Pleasanton eighth grade football at La Vernia

Pleasanton’s eighth grade football teams played at La Vernia on Nov. 8. The eighth grade A team beat the Bears 32-26 to finish the season 3-4-1. “The Eagles came out and played spectacularly on offense, scoring each time off of big plays,” said Pleasanton coach Stephen Barron. Diego Luna made a catch and ran for a 70-yard touchdown. Sean Ramos […]

This Bud’s not for you


The theft of an 18-wheeler beer truck resulted in a pursuit early last Tuesday morning with sheriff’s deputies. Sheriff David Soward stated his office received a call at 6:36 a.m. from a truck driver reporting his truck had been stolen from Z’s Super Stop at TX 97 at IH 37. While Deputy Sheriff Chris Gomez was enroute to the location, […]

Serial arsonist who hit five counties is arrested


Jennifer Ebrom Dillingham Karnes County Attorney   Karnes County Sheriff Dwayne Villanueva announced today the arrest of a suspected serial arsonist responsible for 58 fires in five South Texas counties. In February 2018, Karnes, Bee, LiveOak, Wilson and Atascosa Counties experienced a large amount of grass and hay fires that were started in the highway right away near hay fields […]

Pleasanton freshman football downs La Vernia

Pleasanton’s football team routed La Vernia 27-14 in its last game of the season to finish 8-2. “What a great way to finish the season!,” said Pleasanton coach Brandon Breiten. La Vernia scored a touchdown in the first five minutes. Then, the Eagles answered with J.J. Morales and Marco Quinonez scoring touchdowns as they took a 14-8 lead in the […]