A Crown For Orie




While the final numbers aren’t in just yet, Cowboy Homecoming planners and most who attended are agreeing the change of venue was for the better. Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce President Chico Cox was very pleased. “All in all it was a great turnout. A few minor tweaks for next year will be addressed,” he said. “People came up to me […]

Vote early until Nov. 1

Find your polling places for Tuesday, Nov. 5


Early voting for several elections is still underway through November 1. The Atascosa County Election Administrator’s office reported that 230 people have voted in the Constitutional Amendment election and 83 have voted in the Jourdanton City Council election as of Tuesday afternoon. Constitutional Amendments Proposition 1 (HJR 62) – The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption […]

Drug Dealer Detained




The Pleasanton Police Department arrested Christopher Talley, 31, an alleged drug dealer, on Friday, October 25th. According to Police Chief Ronald Sanchez of the Pleasanton Police Department, his officers executed a narcotics search warrant at the 300 block of Mansfield Street as part of a “culmination of an investigation that began several weeks ago.” Police say they allegedly found Talley […]

Stinson wins Cowboy Crazy Cash




Elvin Stinson, of Pleasanton, was chosen the most recent Cowboy Crazy Cash winner. Stinson registered his winning entry at Center Pharmacy. He will now be able to spend $500 with the pharmacy or $250 of his winnings with any of the participating merchants. Each merchant had their own winner as well, winning a $25 gift certificate. They are: Center Pharmacy- […]

Thief chased by Sheriff’s Deputies, busts through fence




San Antonian John Randy Torres, 51, allegedly stole a chainsaw from a ranch on Leal Road and drove off in his red Dodge pickup shortly before noon on Wednesday, Oct 23, according to the Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office (ACSO). The owner of the chainsaw, an employee of the ranch’s landowner, saw the thief take it, called police and began to […]

Hispanic Chamber to refund Friday dance tickets



Due to some technical difficulties, the Friday night dance for the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Market Days had to be cancelled. Though both Johnny Rodriguez and Johnny Lee did some acoustic songs, the chamber wishes to refund the tickets that were purchased. Please send your aqua colored wristband to Market Days Refund, P. O. Box 243, Pleasanton, TX 78064. Hispanic […]

Bump, set, spike!



Wow….it is great to be a volleyball player or fan in the Brush Country. Four teams are heading to the play-offs this season – Pleasanton, Jourdanton, Charlotte and McMullen County. Congratulations and good luck to all the teams and coaches! Please see the articles and ads in this week’s sports section. Fall Festival in Jourdanton Cowboy Fellowship invites all to […]

$5,000 CASH REWARD

Electronics Stolen On Lakeview

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 Lakeview Drive in the Lakefield Estates Subdivision. On Sunday, October 20, 2013 sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a residence in the 200 block […]

Serious accident at factory in Jourdanton




A 27 year old man was involved in an accident at the Wilco Peanut factory in Jourdanton around 10:30 p.m. on Thursday when his arm jammed in between a pulley and the conveyor belt while the machinery was running, nearly severing it from his body. Jourdanton VFD responded to the accident. Using wrenches and cutting torches, firefighters worked to release […]

Health Insurance Marketplace Seminar at STRMC on November 14th



To answer questions from residents of Atascosa and surrounding counties about the Affordable Care Act, South Texas Regional Medical Center and the Atascosa Health Center are partnering with area-wide and national agencies that have expertise in navigating the health insurance marketplace and sign up process for a community education seminar on the Affordable Care Act. Experts from Enroll America and […]


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