Cowboy Basketball ready for season

The McMullen County Cowboys tip off their 2011-2012 season this week against the Nordheim Pirates. Under Coach Matt Oden, they are hoping for plenty of success this season. Note: No basketball profile was available from the McMullen County Cowboys coaching staff. Schedule Outlook- The Cowboys are set to begin their season on Friday, November 18th at home against the Pirates. […]


Pride of the Tribe- Indian Playoffs 2011


Jourdanton FFA competes in Dilley

On Monday, November 7, 2011, the Jourdanton FFA Chapter competed in the Wintergarden District LDEs (“Leadership Develo pment Event”) in Dilley, Texas. On the Greenhand level, Jourdanton took teams for the following events: Chapter Conducting, Quiz, Creed, and Skills. On the Chapter Farmer Level, Jourdanton took teams for: Chapter Conducting, Quiz, Creed, Job Interview and Farm Radio. The Greenhand Chapter […]

USDA announces Disaster Assistance Sign up for 2010 Crop Losses

(Pleasanton, TX) – November 14, 2011 – Atascosa County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Scott Heffernan today announced that the Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) program enrollment for 2010 crop year losses begins November 14, 2011. “Producers across the state experienced several natural disasters during the 2010 crop year that caused hardship and financial losses to many agricultural […]

IRS offers extension to farmers and ranchers

(Jourdanton) – The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently announced an extension of replacement period for livestock producers who have been forced to sell animals due to the drought. “The livestock industry has suffered $2.06 billion is loses, as ranchers have sold off cattle due to lack of forage and escalating supplemental feed expenses,” said Atascosa County Farm Bureau President Lloyd […]


Community Thanksgiving Service this Sunday

Our community’s "Thanksgiving Service" is scheduled for this coming Sunday, November 20, at 4: 00 p.m.’ and this year, will be held at Trinity Baptist Church, in Pleasanton. All of the Christian churches in our close knit community are invited to attend and give thanks for all our blessings and renew our fellowship with other Christians in the area. This […]


Diane Dickens, age 55 of George West, passed away on Friday, November 11, 2011, in Houston. Mrs. Dickens was born April 13, 1956 in Pleasanton. She is survived by her husband James Dickens of George West and her children, Kimberly Ann Lamprecht and husband Donny of Three Rivers, Tracey Lee Dickens and fiancee’ Amanda Meeks of George West and Anthony […]


Antonio Garza, age 96, passsed away on Friday, November 11, 2011 in San Antonio. He was born January 15, 1915 in San Antonio. Antonio served his country proudly during World War II as an Army ammunitions bearer. During his time of service he received the American Defense Service Medal, EAME Campaign Medal with 5 Bronze Stars and a Purple Heart. […]

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