Volleyball Roundup: McMullen bests Three Rivers; Charlotte rebounds with win


The McMullen Cowgirls kept their district title hopes alive with a four-set win at home over rival Three Rivers on Tuesday (25-10, 21-25, 25-23, 26-24). Senior hitter Madison Sherrer led the way with 12 kills and three blocks in the win. Brenda Beyer had eight and Caroline McClaugherty finished with seven. Beyer and McClaugherty combined for 31 assists in the […]

Flashbacks 10/16/19


Flashbacks Mackenzie Pilgrim Pleasanton Intern   10 years ago I am not afraid…I am not afraid…I am not – No matter how simple the costume, all pets are invited to join the Friends of the Library’s 6th annual Howl-o-weenie Pet Costume Contest and 2nd-Ever Weenie Dog Races.     20 years ago Loaves & Fishes Recognized – On Tuesday, September 28, […]

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Fallen officers remembered 20 years later

The Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office held a beautiful memorial ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 12 honoring the 20 Year Anniversary of the Atascosa Ambush and the three law enforcement officers who lost their lives on that tragic night: Atascosa County Sheriff Deputy Thomas Monse, Atascosa County Sheriff Deputy Mark Stephenson and Texas DPS Trooper Terry Miller. Various law enforcement agencies came […]


During Commissioners Court Monday, Oct. 14, Atascosa County Judge Bob Hurley read and signed a proclamation for Atascosa County recognizing October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Participating in the signing were, from left, front row, Commissioner Mark Gillespie, Pct. 1; Commissioner Stuart Knowlton, Pct. 2; Judge Hurley; Commissioner Eliseo Perez, Pct. 3; Commissioner Kennard Riley, Pct. 4; back row are […]

Commissioners Court discuss passing of Constable Medina, filling office vacancy

During Commissioners Court on Monday morning, Atascosa County Judge Bob Hurley discussed the passing of Precinct 1 Constable Percy Medina, who passed away on Thursday, Oct. 10 due to health issues. On the same agenda item was the discussion of any necessary upcoming decisions on the vacancy of his office. “I put this on the agenda and do not recommend […]

Out and About

Win your holiday turkey, help kids with cancer On Sunday, Oct. 20, KJT Society #87 will host its annual Turkey Bingo at St. Matthew Catholic Church parish hall, located on the corner of Highway 16 and Maple Street in Jourdanton. Doors will open at noon, and games will begin at 12:30 p.m. The proceeds from this event will be donated […]

Price Chevrolet supports Breast Cancer Awareness

At Chevrolet, we’re committed to continuing an over-100-year legacy of caring. It’s why we’ve supported the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer program for nine years in a row. It’s why together with Chevrolet dealerships, employees and customers, we’ve contributed over $12 million to the cause so far. And, it’s why we’re dedicated to helping make it so […]


Eagle Heights in Pleasanton was named September Business of the month by the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce. Pictured, from left, are first row Stephanie Parker, Property Manager and Jenna Porter, Assistant Property Manager; back row are Stephen Hodge, Maintenance Supervisor; Denise Bowman, Housekeeper; Mary Jane Garcia, Housekeeper; Ashley Anderson, Housekeeper; and Vincent Coronado, Maintenance Technician.

A decades-old problem being addressed, Atascosa River bridge project south of Poteet progressing

Simply put…“It’s been a long time coming,” said Judge Bob Hurley. The good news is that it is happening. Texas Department of Transportation’s new Atascosa river bridge project just south of Poteet on SH 16 is nearing completion. The design divides oncoming traffic onto two separate bridges. According to Hurley, this is much safer for traffic flow in that area. […]