Former Fugitive Arrested Again

Thursday night search yields arrest

A former Texas Department of Public Safety Most Wanted Fugitive has been captured once again. San Juanito Leyva, was arrested after a search warrant was executed by the collaborative efforts of the Pleasanton Police Department and the Atascosa County Sheriff’s office. The arrest occurred at the 800 block of Trade Street last Thursday evening, July 17, 2014. Officers allegedly located […]

Coronado murdered

Three weeks after his son’s murder, Daniel Coronado Sr. was shot to death at his home on Dallas Street in Pleasanton. On Tuesday July 15, 2014, at approximately 11 p.m., officers of the Pleasanton Police Department were dispatched to the 800 block of Dallas Street for a shooting. Upon arriving at the location, officers found Daniel Coronado Sr. 45, deceased […]

Caballero indicted for Tampering with Governmental Record

Court documents obtained on July 17, 2014 revealed an indictment was handed down charging Justice of the Peace, Pct. 1 Betty Caballero with the offense of Tampering with Governmental Record. The Class A misdemeanor allegedly occurred on or about October 1, 2013. Caballero posted a $5,000 bond and was released. This is the second offense Caballero has been charged with […]

Citizens Concerned about future of Carrizo Aquifer

A panel discussion on the impact of SAWS desalination project on the Atascosa County water supply was held at the Pleasanton Community Center, Monday evening, July 21. Concerns were expressed by a local geologist, some Evergreen Water District directors and other Atascosa County citizens. Panelists were Morris Cowley, Poteet citizen; Geologist Arthur Troell, Pleasanton, a retired SAC Professor; Larry Fox, […]


Rodeo Festival fast approaching

Cowboy of the Year, Hall of Fame announced - plus Mark Chesnutt headlines on Saturday

The Young Farmers are getting ready for the Pleasanton Young Farmers’ Cowboy of the Year Open Rodeo Festival. Natalie Rose will perform after the Cowboy of the Year, South Texas Hall of Fame presentations and rodeo on Friday, August 15. Mark Chesnutt will headline on Saturday. Planned again for this year is an IBCA sanctioned BBQ cook-off and washer contest. […]

Work continues at playscape

Crews are busy rebuilding a vital part of the Atascosa River Park in Pleasanton– the wooden playground playscape first built 27 years ago. From April 1-5, 1987, a team of hundreds from Atascosa County and beyond proved that dreams really can come true, when they built the structure. The project was organized by Pleasanton residents Rachel Hurley and Pam Peeler. […]

Cowboy of the Year and Hall of Fame Nominations needed

Cowboy of the Year, Hall of Fame nominations needed Nominations are being accepted for the 2014 Cowboy of the Year as well as for inductees into the South Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame. The winners will be announced at the Pleasanton Young Farmer’s Cowboy of the Year Rodeo on Friday night, August 15. Cowboy of the Year nominations must be […]


No pass, no play for athletes

60 Years ago- North Pleasanton lacks less than $2,500 of having enough money to start construction on a $15,000 swimming pool in the Progressive Club Park. The proposed swimming pool came up for discussion Monday night as the Chamber of Commerce held its pancake supper at the northtown city hall in connection with the hospital site fund drive. 50 Years […]