Inconvenient synthetic pot bust

Almost 12 pounds of synthetic marijuana was seized from the convenience store at the corner of Second Street and Chapman, thanks to the 8-month long investigation by the Pleasanton Police Department. The seizure included several packets with assorted names such as Scooby Snax, Dead Man Walking, Kush, King Kong, Klimax, Mardi Gras and 7H. Just what is synthetic marijuana? Plants […]


Branding for Pleasanton discussed

“We know who we are, but does anybody else know who we are?” asked Pleasanton City Manager Bruce Pearson at a workshop to discuss branding for the City of Pleasanton. Mayor Clint Powell brought up the idea of branding for the city several months ago. David Vinyard and Ann Darnell, of Kerrville based marketing/ advertising agency Briscoe Hall, presented a […]

Two Pleasanton ISD campuses burglarized

A burglary was committed at the Pleasanton High School building, Friday March 1, 2013. Numerous laptops, Ipads, a MAC computer, cell phones and currency were taken. The perpetrators made their way throughout the building and removed the property from both classrooms and the administrative offices. The total value of stolen items was estimated at or about $7,500.00. Through extensive and […]

Monthly City Sales and Use Tax

Turn-n-Burn time

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce is ready for their third annual barbecue cook-off, Turn-n-Burn this Friday and Saturday! Though it is too late to register to cook, you can still sign up to judge. Head over to the Atascosa County Showbarn area for lots of music, team roping and more! Music entertainment is Joe Guerra and Rick Trevino on Friday. […]


Stolen Firearms

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 200 block of Doodlebug Lane, located 4 miles east of Leming. On Friday, March 1, 2013 sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a residence in the 200 […]

Updating sign ordinance, bulky/brush concern Pleasanton council

The City of Pleasanton City Council met on March 5. Those in attendance were: Jimmy Magel, Abraham Saenz, Jeanne Israel, Kathy Coronado and J.R. Gallegos. Roger G. Garza was absent. Public Works Director Johnny Martinez reported on the construction projects and utility systems throughout the city. Diana Guthrie, Pleasanton Public Library Director, reported that the circulation for the month of […]


Chamber Chats

TNT Car and Truck Toys named Business of the Month; Turn-n-Burn is here

On behalf of the Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, we congratulate TNT Car & Truck Toys for being named Business of the Month for March 2013. We appreciate their dedication to our community and our Chamber of Commerce. The battle for the best BBQ is on and the competition for the 3rd Annual Turn-N-Burn IBCA –sanctioned BBQ cook-off is […]