Am I ready for some football?

Ah, football. I’ve always liked playing football more than I like watching it. But, this year I’m gonna give watching football a try.I watch other professional sports. I  LOVE mixed martial arts, UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) and professional volleyball (AVP). I will also watch a little NBA. Never much football though.My husband, being the fantastic man that he is, has […]

It’s A Cowboy Thing

Pleasanton Young Farmers

It’s time to grab your boots and hats and attend the Pleasanton Young Farmers Cowboy of the Year Rodeo and Festival. Festival? Yes, the Young Farmers have added more events to the two-day rodeo. Of course there will be dances after the rodeos both nights. And the cowboys and cowgirls in the Brush Country will not want to miss the […]

Shots fired at Poteet Chief

The Poteet Police Department arrested five after shots were fired at the Poteet Police Chief. At around 7 p.m. last Wednesday, Chief Martin Chavez tried to pull over a pickup truck off of Avenue L and 9th Street for a traffic violation. Before he could get to the vehicle, the driver moved it forward. He ordered him to stop and […]

Cowboy honors taken seriously

The Cowboy of the Year and the South Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame are without a doubt the highest honors a person can achieve in Atascosa County. The winners of these awards leave a legacy of honor to their families and to the town of Pleasanton who holds claim to the name “Birthplace of the Cowboy”. These honors are of […]

Rodeo Time!

By the looks of the articles and ads all about Cowboys….it must be rodeo time. The Pleasanton Young Farmers are planning for an even bigger and better event this year – lots more actvities for the two-day event! Be sure to come out and see who gets named Cowboy of the Year and the inductees into the South Texas Cowboy […]



Caliber Caper

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 in the 1800 block of Sandbranch Road, north of FM 2504 in the Kyote area. On Tuesday, July 10, 2012 sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a residence in the […]


Aguero dies suddenly, fund set up in Jourdanton

Roger Aguero, 43, of Christine, passed away suddenly during a softball game this past Sunday in Charlotte. Aguero, an avid sports fan, Little League coach and volunteer was a 1988 graduate of Jourdanton High School. “He was a great fan. He would go to Squaw and Bratz softball games even when he had no kids playing,” said Mary Ramirez. “He […]

Samsel presents planning, zoning report

On Aug. 2, the Pleasanton City Council heard a presentation from Ray Samsel of the Planning and Zoning Commission. Comprising the council are: Mayor Clinton J. Powell, Jimmy Magel (Dist. 1), Abraham Saenz (Dist. 2), Kathy Coronado (Dist. 3), J.R. Gallegos (Dist. 4), Roger G. Garza (Dist. 5) and Jeanne B. Israel (Dist. 6). Unable to attend was Councilman Garza. […]