Brush, bulky criteria changed

Pleasanton pick up set for August

The City of Pleasanton has updated their brush, bulky trash pick up criteria beginning with the upcoming August schedule. The new guidelines are: 1. Piles shall not be placed at curbside more than 2 weeks prior to the pick-up time. 2. No more than 10 cubic hards piles per Residential Unit; resident may be subject to charges over 10 cubic […]

Sheriff’s office nabs burglars

Atascosa County Sheriffs deputies responded Monday morning to a call of an alleged burglary in progress on Old Pleasanton Rd. An alert neighbor notified sheriff’s office dispatchers of a vehicle at a house where the homeowner had recently passed away. The neighbor provided dispatchers a description of the vehicle and suspects. The description was quickly broadcast and Deputy Sheriff George […]

Pleasanton water line work progressing on Yellowstone

LEON ZABAVA OIL AND GAS EDITOR Installation of 12-inch water line by Pleasanton Public Works Department is underway and progressing on Yellowstone under the direction of Doroteo Reyna, Pleasanton Utility Construction Foreman. Beginning at the Halpin water tower on Yosemite, work commenced northward to Yellowstone, initially. The extension of the water main will continue to the first road bore point […]



July 14 – July20, 2015 Abandoned Child – OaklawnAccident – Oaklawn (2), MainAccident, Fleet – Hwy 97 E.Accident, Minor – Oaklawn (2)Burglary of Building – Second St.Burglary of Habitat – Spur St.Burglary of Vehicle – Alta Dr., Val Verde, Bryant, PaulsPlaceCriminal Mischief – ByronCriminal Trespass – OaklawnDisturbance – Southway, Dallas St.Disturbance, Verbal – Adams, MansfieldDriving While Intoxicated – Hwy 97Fraud […]

Friday is deadline for Cowboy, Hall of Fame nominees

Friday, July 24 is the deadline to nominate Cowboy of the Year. and inductee(s) in to the South Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame. These nominations must be working cowmen and reside in Atascosa County for Cowboy of the Year. South Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame nominees must have worked in Atascosa County, but no longer have to be active or […]


On the Edge of Common Sense

I’m closin’ in on sixty with a vengeance, Mister Jim, And I wouldn’t ask no favors if I weren’t out on a limb But is seems like no one’s hirin’? Cowboyin’s all I know And I worked for you a couple times, the last, not long ago. It’s been ten years? Oh, really? Well…I run into Buster Cole And he […]

Curfew: A minor problem?

The Way I See It

A phone conversation with a business owner on Tuesday prompted me to address an ordinance that many may not realize exists – a curfew for minor children. You see, some 12-yearold boys allegedly broke into her business earlier this month. She doubted that the parents were aware of the curfew in Pleasanton. Curfew you say? Isn’t that something that parents […]

Yesteryear Festival

I would like to thank all volunteers and the Longhorn Museum for putting this festival on every year. For 20 years these tireless folks have put aside their lives on a busy Saturday to allow young and old to learn, remember and enjoy the history and lifestyle of our ancestors. When you walk into the museum there are ladies making […]