David Ring will give message at Trinity



Nationally known speaker, David Ring, will be speaking Monday evening, January 30th d at 6:30 pm at Trinity Baptist Church, Pleasanton, TX. The service will focus on how to emerge victorious rather than victimized in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds. David Ring knows a thing or two about being victorious in the face of insurmountable odds. Born in 1953, […]

$5,000 CASH REWARD

Thieves target Little League

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 burglary that occurred at the Miller Ryan Park in the city of Charlotte. On January 6, 2012 sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the Charlotte Little League concession stand at the Miller Ryan Park […]

Political Cartoon



The Way I See It

Another delay; thanks a lot

I don’t know what I expected of the majority of our Pleasanton City Council. But I do know this…. I do believe they have ignored the wishes of the people …to have the originally approved plans for the Community Center and Public Library and to partially close Main Street to accommodate these plans. This act will now shoulder the city […]

Unusual activity at the Community Cemetery of Charlotte



On January 7, late afternoon and night, a group of people calling themselves Atascosa Paranormal Investigators, headed by Gloria Garcia manager/ lead investigator came into the cemetery with cameras, special lights etc. to film suposedly spirits after death. After being confronted by officers of the cemetery board of directors, which pointed out to them that they entered without permission and […]

State Capital Highlights

High court says San Antonio court erred in redistricting

The U.S. Supreme Court on Jan. 20 struck down the interim redistricting plans for the state of Texas authored by a three-judge panel of the San Antonio-based U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas. Last year, the panel was tasked with drawing state House, Senate and congressional district boundaries after the 82nd Texas Legislature’s enacted redistricting plans failed to be […]

Texas Politics

Perry: Not ready for primary time

OA little more than five months after Rick Perry announced in South Carolina that he was entering the race for the Republican presidential nomination, he dropped out, also in South Carolina, two days before that state’s primary. It wasn’t supposed to be this way. Perry had never lost a political race. He won re-election in 2010 handily, beating the state’s […]

On the Edge of Common Sense

Lassen County hijinks

Lassen County California is bigger than Rhode Island, but what isn’t? And has less people than the average funeral in New Orleans! It is famous for its Volcano and western tradition. Joy and her husband run cows, guide hunters and rent cabins at their ranch near Butte Creek. It was nighttime two days before hunting season and two poachers were […]

Writer’s Roost

Talk of ‘horse meat’ in markets gets attention

Recently, there was a news story that probably ticked off horse lovers everywhere. There is apparently an upswing in horse meat availability in grocery stores and meat markets. To my knowledge, I’ve never eaten horse meat nor would my parents have approved of it. However, one of my brothers would’ve gladly sacrificed “Pony” to the slaughter house. Our parents were […]

Lions Club News

Lions Club

Wild Game Dinner is looking to be a sell out! As of January 23rd the Pleasanton Lions have sold 39 sponsor tables!! With a limited amount of space there is only 1 table left. With the amount of tables sold this year it will leave a very limited amount of space for reserved seating tables. The Annual Wild Game Dinner […]