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Pleasanton FFA hosts relief drive for Hurricane Hanna victims, workers

Kendall Niemietz, Pleasanton FFA and FFA Area X Vice President has organized a food drive for the victims and relief workers of Hurricane Hanna. Hurricane Hanna made landfall over the weekend of July 25 in South Texas and the Rio Grande Valley, causing widespread damage, heavy rain, flash flooding, riverine flooding, damage from hurricane-force winds, and dangerous rip currents. Governor […]

Investigators follow lead on Garcia’s whereabouts

Charlotte resident, Ramiro “Ram” Garcia has been missing since September 1, 2016. One month before the four-year anniversary of his disappearance, the Atascosa County Crime Stoppers and Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office are doing everything they can to bring the father of four home. Last week, Garcia’s case was listed as the Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week, and a credible […]

Brock resigns as Charlotte head coach

Charlotte High School will be without their Head Coach this fall after Jason Brock resigned from his coaching position with the Trojans and Trojanettes on Monday, July 27. Brock stepped down from his post for family reasons. He was 5-5 on the football field and led the Trojanettes to their first district title and playoff win in 17 years during […]

Voter Registration Drive this Saturday

Atascosa County Democrats (ACD) will have a booth set up at the parking lot of La Hacienda at 6:30-8 p.m. on Aug. 8. La Hacienda is north of Poteet on Highway 16 near the Atascosa/Bexar County border. The ACD said that they will be in complete compliance with coronavirus precautions, including separate tables for voter registration forms and masks worn […]

Out and About

Poteet PD Essay Contest The Poteet Police Department is holding an Essay Contest for boys and girls ages 12-15 years of age for the chance to win a free 24” mountain bike. The essay needs to be at least 500 words and will be on “The Importance of Unity in the Community.” It can be handwritten or typed. Deadline to […]

Jourdanton FFA announces 2020-2021 eligibility

The Jourdanton FFA ag team of Peggy Georg, Oage Jenschke and Raymond Ramirez have written a letter to parents of Jourdanton FFA students outlining clarification on eligibility to participate under the Jourdanton FFA name this 2020-2021 school year. Jourdanton FFA has announced that in order to participate under the Jourdanton FFA name, students must be an enrolled student at Jourdanton […]

Transit system up and running

After six months of planning, the Atascosa Cowboy Transit system, which services Pleasanton, Jourdanton and Poteet is ready to giddy-up and go. “In February, after initially being approached by Poteet Mayor Willie Leal to discuss the viability of a daily transit system, I met with the Mayors of Pleasanton, Jourdanton, Poteet and Commissioner Mark Gillespie and Sean Scott director of […]

Register to vote this Saturday

Atascosa County Democrats will have a booth set up at the parking lot of El Castillo Restaurant in Pleasanton at 301 N. Main, Pleasanton on August 1, 6-8:00 pm. All health precautions, including separate tables for voter registration forms and masks worn all around, will be taken. If you don’t know if you are registered in the county, please visit […]

Area schools release reopening guidance plans

School districts nationwide are busy preparing for the start of the 2020-2021 school year. Some area schools have released their back-to-school guidance plans and details related to COVID-19.

Pleasanton ISD will hold a special called board meeting on Aug. 4, to adopt the calendar for the upcoming school year. The board will consider moving the start date from Aug. 17 to Sept. 8. Among the details listed in PISD’s 16-page guidance plan, teachers will contact each parent to discuss student and family expectations as they campus reopens and […]

Garcia appointed Atascosa Co. Emergency Management Coordinator

Atascosa County selected its new emergency management coordinator by combining the position with another. On Monday, commissioners consolidated Atascosa County Fire Marshal Roger Garcia’s position and the emergency management coordinator position. “I’m going to try and keep the course that we are on right now,” Garcia said. Former emergency management coordinator David Prasifka passed away during the Fourth of July […]

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