Flashbacks 1-16-19


Flashbacks Madeleine Guajardo Pleasanton Intern 10 years ago It’s a family thing — Siblings Clay and Emily Akers are ready for the competition at the 55th annual Atascosa County Jr. Livestock Show and Auction. Clay, age 10, is a member of the Poteet 4H and Jr. FFA. He will be showing his Shorthorn Steer “Tator.” Big sister Emily will exhibit […]


The 2019 Atascosa County Livestock Show Grand Champion went to Poteet 4-Her, Hayden Jenschke, bidding for $20,000. Buyers included, left to right: Chris Morlock (Pursch Motors); Matt Shannon (Dittmar Lumbar); John Espinosa (Silver Eagle Distributors); Orlando Ortega (Glazer’s Beer and Beverages); Becky Murphy (Capital Farm Credit); Kelsey Wiley (Primo’s Feed & Supply); Debbie Martinez (Capital Farm Credit); Josh Powell (Powell […]

ACLS- record smashing success

Record breaking sales were just one of the many very something specials that happened at the 2019 Atascosa County Livestock Show. The entire show was 360 degrees of excellence with outstanding competitors making it an outstanding show. The Atascosa County Livestock Show board expressed great appreciation for the support of the generous buyers who helped break all-time records during the […]

Stock show to be held in Tilden

The McMullen County Livestock Show will get underway this Friday January 25 and Saturday, January 26. This two-day event showcases the hard work and commitment of the youth of McMullen County who have dedicated countless hours to their livestock projects. Exhibitors have the opportunity to show animals in the categories of market steers, commercial heifers, goats, lambs, swine, broilers and […]

Out and About

Vote for Pleasanton Homecoming Queen This year’s Pleasanton Cowboy Homecoming will be held in conjunction with the Turn-N-Burn BBQ Cook-Off, on Friday, March 8 and Saturday, March 9. The Pleasanton Cowboy Homecoming Queen election will be held Friday, Jan. 25 and Saturday, 26. Voting will take place both days from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Pleasanton Chamber Log […]

Jourdanton FFA Peggy Georg gives tribute to Vicente and Brock

EDITORS NOTE: This tribute was presented live by Peggy Georg before the Swine show day, January 17. Good morning ACLS exhibitors, parents, family members and community supporters, You will notice this morning that we have brought two pigs into the arena as we come together today for a tribute for two very special students who tragically were lost in 2018, […]

Slomchinski Farms make finals – Vote today

Congratuations to Bill and Brett of Slomchinski Farms, Pleasanton who made the top three finalists of the National Farm Credit video contest. The winner takes home $10,000 to donate to a local charity or community organization. The short videos of Farm Credit customers are designed to inspire. According to Farm Credit, “They are at the heart of everything we do […]


Sandy Cornyn, Precinct 3 Constable Rick Luna, a Harlem Globetrotter, U.S. Senator John Cornyn, State Senator Pete Flores take part in the MLK Day parade in San Antonio on Monday, Jan. 21.

PISD School Board president Frank A. Tudyk Jr.

Frank A. Tudyk Jr. (Butch) has served on the Pleasanton ISD school board for 13 years. Known throughout the community as “Coach,” Tudyk has served in the role of school board president for eight years. Tudyk shared some of the ways in which the board and district demonstrate this year’s School Board Recognition Month theme, “Planting Seeds of Success.” One […]

JISD School Board president Barbara Peeler

Barbara Peeler has served on the Jourdanton ISD School Board for over 40 years. She first joined the board in 1975 and with the exception of three years, she has remained on the board. Peeler was named school board president in the fall of 2014, when Pamela Manning stepped down. Peeler shared many examples of how the board and district […]