Nasario Rodriguez Sr.


Nasario Rodriguez Sr.  Mr. Nasario Rodriguez Sr., of Pleasanton, passed away on March 29 at the age of 72.  Nasario was born to Sebastian and Antonia Rodriguez on July 29, 1945 in Charlotte, Texas.  He is survived by his son, Nasario Rodriguez, Jr. and wife Mackayla, grandchildren Melinda Rodriguez and Joe Mendoza, great grandson Nathan Joseph Ricarte, brothers, Martin Rodriguez […]

Freda Sawyer


Freda Sawyer Freda Lou Sawyer of Pleasanton died peacefully at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio at the age of 76.  Born in Prosper, Texas to her mother Beatrice “Bea” Furr and Zeb Furr, Freda is a descendant of original settlers who founded the towns of Prosper and McKinney. Freda was an accountant and personal friend to many people throughout the […]

Alice Gawlik


Alice Gawlik Alice J. Gawlik of Jourdanton, passed away April 7, 2018 at the age of 86.  She was born May 4, 1931 in Gillette to Alois and Theresa (Banduch) Jendrusch. Alice worked many years at the Jourdanton Independent School District in the cafeteria. After her retirement in 1998, she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and attending their sporting […]

Lady Eagles blank Poteet


The Pleasanton softball team swept the season series with Poteet. The Lady Eagles blanked the Lady Aggies 7-0 on Friday to clinch a playoff spot. Pleasanton (12-10 overall) improved to 3-3 in District 30-4A with the win. Poteet (9-8) dropped to 1-6 and will face Somerset in its regular-season finale April 17 with a postseason berth on the line. Madison […]

Pleasanton golf continues district dominance


The Pleasanton golf teams continued their district dominance with another pair of championships last week. Both the Eagles and Lady Eagles won the 30-4A team titles at the district tournament in Floresville, extending streaks to five and six consecutive championships, respectively. Pleasanton also had the individual champions in Blake Foster and Laken McAda. Foster scored a 78 on both days […]

Alice Popham


Alice Popham Alice Ann Krauskopf Popham passed away March 28, 2018, at the age of 79 years, 4 months, and 28 days. Alice was born October 31, 1938 in Karnes City, Texas to Emil and Rosie Krauskopf.  She was raised in Campbellton, Texas and graduated from Pleasanton High school.  After she married Nelton Popham on February 9, 1957, in Pleasanton, […]

Jourdanton sending 21 to area meet


JOURDANTON—More than 20 Jourdanton athletes—including a pair of district champions— advanced to the area meet after top-four finishes at the 26-3A meet Wednesday and Thursday at Indian Stadium. Mayce Marek and Destiny Powell won district titles in the high jump and pole vault, respectively, to lead 21 participants who will compete at the 25/26-3A area meet April 18 at Converse […]

Elizabeth Langford


Elizabeth Langford Elizabeth “Betsy” Smith Schuble Langford, 78, of McCoy, went to be with The Lord at home in Clear Lake, on April 2, 2018, after a brief but courageous fight with pancreatic cancer. Betsy was born on February 20,1940 in San Antonio, and grew up in a large and loving family.  She acquired a love for ranching and raising […]

Charlotte moves to 4-0 in district action


The Charlotte baseball team closed the first half of district play undefeated after a pair of wins last week. The Trojans downed Falls City 5-0 and La Pryor 20-3 to move to 4-0 in District 30-2A with four games to go. Jevon Santos threw a gem for Charlotte in the team’s win April 3 against the Beavers. The junior  had […]

It’s a family tradition

FREE Sanchez picked as 2018 Grower of the Year

The Poteet Rotary Club has named their Grower of the Year for 2018. Leonard Sanchez, Jr. carries on the family legacy of growing strawberries in the area. A third generation strawberry grower, Sanchez follows in the footsteps of his grandfather, Antonio Sanchez and his father, Leonard Sanchez Sr. Growing up, Sanchez would help his grandfather and father out with growing […]

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