Can’t HEART-ly wait!

IT’S HEART HEALTH MONTH!!! Keeping a healthy heart needs to be a major priority. In honor of this month the Healthy Woman program at South Texas Regional Medical Center is holding a FREE event. This Thursday they will present the  Heart Healthy Woman with a “Body, Mind, Spirit” theme.  The Gym, located at 1805 Highway 97 East in Jourdanton, will […]

Don’t mess with McCoy

“It’s a problem” said Brenda Alvarez as she began explaining their dilemma on County Road 541, specifically the McCoy exit off of IH37. “The littering is just awful” she continued. With the increased traffic in the area due to the oil boom, the littering is increasing as well. She and her husband, Monroe, try to keep the frontage to their […]

Destruction at cemetery is considered a felony

Delia Guerreca is upset, as she should be. Her son’s final resting place at San Ysidro Cemetery has been disturbed not once but twice recently. She visits the cemetery almost on a daily basis and sometime between Thursday and Friday nights of last week, a vehicle (perhaps more) spun around the grave sites destroying arrangements, vases, and crosses. She went […]

Pleasanton I.S.D. ready to define Exemplary

Although Pleasanton I.S.D. has been established for many years, a new leader has arrived in 2012. Dr. Cynthia Clinesmith was excited to speak on her vision for Pleasanton I.S.D. Even though she has only been in the school district for a few weeks, one of her main visions is for the school district to define excellence. With the state adding […]

Tax abatement for Best Western Hotel postponed

With a 5-2 vote, the Pleasanton City Council postponed action on a request by Raj and Geeta Patel, for tax abatement for the proposed Best Western Hotel project, at 1917 W. Oaklawn. Also included in the motion was to have the staff look over what their options are and then proceed to give the information back to council. Councilmembers are […]


Out and About

Be careful

After checking in with the Pleasanton Police Department this week, I was told to please remind everyone to LOCK YOUR DOORS! There have been around 10 vehicle burglaries and each time… yep…the doors were unlocked! You should also take your keys, hide your valuables and report any suspicious activity you may see. Be mine? Gone are the days of decorated […]


Armed robbery

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 robbery that occurred at Well’s Station in the 1200 block of TX HWY 97 East in the city of Pleasanton. On January 22, 2012 Pleasanton Police Officers were dispatched to Well’s Station in […]

Candidates speak, voters can listen and decide at public forum

Candidates for various offices will address the public at an open, non-partisan forum to be held here in Atascosa County on February 13, 2012. Are you not sure who to vote for or do you want to be present just to support the candidate you have already determined meet your qualifications? Either way, you will want to come and participate […]

State Rep. Aliseda to visit Boy Scouts

State Representative Jose Aliseda is going to be at the Pleasanton Lions Club building, 114 Wyoming, (in the Industrial Park) on Thursday, February 9, at 4:00 pm. He will be teaching the Boy Scouts about the United States Constitution. The public is invited to attend.