Mayor, City Manager urges all to move forward on Community Center/Library project




A special Pleasanton City Council meeting was held, Monday, March 26 to hear a short presentation and discuss the Community Center/ Library building projects. Mayor Clint Powell opened the meeting with the overall theme “moving forward”. The Mayor and City Manager Bruce Pearson both repeated the phrase several times in the under 30 minute meeting. “I’ve heard several comments over […]

Jourdanton Council approves ordinance for RV park




The Jourdanton City Council meeting began with a public hearing on March 19, asking for public comments on the Planning and Zoning Commission’s recommendation for a special use permit by Woode Henry for 910 Mesquite Street. Patsy J. Tymrak- Daughtry said that she was at the Planning and Zoning Commission meeting and it was not clear what he intends to […]

Play poker for Relay For Life



The JC Jammers Relay for Life Team will be holding a Texas Hold’em Tournament Friday, March 30.. The tournament will be held at the Quillian House located on the corner of Main Street and Bensdale Road near the River Park entrance in Pleasanton. Players may begin arriving at 7:00 and the tournament will begin at 7:30. Buy-ins are $30 with […]

Oil & Gas Report

What the little “Oil” City of Pleasanton looks like at dawn, dusk and nighttime

The City of Pleasanton area has experienced quite a change in the past couple of years. With the continuous arrival of a large contingent of oil and gas related firms, it’s seen a booming mi-migration. When I did my first Eagle Ford oil and gas article in the March 23, 2011 issue, I counted 18 firms located here due to […]

Family Fun Day in the Park March 31



Bring the entire family out this Saturday, March 31, to the Jourdanton City Park. Safe Schools/Healthy Students has teamed up with CASA of South Texas to host Family Fun Day in the Park from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. The free event will recognize April as Child Abuse Awareness Month and promote safe and healthy families. Organizers hope that everyone can come […]

PHS Choir members advance to State



On Monday, February 27, Pleasanton High School Choir students attended the Region 11 UIL Choir Solo and Ensemble Contest. Choir members participating were: James Hamilton, Melissa Minjares and Annalyese Zepeda. Earning “ones” and qualifying for the State Solo and Ensemble Contest are Melissa Minjares and Annalyese Zepeda. Congratulations to the Eagle Choir members on outstanding performances at Regionals and good […]

Caballero Egg Hunt



It is time once again for the 12th annual David Caballero’s Family and Friends Easter Egg Hunt. Drop by the Atascosa River Park in Pleasanton this Saturday, March 31. The hunt will start at 10 a.m. Ages up to 12 are eligible for prizes. Be sure to bring your own basket.

Don’t Be a Litterbug Contest a huge success



The Jourdanton Garden Club sponsored their third “Don’t Be a Litterbug” contest, which was open to all elementary children, grades one through five. It was especially difficult this year as the club had over 120 entries, with beautiful posters and written essays. All the winners received Wal-Mart gift certificates and Dairy Queen tokens. Winners of the poster contest from the […]

Webelos Scouts learn how to save lives



Paramedics Raynez Day and Ryan Reid, both with Quality Ambulance Service, hosted a first aid training class for the Webelos Scouts from Cub Scouts Pack 194, Pleasanton. The event was held on Sunday, March 18, at the Pleasanton First United Methodist Church. The first aid training is part of the Webelos Scouts earning their Readyman badge, a requirement for the […]

Benefit for Chapa



A fundraiser is planned for Sunday, April 1, for Luis Chapa. Carne guisada plates with rice and beans will be sold for $6 each, at the Dalton’s parking lot in Pleasanton. Serving will begin at 11 a.m. All proceeds will go toward medical expenses for Luis Chapa. Last year he was diagnosed with gastric cancer.


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