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2021-06-09 E-Edition

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‘STORM’ OF A YEAR

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Atascosa County experienced historic rainfall the past few weeks resulting in the Atascosa River overflowing and flooding into the Pleasanton River Park on Friday, June 4. The river had a measured height of 18.92 feet by the USGS at 10:30 a.m. Compare that to the 6.19 feet it was measured at back on Feb. 4. The Pleasanton River Park was […]

Poteet council split decision to terminate municipal judge, legal counsel

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The first meeting of the Poteet City Council with newly elected Mayor Denise Sanchez and Councilmembers Crystal Bautista and Jeremy Fernandez got off to a rocky start on June 1. Two agenda items, including the termination of Municipal Court Judge Bill Gamez and City Attorney Molly Solis, proved to be controversial as no legal grounds were given for the recommendations. […]

WOMAN’S CLUB SUPPORTS LEMING VFD

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The Woman’s Club of Pleasanton recently supported the Leming Volunteer Fire Department with a check for $5,000 to go towards money raised for a grant from the Texas Forest Service. The grant totals $221,000 and a total of $231,000 is needed for the fire department to purchase the tanker zfreightliner. The tanker will be able to carry 4,000 gallons of […]

High-speed chase comes to fiery end Monday afternoon

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A high-speed chase, initiated by Pleasanton Police Department, on Monday through Pleasanton came to a fiery halt when the suspect, Dylan Plemons, drove into a field off Humble Camp Road and crashed into a mesquite tree. Plemons, 24, is wanted out of Burnett County for an offense of alleged Aggravated Kidnapping with a Deadly Weapon. Officer S. Gonzales of the […]

Out and About

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Popsicles with the Police Wednesday, June 9, at Pleasanton Police Department, 3-5 p.m. Atascosa Co. Sheriff’s Office Blood Drive Friday, June 11. Bloodmobile in parking lot, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Appointment is mandatory. Link on Sheriff’s Office Facebook page. City of Poteet Summer Fun 2021 Friday, June 11 at Poteet Canyon Park, 4-8 p.m. Water slides, bounce houses. Free food and […]

Pleasanton High School JROTC: Challenges, accomplishes, honors

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Pleasanton High School JROTC succeeded this year in many of their endeavors. The group is led under the command of Senior Army Instructor COL (Ret) Chris Wynder and Army Instructor CSM (Ret) Elvin Nuells. The Pleasanton JROTC program consists of students from not only Pleasanton, Poteet and Jourdanton. COL (Ret) Wynder stated, “The mission of JROTC is to motivate young […]

Tamara Rodriguez FNP-C helping patients feel better inside and out

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Tamara Rodriguez always knew she wanted to be a nurse and work in women’s health. In fact, she said, “When I was 13, I saw my youngest brother be born and then I just fell in love with OB and women’s health from that point.” Tamara Rodriguez FNP-C is a local Family Nurse Practitioner who specializes in women’s health and […]

Jourdanton PD arrests U.S. citizen smuggling undocumented workers

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Jourdanton Police Department arrested a U.S. citizen, Cassandra Santa Cruz of Laredo, who was found to be transporting undocumented immigrants while driving without a license or insurance. The officers observed that the undocumented immigrants might be dehydrated and provided them with water, then summoned EMS to assess one of the individuals. Border Patrol made location to take custody of and […]