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Poteet council hears complaints against Mayor Denise Sanchez



During the Poteet City Council Meeting on July 6, Mayor Pro Tem and council member place 1 Nicholas Sanchez read out loud the hostile work environment complaints made by employees filed against newly elected Mayor Denise Sanchez.  The discussion was prompted by the “New Business” agenda item under part G proposed by N. Sanchez. Mayor Sanchez brought up that the […]

‘Signed, sealed, delivered’

County Judge, Commissioners sign Big Ross petition


Monday morning marked another huge victory and milestone in the “Big Ross” supporters’ goal to save the historic oak tree. Irma Sanchez turned in over 1,500 signatures to Commissioners Court who, in turn, each signed the petition asking TxDOT to “leave it alone.” The oak tree, dubbed “Big Ross,” sits at the intersection of FM 2504 and 476 in Rossville. […]

Pleasanton, Poteet councils to hold meetings Thursday



Two important city council meetings will take place this coming Thursday, July 15. Citizens are encouraged to attend the following meetings in person where they can address their city council and mayor with any questions, issues or requests. Citizens may do this during the Public Comments or Citizens Comments portion held at the beginning of each meeting. Poteet City Council […]

Poteet council elects Cantu to vacant seat, votes to terminate legal counsel



The Poteet City Council elected a new council member at their July 6 meeting. Candace Cantu, a former Poteet council member, was sworn in at 6:51 p.m. to fill in the vacant Place 2 seat. Four candidates in total applied for the seat. The other candidates were Chief Henry Dominguez, Melinda J. Orta and Candace Perez. Orta was unable to […]

Keeping Pleasanton cool



Pleasanton’s Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is currently holding a box fan drive and is accepting donations to give to those in need of cooling off during this hot summer. The drive is primarily for residents in the Pleasanton area. Those who would like to donate box fans may do so in one of three designated locations: the Pleasanton Fire […]

Out and About

Backpacks for Burgers Hosted by The Backyard Kitchen, 973 Ave. H in Poteet. Collecting school supplies for local children. Bring in backpack with school supplies and receive a burger. Now until Aug. 13. For details call 830-399-2288. Live music at Urban Bricks Dana Deatherage on Thursday, July 15. Neal Tolbert on Saturday, July 17. 1502 W. Oaklawn in Pleasanton. Mud […]

County discusses possible civic center



At the Commisioner’s Court meeting on July 12, a discussion regarding Texas Senate Bill 696 (SB696) and the positive impact it could have on Atascosa County took place. With the recent passing of this bill, the county has opened up to the possibility of constructing a rodeo and livestock convention center. The bill would add to Section 352.112: allow a […]

Poteet welcomes new trucking company to town



The City of Poteet welcomed the new trucking company, 5F, to the city when they cut the ribbon at the grand opening ceremony on the morning of July 8. The new trucking company will be located on Loop 282 right off of Hwy 16. With most of the facilities located up north, this new facility will be the most southern […]

Jourdanton council tables action on A&A Bail Bonds privacy fence



The Jourdanton City Council met for a Board of Adjustments meeting on July 6, prior to the regular council meeting. A public hearing was held on an application for a variance for the property located at 1307 Zanderson Ave., described as A&A Bail Bonds. The property is currently zoned Central Business District. Applicant Warren Alkek is seeking a variance to […]

Cude announces candidacy for Atascosa County Judge



Weldon Cude, Republican, announces his candidacy for Atascosa County Judge. “Being fifth generation from this county, a businessman, a developer and a six-time elected County Commissioner, I believe I can bring conservative business leadership that knows and understands the full aspect of county government,” said Cude. Cude served as Atascosa County Commissioner from 1988 to 2011. A headline and sub-head […]


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