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March 14, 2012 RSS feed / News

Armed home invasion north of Poteet

The Atascosa County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigation Division is continuing their investigation into an alleged armed robbery/ home invasion, which occurred on February 29th, just north of Poteet on Highway 16. More...

Atascosa & McMullen Counties Republican Women host Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples

Having been elected to a second term as the leader of the Texas Department of Agriculture, Commissioner Staples understands that it is the private sector that creates jobs and allows our economy to grow.  He works tirelessly everyday to promote More...

Brush Country Republican Women meet

The Brush Country Republican Women met for their regular monthly meeting on February 28 for training and seeing friends . Wonderful refreshments were available, made by Millie Kvapil and her crew, Lori Lamb, Gail Johnson and Stuart Knowlton. More...

Poteet Grange requests Highway 16 improvements

The Poteet Grange is once again asking the Texas Department of Transportation for safety improvements on State Highway 16 in Atascosa County. More...

Tornado in Devine

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Last night's storm did not come without an impression. The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado in Devine, Texas. The video posted shows a scene in Devine off of TX 173. More details to come in tomorrow's edition of the Pleasanton Express. More...

Playground condition discussed

The state of the playground at the Atascosa River Park was one of the issues discussed at the March 15 Pleasanton City Council meeting. Comprising the council are Mayor Clinton J. Powell, Jimmy Magel (Dist. 1), Abraham Saenz (Dist. 2), Janet M. More...

Travel trailer recovered after illegal sale

What looked to be a legitimate Craigslist transaction of a 2006 Camper/ Utility Travel Trailer turned out to be an illegal one. More...

CORRECTIONS

If you have a complaint about fairness or accuracy of items in this issue of our paper, call Editor Sue Brown at (830)281-2341 Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Claudia G. More...

CERT training class offered

Atascosa County Office of Emergency Management and the Bexar County Office of emergency Management will be hosting a Citizens Emergency Response Team training class on March 30-April 1. More...

Commissioners approve new hires

Atascosa County Commissioners met Feb. 27 and approved several items concerning personnel. Commissioners are Lon Gillespie (Pct. 1), William “Bill” Torans (Pct. 2), Freddie Ogden (Pct. 3) and Bill Carroll (Pct. 4). More...