2021-10-27 E-Edition

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Davis hired as Poteet City Manager, council approves 2021-2022 budget

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Recently hired Poteet City Manager Kim Davis joined the Poteet City Council for their regularly scheduled meeting on Oct. 20. Davis, out of Hondo, was hired earlier this month to replace Bobby Buentello who served as the interim city administrator since August. To kick off the meeting, Davis addressed the council. “Good evening Mayor and council,” Davis said. “Thank you […]

Atascosa County gives $10K to Meals on Wheels

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Meals on Wheels San Antonio (MOWSA) is here to serve Atascosa County residents in need with home-delivered meals. Meals on Wheels is an essential service to thousands of clients every year and has been in Atascosa County since 2018. On Monday, Commissioners Court approved a resolution certifying that the county will make a budgeted donation of $10,000 to Meals on […]

Less than 1% early voters turn out to polls

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Election Day Nov. 2, Texans to vote on Constitutional Amendments


Early Voting for the November Special Election ends this Friday, Oct. 29, to vote for Jourdanton City Council members, Christine City Council members and Jourdanton ISD District 5 trustee. While this election year is specific to city council and school board elections, all registered voters in Texas are encouraged to get out to the polls and vote either FOR or […]

Shine A Light Vigil Thursday

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The community is invited to join Safer Path Family Violence Shelter at their 3rd Annual Shine a Light Vigil on Thursday, Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. at the Atascosa County Courthouse. The event is part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the theme, “Shine a Light,” is a reminder of how domestic violence often happens behind closed doors and isn’t […]

Pleasanton announces Business Grant Program

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The City of Pleasanton is launching a new small business grant program, called the “Pleasanton Business Venture Program.” The Pleasanton Economic Development Corporation, led by Board President and District 6 Councilwoman, Jeanne Israel, recommended the move to the Pleasanton City Council last week in a unanimous decision. This program will provide Pleasanton businesses access to a competitive grant of up […]

Out and About

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St. Andrew Turkey Dinner Sunday, Oct. 31 at St. Andrew Parish Hall, 626 Market St. in Pleasanton. Serving starts at 11 a.m. and plates are available for dining in or to-go. Halloween events See the front of Living for a list of fun events. Dia de los Muertos “Recuérdame” Exhibit Oct 27-30 At Lonnie Gillespie Memorial Annex cafeteria in Leming. […]

Bringing advanced technology close to home

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Minimal scarring, less pain, faster recovery, shorter hospital stays


These are just a few benefits brought to the patients of Atascosa County as Methodist Hospital | South introduces advanced options for minimallyinvasive procedures. Atascosa County residents now have the option of advanced roboticassisted technology as an alternative to traditional methods of minimally-invasive surgery—right here in Jourdanton at Methodist Hospital | South. The hospital is making moves to bring the […]

Poteet ISD band director arrested

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According to Atascosa County Sheriff David Soward, Poteet High School Band Director Joe Rodriguez was booked into the Atascosa County Jail for one count of alleged Indecency with a Child by Sexual Contact and one count of alleged Improper Relations, Teacher-Student on Oct. 21. Two warrants were issued for his arrest. Rodriguez turned himself in to the ACSO that same […]

Pleasanton council recognizes former first lady, Safer Path, hospice workers

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Mayor Clinton J. Powell and council members Lillian Cashmer, J.R. Gallegos, Jeanne B. Israel, Kenneth Hernandez and Robert Leonhardt paid homage to many at the start of their Oct. 21 meeting. Mayor Powell honored recently retired city employee, Mario Aguirre, former Mayor Travis Hall and wife Linda, October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month and November as National Hospice and Palliative […]