Mega-Food Drive at the Pleasanton River Park Sept. 19


In need of food? On Saturday, Sept. 19, the San Antonio Food Bank will be hosting a Mega-Food Drive at the Pleasanton River Park. To pre-register for food OR to become a volunteer at the distribution, click the link:

2020-09-02 E-Edition

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Suspect in Poteet murder at large

On Aug. 30, 2020, at approximately 10:04 p.m., Poteet Police Officers were dispatched to the 100 block of Ave. H in the City of Poteet for reports of shots being fired. Officers arrived in the area and discovered that a 41-year-old Hispanic male had been shot multiple times. The victim, John Martin Alaniz of Poteet, was pronounced dead at the […]

Mayors’ friendly wager

For the first time in about 50 years, the Atascosa County tri-cities are meeting on the gridiron in the same season. In a show of comaraderie and support for their respective high schools, Pleasanton Mayor Travis Hall, Jourdanton Mayor Robert “Doc” Williams and Poteet Mayor Willie Leal Jr. met Monday afternoon to make a friendly wager on the upcoming football […]

Parents weigh in on back-to-school decisions

While parenthood is a blessing with its share of milestones and celebrations, it can also bring immense pressure in knowing that the decisions you make will forever shape your child’s life. We cradle our little one in our arms at the hospital and choose their name. Do I bottle-feed or breastfeed? What pediatrician is the best? We stress over hiring […]


On Aug. 18, Atascosa County fire departments responded to a structure fire at a Rossville residence off FM 2504. Various materials on the property were a complete loss including a storage warehouse. Please see full story and more photos on 3A.

PSFA cancels 2020 Strawberry Festival amid COVID concerns

One never knows what a year will hold and 2020 has definitely proven that is true. Like so many others, the Poteet Strawberry Festival Association (PSFA) entered 2020 with plans and excitement for another great year, but have had to adjust, reschedule and try to make changes with all of the new challenges the COVID-19 pandemic has brought. Last week, […]

Out and About

Produce Market in Charlotte Sept. 4 River City Produce will once again bring #Market2You to your community. The City of Charlotte Produce Market is set for Friday, Sept. 4 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. It will take place at the empty lot on Hwy. 97 between Edwards Avenue and Yule Avenue in Charlotte. Here is the link to place […]

Pleasanton moves forward with Oakhaven Street Project

During the Aug. 20 regular meeting, the Pleasanton City Council voted to award Ferguson Waterworks the bid for materials to complete the water construction on Oakhaven Street. “This is for the water construction part of our Oakhaven Street project that we will be doing on our own,” said City Engineer John Metting. The city received bids from two different companies, […]

2020 Census helps you and your city

Every 10 years the U.S. Constitution mandates a census of the population. These numbers are very important! According to the US Census, the Census helps determine the number of seats each state holds in the U.S. House of Representatives and also how billions of dollars in federal funds will be allocated by state, local and federal lawmakers every year for […]