Audrey Louis’ first 60 days

Nearly 60 days into my role as your newly elected District Attorney for the 81st Judicial District, I have found it to be an exciting challenge.  I appreciate your faith in electing me and I am working hard to earn that trust. Shortly after the election, we began putting together our team.  It was important to me to have the […]

Chief Priest’s Weekly Update

I’ll start with a snapshot of last week’s activity.  We had 52 calls for service which included 6 vehicle lockouts, 6 alarm responses and 10 calls for suspicious persons/vehicles/activity.   On the traffic enforcement side we issued 106 class c citations, the majority of those were for speeding and no insurance.  Keep in mind that we rarely do much traffic […]

March 1, 2017 Booking/Call Stats Report

The Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office, along with other police departments in the county have been busy this week with several arrests around the county.  The people named in this report have been charged with but not found guilty of the crimes listed.  This information is provided by the ACSO under the Texas Public Information Act, Chapter 552.  2/20/17-Carlos Gonzales YOB […]

Linda Bast

Linda Bast Linda Jean Bast, 76, of San Antonio went to be with her Lord Jesus Christ Tuesday, February 21, 2017.   Linda was born in Post, Texas on October 10, 1940.  She married the love of her life, Joel Bast, on December 31, 1956.  She was a kind and loving mother and grandmother whose sweet and gentle spirit will be […]

Fred Brauchle

Fred Brauchle Fred R. Brauchle age 74, of Lytle, Texas passed away on Monday, February 20, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. Fred is preceded in death by his parents, Stanley Edwin Brauchle and Alma Josephine Geyer Brauchle. Fred is survived by his wife, Chris Brauchle of Lytle, Texas; son, Joseph Brauchle (Petra); daughter, Heather Moffitt (Jeremy); Step-Daughters, Kim Eastman (Phil); […]

Margaret Balderach

Margaret Ann  Winkler Balderach of Hondo died Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, at a Hondo nursing home. She was in her home until Feb. 7th. She was 78 years, 7 months and 25 days old. She was born June 27, 1938, at Sturm Hill, daughter of Henry John and Frieda Elisa Koehler Winkler. Margaret loved and served her Lord Jesus Christ. […]

Guy Wright

Guy Wright Guy  Phillip “Phil” Wright died peacefully in his sleep early Wednesday morning, February 22, 2017. He had been diagnosed with liver disease in September. Phil was born to Mack and Marjorie Jo Wright on August 19, 1951, in Three Rivers, Texas. He was raised in Whitsett with his five brothers and a passel of cousins. Mama Jo kept […]

Little Mr. and Miss Cowboy Homecoming pageant next Friday

The Little Mr. and Miss Cowboy Homecoming pageant will be held next Friday, March 10 prior to the Pleasanton Cowboy Homecoming Queen’s coronation. Eligible children are between 4-5 years old (by January 2017) and are enrolled in Pre-K or Kindergarten in Pleasanton. Forms are available at the Chamber of Commerce Log Cabin (605 2nd St.) or at All entries […]

First 60 Days with new DA


Vicenta Ortiz

Vicenta Ortiz Vicenta A. Ortiz, born on January 22, 1939, passed away Thursday, February 23, 2017 in Leming at the age of 78 years surrounded by her family.  Ms. Ortiz is survived by her sons, Henry Ortiz Sr. (Elvira) and Arthur Ortiz, Sr.; daughters, Guadalupe Ortiz and Rosalie Ortiz (Johnny Estrada); sister, Pauline Ortiz; 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grand-children; also […]

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