Veterans Day activities planned

Poteet VFW Post 6970, located on State Highway 16 at FM476 in Poteet will host their annual flag raising ceremony at 11 a.m. Spaghetti Dinner American Legion Post 0436, located on State Highway 16 in Jourdanton is sponsoring a Vet- erans Day Celebration and Memorial Ceremony. Legion members will be serving up a FREE spaghetti dinner, starting at 6 p.m. […]

Rowdy ruckus at Pleasanton City Hall

Community center discussion ends in quarrels between council, audience

Chaos erupted at the Nov. 3 Pleasanton City Council meeting, after members voted to table item #15– discussion on the reconsideration and consequences of action taken by council on leaving the 100 block of North Main Street open to traffic and directing the architect to change the plans of the community center/library project. Comprising the council are Mayor Clinton J. […]

Woman threatened at gunpoint

It was about 7:50 p.m. on Friday, October 4, when the Atascosa County Sheriff ’s Department received a call concerning a man pulling a gun on a woman in the 1400 block of Camelot Lane off of Old Pleasanton Road. The person gave the threat and demanded the woman give her car keys to him. The woman kept telling the […]

Light turnout for Early Voting

When Early Voting ended Friday afternoon, November 4th, there were two elections underway. One election was for the constitutional amendments and the second election was for the possible consolidation of BexarMet Water with San Antonio Water Systems. There were 204 voters who cast votes in the amendment election while there were only 12 voters in the BexarMet race. The county […]

Copper thefts on rise

Atascosa County Chief Deputy David Soward said this week that there has been a recent explosion in the number of copper thefts. There were three pivot irrigation well systems that had the electrical wiring ripped out. The wells were located in the Leming and Poteet areas. Soward also said there have been three thefts of copper from the same plant […]


Theft on FM-3006 near IH-37

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Truck-car crash has no serious injuries

A DPS trooper who investigated this accident said the 18-wheeler was backing out of a piece of property onto Hwy. 16 when a private vehicle, which was driving southbound attempted to stop and turn to the right, struck the big rig. The trooper said the driver ofthe private vehicle was in his 90s, and received only minor injuries. He was […]

Poteet man arrested on drug charge

If was about 11:20 p.m. on Tuesday, October 25, when Atascosa County Deputy Jesse Martinez was called to a business at School Drive and Hwy. 16 in Poteet where there was a report of a fight among ten people. The Poteet police department was also notified to respond. One of the suspects attempted to get away, but was caught by […]

Truck, equipment stolen

On October 31, it was reported that a green Honda 4-wheeler, a 10-foot flatbed trailer and a 2002 Ford Explorer were taken from property on Mangum Road, north of Poteet. The theft was discovered when the owner of the property returned from a trip to Alaska. Also, the thief broke into a shipping container that was on the property. Deputy […]