Farm and Ranch

MR. BALDERAS’ MUY GRANDE BUCK

Randy Balderas of Pleasanton, took this 28 point buck, scoring at 228 on January 3 in Huntsville. He took the shot from 95 yards with a 6.5 Creedmore.

Atascosa County and McMullen County Livestock Shows held in January



The 2019 Atascosa County Livestock Show and the 2019 McMullen County Livestock Show combined brought in more than one million dollars. The 2020 Atascosa County Livestock Show held at the Atascosa County Showbarn in Pleasanton starts Monday, January 13 with the sale happening on Saturday, January 18. (Please see full schedule on page 8B. The 2020 McMullen County Livestock Show […]

CARRASCO DOWNS A WHITETAIL

Isaiah Carrasco, 10, from Pleasanton, shot this boar on Christmas Eve on the family ranch in Atascosa County outside of Pleasanton. The shot was 80 yards away and weighed in at 240 pounds. The rifle used was a 7mm- 08 Ruger American.

LAWSON TAKES ELUSIVE WHITETAIL

Cody Lawson, of San Antonio, and son of Ronnie Lawson of Jourdanton, finally took an elusive buck that they had been hunting for 4 years. He took it Dec. 23 in Jourdanton on a 188 acre low fence ranch at 27 yards with a Remington Bolt Action 6.5 Creedmore. The buck was 7.5 years old, it had 14 points, scored […]

WIATREK TAKES A WHITETAIL

Hixon Wiatrek, 10, and son of Sean and Katrina Wiatrek of Jourdanton, shot his first buck, an 8 point whitetail, on the evening of December 29, from 50 yards away, using the exact .243 Winchester that his daddy used 23 years ago to shoot his first buck.

News you can use

Atascosa County Junior Livestock Show We want to wish all of our 4-H and FFA members good luck at the Atascosa County Junior Livestock Show the week of January 13-18, 2020. We would like to invite the community to come out and support the hard work of our youth of Atascosa County. For a full list of the daily schedule […]

CARRASCO DOWNS A HOG

Isaiah Carrasco, 10, from Pleasanton, shot this 8 point buck December 21 on the family ranch in Atascosa County, just outside of Pleasanton. The shot was taken from 80 yards away, the spread on the buck was 14-3/8 inches inside and the rifle used was a 7mm-08 Ruger American.

Verdilizer

VERDILIZER

Ok, y’all. I asked for people who live in Verdi or who have lived in Verdi to share some stories with me so I can put it in the Verdilizer. This isn’t just for our dads or grandparents. If you grew up in Verdi and whether you live here anymore or not, I’d love to hear from you. Please email […]

PLEASANTON YOUNG FARMERS DONATES TO ATASCOSA CO. EMS

On Friday, December 20, the Pleasanton Young Farmers presented a donation of $350 to the Atascosa County EMS Department. Pictured are Randy Shearrer (left) of Pleasanton Young Farmers and Atascosa County EMS Director Donald Penny.

Jourdanton FFA members recognized at JISD Board of Trustees

Members of the Jourdanton FFA Chapter traveled to Huntsville, Friday, December 6, to compete in Texas FFA’s Leadership Career Development Events. Jourdanton FFA’s Chapter Farmer Chapter Conducting, Greenhand Chapter Conducting, Greenhand Agricultural Quiz, and Public Relations teams qualified for the state competition by finishing first or second in one of the state’s 66 district competitions and first or second in […]


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