Christmas services

•First Baptist Church, Pleasanton, will present the musical “O Holy Night” on Sunday, Dec. 4, during the 10:50 a.m. worship service. The musical features solos by Neva Beeter and Dane Anderson and retells the Christmas story through music. The public is cordially invited to this time of worship to begin the celebration of the Christmas season. The FBC, Pleasanton choir […]

Pleasanton Elementary Science Club shoots for the stars

The Pleasanton Elementary Science Club, consisting of 4th grade students who have a love for science, is soaring to new heights this year. Each club member participated in conducting research on the beginnings of flight and how to construct a rocket. The students then constructed their own rocket which was launched on Tuesday, Nov. 1. The students learned a lot […]

Local participates in Distinguished Youth of Texas Program

Vanessa Ariel Vacca, daughter of Manuel and Lupe Vacca, of Jourdanton, was selected as a candidate in the Distinguished Youth of Texas Scholarship and Recognition Program held November 25- 27 at the Marriott Rivercenter Hotel in San Antonio. During the weekend competition, two students were chosen to receive a $1,000 United States Savings Bond and the right to serve as […]

Hermann Sons holds Thanksgiving dinner

Jourdanton Hermann Sons Lodge 310 held their annual Thanksgiving dinner and meeting on Nov. 10 at Stage Stop Restaurant. Hermann Sons president Scott Merrill presented officer Anthony Travis of the Poteet Police Department with a check for $600 for their Blue Santa Project. Blue Santa is a community project benefiting families in the Atascosa County area who are in need […]

Christmas concert Dec. 4

The Longhorn Museum Society will host its annual Christmas Concert at the Museum on Sunday, Dec. 4. Doors will open at 2 p.m. and the concert will begin at 3 p.m. Music will be provided by the County Line Community Band with spirited music of the season. It’s the best way to kick off the Christmas season with a relaxed […]

Blessed changes at First Baptist Church Poteet

Everyone at First Baptist Church of Poteet would like to tell you the story of how the Lord Jesus Christ has been working in His church for the past year. A year ago on December 6, God brought a new pastor to the church. His name is Allen Weaver. Pastor Allen came from North Texas with his wife Brittney and […]

Pound Pets

Think that you can’t find purebred pets at the pounds? Think again. Pleasanton’s pound has this beautiful young female Boxer and this male Siamese cat as well as cute puppies and a tiny older terrier that is blind in one eye. Jourdanton has this well behaved, obviously trained young yellow lab and a blue heeler as well as other dogs […]

Volunteer at Christmas Village!

The Christmas Village announces that it needs cast members, crew and workers. Help get out the real message of Christmas! Come sign up on Tuesday or Thursday night at 7 p.m. at the Poteet Rotary Club building on the Poteet Strawberry Festival grounds on Highway 16. You are needed! For information, please call: Linda Svoboda, home no. 830-569-8889 and cell […]


Dec. 3 ACCEPT application deadline!

Atascosa County Christmas Elf Project Target 2011, also known as ACCEPT, is a major community effort to help make Christmas a happy time for all residents of Atascosa County. Program organizers remind everyone that they are continuing to accept applications on these dates and sites. Pleasanton •Monday, Nov. 28-Saturday, Dec. 3 at the First Baptist Church of Pleasanton youth building, […]

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