Indians top Lytle in pivotal 27-3A tilt

The Jourdanton Indians took the hard route to maintain sole possession of first place in District 27-3A. Jourdanton (10-1, 7-0) had to erase a 19-point deficit to beat Lytle 69-62 on Tuesday, Jan. 26. The win came after the Indians’ third COVID-related stoppage in the last two months. Both of their scheduled games last week were postponed to early February. […]

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McMullen Co. Livestock Show, a grand champion event



The 80th McMullen County Livestock Show held January 20-23 in Tilden was a grand champion of an event filled with wins. The McMullen County Livestock Show showcases the hard work and commitment hundreds of McMullen County youth have dedicated to their livestock projects. These youth are the best of the best who will no doubt be future farmers, ranchers, agri-science/agri-business […]

Poteet Strawberry Festival planned for April 9-11, details to come later



Following cancellations in the spring and fall of 2020 due to coronavirus concerns, the annual Poteet Strawberry Festival is back on and scheduled for Friday-Sunday, April 9-11. The bright poster featuring a strawberry in Western attire with 2021 dates was posted on the Poteet Strawberry Festival Facebook page on Jan. 18. Over 1,000 comments have been posted in response to […]

Who is on your May ballot?



It’s time to file for mayoral, city council and school board positions in Pleasanton and Poteet. As local citizens who know and love the communities you live in, you know what’s best for your fellow neighbors and your children. Applications to file for a place on the ballot opened on Jan. 13 for those wishing to represent their city or […]

STATE HOLDS VACCINE CLINIC

Through the efforts of Atascosa County Judge Bob Hurley, Texas DSHS allocated 550 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine for a last minute distribution clinic Tuesday morning at Cowboy Fellowship in Jourdanton. The clinic was for those qualifying under Phase 1A and 1B only (direct health care workers, long-term care facilities, 65+ years of age and those with significant medical conditions). […]

High speed chase starts in Pleasanton ends with shoot-out in San Antonio

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Atascosa County Sheriff David Soward stated that a high speed pursuit that started in Pleasanton ended in San Antonio with the subject opening fire in a residential area near an elementary school. The subject, Filex Romirez Santos, age 46, of San Antonio. first opened fire on Pleasanton PD in Pleasanton after a traffic stop. “My office, Pleasanton Police Department, DPS […]

Out and About

Children Matter Grand Opening Friday, Jan. 29, at 659 W. Goodwin in Pleasanton, 1 p.m. Ribbon cutting ceremony, Q&A session, tour and light refreshments. Pleasanton Little League Registration Register online anytime from now through Jan. 31 at www.pleasantontxlittleleague.com. Join “2021 Walk N Talk- FABLOW AgriLife” On Facebook. Take a walk from a distance. Eight-week walking program starts Feb. 1. Daily […]

Jourdanton council awards pool contract to Guido Construction



Jourdanton City Council members awarded the Municipal Swimming Pool, Splash Pad and associated amenities project contract to Guido Construction, at their Jan. 19 meeting. Also included in the motion was to authorize City Manager Lamar Schulz and The Chapman Firm to issue notice of award to the selected proposer following the contract award and to negotiate the contract. Approving the […]

BR Outfitters in Poteet under investigation

On January 9, 2021, Texas Game Wardens and the Poteet Police Department responded to a call for service at BR Outfitters, originally called VR Outfitters, in Poteet after receiving reports of a rotting smell coming from the building. Upon inspection, law enforcement found several deer carcasses lying in a pile in the bottom of a walk-in cooler. The business was […]