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Atascosa County 411 on early, election day voting



According to the Texas Secretary of State, the first week of early voting which began Oct. 22 has shown that Texans are engaged. More than 2.9 million Texas voters in the 30 largest counties have already cast their ballots making midterm elections seem more like a presidential election turnout. For the first two days of early voting Atascosa County had […]

Eagle Ford Shale-A-Bration held at Hanger 9

Celebrating 10 years...


On Friday, October 19, an Eagle Ford Shale-A-Bration was held at historic Hanger 9 located at Brooks Field in the south area of San Antonio. The occasion was to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the first discovery well being drilled in the Eagle Ford Shale. There was a crowd of over 350 interested individuals from the oil and gas industry […]

Pleasanton Municipal Airport received funding to repave runway



The Pleasanton Municipal Airport is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems, making it eligible for federal Airport Improvement Program grants. This year, TxDOT expects to provide approximately $60 million in funding for planning, constructing and maintaining community airports. Approximately 275 community airports in Texas are eligible for funding. During their October meeting, the Texas Transportation Commission approved […]

Out and About

Last day for early voting is Nov. 2 There are only a few days left to vote early for the general election. Remaining days to vote early are Wednesday, Oct. 31- Friday, Nov. 2. at the Atascosa County Election Administrator’s Office, Atascosa County Annex Building. It is located at 914 N. Main in Jourdanton, at the corner of Main Street […]

Cities and county see increase in revenue



Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar on Oct. 10 announced he would send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts some $736 million in local sales tax allocations for the month of October. The amount, Hegar said, is 11.4 percent more than his office reported in October 2017. Allocations are based on sales made in August by businesses that report […]

Jourdanton council approves lease of vehicle for resource officer



Jourdanton City Council members unanimously approved the interlocal agreement between the City of Jourdanton and Jourdanton ISD, for the lease of a vehicle for use by the assigned Jourdanton Police Department School Resource Officer. This was one of the items on the agenda at the Oct. 22 regular meeting. Jourdanton Police Chief Eric Kaiser said, “The superintendent of the school […]