JV Lady Eagles track meet results

The JV Lady Eagles track team competed in the Uvalde relays this past week. Pleasanton tied with Uvalde for 4th place with a total score of 69 points. In the 3200-meter run Dorothy Turner placed 3rd with a time of 14:37.15. In the 400-meter relay Kailee Cario, Amberly Bouchillon, Cecilia Zulaica and Seleste Griego placed 1st as a team with […]

Mikolajczyk grows the perfect crop

2013 Strawberry Grower of the Year

Farming came second nature to the 2013 Poteet Strawberry Grower of the Year, Kyle Mikolajczyk. His father, Emmett Mikolajczyk Sr., farmed the same soil off Zigmond Road just outside of Poteet for many years as did his grandfather Felix Mikolajczyk and great grandfather Alex Zigmond. The selection is sponsored by the Poteet Rotary Club. Kyle now keeps his crop to […]

Reyes named Honorary Strawberry Grower

The Poteet Rotary Club has named Richard Reyes as the Honorary Strawberry Grower of the Year. Reyes, a Poteet native, passed away on January 11 of this year. He was born to Eduardo and Manuela Rodriguez Reyes and had a childhood of farming with his family. Eduardo Riojas Reyes and his older brother, Estasnilado, began farming their land in the […]

Relay For Life…Under the Big Top

It is time to attend Atascosa County’s biggest block party, Relay For Life, this Saturday and Sunday, April 6-7. One of the area’s most successful events will be held once again at the Jourdanton Indian Stadium. Relay For Life is a fundraising effort for the American Cancer Society where stadiums across the country are transformed into huge block parties with […]

Strawberry Festival features top music

A smorgasbord of music has been booked for the 66th annual Strawberry Festival. The headliners (and opening acts), performing at concerts and dances should please just about everyone over the three day event next wekend, April 12-14. The $15 gate admission will be charged on Saturday and Sunday, with Friday being free admission. Active, reserve and retired military as well […]

Pleasanton man killed in crash

Lance Bryan, 27, was killed in a multi-vehicle crash Tuesday morning, April 2, on Highway 181 north of Hobson. Bryan, a 2004 graduate of Pleasanton High School, died in the crash at the scene. Five vehicles in all were involved in the wreck, sending two people by helicopter to treat their injuries. The highway was closed for almost seven hours. […]

No fooling, it’s April

Don’t know about you, but when April begins, it seems it is non-stop until summer arrives. Camerta tonight Don’t miss tonight’s performance of the Grammy nominated chamber ensemble Camerata atThe Douglas R. Williamson Performing Arts Center. at 6:30 p.m. Strawberry Festival And….since it IS April… that means that Strawberry Festival is just around the corner….next weekend that is. We will […]


Stolen Construction Equipment

The Atascosa County Sheriff’s Department along with Crime Stoppers is hoping that a FIVE THOUSANDDOLLAR cash reward being offered for one week only will help solve a report of a burglary located in the 1000 block of Big Leaf Road, located near the Atascosa/Bexar County line. On Saturday, March 9, 2013 sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a residence in the […]

Officers recognized at council meeting

Pleasanton Chief of Police Ronald Sanchez recognized two of his own at the city council meeting held on March 21. Two Pleasanton Police Officers were commended on their skills and actions. Officer David Gardner was commended on his arrest of a man by utilizing the skills he was taught to bring a drug trafficker to justice. Gardner chased and arrested […]

Airport building receives new name

As a nod of respect to a man who has done so much for our community, the Tommy Shearrer Terminal Building is now the new name at the Pleasanton Municipal Airport. The Pleasanton City Council voted unanimously to accept the recommendation from the new Airport Board chairman, Jerry Drew, a position Shearrer had held for years. In hopes of moving […]