Jourdanton ISD was named a Purple Heart District on Friday, Nov. 9 by the Pleasanton VFW Post 12162. Pictured left to right are Baldemar Treviño, VFW Post 4853; Lazaro Camarillo, Department of Texas MOPH Chief of Staff, Crossroads Chapter 3077 and VFW Post 2397 Commander; Jourdanton ISD Superintendent Theresa McAllister; Barbara Bowen Peeler JISD School Board President and Post 12162 […]

How Atascosa County Voted

The country saw a definite surge of excitement and engagement for the 2018 mid-term elections with a record number of (113 million) U.S. voters showing up at the polls. Texas broke records with more than 8.3 million of Texas’ 15.8 million registered voters casting ballots in the Nov. 6 general election, as shown in results posted by the secretary of […]

PISD Eagle Stadium Complex workshop

The Pleasanton ISD held a workshop on Tuesday, November 6, to go over the procurement methods the district must use and to discuss the upcoming projects for the Eagle Stadium construction. There were about 35 people in attendance. Trustees Laurie Daughtrey and Pete Pawelek were not in attendance, but Edward Zamarippa, Blasa Chapa, Pat Cox, Dr. Jimmy Zuniga and President […]

Beer run thwarted by Sheriff’s Deputies

The theft of an 18-wheeler beer truck resulted in a pursuit early last Tuesday morning with sheriff’s deputies. Sheriff David Soward stated his office received a call at 6:36 a.m. from a truck driver reporting his truck had been stolen from Z’s Super Stop at TX 97 at IH 37. While Deputy Sheriff Chris Gomez was enroute to the location, […]

Out and About

Seniors Day Bingo The Pleasanton Parks and Recreation Department and Pleasanton Express will host Seniors Day on Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Pleasanton Civic Center. Join them for bingo starting at 10 a.m. Operation Christmas Child at FBC Jourdanton First Baptist Church of Jourdanton will once again be the Regional Hub for Operation Christmas Child. If you would like to […]

TRE, Bond issue passes for CISD

The Charlotte ISD school board held two separate elections on the November 6 ballot for a TRE and Bond Issue, both of which passed. “On behalf of the Charlotte ISD school board and administration, we want to extend a big thank you to the citizens of Charlotte for voting to pass both the TRE and the Bond Issue,” said CISD […]


On Thursday, Nov. 8 at 10:30 a.m. at Poteet City Hall, Poteet Mayor Albert Trevino read and signed a Municipal Court Proclamation recognizing the week of November 5-9 as Municipal Courts Week. Standing left to right are Poteet PD Officer John Seda, Poteet ISD Chief of Police Willie Mendez, Police Secretary Yvonne Mejia, Court Administrator Abby Frautschi, Lt. Noe Rodriguez […]

Half cent sales tax passes in Charlotte

The City of Charlotte held an election for the passing of a sales and use tax raise during November 6 General Election in which 199 voted FOR versus the 149 who voted AGAINST. “I just want to thank the citizens of Charlotte who voted to pass the sales and use tax, we greatly appreciate the support,” said Charlotte Mayor, Buddy […]

Apparent murder-suicide under investigation

A father and son are dead after what Atascosa County Sheriff David Soward said is an apparent murder-suicide. At 10:49 p.m. last Wednesday night, sheriff’s office dispatchers received a call from a family member that discovered the two men at their residence in the 4000 block of FM 476 west of Poteet. Sheriff’s investigators believe the shooting of the 21 […]

Pleasanton awarded block grant, honors municipal court employees

The news was good when Pleasanton Mayor Travis Hall and council members convened on Nov. 1. City Manager Johnny Huizar announced that the city has been awarded a $275,000 grant from Texas Community Block Grant Program. The funds will be used for projects in the current budget, he noted. Mayor Hall proclaimed Nov. 5-9 as Municipal Court Week. He recognized […]