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Your vote matters


How can you tell if someone running for local office is qualified and will do a good job? If you...

Judge Bob Hurley

Atascosa County Judge’s Report


We are prepared to announce that the county will be sponsoring a 30- day, 1,000 shot per day drive through...

Mayor Travis Hall

Mayor’s Message – Pleasanton


Greetings from the Mayor’s office, I was very sad to hear about the death of Pleasanton City Councilman and Pleasanton...

Ed Sterling

No government mandated vaccine passports in Texas


Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order last week banning state agencies, cities or counties from creating a “vaccine passport”...

Paul Michael Jones

Adventures in autism


Over the last several years, people have suggested that I might be autistic. Most of these comments have been made...

Chief Priest

Chief Priest’s Report – Lytle


Greetings from Lytle PD, Your Lytle PD officers handled 54 calls for service. It wasn’t too busy. Fortunately, the Strawberry...

Guest Columns and Opinions

Buy the shoes


Imagine you are walking into Macy’s to use the bathroom. We all do it, and if you say don’t, then...

Awareness isn’t enough


April 17 is Autism Awareness Day. I’m going to veer off my planned path for this week to talk about...

How did this road get here?


Hello, my fellow Atascosans! I hope everyone is enjoying this warmer weather. After February’s winter storm, I will never complain...

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