Pleasanton, Leming and Jourdanton VFD were dispatched to an RV/ vehicle fire on Second St. north of Pleasanton on Wednesday night just before 10 p.m. No injuries were reported and cause of the fire is under investigation.


National Night Out was held across Atascosa County Tuesday night in Pleasanton, Jourdanton, Poteet, Charlotte and Lytle. Look for a full page collage of photos from Tuesday’s events in next week’s edition!

Pleasanton ISD works on increasing district’s rating

Opening the September 10 meeting of the Pleasanton school board was Dr. Venus Valenta, who will be working with the district to get their ratings increased. She discussed the four goals and many performance objectives that will be formulated, and the three checkpoints throughout the year that will examine how well they are meeting these. The District Improvement Plan will […]

Peña and Tapia welcome Solis

Rene M. Peña and Jennifer R. Tapia, welcome our new partner, Molly Groesbeck Solis. Solis is excited to return to work in Atascosa County. Solis represents adults and juveniles accused of criminal offenses in state, local and federal courts in Atascosa, Wilson, Karnes and Bexar Counties. Solis also practices Municipal Law, Family Law, Civil Litigation and Property Law. Solis is […]

Jourdanton city council adopts 2019-20 budget, tax rate

The Jourdanton City Council held a Special Called Meeting on September 23 to discuss the annual budget and proposed property tax. Citizens’ Comments Patricia Jean Elizabeth Tymrak-Daughtrey was the only one to speak on these issues. Regarding design aspects of the water features reconstruction, she strongly urged the council to form a community advisory committee, who would report back to […]

Star Teacher!

Christi is a true teacher for all kids no matter the circumstances. Christi is not only a great person but an amazing teacher. A mother of two boys she has overcome lots of challenges. This has just widened her strength in the teaching field. She has a heart as big as Texas. She has taught in Pleasanton several years and […]


We’d like to thank everyone that came out Sunday and bought a sandwich or donated money to the Atascosa County Fire Departments. Also thanks to everyone that helped put this event together. We really do appreciate the support!

Texas to participate in the 25×25 Challenge

Texans for Public Education announces our participation in an initiative called The 25 x 25 Challenge. Taking President John F. Kennedy’s philosophy of setting a huge goal to bring out the best in others, we challenge the Texas Legislature to improve Texas’ ranking among the states for expenditures per student. Currently, Ed Week ranks Texas as 48th in the nation […]

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