VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Charlotte opens with win; McMullen drops dual


Charlotte 3, Nordheim 1 The Charlotte Trojanettes opened the Chad Mills era with a four-set win over Nordheim on the road on Tuesday. The Trojanettes won by scores of 25-20, 21-25, 25-19 and 25-17. Charlotte (1-0) will look to advance their record at the Pettus Tournament this Friday through Saturday. McMullen drops dual matches to Skidmore-Tynan, Freer The McMullen County […]

Pleasanton Eagle Kickoff Meet and Greet welcomes former Texas linebacker


The Pleasanton Touchdown Booster Club is gearing up for their annual Kickoff Meet and Greet set for this Friday, Aug. 9. The community event is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. at the Community Center. There will be performances by the Pleasanton cheerleaders, Pacesetters and a welcome from head coach Stephen Liska. This year’s special guest is former Texas Longhorn linebacker Dr. […]

Flashbacks 8/7/19


Flashbacks Mackenzie Pilgrim Pleasanton Intern   10 years ago STATE CHAMPS! Pleasanton girls win first ever state championship for Pleasanton Little League-  The Pleasanton 10-11 year old softball team took care of District 21. They battled at the Texas West Section 3 tournament staving off elimination. With that “never say die” attitude, it brought nothing less than Pleasanton Little League’s […]

2019-08-07 E-Edition

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Jourdanton pool plans not a splash

On July 29, Jourdanton City Manager Lamar Schulz addressed an audience of about 20, at the town hall meeting to discuss the construction of a swimming pool and splash pad. Four residents spoke at the meeting, which lasted a little over half an hour: Denise Williams, Alvin Bailey, Katrina Wiatrek and Jeff Rankin. Council members in the audience were Johnetta […]

Do your kids know cursive?

The state of Texas has updated the English Language Art and Reading (ELAR) curriculum standards (TEKS) that take a more rigorous and demanding stance on teaching cursive writing at the elementary level. The previous curriculum standards adopted in 2008 that began in the 2009-2010 school year taught students legible cursive script in third grade; however, by the fourth and fifth […]

Districts give back to teachers

During the 86th Texas Legislative Session earlier this year, the Texas House and Senate passed House Bill 3, a school finance reform bill that includes $6.5 billion to improve public education and pay teachers, plus $5.1 billion to lower school district taxes. The bill was authored by state Rep. Dan Huberty, R-Houston, and sponsored by state Sen. Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood. […]

Needle in a haystack

Over the past several months, multiple outbreaks of the measles have been reported across the nation, including Texas. In fact, on July 29 state health officials confirmed that 21 cases of measles have been diagnosed in Texas so far this year. This has caused a major discussion amongst parents on whether or not unvaccinated children are or should be allowed […]

K9 Kimbo, armed and ready for action

On July 23, Jourdanton Police Department’s K9 Kimbo received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from the nonprofit organization called Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. JPD Chief Eric Kaiser and Cpl. Timothy Sawicki, Kimbo’s K9 handler and partner, both extended their gratitude to Vested Interest for approving the grant submitted by the Jourdanton Police Department […]

Out and About

Atascosa Running Club meets Wednesdays Runners are invited to take part in the Atascosa Running Club Social Fun Run every Wednesday. They meet at 7 p.m. and run at 7:10 p.m. They will meet at “The Office Bar and Grill,” run to the Pleasanton River Park, around town and back to The Office. They will be running three to four […]