Alleged Poteet shooter surrenders

At approximately 3:30 pm on Tuesday, a Sheriff’s deputy attempted to stop a 21 year old man as he was driving toward his house on Brite Lane in Poteet. Allegedly, the man refused to stop and led police on a short chase through at least one fence. When he reached his residence at the corner of Brite Lane and Eichman […]

County Commissioners hire new Fire Marshal/ Emergency Management Coordinator

Atascosa CountyCommissioners’ CourtRegular MeetingNovember 12, 20139:00 a.m.Ordered byHon. Diana Bautista,Atascosa County Judge Present were all four commissioners, Lonnie Gillespie, (Precinct 1); William “Bill” Torans, (Precinct 2); Freddie Ogden, (Precinct 3) and Bill Carroll, Precinct 4. After call to order of the Regular Meeting of the Commissioners’ Court, Judge Diana Bautista asked for public comments. Dale Rankin, Atascosa County Extension Agent […]

Slogan, logos introduced at Pleasanton branding workshop

During the branding workshop held for the City of Pleasanton, several ideas were pitched to the Council by Briscoe-Hall. The artwork and seal items seemed to be acceptable, but the slogan received some criticism from council members as well as the audience. The logo-type for Pleasanton (available for all to use) features green to blue and maroon to burnt orange […]


Former employee files charges on J.P. Pct. 1

A former employee of the Justice of Peace Precinct 1 office, has filed charges against Judge Betty Caballero. The charge, Official Oppression, a Class A Misdemeanor, was filed on the judge who recently filed for re-election. “I have done nothing illegal. I believe I will be vindicated of the single alleged misdemeanor charge against me when all evidence has been […]

Use heaters safely this winter

Temperatures are falling as winter approaches, prompting more homeowners to dust off their old space heaters and fire up their wood stoves. According to the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA), the time of heater related fires, and heater related fire deaths, is swiftly approaching as well. NFPA’s “U.S. Home Heating Equipment Fires Fact Sheet” says that heaters (which for NFPA […]

Football Country

Three of our football teams we cover are heading to the playoffs this week – Pleasanton, Jourdanton and Charlotte. Pleasanton will play Canyon Lake on Friday, Nov. 15 at D. W. Rutledge Stadium (Judson ISD) at 7:30 p.m. There will be a pep rally at Eagle Stadium on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 6 p.m. Jourdanton will play Odem in Odem […]

Electricity consumers are reminded: Don’t fall victim to the “Green Dot” scam

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Nov. 8, 2013 – AEP Texas reminds area electricity consumers that scam artists posing as electric company personnel are continuing to call customers telling them they are behind on their electric bill and threatening to disconnect their electric service. The customer is then told to purchase a “Green Dot” prepaid debit card or other type of reloadable […]

FlexSteel Pipeline Technologies, Inc. announces new service center for Eagle Ford Shale Play

HOUSTON, TEXAS, November 12, 2013 – FlexSteel Pipeline Technologies, Inc. (FlexSteel) today announced the opening of a new Service Center in Pleasanton, Texas, which will provide local support to its clients throughout the Eagle Ford Shale Play. Located on over 2 acres of land, the 6,000 square foot facility will house technical and field services staff, along with an inventory […]