Developer to build park for city

The City of Pleasanton will gain a new park space thanks to the developers of the Williamsburg Phase IV Subdivision. Senior V.P. Wade Kempton of Village on the Park, LLC has been working closely with Pleasanton City Manager Bruce Pearson for almost a year to design a plan that is beneficial to both the city and the developers. “It is […]

PISD trustees call for May bond election

The Pleasanton Independent School District trustees have called for a bond election totaling $85 million that will go before the voters at the May 11 election. The school board voted unanimously at the February 19 meeting. How it was decided The decision was not made lightly. Months were spent analyzing the school district’s needs by focus groups consisting of former […]

Wicked wild winds cause area damage

Parts of Atascosa County seem to have blown away during the excessive strong winds felt throughout most of the day on Monday, February 25. Reports started coming in around 11:30 a.m. Damages to roofs, awnings and buildings were received from Jourdanton, Charlotte and Pleasanton. In Jourdanton, the roof was ripped off the Atascosa Annex II Building and at the office […]

Lots to eat this week!

We are never at a loss for good places to eat with our great restaurants, but area fundraisers will be busy cooking as well. The Pleasanton Boy Scouts will have their annual barbeque chicken dinners to go this Saturday at St. Andrew Catholic Church. The drive-thru will be open 11 a.m to 1 p.m. Plates are $7. Call Mr. Fehr […]


Police Bike Rodeo cycles this Saturday

The Poteet Police Department is excited to announce its first Annual Bicycle Rodeo Fest taking place on March 2, 2013 at Poteet’s Canyon Park. The event will promptly start at 9:00 a.m. and will end when the final participant has completed the course. This year The Poteet Police Department has partnered up with The South Texas Regional Urgent Care Center […]


Multimedia Heist

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 report of a burglary located in the 1700 block of Tumlinson Road, located east of US 281, north of Verdi Road. On Friday, January 11, 2013 sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a residence […]

Lions Club News

Wild Game Dinner event is Sold Out

Wild Game Dinner is this Saturday!!! The 49th Annual Wild Game Dinner and Dance is presented by Manning Safety Services along with Select Energy Services. Thank you to all of our event and table sponsors that have made this a SOLD OUT event. I also would like to give a special thanks to the Pleasanton Express. For many years we […]