City of Jourdanton moving into new complex

Like an early Christmas present, Jourdanton Police Department and the City of Jourdanton opened the doors to their new office building early Thursday morning. The City of Jourdanton bought the site of the old South Texas Regional Medical Center in 2008, and broke ground on the new municipal complex on Monday, January 28 this year, according to Daniel Nick, Jourdanton’s […]

Little Man gives big

“The gift of giving shines through a four year old little boy this Christmas,” said a status update on the Pleasanton Police Department’s Facebook page, celebrating the generosity of Clayton Steele of Poteet. Steele had been raising money to buy toys for Blue Santa since the first week of November this year, selling handmade hair bows and decorated spoons for […]

Christmas angels

Through children’s eyes

We are so excited to present a new feature this year. We received so much artwork from the area first and second graders when they wrote their letters to Santa. So, thanks to our sponsors – Atascosa Dental Center, City of Pleasanton, Ramos Tire & Automotive, Timco, South Texas Regional Medical Center, Hurley Auto Parts, Trent Rowell, Pleasanton ISD, McMullen […]

Beware of Advertising Scam

Pleasanton Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Cynthia Clinesmith is advising citizens to be wary of advertising companies that claim to be in association with Pleasanton ISD. Clinesmith says that Spirit Stop is among the companies who have been calling Pleasanton businesses to sell advertising space on promotional products, such as towels, baseball caps, t-shirts, etc. The Pleasanton ISD Booster Club […]

$5,000 Cash REWARD

Storage Units Robbed

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 thefts located in the 3200 block of Taylor Road, located off of TX HWY 16 north of Jourdanton, TX. On Monday, December 9, 2013 sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to T-Bar-T […]

A flashback, City offices move to Wehman building

60 Years ago – The city of Pleasanton offices are now located in the Wehman building. After the city council declared the old courthouse unsafe last week, City Secretary Hardy Stewart and Judge P.L. Vickers started making immediate arrangements for the move. The city offices were installed in the new location Saturday. It was reported that Judge Vickers, who admitted […]

SAPD officer Deckard passes, murder charges filed

San Antonio Police Department Officer Bobby Deckard passed away Friday morning due to his injuries, according to SAPD. SAPD said on their Facebook page that “As soon as funeral arrangements can be made, we will communicate that information to the Department.” The Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office posted their condolences on their Facebook page. “It’s with great sadness that we report […]

The Way I See It

Christmas begins 12 days of gifting

How many of us thought the 12 days of Christmas were before Dec. 25? I know for many years I did. It just made since that the gifting would end on Christmas Day. But, for those in the know, it also makes since that the gifts came after the birth of Christ since the gifts from the three wise men […]

My Texan 12 Days of Christmas

I ’ve had the Twelve Days of Christmas stuck in my head for three days, except it’s not really the traditional Twelve Days of Christmas–mainly because I can never remember anything past the “Five Golden Rings.” You see, I have a sort of Texas “Twelve Days of Christmas” stuck in my head. It goes a little something like this: On […]