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NEW FIRE DEPARTMENT OPENS IN PLEASANTON

By Leon Zabava | October 10, 2018

Attendees of the Grand Opening for Pleasanton Fire Department near Pleasanton Municipal Airport honor the flag. The Grand Opening was held Friday, Oct. 5. In attendance were Pleasanton Fire Chief, Chuck Garris; Atascosa County Emergency Management Coordinator, David Prasifka; members of the Pleasanton Fire Department; Pleasanton Mayor Travis Hall; Pleasanton City Manager Johnny Huizar, members of Pleasanton City Council and […]

County saves taxpayers $800K

By Leon Zabava | June 06, 2018

Leon Zabava Staff Writer Atascosa County Commissioners’ Court recently elected to go with a 15-year certificate of obligation bond in the amount of $5 million to complete the justice center and county jail expansion, reducing the interest on the bond paid by the taxpayers by $800,000. Atascosa County Judge Bob Hurley said the county is in good financial shape and […]

Remembering Memorial Day – Capt. Ralph W. Brite, USAF bombardier served in WWII

By Leon Zabava | May 24, 2018

LEON ZABAVA STAFF WRITER Following the attack at Pearl Harbor, the United States entered into war with Japan in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations. President Franklin D. Roosevelt said “Yesterday, December 7, 1941—a date which will live in infamy, the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.” In […]