2019-06-12 E-Edition

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Announcement triggers resignation

On Tuesday, June 4 Constable Rick Luna, Precinct 3 announced his intention to run for Atascosa County Sheriff on his Facebook page and then on June 5, in the Pleasanton Express. This announcement triggered an automatic resignation from his position due to the “Resign to Run” rule contained in Article 16, Sec. 65 of the Texas Constitution. The rule states: […]

Progress in the park

Despite the heavy rainfall Pleasanton experienced the last couple of months, city crews at the Pleasanton River Park are making great headway in time for the soft opening of the park set for Thursday, July 4. The highly anticipated splash pad, which is 4800 square feet and skate park which is 4850 square feet are basically complete with a few […]

ACSO tracks down residential burglary suspect

Sheriff David Soward reported that his investigators have identified and charged a burglary suspect wanted in connection with several home burglaries from north of Poteet to near Lytle. Sheriff’s deputies had obtained security camera images of the suspect and his vehicle last week following two daylight burglaries. For the third time, the suspect had returned to the Trophy Oaks Subdivision […]

Out and About

Atascosa Running Club meets each Wednesday Runners are invited to take part in the Atascosa Running Club Social Fun Run every Wednesday. They meet at 7:10 p.m. and are scheduled to meet again on June 12. They will meet at “The Office Bar and Grill,” run to the Pleasanton River Park, around town and back to The Office. They will […]

Jourdanton street project detailed at workshop

A total of eleven streets would be impacted in the Jourdanton street project. Reason for the selected streets in this first phase is that they carry a significant amount of traffic, including large school buses. Others carry a significant amount of large truck traffic. It was pointed out that as the City of Jourdanton rebuilds streets, drainage problems will be […]


Poteet Mayor Willie Leal Jr. read and signed a proclamation recognizing the week of May 19-25 as National Public Works Week on Monday, May 20. The proclamation recognizes the substantial contribution the City of Poteet public works employees make to protect the health, safety and quality of life in Poteet.

Dowdy’s Donna Blue wins 9th Texas Monthly Magazine Five Star Professional Award

Congratulations to Dowdy Real Estate’s Donna Pesek Blue, Realtor, ALHS, who was awarded the prestigious honor of being named a 2019 Five Star Professional Award in the June issue of Texas Monthly. This prestigious honor is hard earned. Five Star Professional Award finds candidates through consumers who nominate them. Candidates are identified through evaluations completed by consumers. To receive the […]

Local Matters


There are only 18 summers in childhood. How are you going to make your child’s summer count? The easiest way locally is to show up weekly for the City of Pleasanton Parks and Recreation 8-week Summer Program. It’s free on Tuesdays from 10-noon. There will be a variety of activities such as trades, skills, hobbies and sport-related events, with a […]