Run-off election for Rep.

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There will be a run-off election for the Republican party in Atascosa County. In the Commissioner  Precinct 4 race, incumbent Bill Carroll will face Kennard “Bubba” Riley. In the Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1 race,  run-off will be between Felix Herrera III and incumbent Michael Pascarella. The run-off election is May 22, 2018 and early voting will be held […]

Squaws rally in 7th inning to take down No. 8 Natalia

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District openers don’t get much bigger than Monday’s showdown between the Jourdanton and Natalia softball teams. The Squaws and Lady Mustangs shared the 26-3A championship last year, and their first matchup this season lived up to the billing. Jourdanton rallied for three runs in the final inning, topping state-ranked Natalia 5-4 on Allie Touchstone’s walk-off double. The Lady Mustangs took […]

Pair of regional champs advance to state powerlifting meet

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Two local powerlifters are headed to the state meet after winning their respective regional championships Saturday. Pleasanton’s Oscar Castillo won the Super Heavyweight class, and Poteet’s Brandon Fernandez took first place at 114 pounds at the meet in Bishop. Castillo lifted a total of 1,675 pounds: 680 on squat, 445 on bench and 550 on deadlift. Fernandez finished with 845 […]

Brauchle, Garza repeat as Wild Bill Cowboy Gallop 5K winners

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PLEASANTON—The 39th annual Wild Bill Cowboy Gallop 5K took place Saturday on a warm and windy spring morning at the Pleasanton River Park as part of Cowboy Homecoming and Turn N Burn. Richard Garza finished first overall with a time of 17:32. Nichole Brauchle was the best female finisher, completing the run in 21:57. This race was both runners’ second […]

Pleasanton girls win Daetwyler Relays

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JOURDANTON—For the second time in three weeks, the Pleasanton girls track team topped the standings at a local meet. The Lady Eagles won the annual Daetwyler Relays in Jourdanton on Friday, coming in ahead of Poteet. Pleasanton totaled 129 points, and the second-place Lady Aggies finished with 115. The Lady Eagles won seven events, including the 1,600 relay. Poteet won […]

Eagles off on early chances, fall to Somerset

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PLEASANTON—Early on, it felt like it was only a matter of time before the Pleasanton boys soccer team broke through. The Eagles had three near-misses in the first 16 minutes against Somerset, and those turned out to be some of their best scoring opportunities of the night. The Bulldogs avoided an early deficit and used a penalty kick to top […]

Thomas Nix

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Thomas Nix Thomas Alexander Nix (aka Tommy) went to be with the Lord on February 27, 2018 at the age of 49. He was born September 10, 1968 to Sandra and Weldon Joe Nix, Sr. in Lamesa. He lived in Pleasanton and San Antonio area. Tommy was a loving son and brother. He was a little wild and crazy sometimes, […]

Raymond Hernandez

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Raymond Hernandez Raymond “Yogi” Hernandez, age 82, of Charlotte passed away February 26, 2018.  Mr. Hernandez, who was a retired truck driver and attended St. Andrews Catholic Church, was born June 20, 1935. He is survived by his wife of 59 years Elida of Charlotte; son Felix Hernandez and wife Debbie of Charlotte; daughters Josephine Peña and husband Ricky of […]

Reulo Cruz Sr.

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Reulo Cruz Sr. Reulo Cruz, Sr., born on March 18, 1922 in Poteet, and went to be with the Lord on March 8, 2018 at the age of 95 in Leming. During his lifetime, Reulo served his country in the United States Army, was devoted to his agriculture work, which he did for a lot of years and enjoyed working […]

Joseph Valdez

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Joseph Valdez Joseph Valdez of Jourdanton, passed away March 7, 2018 at the age of 48.  He was born April 22, 1969 in Jourdanton to Manuel G. and Josephine L. (Delgado) Valdez.   Joseph was an artist and enjoyed drawing.  He loved fishing, golf, going to the coast and cook outs with his family. Joseph is survived by his parents, […]


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