Search for Cowboy of the Year begins

Nominations for Hall of Fame also due July 27

Each year, Pleasanton goes in search of a special person that displays the quality, the knowledge and the essence of a genuine cowboy. Not one that just looks or talks the part — but, a real cowboy that rides a horse, ropes and brands cattle, burns prickly-pear for the herd, mends fences and would not trade it for anything. The […]

City of Pleasanton to crack down on fireworks

Pleasanton Fire Marshal Scott Garris would like to remind citizens that the City of Pleasanton will be enforcing its fireworks ban. The City of Pleasanton Code of Ordinances states that inside the city limits, fireworks are prohibited. It shall be unlawful for any person to sell, offer or have in his or her possession with intent to sell, use, discharge […]

Wind damages in Atascosa County, likely caused by microburst

It was late evening news time, Tuesday, June 26, when folks, living in a narrow swath across the center of Atascosa County, were suddenly confronted with the sounds of ferocious winds. Then came the resulting damages to their property. The damaged area extended across Atascosa County, starting from the East, in the Verdi to Leming area and then onward through […]

Out and About

Happ y 4th!

Remember Jourdanton’s American Pride day is today at their city park. Free hot dogs and drinks will be available as well as entertainment starting at 5 p.m. Stay for the fireworks display presented around 8:45 p.m. Scavenger contest ends Congrats to all of our participants and winners in our online Photo Scavenger contest. We had so many people comment on […]

Six percent raise for city employees

At a special meeting on June 20, the Pleasanton City Council unanimously approved employee salary increases for the upcoming fiscal year 2013 of six percent. The salary adjustments will come out of the general fund and utility fund (six percent). At the nearly two hour meeting, Pleasanton Finance Director Helen Martinez walked the council through the various costs associated with […]


Theft Of Electronics

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 600 block of County Road 326, south of Jourdanton on TX HWY 16. On Wednesday, June 20, 2012 sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a residence in the […]

City Hall Profile

July 4 - no to fireworks, yes to trash pick up

Pleasanton Remember, there are no fireworks allowed in city limits for the 4th of July holiday. Fire Marshal Scott Garris said that the City of Pleasanton will be enforcing the ordinance. Fines are up to $500 for a Class C Misdemeanor. Trash pickup for today is still on schedule. Thanksgiving and Christmas are the only days trash is not collected […]

Express Quick Response code now available

We’re moving right along with the 21st century. Please welcome the official Pleasanton Express QR code. QR code or Quick Response code is the barcode like image you may be seeing on everything. Especially in magazines advertisements, restaurant menus and even some in our newspaper. A QR code is code your smartphone can read that links to a website, particular […]

Pleasanton trustees hold budget meeting; tax increase may not be needed

On June 19, the Pleasanton ISD held a public meeting regarding the budget and the proposed tax rate. Maintaining teachers and non-professionals, paying the debt obligations and continuing with the facility upgrades are the foremost needs of the school. After some discussion of the status of the District at this point, Superintendent Dr. Cynthia Clinesmith said that there will be […]