Thriving thirty

It’s only been three weeks since I made my list of Thirty Things to do while I’m Thirty, I have made a little progress. I knocked out numbers 3, 14 and 28. No. 3 – Dance We celebrated the big 3-0 with a group of friends a couple Saturdays ago. We went to dinner, then bowled and then headed out […]

For The People, By The People

The brisk turnout of early voters made a difference in the elections held on Saturday, May 12 for the City of Pleasanton, City of Poteet and Poteet ISD. These returns are unofficial until they have been canvassed. City of Pleasanton The two initiatives on the ballot brought out 1,159 voters. Over 61 percent (705) voted in favor of Initiative #1 […]


Early voting underway for Texas Primaries

After two days of early voting, an even 300 Atascosa Countians have turned out to vote in the much delayed Texas Primary elections. Early voting will continue through May 25 at the Atascosa County Election Administrator’s office, located in the Atascosa County Annex, 914 N. Main Street, Suite 115, Jourdanton. Hours will be 8a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Friday […]

Cuellar, Atascosa Health Center announce $5 million for new health care facility in Pleasanton

On May 11, Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-Laredo) joined the Atascosa Health Center to announce a new $5 million health care facility in Pleasanton that will be funded by an Affordable Care Act federal grant. Atascosa Health Center CEO Monty Small began the presentation by speaking on the center’s mission and how it has grown. He recognized the AHC board and […]

Elections are over, what next?

After the passing of the initiatives to adopt the Pleasanton Community Center/ Library design previously approved and to close the portion of Main Street directly in front of said buildings many may be wondering what happens next? According to City Manager Bruce Pearson, it will rely on the reports received on the structures – namely the old Williams Hardware and […]

Out and About

Broken record

I feel like a broken record…. encouraging you to once again vote! With the delay of the Texas Primaries, May 29th seems really late to vote either Republican or Democrat – but once again, it really is important that you exercise this right. Early voting is underway at the county election administrator’s office at the Atascosa County Annex building on […]

Proposed Pleasanton City Pool rates

The Pleasanton City Council conducted the first reading of the ordinance amending pool rules and rates at its May 3 meeting. The proposed rates includes: •Pool rental costs, resident and non resident 1. Two hours: $100 and $50 deposit= $150 total 2. Three hours: $150 and $50 deposit= $200 total 3. Additional hours: $50 per hour 4. Two lifeguards provided […]


A/C Stolen from Head Start

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 theft that occurred in the 16000 block of SH 16 North in the Primrose Subdivision. On May 5, 2012 sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the Primrose Headstart Center located in the 16000 […]

Congressman Henry Cuellar: Atascosa Co. Post Offices to remain open

Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-Laredo) expressed his support for the United States Postal Service’s (USPS) announcement that Atascosa will not suffer post office closures. Previously, the USPS had announced that it would close many of its smallest post offices, including the Campbellton and Christine Post Offices in Atascosa County. These closures would have meant that Atascosa County residents would have […]