Atascosa County Sheriff’s Posse Christmas Night Parade Winners



‘Pioneer’ aptly named bus line for Houston outskirts

Writer’s Roost

In the late 1950s, Houston’s metropolitan bus service didn’t reach out nearly as far as it does today. So, a laborious transportation process was my tricky, no-missed-deadline method for getting to the University of Houston for classes and a job. After two years at Sam Houston State (then) Teachers College in Huntsville and a year’s interruption of my education to […]

Texas top four condensate producing counties for Sept.

Oil & Gas Editor


For September, 2015, Texas’ top four total condensate producing counties ranked by preliminary production, were all from the Eagle Ford Shale. Leading Texas was Dimmit County with 2,219,686 barrels of condensate (BBLS); 2nd was Webb County with 1,309,361 BBLS; 3rd – Karnes County – 1,280,560 BBLS; 4th – Dewitt County – 1,100,501 BBLS. Three other counties from the Eagle Ford […]

Brief Pleasanton council meeting held



At the regular Pleasanton City Council meeting, held on December 3, only one citizen commented on a variance that was granted last year. Dana Selby, 11 Quail Hollow, addressed the council under the Citizen’s Comments section. Selby asked if the council could notify all of the neighbors when variances are requested in the future. Two horses were allowed to be […]

Christmas Musical at First Baptist



First Baptist Church, Pleasanton invites everyone in our communities to join us this Sunday, Dec. 13, at 10:50 a.m. for a special Christmas musical celebration as the choir presents the musical Breath of Heaven. It’s based on the Amy Grant song, “Breath of Heaven,” which comes from the heart of Mary, the humble servant chosen by God to be the […]

Christmas season in the Brush Country



Christmas services



St. Matthew Catholic Church in Jourdanton has scheduled the following church services: •Thursday, Dec. 24, Nativity of the Lord- Christmas Eve: Family Mass at 5 p.m. and later Midnight Mass will be celebrated. •Friday, Dec. 25, Christmas Day Mass: 10 a.m. St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Christine will celebrate Christmas Eve Mass on Thursday, Dec. 24 at 8 p.m. *Send […]

Cadet Sergeant Valdez wins Armed Solo Exhibition Drill



Cadet Sergeant Gabe Valdez, Bravo Company, Pleasanton High School Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) is the Southwest High School 2015 Sea Dragon Classic Skills Meet Armed Solo Exhibition Grand Champion. JROTC cadets from 40 high schools, representing the Army, Navy, and Air Force units across Texas, some as far as Dallas and Houston areas, met at Southwest High School […]

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