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Pleasanton ready to go back to work


History does not play nice, to the Pleasanton Lady Eagle Basketball program. Looking back over the last 15-years, Pleasanton has not seen much success on the hardwood. Un­der second year Head Coach Katy Palacios, Pleasanton is hopeful of building a program as she will return five players with varsity experience to a squad who went 5-25 overall last season and […]

Cowgirls rope in a new season




The McMullen County Cowgirls are excited to get the season underway with Head Coach Tony Taylor returning for his second season at the helm of the Cowgirls. McMul­len finished as the Area Champs last season and are hoping to keep the title this 2012-2013 season. The Cowgirls will return plenty of familiar faces but will also welcome in quite a […]

Squaws ready for another season




The Jourdanton Squaws are hyped about the upcoming season, under 4th year Head Coach Doug Lum. Coming off 5th place in district last season, the Squaws are hopeful in mak­ing the play­offs this season. Jour­danton will have plenty of experi­enced players back on the court along with seven new faces. Coach Lum returns to lead the Squaws once again this […]

Atascosa Co Sheriffs Office is investigating a homicide



The Atascosa Co Sheriffs Office is investigating a homicide this morning. About 12:50 this morning a passerby discovered the body of a Hispanic male believed to be in his 30’s on Gatesvalley Rd., east of TX Hwy 16, 4 miles N of Poteet. Sheriffs investigators said the victim was shot at least one time with an undisclosed type of firearm. […]

Brush Country Football Highlights



The Poteet Aggies took on Sam Houston this past week and the now playoff bound Charlotte Trojans faced Agua Dulce.

Positive ID made on homicide victim found this morning

Death appears to be a "gang hit" says Sheriff's Department

According to Chief Deputy David Soward, the homocide victim discovered earlier this morning has been positively identified through fingerprints. Investigators stated earlier that the body was found with no ID on it and that it had all the markings of a “Gang Hit”. The victim’s name is still being withheld pending notification of next kin.  About 12:50 this morning a passerby discovered […]

Falling for Fall




Fall, it’s my favorite time of year.  I admit I do enjoy me some Spring-time, but there’s just something about Fall. The air starts to turn crisp. The temperatures drop, and after 110 degree weather, it is such a pleasure.   Even though I live in Texas, and there’s not much leaf dropping, there’s some, and I’ll take it.   I […]

Yuri Casares killed in crash near Jourdanton

Woman described as vibrant, loving, generous who loved and cherished her husband and children first and foremost

Yuri Elizabeth Casares, 31, of Charlotte, Texas had just dropped her two children off early Wednesday morning and was on her way to work when she was tragically killed in a car accident. Acccording to DPS, Ms. Casares was driving east on Texas 97 four miles outside of Jourdanton around 8:00 a.m. Wednesday when she swerved to avoid hitting a […]

UTSA holds off Idaho, 34-27, for seventh win of season



MOSCOW, Idaho – Eric Soza accounted for 321 yards and tied the school record with three rushing touchdowns, and UTSA built a 17-point lead and held on for a 34-27 victory at Idaho on Saturday afternoon at the Kibbie Dome. Soza was 23-of-36 for 232 yards through the air, but the junior signal caller hurt the Vandals with his legs […]

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