Cruz, Trojanettes no-hit Leakey

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The Charlotte Trojanettes dominated their 32-2A opener behind the pitching of sophomore Angel Cruz. The Trojanettes (12-2) won 18-0 in three innings against Leakey on Tuesday, March 9, and Cruz pitched a no-hitter. Because Leakey, a first-year varsity program, is aligned in the Class 1A side of the district, the game did not count toward either team’s district record as […]

Lady Aggies drop high-scoring district opener

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Even though Poteet put double-digit runs on the scoreboard, the defense couldn’t hold back Karnes City. On Tuesday, the Lady Aggies fell 23-17 to the Lady Badgers in their District 27-3A opener. “We hit the ball and scored 17 runs, but on defense our inexperience is showing we’re just not making smart decisions on defense,” said Head Coach Fred Radske. […]

Eagles cruise by rival Aggies

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The Pleasanton Eagles made quick work of their county rivals, the Poteet Aggies, on Monday, March 8. The Eagles (8-5) beat the Aggies (1-9) 15-1 in five innings at Poteet. Each of Pleasanton’s starting nine scored a run in the lopsided affair. It was a rebound for Pleasanton after going 1-3 at the Llano tournament over the weekend. “I knew […]


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CARLOS S CASAS Carlos Segura Casas went to be with our Lord on February 1, 2021 at the age of 66. He is survived by his wife Veronica (Vicky) Domingo Casas, sons Jimm Aaron Casas and Marc Allen Casas. Brother, Abel (Mary) Casas, Sisters, Linda Casas, Sally Casas and Ofelia (Karl) Thompson. He will be missed by his nephew and […]

2021-03-10 E-Edition

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Unmasked and open for business

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To the surprise of Texans, Governor Greg Abbott last week issued an Executive Order (GA-34) lifting the mask mandate in Texas and increasing capacity of all businesses and facilities in the state to 100% beginning Wednesday, March 10. Local and state government officials and legislators, private and independent school districts, hospitals and institutions learned of the announcement in real time […]


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The Atascosa County Jail received their 41st consecutive Certificate of Compliance from the Texas Jail Commission last week following an unannounced inspection by the State agency. It marks the ninth passing of inspection since Sheriff David Soward took office in 2013 and the first under new Jail Administrator Mike Benavidez. Sheriff Soward stated that it takes a cooperative effort from […]

Public gives positive feedback on Main Street Site Master Plan

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Positive vibes and excitement were felt amongst those in attendance at the public meetings last week on the proposed Main Street Site Master Plan at the old Pleasanton Elementary School. The City invited the public to discuss their concerns and input as they began planning out what would be known as the Pleasanton Public Market. A virtual meeting was held […]

Out and About

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SA Food Bank’s Mega Distribution March 20 Pleasanton River Park, 10 a.m. Visit pleasantontx. gov to register online. To volunteer email tgarza@ or call 830-569-5904. Art in the Park Thursday, March 11 at Pleasanton River Park Pavilion 1, by restrooms. 1-4 p.m. All ages welcome to paint rocks. Paint, rocks and brushes provided. Blood drive March 13 Pleasanton Civic […]

Vidales charged with Possesion with intent to Promote Child Pornography

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According to Atascosa County Sheriff David Soward on Friday morning, the Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office assisted the Texas Attorney General’s Office Criminal Investigation Division in the execution of a search warrant at a residence in the city of Poteet. The investigation was centered around alleged possession and distribution of child pornography by the AG’s Office. Arrested was Armando A. Vidales […]