2021-08-11 E-Edition

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City of Poteet hires Maldonado Law Group PLLC

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The City of Poteet held its regularly scheduled council meeting on Aug. 3 at 6:30 p.m. In the meeting, the council hired Maldonado Law Group PLLC as their new legal counsel. After two and a half hours, the meeting was recessed for the following day. At the Aug. 4 meeting, it was determined that the motion for hiring a new […]

Remembering Wilbur Palmer

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He was a family- and community-oriented person who will be missed by all who knew him through the years. Wilbur Palmer passed away Saturday, Aug. 7, 2021. Those who knew him might say he was one of a kind and his heart was always in the right place. He contributed so much to Atascosa County through his business and dedicated […]

BACK TO SCHOOL

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Pleasanton ISD began their new school year Aug. 9. Pictured are Kevin and Amanda Velasquez with their children Silas (2nd), Penelope (Kinder) and KC (4th). See more back to school photos in next week’s issue.

Governor Abbott takes action to mitigate rise in COVID-19 cases

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Governor Greg Abbott on Monday announced a series of actions the State of Texas is taking to mitigate the recent rise in COVID-19 cases in Texas. The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) will be utilizing staffing agencies to provide medical personnel from out-of-state to Texas health care facilities to assist in COVID-19 operations. The Governor has also sent […]

Vote for CH Queen this weekend

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Voting for the the 55th Cowboy Homecoming Queen is this weekend, Aug. 13-14 at the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce log cabin located at 605 2nd St. Seven girls are vying for the chance to be crowned the 2021 Cowboy Homecoming Queen: Cheyenne Garza, Autumn Guerra, Raylin Castillo, Erin Light, Linda Sanchez, Ally Sherley and Angel Turley. Residents who reside in […]

Out and About

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Discussion on Charlotte Police Department Meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 11 at 6:30 p.m. at Charlotte Public Library Community Room, at 8 Couser Blvd. Charlotte residents encouraged to attend. For details call 210-960-4340, ext. 101. Level One Skateboard Training Hosted by The Navigators and Pleasanton City Parks Youth Matters on Aug. 14, 21 and 28 under Pavilion 1 at Pleasanton River […]

Pleasanton ISD employees receive $1,000 checks

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Pleasanton ISD employees came together last Friday to celebrate the start of the 2021 school year with their annual Convocation before welcoming students back on Monday. However, the staff was welcomed back in the most surprising of ways when Pleasanton ISD board President Ralph Unger announced that every single employee in the district would be receiving a $1,000 check at […]

Visit ACAD website for property tax info

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Property owners in Atascosa County will soon receive a postcard directing them to atascosa.countytaxrates.com/. This is the official website on which property owners can easily access information regarding property taxes, including the amount of taxes that each entity that taxes a property will impose if the entity adopts its proposed tax rate. Taxing units regularly update this website during August […]

Atascosa Central Appraisal District Office closed due to COVID-19

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The Atascosa Central Appraisal District (ACAD) closed its doors to the public this past Saturday due to multiple positive COVID-19 cases. However, ACAD staff is back in office as of Aug. 11, but not for office appointments. You can reach them by phone at 830-569-8326. The drop box is also available outside their front door. The ACAD is located at […]