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December 21, 2011 RSS feed / Living

Lions have great stocking stuffers

The Pleasanton Lions Club would like to wish your family from ours a Merry Christmas. Please keep in mind as you enjoy your holidays that there are families in our area that are less fortunate. More...

Children’s Category

One Crazy Workshop

Hi! I’m Jack the Elf, your tour guide for the day. I work at Santa’s workshop: a colorful, magical, fun and creative place. But most of all, it is very noisy with merry elves yelling and making toys for young kids. More...

Upcoming Christmas services

Atascosa Christian Fellowship More...

Vet group

Veterans Peer to Peer Support Group meets at Cancun Mexican Restaurant, 1411 Jiffy Blvd. in Jourdanton from 6-8 p.m. Next meeting is Dec. 27. Meetings are usually every other Tuesday. More...

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Jourdanton Girl Scout Troop 1161 delivered a Thanksgiving basket to the Leos family on Nov. 16. Back row: Cheyenne Schuetz, Melba Leos, Sam Leos. More...

A Call from Santa

The telephone rang this morning, answering it, I said, “Hello.” On the other end of the line was my friend Santa. He said he needed my help, that one of the reindeer was not feeling very well. More...

The Magic of Christmas

The season of Christmas becomes evident in Pleasanton, Texas, when its citizens began to display beautiful lights, when the stores and small businesses in our town start to play the festive holiday music, and when we are blessed with a couple of week More...

CASA Christmas

Pastor Joe Berkley and his wife Estella, a CASA Volunteer are pictured after a CASA presentation made by Francie Gasch, Volunteer Coordinator, at the First United Methodist Church in Poteet on Decemb More...

Santa’s visit

When I was a child, my mother, grandmother and I would get in the car on Christmas Eve and head for the church’s early Christmas Eve service, Dad never went. He stayed at home. More...

A Place in Lucy’s Heart

I can still remember growing up with my uncle and aunt. I had the privilege of having a cousin by my side that was also raised by them because she was their first grandchild. More...

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Kids’ Christmas Adventure

On Friday, Dec. 23, from 7-10:30 p.m. Hosanna Baptist Tabernacle is hosting a Kids Christmas Adventure for students in grades 1-6. More...

Pet food for fines

Throughout the month of December, the Pleasanton Public Library will be accepting pet food in lieu of your library fines. All donations go to the local no-kill shelter to help out with their continuing expenses and needs. More...

Community Center, Library fundraiser underway

The fundraising continues for the Pleasanton Public Library Foundation, Inc. and the Pleasanton Community Center, Inc. Both entities are 501(c)3 organizations so any donations are tax deductible. More...

Christmas Story Contest Winners

Serious Category Christmas Love Blanket “Are you coming yet, Fabian and Caleb?” Tio Felix waved at them from inside his pick-up. The two cousins grabbed their backpacks and rushed toward his battered green vehicle. More...

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Hannah and Elizabeth West, daughters of Cathy and Roy West of Pleasanton. More...

Salvation Army sales

We would like to inform the public on Wednesday, Dec. 21, Thursday, Dec. 22 and Friday, Dec. 23 ALL Christmas items will be half price! Also, we will be closed Christmas Eve; Saturday, Dec. 24 and Monday, Dec. More...

American Cancer Society helps restore self confidence to women undergoing cancer treatment through ‘Look Good…Feel Better’

PLEASANTON- Look Good...Feel Better is a public service program that teaches beauty techniques to cancer patients to help them cope with the appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment. More...

The Adventurous Christmas Ant

In one dark hole there lived a tiny little ant named Naby. Naby loved Christmas he loved Christmas trees he liked their lights, ornaments, ribbons but most of all he liked the big, yellow, shiny star at the tippy top. Anyway, back to the story. More...

The Bermeas do it again

On November 12, 2011, Gabriella (16 years old) and Nikolas Bermea (12 years old), of East Texas Martial Arts in Texarkana, each won their third consecutive United Family of Martial Artists (UFMA) National Title in Shreveport, Louisiana under the inst More...

Pound pet, great for Christmas

This week’s pound pets are both adorable boys that if not claimed will be available for adoption. More...

Saving Santa

“Phew!” Santa let out as he flopped down into his over stuffed chair. “What’s wrong Santa, did you have a hard day at the factory?” Santa stretched his legs out and laid his head back on the headrest of his chair. More...

The Truth about Santa Claus

The truth about Santa Claus as we all know is different for everyone. Some people believe in him and some people don’t, but almost all of us have had some kind of experience with Santa Claus that always stays with us. More...

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1st grade C. Burkett

Dear Santa, what I want for crismis is a teancker-bell goodtar. I have been a good and bad girl beackas I have been good for lisining to Ms. Burkett. I have been bad beackas some times I donte do what my Perents Say to do. More...