October 1 marks the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In honor of those who have been affected by this terrible disease, the officers from the Pleasanton Police Department will be wearing the pink Pleasanton Police Department patch during the month of October. Pictured, from left, are Pleasanton PD Officers Kai Viesca, Diego Martinez, Assistant Chief Johnny Gonzales, Alexia Delgadillo, […]


On Tuesday, October 1, Poteet Mayor Willie Leal, Jr. read and signed a Proclamation for the City of Poteet recognizing October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Participating in the signing were, from left, Police Chief Bruce Hickman; Poteet Municipal Judge Bill Gamez; Andrea Rathmell, Safer Path Outreach Coordinator; Marissa Alvarez, Safer Path Volunteer Coordinator; Rhonda Williamson, Safer Path Executive Director; […]

CBC partners with Del Mar College on CDL training

In 2018, the nation’s over-the-road trucking industry reached a shortage of 60,800 drivers even though 3.5 million commercial drivers were employed last year. As the shortage continues to grow, the American Trucking Association (ATA) estimates that industries’ need for tractor-trailer drivers who hold a Class A Commercial Drivers License (CDL) will reach a demand for over 1.1 million new hires […]

Out and About

Atascosa Running Club meets Wed. at 6:30 p.m. The Atascosa Running Club Social Fun Run takes place every Wednesday. The next run is Oct 2. They now meet at 6:30 p.m. at The Office Bar and Grill and running starts at 6:35 p.m. The Office Bar and Grill is located at 205 E. Hunt St. in Pleasanton. They run to […]

Cuellar Announces $450,000 in Federal Funds for Safer Path

Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $450,000 in federal funds to the Safer Path Family Violence Shelter in Pleasanton. These funds, awarded through the Department of Justices’ Office of Violence Against Women Transitional Housing Grant Assistance Program, will be used to provide aid to victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking who are homeless, or in need of […]


Last Thursday night, a barbecue pit was stolen from the Living Water Fellowship Church property hand made by David Chapa. The lock on the pit was cut off. Chapa spent two years of his own time and money on making the barbecue pit and had just completed it for the church’s Fall Festival set for November. If anyone has any […]


Pleasanton, Leming and Jourdanton VFD were dispatched to an RV/ vehicle fire on Second St. north of Pleasanton on Wednesday night just before 10 p.m. No injuries were reported and cause of the fire is under investigation.

Local Matters

I remember exactly where I was when I was diagnosed with breast cancer. It was July 2016, my whole family was at the beach. I received the call. I was not fearful. I just said to myself well, now what. I told myself I was going to be the best cancer patient I could be. The next several weeks were […]

Atascosa County Judge’s Report

We are getting ready for our first and only test case by the state for countywide voting. One problem we are overcoming is that the equipment manufacturer did not get their portable tablets ready in time. The Secretary of State of Texas has ordered that when a county goes to countywide voting, they are restricted from using the old paper […]

Mayor’s Message – Pleasanton

I n recent weeks, I have had some questions concerning the proclamation that I did concerning “Historic Main Street.” Some have asked, “Are taxes going up for those business owners and residents that live on Main?” Another interesting question I received was, “Will I be able to remodel or upgrade my home or business without City approval.” Yet another, “Is […]

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