Summer’s ending. Get fishing.

With the upcoming school year rapidly approaching, anglers still have a chance to head outdoors and wet a line. Did you know that a fishing license isn’t required while fishing inside a Texas State Park?This applies to fishing from a bank, a pier, river or creek fishing and fishing from a boat in the water body is fully contained within […]


PYF Cowboy of the Year Rodeo Festival next weekend

Entertainers Steve Wariner, Gary P. Nunn will take stage after rodeos

Following last year’s expanded – and very successful– rodeo festival, the Pleasanton Young Farmers are preparing another weekend of rodeos, ceremonies, barbeque cook-off and more. The event will be held August 16 and 17. While keeping the tradition of an entertaining rodeo complete with the announcement of the Atascosa Working Cowboy of the Year and induction of Hall of Fame […]

Pleasanton PD and Union Pacific offer railroad safety training

It happens so fast. A train is coming down the track and a motorist thinks they can beat it. A few seconds later, the train proves that assumption wrong. In an effort to educate the public, the Pleasanton Police Department and Union Pacific will conduct UP C.A.R.E.S. (Crossing Accident Reduction Education and Safety) Operation this Thursday, August 8 at 7 […]

Atascosa unemployment increases to 7.0% in June

Workforce Solutions Alamo released information indicating that the Atascosa County unemployment rate increased to 7.0 percent in June, up from 6.3 percent reported in May. Atascosa County’s unemployment rate registered higher than the overall jobless rate of 6.6 percent for the 12-county Workforce Solutions Alamo area, which includes Atascosa, Bandera, Comal, Frio, Gillespie, Guadalupe, Karnes, Kendall, Kerr, Medina and Wilson […]

Back-to- School Tax Free shopping

The days are getting shorter and athletes and band members have begun practicing – which can only mean that kids will be returning to school very soon. To help with outfitting your children in preparation for school, Texas is holding the Tax Free Shopping weekend this Friday through Sunday, August 9-11. Clothing and most footwear plus school supplies are all […]


Alleged molester arrested

An alleged child molester has been arrested thanks to the efforts of the Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office. The registered sex offender had been living in Atascosa County and had unknowingly moved to another residence in Bexar County. John David Cron, age 70, was accused for allegedly molesting a 6-year-old girl living in the household and charged with Continual Aggravated Sexual […]


Work Truck Stolen

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 theft located in the 900 block of Couser Boulevard in the City of Charlotte. On Monday, July 29, 2013 sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Wiley Lease Co. in the 900 […]