Flashbacks 2/5/2020


Flashbacks Mackenzie Pilgrim Pleasanton Intern   10 years ago Jourdanton 5th graders taking a pledge against bullying are:  Victoria Mulcahy, Alison Flores and Trysten Garcia.    20 years ago 2000 Pot-bellied Pig Show Costume Competition    30 years ago New officers-  Pleasanton EMS elected new officers for 1990. They are, from the left, Glenn Simpson, president; Richard Jones, vice president; […]

Senator Flores Congratulates Pleasanton City Manager Johnny Huizar on his Appointment to Texas Municipal Retirement System Board of Trustees


AUSTIN – Senator Peter P. Flores congratulated Johnny Huizar, City Manager for Pleasanton, on his appointment by Governor Greg Abbott to the Texas Municipal Retirement System. Huizar joins the Board with a term set to expire on February 1, 2023. The board oversees the Texas Municipal Retirement System, which is responsible for providing a secure retirement benefit plan for eligible […]

2020-02-05 E-Edition

Jourdanton street project to begin in June 2020

This summer, the City of Jourdanton is scheduled to begin its $3.7 million street project. The project was detailed at two council workshops held last June, as reported by Leon Zabava. The streets included are high traffic streets, scheduled to be completely rebuilt and paved and the drainage work completed during the 2019-2020 fiscal year. Funding for the project comes […]

Horse shot, girl loses best friend

Haylee Field, age 13, who is homeschooled lost her best friend named Six this past Saturday, February 1. Six was Haylee’s 13-year-old horse, family pet, companion and barrel racing partner whom she had owned for nine years. She and her father discovered Six on their property after the horse had been shot dead at close range most likely from someone […]

Poteet Elementary, creating a culture of kindness

When Poteet Elementary Principal Donisha Miller arrived three years ago, changing the overall culture of the campus was priority. As a result, the campus implemented a Kindness Program the staff and students have embraced to a whole new level. “I have always been a firm believer in being respectful and kind, so I want our students to grow up to […]

Texas Treasure Business Award presented to Center Pharmacy

On Tuesday, Jan. 28, Center Pharmacy in Pleasanton was presented with the prestigious Texas Treasure Business Award from the Texas Historical Commission. Texas State Rep. Ryan Guillen, Pleasanton and Atascosa County leaders joined Center Pharmacy owner and Pharmacist Myron Repka and wife Dana at the pharmacy’s reception. “Center Pharmacy is a cornerstone business in our city,” said Pleasanton Mayor Travis […]

Out and About

Little Miss & Mister Poteet Coronation on Feb. 7 The public is invited to the Little Miss and Mister Poteet Coronation this Friday, Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. The event will take place at the Poteet High School Auditorium. The Poteet Strawberry Festival King and Queen Coronation will follow on Saturday, Feb. 29. CASA seeks Team Roping sponsors Sponsorship opportunities […]

Poteet Jr. National Honor Society visits the Atascosa County Animal Control Facility

The Poteet ISD Jr. National Honor Society loved, learned and labored at their recent visit to the Atascosa County Animal Control Facility. “Our pets were treated to a special visit today,” said Chief Henry Dominguez. “Poteet ISD Jr. National Honor society students came to exercise, clean, socialize and learn first-hand the responsibilities of being pet owners. Yes, they even cleaned […]

Atascosa Animal Allies to the rescue again

Atascosa Animal Allies of Pleasanton has come to the rescue again. Recently, a Pleasanton resident had 20 dogs in her possession. City ordinance states that three dogs are the legal limit inside Pleasanton. The woman recently surrendered two male dogs and a female dog (named Larry, Hamlin and Lizzie.) AAA was able to get all three dogs to rescues out […]