Unofficial Election Results

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I used to be a smoker

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I had my last cigarette in the fall of 1971. My last cigar was a few years later, in 1977, and had been given to me by a co-worker whose wife had given birth to a daughter—the aftertaste was with me several days and I decided enough was too much. I haven’t used tobacco in any form since. In part […]

Lytle Chief of Police Richey Priest

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Here is a quick look at all the action that took place last week…Officers handled 41 service calls and conducted 64 traffic stops.  Of those 64 stops 48 resulted in citations and 16 were either verbal or written warnings. We had two property crimes reported. The Days Inn reported that a “guest” smashed the screen on a $200 television and […]

Atascosa County Bob Hurley

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Did you know that the ACSO 911 office had 34,829 911 trunk line calls last year?  And, they had 12,261 admin line calls which reaches a total of 47,450.  This is a staggering responsibility for the ACSO and one they do, day in and day out, very well.  AACOG monitors this and provides grants and training for this function.  AACOG also monitors and trains […]

Cashmer, Mann honored

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Lillian Cashmer and Dr. Matthew Mann were honored at the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet along with eight others  last Thursday, March 1. Cashmer received her Woman of the Year award from Dr. Mann (representing the Rotary Club)who was named Man of the Year. More photos will be published next week. Honorees’ full nomination bios may been viewed online […]

Poteet Strawberry Festival Queen & King

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  Poteet High School students Karen Ortega and Marco Garcia will reign as Queen and King of the 71st Annual Poteet Strawberry Festival, April 13-15. The two were announced at the coronation held on March 3. Karen, 17, is the daughter of Carolina Ortega and Paul Ortega. Marco, also 17, is the son of Joanna Garcia. Lisa Luna | Pleasanton […]

Charlotte middle schooler arrested for threats to shoot

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Atascosa County Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested a 13-year-old Charlotte Middle School student for making a threat to “shoot up the school”. On Thursday, March 1, deputies were dispatched to Charlotte Middle School where students had reported that the threats had been made a few days earlier. According to the students, the suspect made specific threats to shoot up the school […]

Cowboy Homecoming/Turn N Burn back at it again

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Rebecca Pesqueda Staff Writer Last year marked the first time ever that Cowboy Homecoming and Turn N Burn came together for one fantastic event that brought thousands of people from all over to the Pleasanton River Park. This year, these two major events are back at it again together for another great year of memories to make with your family […]

2018-03-07 E-Edition

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