Voting Box 8 at VFW Poteet to remain open

There was a Public Hearing on Precinct 2 (Voting Box 8 at VFW Poteet), at Mondays, Commissioner’s Court regular meeting at the Atascosa County Courthouse. Citizens were allowed to speak to this issue with a three-minute time limit. There were eight speakers including Marian Knowlton, Atascosa County Republican Chair, Julie Hilberg, Atascosa County Democratic Chair, Will Bates, Caroline George, and […]


At approximately 6: 15 p.m. on Tuesday, August 28 two SUVs collided at Hwy. 281 near Humble Camp Road. A Chevrolet Tahoe with six passengers, two adults and four children and a Chevrolet Suburban with a lone driver. Pleasanton Police Chief Ronald Sanchez said the accident is under investigation. Three helicopters, two AirLife and one Methodist AirCare transported injured parties […]

PISD Tax Ratification Election passes

The unofficial results are in for the PISD Tax Ratification Election held August 25 were FOR: 426 and AGAINST: 142 for a total of 588 voters. “We are all very excited about the passing of the TRE and know this will benefit students, staff and the Community,” said Dr. Matthew Mann. “I appreciate the response from the community and their […]

H-E-B Curbside and Home Delivery begin next week

H-E-B is taking convenience to a whole new level with H-E-B Curbside and Home Delivery at Pleasanton store #411. H-E-B knows things can get hectic, that’s why they’re making your shopping trip even easier. Pick up curbside or get it delivered! Picky about your bananas? No worries, you can order them green, ripe or spot free. Like your deli meat […]

Out and About

Atascosa Health Center Breastfeeding Carnival Please join your local WIC clinic inside the Atascosa Health Center in celebration of National Breastfeeding Month on Friday, Aug. 31, at their annual Breastfeeding Carnival. They are located at 310 W Oaklawn Rd. in Pleasanton. The Carnival will be from 9 a.m.-12 p.m., and is open to the entire community. It will teach expectant […]

Shooting on Depot St.

On August 26th, 2018 at 5:46pm officers of the Pleasanton Police Department were dispatched to 418 Depot St for a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a 17 year old, who was in and out of consciousness with multiple gunshot wounds. Officers requested EMS after making the scene secure and transported the victim to Methodist South Hospital. The […]

Pleasanton, Poteet experiencing mail theft

Residents of Atascosa and Bexar counties have been experiencing mail theft which has become a serious problem for those depending on delivery of important papers and packages. In Atascosa County, Pleasanton and Poteet have been targeted. Rural residents in Pleasanton have reported thefts of mail and a passport. Thieves are not only hitting rural boxes, they are also breaking into […]


Lion’s Club members Susan Netardus , Jeff Chicoine and Bruce Yarbrough are pictured at the Atascosa Health Center, Health Fair held August 17 at AHC. Other Lion’s Club members in attendance later that day – John Luebano, John Staha and also we had help from three nursing students from Coastal Bend College. The Pleasanton Lions Club is part of Lions […]

Texas economy adds 23,500 jobs in July

The Texas economy added 23,500 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs in July, which marked 25 consecutive months of employment growth. Over the year, Texas added 377,100 jobs for an annual employment growth rate of 3.1 percent. Private-sector employers added 25,900 positions over the month. Texas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained at 4.0 percent in July, unchanged from June 2018.

J Garcia fire photo earns ‘Best of Show’

J Garcia, Pleasanton photographer who is a member of the Pleasanton Fire Department, has won many awards with his critical scene photography. His most recent recognition came at the State Firefighter and Fire Marshal Association (SFFMA) Convention in Arlington. One of his fire photos was chosen “Best of Show”. SFFMA rotates their annual convention to a different region of Texas […]