McMullen Co. Exceeds $500K Mark

Livestock Show Sets Record

Great weather and great supporters meant for another record-breaking year for the McMullen County Livestock Show held last weekend. There were 90 entries able to participate in the auction which totaled $512,000.00. Of that, $151,000.00 was spent in the Grand and Reserve Grand categories. The top winners and their premium buyers follow. Grand Champions This year’s Grand Champion Steer was […]

Multiple men missing

Ramirez Brothers, Chapa; Cisnero Update

Ramirez Brothers Rosie Hernandez and Jose Ramirez are looking for their two sons, Jose Angel Ramirez, 21 and Robert Ramirez, 19, who have been missing from Poteet since Sunday, January 19, 2014. Rosie says that her two sons got into a fight with each other at their home at the 400 block of FM 476 around 10:30 p.m. Rosie called […]

5 alarm structure fire on Main Street

A fire erupted on the 800 block of North Main Street in Pleasanton around 9:15 a.m. on Tuesday, January 28, 2014. EMS was called on standby, but no injuries were reported. The structure was a total loss. Pleasanton Elementary was not put under lock down, but recess was canceled and PISD kept children indoors to avoid contact with the smoke, […]

Heavy truck parking restrictions

At the January 16, 2014 Pleasanton City Council meeting, City Council unanimously approved the adoption of Ordinance 14-1097, which repeals and replaces the Heavy Truck Route Ordinance No. 11- 1030. The law mostly stands the same, according to City Manager Bruce Pearson, except the law now affects where heavy trucks can park. Pearson said, “We were directed by city council […]


Stock shows’ wrap-ups

Way to go Atascosa and McMullen Counties! They both held two very successful stock shows. We will have a big follow-up section on February 5. It will feature more McMullen Co. winners and lots of photos from both events and advertisements. Scavengers unite The popular Online Photo Scavenger Hunt is starting up next week and once again you can win […]

Health insurance help available!

Help is available for those wishing to enroll in health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. Assistance will be available at the McMullen County Courthouse in Tilden every Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This will continue until March 31. Help will also be available on Mondays at the Pleasanton Public Library from 2-6 p.m. from now until Feb. […]

Republican Candidate Meet and Greet Feb. 6

Texas Moore, chairman and the executive committee invite all Atascosa County voters to come to attend a Candidate Meet and Greet at Whiffeltree Restaurant on Thursday, Feb. 6. It will be held from 6-8 p.m. Whiffeltree is located at 1347 W. Oaklawn in Pleasanton. You will have an opportunity to visit one-on-one with the candidates before early voting begins on […]


Stacey Road Burglary

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 1900 block of Stacy Road, located off of TX HWY 16 north of Poteet, TX. On Friday, January 3, 2013 sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to […]