Salvation Army Family Store is still open- come check it out

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Located at 2132 Second Street in Pleasanton, the friendly staff at the Salvation Army Family Store is ready to assist you. Contrary to rumors you may have heard, the store is still open. “I have seen several people this week who have said they thought we closed,” said Gloria Day, service center manager. “We have not closed and do not […]

From Red Kettles to camp – your support is Doing the Most Good

Don’t Miss Summer Camp! July 9-14 registration has begun

The Salvation Army in Pleasanton relies on the support of the community to enable the organization to live out its brand promise of Doing The Most Good. Donations generously given during the familiar Red Kettle Campaign at Christmastime provide essential funding for programs that make a difference to individuals and families all year-round. Across the vast miles of Texas faithful […]

Esmeralda Garcia

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Esmeralda Garcia Esmeralda Garcia, of Poteet, went to be with the Lord on March 26, 2018 at the age of 60. She was born November 4, 1957 to Clemente and Tomasa Alcoser. Esmeralda is preceded in death by her parents; brothers Alfredo and Nester Alcoser and sisters Yolanda Mendoza and Ana Mendez. She is survived by her husband Larry Garcia; […]

Henry Castillo

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Henry Castillo Henry “Ricky” Castillo was born August 7, 1957 in Seagraves and was called home on March 24, 2018 at the age of 60. He is survived by his wife Rachael; daughter Wendy; son Henry Ricky “Kiki” Jr., and wife Judy; two granddaughters AnaZiel and Bella Yazmine; two step-grandchildren Ross and Keatlynn; mother Lillie Chapa; sister Irma and husband […]

Gloria Neely

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Gloria Neely Gloria Lee Neely of Poteet, passed away March 20, 2018 at the age of 84.  She was born January 16, 1934 in Bexar county to Noah William and Marie (Gausseron) Simpson. Gloria is survived by her sons, Christopher S. Neely and girlfriend, Remmy Rendon and William R. Neely; brothers, Noah and Patrick and sisters, Lorena, Marion, Carolyn, Judy […]

Jimmy Parks

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Jimmy Parks Jimmy Jack Parks of Floresville, passed away Saturday, March 24, 2017 at the age of 91.  He was born in Dallas on December 5, 1926 to James Walter and Ellen (Marcen) Parks. Jimmy is survived by his loving wife, Barbara Parks of Pleasanton; sons, Ronald Parks and wife Kelly of Corpus Christi and James Parks and wife Melissa […]

William Shannon

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William Shannon William “Billy” Joe Shannon, 75, of Pleasanton passed away Sunday, March 25, 2018.  He was born in San Antonio, Texas to William E. and Madeleine Shannon. He is preceded in death by his father W. E. “Bill” Shannon William is survived by his wife Betty Jo Shannon; mother Madeleine Shannon; sons William Joe Shannon, Jr. and wife Tammy […]

Jodie Brooks

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Jodie Brooks Jodie Roberta Brooks, born December 1, 1931, passed away March 22, 2018 in Medina County, Texas at the age of 86 years 3 months and 21 days.  Jodie grew up in the Black Creek area of Devine, Texas.  She spent the first years of her life raising her three daughters, enjoying her grandchildren and in her later years […]

Five Poteet athletes to continue playing careers in college

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POTEET—It’s a proud moment when a small school can send an athlete to the collegiate ranks. Poteet got to multiply that feeling by five. Five Aggies will continue their playing careers around the state, including two pairs heading to the same school. Hannah Dove and Lea Sanchez will play volleyball at Schreiner; Sonny Orozco and Samuel Ritchey will continue on […]

Dorothy Haverlah

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Dorothy Haverlah Dorothy Fetters Haverlah of Pleasanton, passed away Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at the age of 90.  Dorothy was the only child of Edmund and Florence Fetter, and was born in Pleasanton on July 1, 1927. Dorothy grew up in Pleasanton and started school in Pleasanton but in the fifth grade the family moved to the Leming area and […]


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