Youth treated to basketball clinic with Spurs Coyote, CBC athletes

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Saturday, March 24 was an exciting day at the Pleasanton High School gym, as approximately 20 local youth took part in the Boys and Girls Basketball Clinic. The doors opened at 8:30 a.m. and the morning began with prayer by Bob Byrd of The Navigators. Led by Coastal Bend College Cougar basketball players and coaches, the students warmed up with […]

Defense, Defense! Defensive Driving?

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I was a “late bloomer.” I didn’t date much in high school and really didn’t seriously date until I was nearly out of college. Part of the problem was I didn’t drive until I was 18. I couldn’t very well ask my parents to drive me on a date. I suppose I could have double dated. One time I was […]

Decision to send troops to border draws mixed reactions

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AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott on April 4 welcomed the announcement by Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen that the federal government would deploy some 4,000 National Guard personnel to the U.S.-Mexico border to assist in stemming the flow of illegal immigration. “Today’s action by the Trump Administration reinforces Texas’ longstanding commitment to secure our southern border and uphold the […]

Lytle Police Chief Richey Priest

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Hello all, The weekly police blotter has been posted to our website, if you have some spare time you can find it at www.lytletx.org/police. There will be a regular city council meeting tonight at 6:30 PM. Feel free to email or contact me if you have any questions richard.priest@lytletx.org/police We had a few interesting calls this past week but nothing […]

Atascosa County Judge’s Report

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One of the jobs of the Constitutional County Judge is Mental Health Court. That means that court can convene to hear mental health commitments and disposition cases. But what that usually means on a weekly and sometimes daily basis is the processing of court orders for “Emergency Detention”. I will have from 2 to 4 a month. But that fluctuates […]

There’s strawberry shortcake, strawberry wine, strawberry funnel cake, strawberry ice cream …

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Oh goodness! It is that time of year again where all things strawberry will be served at the Poteet Strawberry Festival. And while the list rattles off much like  Forrest Gump’s friend, Bubba Blue, talking about shrimp, there is so much more than these delicious berry treats! While getting together the information for our special section I was typesetting the […]

Classifieds-04-11-2018

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Olivarri’s late goal pushes Lady Eagles past Kingsville

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KINGSVILLE—Anyone familiar with the local high school girls soccer scene knows that it’s going to be a tight matchup when Pleasanton and Kingsville meet. For the fourth year in a row, the two met in the postseason. For the third consecutive year the teams met in the third round. And for the third straight season, the Lady Eagles prevailed to […]

Aggies tie Eagles in district standings following 8-2 win

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The Poteet baseball team picked up a key district win over rival Pleasanton on Friday night. The Aggies took an early lead and added six runs over the fourth and fifth innings to down the Eagles 8-2 at the Pleasanton ISD Eagle Complex. The result moved both teams to 2-3 in District 30-4A play with three games remaining. Poteet’s Daryn […]

Pleasanton, Poteet with 30-plus athletes heading to area meet

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More than 30 athletes from Pleasanton and Poteet advanced to the area meet after top-four finishes at district. The teams competed at the District 30-4A meet in Cuero on Wednesday and Thursday. Each team also produced some district champions and school records. Pleasanton’s Ayanna Oltivero set a new school record in winning the 400. She beat her previous record by […]


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