Flashbacks 1/15/2020


Flashbacks Mackenzie Pilgrim Pleasanton Intern   10 years ago A group of Atascosa County Relay For Life committee members attended the relay University training in San Antonio to get ready for the local event on Saturday, April 17th, 2010. Front row left to right are: Courtney Schmidt, Tammy Henson, Sandra Lerma, Charlotte Ramsey, Cheryl Northcott and Leslie Iberra (Community Manager-Development […]

2020-01-15 E-Edition

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Atascosa Co. Livestock Show in full swing

Good luck to the hundreds of Atascosa County youth representing FFA and 4-H as they take part in the 2020 Atascosa Co. Livestock Show this week through the sale on Saturday, Jan. 18 and the McMullen Co. Livestock Show next Thursday and Friday. Please see full ACLS schedule on page 3A and full MCLS schedule on 8B. If you have […]

Governor Abbott designates Soward to Texas Violent Gang Task Force

Governor Greg Abbott has designated David Soward to the Texas Violent Gang Task Force for a term at the pleasure of the Governor. The task force forms strategic partnerships among local, state, and federal criminal justice, juvenile justice, and correctional agencies to better enable those agencies to take a proactive stance towards tracking gang activity and the growth and spread […]

Voter registration deadlines for March 2020 Primary Election

The upcoming Primary election will be held March 2020. To vote in Texas, you must be registered. February 3, 2020, is the last day to register to vote for the March 3, 2020 election. Simply pick up a voter registration application at the Elections Office in Jourdanton, fill it out, and mail it at least 30 days before the election […]

H-E-B named nation’s top grocer

In a recent consumer survey by Dunnhumby, H-E-B was named the top grocer surpassing its competitors of Trader Joe’s, Amazon and Costco. Dunnhumby is a U.K.- based global research company who released their third annual Retailer Preference Index last Wednesday, which surveyed some 7,000 customers nationally and analyzed financial reports to rank the topperforming grocers in the nation. This is […]

Out and About

Dyslexia Parent Training Jan. 16 at PISD Parents are invited to please join Pleasanton ISD as they host Dyslexia Parent Training on Thursday, Jan. 16. The session will take place from 6-7 p.m. at the Pleasanton ISD Training Center, 1280 Jolly St., next door to Pleasanton Junior High School. In this training you will learn from Education Service Center Region […]

What’s the Buzz: A Business Triple Threat

John Mayse Jr. is an Atascosa County local and graduate of Pleasanton High School. Business is in his blood; his father opened Pleasanton Finance Company in 1987 and he followed in his father’s footsteps going to work for him in 1990. Mayse opened a used car dealership in Devine in 1992 and bought his father’s finance company in 1997, which […]

Property owners advised to check surveys

During Commissioners Court Monday morning, Commissioner Stuart Knowlton, Precinct 2, advised citizens to double check their property surveys to ensure they are being taxed properly by the Atascosa Central Appraisal District. His advisement came upon receiving a complaint from a concerned citizen about their land survey. If you own property that is adjacent to a county road or state highway, […]

Pleasanton ISD earns positon on AP District Honor Roll

Recently, Pleasanton ISD was notified by the College Board that they earned a position on the 10th Annual AP District Honor Roll. This is an honor given to districts who continue to offer access to a variety of Advanced Placement (AP) classes at the High School level, and are increasing their percentage of students earninga3orhigher on AP exams. Students whoscorea3orhigheron […]