Local police departments to host National Night Out



The National Night Out Association is celebrating 35 years this year and want you to join in on the fun with your local police departments. The Pleasanton, Jourdanton and Poteet Police Departments invite the public to attend their annual National Night Out events on Oct. 2 Pleasanton PD Dress your best 80’s attire and make your way to Pleasanton River […]

ANIMAL CONTROL ADVISORY COMMITTEE APPOINTED

Atascosa County Commissioners’ Court appointed an advisory committee to assist in complying with requirements of the Atascosa Animal Control facility on Monday, September 24. Pictured standing, from left to right are Frankie Ellis, Lt. Henry Dominguez, Stephanie Domke, Charlene Scott and Brenda Hasler. Seated, from left to right are Comm. Mark Gillespie, Pct. 1; Comm. Bill Torans, Pct 2; Judge […]

Local Matters



A date has been chosen for the Atascosa Town Hall SOS AT&T meeting. The meeting will be held Oct. 8, 2018, 6:30 p.m., at the Pleasanton Lion’s Club, 114 Wyoming Blvd. Atascosa County AT&T has heard our cry about unreliable cell and internet service. AT&T contacted AT&T customer and Texas Senator Elect Pete Flores before his election and Flores has […]

Atascosa County Judge’s Report



Time is getting short, so once again I want to tell you that we want to have two public forums in October to acquaint all who wish to be acquainted with the new voting equipment. We have not confirmed dates and locations yet, but tentatively I want to have one at the Pleasanton Lion’s Club Meeting Room and one at […]

Paying respect to my East Texas ancestors

The Way I See It

On my way to visit my friends Judy and Jerry in Oklahoma, I planned a stop for a quick visit with one of my cousins, Edith, in Fairfield. She is actually my mother’s first cousin, so I guess that would make her my first cousin, once removed. She is also my mom’s step sister-in-law. I’ll explain … when my grandmother […]

Mayor’s Message



Greetings from the Mayor’s Office: If you haven’t had the opportunity to attend a National Night Out, I invite you to do so. It is an annual community police awareness-raising event that promotes police-community partnerships to make our neighborhoods safer and more caring places to live. When employed by DPS, I always looked forward to National Night Out and would […]

Driving? Watch for school buses!



With school now in session every vehicle driver should be very aware of school zones, school crossings, school buses or even neighborhoods where there may be school children. If you’re driving a car, a pickup truck or a commercial vehicle, the rules are pretty much the same when approaching a school bus–slow down, watch for signals and stop or pass […]

Chief Priest’s Weekly Report



Greetings, The weekly police blotter has been posted to our website, you can find it at www.lytletx.org/police. Feel free to email or contact me if you have any questions. richard.priest@lytletx.org Here is the latest “snapshot” of Lytle Police activity from last week: Officers handled 46 service calls and conducted 38 traffic stops. But it doesn’t stop there, for those that […]

From the Right

The tide is out! On Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018 we all became part of history as Peter Flores was overwhelmingly elected State Senator from our Senate District 19. For the first time in 139 years we have a Republican representing Senate District 19. And for the first time in history we will have a supermajority in the Texas Senate. The […]

We the People

I need to exercise. If I don’t, I feel lethargic, glum and slightly irritable. And I don’t sleep well either. I don’t need to exercise every day, but 3-4 times a week tends to keep the moodybugs at bay. However, I am not motivated by going to a gym; and the idea of stomping on a treadmill does not bring […]


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