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Update on berries; season openers set



The freezing temperatures the early part of last week had Poteet strawberry farmers moving quickly to protect their crops. Overall, fortunately, it appears any damage has not been large-scale. On Monday evening, Ruth Ann Schultze of KH Farms in Poteet said they are still seeing more damage from last week’s freeze. However, the damage has been minimal. On March 7, […]

Unopposed Pleasanton council members retain their offices



Pleasanton Mayor Travis Hall and council, meeting on March 7, unanimously adopted Ordinance No. 19- 1222, providing that the May 4, 2019 General Election for Districts 1, 2, and 3 will not be held as those candidates are unopposed. Council members are: Dist. 1 – Robert Leonhardt (Mayor Pro-Tem); Dist. 2 – Kenneth Hernandez; and Dist. 3 – Diana K. […]

Jourdanton council meets in February



There was a Board of Appeals Hearing to begin the Jourdanton council meeting on Feb. 25, which dealt with properties located at 702 and 704 Orange. The property has been unattended since the death of the owner, but her sons have begun cleaning up the area and intend to build a house there. The City has contacted those parties involved […]

Ortiz crowned Queen



Pleasanton’s oldest and most favorite tradition proved to be a smashing hit with the 53rd Cowboy Homecoming and Turn N Burn Festival this past the weekend. This year, CH/ TNB moved over to the Atascosa County Show Barn as the Pleasanton River Park is currently under renovation. The grounds were full of music, food and fun with food vendors, a […]

ACSO locate five stolen vehicles


Atascosa County Sheriff’s Deputies raided a small farm on Ditto Road northwest of Poteet Friday afternoon, March 8. Sheriff’s investigators pinpointed the location after Deputy Sheriff Caleb Bunch pursued a vehicle on March 6 near Ditto and Price Rd. The suspects in the vehicle fled on foot after they jumped out of their vehicle. Lieutenant Investigator Max Peralta stated his […]

MASTER OF THE PIT

Ram Benitez, center, from Two Bros BBQ team, was named the Overall Grand Champion Winner of the Turn N Burn on Saturday evening taking 3rd place in Brisket and 3rd place in Chicken. Pictured, from left, are the 2019 Cowboy Homecoming Court Princess Abby Izaguirre, Queen Elena Ortiz, Benitez, Princess Gabby Martinez and Princess Valentina Gasca.

Jourdanton council meets in February



There was a Board of Appeals Hearing to begin the Jourdanton council meeting on Feb. 25, which dealt with properties located at 702 and 704 Orange. The property has been unattended since the death of the owner, but her sons have begun cleaning up the area and intend to build a house there. The City has contacted those parties involved […]

Cowboy Crazy Cash winners

This year’s big $500 Cowboy Crazy Cash contest winner is Sienna Rodriguez. Her name was chosen out of hundreds of entries placed at participating merchants in the area. The drawing took place on Friday afternoon at the Pleasanton Express. Sienna registered at The Gypsy Moon Market and will spend at least half of her winnings there. She may choose to […]

ACSO locate five stolen vehicles


Atascosa County Sheriff’s Deputies raided a small farm on Ditto Road northwest of Poteet Friday afternoon, March 8. Sheriff’s investigators pinpointed the location after Deputy Sheriff Caleb Bunch pursued a vehicle on March 6 near Ditto and Price Rd. The suspects in the vehicle fled on foot after they jumped out of their vehicle. Lieutenant Investigator Max Peralta stated his […]

Out and About

Poteet Strawberry Festival set for April 5-7 Make plans to attend the 72nd Annual Poteet Strawberry Festival, slated for Friday-Sunday, April 5-7. The annual celebration is a family tradition for many, with its variety of musical performers, food booths, arts and crafts, carnival, live family entertainment and of coursestrawberries! The parade on Saturday, April 6 will kick off at 10 […]


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