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Flashbacks Madeleine Guajardo Staff Writer 10 years ago Attending the Texas Farm Bureau’s 45th Annual Youth Leadership Conference held at Angelo State University June 23 – 27, 2008 were: Kayla Hey from Jourdanton High School, Adam Ramon, and Nikkiah Guerra from Poteet High School. The students were sponsored by the Atascosa County Farm Bureau. They joined more than 300 high […]

Recycling 101

The Way I See It

I’ve had a few people contact us here at the Pleasanton Express to find out more on our recycling options in Pleasanton. A quick phone call to city hall and our City Secretary Andres Aguirre has us filled with information. Aguirre confirmed the schedule and what is acceptable. “Recycling occurs every two weeks. You can set out the recycle bin […]

Atascosa County Judge’s Report

Atascosa County Judge

Last week we left the EMS story talking about funding and discussing ESDs (Emergency Services Districts) which are the special taxing districts I have mentioned. Bexar County, Montgomery County and Harris County (and many others) are funded by these. I have not found another county our size that does not share the EMS responsibility with the cities or have ESDs […]

Local Matters



Community, service and opportunity. Atascosa County is filled with non-profits whose mission it is to improve lives and strengthen community. Non-profit organizations are fueled by those who bring passion, expertise and resources needed to get things done that matter. Consider giving some of your time and talent to create lasting solutions that improve life for everyone in Atascosa County making […]

Mayor’s Message



My Monday meetings with the public have been going well and I appreciate all those who have taken their time to visit with me at City Hall. Keep in mind I am here every Monday afternoon, except holidays, from 1:30-3 p.m. I have heard many ideas and some concerns and will take a hard look at all of these. Two […]

Chief Priest’s Weekly Report



It’s been hot and from patrolling around you can see that people aren’t exactly hanging out in their yards to kill time. Our officers handled 55 calls for service and conducted 27 traffic stops last week. Those stops resulted in 19 being issued citations and 8 being given warnings. Only one lucky person got a trip to the county jail, […]

What was life like before (take your pick)?



At age 77 I am able to remember what life was like before a lot of the things we take for granted today—as many people my age can. When I was a small child there were no television sets. We had radios and sometimes record players that played 78 rpm records. Movies and radio were our sources of entertainment and […]

Call Stats Reports

The ACSO has been very busy the past seven days with more than 196 calls. 911 Violations07/19/18, 9:22 a.m., ACSGarcia, ACS Saucedo,Gateway Drive, Poteet07/20/18, 8:30 p.m., ACSLindsay, Rose St., Charlotte 07/20/18, 8:35 p.m., ACSGomez, Peaceful Lane Assault Bodily Injury07/18/18, 6:56 p.m., ACSDiaz, ACS Ruiz, WaxwingDrive, Poteet07/19/18, 12:34 p.m., ACSJohnson, Jourdanton EMS,ACS Neely, Bluefield Drive,Pleasanton Assault by Contact07/19/18, 7:46 p.m., ACSDiaz, […]

Atascosa County Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week

JULY 25, 2018 RV Broken into in Poteet The Atascosa County Sheriff’s Department along with Crime Stoppers is hoping that a reward of up to FIVE THOUSAND-DOLLARS being offered for one week only will help solve a burglary that occurred in the 800 block of Jenschke Lane located 6 miles north of the city of Poteet. On July 1, 2018 […]

CASA Color Fun Run


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