Ceremony at PHS

The Pleasanton JRTOC students/cadets will recognize past and present veterans in the second annual Veteran’s Day Ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 11, from 7:15-7:45 a.m. at the PHS courtyard. The community is invited to attend the ceremony. The host is Cadet Lieutenant Colonel Priscilla Hernandez, the Eagle Battalion Cadet Commander. The cadets will provide Buddy Poppies to all attendees, courtesy of […]

Rodriguez joins Lone Star Medicine

Lone Star Medicine is proud to announce the addition of Nurse Practitioner, Tamara Rodriguez. Tamara was born and raised in Jourdanton and graduated from Jourdanton ISD in 2004. She completed her LVN and Associates of Applied Science in Nursing, RN from Baptist School of Health Professions before getting her Bachelors of Nursing and finally Masters of Nursing at the University […]

Christmas Craft Show for children

The Atascosa County Child Care Board works with Child Protective Services in Atascosa County, helping them with the needs of children who are in their care. Their main fundraiser is the annual Country Christmas Craft Show at the Atascosa County Showbarn. Make plans to attend this event on Saturday, Nov. 8, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Showbarn […]


Women in Atascosa County to serve on juries

60 Years ago- Happy & Houston, Humble distributors in Jourdanton, have begun construction on a new Humble service station in Pleasanton. The station is located on the west side of Hwy 281, to the east of Leon Theater. By a vote of 566 to 519, Atascosa Countians approved the amendment which would require women to serve on juries. Two murder […]

Small Town Boys, Big Town Dreams

When James Strange and Jordan Gonzales were just eight years old they already had big plans for their futures. Back then they drew up a business plan for a company that would sale 4-wheelers, motorcycles, jet skis, and dirt bikes. It may not sound like much, what South Texas boy doesn’t dream of having unlimited access to such toys, but […]

Brush/bulky pick-up starts November 17

The next city-wide clean up for Pleasanton starts Monday, November 17. You may set your bulk/ brush out starting November 6. The City of Pleasanton appreciates the cooperation of our residents and businesses in keeping Pleasanton beautiful. The city will be divided into three areas and three weeks, with each week focusing on one area. •Week One will run November […]

Leming VFD fundraiser

The Leming Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual Fundraiser on Sunday, Nov. 9. Join them from 11 a.m. until all is sold out. The event will take place at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church Hall in Leming. Plates will consist of barbecue chicken with all the trimmings. There will also be games, face painting and an auction.


Railroad Commission shows huge increase in original drilling permits for September


SEPTEMBER PERMITS TO DRILL The Railroad Commission of Texas issued a total of 3,013 original drilling permits in September 2014 compared to 1,531 in September 2013. The September total included 2,667 permits to drill new oil and gas wells, 49 to re-enter existing well bores and 297 for re-completions. Permits issued in September 2014 included 934 oil, 173 gas, 1,811 […]

Veteran Spotlight: Dr. James Sutton

It was the mid-1960s when James Sutton, a Pleasanton native, knew he had to make an important decision quickly. Thousands of Americans were being sent overseas as part of the Vietnam War. Sutton, like many other young men, knew the inevitable. He and his parents, Margaret and Fred Sutton, realized he would probably be drafted and not have much choice […]

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