Lions Club officers installed

Pleasanton Lions Club installed new officers for July 2019 – 2020 and at that time presented Bill Meadows, Lillian Cashmer and Tommy Cashmer with the Jack Wiech Fellow Award for club excellence and dedication to the Pleasanton Lions Club. The club made a donation to the Texas Lions Camp in their name to support the camp. html The 2019 […]

Poteet ISD Board reviews appraisal district budget

The Poteet School Board met on August 12 with five board members and Supt. Charles Camarillo present. Meeting was opened by board president Jo Marie Cervantez. They reviewed the Proposed Budget of $1,642,587.47 for the Atascosa Co. Appraisal District for 2020 which represents a 2.65% increase over last year. Board discussed the following:  More ARB members needed. So many […]

Pleasanton Council accepts proposed budget and tax rates

Meeting during a city council workshop, the Pleasanton council unanimously accepted the following items for fiscal year 2019-2020: * General Fund Budget * Proposed tax rate * Set the ad valorem tax rate at .499763/$100 valuation * Accepted the proposed Utility Fund Budget * Accepted the Special Funds Budget Scheduled Public Hearings to receive comments and answer questions on the […]

2019 Cowboy of the Year – Johnny Yow Nomination Letter

Hello, my name is Rowdy Yow and myself along with Randy Mangum and Gilbert Gonzales would like to nominate my father Johnny Yow for 2019-2020 Cowboy of the Year. My dad has been working cattle since he was old enough to ride a horse. He worked along side his father Dan Yow helping neighbors and friends anytime they called and […]


Atascosa Citizens in Action (ACA) was formed in the spring of 2015 in Atascosa County, through the auspices of University of Texas, San Antonio (UTSA). This was to promote grants and other worthwhile community activities in this county. Reason was to encourage development in the Eagle Ford Shale area throughout the ups and downs that can occur in the oil […]

Traffic stop results in arrest

Pleasanton patrol officers stopped an individual Monday morning for a traffic violation. Darrell Miller, age 44, was arrested for being in possession of over $900 in counterfeit currency, some methamphetamine and a useable quantity of marijuana. Allegedly he was also unlawfully in possession of false identifying information. He was booked into the Atascosa County Jail.

McCann sentenced to prison

Joseph McCann, 25, was sentenced by Judge Lynn Ellison to 18 years in prison for the horrific aggravated sexual assaults of two young children, McCann’s cousins. McCann has previously pled to a cap of 25 years in prison for the sexual assaults and asked the judge for leniency. A cap means the judge could have sentenced the defendant anywhere from […]

Morgan arrested for aggravated assault

Atascosa County Sheriff David Soward reported that a 32-year-old Poteet man has been charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, a first degree felony in connection with a July 30 attack in Poteet. Poteet police were dispatched to the 700 block of Avenue G shortly after 12 noon for an assault. The victim, a 42-year-old man also from Poteet, […]

FAA investigates alleged forged inspection documents

On Tuesday, August 6, 2019, the City of Pleasanton was notified by an Inspector with the Federal Aviation Administration that several airplanes had been grounded at Pleasanton’s Municipal Airport. This action was based on an individual pilot who had filed a complaint with the FAA alleging issuance of a forged document from an individual who owns a private business and […]

Operation Safe School for 2019-2020 school year

For the second year in a row, the Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office will be implementing OPERATION SAFE SCHOOL starting Thursday, August 15th. Operation Safe School was created by Sheriff David Soward and started in 2018. Sheriff Soward explained there are basically three parts to the Operation. Part “A” will include that for the first few days of school, there will […]

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