Uncertainty remains as new districts to be revealed Thursday


The speculation is almost over. The University Interscholastic League will release its biennial realignment at 9 a.m. Thursday, and high school coaches and fans will finally know the fate of their teams’ districts for the next two years. Since the conference cutoff numbers were released in early December, prognosticators and coaches alike have been attempting to forecast what many would […]

Jourdanton prevails in 2-hour showdown

FREE Squaws win features 60 fouls, 82 free throws

JOURDANTON—It was far from the prettiest—or shortest—game, but the Squaws will take it. The Jourdanton girls basketball team overcame a sloppy performance and slow first half to outlast San Antonio Cole 46-42 in a two-hour slugfest Friday that included 60 fouls and 82 free-throw attempts. The Squaws (6-3 district) won despite 48 turnovers, in part because of the Lady Cougars’ […]

No. 2 SA Cole powers past Jourdanton


JOURDANTON—The San Antonio Cole boys basketball team showed Friday night why it is ranked No. 2 in the state. And while Jourdanton kept it close early—leading 20-18 in the second quarter—the Cougars proved to have too much firepower. Using a combination of quickness and 3-point shooting, Cole used a 21-5 run to close the half on the way to a […]

AFCC Rummage Sale set for Feb. 3


Don’t miss out on the Atascosa Family Crisis Center Rummage Sale on Saturday, Feb. 3. The event is set for 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. at 201 N. Main St. in Pleasanton (corner of Main and Hunt Street, the old Crosspoint Fellowship). Please come by, rain or shine, and see what great deals you can find on furniture, household items, clothing, […]

Teen Dating Violence: know the signs, how to help and spread awareness


Often times we don’t hear or see the silent cries for help from teenagers, and that can affect them in major ways in the short and long term. What any parent wants more than anything is to be able to protect their child from anyone that may harm or be harmed. That is why it is important to be informed […]

Strawberry City Show-N-Shine car show


Bring out your hot rod, classic car or motorcycle to the Strawberry City Show-N-Shine on Friday, Feb. 2. This free event is scheduled to start at 6 p.m. at the Poteet Strawberry Festival grounds on Highway 16. Join them for food and music in a family-friendly atmosphere. Poteet Music Pavillion Grill will be making the food and they have an […]

Pleasanton BPA advances to state


Business Professionals of America (BPA), Pleasanton High School Chapter, had a great showing at Regional contest on Jan. 20 at Medina Valley High School. Thirteen students qualified for State competition in individual and team events. Before awards were distributed, Delanee Olivarri was installed as the new Regional President for Area 2 Region 2. As a Regional Officer, she will serve […]

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Patrick Carmack


Patrick Carmack Patrick Shannon Carmack was born June 21, 1970 and passed away January 23, 2018. Patrick died of a heart attack at his home late Tuesday evening. He was deeply loved by his wife of 28 years, Lisa (Ray) Carmack, and his two amazing daughters Meagan (19) and Abigail (12) of Conway, Arkansas. He is survived by his mother, […]

Edith  Carson


Edith  Carson Edith Adela (Marek) Carson passed from this life peacefully surrounded by her children and grandchildren on January 4, 2018, at the age of 88.  She was born on December 10 , 1930 to the late Edward H. and Louise F. Marek in Loire.  She attended school in Pleasanton. She was a delightful, fun-loving person and always seemed to […]

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