for the Pleasanton Young Farmers’ Cowboy of the Year Open Rodeo Festival. Natalie Rose will perform after the Cowboy of the Year, South Texas Hall of Fame presentations and rodeo on Friday, August 15. More...

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News

Work continues at playscape

Crews are busy rebuilding a vital part of the Atascosa River Park in Pleasanton– the wooden playground playscape first built 27 years ago. More...

$5,000 CASH REWARD

Shalimar Subdivision 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 report of a burglary located in the 300 block of Bocawood, located in the Sha More...

JISD board approves property purchase

The Jourdanton School Board meeting opened with the District Self- Evaluation that is now required by the Texas Legislature. The report is made to TEA and the public and is available on the district’s website. More...

Living

Hands-on history lessons shared at Yesteryear Festival

Cub Scouts volunteer

The Cub Scouts Pack 194 of Pleasanton, volunteered at the Yesteryear Festival held at the Longhorn Museum on Saturday, July 19. More...

CZECH DAY AT ST. MATTHEW’S CATHOLIC CHURCH

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Still time to enter Juried Art Show

The Art On Main Gallery is still seeking submissions for the 2nd Annual “Innovate, Invoke, Inspire!”, a Pleasanton Juried Art Show, which will take place from Aug. 16– Aug. 29, at the Longhorn Museum in Pleasanton. More...

School

New Principal at our Lady of Grace Academy

In June, the School Board at Our Lady of Grace Academy selected Joey Moczygemba as their new principal. Joey has 31 years of experience in education. More...

Jourdanton ISD conducts new student registration

New student registration for those students new to the district will be held Wednesday, August 6 and Thursday, August 7 from 9:00 to 3:00 at all campuses. More...

Obituaries

BETTY STATLER

Betty Jean Corbin Statler, 78, passed away in the company of family on the afternoon of July 19, 2014. She was born August 17, 1935. Betty was an avid reader, gardening enthusiast, and held a deep love for horses. More...

ANTONIO PACHECO JR.

Antonio Pacheco Jr. passed away Thursday, July 3, 2014 in Tucson, Arizona at the age of 85. He was born April 19, 1929 in Pleasanton. More...

JOSEPHINE BREZINA

Josephine (Josie) Marie Blaschke Brezina of Austin, TX died on Sunday, July 20, 2014 at her home after a short illness. She attained the age of 92 years, 4 months and 2 days. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

July 23-24 •St. John Lutheran and Jourdanton United Methodist Church will be hosting a Vacation Bible School at St. John Luthern, Hwy 97, Jourdanton on Sunday, July 20-Thursday, July 24 from 6-8:30 p.m. Call Michele at 830-534-9390. July 24 More...

Former Fugitive Arrested Again

Thursday night search yields arrest

A former Texas Department of Public Safety Most Wanted Fugitive has been captured once again. More...

Coronado murdered

Three weeks after his son’s murder, Daniel Coronado Sr. was shot to death at his home on Dallas Street in Pleasanton. More...

POTEET’S FRESH NEW LOOK

A ribbon cutting and open house was held for the new Poteet High School athletic facility this past Monday. Poteet School Board members were on hand for the ceremony. More...

Sports

A fresh look for Poteet

Aggie Stadium ready for season opener

POTEET– With roughly five weeks before the 2014 football season begins, Poteet fans should be proud of their new stadium. More...

State UIL basketball tournament moving to Alamo City next year

The change comes as a result of UIL staff seeking a solution to the difficulties with availability and affordability of hotels caused by concurrent events in Austin. More...

Area athletes named All-State on diamond

Charlotte’s Dilan Weigang earned yet another All-State accolade after a remarkable season for the Trojans. More...

Opinion & Columns

Cowboy of the Year and Hall of Fame Nominations needed

Cowboy of the Year, Hall of Fame nominations needed Nominations are being accepted for the 2014 Cowboy of the Year as well as for inductees into the South Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame. More...

FLASHBACK:

No pass, no play for athletes

60 Years ago- More...

THE PLEASANTON POLICE DEPARTMENT CRIME REPORT LOG

July 15 – July 22, 2014

Accident Main St., Trade St.Accident, Minor Oaklawn (6), Main (2)Assault Commerce, Wayward Court, OaklawnBurglary, Building Bryant St., Eagle View Dr. More...

Farm & Ranch

Pleasanton FFA Officers attend Area X Leadership Camp

On June 20th-22nd, the Pleasanton FFA chapter officers attended Area X leadership camp. This camp was located near Sandia at Camp Zephyr. More...

Verdilizer

Happy Birthday Gideon

I do hope that I don’t get any calls complaining that I didn’t get the notice of the SAWS desalinization project on the Carrizo Aquifer from which Atascosa County draws its fresh water. More...

Nomination deadline nears for FSA County Committees

U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Juan Garcia reminds farmers, ranchers and other agricultural producers that Aug. 1, 2014, is the deadline for local FSA county committee nominations. More...

Church

Hosanna Team visits Haiti

The mission team from the churches of Hosanna Leming and Hosanna Poteet returned to the U.S. from Haiti this past week. Joined with the Hosanna Team were teams from New York and Canada. More...

Ice cream social

First Presbyterian Church in Pleasanton will hold an ice cream social on Sunday, Aug. 3, at 6:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall behind the church. There will also be hot dogs and chips. 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...