Garage Sale Extravaganza

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Poteet council hears complaints against Mayor Denise Sanchez

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During the Poteet City Council Meeting on July 6, Mayor Pro Tem and council member place 1 Nicholas Sanchez read out loud the hostile work environment complaints made by employees filed against newly elected Mayor Denise Sanchez.  The discussion was prompted by the “New Business” agenda item under part G proposed by N. Sanchez. Mayor Sanchez brought up that the […]

‘Signed, sealed, delivered’

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County Judge, Commissioners sign Big Ross petition


Monday morning marked another huge victory and milestone in the “Big Ross” supporters’ goal to save the historic oak tree. Irma Sanchez turned in over 1,500 signatures to Commissioners Court who, in turn, each signed the petition asking TxDOT to “leave it alone.” The oak tree, dubbed “Big Ross,” sits at the intersection of FM 2504 and 476 in Rossville. […]

Pleasanton, Poteet councils to hold meetings Thursday

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Two important city council meetings will take place this coming Thursday, July 15. Citizens are encouraged to attend the following meetings in person where they can address their city council and mayor with any questions, issues or requests. Citizens may do this during the Public Comments or Citizens Comments portion held at the beginning of each meeting. Poteet City Council […]

Poteet council elects Cantu to vacant seat, votes to terminate legal counsel

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The Poteet City Council elected a new council member at their July 6 meeting. Candace Cantu, a former Poteet council member, was sworn in at 6:51 p.m. to fill in the vacant Place 2 seat. Four candidates in total applied for the seat. The other candidates were Chief Henry Dominguez, Melinda J. Orta and Candace Perez. Orta was unable to […]

Keeping Pleasanton cool

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Pleasanton’s Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is currently holding a box fan drive and is accepting donations to give to those in need of cooling off during this hot summer. The drive is primarily for residents in the Pleasanton area. Those who would like to donate box fans may do so in one of three designated locations: the Pleasanton Fire […]

Out and About

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Backpacks for Burgers Hosted by The Backyard Kitchen, 973 Ave. H in Poteet. Collecting school supplies for local children. Bring in backpack with school supplies and receive a burger. Now until Aug. 13. For details call 830-399-2288. Live music at Urban Bricks Dana Deatherage on Thursday, July 15. Neal Tolbert on Saturday, July 17. 1502 W. Oaklawn in Pleasanton. Mud […]

County discusses possible civic center

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At the Commisioner’s Court meeting on July 12, a discussion regarding Texas Senate Bill 696 (SB696) and the positive impact it could have on Atascosa County took place. With the recent passing of this bill, the county has opened up to the possibility of constructing a rodeo and livestock convention center. The bill would add to Section 352.112: allow a […]

Poteet welcomes new trucking company to town

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The City of Poteet welcomed the new trucking company, 5F, to the city when they cut the ribbon at the grand opening ceremony on the morning of July 8. The new trucking company will be located on Loop 282 right off of Hwy 16. With most of the facilities located up north, this new facility will be the most southern […]