SOFTBALL: Lady Eagles open season behind Bond’s no-hitter

The Pleasanton Lady Eagle softball team kicked off their 2020 campaign in incredible fashion. Pleasanton beat Crystal City 15-0 in three innings on Tuesday, Feb. 18. Pitcher Emma Bond picked up a no-hitter and four strikeouts to go along with the winning decision. Korin Ramos led the way for the Lady Eagles by going 3-for-4 with five RBIs and a […]

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Finding ‘Peace for the Pieces’

“The need is there for these families to come together.”

The mother of three boys, two with special needs, Laura Calvert knew her family needed to be surrounded by others who would understand and not be so quick to judge. Her children needed an outlet which would build their self-esteem and confidence and make them more independent. Her family includes husband Sean Calvert and sons: Trevor, age 24, who is […]


For the first time in recent history, four Atascosa County mayors met in one room to share information and resources in an effort to better address common issues faced by cities throughout the county. Discussed at the meeting held at the Pleasanton Civic Center were the topics of transportation, water, Census 2020, pools, parks, streets and upcoming events and happenings. […]


Johnny Huizar, City Manager Pleasanton, was sworn in by Senator Pete Flores (SD19) at Thursday’s Pleasanton City Council Meeting. Huizar was appointed by Governor Greg Abbott to the Texas Municipal Retirement System. Huizar joined 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 […]

Pleasanton airport enters into Military agreement

The City of Pleasanton and EMC Strategy Group are pleased to announce a formal agreement with the U.S. Airforce and the Pleasanton Municipal Airport for training purposes. The city has been working through the office of Congressman Henry Cuellar since July. Airport Manager John J. Roberts and EMC have been in direct communication with the 12th Operations Group based at […]

Out and About

Business Start Up Workshop on Feb. 27 Attention aspiring business owners! There will be a Business Start Up Workshop on Feb. 27, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Costal Bend College in Pleasanton. The Secretary of State’s Office and the Texas Comptroller’s Office will be there to discuss filing business information, business start up services, training, franchise tax law, […]

February sales-tax revenue, unemployment rate remains low

A majority of Atascosa County cities received an increase in sales-tax revenue for February, including Pleasanton, Poteet and Lytle. Both Jourdanton and Charlotte saw slight decreases in revenue this year as compared to February 2019. On February 12, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced he would send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $1.04 billion in local sales […]

PHS strives for learning excellence

At the February Pleasanton ISD school board meeting, High School Principal Twila Guajardo gave a short presentation on the accomplishments of Pleasanton High School. She stated the mission of the school is for every student to receive learning excellence. HS Principal Report • Current enrollment is just under 1,000 • Campus accountability ratingisaBwithtwo distinctions • STAAR scores have gone up […]

H-E-B and Pleasanton Police share message: You are enough

H-E-B hosted a join the movement event with The- “The Nuff” is a book written by Veronica Waldrop (1979-2017) who, during her two-year battle with breast cancer, wrote a ‘magical tale” for her daughters to inspire them after she was gone. Through “The Nuff,” she hoped to empower daughters everywhere to be the bold and confident women they were […]