About Noel Wilkerson-Holmes

Rep. Cuellar Announces $4,099,500 in Federal Funds to Atascosa Health Center

By Noel Wilkerson-Holmes | March 25, 2021

Pleasanton, TX – Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $4,099,500 in American Rescue Plan funding to Atascosa Health Center. These funds, awarded through the Health Resources and Services Administration, will help to support COVID-19 vaccination and services for vulnerable populations in our community. “Atascosa Health Center plays a critical role in making sure vulnerable populations have access to health care, especially […]

Pleasanton Narcotics Enforcement Team siezes 60 pounds of Meth, two pounds heroin

By Noel Wilkerson-Holmes | March 24, 2021

An investigation that began in the City of Pleasanton and led by the Pleasanton Narcotics Enforcement Team resulted in the seizure of 60 pounds of methamphetamine, almost two pounds of pure black tar heroin and over $20,000 in US currency in a location north of Pleasanton. They were assisted by the Texas Department of Public Safety Criminal Investigative Division and […]

Pleasanton food distribution provides 363 families with food boxes, 73 local volunteers help

By Noel Wilkerson-Holmes | March 20, 2021

Mario Obledo, San Antonio Food Bank gives thanks to the City of Pleasanton and Pleasanton Parks and Recreation for hosting today’s food distribution in the Pleasanton River Park. According to Pleasanton Parks and Recreation Director, Greg Leach, the outreach provided 363 families with large boxes filled with fresh meat, fruits, vegetables, milk, water, canned and packaged goods. The pandemic and […]

City of Pleasanton awarded one-million-dollar grant

By Noel Wilkerson-Holmes | March 19, 2021

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) has awarded the City of Pleasanton a one-million-dollar grant through the CARES Act to support renovations and construction for the Pleasanton Business Center. EMC Strategy Group, LLC, which serves as the city’s business and economic development consulting firm, worked with City Manager Johnny Huizar and his leadership team to submit the […]

Property tax exemption for storm damage

By Noel Wilkerson-Holmes | March 11, 2021

Atascosa Central Appraisal, Chief Appraiser Michelle L Berdeaux issued the following information regarding tax exemptions for property owners who sustained damage during the February 2021 Winter Storm. You may qualify for a new property tax exemption. In an area declared a disaster area by the Governor, Tax Code Section 11.35 allows a qualified property that is at least 15 percent […]


By Noel Wilkerson-Holmes | March 10, 2021

CARLOS S CASAS Carlos Segura Casas went to be with our Lord on February 1, 2021 at the age of 66. He is survived by his wife Veronica (Vicky) Domingo Casas, sons Jimm Aaron Casas and Marc Allen Casas. Brother, Abel (Mary) Casas, Sisters, Linda Casas, Sally Casas and Ofelia (Karl) Thompson. He will be missed by his nephew and […]

ACSO assists Texas AG office in local arrest for Possession with intent to Promote Child Pornography

By Noel Wilkerson-Holmes | March 06, 2021

According to Atascosa County Sheriff David Soward on Friday morning, the Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office assisted the Texas Attorney General’s Office Criminals Investigation Division in an execution of a search warrant at a residence in the city of Poteet. The investigation was centered around possession and distribution of child pornography by the AG’s Office. Arrested was Armando A. Vidales Jr., […]

Gov. Abbott lifts mask mandate, businesses open 100% March 10

By Noel Wilkerson-Holmes | March 02, 2021

Governor Greg Abbott today issued an Executive Order (GA-34) lifting the mask mandate in Texas and increasing capacity of all businesses and facilities in the state to 100 percent beginning Wednesday March 10. “With the medical advancements of vaccines and antibody therapeutic drugs, Texas now has the tools to protect Texans from the virus,” said Governor Abbott. “We must now […]

Operation Crystal Cowboy arrests 21 in alleged street trafficking

By Noel Wilkerson-Holmes | February 26, 2021

In June of 2020 Officers of the Pleasanton Police Departments Narcotics Enforcement Team and the 81st District Attorney’s Office began an 8 month operation dubbed “Operation Crystal Cowboy” that was focused on the street level trafficking of Methamphetamine and Heroin into the City of Pleasanton. This month an Atascosa County Grand Jury indicted a total of 26 individuals on over […]

Atascosa County declared disaster area

By Noel Wilkerson-Holmes | February 26, 2021

BREAKING NEWS Atascosa County Judge Robert Hurley announces Atascosa County has been added to President’s Major Disaster Declaration for INDIVIDUAL ASSISTANCE. Go to www.disasterassistance.gov to apply. If you have insurance make sure you have presented your claims there first. ADDITIONAL INFO Texas homeowners and renters in the counties designated for individual assistance who sustained damage may now apply for disaster […]