Facebook 4000 Spreading the Love Tour

Our Facebook page is just 590 likes shy of reaching 4,000. I am making it official. The D-Day for hitting this milestone will be V-Day. I cannot think of another day more fitting than Valentine’s for a celebration of this size. But, it will not be possible unless our fans help spread the love. Fans, your challenge is to bring […]


Flashback: Filming of a movie, U.F.O. sightings, and misleading preseason predictions, what is next for Atascosa County?

50 years ago this week •Seriously speaking…“The United States owes more than all the other nations on earth put together…we’ve gone as far on the debit side of the ledger as we can go and stay solvent?”, so said Chester Lauck (Radio Actor). (WRITER’S NOTES: Wonder what he would say now?) •Here’s what you can see for 50 cents at […]


County Commissioners in busy Regular Meeting

Atascosa CountyCommissioners CourtRegular MeetingJan. 14, 2013 • 9:00 a.m.Ordered byHon. Diana Bautista,Atascosa County Judge Present were three commissioners, Lonnie Gillespie, (Precinct 1); William “Bill” Torans, (Precinct 2); and Bill Carroll (Precinct 4). Freddie Ogden, (Precinct 3) was unable to attend. After call to order of the Regular Meeting of the Commissioners Court, and public comments, Judge Bautista called on Atascosa […]


Pearson’s contract extended until 2017

On Jan. 17, the Pleasanton City Council voted unanimously to extend City Manager Bruce Pearson’s contract for an additional three years after Jan. 8, 2014, to be until Jan. 8, 2017. His salary was agreed upon in executive session by both parties. Members of the council are Mayor Clinton J. Powell, Jimmy Magel (Dist. 1), Abraham Saenz (Dist. 2), Kathy […]

Council nixes proposed ordinance to ease elections

The Pleasanton City Council voted against (4-3) placing a proposed ordinance on the next agenda, related to election procedures for greater assistance to voters and ease to city staff and election workers. Voting in favor of placing the proposed ordinance on the next agenda were Mayor Clinton J. Powell and Councilmembers Kathy Coronado and Jeanne Israel. Voting against the item […]

New employer RCW Energy Services donates $10,000 to Pleasanton Community, Library

RCW Energy Services likes to make a good impression. In anticipation of opening a new office here this month that will eventually create 40 local jobs, the water transfer company donated $10,000 to provide computers and workstations for Pleasanton’s planned new library. RCW President Glenn O. Young presented the unexpected contribution to Pleasanton Mayor Clinton J. Powell at the Jan. […]

RCW Energy Services opens Pleasanton water transfer office

Frac support company donates $10,000 to community library...

“We’re coming to Pleasanton for logistical and strategic reasons. Pleasanton is truly the ‘Gateway to the Eagle Ford Shale’, and that’s a fitting designation,” said Glenn Young, President of RCW Energy Services. “From the area of Pleasanton, we can be at most of our locations in the Eagle Ford within two hours. Prior to this move, we operated out of […]