Bazan dies in crash

A young Poteet man, Charles Alan Bazan, was killed in an accident early on Monday, Dec. 8, about 100 feet north of the Poteet city limits. The accident occurred about 6:45 a.m. According to Trooper Anthony Flores, spokesperson with the Texas Department of Public Safety, Bazan was traveling south on Highway 16 in a 2014 Dodge Avenger. For unknown reasons, […]

DPMA Art Walk features Ice Fights: Part 2

Ready for a really cool time? There literally will be lots of ice shavings traveling through the air during the second annual Ice Fights at the Downtown Pleasanton Merchants Association Second Saturday Art Walk on December 13. Two artists will battle it out to see who will reign supreme. Last year’s winner, Burr the Viking Rasmussen will be challenged by […]

Porter steps down as local Historical Commission Chair

Commissioners appoint Westbrook

At the Atascosa County Commissioners’ Court meeting on Monday, December 8, 2014, Norman Porter, Sr. resigned as chairman of the Atascosa County Historical Commission. Porter had been chairman since 2003. Commissioners unanimously accepted the resignation and appointed Barbara Westbrook as the new chairperson. County Judge Diana Bautista read a resolution from the Texas House of Representatives, signed by Joe Strauss, […]

Last week to register for Reindeer Bucks

Local shoppers have a few more days to register for the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce and area merchants shopping spree – Reindeer Bucks. The chamber is offering $500 worth of gift certificates to folks who register. There will be 10- $25 certificates, 3- $50 certificates and one $100 certificate. Winners will be announced during the Downtown Pleasanton Merchants Association event […]


Arson investigation needs info

The Atascosa County Fire Marshal along with Crime Stoppers is hoping that a FIVE THOUSAND-DOLLAR cash reward being offered for one week only will help solve a reported arson located in the 700 block of San Antonio Street, located in the city of Pleasanton. On November 26, 2014 at about 6:00 p.m. emergency personnel were dispatched to the 700 block […]



December 2- December 8, 2014

Accident on Oaklawn (4), Main, GoodwinAccident, Minor on Oaklawn (3), High MeadowAggressive Dog on Airport Rd.Assault on Grant, Bryant, OaklawnCriminal Mischief on Adams, Main (2), HarlCriminal Trespass on Crestline, OaklawnDisturbance on Oaklawn (2), Live Oak, Texas St.Harassment on AustinIntoxicated Person on Sanchez, Second, Colwell St.Loose Pitbull on Pleasanton Ave.Missing Juvenile on Djenadi Dr.Possession of Marijuana on Oaklawn, MainPossession of Drug […]

Ice Fight!

The Downtown Pleasanton Merchants Association Second Saturday presents its second annual Ice Fights. Come out this Saturday, December 13th, for tons of free, family fun. Event is from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Christmas Concert This Saturday, December 13th, the Community Bible Chapel will be featuring Bryan Duncan. Doors open at 6pm and concert starts at 7pm. Presale tickets are […]

The Way I See It

Lela Mae O’Connor

One of my dear friends called me last week, upset to have heard about the passsing of Lela Mae O’Connor. Though I knew Mrs. O’Connor through the years (her gorgeous daughters went to school with me) I didn’t know her very well. My friend, Doug Williamson, Jr. did know her very well. In fact, he said she was like his […]