Burning of the J: a homecoming tradition

Twelve years ago, Jourdanton ISD held the first ever “Burning of the J.” From then on, the school has held a community pep-rally every year for homecoming to welcome back alumni and get the team ready for the big game. This year’s event will be held Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 7:00 p.m. at the Jourdanton Indian Stadium. Following tradition, the […]

Atascosa Co. Jail Bookings

The people named in this report have been charged with but not found guilty of the crimes listed. This information is provided by the ACSO under the Texas Public Information Act, Chapter 552. 09/10/18-Mitchell JamalSwan, DOB 1990, was arrested by the ACSO on a chargeof Possession Marijuana <2oz, at1:21 am.09/10/18-Rocky Ray Mendez,DOB 1972, was arrested by thePleasanton PD on a […]



We are so very thankful for the rains we have been getting. A great way to enter into fall and winter. Charlie and Ermelinda Huizar would like to thank all who came out in the rain to buy BBQ this past Saturday. The next Verdi meeting will be Thursday, Sept. 27 at 7:30. There will be Bible study this Thursday […]

Call Stats Reports

The ACSO has been very busy the past seven days with more than 217 calls. Aggravated Sexual AssaultChild09/14/18, 9:39 a.m., ACSLindsay Assault09/12/18, 12:55 p.m., ACSDiaz, Hoffman RoadAssault Bodily Injury09/12/18, 7:29 a.m., ACSFaz, CR 431, Jourdanton09/15/18, 3:26 a.m., ACSKaufman, ACS Luckett,Rodriguez Ave., CharlotteAssault Family Violence09/16/18, 10:08 a.m., ACSDraughn, ACS Mendoza,Mahan RoadBurglary Vehicle09/16/18, 12:40 p.m.,ACS Lindsay, L and M Aly,CharlotteCriminal Mischief over$10009/13/18, […]

Gardening Q&A

Plant Q & A

Q. What does it mean that my Cora vinca turned to mush in the midst of all this rain? I thought they were immune to aerial phytophera? A. Even Cora vinca has a limit to how many hours the foliage can stay wet before it succumbs to aerial phytophera. We have seen plants in similar wet situations before that have […]

Atascosa County Crime Stoppers

Crime of the Week: September 19, 2019 Headlights, Front Grills, Batteries, Name Plates The Atascosa County Sheriff’s Department along with Crime Stoppers is hoping that a reward of up to FIVE THOUSANDDOLLARS being offered for one week only will help solve a theft that occurred at a dealership in the 110000 block of IH 37, located 1 mile north of […]

Pete Flores wins Texas State Senate District 19

With 100 percent of precincts reporting in all 17 counties, Republican Pete Flores, Pleasanton, has defeated former Rep. and U.S. Rep. Pete Gallego, Democrat, Alpine, 53 percent to 47 percent for a margin of 2,665 votes according to Texas Elections Source. Flores, a retired colonel game warden who resides in Pleasanton will serve the remainder of former Sen. Carlos Uresti’s […]

Atascosa Animal Control Grand Opening this Friday

After about a year of construction, the big event is finally here! The highly anticipated Atascosa County Animal Control Facility Grand Opening is set for this Friday, Sept. 21 from 1-3 p.m. The event will take place at the ACAC facility located at 292 Spur 162 in Jourdanton, behind the Tex Best. The ceremony will include a ribbon cutting, the […]

Jourdanton to hold a town hall meeting next Tuesday

The City of Jourdanton will be holding a special town hall meeting to discuss the Jourdanton Sports Complex and Swimimng Pool. The meeting will be held at the Jourdanton City Hall, 1604 SH 97 East, Jourdanton on Tuesday, September 25 starting at 6 p.m. Citizens of Jourdanton are encouraged to attend to receive information, ask questions and learn about the […]

Joe’s Place: Where everybody is somebody

Joe’s Place located at 1210 Brown Ave, Jourdanton, Texas originally opened on May 28, 1938 which coincidently was National Hamburger Day. Regular hours of operation back then were 24/7 but today are at varying times Wednesday- Sunday with ordering both online and in person. The primary part of the restaurant that has stayed the same is some of the best […]

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