Billingsley garners gold, silver at state

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McMullen County junior distance runner Isaiah Billingsley was born to run. Early in his father, Gary Billingsley’s 15-year stint as Head Coach at Cumby Miller Grove in East Texas, Isaiah, then 3, wandered off from practice. His dad and the other coaches stopped practice to find him. One coach suggested he may have been at the baseball field running. Sure […]

Borth joins teammates at TLU

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Despite having his senior season cut short, Jourdanton running back Aidan Borth is set to play at the collegiate level. Borth, who tore his ACL in the Indians’ area round game against Edna on Nov. 21, signed his letter of intent to play football at Texas Lutheran University on Monday, May 10. “It’s amazing. I thought I would never get […]

Charlotte stunned, swept by Ganado

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The No. 10-ranked Charlotte Trojanettes exited the playoffs early. Charlotte dropped the first two games of their best-of-3 area round series to Ganado With both teams making the same number of errors in the first game, the Trojanettes took a tough loss, 10-9. Ganado jumped right on the scoreboard, scoring four runs in the first inning. The Trojanettes answered right […]

TROJANS DROP FINAL TWO TO MASON

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Maximus Rowland applies a tag to a Mason baserunner in Charlotte’s 9-1 win over the Punchers on Friday, May 7. Anthony Romo, Mario Campos and Andru Castillo each had two RBIs for the Trojans in Friday’s win. Romo was 4-for-4 at the plate. Brandon Sanchez picked up the win on the mound, allowing one run on six hits and four […]

Eagles to be tested against Alice

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I went to see the Pleasanton Eagles defeat the Carrizo Springs Wildcats 11-1 Friday night in the opening bi-district round of baseball and now I can’t wait to see them play Alice in the next round. It looks to me like we have a pretty good Eagle team this year just from watching them Friday night, although the opposition left […]

ANDRUS NAMED NEW JOURDANTON GIRL’S HEAD BASKETBALL COACH

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Darrell Andrus addresses the Jourdanton football team after their win over Cotulla on Nov. 7. Andrus was named the new Head Coach for the Jourdanton Squaw basketball team and confirmed the news on Friday, May 7. Andrus will take on the responsibility in addition to his roles as Athletic Director and Head football Coach. The post was left vacant after […]

Ropin’ at the River BBQ Cook Off winners

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This past weekend, Pleasanton Parks and Recreation and the City of Pleasanton hosted their first ever Ropin’ at the River event. The event was free and full of western family-fun including western shows, contests, BBQ cook off, farmer’s market shopping, petting zoo, pony rides, educational presentations and much more. The BBQ Cook Off was held May 7-8, and it was […]

Verdi Entrepreneurs

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Continuing with the Verdi resident entrepreneurial introductions this week we introduce to you Atascosa RV Park owned and operated by Mike and Camila Mares. Mike Mares retired from the San Antonio Police Dept. after serving for 31 years and is now the constable for Atascosa County Precinct 1. Camila retired in 2017 after working in the retail industry (H-E-B and […]

Livestock Exchange report

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Date of Sale 5/4/21Steers-Medium &Large200-300 lb. 140-165300-400 lb. 135-160400-500 lb. 125-156500-600 lb. 120-140600-700 lb. 105-125700-800 lb. 95-112800-900 lb. 85-100Heifers-Medium &Large200-300 lb. 130-145 300-400 lb. 120-143400-500 lb. 115-130500-600 lb. 105-122600-700 lb. 90-110700-800 lb. 75-97800-900 lb. 65-88Slaughter Bulls1,450-1,880 lb. 80-95Slaughter Cows900-1,505 lb. 55-74700-925 lb. 42-55Bred Cows700-1,150 lb. 550-850 Cow-Calf Pairs850-1,150 lb. 750-1,000Steers 78Heifers 49Cows 71Bulls 12Calves 1Bull Yearlings 1 TOTAL 212

SCOTT POENISCH

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Scott Thacker Senior was born in Duncan, Oklahoma to Lane Senior and Lucy Robbins Senior, on January 12, 1937. Scott is survived by sons Richard Edgar Poenisch and partner Rose, William Scott Poenisch and wife Irene, and Thomas Edward Poenisch and wife Karen; grandchildren Julie, Lynn, Denise, Crystal, Justin and wife Ana, and Nick; and great-grandchildren Rae, April, and Zoe. […]