2013-10-02 E-Edition

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Community meetings set for Pleasanton ISD Bond

Voters in the Pleasanton Independent School District can learn more about the proposed Bond Election at the first community meeting of many. The first of four meetings will be held at the Pleasanton Elementary School at 6:30 on Wednesday, October 9. The next meeting will be held at the Campbellton Community Center on Monday, October 14 at 6:30 p.m. The […]


Pleasanton ISD bond has smaller price tag

A new and adjusted bond for Pleasanton ISD will be voted on November 5. An earlier election was held this past May and failed by 127 votes with 604 voting against and 477 voting for the $85 million bond. How is this bond different? Through outreach meetings with voters attending and asking for clarification, the district pared down the bond […]


St. Lukes in Loire is fun for entire family

Members of St. Luke’s Catholic Church at Loire have planned their 8th Annual Fall Festival for Sunday, October 6, 2013. They ask you to please feel welcomed to join them for their Sunday morning Mass at 10:30 a.m. They will be serving up plates of their famously tender barbecued brisket and sausage, with pinto beans, country potatoes, coleslaw with homemade […]

Altercation turns into drug bust

Jourdanton police responded to a call about a brawl on the 2200 block of Cantrell Drive. In the end, it wasn’t the two fighters that were brought to jail. Corporal Troy Walter and Officer Tina Patchen approached Matthew Garcia and David Garza in the midst of a fight around noon on Sunday, September 29. Jeffery Phillips and Daniel Garza, brother […]

Man arrested for kidnapping, sexual assault

The Jourdanton Police Department and Bexar County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Craig Davis Tumlinson, 26, at the Jourdanton Square Apartments early Friday morning. Tumlinson allegedly kidnapped his ex-girlfriend on Thursday, Sept. 26, around 1 a.m. from her home in the city of Atascosa. According to reports, Tumlinson tied his ex-girlfriend’s hands around her face with tape and forced her into his […]


It has been a good week for Jourdanton Police Chief Eric Kaiser. On Saturday, September 28, Chief Kaiser was recognized for having completed the requirements and certification of Master Peace Officer for the State of Texas. The Master Peace Officer Award is the highest level of recognition granted by the state for law enforcement. The award is based on education […]

Missin’ the fishin’

I can’t recall the last time I went fishing at the Atascosa River at River Park in Pleasanton during my lunch break at work. I know it’s been close to two months, or so since the last time I attempted to fish there.Now there can be many different factors that play a role as to why the algae build up […]

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