About Noel Wilkerson-Holmes

Poteet Police Chief Hickman statement on death of Officer Richardson

By Noel Wilkerson-Holmes | June 29, 2022

Statement from Poteet Police Chief Bruce Hickman The Poteet Police Department mourns the tragic loss of Poteet Police Res. Officer Jeffrey Richardson, 35, who was tragically killed this morning while working off-duty in Austin, Texas. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Richardson family. We offer our sincerest condolence for this monumental loss. When tragedy strikes, faith is what […]

ASCO, JPD take down escaped convict who murdered family

By Noel Wilkerson-Holmes | June 03, 2022

VIDEO CREDIT: Pleasanton Express Cade Andrews and Jack Garcia PHOTO CREDIT: J Garcia Gonzalo Artemio Lopez, 46, an escaped convict was captured, shot and killed last night in Jourdanton. A massive state-wide search was underway for Lopez who had shot and killed a family of five in Centerville, Tx, Thursday. The family included one adult and four children. During the […]

Rep. Cuellar Secures $1.225 Million for Atascosa Health Center

By Noel Wilkerson-Holmes | May 19, 2022

U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar announced Wednesday that Atascosa Health Center will receive $1,225,510 through the Health Resources & Services Administration, a subsidiary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The funding will support the Health Center cluster in Atascosa County. The HRSA grant awarded will be used for general operations for the Atascosa Health Center and its […]

ACSO makes child pornography arrest

By Noel Wilkerson-Holmes | May 05, 2022

Early this morning officers from the Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office and the Texas Department of Public Safety Criminal Investigation Division, executed a search warrant at a residence in the Country Trails Subdivision east of Pleasanton. A joint investigation by the ACSO Criminal Investigation Division and the DPS Criminal Investigation Division resulted in the search warrant being issued for possession of […]

Man arrested for aggravated robbery at McDonalds

By Noel Wilkerson-Holmes | March 22, 2022

A man walked up pointing a gun at three individuals at the Pleasanton McDonalds. Pleasanton Police Department arrived quickly to the scene and established that an Aggravated Robbery had occurred in the parking lot of McDonalds. Criminals Investigations Division Detective Jordan Haren and Smitty Gonzales learned that a male had exited a white pickup truck had walked up to the […]

Pleasanton High School graduate Travis Garcia dies in crash

By Noel Wilkerson-Holmes | March 16, 2022

Pictured is the 2021 Pleasanton Eagle state qualifying golf team. From L-R: Coach Gabriel Aguirre, Luke Thornton, Matt Garcia, Reed Foster, Jake Casias, Brady Foster, Travis Garcia, Head Coach Michael Guerra. Photo: J GARCIA Travis Garcia, a 2021 graduate of Pleasanton High School and a freshman student at University of Southwest was killed March 15 in a crash while returning […]

Local fire fighters save the day at Peeler Ranch

By Noel Wilkerson-Holmes | March 16, 2022

Barbara Peeler expressed her deep appreciation for all the firefighters who helped to fight the 2500-acre fire at the Peeler Ranch yesterday. Peeler reports that no livestock or structures were burnt. According to Adam Turner, Regional Wildland Urban Interface Coordinator for the Texas A&M Forest Service the fire is currently 60% contained. The Texas Forest Service has 29 personnel on […]

Pleasanton and Poteet City Council seats open; filing deadline nears

By Noel Wilkerson-Holmes | February 10, 2022

The City of Pleasanton has three city council seats open in District 1, 2, 3 with no one filing for those positions to date. Three council seats are up in Poteet as well with three candidates filing to date. Filing are Incumbents Mayor Pro Tem Rick Flores and council member Nick Sanchez. Henry Dominguez, Poteet resident, has also filed. The […]

Drug trafficking put to a stop by JPD and ACSO

By Noel Wilkerson-Holmes | February 04, 2022

After receiving complaints about drug trafficking at a residence on Poplar Street in Jourdanton, Jourdanton Police Department teamed up with the Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit, who led an investigation which resulted in a search warrant being issued for the residence. The Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Unit and Jourdanton Police Officers served that warrant this morning. This […]

Jourdanton Little League President arrested

By Noel Wilkerson-Holmes | January 27, 2022

Jourdanton Police arrested Rocky Villalobos of Jourdanton tonight on a single charge of Misapplication by a Fiduciary (Fraud) $2500-$30,000, a State Jail Felony. This arrest stems from an investigation by Jourdanton Police into numerous alleged expenditures made by Villalobos in his capacity as the President of the Jourdanton Little League. These expenditures, which were paid for with Jourdanton Little Leagues […]