Former bank teller sentenced to prison

In San Antonio on Feb. 12, 2019, a federal judge sentenced a Poteet, TX, woman to 61 months in federal prison for a scheme to steal more than $830,000 from a bank in Jourdanton, announced United States Attorney John F. Bash, Acting IRSCriminal Investigation Special Agent in Charge Ramsey Covington, Houston Field Office, and U.S. Secret Service Special Agent in […]

Arrest made in burglary of church

On February 14 and again on February 20, deputy sheriffs responded to calls at the First Baptist Church in Charlotte located on South Yule Ave. being Burglarized. On both occasions, it was determined that unknown suspects had gained entry to the church, and during both burglaries had stolen over $3,000 in property belonging to the church, and employees of the […]

City of Jourdanton bulky trash pick-up

Bulky trash pick-up will begin on March 18 for the City of Jourdanton. You may begin placing items out on March 4. Please note that NO ITEMS may be placed out before March 4. The maximum limit is 10 cubic yards (6 ft. wide X15ft.longX3ft.high). Brush must be cut in 4 ft. lengths. Please keep brush and bulk items separate. […]

Pleasanton Bulky Trash Pick-up

Pleasanton Community Development Services Department reminds everyone: 1. Trash shall not be placed at curbside more than 2 WEEKS prior to the ASSIGNED pick-up dates as stated below. No exceptions – violators will be CITED if placed earlier than the 2 weeks. 2. Trash shall not be more than 10 cubic yards per residential unit, additional charges will apply if […]

Ending the opioid crisis

Everyday over 2500 kids use opioid medication for the first time. Much of it is found in medicine cabinets of friends and family members. Opioid addiction is a crisis in the United States. Often times, those who have been prescribed medication find that they no longer need it or have a use for it, but aren’t sure how to dispose […]

JPD performs routine checks on properties

Our officers perform routine checks of local businesses during the night shift to make owners aware of any suspicious activity or to notify them of an unlocked door. Don’t own a business? We will check residences for those who are on vacation or out of town as well. To take advantage of this free service, simply contact us or stop […]

Atascosa County Food Bank Opens


Atascosa County can proudly say we have our very own food bank in the area, making it easier for those in need in our county . Stephanie Pino created the non-profit organization known as the Atascosa County Veterans Food Bank. The organization will provide non-perishables and other possible needed items such as adult diapers, pet food, etc. to veterans, active […]

Poteet principals share campus news


Diana Guthrie Special Correspondent School principals gave quick updates on happenings on their campuses, at the Jan. 28 Poteet school board meting. Julie Poth, Junior High, said that they have had consultants out to observe classes and help with suggestions of best practices for the teachers. Benchmarks are in place and they are attempting to do interventions during the day, […]

Highlights from January Poteet school board meeting


Diana Guthrie Special Correspondent The trustees of the Poteet School Board were bestowed with gifts and expressions of appreciation by students, staff and the community at their regular meeting on Jan. 28. A beautiful song was performed by the Junior High Choir. The varsity cheerleaders gave decorated cookies, culinary arts students fixed a dinner of lasagna, garlic bread and salad […]

Lil’ Mr. and Miss Cowboy Homecoming

It is that time again to register for Lil’ Mr. and Miss Cowboy Homecoming. Registration forms will be sent home from school campuses in children’s backpacks Thursday. Any child enrolled in Kindergarten, 1st or 2nd grade in Pleasanton is eligible to enter. The contest sponsored by the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce with Jessica Tom serving as Master of Ceremonies and […]

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