A bigger, better store

H-E-B begins expansion

Pleasanton H-E-B continues its remodeling phase which will eventually bring a much bigger store to the community but with the small town feel. “If all goes well, of course, weather permitting, the rainy situation like today (Monday) slows us down, I’m looking at mid to late October,” said Aubrey Smith, Unit Director at the local H-E-B. Asked about H-E-B’s timeline […]

Strawberry royalty crowned

The Strawberry Festival court were presented at the “Blooms of the Orient” themed coronation on Saturday, March 8, where Queen Caitlin Crisp and King Clayton Akers were crowned. Caitlin is the 17-year old daughter of Wayne and Christina Crisp. She is a junior at Poteet High School. Clayton, 15, is the son of Debbie Akers and Jason Akers. Princess is […]

Pleasanton Chamber honors movers, shakers at annual banquet

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce held their 63rd annual banquet as the City of Pleasanton’s first guests in the new Pleasanton Civic Center. The spacious venue was the perfect setting to showcase the state of the art facility and to recognize area citizens as they were awarded for their devotion and promotion of Pleasanton. Chamber President Chico Cox greeted the […]

Local Geology Professor debates SAWS’ Desalination Project

At the February 28 Evergreen Underground Water Conservation District meeting, Geologist Arthur Troell, professor Emeritus of Geology at San Antonio College, stated his position on SAWS’ plans to expand production into the brackish water of the Wilcox formations. Their project, called the Expanded Brackish Water Desalination Project Phase 1, involves producing brackish (slightly salty) water from the Wilcox aquifer, desalinate […]

Cisnero missing for two months

Greg Cisnero, a resident of Jourdanton, has been missing for two months says his mother, Pearl Luna. The 26 year old was last seen at the PICO gas station in Jourdanton on January 11. Ms. Luna says that law enforcement officials are still working on leads, and is especially grateful for the work of Captain Santos Gonzales and Officer Steven […]

Congrats to Strawberry royalty

Congratulations to the Strawberry Festival King Clayton Akers and Queen Caitlin Crisp who were crowned Saturday. Prince Patrick Gonzales and Princess Naomi Jo Ybanez and the Dukes John Nicholas Cervantez, Zachary Mancha and Raul Adam Ybarra and Duchesses Amber Nicole Rodriguez, Charity Keeling and Selena Richardson will represent Poteet during the festival and throughout the year. Presbyterian Church celebrates 100 […]

Inside Brush Country Sports is back!

You can catch the Spring premiere of Inside Brush Country Sports (IBCS) on our YouTube channel, ThePE1909 now. IBCS is a video we post on YouTube and our website that will keep you up to date on Brush Country high school sports. Since there are many spring sports, we will put out two episodes a week. Each week we will […]


Shale Trucking Thiefs

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 report of a burglary located in the 11000 block of State HWY 97, located in the city of Charlotte. On February 3, 2014 at about 4:00 p.m. sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to […]

Fees adopted for Civic Center

Pleasanton City Council approved new rental fees for the Civic center at the March 5 City Council meeting. You can pick up a copy of the fee schedule at Pleasanton City Hall. The 12,000 square foot main hall, with a capacity of 500 guests, can be rented for $80 dollars an hour (for up to three hours), or for the […]

Why your financial advisor is probably not your friend

The importance of money is impressed upon most Americans as soon as we’re old enough to buy candy. But the importance of money management is an entirely different story, says self-made millionaire Mike Finley. “Think about all that we do to prepare children for the world; we fill them up with things we think are most important for doing well […]