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SAM HOUSTON IN TOWN

Sam Houston, the Democratic nominee for Texas Attorney General stopped in Pleasanton on Oct. 17. The West Texas native grew up in the small town of Colorado City. More...

Leming meeting to set up Neighborhood Watch

Crime Stoppers will make a presentation on Thursday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Home Plate Restaurant, located at 105 Old Pleasanton Road. More...

THE PLEASANTON POLICE DEPARTMENT CRIME REPORT LOG

October 21 - October 27, 2014

Accident Oaklawn (3), GoodwinAccident, Minor Oaklawn (7),Goodwin, LantanaAccident, Parking Lot OaklawnAssault PatrickBurglary of a Building Fourth St., More...

Living

Comedy at Coughran Hall

Over $10,000 raised for Children’s Alliance of South TX

The Tres Leches comedy team had a packed Coughran Hall rolling in their seats on Oct. 23. “Stand Up... for Abused Children” raised an estimated $10,000-$15,000 for the Children’s Alliance of South Texas- a Child Advocacy More...

Fall Festivals & more

FBC POTEET DRAMA First Baptist Church will present the “City of Doom” a walk-through drama presentation on Thursday, Oct. 30, from 7-8:30 p.m. The church is located on the corner of Avenue D and 4th Street in Poteet. More...

‘PINK OUT’ DAY AT STRMC

The staff at South Texas Regional Medical Center in Jourdanton donned pink tops to celebrate “Pink Out Day,” part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. More...

Farm & Ranch

Verdilizer

55th reunion

Have heard a lot about this past weekend’s “Cowboy Homecoming” and we were sorry that we missed it. But, we had such a great trip to Houston to attend my high school reunion. More...

4-H DOG PROJECT

The 4-H Dog Project group members were enlightened and educated by Jourdanton Police Officer David Presley, Cpl. Troy Walter and Officer Leo on October 15. More...

BAUERS AT Y’ALL COME BACK

On Sunday, October 19, 2014, members of the Pleasanton FFA attended the 30th anniversary of the Y’all Come Back Steer show in Floresville. Member Baylee Bauer had Reserve Champion Hvy. More...

Church

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...

Food Pantry closed

First Baptist Church of Jourdanton would like to inform the public that its Food Pantry is currently closed. More...

Early voting ends on Friday

Brush Country voters have been voting early and according to the Atascsoa County Election Adminstrator’s office, it has been busy. As of the close of Monday, October 27, 1,840 have voted in the General Election. More...

Comptroller distributes $622 million statewide

(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Susan Combs said today that state sales tax revenue in September was $2.17 billion, up 7.9 percent compared to September 2013. More...

Martinez wins Cowboy Crazy Cash

Angela Martinez of Leming was the lucky winner in the Cowboy Crazy Cash contest that was held over the past four weeks. Her winning entry was made at MG Building Materials. More...

Sports

Squaw wins overall, Lady Eagles crowned champs

County cross country teams from Pleasanton, Jourdanton, and Poteet vied for the gold in the District 30-4A cross country meet last Wednesday in Pleasanton and walked away with impressive results. More...

Cowgirls remain undefeated in District 29-2A, claim title

The Cowgirls remain undefeated in District 29-2A after sweeping San Antonio Hawkins in straight sets (25-8, 25-9, 25-9) last week on the road. More...

Lady Eagles crowned District 30-4A champions

The Lady Eagles soared past Pearsall (25-16, 25-10, 21-25, 26-24) last Friday at home to capture the district title and improve to 9-0 in district play and 21-10 overall. More...

Opinion & Columns

Fall Festivals

11th Annual Howl-O-Weenie Pet costume contest, all domestic pets welcomed! Saturday, November 1 at the Pleasanton Library, registration starts at 9:30 and entry fee is $5. Bring your fur babies out for the contests and races. Fall Festival Time! More...

State Capital Highlights

Campaigns in final push as election day approaches

Polls continued to show Republican candidates ahead in top-of-ballot races as Texas moved closer to the Oct. 31 early voting deadline before Election Day, Nov. 4. More...

The Way I See It

Ghosts among us?

Halloween is this Friday and we all think about scary things - goblins, vampires and ghosts. Ask folks if they believe in them and some may admit it. Others not so much. I thought I’d share my experience of a ghostly nature. More...

Obituaries

RONALD VALCHAR

Ronald Valchar passed away on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at the age of 68. Ronald was born June 7, 1946 in Floresville to Eddie and Emma (Labus) Valchar. More...

MICHAEL JENKINS

Michael “Jethro” Lynn Jenkins passed away October 24th 2014. He was born September 16, 1958. Jethro was a bull hauler and drove for J.B Hill and JJJ trucking for many years. He loved his family and friends and enjoyed fishing. More...

ALFRED CLEMENT

Alfred Gene Clement passed away October 22, 2014. He had resided in Pleasanton since 1972. Born in Bellevue, Gene was the second son of Thomas Albert and Nina (Deaver) Clement. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

October 30 • 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. • Pleasanton AA Newcomers group meets Thursday at 8:15 p.m. at More...