City Council and ISD reports inside

Please see inside Section A for reports on Pleasanton, Jourdanton and Poteet City Councils and Pleasanton and Jourdanton ISDs.

Out and About

Giant Water Gun Battle Come beat the heat with the Pleasanton Police Department on Thursday, July 26 at the Giant Water Gun Battle. It will take place at the Pleasanton River Park from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. There will be free popcorn and sno-cones. The first 50 kids will get a free water gun. The event is sponsored by […]

CASA a loving home for every child

CASA of South Texas’ (Court Appointed Special Advocates) vision is “a safe, permanent, loving home for every child”. Their mission is to be the voice for abused and neglected children who have been removed from their homes in Atascosa, Frio, Karnes, La Salle and Wilson Counties. When a child enters the foster care system because his or her home is […]

Poteet council moves to increase rates, Sanchez abstains

During the July 3 Poteet City Council meeting, an ordinance to add the charge of container service fee for commercial bins was presented by City Administrator Eric Jiminez. The contract with their solid waste management allows for a four percent increase per year. If they do not start charging the proposed rates, the city will be paying for the commercial […]

Pleasanton ISD passes new budget for district

During the regular meeting of the Pleasanton ISD School Board, trustees voted unanimously on five different agenda items including the new budget for the school district. First off, the trustees approved the gas line repairs at the high school, in the amount of $55,600 with Primo Build Plumbing. The final payout of $178,000 to Joeris for the new building/remodel of […]

ACSO assists MCSO in Poteet pot bust

On Friday, July 13th, officers from the Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office assisted the Medina County Sheriff’s Office in executing a search warrant that Medina County S.O. had obtained for a residence in the 100 block Johnny Lane north of Poteet. A quantity of Marijuana plants being dried out from an inside grow operation were seized. Officers arrested Robert Christopher Dejavanne, […]

Call Stats Reports

The ACSO has been very busy the past seven days with more than 196 calls. 911 Violations07/19/18, 9:22 a.m., ACSGarcia, ACS Saucedo,Gateway Drive, Poteet07/20/18, 8:30 p.m., ACSLindsay, Rose St., Charlotte 07/20/18, 8:35 p.m., ACSGomez, Peaceful Lane Assault Bodily Injury07/18/18, 6:56 p.m., ACSDiaz, ACS Ruiz, WaxwingDrive, Poteet07/19/18, 12:34 p.m., ACSJohnson, Jourdanton EMS,ACS Neely, Bluefield Drive,Pleasanton Assault by Contact07/19/18, 7:46 p.m., ACSDiaz, […]

JISD budget workshop and proposal scheduled

During the July 16 meeting of the Jourdanton ISD school board, the final certified tax values are to be available on July 25. Therefore, McAllister offered July 30 as a date for the budget workshop. There will be a presentation at the next meeting for the proposed budget and tax rate. A special called meeting will be held on August […]

Atascosa County Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week

JULY 25, 2018 RV Broken into in Poteet The Atascosa County Sheriff’s Department along with Crime Stoppers is hoping that a reward of up to FIVE THOUSAND-DOLLARS being offered for one week only will help solve a burglary that occurred in the 800 block of Jenschke Lane located 6 miles north of the city of Poteet. On July 1, 2018 […]


On Wednesday, July 4, Jourdanton held its annual American Pride event at the Jourdanton City Park. Event coordinator Jack Harrison reported they served over 1,500 people and 1,200 hot dogs were eaten throughout the evening. He also reported that there were several hundred vehicles lined on the roads watching the fireworks. That means, despite the rainy weather, the event turned […]

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