Young Farmer’s Open Rodeo and Festival

The bleachers are set, discs have plowed the arena and cowboys will be there in full force for the Pleasanton Young Farmers’ Cowboy of the Year Open Rodeo and Festival. Pegged as the richest open rodeo in Texas – with $15,000 added money – there should be lots of talent show up to compete. Before Friday’s rodeo, the naming of […]

Burn Ban goes into effect, August 13

Due to extremely dry conditions and lack of recent rains within Atascosa County, the drought index has come up significantly. The County is implementing a burn ban for 90 days This will take effect on Wednesday, August 13, 2014. Should you have any questions or concerns you can contact the Atascosa County Fire Marshal’s Office at 711 Broadway, Jourdanton, Texas […]

Battle of Medina event Aug. 16

Join local historians and descendants at the 201st anniversary of the Battle of Medina this Saturday, August 16 at 10 am. It will be held on site off of Old Applewhite Rd. – between S.H. 16 and U.S. 281. A presentation will be held afterwards at the Pleasanton Church of Christ at 1 p.m. Why is it called the Battle […]

Playscape’s graffiti draws reward

For more than two months, Robert Garcia and his crew have been replacing the playscape structure at the Pleasanton River Park. The wooden structure is near completion and as soon as the circular slide arrives, it will once again be open. But before children can enjoy the new playscape, taggers have already defaced the structure by writing graffiti with a […]

Last chance to play Rodeo Riches

Since the Pleasanton Young Farmers Cowboy of the Year Open Rodeo and Festivalis this weekend, this means that it is your last chance to register in the Rodeo Riches contest. The winner will receive a $500 gift certificate redeemable at the participating merchants. These merchants recognize the impact of local events in our community and are giving away a $25 […]


Get your cup of MoJo this season

The sports crew is trying something new this season with some mobile journalism (MoJo). We’re taking the Inside Brush Country Sports webcast and giving you small doses throughout football games. These mini episodes will give you a bit of insight from the games directly from the playing fields of the Eagles, Indians, Aggies and Trojans. ExpressMoJo will bring you updated […]

Pleasanton Young Farmers’ Cowboy of the Year Open Rodeo and Festival

A big weekend is ahead at the Atascosa County Showbarn Arena August 15th and 16th. The event starts Friday night at 7 p.m. when the Cowboy of the Year and the South Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame is announced. The Rodeo will start at 7:30 p.m. and following the rodeo Natalie Rose will be performing. The BBQ Cook- Off starts […]

City of Pleasanton receives AA rating from Standard & Poor’s

At the regular meeting of the Pleasanton City Council held Thursday, August 7, Mark McLiney, Southwest Securities, Inc., shared the improved rating the city received from Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services. He enthusiastically explained that the city’s underlying rating was raised from A+ to AA. “For those on your staff who have worked with this before, you know how important […]


August 5 - August 11, 2014

Accident Oaklawn (2)Accident, Major Oaklawn (2), Bensdale, ReedAccident, Minor Oaklawn (6), Main, Second St. (2), Hwy 97Assault Hwy 37, AdamsBurglary, Building TradeBurglary Habitation OaklawnBurglary, Vehicle Main St.Criminal Mischief OaklawnDisturbance Kathleen, Sandra Circle, Reed, BowenDriving While Intoxicated Oaklawn (2), Adams, AirportPossession of Controlled Substance WinshipReckless Driver Bensdale, GoodwinShots Fired SanchezTheft Jolly St., Oaklawn, Second St.( ) indicates number of incidences on […]