Attendees of the Grand Opening for Pleasanton Fire Department near Pleasanton Municipal Airport honor the flag. The Grand Opening was held Friday, Oct. 5. In attendance were Pleasanton Fire Chief, Chuck Garris; Atascosa County Emergency Management Coordinator, David Prasifka; members of the Pleasanton Fire Department; Pleasanton Mayor Travis Hall; Pleasanton City Manager Johnny Huizar, members of Pleasanton City Council and […]



Come and learn about the new election machines! Public meeting October 15, 6:30 p.m. Pleasanton Lions Club, 114 Wyoming Blvd., Pleasanton. Atascosa County and ES&S will be hosting their second meeting for the citizens of Atascosa County to see and learn about the new election machines before early voting starts on October 22. Citizens are encouraged to come see how […]

Animal control shelter utilization

FREE Jourdanton, Charlotte sign interlocal agreements with county

During Commissioners’ Court, Monday, Oct. 8, the cities of Jourdanton and Charlotte, through an Interlocal Agreement, agreed for animal control services with the county and the Animal Control Facility. The County Animal Control becomes that city’s animal control shelter. “We do not go into cities and pick up the animals. We do not enforce their ordinances. It’s illegal,” said Judge […]

Jourdanton council approves interlocal agreement with County Animal Control


On Sept. 17, the Jourdanton City Council approved an interlocal agreement for animal control services with the Atascosa County Animal Control Authority. Atascosa County Peace Officer, Lt. Henry Dominguez, Director of Operations said they were looking to enter into a contract with the City of Jourdanton for animal control services. The interlocal agreement was finalized at the Oct. 8 Commissioner’s […]

Atascosa Family Crisis Center becomes A Safer Path


Previously known as the Atascosa Family Crisis Center (AFCC), the nonprofit organization, known across the county for helping victims of domestic violence seek refuge, has recently undergone a name change that reflects their true identity as a resource in our community. Safer Path Family Violence Shelter officially became the new name of AFCC as of this month. “The change was […]

Out and About


Candlelight Vigil, Domestic Violence Awareness October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Join “A Safer Path Family Violence Center” (Atascosa Family Crisis Center) as they sponsor a Candlelight Vigil on Wednesday, Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. It will take place at the Pleasanton River Park near the Adams Street bridge. A proclamation will be read, followed by the vigil to honor […]

High schoolers find pathways at career fair

High school juniors and seniors from 10 high schools perused a variety of future opportunities at Pleasanton Carteer Fair 2018, which was organized by EMC Strategy Group. “We’re looking to highlight colleges and immediate job opportunities,” said Ernie Gonzalez of EMC Strategy Group. “We’re really pleased with the amount of students that showed up.” Students from Pleasanton, Jourdanton, Poteet and […]

Domestic Violence Awareness Month recognized at council meeting

Pleasanton Mayor Travis Hall started the Oct. 4 city council meeting by recognizing local agencies in commemorating Domestic Violence Awareness Month. He read the proclamation declaring October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The council approved the re-plats of the Sunnyfield Addition Subdivision and the Karnes Electric Subdivision. Also, the council approved three temporary street closures, including Crestline between Live Oak […]

County refunds partial sales tax to state

“The State Comptroller allows businesses that pay sales tax to seek refunds when they find they overpaid,” said Atascosa County Auditor Ray Samson. During Commissioners’ Court, Monday, October 8, it was noted that an oil company requested and was approved for a $839,402.93 refund. Samson said, “The state said to pay it. So, one of the items on the agenda […]

Domestic Violence Candlelight Vigil tonight

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Join Safer Path Family Violence Shelter (formerly Atascosa Family Crisis Center) in the fight against domestic violence as they honor victims and survivors of domestic violence with a candlelight vigil tonight at the Pleasanton River Park from 7-8 p.m. They will be near the river by the entrance off Adams St.