Flashbacks 8/21/19


Flashbacks Mackenzie Pilgrim Pleasanton Intern   10 years ago A Dream Realized –  the Performing Arts Center, Pleasanton I.S.D.’s newest facility, is ready just in time for the new school year. The 38,000 square foot building boast a 725 seat state-of-the-art Auditorium, band hall, choir hall, “black box” practice theater, dressing rooms and a beautiful lobby to display student artwork. […]

2019-08-21 E-Edition

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Johnny Yow was named the 2019 Cowboy of the Year at the Pleasanton Young Farmers’ Open Rodeo and Festival Friday evening. Pictured, from left, front row, are Dana Briones amd Jackie Brown, Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce (sponsors of custom buckle), Kynlea Yow, Brody Yow, Princess Abigail Izaguirre, Queen Elena Ortiz and Princess Valentina Gasca of the Cowboy Homecoming Court, Twister […]


Pleasanton Fire/Rescue and Jourdanton VFD were toned out Sunday morning to assist Leming VFD for a fully engulfed structure fire on Leonard Rd. Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office, EMS, Emergency Management Office and the Red Cross were also on scene. Leming Fire Chief Loren Gillespie would like to give a special shout out to the dispatchers for their hard work. The […]

Sen. Pete Flores Town Hall Meeting

TEA releases 2019 A-F accountability ratings

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) released its 2019 state accountability ratings on Aug. 15, for approximately 1,200 school districts and charter schools. Districts and charters once again received A-F ratings. The A-F accountability uses a variety of indicators such as graduation rates, college, career and military readiness, SAT/ ACT scores, and college prep course completion. The majority of a district’s […]

Out and About

Sen. Pete Flores at Town Hall Meeting Aug. 22 Senator Pete Flores (Texas-Senate District 19) will hold a Town Hall Meeting this Thursday, August 22 to give an update on the 86th Legislative Session. He will speak then take questions from the audience. The meeting will be held at the Pleasanton Civic Center from 6-8 p.m. and is open to […]


Johnnie Oliver was inducted into the South Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame. He was nominated by 1985 Cowboy of the Year Robert Bryan. Pictured, from left, are Roy Alonzo, Cowboy Homecoming Queen Elena Ortiz, Princess Valentina Gasca, Gus Wheeler, Princess Abigail Izaguirre, Randy Mangum, Gilbert Gonzales, Johnnie Oliver, Joyce Oliver, Lindy Oliver, Ainsley Oliver, Megan Hocker, Tammy Oliver, Clint Hocker, […]

Cowboy Hall of Fame Inductee – Johnnie Oliver

In 1956, at the age of sixteen Johnnie went with his Uncle Nep Oliver to Floresville to spend the weekend. They were going to ride horses and work cattle. This was Johnnie’s first time to work with cattle. Uncle Nep also took his sons to help. They had three horses to use. Old Paint was the first horse Johnnie ever […]