Crowds enjoyed cold weather, hot time

The cool and damp weather may have kept lots of folks at bay for the 67th Strawberry Festival, but there were still plenty in attendance to enjoy the three-day event. From the popular bands performing such as Chente Barrera, David Lee Garza y los Musicales to crowd favorites like Pat Green, Intocable and Randy Rogers festival attendees were well entertained. […]

Ryan Gullien to “shed light” on SAWS

Texas State Representative Ryan Gullien has been appointed to the Joint Interim Committee to Study Water Desalination by Texas House Speaker Joe Strauss, along with Representatives Todd Hunter of Corpus Christi (Co-Chair), Lyle Larson of San Antonio, Marisa Márquez of El Paso, Tim Kleinschmidt of Lexington, Phil King of Weatherford and Terry Canales of Edinburg. The joint committee is charged […]

Garza wins with sweet berries

breaking auction for Strawberry Festival

The cooler weather and some late freezes had many farmers wondering if their strawberries would be ready in time for the 67th Strawberry Festival. For at least one farmer, Jimmy Garza, his strawberries reigned supreme and broke an auction record, selling for $14,000. Primary bidders were Silver Eagle Distributors/ Bud Light – $8,500, H.E B. – $2,500, Poteet Country Winery […]

Healthy Woman Gala – Sold Out!

The newly opened Pleasanton Country Club restaurant and banquet facility will host close to 200 women in little black dresses at the 2014 Healthy Woman Gala on Thursday, April 10th. “It is very exciting having this stylish and lavish event at such an elegant venue.” said South Texas Regional Medical Center Marketing Director Will Brown. “We have made the event […]




Stolen Oil Pad ATV

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 theft located at the Atascosa/McMullen County line. On March 19, 2014 at about 9:00 a.m. sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the 16000 block of SH 97 near the Atascosa/McMullen […]



April 1 – April 8, 2014

Accident on YorktownAssault/Choking/Family Violence on First StAssault on Hunt St. and on Hwy 97Assist Child Protective Service on Virginia Ave.Burglary of a Building on Bensdale St. andon West Oaklawn Dr.Burglary of a Habitation on WinshipBurglary of a Vehicle on Uvalde St., on San Antonio St.,on West Oaklawn and on Wyoming BlvdDriving While Intoxicated on West OaklawnDr., on North Bryant (2), […]

New commercial properties platted in Pleasanton

Pleasanton City Council approved preliminary plats for two new subdivisions at the April 3 city council meeting. The two subdivisions are commercial properties within the city of Pleasanton’s extra-territorial jurisdiction. Azan subdivision, on Humble Camp Road, has two lots, while GL Well Service and CH Corgey rd subdivisions have one lot each. City Engineer John Metting says it is likely […]