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April 11, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

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GOoaall!

The Lady Eagles did it again! They won their Regional Quarter final playoff tonight against Juarez- Lincoln High School. They will face Pflugerville Hendrickson High School in the Regional Tournament this Friday, April 13 at 2 p.m. More...

Special Sections

News

Chavez named Chief of Police in Poteet

- VIDEO INSIDE - Martin Chavez, was the City Council’s top pick of 20 candidates vying for the position of Poteet Chief of Police. The Poteet City Council appointed Chavez on April 2nd with his first day at his new post April 5th. More...

$5,000 CASH REWARD

Theft on FM1333

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 theft that occurred in the 100 block of FM 1333, a ¼ mile from FM 476. More...

Bond set for $150,000 for man charged with assaulting family members on Easter

A San Antonio man, Rayford Lee Contreras, 23, is behind bars in the Atascosa County Jail after being arrested for allegedly attacking his grandmother, uncle, brother and step-father in a family home on Easter Sunday. More...

Opinion & Columns

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Only a portion of Main will close if initiatives pass

On Saturday, May 12, the voters of Pleasanton will decide whether or not to build a community center and library with the design of July 28, 2011 that was presented to and accepted by City Council and reported in the Pleasanton Express. More...

The Way I See It

A ‘berry’ fun event

I t takes so much to plan an event. Think about it. Even the most simple party takes some planning, some thought, some financial support and some organization. More...

Farm & Ranch

Yard and business of the month

The Jourdanton Garden Club is honored to give the monthly award to two very deserving places. The yard of the month goes to Shane and Holly Sillivent at 1209 Elm Street and to Chile Bandera on Highway 97. More...

Atascosa County FB Scholarship Scramble Golf Tournament

Sunday, April 29th at 1 p.m. at Pleasanton Country Club. Atascosa County Farm Bureau will host a golf tournament. The fee will include green fee, cart, mulligan and hamburger supper. Pursch Motors of Pleasanton will sponsor a hole-in-one contest. More...

Atascosa AG News

Purple Up! For Military Kids Friday, April 13th

“Purple Up! For Military Kids” will be a day on which all those who wish to thank military children for their sacrifices are asked to wear purple to show support. More...

Church

Jordan’s Crossing

Jordan’s Crossing Christian Center hosts “Lost But Found” Sunday night, April 15. They sing and play with a bluegrass style. You will be blessed. The time is 6:30 p.m. at 1515 Brown Ave. in Jourdatnon. More...

Senior Adult Fellowship at FBC Poteet

Everyone is invited to attend a Senior Adult Fellowship at FBC Poteet on Tuesday, April 17, beginning at 10:30 a.m. More...

Are you man enough?

Are you man enough? Then it’s time to “man up” and come join First Baptist Church of Poteet’s Men’s Ministry on April 21 at 8:30 a.m. at the church fellowship hall. More...

Cora Lamar named “Grower of the Year”

Cora Lamar, champion strawberry farmer, has been named Grower of the Year by the Poteet Rotary Club. Lamar’s strawberries not only won Grand Champion last year, they also fetched the record amount of $10,700 at the yearly auction. More...

Jourdanton solar farm a first for area

The City of Jourdanton is planning for their future in a green way. More...

Sports

I-37 Raceway Results

I-37 Raceway @ Newsome Motor Park, 4/14/12   IMCA Modifieds 8g Greg Dinsmore, 371 Ben Ketteman, 29 Jamie Campbell, 49 Chuck Chesler, 444 Joe Spillman, 14 Joe O’Bryan, 26 Darin Leonard, 67 Robert Liese jr, 37 Bill Pittaway, 117 Jimmy Tidwel More...

White holds off Blue, 44-42, in UTSA Football Fiesta Spring Game on Sunday

Sunday, April 15, 2012 SAN ANTONIO – A trio of quarterbacks combined to go 26-for-40 for 318 yards and a touchdown and the White team held off the Blue squad, 44-42, in the second annual UTSA Football Fiesta Spring Game presented by Health Tex More...

Lady Eagles Regional Tourney Bound

- VIDEO INSIDE - The Pleasanton Lady Eagle soccer team beat Lincoln-Juarez High Tuesday night (press night) 1-0 in the Sectional Playoff in Alice. Jacquelyn Olle scored the lone goal in the first half of the game. More...

Living

Christ’s suffering depicted in play

- VIDEO INSIDE - It was an emotional performance on Good Friday, April 6, as the St. Andrew’s ACTS team performed a Passion play. More...

Artist of the Month

You might call Kay Brown a “sporadic” artist. She paints for a while, then dabbles in arts and crafts, then sews and at present her interest is quilting. More...

Photos

Last week, the Poteet Police Association visited the dierent school campuses in Poteet to announce the winners in its recent contest. More...

School

Jourdanton students shine at District UIL Meet

Jourdanton High School students recently competed at the UIL District Academic Meet. Here are the results of the competition: Current Issues and Events-1st place Team: Corbin Haverlah (1), Sarah Mohmedali (5), Marisela Martinez and Iman Mohmedali. More...

PHS is Region Bound

District UIL Academics happened in PHS on the 21st and 24th of this month. Pleasanton High School hosted the district level competition that was attended by Cuero, Gonzales, Poteet, Yoakum, LaVernia, and Pleasanton. More...

4th Six Weeks Honor Roll

Pleasanton Elementary More...

Obituaries

William Nelson

William Nelson, age 64, of Pleasanton, passed away on Thursday, April 5, 2012, in Pleasanton. William was born July 29, 1947. More...

Santos Badillo

Santos M. Badillo, age 86, of San Antonio, TX, passed away Saturday, April 7, 2012, in Jourdanton. Santos was born January 2, 1926 in Crown. More...

Mingo Briones

Mingo Briones, age 79, of Poteet, passed away Tuesday, April 3, 2012, in Pleasanton. Mingo was born March 26, 1933 in Poteet. Mr. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

April 12 •Local Longhorn group meets Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. at All Saint’s Episcopal Church in Pleas., Hwy. 97 West, next to Whietree’s. •On-going classes at The Refuge on Thursdays. Parenting at 5 p.m. More...