Clearwater Pool & Spas was named October Business of the Month by the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce. Clearwater Pool & Spas is family owned and operated by Mike and Becky Mueller for 20 years. Known as “Your outdoor fun store”, the Muellers make sure that at Clearwater Pool & Spas, customer-service is their first priority and it shows.

First Senate Redistricting Committee hearing today

AUSTIN – Senator Peter P. Flores will participate in the first Texas Senate Select Committee on Redistricting today at 9:00 a.m. at the Texas Capitol. The Committee will hear invited testimony from Texas Legislative Council, Texas Attorney General, U.S. Census Bureau, and various redistricting and demography focused groups. The Committee can be viewed online at the following link: https:// senate.texas.gov/av-live. […]

American Legion Post 436 wants new members

Dating back to 1928 when it had its first meeting, American Legion Post 436 in Jourdanton is reaching out to Veterans to join. Why should you belong? Because it’s Veterans helping Veterans, families and communities. Post Commander Connie Jo Popham and Vice Commander Jim Ray are inviting Veterans to join. “We’re trying to get the Legion ‘up and going’. We […]


New City of Poteet Community Events Coordinator, Shawnene Heather, held an organizational luncheon and meeting at the Poteet Public Library Conference Room on Tuesday, October 29. Thirteen citizens and city officials attended the meeting. Front row, from left, are Eric Jiminez, Poteet City Administrator; Lisa Burbridge, City of Poteet Library Director; Carolyn Vasquez, Poteet Park Foundation; Diana Martinez, C of […]

Local Matters

“You always have the choice to be happy. Learn to understand the purpose of bumps in the road, grow from them and above all stay positive.” I love Atascosa County and believe in each city that makes up this 50K plus community. Each and every week I am impressed by the number of free happenings for families and fundraisers for […]

Atascosa County Judge’s Report

Concerning the election machines and the current election: There was an extremely regretful software issue (not a malfunction but a wrong setting by the vendor) of our voting machines that was fixed on the 4th day of early voting. This was done within hours of coming to our attention. This affected the election for the City of Jourdanton, alone. I […]

Mayor’s Message – Pleasanton

Greetings from the Mayor’s office: It was with sadness I learned this week of the passing of Abraham Saenz Jr. Mr. Saenz was a former City Councilman who served the people of District 2 and this city for some 33 years and was also an Air Force veteran. I was proud to know him and serve with him on the […]

It can happen to anyone

Domestic Violence Awareness Month ends Thursday, however, the awareness does not end there. We are surrounded every day by both women and men who are enduring situations in which they feel they cannot leave, or if they try to leave, the other person will do something to harm them, themselves or loved ones. I know two people, a man and […]

Mayor’s Message – Poteet

I just want to provide an update on some of the activities in and around our city. First, last week, the Poteet Police Association along with the Poteet Shalom ministries hosted the Trunk or Treat event at the Hosanna Baptist Church in Poteet. There was great support by some local organizations who handed out candy and hundreds of children turned […]

Happy Halloween and Dia de los Muertos

The Way I See It

Tomorrow is Halloween and this celebration brings back such great memories. My kids were great at costume ideas and I was the one that tried to make them come to life. Not once did they ever complain what/ how I sewed/pieced together. But then, they were pretty laid back offspring. I miss those days, but I try to still dress […]

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