City denies $1,000,000 payment in damages

The Pleasanton City Council denied to pay the $1,000,000 in damages demanded by a letter from Paul D.Barkhurst Jr., the lawyer representing Ernest Trevino and family, regarding defamation, a pattern of harassment and violations of their civil rights. Trevino is the father of one of four young men who were charged with a Class A Criminal Mischief on March 12. […]

County appraisal notices for tax year 2014 have been mailed

Protests must be received within 30 days of notice

You will soon receive an appraisal notice from the Atascosa County Appraisal District. The appraisal district began mailing appraisal notices on May 6, 2014. Your city, county, school district and other local taxing units will use the appraisal district’s value to set your 2014 property taxes. Under state law, county appraisal districts are required to notify property owners about changes […]



Poteet holds elections this Saturday, May 10

The City of Poteet, as well as the Poteet ISD, will hold joint elections this Saturday, May 10 at the Poteet Jr. High cafeteria. They are the only entities that are having elections in our area. Vying for Alderman for the City of Poteet in Place 4 are Rick T. Flores Sr. and Valerie Hernandez. There are four candidates for […]


Kaiser on AACOG committee

Congratulations to Jourdanton Police Chief Eric Kaiser on being named to the Alamo Area Council of Governments Law Enforcement Academy Advisory Committee. This committee meets to set policy and direction for the AACOG Law Enforcement Academy and its cadets as well as the continuing education for current officers. AACOG covers a 12 county area and this will be the first […]

Good luck to our State and Area bound athletes!

Congrats to the Jourdanton, Pleasanton and Charlotte baseball teams. All three are headed to area playoffs this week.. Pleasanton plays Yoakum in a 3-game series. The first game will be played on Friday, May 9 at 7:30 p.m. at Judson Stadium in Converse. Game 2 will be on Saturday, May 10 at 3 p.m. If a third game is needed, […]


Bender Bend 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 90 block of Bender Bend, 4.7 miles north of TX HWY 173. On May 1, 2014 at about 4:00 p.m. sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the […]