Eagles gear up for season opener after last scrimmage

The Eagles vastly improved from last week after their final scrimmage against San Antonio Kennedy at home. “I thought we took big steps forward from the first scrimmage,” Eagle head coach Tab Dumont said. “The kids hustled to the ball well and our assignments became better.” Pleasanton worked out its kinks on the gridiron as it prepares for the season […]

Terry, your son is fine

For almost 10 years we worked with Terry Hardcastle. She was one of our graphic designers and an artist in her own right. She was a single mom to her beloved son Matthew who just recently graduated from Pleasanton High School. Terry became ill with Multiple Sclerosis and moved to Alaska to be closer to family so they could assist […]

Chapa named top cowboy

Before the bull riding and the bronc busting – before the barrel racing and calf scramble, the Pleasanton Young Farmers’ honored four men at their 51st Cowboy of the Year Open Rodeo Festival. Gene Chapa was named the working Cowboy of the Year, joining 50 men who have held the same honor. Gene, who also makes spurs, was nominated by […]

Council says “no” to phone rate hike

10 Years ago- The recent hot weather was a major concern for the 28th annual Cowboy Gallop 5K Run.  But one thing was for sure, at the sound of the gun at 7:30 a.m. sharp last Saturday morning, it was the soupy and heavy humidity that was sure to make for a damp run.  It didn’t stop 98 5K runners […]

Felix Biela

Felix Lucian Biela passed away on Monday, August 15, 2016 in San Antonio at the age of 70 years 10 months 6 days.  He was born on October 9, 1945 in Kosciusko to Alois and Mary Kopecki Biela.  He was a former resident of Kosciusko and San Antonio and was a resident of Floresville since 1965. He was married to […]


Mary Evelyn R. White died on August 16, 2016 at Kansas City, Missouri of cancer. Born to Gladys Evelyn Wall Miller and Charles Largen Miller in Pleasanton on 5 October 1926, she was later adopted by her stepfather, George Andre Rauer. She was a graduate of Cornell University, a member of Sigma Kappa and married Francis B. White in 1952. […]


Anna Maye Jackson, age 94, of Pleasanton entered into heaven August 22, 2016.  She was born on 9 September, 1921 to Carrie and Wayne Royer in Bowling Green, Indiana.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Sam Jackson, her parents, Wayne and Carrie Royer, grandson, Hollis Jackson, son-in-law Jerry Bush and daughter-in-law Sharon Jackson. She and her husband celebrated […]


Clinton Dale Cottingham of Pleasanton, passed away Sunday, August 21, 2016 at the age of 77.  He was born in Charleston, Illinois on December 5, 1938 to Clinton and Ida (Lawyer) Cottingham.  Dale is survived by his loving wife Carolyn Sue (Owens) Cottingham of Pleasanton; son, Peter Clinton Cottingham of Orlando, Florida; daughters, Trina Gosnell of Bastrop, Meanie Van Horn […]


Mary Jane Camacho of Poteet, passed away Sunday, August 21, 2016 at the age of 54.  She was born in Jourdanton on March 24, 1962 to Juan and Bertha (Rodriguez) Treviño.   Mary Jane is survived by her loving husband, Rudy Camacho; sons, Ciro Rocha and Pablo Tijerina; daughter, Linda Altamira and Elliot Gilliam and sisters, Deborah Salazar and husband […]


Helen M. Kovacic, age 75, of Pleasanton, passed away Tuesday, August 16, 2016 in Jourdanton. She was born in Columbus, Montana on Monday, September 9, 1940 to Henry and Marie (Jensen) Lowe.   Helen is survived by her daughters, Cindy Mireles and Tina Stratton and husband Wayne all of Pleasanton, and son, Philip Kovacic of Bloomington. She is also survived […]