Lady Eagles take first at Bandera

The Pleasanton Lady Eagle Cross Country team swept first place in both varsity and JV at the Bandera Bulldogs cross country meet over the weekend. The varsity Lady Eagles scored 59 points and the JV Lady Eagles scored 37. Karolyn Arguijo helped power the varsity win with her fourth place finish of 12 minutes, 43 seconds. Caitlyn Nieschwitz was not […]

Injuries the biggest culprit in sports

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Poteet stumbles on road

The Poteet Aggies dropped their away game 31-12 to Brentwood Christian on Friday. The Aggies fell behind 14-0 before cutting it to 14-6 before halftime on a touchdown run by Eric Treviño. Brentwood would go on to outscore Poteet 17-6 in the second half. Treviño finished the game with 62 rushing yards and a touchdown on 10 carries. He finished […]

Jourdanton stays unbeaten early on

Grid Picks

Jourdanton Indians are rolling along and will continue to do so when they face an upcoming Natalia team. The Natalia Mustangs are playing good football and present a challenge to the Indians. Natalia has defeated its first three opponents by these scores – 21-9 over San Antonio Cole; 27-21 over San Antonio Randolph and 63-10 over Lytle. Jourdanton has ‘taken […]

CASI Chili Cookoff at Cowboy Homecoming

After a long-time hiatus, a chili cook-off organized by Rusty Prasifika returned to Cowboy Homecoming. With 20 entries Saturday and 15 entriesSunday,theeventwas considered a success and great fun was had by all who entered and judged. Judges included the Pleasanton City Council,CityManagerJohnny Huizar, Pleasanton Police Chief Ronald Sanchez and Senator Pete Flores as well as individualsfromthecommunity such as PISD counselor […]

Upcoming events and meetings

The 2019 South Texas Peanut Growers Field Day and Tour will be held on Thursday September 19, in Pearsall. Registration will start at 9 a.m. at the Frio County Extension Office and the Tour will begin at 9:30 a.m. Topics to be covered include: Peanut breeding lines, variety trials and insecticide trials. Three (3) continuing education units (CEU’s) will be […]

Gardening Q & A

Plant Q & A

Q. You recommend that wildflower seeds be spread on sites where the seed makes contact with the soil, bare soil is best. Would it work if we applied mulch after seeding so we could conserve water and reduce weed competition with the wildflowers? A. The problem is that wildflowers perform exactly like weeds in most plantings. The mulch is just […]


Paul Divin, 55, of Pleasanton passed away ­­September 16, 2019 in San Antonio. Paul was born November 25, 1963. He is survived by his wife, Adrienne Divin; son, Jake Divin and wife Bree, and daughter, Taylor Divin and fiancé, Adam Barsalou; brothers, Michael Divin of Tilden, Wayne Divin and wife Mary Divin of Farview, and sisters, Linda Hall and husband […]


Anna (Ann) Lou Roberts Hill was born in Clarksburg, Tennessee on May 9, 1932 to Robert Lee and Stella (Wilson) Roberts, Sr. She passed away on September 12, 2019 at her residence in BrightPointe at Lytle Lake in Abilene. She is survived by two sisters, Bettye Blay, and Evie Clovis, and one brother, Bill (Donna) Roberts, her three children: Barbara […]


Alicia Leal of Stockton, California passed away August 6, 2019. She was born on July 2, 1931 to Pedro (Pete) and Narcisa Villa in Floresville. She married Rudolpho (Rudy) Leal on September 22, 1947 and started their married life in Coughran and later lived in Pleasanton before moving to Stockton, California where they raised their six children. Alice remained a […]

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