Paisley’s owner Sheila Crouch donated 25% of all sales from their 10-year anniversary event on April 2 to Children Matter Family Life Center in Pleasanton. In total, Paisley’s donated $2,500 to Children Matter. Pictured, from left, are Kendria McGee and Cyrae Mereigh of Children Matter with Sheila Crouch (owner), Stormi Crouch and Megan Martinez of Paisley’s. Please see story on […]

A safe place: Alcohol, substance abuse recovery at Methodist Hospital | South

In 2019, Methodist Hospital South conducted a Community Health Needs Assessment in Atascosa County commissioned by The Health Collaborative. At that time, it was found that 14.2% of adults reported heavy alcohol use in the last month versus 6.9% in Bexar County. Other statistics include an estimated 6,800 people per 100,000 adults in Atascosa County misusing psychotherapeutic drugs (pain relievers, […]

Migrant families coming to town

Pleasanton Mayor Travis Hall, City Manager Johnny Huizar, EMC Philip Glass and Police Chief Ronald Sanchez held a conference call last Wednesday evening with Ben Miranda, Director of Operational Impact & Outreach for Endeavors, regarding migrant families coming to Pleasanton. Mayor Hall specifically wanted to know why the City of Pleasanton wasn’t previously notified, who Endeavors was, if the city […]

Bipartisan Border Solutions act to address migrant influx at border

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressmen Tony Gonzales (R-TX-23) and Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) with U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) on Tuesday introduced The Bipartisan Border Solutions Act, their bipartisan, bicameral legislation to respond to the surge in migrants coming across our southern border. The bill would improve both the Department of Homeland Security’s and the Department of […]

Out and About

St. Andrew Catholic Church Parish Picnic Sunday, May 2, in Pleasanton. Starts at 11 a.m. Barbecue plates, Bingo, auction, raffle drawing and more. Election Day, Saturday, May 1, Pleasanton sites City of Pleasanton election Pleasanton Civic Center, 115 N. Main St. from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.; Pleasanton ISD election- Pleasanton Civic Center and St. Andrew Catholic Church, Our Lady of Grace […]

Property owners can protest property appraisal values

Property owners who disagree with the Atascosa Central Appraisal District’s appraisal of their property for local taxes or for any other action that adversely affects them may protest their property value to the appraisal district’s Appraisal Review Board (ARB). A property owner must file a written notice of protest before May 15 or within 30 days after the appraisal district […]

Paisley’s donates $2,500 to Children Matter

Paisley’s celebrated their 10-year anniversary on Friday, April 2 in a big way. “I wanted to do something to really commemorate it,” said Sheila Crouch, owner of Paisley’s. “If we do not invest in our future, we will not have a future. So, that’s why I try to donate as much as I can toward our community. I do a […]

Appraisal notices for 2021 tax year sent out to property owners

You may soon receive an appraisal notice from the Atascosa Central Appraisal District. The appraisal district began mailing appraisal notices on April 28, 2021. Your city, county, school district and other local taxing units will use the appraisal district’s value to set your 2021 property taxes. Under Texas law, county appraisal districts are required to notify property owners about changes […]

Free vaccine clinic closed due to low turnout; Pfizer second dose clinic still open

Judge Hurley announced that he is making official the cancellation of the free vaccine clinic at the Poteet Strawberry Festival Grounds. “We had 19 on Monday and 35 on Tuesday,” said Hurley. “So, Tuesday is our last day there. We put this announcement on our emergency page on Monday. We started on this past Monday with Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 […]

Public libraries helping residents with AIC grant program

Help is here for needy residents of Atascosa County who suffered losses due to the winter storm. The Atascosa Inter-Agency Council (AIC) has sent out more than 30 applications to date. However, many of those residents who received applications have not turned them in or not completed them by providing the necessary receipts. Local libraries in Pleasanton, Jourdanton, Poteet and […]

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