Senator Flores appointed to Legislative Committees for 86th Texas Legislature

Appointed as a Member of Committees: Finance, Natural Resources & Economic Development, Criminal Justice, Health and Human Services

AUSTIN – Senator Peter P. Flores was appointed to serve on the following Senate Committees for the 86th Texas Legislature: Finance, Member Natural Resources & Economic Development, Member Criminal Justice, Member Health and Human Services, Member These appointments were made this morning by Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick and are effective immediately. Committees will begin to meet as early as next […]

School Board Appreciation Month at Charlotte ISD



Becky Ramos has served on the Charlotte ISD School Board since 2007, serving as President since 2014. She has dedicated many years of service to the district and continues to do so as long as she has the opportunity to do so. This past November, the district passed a Tax Ratification and Bond Issue to improve the quality of education […]

Poteet School Choice Week proclamation



The City of Poteet commemorated Poteet School Choice Week, January 20-26, 2019, with a Proclamation signed by Mayor Albert E. Treviño, Tuesday, January 22. The Proclamation reads that all children in the City of Poteet and Poteet Independent School District should have access to the highest-quality education possible. It proclaims that an effective education plays a role in preparing all […]

Two arrested in search warrant


On January 20, the Pleasanton Police Department and the Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant on an RV parked on Lot 14 in the Duck RV Park in Pleasanton. Recovered during the search was approximately 11 grams of Methamphetamine, a .380 caliber semi auto pistol, a very large amount of fraudulent documents and mail, and a stolen Chevrolet […]

School Board Appreciation Month at Poteet ISD



Poteet ISD School Board President Jo Marie Cervantez has seven years of experience as a board member, currently serving her third term. She previously served one term as president and was recently re-elected to serve a second consecutive term. “For our particular circumstance, this also means being financially stable and secure in order to provide the resources to create various […]

Local Matters



What a great 2019 Atascosa County Livestock Show! I do not remember a time I have been so impressed with a group of so many youths from third grade to high school. There were hundreds of stories to tell. Not the least was the record smashing sales numbers which came close to hitting $1 million. I really do not know […]

Atascosa County Judge’s Report



Last Friday, Texas Association of Counties sponsored a get acquainted meeting for our new State Senator Peter Flores. It was held at the convention center in Uvalde and sponsored by Judge Mitchell of Uvalde County, Judge Schuchart and myself. It was well attended by the many counties in the far reaching senatorial district. Senator Flores said “whether or not you […]

Mayor’s Message



Greetings from the Mayor’s office: As I look into the history of how Texas cities were established, I find starting with Texas’ Independence in 1845. The legislature began creating cities to do its local work. Cities were on their own as for providing local services to their citizens. Today, cities provide police and fire protection, maintaining the roads we drive […]

ACSO: It’s the Law



This week I want to talk about “Center Turn Lanes.” They are controlled by markings painted in the lanes indicating use for left-hand turns. These lanes were implemented by the Texas Department of Transportation several years ago. These are the lanes such as on Texas Hwy 97 between Jourdanton and Pleasanton. This center turn lane between the east and west […]

Boasting about roasting



On my journey to eat better, I have been looking for ways to include and prepare more vegetables in a more tasty way. My kids have been roasting veggies for quite a while. I have done a few myself, but they were usually with roast beef and all of those wonderful drippings. I finally roasted some cauliflower last week and […]


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