Missing: Not home for the holidays

With Christmas around the corner, it is important to remember not everyone has a Happy Holiday season.   This Christmas four Atascosa families are still searching for their loved ones.  Missing from the county are Greg Cisnero, Michelle Longoria Villarreal, Eric Garcia and Ramiro Garcia.     This is the second part of our story.  Eric Garcia  Eric Garcia, 38, […]

Missing: Not home for the holidays

With Christmas around the corner, it is important to remember not everyone has a Happy Holiday season.   This Christmas four Atascosa families are still searching for their loved ones.  Missing from the county are Greg Cisnero, Michelle Longoria Villarreal, Eric Garcia and Ramiro Garcia.     Ramiro Garcia Nobody just disappears, but that’s exactly what has happened to Charlotte […]

Jane Rogers

Stella Aleta Jane Traveland Rogers, age 81 of Broomfield, CO, passed away on December 8, 2016.  She was born October 5, 1935 in Corpus Christi to Louis Joseph Traveland and Vera Lee McDonald Traveland.   She married Donley Harvey Rogers of Poteet on October 5, 1970.  She is survived by her son Donley Clayton Rogers and wife Cathy of Lafayette, […]

Nola Atkinson

Nola Maxine Atkinson, 79, of Tilden, passed away on December 12, 2016.  She was born on March 29, 1937 to Grace Lene (West) and Curtis Jewel Curry in Whitsett, Texas.  She married Samuel “Pat” Atkinson, Jr. on June 19, 1955 in Whitsett.  She was a member of Loma Alto Baptist Church and was a homemaker.  She enjoyed playing cards and […]

Clifford McTee Jr.

Clifford Ray McTee, Jr. was born on September 1, 1933 and died on December 8, 2016, at the age of 83.  He was born in Houston to Clifford Ray McTee, Sr. and Gladys Lucille (Harris) McTee.  Cliff had a degree and post-graduate work in geology from the University of Texas – Austin, where he belonged to Acacia Fraternity.  He worked […]

Samuel Riojas

Samuel Riojas, age 82, of Pleasanton passed away Tuesday, December 6, 2016.  He was born to Bernabe and Guadalupe Riojas in Goldfinch.   Sam is survived by his wife Anna (Falcon) Riojas, Pleasanton, TX, Daughters Lorraine Wilkes, Lisa McCarty and husband Joe, Lela Pittman and husband Irving, and Leah Riojas, one brother Tony Riojas of Riverside, California and one sister […]

Permit fees excessive?

It seems some Pleasanton citizens got a bit ruffled when they saw the amounts of permit fees that were charged to the Pleasanton ISD for the new additions and construction project from the $63 million bond that was passed in 2015. Currently, the fees total $169,356.00 which do not include other fees for platting, title report, flood report, traffic study […]

Australian Agriculture

Robbie Hamby | Pleasanton Express The Jourdanton ISD ag department got a visit last week from Queensland Australia when two Agforce school to industry Liaison officers from stopped by the ag building.  They were there to discuss how agriculture is taught in the United States, specifically Texas.  The pair work for AgForce Queensland which is an organization representing Queensland’s rural […]

Atascosa County Judges Report

We sold 10 million dollars worth of certificate of obligations (C.O. Bonds) yesterday.  I have been telling every group and everyone who I can about my reasoning for doing this.  As you probably know, I have been telling you about our projects that are essential to the operation of our growing county government.  They are the:  Justice Center – $10 […]

Chief Priest’s Weekly Update

Welcome to our weekly update, if we were writing for a police TV show we wouldn’t have enough material to fill the full hour. No wild crimes, just some good old fashioned small town law enforcement activity.  We arrested four people, two on felony narcotics charges, one an Atascosa Co. warrant and one fellow was found passed out behind H.E.B. […]


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