Foundation poured for new agricultural facility

First of many projects for PISD

On Wednesday, November 18, cement work began for the new Pleasanton I.S.D. agricultural facility on FM 476. Lorene Tullos, PHS director of career and technical education, said, “It was thrilling today to watch another major milestone come to pass. This first batch of cement to be poured for facilities was done at the site for the new agricultural facility. The […]

Cute as pie

Pleasanton, Lytle see monthly sales tax revenue increase

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar sent cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $731.7 million in local sales tax allocations for November, 1.2 percent more than in November 2014. In Atascosa County, Pleasanton saw a 5.5% increase in the 2015 November allocations with a net payment of $679,267. Pleasanton’s 2015 payments to date are up 3.64% for a total […]

County to open offices in former Leming School

Atascosa County will soon be seeing some offices occupying what was formerly the Leming School. Growth in the county has caused more need for office space. Atascosa County Auditor Ray Samson said, “The Pleasanton Independent School District gave Atascosa County the property. We spent approximately $300,000.00 on this. We looked over the whole location and it is a respectable piece […]


Volunteers needed to help with Thanksgiving meals The Main Street Outreach tradition will continue as volunteers team up to prepare a free Thanksgiving Dinner for the elderly, homeless and low-income families in Atascosa County. Organizers are looking for volunteers to help at the Pleasanton High School Cafeteria on Wednesday, Nov. 26, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. to prepare the […]


FLASHBACK: Bus breaks down, FFA boys hitch-hike to Area Contests

60 Years ago- Three Pleasanton FFA teams reached the area FFA contests at Kingsville, Saturday, the hard way. Their bus broke down and the 20 boys hitch-hiked to Kingsville 50 miles away. The three teams competing included the Chapter Farmer Farm Skill team, the Greenhand FFA Quiz team and the Greenhand Chapter conducting team. The Greenhand Quiz team won third […]


Local officers from the Atascosa County Sheriff’s Department and DPS were on hand at Jourdanton Elementary Friday, November 20 to unload students as they arrived at school. Sheriff David Soward is pictured holding the door for an elementary student.

Take a few minutes to help protect what’s yours

One of the most frustrating things a law enforcement officer faces in dealing with property crimes is to find out the victim did not have their serial numbers recorded. For forty years law enforcement has sponsored public service campaigns to educate and remind people to mark their belongings and record a detailed description of them. Yet approximately 70 % of […]

Master Parks Plan revealed

High points explained

At the November 12 special Pleasanton City Council meeting, a presentation of the Parks Master Plan was given by Burditt Land Place Studios. The Conroe based company was hired by the city to perform feasibility studies on the expansion of the existing Longhorn Museum and Parks Master Plan which also included a Multi-Event Center. City Manager Bruce Pearson introduced Charles […]