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THE HEART AND THE SOUL OF THE COMMUNITY

A library card is the start of a lifelong adventure. Lilian Jackson Braun Author

The Pleasanton Community Center and Pleasanton Public Library will be the people’s place. The heart and soul of the community where people come to connect, engage, learn and grow through innovative programs and services. More...

Stolen truck, titles burgled from business

A Pleasanton used car business was burglarized on April 14. The property was ransacked and damaged with several items allegedly taken by Carlos Manuel Cabrito, 38, of Pleasanton. More...

Union Pacific announces detours for crossings

Union Pacific Railroad will be replacing the crossing mechanisms next week on the Commerce Street and U.S. Hwy. 281 crossings. Commerce Street will be closed on Saturday, May 5 from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. U.S. Hwy. More...

Solis honored as Librarian of the Year

On April 19, during the annual Texas Library Association convention, Poteet Librarian Gloria Solis received the Librarian of the Year award from the Small Community Library Roundtable. More...

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Senator Zaffirini announces funding for Eagle Ford Shale road improvements

(AUSTIN) — Roadways impacted by increased traffic related to development in the Eagle Ford Shale will soon benefit from more than $23 million in new state funding, Senator Judith Zaffirini, D-Laredo, announced Friday. More...

Local school trustee helps finalize state education group’s platform

Anna Estrada, a trustee of Charlotte ISD, was one of approximately 80 school board members who is shaping the legislative program of the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB). More...

Garza asks for investigation, committee related to community center

Pleasanton City Councilman Roger G. More...

Council, Boyd question removal of signs

The issue of political signs placed in downtown Pleasanton, surveys and easements were a hot topic at the April 19 council meeting. More...

Local musicians release album

Three years have passed since father/son team Mark Jones and Paul Jones started on their third album, “Good Infection”. More...

Pleasanton Council update

The Pleasanton Ctiy Council's unanimous decision to extend the employment of City Manager Bruce Pearson was met with thunderous applause at the May 3 meeting. More...

Records from the past may help explain path to the future

The road to the upcoming Pleasanton Initiatives election has been a long one. Some voters may not even recall what has transpired over the last three plus years. More...

Did you know?

• That if Initiative #1 and #2 are passed, that only a portion of the 100 Block of N. Main Street will be closed to build the Community Center and Library. More...

Minutes from past council meetings regarding Pleasanton Community Center/Library Project

Minutes excerpted from past Pleasanton City Council meetings concerning Community Center/Library Project and how the whole project transpired from the purchase of the buildings to the Special Election on Initiatives # 1 and #2. More...

$5,000 CASH REWARD

Break In on CR 101 The Atascosa County Sheriff’s Department along with Crime Stoppers is hoping that a FIVE THOUSAND-DOLLAR cash reward being offered for one week only will help solve a burglary that occurred in the 900 block of Atascosa Count More...

Warrant service leads to another arrest

Lawrence Bert Cole Jr., 25, of Pleasanton, was arrested for allegedly Resisting Arrest. More...

Pleasanton council discusses traffic count

At the April 19 Pleasanton City Council, Councilman Jimmy Magel commented on the Feb. 2 study done by the Texas Department of Transportation. The volumes on northbound and southbound US-281 for the same day were about 10,000 (each direction). More...

Council to consider extension for city manager; dissolving building steering committee

A couple of items related to Pleasanton City Manager Bruce Pearson’s employment will be considered at this Thursday’s regular council meeting. More...

Surviving spouses of 100 percent disabled veterans are entitled to exemptions

Surviving spouses of disabled veterans who received the residence homestead exemption for 100 percent disabled veterans prior to January 1, 2012, can still qualify for the full exemption on residential homesteads. More...

4 VEHICLE WRECK

A mid-morning crash occurred on Friday, April 27 at the intersection of Hunt and Hwy 281. A 1990 Mercury Grand Marquis driven by Johnny Graham attempted to turn North onto Hwy. More...

Property determined cleaned

On April 19, the Pleasanton City Council voted 4-3 to dismiss action on a request for the immediate cleaning of the property at 1404 N. Main St. and that it is considered completed. Voting against were Councilwomen Jeanne B. Israel and Janet M. More...

THREE AIRLIFTED

Three persons were transported by Air Life to University Hospital, following this accident between a green Jeep Cherokee and a white Ford F-150 truck. More...