Shot Glass burglar in custody

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Jourdanton Police Department and Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office have arrested Matthew Chapa of Jourdanton in connection to this morning’s burglary of The Shot Glass liquor store. Thanks to numerous tips flowing to the JPD today, investigators were able to identify Chapa and obtain an arrest warrant. When officers from JPD and ACSO attempted to serve the warrant, Chapa barricaded himself […]

Undocumented Immigrants found along Highway 16 in McMullen County

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The McMullen County Sheriff’s Office had another encounter with undocumented immigrants on Wednesday. Just after midnight on July 7, McMullen County Sheriff’s Deputies stopped a white GMC Yukon on Highway 16 near FM 3445 for “defective equipment.” During the stop, deputies found the vehicle was being driven by a U.S. citizen and contained several undocumented immigrants. While the MCSO was […]

Poteet City Council meeting gets contentious

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At last night’s contentious Poteet City Council meeting several actions were taken and tabled. This was the second City Council meeting with Mayor Denise Sanchez at the helm. The meeting was live-streamed over a two-hour period with upwards to 250 individuals watching live and now more than 6,000 views. Mayor D. Sanchez requested at the top of the meeting that […]

Jourdanton PD seeking information on burglary suspect

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The Jourdanton Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a burglary suspect. JPD is currently investigating a burglary that happened at the Shot Glass liquor store early Wednesday morning. According to police, the suspect appears to be a 6-foot tall white male. Anyone with information about the suspect is encouraged to call Sgt. Investigator Mari Kaufman at […]

2021-07-07 E-Edition

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Border crisis impacts Atascosa McMullen County LEOs

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The crisis at Texas’ southern border is affecting local law enforcement. Throughout the past few months, Atascosa and McMullen Counties have had numerous encounters with undocumented immigrants. Many of these arrests have occurred after Governor Greg Abbott launched “Operation Lone Star” on March 6 to combat the ongoing situation at the southern border of Texas. According to U.S. Customs and […]

Remembering Desiree Anger and her impact on Methodist Hospital | South

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Desiree “Des” Anger’s death shook the entire Pleasanton community, and anyone who knew her, when she passed away on July 4, 2020, just days after testing positive for COVID 19. One year later, her memory still lives on in her family, the community and the staff who treated her at Methodist Hospital | South. For Dr. Brandon Perry, Chief of […]

Out and About

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Summer Fun Festival at Plestex 4 Theatre Free showing of “Shrek” on Wednesday, July 7, at 11:30 a.m. Doors open at 11 a.m. 113 E. Johnson St. in Pleasanton. Live music at Urban Bricks Paul Issac on Thursday, July 8 from 7-10 p.m. and Bradley Lindsley on Saturday, July 10 from 7-10 p.m. 1502 W. Oaklawn in Pleasanton. Pleasanton Parks […]

The Happy Dudes: Changing the world one T-shirt at a time

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The Mission and Launch The Happy Dudes is a positivity-driven local screen printing and logo design company. Owners, Dean Hollis and Trae Gaenzel, unofficially jumped into their business in December 2019 with the goal of bringing a spark of light and positivity into the world. Hollis explained that they wanted to do something different. Overall, they felt that there was […]

Pleasanton PD recover stolen vehicle

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According to Pleasanton Police Chief Ronald Sanchez, at approximately 4:30 p.m. Monday afternoon, Pleasanton PD received information from the Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office regarding a stolen vehicle from Grapevine. The vehicle was last seen in the Pulliam Drive area. Sgt. K. Viesca and Officer A. Limon located the stolen vehicle and initiated a traffic stop. The driver, Arin Kinsel, 38, […]