Vodochodsky parole denied

Kenneth Vodochodsky has been denied parole, much to the relief of family and friends of the three local law enforcement officers who perished during an ambush by Vodochodsky’s friend Jeremiah Engleton in October 1999. “We were very pleased with the Parole Board’s decision. We certainly feel that he has not served an appropriate amount of his sentence for the crimes […]

The Y’s have it

Yee, Ybañez crowned Strawberry Festival King, Queen

Poteet High School students Naomi Jo Ybañez and Rex Yee will reign as the Poteet Strawberry Festival Queen and King for 2015. The two were announced at the 68th annual Coronation of Royalty on March 7, at Poteet High School. “The Court of the Egyptian Nile” was this year’s theme and the event was coordinated by the Kappa Tau Sorority. […]

Turn-n-Burn, fundraiser set

This weekend at Turnn Burn, there is a very special fundraising event being held. In a field of over 130 of the best competition BBQ teams in the state of Texas and beyond, there is a team called COOKING 4 KEITH. The team is comprised of Ryan Lawson and his father Jerry Lawson, owners ofWWWood,Inc./ WESTERN Premium BBQ Products. If […]

Citizens honored at annual chamber banquet

The Pleasanton Civic Center, decorated in red, white and blue set the backdrop for honoring Pleasanton’s finest at the 64th annual Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce awards banquet held last Thursday, March 5 After a dinner of roast beef and chicken breast catered by Kadobe’s, Pleasanton Mayor Clint Powell caught up the crowd with the progress thus far in Pleasanton. Armed […]


Urrabazo retires

Long time City of Pleasanton employee and City Secretary Cindy Urrabazo retired today, March 11. Her resignation became official at the March 4 council meeting where the mayor and council all wished her much luck and also expressed their gratitude for her assistance for the past 30 years – the last 10 as City Secretary. Her interim replacement was also […]


CR303 Burglary of firearms

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 theft of several firearms from a storage shed located in the 2900 block of County Road 303, located .03 of a mile off TX HWY 173, 4 miles north of the city of […]

Bohlke’s death ruling consistent with earlier investigation says Judge Bradley

Judge Kyle Bradley, Precinct 2, made his final ruling on the death of Bill Bohlke. In August 2012, Bohlke was found dead at his Atascosa County ranch. Atascosa County Sheriff Investigators found that the injuries were caused by a male donkey which may have been agitated by a female donkey. Bohlke’s family has been adamant that foul play was to […]

Copper thefts yield arrest by Sheriff’s office

In early February, Atascosa County Sheriff’s Investigators began investigating two separate copper thefts at a residence on Sand Branch Road. A game camera that the property owner put up for security purposes provided investigators a description of a black jeep and two suspects. A few days later, sheriff’s investigators staked out the area looking for the black jeep. Investigators spotted […]

Chamber Chats

Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce

Welcome New Members The Chamber would like to welcome GNC, CrossRoads Truck and Trailer Repair, Red Wing Shoes, Anytime Fitness, Pleasanton Pool & Patio, Strawberry Pines, and Iron Knee Video & Entertainment as our newest members. We are honored to have each and every one of our members and are grateful to see our membership growing. 5th Annual Turn-N-Burn BBQ […]