Popcorn with police a success

Things were certainly popping at the Pleasanton Police Department on Thursday, June 1. Local students were invited to visit with the police officers at their first-ever “Popcorn with the Police” event to mark the end of a great school year and beginning of summer. Chief Ronald Sanchez and police officers were there to greet kids with smiles and pass out […]

Early childhood campus groundbreaking

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Popcorn with Police a success

Things were certainly popping at the Pleasanton Police Department on Thursday, June 1. Local students were invited to visit with the police officers at their first-ever “Popcorn with the Police” event to mark the end of a great school year and beginning of summer. Chief Ronald Sanchez and police officers were there to greet kids with smiles and pass out […]

Preferred Sands plans to move frac sand mine site

Preferred Sands, the Pennsylvania-based company planning to build a frac sand mine processing facility in Atascosa County, plans to relocate the plant to another location. After some productive meetings and negotiations, Preferred Sands representatives met last week with the concerned citizen’s group “Not Just Dust- Bruce Rd.” to present their plan, which will move the plant away from its original […]

Glad to be graduates

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Over 20 Lady Eagles, Squaws, Lady Aggies named all-district

More than 20 Pleasanton, Jourdanton and Poteet softball players earned spots on all-district teams. A trio of award winners led the way for the Squaws. Pitcher Bailey Longoria was named the District 26-3A MVP. Center fielder Kristina Ramirez shared Offensive MVP honors, and shortstop Claudia Muñoz shared the district’s Defensive MVP award. Jourdanton had seven others make the all-district first […]

Hooge Hill receives marker from Texas Historical Commission

PRLog- On Saturday, May 20, the Atascosa County Historical Commission sponsored the dedication of an official Texas Historical Marker for “Hooge Hill.” The Hooge family purchased the land in 1917 and they began their grocery store in the 1920s. The store served the community until its demise in the 1960s. The property, which still has the remains of the old […]

Garza family in Conjunto Music Hall of Fame

Poteet native David Lee Garza has performed that special blend of Conjunto and Tejano music audiences love, for nearly 50 years. On Thursday, May 25, Garza and his whole family were inducted into the Tejano Conjunto Festival Hall of Fame, at the Guadalupe Theater in San Antonio. The Garza family members (David, his parents and brothers Adam and Richard Garza) […]

Cook Texas Conservation Awards Area III winner

Casey Cook of Pleasanton was honored for outstanding contributions to the Texas Soil and Water conservation program at the Conservation Awards Banquet for Area III on May 2. The banquet was held in Victoria. Area III consists of 50 counties and 45 Soil and Water Conservation Districts in the Gulf Coast and South Texas Plains region. Categories in which awards […]

Cecilia Perez

  Cecilia Perez Cecilia Z. Perez, age 76, of Poteet, passed away at her residence Friday, June 2, 2017. She was a loving, dedicated mother. Cecilia enjoyed crocheting, embroidery and quilting. She was a food service worker at Poteet ISD for 44 years until her retirement in 2004. Cecilia enjoyed traveling, eating out and shopping. She was very active at […]


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