Arguijo arrested in illegal dumping investigation

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Lupe Arguijo Gonzales, 63, was arrested this morning by the Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office on an alleged charge of Illegal Dumping over 1,000 pounds. Gonzales, formerly of the Leming area, was recently indicted by an Atascosa County Grand Jury earlier this month after a lengthy investigation by the ACSO Criminal Investigation Division. The investigation was the result of approximately 100,000 […]

2021-11-17 E-Edition

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Deadline for Merry on Main events

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Merry on Main, Dec. 3 at the Pleasanton River Park and Dec. 4 in downtown Pleasanton is a magical Christmas festival with free events for the whole family. During the twoday festival there are so many fun and free events and happenings to attend such as the Tree Lighting Ceremony, Talent Show, River Park Wonderland Tree Trail, Kid Zone, Ice […]

Changes to Commissioner Precincts approved following redistricting

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Atascosa County Commissioners Court approved the new maps for Commissioners’ Precincts as required by federal law based upon population changes during a special called meeting on Nov. 10. Population changes are the result of data from the 2020 Census. The most drastic changes occurred between Precincts 2 and 3. The southern boundary of Pct. 2 was previously on Hwy. 173, […]

Low voter turnout for November Special Election

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According to Atascosa County Elections Administrator Janice Ruple, of the 29,400 registered voters in Atascosa County, only 1,761 voters showed up to the polls during the November 2021 Special Election. City, ISD elections Locally, the Cities of Jourdanton and Christine along with Jourdanton ISD elections were held for city council and District 5 representatives. According to the Atascosa County Elections […]

Filing open for 2022 March Primary

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Atascosa Co. Republican Party holds filing event


The filing period for the 2022 Texas primary election is now open to all candidates wishing to file for spots on the March 1, 2022, primary ballot. The filing period for county, district and statewide offices ends at 6 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 13. For primary elections, candidates must file their applications with their state party chairs. If a district […]

Out and About

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Chicoine Insurance Agency Grand Opening 1306 Simmons Ave. in Jourdanton on Friday, Nov. 19. Ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. Urban Bricks Two-Year Anniversary Cornhole Tournament on Friday, Nov. 19. Check-in at 5:30 p.m. and tourney starts at 6 p.m. at 1502 W. Oaklawn, Suite E in Pleasanton. Sign up on Scoreholio. All levels welcomed. Call 830-253-5533 for details. MOM forms […]

Mares throws hat in the ring for Atascosa County Judge

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Camila Chapa Mares, Republican, officially announced her bid for Atascosa County Judge when she filed with the Atascosa County Republican Party this past Saturday, Nov. 13. “I am seeking this opportunity as I believe I have the experience, dedication, passion and commitment to serve our county,” said Mares. “I recently retired from the retail industry as a successful business leader […]

Tragic accident claims lives of young teen, infant

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The family of Summer Perez and Brixton Knotts are asking for the community’s support as they mourn the loss of their loved ones after a tragic accident claimed their lives two weeks ago. According to DPS, on Nov. 1 at approximately 1:42 p.m., a 2016 Ford Fusion was traveling southbound on US-281 four miles south of Pleasanton. The driver, identified […]

Small Business Saturday in Jourdanton Christmas Kickoff event on Nov. 27

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As the Christmas season draws near, the public is invited to the Small Business Saturday in Jourdanton Christmas Kickoff on Saturday, Nov. 27. The festivities will begin at 9 a.m. and are scheduled to continue until 1 p.m. on Simmons Avenue, between Oak Street and Main Street. You don’t want to miss this holiday event, featuring many local vendors and […]