Garcia’s winner secures Eagles’ undefeated crown

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Two weeks after capturing the school’s first district title, the Pleasanton Eagles men’s soccer team had another goal before playoffs began: finish undefeated. On Tuesday, the Eagles (10-7-1, 9-0) beat Somerset 2-1 with a goal in the final two minutes of the match. Carlos Garcia provided the winner and sealed Pleasanton’s undefeated district record. “That was one of our goals […]

Garage Sale Extravaganza

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Drive-thru Food Pantry Friday, Mar. 26

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There will be drive-thru food pantry Friday, March 26, at First Baptist Church of Jourdanton. Commodity distribution starts at 8:30 a.m.

Sauceda’s gem powers Pleasanton past Uvalde

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Pleasanton sophomore Max Sauceda knew he had momentum on his side in Tuesday’s tilt with Uvalde. The right-handed pitcher helped the Eagles (13-5) throw a combined no-hitter in a win over Dilley on Saturday at the Pearsall tournament. Sauceda used that momentum to toss another gem in Pleasanton’s 2-0 win over the Coyotes in their home opener. Sauceda threw five-and-two-thirds […]

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Safety a top priority at the Poteet Strawberry Festival

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For over 75 years, the Poteet Strawberry Festival has brought South Texas one of the “berry” best festivals in the United States. Last year was the first time in its history that the festival was cancelled. This year organizers want attendees to know that the health and safety of their guests, volunteers and staff remains their highest priority as they […]

Mega Food Distribution Saturday

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The City of Pleasanton and Pleasanton Parks and Recreation Department with the San Antonio Food Bank are hosting a Mega Food Distribution this Saturday, March 20. “The last couple of times, [SAFB] brought enough food for 400 households, so we are anticipating it to be in that range again, especially since many families are still struggling with setbacks from the […]

Atascosa County receives $9.9 million in relief funds

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The Senate passed its version of the coronavirus relief package – H.R. 1319, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 and the House approved the Senate version of the bill with no amendments. On March 11, President Biden signed the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan into law. The legislation includes extension of unemployment benefits and stimulus checks but no minimum […]

Man stalks woman to JPD

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A 20-year-old male Guatemalen resident was arrested on March 11 after Jourdanton Police Chief Eric Kaiser stated he followed a female driver all the way to the Joudanton Police Department. The driver called police and told them that a green van had been following her for an extended period of time in the area. She stated that as she attempted […]

Update on proposed Zinc Resources facility

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As of press time, comments can still be made to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) on the proposed hazardous waste processing facility planned for Whitsett in northern Live Oak County. According to TCEQ, Zinc Resources LLC submitted an application for an air permit for the Electric Arc Furnace (EAF) Byproduct Zinc Recycling Plant on Dec. 14, 2020. “The […]