Price is all right

11 survive Alaskan plane crash

Bob Price, prominent businessman and owner of Price Chevrolet, was one of 11 people who survived a plane crash on Tuesday morning in Alaska. Price escaped with some injuries. U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, Ketchikan Volunteer Rescue Squad personnel and Alaska State Troopers coordinated the rescue of all on board a downed float plane on […]

Out And About

TX Parks and Wildlife demonstration July 19 The Pleasanton Parks and Recreation Department will continue its free 12 Week Summer Program for youth this Thursday, July 19. Texas Parks and Wildlife will sponsor a wildlife demonstration at the Pleasanton Civic Center at 10 a.m. Pleasanton Library weekly events “Mondays at the Movies” will continue at the Pleasanton Civic Center from […]

Saucedo named top lawman



Sergeant Deputy Joe Saucedo was named the Atascosa County Law Enforcement Officer Association’s Officer of the Year at the 43rd annual banquet held last Friday, July 13 at the Pleasanton Civic Center. Attendees were treated to a steak dinner cooked by Smoke’n 830 and sponsored by Pumpco. Lt. Henry Doinguez of the Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office was the keynote speaker. […]

Senate Dist. 19 Democrat candidate Charlie Urbina Jones out of the box



LAST WEEK, we featured in our July 11 issue Peter Flores, Republican, from Pleasanton who is running for Texas State Senate Seat District 19. We feature Charlie Urbina Jones, Democrat from Poteet this week. Charlie Urbina Jones, San Antonio attorney, Viet Nam war veteran, and Democratic Party activist announced his candidacy for Texas State Senate District 19. He and his […]

ACSO investigators recover kidnapped 10-year-old boy from Uvalde


On Wednesday, July 11, Atascosa County Sheriff investigators, along with Texas Rangers and the Uvalde Police Department, recovered a 10 year old boy from Uvalde who was kidnapped the day before by a non family member. The 10 year old was staying at his grandmother’s house with his 11-year-old friend when Erica Jean Gerdes, mother of the 11 year old, […]

Bealls thieves apprehended


On Wednesday, July 11, Pleasanton PD had a theft at Bealls in Pleasanton. Four suspects fled out of the store with a lot of merchandise in hand. A witness in parking lot called 9-1-1 at Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office. Dispatchers notified S.O. units as a Pleasanton PD unit began pursuing the suspects in a tan SUV down Airport Rd. The […]

Dr. Jules Pean matters of the heart



Take heart, Methodist South Hospital has a new cardiologist in town, Jules Pean, MD, FACC, MBA. Dr. Pean felt it was important that he live in the community where he practiced. He gladly moved to South Texas so that his wife could get back to her Texas roots. Dr. Pean wants his patients to know that he lives just five […]

Pleasanton Bulky/Brush – Zone 1

Pick up for Area 1 will be from July 16-20. This is for the area west of Bryant Street and North of Goodwin Street. Curbside placement for Zones 2 and 3 are permissable.

Nominations due July 27 for Cowboy of the Year and Hall of Fame

The Way I See It

It is already midto late July and that means that the Pleasanton Young Farmers’ Cowboy of the Year Open Rodeo will be here before you know it, August 17-18 to be exact! But before we can start planning on having fun watching two nights of great rodeos and listening (maybe dancing) to John Wolfe and John Christopher Way, we have […]

Atascosa County Judge’s Report

Atascosa County Judge

Last week we left the EMS story with Jimmy Day transitioning the three EMS stations to county paid personnel and county operated ambulances and medical protocols. The cities’ share was to still provide the housing for the operations. As the county hired and placed full – time on call medics for your safety it was necessary to provide sleeping quarters […]


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