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Woman threatened at gunpoint

It was about 7:50 p.m. on Friday, October 4, when the Atascosa County Sheriff ’s Department received a call concerning a man pulling a gun on a woman in the 1400 block of Camelot Lane off of Old Pleasanton Road. More...

Light turnout for Early Voting

When Early Voting ended Friday afternoon, November 4th, there were two elections underway. More...

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News

Copper thefts on rise

Atascosa County Chief Deputy David Soward said this week that there has been a recent explosion in the number of copper thefts. There were three pivot irrigation well systems that had the electrical wiring ripped out. More...

$5,000 CASH REWARD

Theft on FM-3006 near IH-37

Call (830) 769-CALL More...

Truck-car crash has no serious injuries

A DPS trooper who investigated this accident said the 18-wheeler was backing out of a piece of property onto Hwy. 16 when a private vehicle, which was driving southbound attempted to stop and turn to the right, struck the big rig. More...

Living

Saenz from above

Care package for Firebase Saenz

Carrie’s for Lunch is taking donations for a care package to be sent to U.S. troops at Firebase Saenz. Carrie’s for Lunch is located at 816 Main St. in Pleasanton. Donations will be accepted Nov. 9-Nov. More...

National Honor Society inductions at CHS

On Monday, Nov. 7, the Charlotte Chapter of National Honor Society (NHS) held its Induction Ceremony in the high school library. In attendance to witness the event were parents and teachers. Mrs. More...

Artist of the Month

Camilla Allen Mitchell is the Brush Country Art Club’s Artist of the Month. She grew up in Pleasanton and graduated from Pleasanton High School in 1964. More...

Obituaries

DARIN MCQUEEN

Darin Chase McQueen, age 3, of Bandera, passed away on Thursday, November 3, 2011 in San Antonio. Darin was born December 27, 2007. More...

ARON LEE WAGNER

Aron Lee Wagner, age 24, of Pleasanton, passed away Saturday, November 5, 2011, in San Antonio. Aron was born June 30, 1987. More...

MARGARITA ESCALANTE

Margarita Escalante, age 87, of Pleasanton, passed away Sunday, November 6, 2011, in Pleasanton. She is survived by her sons Frank Escalante, Jr. More...

Veterans Day activities planned

Poteet VFW Post 6970, located on State Highway 16 at FM476 in Poteet will host their annual flag raising ceremony at 11 a.m. More...

Rowdy ruckus at Pleasanton City Hall

Community center discussion ends in quarrels between council, audience

Chaos erupted at the Nov. More...

Sports

J-TOWN IS TITLE TOWN

One heck of a come back

With a district title and a playoff spot on the line, the Indians seemed all but finished when it came to viewing the scoreboard at Indian Stadium. The Cole Cougars had stormed out to a 27-7 lead at the half. More...

STATING THE OBVIOUS

College Football Chaos

Congratulations to Coach Wayne Johnson and the Jourdanton Indians for capturing the first district title in Jourdanton since 1996. That was one heck of a come back vict o r y against the Cole Cougars. More...

Fishermen tell tall tales

I’ve been fishing for largemouth bass since I was a teenager but I had never seen or heard of two fishermen catching the same fish at the same time. More...

Opinion & Columns

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Change is good

Pleasanton once had a traditional town square with a classic dark red rock courthouse. Built in 1886, the courthouse stood near the site occupied by city hall today. More...

Thanks to the four councilmen

I applaud the four city council members, J. R. Gallegos, Abraham Saenz, Roger Garza and Jimmy Magel, for standing their grounds with all the pressure that has been put on them to change their vote about closing Main Street. More...

School

Christmas comes early for PISD employees

It wasn’t exactly Oprah’s favorite things, but Pleasanton ISD employees were thrilled to hear the news that they would once again be receiving retention incentives. More...

Community Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

November 10 ¬ĀLocal Longhorn group meets Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. (nonsmoking, open discussion) at All Saint’s Episcopal Church in Pleasanton, Hwy. 97 West, next to Whiffletree’s. More...