St. Matthew’s soup kitchen serves community


On Monday, Nov. 13, St. Matthew’s Catholic Church hosted a Soup Kitchen and Turkey Dinner at their parish hall from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m to celebrate the Thanksgiving season. People from all over the community enjoyed turkey, dressing and all the trimmings, dessert included. In charge of the event is Isaac Benitez of the St. Matthew parish community. “This […]

R.L. Hayden to play Tobin Center


With his special blend of Western Folk music, Pleasanton native R.L. Hayden is anticipating his upcoming January 13 show at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts in San Antonio. It has been an excellent, busy year for Hayden. His newest album “The Black Hills” debuted at #1 on the iTunes Folk Album Chart. His touring schedule throughout the year […]

Eagles pick up bi-district win over RGC Grulla

Pleasanton earns first playoff victory since 2007

CORPUS CHRISTI—The Pleasanton football team picked up its first playoff win since 2007 on Friday, taking advantage of three turnovers in the process. The Eagles converted two of those takeaways into scores en route to a 32-16 bi-district victory over Rio Grande City Grulla at Corpus Christi Flour Bluff’s Hornet Stadium. “It’s a reward for these kids and this coaching […]

Local all-district picks include 7 superlatives

With the conclusion of the high school volleyball season, all-district selections were announced for area teams. Local players accounted for seven superlatives, including two of the top honors. Pleasanton senior Courtney Ridge was a unanimous selection for District 30-4A MVP, and McMullen County senior Makinna Serrata earned MVP of District 29-2A. Ridge and Serrata each helped their teams to district […]

Jourdanton holds off Uvalde rally

JOURDANTON—The Jourdanton basketball team got its football-playing members back Monday, and the Indians are working to get their rhythm together. The team is on the right track, holding off a Uvalde rally for a 70-63 home win. Jourdanton led by as many as 17 points in the fourth quarter before a pair of Domingo Davila free throws cut the deficit […]