Poteet Warrant Roundup a step in right direction



The Poteet City Council held their regular meeting on Tuesday, May 5 on the city’s Facebook page. A recording of the meeting can be found on the page, also. All members were present including Mayor Willie Leal Jr., Mayor Pro Tem Nicholas Sanchez, Denise Sanchez, Rick T. Flores, Richard Castillon and Jesse Leal. Consent Agenda The first item was the […]

Fun Time Nutrition rebrands, relocates to Main Street



Main Nutrition, formerly known as Fun Time Nutrition, a local health and wellness shop, recently rebranded and is now located on Main Street in Pleasanton. Owners of Main Nutrition, Kevin and Amanda Velasquez, officially opened the doors at their new location on Wednesday, May 6. Their journey began on June 1, 2019, with a primary goal of helping the community […]

Man leads police on chase across county



A 36-year-old male subject was arrested last Wednesday after leading multiple Atascosa County law enforcement agencies on a chase across Atascosa County. At approximately 12:41 p.m. on May 6, Poteet officers were dispatched to a home on Strawberry Lane for report of a disturbance. Dispatchers described the caller as a male and could hear a female in the background stating […]

Gunz & Rosez delivers ‘Baskets of Hope’



While Lytle retail businesses were temporarily closed during the COVID-19 pandemic, Gunz & Rosez owner, Connie Villarreal-Hamm opened her heart to those in need. Since the start of the COVID 19 pandemic, Villarreal Hamm created what she calls “Baskets of Hope” for seniors, the disabled and families going through hardships. She started after people were panic-buying at local grocery stores […]

PISD board reports student engagement, Internet access



During their regular meeting via Zoom on April 14, the Pleasanton ISD school board reported student engagement from home and accessibility to Internet to complete assignments. Superintendent Matthew Mann reported that in Elementary, there is 87% activity engagement from the students. Their home rooms have Zoom meetings every day. Junior High has 90% of its students logging on. High School […]

Local Matters

Local Matters

I need my hair and nails done. But, do I really? At what cost? I am teetering on the age of at-risk. I have had breast cancer and lots of radiation. Does that make me even more susceptible? I cannot believe that we live in a time that I cannot, from our government or the media, receive information that I […]

Atascosa County Judge’s Report

Atascosa County Judge

I spent most of the day today working on preparations for COVID-19 court operating procedures for reopening our courts. Our other Judges are doing the same. The Texas Supreme Court has tasked the OCA (Office of Court Administration) with getting plans on file for the partial reopening this month and pretty much a full reopening of court on June 1. […]

National Police Week 2020



COVID-19. I am sure that most of our community has grown weary of hearing about it. Every time we turn on the news or log onto our social media accounts, COVID-19 is there. Our entire nation has struggled with this virus. Some cities have been hit harder than others. During this year’s National Police Week, we at the Pleasanton Police […]

Mayor’s Message – Pleasanton

Mayor City of Pleasanton

Greetings from the Mayor’s office: I have now entered my seventh year as service to this city. My first year, I served on the Pleasanton Charter Review Board … three years as Councilman, District 6 … and now have completed two years as Mayor with my term to end in May 2021. City elections will be held at that time. […]

Chief Priest’s Weekly Report



Greetings from Lytle PD, The weekly police blotter has been posted to our website, you can find it at www.lytletx.org/police. Feel free to call me (830-709-0277) or email me (richard.priest@lytletx.org) with any questions you may have. We are still trying to figure out what the new “normal” will be. As businesses start to reopen in SA, we see a lot […]