9-month-old injured, alleged abuser arrested




Jourdanton Police Investigators arrested Erwin Cook, age 21 of Jourdanton, on Monday, February 23 . This case stemmed from information that police received regarding severe injuries to a 9-month-old female over the weekend. He was charged with the offense of “Injury to a Child (with Intent to Cause Serious Bodily Injury)” a 1st Degree Felony. The 9-month-old baby girl’s identity […]

Turn -n-Burn set for March 13-14

Bellamy Brothers, Watson to headline 5th BBQ Cook-Off


The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce and Western Premium BBQ Products (W3) are again partnering up for another bigger-than-life barbeque cook-off March 13 and 14. Chamber co-chairs Wade McBee and Chico Cox are hoping that the 200 teams will fill by the deadline of March 11 at 5 p.m. Right now, there are about 100 teams competing under IBCA rules. Last […]

Primrose home destroyed in fire




An account has been set up at www.gofundme.com/msgy6K under the name “Gilham-Villa Family Relief Fund,” to assist the family whose home was lost in a fire, Thursday, Feb. 19. Primrose Fire Chief David Croft reported that his department was toned out about 11:30 a.m. for a possible attic fire on Palo Alto Drive. The two-story home was located almost at […]

Two accidents claim two lives over weekend




Two accidents over the weekend claimed the lives of a Rio Hondo man and a San Antonio man. According to DPS Trooper Jason Reyes, on Friday, Feb. 20, Rickie Gleason of San Antonio was traveling westbound on Camelot on a 2006 Harley Davidson motorcycle. A dog was walking across and the motorcycle struck the dog. Gleason then lost control, skidded […]

$5,000 reward offered for Laredo fugitive



AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Iris Iliana Rodriguez, 25, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $5,000 is now being offered for information leading to her capture. Rodriguez is wanted for indecency with a child, harassment and unlawful restraint. All tips are guaranteed to be anonymous. Rodriguez […]

Gearing up for March



The next city-wide clean up for Pleasanton starts Monday, March 16. The city will be divided into three areas and three weeks, with each week focusing on one area. •Week One will run March 16-20. The area east of Hwy. 281 and north of the Industrial Park and may set out bulky waste starting March 2. •Week Two- March 23-27. […]

$5,000 CASH REWARD

Verdi - Tumlinson 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 the burglary of a residence located in the 200 block of Tumlinson Road, located .03 of a mile off Verdi Road, 1.5 miles north of US 281. On February 13, 2015 at about 5:30 […]

Jourdanton Chamber of Commerce Annual BBQ, Auction this Sunday



One of the hardest working groups of people in the community, the Jourdanton Chamber of Commerce, extends an invitation to everyone to join them at their annual BBQ and Auction this Sunday, March 1. With only 600 plates available tickets are going fast. Presale tickets are still available at the Jourdanton Community Library, Steinle Insurance and any chamber member but […]

Cowboys and Queens honored at H-E-B TexFest next Saturday



Pleasanton H-E-B will host their annual Texas Cowboy Breakfast during the store’s TexFest twoweek celebration on Saturday, March 7 at 9:30 a.m. Honorees invited are Cowboys of the Year and Cowboy Homecoming Queens past and present. The event will be held in the café area by the east entrance. Tex-Fest is held in honor of Texas Independence Day and H-E-B […]

Filing deadline is Friday, Feb. 27




The deadline to file for the upcoming municipal and school board elections is this Friday, February 27. The elections for Pleasanton and Poteet will be held on Saturday, May 9. City of Pleasanton There are three seats to be filled due to term limits. J.R. Gallegos, District 4, Roger Garza, District 5 and Jeanne Israel, District 6. It is also […]


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