VFW Pleasanton collects over 10k pounds of food

Humana Health and San Antonio Food Bank joined with several VFW Posts to sponsor project Combat Hunger, a food drive to help military veterans and military families in need. Pleasanton’s VFW Post #12162 placed donation barrels across the county at local businesses and organizations including Pleasanton Express, Jourdanton Elementary, Joe’s Place, Chile Bandera, the City of Jourdanton, KSAQ, The Gym […]

Historical coup ends forced annexation

Words cannot explain the relief we feel that in four short months we, the residents of Atascosa County, were able to make Texas history and end the century-old practice of unfair taking of our lands into municipalities’ boundaries without our consent. The ripple effect of this big splash will be felt throughout the county for many years to come, noticeably, […]


Joey Moczygemba, Dr. Matthew Mann, April Andrada, Principal Kari Vickers, Brenda Ruiz serve the annual Thanksgiving turkey meal at the Pleasanton Primary campus.

Poteet VFD receives $2K in Turkey Giveaway

For the second year in a row, Stillman Enterprises held its Turkey Giveaway at the Poteet Fire Station. On Saturday, Nov. 17, 2,000 pounds worth of frozen turkeys was given away on a first come, first serve basis. Stillman Enterprises donated $2,000 to the Poteet Volunteer Fire Department, one dollar for every pound of turkey given away. Poteet Fire Chief […]


Ella Esser, 2 year-old daughter of Richard and Brina Esser, Pleasanton, is “taste-testing and observing” her cupcake at the First Baptist Child Development Center turkey dinner.

Out and About

Meme’s will be Blessing families with a Thanksgiving Day Meal This invitation is for anyone who might find themselves without a family to break bread with, or who want to join others in fellowship. Please come and join Meme’s Kitchen, 1513 Second St., Unit C in Pleasanton, on this special day where they will give thanks together. Lunch will be […]


Mercy Villarreal, Susie Butter, Heather Valdez, Resource Officer Christopher McCauley are pictured at the Pleasanton Primary cafeteria.

Samson discusses budget changes

After a recent meeting of Atascosa County Commissioners’ Court, County Auditor Ray Samson addressed recent budget changes. Samson said, “The change you are noticing in our agenda for line item budget changes and emergency budget amendments was requested by the court as an attempt to keep the court informed about departments that go over budget. “It’s part of a broader […]

Parks & Rec holds volunteer fair

Pleasanton Parks and Recreation held their first ever First Step Volunteer Fair Day this past Saturday at the Pleasanton Civic Center. The fair was open to any and all persons looking for ways to get involved in community programs. Several organizations were on hand to visit with people about volunteer opportunities with their organizations including the Woman’s Club of Pleasanton, […]


Pictured are the participants of the Skate Jam event held on Oct. 13 at the Pleasanton River Park. Pleasanton Skate Park under construction. Pledge your support today. Ask about naming rights. Call 830-569-5904 for more