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Pleasanton School Bond, City Elections this Saturday

Early voting ended on Tuesday for the three elections being held this month in our area. The City of Pleasanton had 58 early voters at the end of the day on Monday. The City of Poteet had 60 and the Pleasanton ISD had a large turnout with voters numbering 545. Voting will be held this Saturday, May 11 from 7 […]

Train derails in downtown Lytle

The town of Lytle had a disruption that could have been fatal last Friday morning. Luckily no one was injured when 26 rail cars derailed in Lytle on Friday, May 3. The rail cars were empty sand cars and the accident was caused by a defect located at the bottom of a metal bar that holds two pieces of rail […]

Playoffs still going on!

Jourdanton Baseball The Indians will be facing the George West Longhorns in a best of three series in Floresville. The first game will be at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 10. The second game starts at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 11 with the third (if necessary) 30 minutes later. Pleasanton Baseball The Eagles begin their playoff round and will […]


Hwy. 97 stops yield arrests

Three people were arrested within minutes on drug related charges by the Atascosa County Sheriff’s deputies and Jourdanton Police Officers. These officials were keeping Highway 97 West busy with their presence on Monday night. The Sheriff’s Criminal Investigation officers observed alleged narcotic’s transaction and alerted Jourdanton officers. Booked at the jail was Jourdanton resident Marvin Schneider, 44, for an outstanding […]

Aggies unite for distinctive tradition

Eighty former, current, and future Aggies and their families were welcomed at Markel and Coral Gasch’s Lone Star Lodge in Poteet for a catered dinner, drinks and some good bull. This year’s Muster speaker was Dr. John Clader ‘72 and the ceremony answered roll call for 11 Aggies who had passed away since last Muster. Following the Muster activities, the […]


Generating A Theft

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 11000 block of TX HWY 16, located about 2 miles north of Poteet. On Wednesday, April 24, 2013 sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the Desert NDT […]


Texas to receive Deepwater Horizon oil spill restoration funding

AUSTIN – Five Texasbased projects totaling about $18 million have been proposed to begin to compensate Texas for lost human use of natural resources resulting from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The three artificial reef and two state park projects are part of the latest round of early restoration led by state and federal Natural Resource Damage Assessment trustees. “These […]