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Michelle Cardenas, Chief Appraiser of the Atascosa County Appraisal District presented a report, at the Feb. 1 Pleasanton City Council meeting. She spoke on behalf of Joe Rodriguez, the city's representative to ACAD, who had a family emergency. She said their appraisers are working in Pleasanton ISD ...
It's a dirty job, but somebody has to do it. Before any action can take place at the Stock Show & Rodeo, dirt — a massive amount of dirt — has to be trucked into the AT&T Center. About 2,160 tons of soil was transported from the Atascosa County community of Charlotte to spread across the floor of the arena.

The youth was transferred on Friday to a juvenile detention center that Bandera County contracts with in Atascosa County to house juvenile suspects. King, on Monday, Jan. 29, was not certain if the teen was still in custody. King said the student expressed no clear reason for having the gun on campus ...
Feral hogs run through a farm in Atascosa County, Thursday, June 23, 2011. Joseph Meyers, of Flying J Services, is hired by farmers to eliminate the feral hog population and hunts them from his helicopter (Photo: Jerry Lara, San Antonio Express-News). Texas happens to be home to most of the nation's ...
A frac spread at an Abraxas Petroleum Corp. well site in Atascosa County Texas on August 23, 2016. Photo: Carolyn Van Houten /Carolyn Van Houten. Image 2 of 3. People work at an Abraxas Petroleum Corp. frac spread in Atascosa County Texas on August 23, 2016. People work at an Abraxas ...
JOURDANTON — Defense attorneys in the Atascosa County capital murder trial of Shawn Puente, accused of killing a San Antonio police officer, failed Friday to convince a judge to move the trial based on the district attorney's asking local officers for help finding potential jurors “who won't be afraid to kill ...

JOURDANTON — Defense attorneys in the Atascosa County capital murder trial of Shawn Puente, accused of killing a San Antonio police officer, failed Friday to convince a judge to move the trial based on the district attorney's asking local officers for help finding potential jurors “who won't be afraid to kill ...
On Monday, Lazo, 30, and her three children were traveling in a 2003 Nissan SUV on Interstate Highway 37 in Atascosa County on Monday, just south of San Antonio. About 10:25 a.m. they were involved in an accident, according to a news release from Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Deon ...
Just a friendly reminder, the Atascosa County Animal Control Rescue Network will be hosting their second public meeting. It will be held at the Jourdanton Community Center THIS Thursday, Jan. 18 at 7 p.m. They are looking forward to meeting with all of their rescue groups, volunteers and fosters families ...
The next town hall informational meeting will be held in Leming THIS Thursday, Jan. 11 at 6 p.m. in the old Leming school and auditorium located on US 281 North. The meeting will be officiated by Lt. Henry Dominguez of the ACAC and Atascosa County Pct. 1 Commissioner Mark Gillespie. The meeting is ...
A huge plume of smoke was caused by a controlled agricultural burn in Atascosa County on Monday afternoon. A huge plume of smoke was caused by a controlled agricultural burn in Atascosa County on Monday afternoon. Photo: Thomas Davis/Twitter. Image 2 of 4. A huge plume of smoke was caused by ...
A huge plume of smoke was caused by a controlled agricultural burn in Atascosa County on Monday afternoon. A huge plume of smoke was caused by a controlled agricultural burn in Atascosa County on Monday afternoon. Photo: Thomas Davis/Twitter. Image 2 of 4. A huge plume of smoke was caused by ...
ATASCOSA COUNTY, Texas - The U.S. Geological Survey reported a 3.5 magnitude earthquake approximately 40 miles Southeast of San Antonio Saturday morning. Seismic activity was first reported at 9:37 a.m. in Atascosa County, north of the city of Fashing.
A 3.5 magnitude earthquake hit south of San Antonio Saturday morning according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake was centered approximately 16 miles southwest of Poth, near Fashing in Atascosa County. The earthquake was 3 miles deep. Wilson and Atascosa county sheriff's office reported ...
The fire started around 2:30 a.m. Thursday at a home on the 24500 block of Loma Verde, which is near the Bexar County-Atascosa County line. Deputies say the man had ammunition in the mobile home and propane tanks underneath it. That forced them to evacuate 1,000 feet around the home. Deputies say that at one ...
In Pleasanton and Atascosa County, due to Eagle Ford Shale development, there is a lot of oil field activity now and that can be seen in the 'white truck' (oil related) traffic and busy hotels, restaurants and other businesses in this area. Pleasanton, by location alone, benefits from a good price in crude oil.
2017 was an extremely productive and record-breaking year for the District Attorney's Office. Atascosa County had a record 630 indictments – almost twice the annual average. Wilson County had a record 303 indictments, and Frio County had 191 indictments, the most in both counties since at least 2005.

In January, Mason Vick sold his Class 3 Exotic Steer for $14,000 at the Atascosa County Livestock Show, winning Grand Champion Steer. Bob Byrd addresses the oak wilt problem that was rapidly spreading through Pleasanton to the City Council during the citizen's comments. The McMullen County ...
The Atascosa County Junior Livestock Show is Just right around the corner. If you plan to show at the Atascosa County Junior Livestock Show please plan to attend January 6 and January 13 to help prepare for the show. We will start each day at 8 a.m.. Atascosa County Junior Livestock Show Commercial ...
Atascosa County Sheriff's Deputy Sgt. Joe Saucedo was dispatched to a trash dumped call early yesterday morning in the most southern end of our county. The county road was a dead-end road and was one of our last county roads before entering McMullen county. The only people driving this road were hunters with deer ...
The Atascosa County Animal Control will be hosting a public meeting for the county residents of Campbellton and the surrounding areas tonight at 6 p.m. in the Campbellton Community Center located at the corner of St. Francis and Campbellton St. The main topic of discussion will be the new ordinances ...
Atascosa County isn't alone in its need for more space — its planned upgrade from 92 beds to 138 beds in its Jourdanton facility is just par for the course of several Texas counties thanks to population growth in the San Antonio-New Braunfels metropolitan statistical area. The population surge is attributed ...
With the Christmas Holidays around the corner, many Atascosa County residents may be searching for something charitable to do before the year comes to an end. There are many animals in the county that need saving and one animal rescue group needs your help in doing just that in various ways.
The man holed up inside the house prompted a multiagency effort, which included the Texas Department of Public Safety, the Atascosa County Sheriff's Office, the Texas Rangers, the Bexar County Sheriff's Office and a SWAT team. “At approximately 1:24 p.m., a trooper attempted to stop a vehicle near I-35 ...
Meanwhile, Atascosa County Commissioners are expected to issue $10 million in debt this month to nearly double the inmate capacity of the jail there. “Around the state there is an increase in jail construction that began several years ago after an extended lull,” DRG Architects' Wayne Gondeck, an architect ...
ATASCOSA COUNTY, Texas - A multi-agency search for an aggravated robbery suspect out of Pleasanton has ended without the man in custody, officials said early Tuesday. Previously deputies had been checking people's IDs and searching the trunks of vehicles. Deputies had lined Highway 16, as well ...
ATASCOSA COUNTY, Texas - Two men pulled a woman from a burning car Sunday night when after a SUV collided with a truck trailer. Authorities were called to Highway 16 at the Bexar and Atascosa County lines at about 7 p.m. Police said a SUV carrying a small family collided with a work truck with a horse trailer ...
Atascosa County Commis-sioners' Court approved the design plans for enlargement/renovation of the Atascosa County jail. Work on the project will begin late February/early March with construction to be finished this year. Architect is Wayne Gondeck, with DRG Architects, and the contractor who is the ...
Sales tax figures for the first month of 2018 looked bright across Texas, with Atascosa County seeing a 100.81 percent increase over last year. Atascosa County saw a net payment this period of $583,891 compared to prior year's check of $290,786. Atascosa County outpaced sister counties of Bee, Frio, ...
Roughneck Eluid Cervantes pulls up a section of drilling pipe with the help of machinery at the Abraxus Petroleum Shut Eye Unit oil drilling rig in the Eagle Ford Shale in Atascosa County in this May 11, 2017, file photo. Roughneck Eluid Cervantes pulls up a section of drilling pipe with... U.S. shale drillers ...
He also covers the Atascosa County Commissioners' Court meetings. Leon is also an excellent photographer, takes pictures for us and produces many of the photos you see each week in the paper. He also contributes his Grid Iron Picks during footballseason and has written many features on historical ...
Atascosa County Sheriff's Deputy Sgt. Joe Saucedo was dispatched to a trash dumped call early yesterday morning in the most southern end of our county. The county road was a dead-end road and was one of our last county roads before entering McMullen county. The only people driving this road were ...
Area youth are busy working on their projects to be judged at the Atascosa County Livestock Show. The show will be held January 15-20, with the auction set for Saturday at noon. The parade of champions will be presented before the auction, starting at 10 a.m.. Buyers may sign up early by completing the ...
Roughneck Eluid Cervantes pulls up a section of drilling pipe with the help of machinery Thursday May 11, 2017 at the Abraxus Petroleum Shut Eye Unit oil drilling rig in the Eagle Ford Shale in Atascosa County, Texas. Oil companies expect to spend billions more next year on drilling wells and pumping oil ...
... and they're afraid to give me the information to set up a personal (ACA) account,” said Graciela Cruz, an independent San Antonio insurance agent for 17 years who often works as an ACA navigator with low-income people in Atascosa County. “But they can't do all that username-and-password routine by ...
This is Palo Alto College's third TRIO program, with two others in partnerships with Southwest ISD and a set of Atascosa County school districts. “When you've been in education and you see a student with so much potential, it seems like there's only so much you can do,” Watts said. “I'm a big motivator, I'm ...
With the Christmas Holidays around the corner, many Atascosa County residents may be searching for something charitable to do before the year comes to an end. There are many animals in the county that need saving and one animal rescue group needs your help in doing just that in various ways.
What began in 1985 as a food drive of the Pleasanton Noon Lions Club for needy families, has grown into what we now call ACCEPT. The annual program provides toys and food for Atascosa County residents in need. ACCEPT coordinator Jeanne Ulrich and her team will set up at St. Andrew's Parish Hall ...
The Atascosa County Sheriff's Office says that a standoff with a suspect in Lytle ended peacefully with the suspect placed under arrest. KENS5.com Staff ... The Atascosa County Sheriff's Office told KENS 5 a man tried to run away from a DPS trooper after he was arrested Friday afternoon. The suspect ...
There is no doubt that Atascosa County has its share of brave and outstanding police officers patrolling and protecting the streets. It is even better when such officers get featured in pictorial books due to the wonderful job they do everyday and the sacrifices they make for their families to keep our ...
Atascosa County Emergency Medical Services personnel will hold a small celebration to honor retiring director, Jimmy Day. The celebration will be held at the EMS training center in Poteet, behind the Poteet Fire Department at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2. Come join the party and help his family and friends ...
... Texas play in 2014 by acquiring interests in 10,600 gross acres that included 22 producing wells and 10 DUCs in Atascosa County, Texas.
In light of the tragic event that occurred in Sutherland Springs, many citizens of Atascosa County feel the need to know how to protect ...
Many will gather together with Main Street Outreach to prepare a Thanksgiving Dinner for Atascosa County residents free of charge to the ...
In state district court filings in Atascosa County, all three companies .... such as this, was notified by Atascosa County emergency management, ...
JOURDANTON — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Atascosa County, Cinch Ranch Sorting National Championship and ...
ATASCOSA COUNTY, Texas – Officials opened a criminal investigation after a horse had to be freed by Atascosa County deputies from an oil ...
A horse who was rescued after he fell into an oil vat is back with his owner and recovering well, Atascosa County Animal Control officials said.
Atascosa County Animal Control posted photos to its Facebook page showing the horse desperately holding itself up from going under.
Atascosa County Animal Control Lt. Henry Dominguez was called into assist in the rescue. The rescuers used a halter on the horse to prevent ...


 

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