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Out & About

Summer Safety Seminar South Texas Regional Medical Center’s Healthy Woman will be sponsoring a free Summer Safety Seminar on Wednesday, June 1 from 6-8 p.m. at the Healthy Woman/ Senior Circle location at 1320 W. Oaklawn in Pleasanton. Sterling Woerner, a Texas A&M student and Pleasanton native, will give a talk about pool and swimming safety. Kim Reger, RN, will […]


Cowboy Homecoming to merge with Turnn Burn next spring

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce has decided to merge Cowboy Homecoming with the Turn-n-Burn Barbecue Cook-off in March 2017. The decision wasn’t made lightly according to Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce President Kevin Aniol. “While there are many reasons for combining these events, the main reason is for economic purposes. The Chamber is concerned about the current economic outlook for local […]


The family of Eric Garcia of Poteet are seeking the publics help in locating Garcia. He has been missing since May 18. He is 38-yearsold. If anyone has information on Garcia, they are asked to please contact the Atascosa County Sheriff’s Department at 830- 769-3434 or the Poteet Police Department at 830-742-8123.


Lem appointed to Jourdanton council

The City of Jourdanton Board of Adjustment meeting was called to order at 6:00 p.m. on May 16. On the agenda was the request for variances to the zoning ordinance for the installation of a manufactured home on property located at 1906 “A” Waltom. However, due to the fact that the legal description of the lot was posted incorrectly, the […]

‘History surrounding Norman Porter, Sr., a historian’

The old Breaker home, Cockrell Canyon & a misnamed country road 14th Segment - Lynnedale Bramlett - E. R. Breaker connection

{CONTINUED FROM 5-18-25} ‘when you get on a horse, you have to be the boss, not the horse’, ‘I was able to work the wiper bar by hand to get the rain off the windshield’. Lynnedale Bramlett said, “We lived in the Breaker house from 1945 until about 1950. “Mother (Ruth Calhoun) was raised on a ranch that went a […]

Commissioners’ Court recognizes month of May as Community Action Month

Atascosa CountyCommissioners’ CourtSecond Regular MeetingMay 23, 20169:00 a.m.Ordered byHon. Bob Hurley,Atascosa County Judge All four commissioners were present: LonnieGillespie, (Precinct 1); William “Bill” Torans, (Precinct 2);Freddie Ogden, (Precinct 3) &Bill Carroll, (Precinct 4). After call to order ofthe meeting, Judge Hurleyrecognized Carol Delgado,community services programdirector with CommunityAction Partnership. Delgadoasked for appropriate action concerning recognizingMay as Community ActionMonth. Judge Hurley read […]

Commissioners’ Court names Gail Johnson as Indigent Health Care

Atascosa CountyCommissioners’ CourtSpecial Called MeetingMay 31, 20168:30 a.m.Ordered byHon. Bob Hurley,Atascosa County Judge Two commissionerswere present: Lonnie Gillespie, (Precinct 1) & BillCarroll, (Precinct 4). After call to orderof the meeting, Judge Hurley requested appropriateaction concerning personnel. He requested employment of Gail Johnson asIndigent Health Care Coordinator at the Tier 2 payrate of $44,893.00 annually, beginning June 1, 2016.Request was approved.Judge […]