Pleasanton officials address migrant families coming to town

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Pleasanton Mayor Travis Hall, City Manager Johnny Huizar, EMC Philip Glass and Police Chief Ronald Sanchez held a conference call this evening with Ben Miranda, Director of Operational Impact & Outreach for Endeavors, regarding the migrant families coming to Atascosa County. Many questions and concerns arose within the community on Wednesday after a Declaration of Local Disaster was released by […]

Propositions on City of Pleasanton ballot

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When going to place your vote for the City of Pleasanton mayor and District 6 council member, you will also find several propositions to vote FOR or AGAINST. “This information is being made available when voters come in to vote. It will also be available on Election Day,” said City Secretary Andres Aguirre. Pamphlets with the following information is available […]

Garage Sale Extravaganza

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A silent pandemic within

Methodist Hospital | South, One-Eighty provide alcohol, drug resources


It’s never an easy topic to discuss, within or outside of families. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought to light a silent pandemic within itself. April is National Alcohol Awareness Month and there are plenty of resources waiting for those suffering with addiction from alcohol, opioid or other drugs, including prescription drugs. Atascosa County’s Methodist Hospital | South located in […]

Remembering Robert Earl Wood


Robert Earl Wood passed away peacefully at his home, on Monday, April 12, 2021, at the age of 65. He was born in Pearsall on Dec. 7, 1955 to Claude R. Wood, also known as Bob (Bobby) Wood, and Lila Jean Hurt Wood. He is preceded in death by both his parents, Claude and Lila Wood and nephew, Aron Lee […]

Early Voting underway



Early Voting is underway for Pleasanton and Poteet mayor, city council and school board positions. Who you vote for will determine who leads YOUR city and/or school. If you think that your favorite candidate is popular enough to get the votes to win without yours, you’re wrong. In the last school board election, one of the most beloved and popular […]

Garcia’s berries take Grand Champion



For Selso Garcia of S & G Farm, the thrill of growing strawberries is all about family. “It’s the joy of seeing a beautiful crop and seeing your children enjoying it,” said Garcia. “It comes from a long tradition of doing it for years.” Garcia was named the 2021 Poteet Strawberry Festival Grand Champion winner at the Strawberry Judging and […]

No appointment needed for COVID vaccine



Atascosa County Judge Bob Hurley announces that Atascosa County is hosting a no appointment needed drive through 1,000 shot per day vaccination clinic at the Poteet Strawberry Festival Grounds. The vaccine currently being administered is Pfzier. Please use the Amphion Road Entrance. Details to know: • Poteet Strawberry Grounds. (Amphion Road Entrance) • Free • Available to surrounding counties. • […]