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Atascosa Animal Allies annual report



On Nov. 4, Caron Tuttle, President of Atascosa Animal Allies, presented a report of the group’s accomplishments in 2021 to the Pleasanton City Council as follows: • 3,583 cats and dogs helped since 2017 • 979 dogs and cats sterilized in 2021 Adoptions Most of the Pleasanton dogs are adopted in other states or Canada. They have Adopt-A-Pet websites in […]

Small Business Saturday in Jourdanton Christmas Kickoff on Nov. 27

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Celebrate the holiday season at the Small Business Saturday in Jourdanton Christmas Kickoff this Saturday, Nov. 27. The festivities will begin at 9 a.m. and continue until 1 p.m. on Simmons Avenue, between Oak Street and Main Street. Hosted by Chicoine Insurance Agency and Lesley’s Flowers & Gifts, the event will feature over 30 local food and merchandise vendors, as […]

Poteet school board recognizes cross country, volleyball teams



The girls’ Cross Country team and Volleyball team were recognized by the Poteet School Board at their regular meeting on Nov. 15. The Cross Country team made it to regional, for the first time since 2018. The Volleyball team made it to district competition. New Business The minutes of the previous meeting in October were approved with Rocky Wilson making […]

Cadet Karsky recognized at Pleasanton ISD meeting

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C/LTC Simon Karsky, who serves as Pleasanton High School JROTC Battalion Commander, was recognized at the Nov. 9 school board meeting as one of the few recipients of The Legion of Valor Bronze Cross Award. The official presentation of the award was scheduled during the Veterans Day ceremony on Nov. 11. Superintendent’s Report Dr. Matthew Mann announced that an additional […]

ACSO Criminal Investigation Division make felony theft arrest

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According to a statement from Atascosa County Sheriff David Soward, an extensive investigation by the Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division, assisted by Patrol Division and EOG Resources Loss Prevention Specialist, resulted in the arrest of two Christine men who were charged with allegedly stealing copper wire from oil production sites belonging to EOG Resources. ACSO Deputies have taken […]

Poteet council moves forward to fix water leak

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In an effort to be transparent and provide clarity, council member Rick Flores Sr. brought up the idea to consider issuing Requests for Proposals for a new city attorney. Current Legal Counsel Maldonado Law Group PLLC was hired by the city council during the Aug. 4 meeting after council voted 3-2 in favor to bring them on. This raised some […]

News Briefs

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Family Collaborative Council by Connections in Jourdanton They want to hear suggestions on how they can improve services in the community. Virtual meeting planned for late November. Contact lvelazquez@connectionsifs.org or call 210-816- 3592. Atascosa County Christmas Elderly Project Target 2021 Referred to as ACCEPT in the past is updating their focus to elderly residents in need. Those with questions may […]

Holiday Give and Go

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ACCEPT applications for elderly available Atascosa County Christmas Elderly Project Target 2021, commonly referred to as ACCEPT in the past, is updating their focus to the elderly. The following dates and locations have been chosen for Atascosa County seniors age 60 or older to complete applications for ACCEPT 2021. Please note that you may apply at any location. •Pleasanton and […]

Atascosa County Jail Bookings

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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 Texas Public Information Act, Chapter 552. 11/16/21-Zachary Balderas, was arrested by the ACSO on a charge of Capias NISI. 11/18/21-John E. Bautista, was arrested by the ACSO on charges of Theft of Material Aluminum/Bronze/Copper/ […]

Deadline for Merry on Main events

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Merry on Main, Dec. 3 at the Pleasanton River Park and Dec. 4 in downtown Pleasanton is a magical Christmas festival with free events for the whole family. During the twoday festival there are so many fun and free events and happenings to attend such as the Tree Lighting Ceremony, Talent Show, River Park Wonderland Tree Trail, Kid Zone, Ice […]


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