Pleasanton Bulky Trash Pick-up

Pleasanton Community Development Services Department reminds everyone: 1. Trash shall not be placed at curbside more than 2 WEEKS prior to the ASSIGNED pick-up dates as stated below. No exceptions – violators will be CITED if placed earlier than the 2 weeks. 2. Trash shall not be more than 10 cubic yards per residential unit, additional charges will apply if […]

Mayor’s Message



Greetings from the Mayor’s office: This past Tuesday, Congressman Henry Cuellar was in town to award the City of Pleasanton an aviation capital improvement grant in the amount of $ 508,000. We are truly grateful and the following is part of my welcome to the Congressman and those in attendance at our Municipal Airport. “The City Council and I are […]

Spelling Bees—learning how to spell and have fun



From first grade through my sophomore year, I attended schools in Montrose, Colorado. Two things they got right were phonics and spelling, and they also made a pretty good reader out of me. I wanted to read, and the teachers encouraged reading skills. At some point our classes started having spelling bees to drill us on correct spelling—I think it […]

Texas wildflowers are the best

The Way I See It

I hope you all are taking advantage of seeing the bumper crop of Texas wildflowers this year. I kept reading that this would be a great year for them because of all the rain we received in the fall. From the roadsides on the highways to the fields and front lawns all over our county and beyond – I can’t […]

ACSO: It’s the Law



With littering being a topic in the news this week, I’d like to talk a little bit about our laws covering such. Illegal Dumping is addressed in the Texas Health and Safety Code, Section 365.012 and states an offense is committed if a person disposes or allows or permits the disposal of litter or other solid waste at a place […]

Atascosa County Judge’s Report : Bits and Bobs



I just received a positive response to my letter to TXDOT to lower the speed limit on FM99 in south county. It connects from Karnes County to Live Oak. The residents complain that the speed of the traffic and especially the big trucks is dangerous. TXDOT agreed. We asked for the 70 MPH to be lowered to 55 MPH and […]

Local Matters



There is so much happening in Atascosa County during the remainder of March and April. Here are just a few to put on your calendar. ACT Theatre in Pleasanton will present the comedy “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” by Christopher Durang, March 22- 24 and March 29-31 with showtimes at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2 […]

Out and About

Poteet Strawberry Festival set for April 5-7 The 72nd Annual Poteet Strawberry Festival is quickly approaching! Scheduled for Friday-Sunday, April 5-7, the annual event brings in thousands of visitors from the local area and from far away. The weekend celebration features top musical performers, food booths, arts and crafts vendors, a large carnival, live family entertainment and acts, and of […]

Meth bust, three arrests


On Wednesday, March 13, a joint narcotics investigation between the Pleasanton Police Department Narcotics Unit, Texas Department of Public Safety Criminal Investigations Division and San Antonio Police Department HIDTA Unit resulted in the arrest of three individuals who were transporting 18.7 pounds of methamphetamine to a location in the Pleasanton area. The approximate street value of the seizure is $763,500. […]

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