Crane Rd. (AKA Crain) will be closed temporarily on Thursday, morning, February 7, from in 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. according to Pct. 1 Commissioner Mark Gillespie. Pictured is Foreman Clint Carter doing some preparatory work. Look for road detour signs, plan for some delays.


Atascosa County Veterans Food Bank is a brand new non-profit organization partnered with Atascosa County Veterans Service Office to provide nonperishable items, pet food and other items to veterans, active military and their families in a time of need. Pictured above, from left, are Sarah Gamba of Atascosa Co. Veterans Service Office, Elizabeth Branson, Atascosa Co. Veterans Service Office claims […]

Aguirre named Employee of the Year

The City of Pleasanton held their End of Year Banquet at the Pleasanton Civic Center on Friday, Dec. 21. During that time, the Employee of the Year award was given to none other than Parks and Recreation Event Coordinator, Tony Aguirre. Aguirre has been with the city since December, 16, 2013, having just completed 5 years this past December. “During […]

Stolen property recovered by Sheriff’s Department

On Sunday, January 27, Deputy Sheriff Steven Faz was dispatched to the 2900 block of TX Highway 16, north of Jourdanton for the theft of over $100,000 in oilfield equipment and supplies. The owners reported pipe and manifolds, along with a 2013 model gooseneck trailer, had been taken the previous night. Sheriff David Soward stated the case went to his […]


Pleasanton council rejects park pavilion bid

The Pleasanton City Council, meeting on January 17 with all members present, rejected the single bid received for construction of group pavilions and restrooms in the city park; appointed another airport board member, and took action on three legal issues following an hour and a half executive session with an attorney. Greg Leach, Director of Parks & Recreation, reported the […]

Commissioners Court Regular meeting, Jan. 28

Atascosa County Commissioners’ Court Regular Meeting, Monday, January 28, 2019, 9:00 a.m., ordered by Hon. Bob Hurley, Atascosa County Judge. Present were Comm. Mark Gillespie, Pct. 1; Comm. Stuart Knowlton, Pct. 2; Comm. Eliseo Perez, Pct. 3 and Comm. Kennard “Bubba” Riley, Pct. 4. During the meeting Atascosa County Cadet Shelby Green, from Poteet, gave a summary regarding the Texas […]

MCISD School Board president Walt Franklin

Walt Franklin serves as the school board president for McMullen County ISD in Tilden. “Our goal is to help each student discover and develop their individual gifts and talents. We work to provide as many opportunities as we can for each child. In a small school it is difficult to deliver a real wide range of programs, but with the […]

McMullen Co. Grand Champion Steer sells for $12k

The 78th McMullen Livestock Show hosted by the Tilden Livestock Scholarship Association was a huge success beating 2018 sales numbers with a total of $277,880. The 2018 numbers totaled $251,650. This outstanding two-day event showcased the hard work and commitment of the youth of McMullen County who dedicated countless hours to their livestock projects. Exhibitors showed animals in the categories […]


With an estimated opening of June 2019 the Pleasanton River Park Splash Pad will be 4,845 square feet of fun! “Naming rights” are available through sponsorship of the splash pad. Thousands of families will be making memories for decades to come at this waterfront playground. Let your company or family name leave a lasting legacy by sponsoring the Pleasanton River […]

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