Presentation on Human Trafficking


Human trafficking is one of the fastest growing crimes in America. Organized crime is using at risk children and unsuspecting immigrants for drug and sex trafficking activities. Make no mistake; children are being used as sex workers. Their life expectancy once they are pressed into service is seven years. They are hooked on drugs, beaten and exposed to disease for […]

JDW Cotillion Meet & Greet at Joe’s Place


  Joe’s Place is honored to host the first “Meet & Greet” for the JDW Cotillions on Thursday, March 7, 5:30 p.m! — Perfecting face to face communication and networking skills has never been so important! — In order for this amazing opportunity to be available for our local kids, we need a few more boys to register! If you […]

Festival favorites at Cowboy Homecoming


Nothing makes a great festival like great food. The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce is bringing in eight food vendors to the 53rd Cowboy Homecoming/Turn N Burn festival this weekend who will present a wide variety of food items from BBQ, Cajun, shaved ice and your festival favorites! Have your fill with Smokin Albert’s chicken fajita tacos or Grandma’s brisket tacos, […]


Cowboy Homecoming/Turn N Burn this weekend

Join the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce as they put the “cowboy” back into Pleasanton’s oldest tradition this weekend at the 53rd Cowboy Homecoming and Turn N Burn Festival. Cowboy Homecoming was first celebrated in 1966 in conjunction with the Pleasanton Young Farmer’s Cowboy of the Year Open Rodeo – now held in August – in dedication to the strong heritage […]

Man and Woman of the Year

The 68th Annual Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet was held Feb. 28 at the Pleasanton Civic Center. 2019 Man of the Year presented by the Lions Club went to Pleasanton Chief of Police Ronald Sanchez and 2019 Woman of the Year went to Christy Reed and was presented by the Pleasanton Rotary Club. Chief Sanchez said he had no […]


Poteet High School students Tyler “Cutter” Blagg and Hannah Watts were crowned King and Queen of the 72nd annual Poteet Strawberry Festival, at the coronation on Saturday, March 2. Tyler is a sophomore and the son of Tommy and Lana Blagg. Hannah is a junior and the daughter of Ann Davis Watts and Scott Watts. The Poteet Strawberry Festival is […]

Out and About

Pleasanton Cowboy Homecoming March 8-9 Get ready to boot scoot at the 53rd annual Pleasanton Cowboy Homecoming celebration at the Atascosa County Show Barn, Friday-Saturday, March 8 and 9. Steer roping will begin on March 7. Entertainment will feature David Lee Garza y los Musicales with openers La Tropa F on Friday, March 8 from 8 p.m. to midnight, and […]

Forbus arrested for assault

Atascosa County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested a 54-year-old woman Saturday afternoon for assaulting her elderly father. Deputies responded to a call from the man Saturday afternoon stating he had been assaulted by his daughter. Deputy Sheriff Clint Luckett initially responded and found the victim to be bleeding from his face. Other deputies responded to assist. When the deputies attempted to make […]


Zorayda Martinez was named Teenager of the Year and presented a check for $1,500 by Lisa McAskill with the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce.