Harvey Richter


Harvey Richter Harvey Lee Richter of Tilden passed away February 25, 2018 at the age 77.  He was born in Pearsall on September 2, 1940 to Garret and Hertha (Caldaway) Richter.  He was raised in Los Angeles, Texas and was confirmed in the Lutheran church there also. Harvey retired from working TC Oil Company after 44 years of service in […]

Mary Helen Guerrero


Mary Helen Guerrero Mary Helen (Alvarado) Guerrero of Pleasanton, passed away Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at the age of 82.  She was born in Amphion on November 21, 1935 to Jose Maria Alvarado and Manuela Alcorta. Mary Helen is survived by her son, Joe Alvarado and wife Esther of Pleasanton; daughters, Grace Griego of Pleasanton and Becky Ortiz of Jourdanton; […]

Myles Thomas buzzer-beater sinks Jourdanton in 2OT


NIXON—Myles Thomas saved his best for last Friday night. In fact, he waited until the final seconds. The Schulenburg senior drained a 3-pointer as time expired to give the Shorthorns a dramatic 87-86 win in double overtime over Jourdanton in an area playoff. The bucket capped a 34-point night for Thomas and sent the Schulenburg fans into a frenzy of […]

Lady Eagles win Aggie Relays; Poteet’s Escamilla, Soriano top individuals


Poteet hosted the fourth annual Aggie Relays on Saturday, which was the first track meet of the season for Pleasanton and Jourdanton. The Lady Eagles topped the girls standings with a total of 133 points. The Lady Aggies (85.25 points) placed fourth, and the Squaws (55.25) finished in sixth place. Poteet’s Alina Escamilla boasted the top girls individual score with […]

71st Strawberry Festival Coronation set for March 3


Lisa Luna Staff Writer Find out who will be crowned King and Queen at the Poteet Strawberry Festival Coronation this Saturday, March 3. The event will take place at the Poteet High School Auditorium at 7 p.m. Donovan Garcia and Shay Huggins will serve as the emcees for the ceremony. Admission is $2. Young ladies vying for the Queen title […]

Koe Wetzel, LC Rocks and The Hill Brothers at Cowboy Homecoming/Turn N Burn


Rebecca Pesqueda Staff Writer Locals and out-of-towners will have the chance to see some amazing performances at this year’s annual Cowboy Homecoming/Turn N Burn event on March 9-10. The Hill Brothers Preston, Wade and Adam Hill were raised in Pleasanton with the love for small town living, as well as traditional country music. They grew up listening to the sounds […]

Jourdanton ISD threat secured


Rebecca Pesqueda Staff Writer Early on Tuesday, the Jourdanton Police Department responded to Jourdanton High School for a report of a student who allegedly made threats to commit acts of violence with a firearm on JISD property. While making these threats, this individual showed fellow students pictures of an AK-47 firearm that he allegedly had access to. Responding officers interviewed […]

ACSO makes major drug bust

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Rebecca Pesqueda Staff Writer The Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit made a major drug bust in northwest Atascosa County on Wednesday, Feb. 21. Investigators obtained a search warrant for a residence where illegal drugs were allegedly being sold. The sheriff’s office Special Operations Unit executed the warrant about 2:45 p.m. on the 800 block of Rossville Road in Somerset. […]

ACSO investigates body found in Atascosa River

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