FFA Alumni meet every month

If you are interested in helping local students with scholarships join the Atascosa FFA Alumni. The group meets the last Thursday of every month at the Pleasanton Ag Shop at 6 p.m. You don’t have to be an FFA alumni to join. For more info on the Atascosa FFA Alumni contact Jennifer Ervin at 210-508- 1265 or email jennifer.ervin@yahoo.com.

CEU course available

If you need your CEUs for 2015 here is an opporutnity for a last chance CEU class on December 11 that will cover all your CEUs if you are licensed in Pest, Termite, Weed and/or Lawn and Ornamental. If your license is on the Ag side (commercial, noncommercial, or private applicator), you will also receive 6 CEUS – 2 IPM, […]

Cadet Corporal Garza Wins November Cadet of the Month Board

Cadet Corporal Angel Y. Garza, Echo Company, wins Pleasanton High School Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) Cadet of the Month Board (COTM) for the month of November 2015. Appearing before a board of five Company Cadet First Sergeants and the Cadet Command Sergeant Major, Angel impressed the Board with her knowledge, confidence, and demeanor. Angel is a freshman and […]

Q&A Round-up

Plant Q & A

Q. We have applied Round-up to a portion of our lawn. We are going to replace the grass with Asiatic jasmine groundcover. What is the best way to proceed? Remove the dead grass before planting; till the grass into the soil; or plant into the killed grass? A. For me the most effective way has always been to plant the […]


Victor Aaron Locke passed away on October 19, 2015 following a lengthy illness. He was born November 18, 1946 as the eldest son of Royal and Eleanor Locke of Jourdanton. He was preceded in death by his parents. Survivors include daughter, Rachel Spates (Jonathon) of Clarksville Tennessee and two grandchildren, Ella and Jacob Spates. He is also survived by six […]


Albert Edward Marek went to be with the Lord, November 19, 2015 at the age of 82. He was born April 20, 1933 to Edward and Louise Marek. He worked for Richter’s Bakery –Butterkrust bread for 38 years before retiring. Albert was awarded salesman of the year in 1983. He loved to hunt, fish, BBQ, travel, dance and go gambling. […]


Darlene Rose Story, age 70, passed away at her residence in Christine, Friday, November 20, 2015. She was born September 25, 1945 to Richard and Alma Hagedorn. Darlene had a passion for sewing and canning. She especially loved making quilts and blankets for her greatgrandchildren and for their American Dolls. She loved her family very much and enjoyed gatherings with […]


On November 19, 2015 Carlos G. Guerrero Sr., of Pleasanton, peacefully passed away at the age of 68 with his children and family by his side. Carlos was born in Edinburg on September 14, 1947 to Eulojio Sr. and Nazaria (Garza) Guerrero. He is survived by his children Carlos P. Jr. and partner David of Houston, Jose Antonio and wife […]


Leslie “Les” Fredrick Coble, age 71, of Pleasanton, passed away Sunday, November 15, 2015. Les was born in Poteet, on October 20, 1944. He graduated from Pleasanton High School in 1963, and worked for many years as a diesel mechanic. He enjoyed singing and playing his guitar, and liked a good cigar. Les is survived by his sister, Janette Persyn; […]

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