San Antonio Area All-Star Game

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Four senior football players from Atascosa County will play in the San Antonio Area All-Star Game, which is Saturday at the Alamodome at 5 p.m. Pleasanton’s Hunter Norment and Johnny Zamora and Charlotte’s Mark Gaitan will be on the Gold team and Carlos Reyes, a Poteet resident who attends Central Catholic, will be on the Black team. Ticket information is […]

Pleasanton’s Girls Soccer Team Tournament

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Pleasanton’s girls soccer team starts its season by hosting a tournament Thursday to Saturday. Eight teams will compete, with the tournament championship taking place Saturday on the Pleasanton football field.

Search for Cowboy Homecoming Queen

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This year’s Cowboy Homecoming Queen election will be held January 25 and 26. If you are interested in running for Cowboy Homecoming Queen, you must attend Pleasanton High School and be a sophomore or junior. Paperwork is available at Pleasanton High School or the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce. The deadline for turning in paperwork is Monday, Jan. 7.

Great news or fake news, which is it?



I ’ve been a newshound just about as long as I can remember. Once I learned to read I read just about anything I could get my hands on: Newspapers, magazines, books, milk cartons—everything with print and words on it. And I listened to radio and television newscasts. By the time I was in junior high school I was hungry […]

Atascosa County Judge’s Report



My granddaughter who lives in Phoenix is doing well, recovering from “Lemierre’s syndrome”. She is in her fourth week of intensive antibiotic treatment at home rest and is making steady progress. In the next week or two she will go back for a full scan and blood tests. Her visit with her pulmonologist will be then also. She may be […]

2019-01-02 E-Edition

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JISD board receives updates on cafeteria and megawatt solar construction



Efrain Treviño, from SFE, discussed the food service at the District. First, he said that the amount of breakfasts, which are free to all students, are down. He feels this is in part due to a more accurate accounting at the cafeteria than at the classroom. However, with the reimbursement of $2.14 per student, they are still doing well in […]

AT&T tower is up; new truck for PVFD



Pleasanton City Council members heard some good news at their Dec. 6 meeting. Downtown Pleasanton is aglow with Christmas lights; a new AT&T tower is up; and the PVFD is getting a new fire truck. Mayor Travis Hall noted the Christmas lighting downtown is “special this year,” and recognized the city employees who worked hard to put up the lights: […]

Break-in on Bowen


On December 28, 2018 at 7:52 am Officers of the Pleasanton Police Department were dispatched to the 700 blk of Bowen for a report of an unknown male inside of a residence. While officers were en route to the 700 blk of Bowen St. they received a second call for a male that had entered a vehicle. The second caller […]

Unemployment rate remains at historic low 3.7 percent


AUSTIN-Texas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment was 3.7 percent in November, remaining at the same historic 42-year low it was in October. The Texas economy added 14,000 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs in November. Annual employment growth for Texas was 3.0 percent in November, marking 103 consecutive months of annual growth. “The addition of 365,400 jobs over the year and 14,000 jobs in […]