Chief Priest’s Weekly Report

ere is the inside scoop on Lytle Police Dept. activity and some of the fun happenings around town.  Please consider any personal stuff I provide as an added bonus. Officers responded to 58 calls for service, which is a bit above normal.  There were 22 Class C citations issued, with 7 of those being for speeding with no insurance coming […]

Honoring Fighter Aces

Last month I had the privilege to attend a luncheon of the South Texas Chapter of the Friends of the American Fighter Aces Association at the invitation of my long time friend, Chris Mann. Chris, a fighter pilot enthusiast, is a member of the group. He, Pleasanton High School senior Ryan Tudyk (also a member) and I met at the […]

A veteran’s memory

Brite served in US Army Air Corps ... after attack on Pearl Harbor

Leon Zabava Staff WriteR Everything seemed calm and peaceful in Hawaii, early morning, December 7, 1941. That all changed at 7:48 a.m., Hawaiian Time, when Pearl Harbor was attacked by a swarm of 353 Imperial Japanese aircraft. All eight U. S. battleships in the area were damaged with four sunk. This attack was shocking to the United States and had […]

Arth Whitley – what a wonderful life


Noel Wilkerson Holmes Publisher This is a story not of a death but of a life well-lived. Larger than life. Helluva man. An original. Friend to all. They broke the mold. Arth Whitley certainly experienced a life well-lived and was well-loved during his 84 years on earth. He left this world doing what he loved best spending his last Saturday […]

Atascosa County Judge’s Report

On Saturday, November 4, we had a County Wellness walk/run event on the new Truck Bypass by the time you read this.  Jeanne Israel, my Court Coordinator, was the head of the walk/run event and has put much time and effort into it.  The point is to emphasize county employee wellness, which goes hand in hand with my program to […]

Pleasanton PD Recognized


Lisa Luna Staff Writer Pleasanton Police Chief Ronald Sanchez and the Pleasanton Police Department received a Certificate of Recognition, at the Nov. 2 Pleasanton City Council meeting. Scott Rubin, Police Chief for the City of Fair Oaks Ranch and the chairman of Texas Police Chiefs Association Best Practices Recognition Committee and Chief A.J. Sandoval, recently appointed as Region 7 director […]


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