Farm and Ranch

Moon earns American FFA Degree

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Reagan Moon, 2020 graduate of McMullen County ISD, will receive her American FFA Degree early next year. Moon is the daughter of John and Barbye Moon, of Tilden, and granddaughter of Mike and Shirley Cassol, of Lindale, and Sammye Reagan, who has passed, but was a very important person in her life. In high school, Moon competed in volleyball, basketball […]

PAYTON GREER SHOOTS HER FIRST DEER

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Nine-year-old Payton Greer, a third grader at Pleasanton Elementary School, shot her first deer, a white-tailed doe, with a 6.5 Creedmoore at 75 yards. Pictured are Payton with her guides, Nick McGhee (left) and aunt Sheyanne Jean Luckman of Atascosa County.

Vintage in Verdi this weekend

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The 9th annual Vintage in Verdi Outdoor Market will be this Friday and Saturday, Dec. 3-4 at the Verdi Community Center, located at 4 Fairview Rd., Verdi, north of Pleasanton. The fun begins on Friday with Friday First Pickin’, 1-8 p.m. Funky Hat Friday Night will include a wine tasting and funky hat contest. Friday’s $7 entry fee includes admission […]

Comin’ up

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9th Annual Vintage in Verdi Outdoor Market, Dec. 3-4, verditxcc@gmail.com District 12 Archery Match, Dec. 4, Benavides, 830-569-0034 St. Luke Catholic Church Christmas Bake Sale, Dec. 5, 11:30 a.m. Growing a Successful Vegetable and Produce Farm Education Program, Dec. 7, RSVP by Dec. 3, 830-569-0034 Polar Express, Movie Night, Dec. 11, George Farms, Poteet Rabbit Validation, Dec. 11, 8-10 a.m., […]

Program to focus on produce farming

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Growing a successful vegetable and produce farm will be the focus of the educational program scheduled for Dec. 7. The program will offer one general CEU for TDA Applicators. Please RSVP by Friday, Dec. 3 to the Atascosa County Extension office at 830-569-0034. The $10 registration fee can be paid that day. Presenters will be two extension specialists, Extension Economist […]

County 4-H showmanship show

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Atascosa County 4-H will hold a showmanship show for its members on Dec. 18 on the extension center grounds. Prizes will include belt buckles for the overall winner per age category and species. If interested, please RSVP to 830-569-0034 by 5 p.m. on Dec. 3.

SUPPORT THE PHS BBQ TEAM

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Pleasanton High School’s BBQ Team sold brisket tacos during Jourdanton’s Small Business Saturday on Nov. 27. Pictured (from left) are Jillian Barcomb, Aron Perez and Jeremy Ybarra trimming the brisket before the 11-12 hours of cooking time. Email sponsor Sam Gallegos to purchase a practice, make a donation or for more information, segallegos@pisd.us.

Winter weather may threaten grid, rainbow trout stocked, Uri impacts pine trees

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Extreme weather could still threaten grid The state’s power grid could still be at risk under extreme winter conditions, according to the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, but should operate fine under normal conditions. The Seasonal Assessment of Resource Adequacy, issued Friday, said the grid can meet normal and even moderately challenging weather conditions but could break down if the […]

Vintage in Verdi vendor intros

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Vintage in Verdi, the Greatest Outdoor Market in South Texas, is here with over 80 vendors. Friday, Dec. 3, 1-8, admission $7 which will also get you in for Saturday. Saturday, Dec. 4, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. admission $3. Lucky 1300 is Kathryn, aka Kate, Jasik’s booth. Kathryn is the creator of Vintage in Verdi. This will be their 9th […]

4-H hunting contest

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The Atascosa County 4-H is hosting a free contest to encourage their members to get more involved in the outdoors. Here are the rules: 1. All participants must be Atascosa 4-H members enrolled via 4-H online. 2. Tournament will run all of the Texas Parks and Wildlife South-Zone season (rifle and archery) Nov. 6, 2021 – Jan. 16, 2022. All […]


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