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Pleasanton Narcotics Enforcement Team siezes 60 pounds of Meth, two pounds heroin

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An investigation that began in the City of Pleasanton and led by the Pleasanton Narcotics Enforcement Team resulted in the seizure of 60 pounds of methamphetamine, almost two pounds of pure black tar heroin and over $20,000 in US currency in a location north of Pleasanton. They were assisted by the Texas Department of Public Safety Criminal Investigative Division and […]

2021-03-24 E-Edition

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Over 350 families fed during City of Pleasanton food distribution



The City of Pleasanton, along with their Parks and Recreation Department and the San Antonio Food Bank, provided meals to over 350 families on Saturday, March 20 during the Mega Food Distribution following the 2021 winter storm in February. “These food distributions play an important role in our community by feeding families that are in need. Over 350 households were […]

Zinc Resources withdraws permit



The air permit application for an Electric Arc Furnace Byproduct Zinc Recycling Plant in Whitsett was withdrawn on March 18 by the applicant Zinc Resources LLC, according to officials with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. “More than 100 residents provided public feedback about Zinc Resources’ proposed plant via the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality’s (TCEQ) online portal and attended […]

TALKING ‘BOUT MY GIRL

Dads and daughters enjoyed an enchanted evening of food, music, games, prizes and dancing during the 2nd Annual Children Matter Daddy Daughter Dance held Friday, March 19 at the Pleasanton Civic Center. Justin Putz and his daughter Madilyn, 4, of Pleasanton enjoy a sweet moment while dancing to “My Girl” by The Temptations. See story and more photos from the […]

STRUCTURE, VEHICLE FIRES IN PRIMROSE

Poteet, Leming, Jourdanton, Ata-Bexar, Pleasanton and ESD 5 fire departments responded to multiple structure and two vehicle fires on Bocawood Drive in Primrose on Saturday afternoon around 12 p.m. EMS, Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office and Fire Marshal Roger Garcia were also on scene. Poteet Fire Chief Curtis Adams reported that firefighters were able to save two homes on the property […]

City of Pleasanton awarded $1 million grant



The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) has awarded the City of Pleasanton a one-million-dollar grant through the CARES Act to support renovations and construction for the Pleasanton Business Center. EMC Strategy Group, LLC, which serves as the city’s business and economic development consulting firm, worked with City Manager Johnny Huizar and his leadership team to submit the […]

Out and About

Drive-thru food pantry Friday, March 26 at First Baptist Church of Jourdanton. Commodity distribution starts at 8:30 a.m. Free diabetes program Wisdom, Power, Control Online Zoom class March 30. Register at tinyurl.com/bycwp2vy. For details, call 830-569-0034. Medical benefit for Jason Martinez Saturday, March 27, 11 a.m. until sold out. Tamale plate with three tamales, chili, rice, beans (cheese upon request) […]

Poteet, Pleasanton Meet the Candidates for May election



It’s a head-scratcher. Education is our No. 1 concern as parents, yet 90 percent of voters do not vote in school board elections. Less than 150 voters showed up for the 2019 Pleasanton ISD school board election. Voter turnout in May for mayoral and city councilmembers is notoriously low as well. Your vote on a local level counts far greater […]