Graduation ceremonies come to a close



Jourdanton’s pool delayed; Pleasanton’s schedule/information released




The recent rains have further delayed the completion of the Jourdanton Sports Complex swimming pool. City Manager Kendall Schorsch hoped that the pool would be ready for the summer. “While the pool construction may be completed, we need to make sure that the pumps, drains and all that goes with it, is working,” said Schorsch. Roads and other infrastructure also […]

Recent rains soak Atascosa County




Recent rains have drenched Atascosa County as low-water crossings quickly disappeared after several storms over the past few weeks. According to Sherry Orsak with the Atascosa County Soil & Water Conservation District, 5.19 inches of rain was recorded in Pleasanton in May. The amount of rain led to flooding around the county and caused many roads to close in Pleasanton […]

Coronado arrested at Atascosa River Park




Charlie Coronado, of Pleasanton, was charged with possession of a controlled substance (PG1 methamphetamine in a drug-free zone), evading arrest, a county warrant for assault bodily injury family violence and a second county warrant for criminal mischief Saturday, June 4, at the Atascosa River Park. Atascosa County Game Warden Derek Iden was checking fishermen on the swollen banks of the […]

Out & About



Plestex 4 Summer Fun Festival The Pleasanton Lions Club is sponsoring Free Movie Wednesdays at Plestex 4 Theatre. You can beat the heat by catching a show at noon or 2 p.m. On Wednesday, June 8 Plestex is featuring The Peanuts Movie and on Wednesday, June 15 The Lego Movie will be featured. No coupon is necessary! For more information, […]

Shalimar burglaries solved



Three burglaries which occurred over a three week period in the Shalimar Subdivision were solved by the Atascosa County Sheriff’s Department. The first burglary took place on February 23 in the 600 block of Timber Creek. The next one happened on March 14 in the 500 block of Viewpoint and the third burglary was on Dawnbridge on March 15 . […]

Council recognizes citizen, employees; approves wireless water meter system




At the beginning of the Pleasanton City Council May 19 meeting, Edward Zamarripa of Johnny’s Paint and Body, was awarded a certificate of appreciation for a citizen going above and beyond their duty. Chief Ronald Sanchez shared with the council and audience of Zamarripa’s assistance when children are accidentally locked in vehicles. Each time he shows up to unlock the […]

Puente, Vasquez sworn in as Poteet ISD Board members




On May 16 at 7 p.m. the Poteet ISD Board of Trustees met for their regular monthly meeting. In attendance were Superintendent Andy Castillo, President Barbara Reyes, Vice President Henry Ortiz, Secretary David Herrera Jr., Louis Vasquez, Cynthia Hograves, Yvette Navarro and Jo Marie Cervantez. At the beginning of the meeting, Reyes certified the results of the school board election […]

ACA to meet at Civic Center




Atascosa Citi ze ns in Ac tion (ACA) Gra nt Committee wil l meet at the Plea santon Civic Center, Thu rsday, June 9, at 1: 15 p. m. Atascosa Cit izens in Action Gra nt Comm it te e is tota lly enrol led in Fundin g In for mation Network (FIN). We will be discu ssi ng gra […]

Missing lazy days of youthful summers

The Way I See It

Ahhh … to be excited that school is out for three months and your only worry is if you will get to watch your favorite soap opera or make it to the pool that day. Like most, I miss those days of summer when I was still in school. My only “job” when I was young was to clean my […]


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