2021-05-12 E-Edition

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Ropin’ at the River: Free family fun with a cowboy twist

Ropin’ at the River was a major success and a great testament to Atascosa County’s agriculture and western roots. The City of Pleasanton and Pleasanton Parks and Recreation planned a free event full of western family-fun at the newly renovated Pleasanton River Park facility on Saturday, May 8. There was a spectacular turnout of locals, vendors and volunteers. The event […]

Atascosa Health Center receives $4 million to build new sites

Congressman Henry Cuellar presented Atascosa Health Center with a check for $4,099,500 last Thursday. The Atascosa Health Center Board meets Thursday to determine exactly how those funds will be spent. One of the top priorities discussed was the building of an Atascosa Health Care site specifically for the community of Poteet. “It’s such a great honor to be here,” said […]

Luis Gomez, level up care with love at Methodist Hospital | South

National Hospital Week is this week. Locally, at Methodist Hospital | South, the behind-the-scenes frontline workers who put their lives at risk every day took it to a whole new level this past year. Methodist Hospital | South, Housekeeper Luis Gomez, understands just how essential his job is to create a safe and clean environment for patients to heal, but […]

Out and About

Jim Collums Windmill Exhibit Grand Opening Saturday, May 15 at Longhorn Museum, 1959 Hwy. 97 East in Pleasanton, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Bucket raffle and refreshments. Royal Farmer’s Market continues each Saturday 901 and 903 W. Goodwin in Pleasanton, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Now through July. Featuring homegrown and homemade goodness. Medical expense benefit for Candace Perez Poteet Volunteer Fire Department on […]

Animal Control reports no animals euthanized for space in past year

For the first time since they opened in October 2018, the Atascosa County Animal Control facility has not euthanized any dogs or cats for spacing purposes for an entire year. “We are grateful to our partnering rescue groups who take our animals up north when our kennels got full,” said Chief Henry Dominguez. “Since April of last year, we have […]


Price Chevrolet continues to support and contribute to the community and to the youth of Atascosa County. Most recently, they donated $500 to Pleasanton Little League. Pictured, from left, are Derick Lambardia, LJ Mross, Justin Woodlee, Stephanie Woodlee, Zack Pawelek, Ricky Clark, Wendy Kelleher, Russ Fox, Brandon Gandara and Kevin Strickland. Thank you, too, for being a part of the […]

AIC offers grants for winter storm damages

The Atascosa InterAgency Council received two additional grants last week. One is specific to the Winter Freeze from Methodist Healthcare Ministries and will help pay utility bills that were high due to the storm. We encourage those needing help with utilities to look back at your previous months of late February and March. We may be able to help you […]

Pleasanton council sets installation of newly elected mayor, council

Pleasanton Mayor Travis Hall and council, at a meeting on May 6, set the installation of newly elected mayor and council members to be held during the May 20 meeting which will be held at the Pleasanton Civic Center: Mayor – Clinton J. Powell; District 6 – Jeanne B. Israel; District 5 – Lillian Cashmer (unopposed); District 6 – J.R. […]

Thank you to those that serve

In the first two weeks of May it has been National Teacher’s Appreciation Week, National Nurse’s Appreciation Week, National Police Appreciation Week, National Hospital Appreciation Week and Mother’s Day. And, next week is National EMS Week. Seriously, folks. Those two weeks are not enough to adequately thank this humongous group of some of the hardest workers doing the toughest jobs […]