Atascosa County Judge’s Report

I approved the purchase of a drone for the County to purchase for emergency services.  The Fire Marshall convinced me that the use an unmanned aircraft (drone) with video capability can be very valuable to fire fighting and emergency needs.  It can also be used by the sheriff’s office for day and night search and rescue operations.  This could involve lost […]

The First 5

The Texas Capitol is among the most beautiful and historic buildings in the country.  When you stop to think about all of the events that have transpired there it is overwhelming.  And if those buildings could talk they would tell you an amazing story about the most impressive of the 50 United States.  Yet for all of the history that […]

Sand Mining of TX meeting March 23

Sand Mining of Texas, the company proposing to build a frac sand processing facility in parts of northern Atascosa County and Bexar County, has agreed to meet with the public on Thursday, March 23, at 6:30 p.m. at the Poteet VFW Hall. The VFW Hall is located at 9655 State Highway 16. The announcement was shared at the “Not Just […]

2017 Cowboy Homecoming Queen


Schedule for bulky trash pick up

It’s that time again for bulky trash pick up. Pick up for area 1 will begin on March 20 and run through March 24. Areas West of Bryant St. and North of Oaklawn St. can begin placing bulky trash on their curb side on March 6. Area 2 pick up will begin March 27 and run through March 31. Areas […]

Cowboy Homecoming +Turn N Burn + rain = soggy fun

Rain failed to dampen the party spirit of the 51st Cowboy Homecoming and Turn N Burn BBQ Cook-off. There were galoshes galore stomping through mud and puddles from one festivity to another. Hats off to the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce, the Turn N Burn organizers, and the loyal community of cookers and local citizens who made this event a success. […]

Yolanda Martinez

  Yolanda Martinez Yolanda Martinez of Pleasanton, passed away Monday, March 6, 2017 at the age of 63. She was born in Verdi on August 3, 1953 to Joe A. and Abelina “Lina” (Paez) Huizar. Yolanda was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was her husband’s partner in their business and assisted in every aspect of their farm. Yolanda […]

Reynaldo Salazar

  Reynaldo Salazar Reynaldo C. Salazar of Charlotte, passed away Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at the age of 86. He was born in Lampasos, Nuevo Leon, Mexico on October 9, 1930 to Juan and Rebecca (Castaño) Salazar. Reynaldo is survived by his sons, Reynaldo S. Salazar and wife Clemencia of Charlotte, Jesse Salazar and Cynthia of Pleasanton and Gerardo Salazar […]

Tiodolo Oropeza

  Tiodolo Oropeza Tiodolo Lopez Oropeza spent most of his life in Pleasanton. He turned 90 years old February 17, 2017 and celebrated 70 years of marriage to his beloved wife Olivia Oropeza on March 3rd of this year. He fell asleep in death Tuesday March 7, 2017 surrounded by family. He told his family that he felt content and […]

Alfred Smith

  Alfred Smith Alfred “Fred” Steve Smith, age 76, of Jourdanton, passed away at his residence Monday, November 14, 2016 in Jourdanton. He is survived by his daughter, Sharon LeAnn Kuehn and husband Clayton of Dona Ana, New Mexico; brothers, Richard Smith and wife Sharon of Arcata, California, Paul Smith and wife Rosie of San Antonio and Larry Smith. Alfred […]