Missing man may be dead

According to the FBI, the disappearance of a Pleasanton man back in January may be due to foul play. FBI agents arrested Ruben Reyes last week in connection with the alleged murders of three Texas Mexican Mafia members. The high ranking men, allegedly shot and killed by Reyes, were Carlos Chapa (TMM “General”), TMM “Captain” Mark Anthony Bernal and TMM […]

Local Christmas events galore

There are scores of area events that will be happening over the next few weekends in the Brush Country. Don’t miss out on visits from Santa, parades and lots more. Pleasanton Chamber Santa visit Dec. 6 The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce will have pictures with Santa Claus at H-E-B on Saturday, December 6 from 1-4 p.m. Bring a canned food […]

Burglary suspects arrested in series of alleged thefts

Atascosa County Sheriff David Soward announced the arrest of two burglary suspects that his investigators believe are responsible for numerous residential burglaries in Atascosa and surrounding counties. Due to a recent series of burglaries in the northwest end of the county, Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division investigators concentrated their efforts in the area east and southeast of Lytle. […]


Register for Reindeer Bucks

Christmas is now upon us and that means it is time for the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce shopping spree – Reindeer Bucks. This year’s event will feature a visit from Santa Claus at H-E-B . He will be there from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, December 6. Canned goods will be collected and donated afterwards to Christian Assistance Ministry (CAM) for the […]


The route starts and finishes in the Atascosa River Park. Line up will be southward, facing along the chain link fence across from the big pavilion and basketball courts. The parade will travel outside the park and will turn right onto Adams Street then:Turn Right onto MainTurn Left onto FranklinTurn Left onto Florida Turn Right onto DuckTurn Right onto BryantTurn […]


Guns taken at CR 306 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 burglary located in the 2000 block of County Road 306, located 4 miles south of Poteet, 2 miles west of TX HWY 16 south. On November 10, 2014 at about 5:30 p.m. sheriff’s […]

Santa is making rounds in the county

Santa Claus starts his visit at H-E-B in Pleasanton this Saturday, December 6 from 1-4pm. Bring the kiddos out to get their pictures with the big man. Photos will be available for pickup Sunday, December 7 at Walgreens after 9a.m. and are free of charge. Canned goods will be collected and donated to the Christian Assistance Ministry (CAM) for the […]


November 25- December 1

Accident on Reed, Oaklawn, GoodwinAccident (Major) on Second St.Accident (Minor) on Smith St. (2), Goodwin (2), Oaklawn (2)Animal Abuse on Sixth St.Assault on Texas St., Uvalde, AustinBurglary of a Vehicle – Main St.Criminal Mischief on San Antonio St., BensdaleDisturbance on Crestline, EdgehillEvading Arrest on Main St.Possession of Drug Paraphernalia on OaklawnPublic Intoxication on AdamsReckless Driver on OaklawnRunaway on Texas St.Shots […]

The Way I See It

Holidays are ahead - enjoy and give

Thanksgiving is done and now we can officially get in the Christmas spirit even though retail shops have been decorated for weeks! Filling in my work and personal calendar for events, meetings and parties (plus planning a wedding) I find there are not many blank days – I’m sure there are many more folks who are just as busy. We […]