Jimmy Day retires after 23 years as EMS Director

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When emergencies strike, we often take for granted that we can pick up our phone and expect help to arrive. Being an emergency responder requires quick-thinking, compassion and a dedication to serving others. One such person is Jimmy Day, who retired as Atascosa County EMS Director. He was honored on Dec. 2 at a celebration in Poteet, hosted by Atascosa […]

Squaws take UC Randolph tourney championship

The Jourdanton girls basketball team ended 2017 on a perfect note. The Squaws brought home the Universal City Randolph tournament championship last week, completing a 4-0 run at the two-day competition. Jourdanton defeated the host Lady Ro-Hawks 52-29 on Friday in the final game. The win capped a dominant performance by the Squaws, who won each tournament matchup by an […]

Eagles avenge loss to La Vernia with blowout

LA VERNIA—The Pleasanton boys basketball team avenged an earlier loss to La Vernia on Friday, and the Eagles did so in a big way. Pleasanton blew past the Bears 60-43 on the road, leading a majority of the contest by double digits. “We’re improving daily,” Pleasanton coach Ricardo Marquez said. “The guys come out and they work hard every day. […]

Jourdanton ends year on 6-game winning streak

JOURDANTON—The Jourdanton boys basketball team finished its non-district schedule on a roll. The Indians closed 2017 with a pair of wins over Class 6A teams last week. Jourdanton beat Eagle Pass 72-67 on Thursday before a thriller over Laredo United South the following day. Michael Klumb drained a 3-pointer at the buzzer to lift the Indians over the Panthers 60-59. […]

SA Harlandale runs away from Lady Aggies

POTEET—The Poteet girls basketball team couldn’t keep up with San Antonio Harlandale last week. The Lady Aggies stayed within striking distance for a half Friday, but the Lady Indians pulled away for a 48-29 non-district win over the hosts. Poteet trailed 12-10 after the first quarter and 23-15 at halftime before Harlandale opened up its lead. The Lady Aggies pulled […]

Travillia Crawford

Travillia Crawford Travillia Mae Crawford, age 82, formerly of Pleasanton, passed away with her family by her side Tuesday, December 26, 2017. She was born Monday, September 30, 1935 in Quay, Oklahoma to Wallace and Anna (Haydock) Broughton. Travillia was a former certified police officer and dispatcher with the Pleasanton Police Department. She was also a member of Church of […]

Laura Wells

Laura Wells Laura Henry Wells, age 79, of Pleasanton, passed away Monday, January 1, 2018 in Natalia. She is survived by her daughter, Elaine Lacy and husband Rick of Natalia; son, Michael Wells of Beeville, and sister, Lisa Rabenaldt and husband Paul of Pleasanton. Laura is also survived by her grandchildren, John and Megan, Nicole and fiancé Robert, Lisa and […]

Sara Pacheco

Sara Pacheco, Sara M. Pacheco, age 66, of Pleasanton, passed away Monday, January 1, 2018 in San Antonio. She is survived by her daughters, Josie P. Machado and husband Albert of Pleasanton, and Veronica Pacheco of Leming; son, Sisto Pacheco Jr. and wife Jeanette of Pleasanton, and grandchildren, Alexandra (Nestor) Gonzalez, Crystal Pacheco (Samuel Delgado), Abigail Pacheco (Felix Menese), Sisto […]

Ben Luther Hooper

Ben Luther Hooper Ben Luther Hooper, born January 23, 1940 passed away December 25, 2017. Ben was a US Army veteran. He was preceded in death by three brothers, and three sisters. He is survived by his two brothers, Robert (Bob) Hooper of California and James Hooper of Poteet; three daughters, Sherry Smith of Kentucky (Clay), Tesa Hooper Kelly of […]

Olivia Briseño

Olivia Briseño Olivia Briseño, 72, of San Antonio passed away Tuesday, December 26, 2017.  She was born in 1945 in Pleasanton. She is preceded in death by her mother, Carmen Luby and brother Rudy Luby. Olivia is survived her son, Sam Briseño; daughters, Rebecca Briseño Garcia, Angelica Briseño, and Cassandra Briseño; brothers, Baltazar Luby, and Tony Mendez; sisters, Martha Yanas, […]


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