Grand opening of new civic center and library planned

The City of Pleasanton will celebrate the grand opening of its most recent completed project – The Pleasanton Civic Center and Library – on Monday, April 21 from 4-6 p.m. U.S. Congressman Dr. Henry Cuellar will be one of the featured dignitaries in attendance. A bit of history In August 2008, the idea to convert two downtown buildings into a […]


JPD catches alleged car burglar

The “Smith Village” car burglar has been caught, according to Chief Eric Kaiser. “We are pleased to announce that in the early morning hours of April 11, Jourdanton Police made an arrest of a male subject who was located in the Smith Village neighborhood and fled the scene of a vehicle burglary as police were arriving,” said Chief Eric Kaiser […]


Charlotte City Hall burglarized

One or more burglars are at large for stealing gas from the city workers fueling station behind Charlotte City Hall on Monday, April 14. A Charlotte city worker discovered that the lock and chain that were protecting a city-owned fueling tank had been broken Monday afternoon. The City of Charlotte says that 18 gallons of fuel had been stolen, and […]

Sheriff’s Deputies arrest alleged pot grower in Charlotte

Coincidence and preparedness turned a felony arrest into a major drug bust for the Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office. On April 11, deputies and Criminal Investigation Division Investigators arrived at a residence on the 200 block of L & M Alley in Charlotte to serve an Aggravated Assault warrant on 25-year-old Corey Contreras. Atascosa County Sheriff David Soward says that deputies […]


Solis named Strawberry Festival Instagram winner

I narrowed down the over 250 entries to ten for the Strawberry Festival Instagram contest, a winner was selected on Friday. Congratulations to Katherine Solis!! Katherine won a $25 gift certificate to Cafe Chris and a commemorative print of her winning photo. Don’t forget to follow us on Instagram, pe1909. You can see all the entries on Instagram, simply search […]

We will be closed Thursday, Friday

Each year we get to attend the South Texas Press Association convention. Our staff attends to learn more at the seminars, converse with our peers and hopefully win some awards for our endeavors. Our office will be closed on Thursday and Friday so that we may attend. Also, it will be Good Friday and then Easter this Sunday, so have […]


Mower Taken On Eichman

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 in the 2000 block of Eichman Road, 2.7 miles south of Stacy Road off of TX HWY 16. On April 4, 2014 at about 3:00 p.m. sheriff’s […]


April 4 - April 11, 2014

Accident on Houston St. and on EdgehillAccident on YorktownAssault on Martin St., on Strait Lane, on Dallas,on Oaklawn (2), on Hunt St. ,on Hwy 97 andon Bonita CreekAssault/Choking/Family Violence on First St.Assist Child Protective Service on Virginia St.Burglary of a Building on Oaklawn (3)Burglary of a Habitation on WinshipBurglary of a Vehicle on San Antonio St., on Uvalde St.,on Wyoming […]

National Telecommunicator Week celebrates dispatchers

The nation is celebrating the critical work of public safety dispatchers from coast to coast. In Atascosa County, we rely on the dispatchers at the Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office, the Pleasanton VFD, the Pleasanton Police Department, and Jourdanton VFD to keep the lines open between citizens, fire fighters and police. Every day dozens of people call 911 for accidents, assaults, […]