A marathon milestone setting up for bigger ones

Slipping on my Black Panther long-sleeved shirt and heading into the cold, foggy morning, I was set the drive up the Waco streets to my 10th marathon, the Miracle Match Marathon, supporting the National Marrow Donor Registry. The 55 minutes before the race started evaporated amid my few tasks before warming up. I stretched a little and ran out to […]


Living Water Fellowship

McMullen Co. Grand Champion Steer sells for $12k

The 78th McMullen Livestock Show hosted by the Tilden Livestock Scholarship Association was a huge success beating 2018 sales numbers with a total of $277,880. The 2018 numbers totaled $251,650. This outstanding two-day event showcased the hard work and commitment of the youth of McMullen County who dedicated countless hours to their livestock projects. Exhibitors showed animals in the categories […]


With an estimated opening of June 2019 the Pleasanton River Park Splash Pad will be 4,845 square feet of fun! “Naming rights” are available through sponsorship of the splash pad. Thousands of families will be making memories for decades to come at this waterfront playground. Let your company or family name leave a lasting legacy by sponsoring the Pleasanton River […]

Out and About

Vote for Slomchinski Farms Bill and Brett of Slomchinski Farms in Pleasanton made the top three finalists of the National Farm Credit video contest. Jan. 30 is the last day to vote. You can check out their video and vote at: https:// farmcredit.com/videocontest Free senior meals at Pleasanton Civic Center Application pick-up for free senior meals continues weekdays at the […]


Pleasanton Eagles Ladies Varsity Soccer Team representatives were guests at the Pleasanton Rotary Club meeting, Thursday, Jan. 24. From left to right are Noel Wilkerson-Holmes, Pat Aaron, Bob Kinsel, Lin Yu-Sun, David Diaz, Bobby Kinsel, Walt Rakowitz, Delaney Olivarri, Rusty Garvin, James Warnken, Kate McNeill, Madelyn Bird, Greg Leach, Sarah D. Evans, Matthew Mann, Ken Donoughue, Odis White, David Ratcliff, […]

Aguirre named Employee of the Year

The City of Pleasanton held their End of Year Banquet at the Pleasanton Civic Center on Friday, Dec. 21. During that time, the Employee of the Year award was given to none other than Parks and Recreation Event Coordinator, Tony Aguirre. Aguirre has been with the city since December, 16, 2013, having just completed 5 years this past December. “During […]

Stolen property recovered by Sheriff’s Department

On Sunday, January 27, Deputy Sheriff Steven Faz was dispatched to the 2900 block of TX Highway 16, north of Jourdanton for the theft of over $100,000 in oilfield equipment and supplies. The owners reported pipe and manifolds, along with a 2013 model gooseneck trailer, had been taken the previous night. Sheriff David Soward stated the case went to his […]