Radio Hams in Poteet



The Hams of Atascosa County Amateur Radio Club will be operating for the entire 24 hours of the Field Day exercise, from 1 p.m. Saturday to 1 p.m. Sunday at the Strawberry Festival Grounds in Poteet. Operating from a location closest to the west entrance to the fairgrounds, the club will have several radios passing along messages on many of […]

Gregston Charles Hurley



Jodie Hurley is proud to announce the arrival of her new baby brother, Gregston Charles Hurley. He was born on May 25 at the Methodist Hospital in San Antonio, weighing 6 pounds, 6 oz. and 19.25 inches long. Proud parents are Patrick and Christina Hurley. Maternal grandparents are Larry and Gail Hughes of Pleasanton. Paternal grandparents are Cindy and Lloyd […]

Sacred Olympic Truce



A truce, in Greek, ekecheiria, literally means holding of hands. A Sacred Olympic Truce was announced before and during each of the Olympic festivals, to allow visitors to travel safely to Olympia. Special envoys, called spondoforoi, would announce the Sacred Olympic Truce in every known quarter of the Greek world. The key provision of the Sacred Olympic Truce was the […]

Community Calendar



June 20 & 27•Free Veggies! Share the Harvest is giving away free vegetablesevery Wednesday from 5-6 p.m. at Cowboy Fellowship, FM 3350. June 21•Local Longhorn group meets Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. at AllSaint’s Episcopal Church in Pleas., Hwy. 97 West, next to Whiffeltree’s.•On-going classes at The Refuge on Thursdays. Parenting at 5 p.m.and Parenting Boys at 6:30 p.m. Next […]

Cowboy Jamboree



Live Music and Dancing at the Cowboy Jamboree on Tuesday, June 26 at 7 p.m. The Jamboree is held at VFW Hall in Poteet, TX on Hwy 16, just north of town. Admission is free and the public is welcome. Featured Performers: Gene (Tumbleweed) Sells and the Southside Connection. Please join us for a fun filled evening with Gene and […]

Pleasanton Jr. High Band receives Football University’s Sweepstakes Band Award



Historical Commission to hold presentation



The Atascosa County Historical Commission met on June 13 at the Jourdanton Community Center. Discussion on Historical Markers in progress are: Jourdanton ISD, St. Matthew’s Catholic Parish in Jourdanton, Jourdan Campbell, Pleasanton Second Baptist Church, SAU&G Railroad, Campbellton, First Baptist Church in Poteet, Leming and John Sherman Home. The Atascosa County Courthouse will celebrate 100 years in May of 2012. […]

Missions use huge third to beat Corpus 10-1




San Antonio – (June 18th) The Missions have started to gain some momentum heading into the all-star break by winning their fourth straight in a 10-1 victory over the Corpus Christi Hooks. Corpus was on the board first, scoring on a delayed double steal by Andy Simunic and Jonathan Villar in the top of the first. The Missions then scored […]


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