Dora Perales

Dora Perales Dora P. Perales of Pleasanton, a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother entered into eternal life and heaven on Friday, January 19, 2018, at the age of 72 at her home in Pleasanton. Born on January 14, 1946 to Guadalupe Perez and Eva Romero Perez in Gainesville. She married Royel H. Perales of Corpus Christi on August 2, […]

Jesus Gonzales

Jesus Gonzales Jesus Pablo Gonzales of Charlotte passed away Sunday, January 21, 2018 at the age of 58. He was born April 18, 1959 in Jourdanton to Pablo and Jesusa (Rodriguez) Gonzales. Jesus is survived by his sons, Jesus Pablo Gonzales, Jr. and wife Melissa of Pleasanton, Julian Dean Gonzales and wife Alyssa of San Antonio and Louis Albert Gonzales […]

Movie Night in Poteet


The Atascosa Family Crisis Center hosted its first free Movie Night of 2018 at the Poteet Canyon Park on Friday, Jan. 12. AFCC Executive Director Lisa Krejci, AFCC Outreach Coordinator Shawnene Heather and center staff were on hand for the event. Various organizations had an informational booth to share details on their services. Those attending enjoyed hot dogs, drinks, chips […]

No. 14 Poth too much for Squaws

2 technical fouls called in chippy ending

POTH—Poth guard Sydney Cooper told her coach she was extremely anxious heading into Friday’s key district matchup with second-place Jourdanton. The nerves seemed to subside early, as the sophomore scored 13 points in the opening quarter for the District 26-3A front-runners. Cooper nailed three 3-pointers during a 15-1 start to the game, and the state-ranked Pirettes weathered a second-quarter rally […]

Lady Eagles come up short against Somerset, Cuero

PLEASANTON—It seemed like Somerset had an answer for every push it got from the Pleasanton girls basketball team Wednesday night. The teams were neck-and-neck throughout the game, with the Lady Eagles taking a lead in the opening minute of the fourth quarter. But like they had all night, the Lady Bulldogs responded, going on to earn their first district win […]

Pleasanton lands 7 on academic all-state teams

The Pleasanton football team had its most successful season in 10 years on the field, and its latest accomplishment showed the Eagles took care of business in the classroom as well. Pleasanton had seven players earn spots on the Texas High School Coaches Association Academic All-State teams, a distinction reserved for seniors who have maintained a 92 GPA throughout high […]

Poth pulls away in 2nd half against Jourdanton

POTH—The Jourdanton and Poth boys basketball teams met Friday with sole possession of second place in District 26-3A on the line. Entering with identical 4-1 records, the game got off to the tight start many expected. Then, the Pirates pulled away in the third quarter. Poth used a 20-2 run in the period to separate itself on the way to […]

Lady Eagles place 4th at tough Salado tournament

The Pleasanton girls soccer team traveled north for the Salado tournament over the weekend and came away with a fourth-place finish. The Lady Eagles got three games in, winning their opening before dropping a pair. Pleasanton opened with a thrilling 1-0 victory over Class 6A Copperas Cove that featured a near-last-second goal. Freshman midfielder Renata Osorio volleyed a corner kick […]