Poteet’s water woes rescinded

Avoiding temporary restaurant closure

After last week’s precaution for Poteet residents to boil their water after one of the wells had dropped too low, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality reported that the water was safe to drink. Mayor Richard Tuttle explained the fail safe protocol did not work properly due to the storms. He believes that the weather knocked out the phone line […]


Floresville ISD in need of donations

Our neighbors to the east, Floresville, were hit hard by a tornado last week. Among the damage was the Floresville ISD. Their high school sustained major damage on several buildings. Classes will resume on Thursday, November 5. Pleasanton ISD sent out a request for donations as teachers only had one hour to gather what they could. They will be conducting […]

Burn Ban to be lifted Monday

Todd A. Perna, Atascosa County Fire Marshal/Asst. Emergency Management Coordinator, announced Tuesday that the burn ban will be lifted effective Monday, November 9. Due to the recent rains within the county, the drought index has come down significantly. For more information or concerns, contact Perna at 830-769-2019.

Comptroller Hegar distributes $616 million to local governments; Atascosa receives over $666,000

(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $616.2 million in local sales tax allocations for October, which represents a decrease of 0.9 percent compared to October 2014. These allocations are based on monthly sales made in August by businesses that report tax monthly. Hegar also said today […]

Our mission has never changed

If you have been a police officer for any amount of time, you have no doubt had your life interrupted countless times by a dispatcher who seems to have some sort of clairvoyant skill, to be able to know exactly when you are sitting down to eat a meal, walking into a rest room after several back to back calls […]

Police seek the public’s help

On October 19th, Jourdanton Officers were summoned to the scene of a burglary at a local business. In the following days, Jourdanton Investigators were able to track down most of the stolen property, recover it and return it to its rightful owner, as well as identify the individual that is believed to have perpetrated this crime. Jourdanton Police have now […]


Breakfast Filing Party set for Republicans Nov. 14

Marian Knowlton, Chairman announces that the Atascosa County Republican Party has scheduled a “Breakfast Filing Party” on November 14, 2015. It will be held at 9 a.m. at Plaza Tapatio located at 1921 W Oaklawn Rd, Pleasanton, TX 78064. The filing will begin at 9 a.m. and Mrs. Knowlton will be available at that location to receive applications from Republican […]

FLASHBACK: Voters okay new city hall

60 Years ago- Pleasanton will get a new $45,000 city hall-but not by a two-thirds majority of the voters. In remarkably light balloting, Saturday, Pleasanton citizens voted 160 to 99 in favor of a $45,000 bond issue to build a new city hall. Partisans for the city hall thought Saturday night, following the count, that the issue had been defeated […]