2014-11-12 E-Edition

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Small businesses thrive, too

I read with interest the article on the front page of this week’s paper by Leon Zabava entitled “Pleasanton continues to rapidly grow.” In the article, City Manager Bruce Pearson is quoted as saying, “We see that development as something that will be very key. We do not have anything like that in the city right now that can provide […]

The Way I See It

Proud of students, teacher

We all know that feeling of pride. Whether it is for our own loved ones, friends or a personal nature. The other night I had a great sense of pride when I was covering the Pleasnton City Council and experienced Pleasanton High School students pitch an idea. These young women and men proposed that the city and the school form […]


November 4 - November 10 , 2014

Accident – Bryant St., Second St (2), Goodwin St. Accident – Major – Hwy. 281 Accident Minor – Trade St., Oaklawn Dr. (6), Main St. Assault – Bowen Ave., Hwy. 97E. Burglary – Motor Vehicle – Johnson, Second St., Adams St. Burglary Building – Oaklawn Dr. Criminal Mischief – Mansfield St.,Veteran’s Memorial, Harvey St. Criminal Trespass – Fourth St. Possession […]


Brazos Street Theft

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 80 block of Brazos Street, in the city of Campbellton. On October 7, 2014 at about 2:00 p.m. sheriff’s deputies were patrolling the area in the 80 block of […]

Kaiser Fundraiser

Relay for Life! The Relay for Life kicks off Thursday, Nov. 13 at the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce from 6-7:30. Come out to get some tasty McBee’s BBQ and all the information you and your team will need for the 2015 event. Kaiser Benefit This Saturday, Nov. 15, Cowboy Fellowship will house the benefit for Chief Eric Kaiser. From 11-3 […]

Bradley inducted as ‘scholar’ in judges’ association

The Honorable Judge Kyle D. Bradley, Justice of the Peace, Pct. 2 of Atascosa County was recently inducted as a “Scholar” into the Texas Justice Court Judges Association (JCJA) College of Justice Court Judges. The College encourages and recognizes judges who strive for advanced education over and above the state mandated education requirements. Judge Kyle D. Bradley was one of […]

Jourdanton Council starts process on sports complex

The regular meeting of the Jourdanton City Council was held on October 20, with all present: Mayor Susan Netardus, Donnie Blue, Robert “Doc” Williams, Raul Morales, Patsy Tymrak-Daughtrey and Chester Gonzales. The main item of business was on the proposed sports complex, which includes baseball and softball fields and the swimming pool. Mark McLiney from Southwest Securities presented a resolution […]

How the county voted

Early voting was brisk for the General Election. According to the Election Administrator’s office, 3,112 voted early. While these numbers are still unofficial – provisional votes will be counted on Thursday, November 13 – the outcome of some local races could possibly change. Re-counts could also play a factor in close races. Out of 29,908 registered voters in Atascosa County, […]

Veteran honors civilians with flags

On a day where she should be honored for her service to our country, LTC Retired U.S. Army Veronica R. Hernandez made two stops in Pleasanton to show her gratitude to hometown folks with hometown service. She presented framed flags that were flown over Camp Buehring, Kuwait and a certificate naming each honoree. First stop was at the local Sears […]