Picnic time for everyone

Food, Fun, and Fellowship for the Whole Family!

St. Matthew Catholic Church in Jourdanton will hold its annual picnic this Sunday, September 28. Fr. Kazimierz Oleksy and the parishioners of St. Matthew’s invite you to begin the celebration with us by joining us for Sunday Mass at 10:30 a.m. Festivities continue with a hearty barbecue beef and sausage meal being served from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in […]

Attend “Sausage” railroad, North Pleasanton historical markers’ unveiling

Dedication ceremony this Saturday at 10 a.m.

The Atascosa County Historical Commission will be dedicating two markers – one for old North Pleasanton and the other for the San Antonio, Uvalde and Gulf (SAU&G – nicknamed the “Sausage” ) Railroad – this Saturday, September 27. The ceremony will include a brief history of the markers given by Norman F. Porter, chairman. The event will start at 10 […]

Sales tax and use continue to be strong

According to the State Comptroller’s September, 2014 report, Texas had a great close to its fiscal year with a total of $27.27 billion in sales tax collections. This was a 5.5 % increase over last year’s $25.82 billion in collections. The cities of Atascosa County did their state proud by following suit and each increasing sales and tax revenue for […]

Fatality north of town on IH-37

An accident on Tuesday, Sept. 16, claimed the life of Bernabe Sanchez, Jr., age 49. He was from Plainview, in North Texas. According to DPS, Bernabe was driving a 2011 Kenworth truck tractor, which was towing a 2004 Great Dane trailer (a food truck). The truck was traveling south on IH-37 in the inside lane. The truck attempted to pass […]

Come meet your democratic candidates

Atascosa County Democratic Chair Rosa R. Elkins invites the public to come meet their democratic candidates, this Wednesday, Sept. 24, at 7 p.m. The event will take place at the American Legion Post 0436, 1404 Zanderson Avenue in Jourdanton. This is an exciting year. Come join the fun. Meet candidates at the local and state level, ask questions and gather […]


Theft In Poteet

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 theft located in the 3200 block of West FM 476 outside the city limits of Poteet. On September 13, 2014 at about 9:30 a.m. sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a residence in the […]

Cowboy Homecoming hopes to return to park for 2015 for Golden anniversary

As plans for the 49th annual Cowboy Homecoming are underway for October 24-25, leaders are looking to move the festival back to the Atascosa River Park for next year – their 50th celebration. Chico Cox, Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce president, approached the Pleasanton City Council at their September 18 meeting to ask for their consideration of a new User Agreement […]


September 16 - September 22, 2014

Accident Second, Main, Oaklawn (2) Accident, Major Hwy 281, Dallas Accident, Minor Oaklawn (4), Reed Accident, Hit and Run, Pedestrian Goodwin Assault Main Credit Card Abuse Second Criminal Mischief Oaklawn (2), Ohio, Main St. Disturbance Ormand, Trade (2), Oaklawn Driving While Intoxicated Eileen Drug Activity Live Oak Harrassment Oaklawn Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Concord Ln. Public Intoxication Veteran’s Memorial Rd, […]

Win tickets to the Unmask Domestic Violence Masquerade Ball

The Atascosa County Crisis Center is holding a black tie masquerade ball to “Unmask Domestic Violence” on Saturday, October 4 at Coughran Hall in Pleasanton. Now while you can buy tickets for $75 each or $125 a couple for an evening of dining and dancing, why not take a chance to win some from us. Check with our Facebook page […]