2012-12-05 E-Edition

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Christmas Bash to benefit ACCEPT



When the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce found out that ACCEPT may have a significant shortage of toys due to an annual party that was cancelled this year, they decided to step up and make sure the children of Atascosa County were not disappointed Christmas morning. Directors started contacting civic groups and friends to organize a fundraiser – one that would […]

Blood donations needed this holiday

December donors are entered to win an Apple iPad 2.

SAN ANTONIO -The holiday season is a difficult time for the blood supply. With many frequent donors on vacation, and colleges and high schools out on winter break, south Texas struggles to obtain sufficient donations for patients. In the spirit of this season of goodwill and gifts, take the time to give blood, the ultimate gift of life. Remember there […]

Pleasanton ISD is planning for progress



Pleasanton ISD is taking steps to plan and prepare for the future. The district will be working with Bob Templeton of Templeton Demographics, LLC to conduct interviews and reviews of development in the area to cultivate a longitudinal profile of projected growth. The study will include input from city and county employees, business leaders, realtors/brokers, and other growth industry individuals. […]

$5,000 CASH REWARD

Burglary On Cruz Lane

The Atascosa County Sheriff’s Department along with Crime Stoppers is hoping that a FIVE THOUSAND-DOLLAR cash reward being offered for one week only will help solve a report of a burglary located in the 200 block of Cruz Lane, 3 miles west of TX HWY 16 on Price Road, ½ mile north of West Ditto Road. On Monday, October 8, […]

Revitalizing downtown




During the Brush Country Christmas event, the promise of a two new venues – the Pleasanton Communty Center and Public Library – will lend so much more to activities for next year’s event. Mayor Clint Powell was at the Brush Country Christmas to read the annual proclamation. When asked how he envisioned the downtown area utilized for future events, he […]

Christmas Bash planned



The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce and various groups will be sponsoring a Christmas Bash to benefit ACCEPT. It will be held on December 15 at the Showbarn. Fun, rockin’ nerds “The Spazmatics” will be the entertainment with Misty Blue opening. Entry fee? An unwrapped toy ($20 value) per couple or $10 donation at the door. Please see article on page […]

Full agenda for Pleasanton City Council meeting tomorrow




A lengthy session is set for this Thursday evening’s Pleasanton City Council meeting. The Texas Municipal League convention, Thanksgiving and a cancelled meeting are the reasons for the 27 items on the agenda. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. in the council chambers at the Pleasanton City Hall, 108 Second St. Some of the items that will be […]

Santa sighted at County events

Charlotte will host their parade this Saturday evening


The very un-Christmaslike weather did not deter the crowd from showing up in downtown Pleasanton on Saturday nor on Monday evening in Jourdanton to visit Santa Claus. While children and their loved ones lined up to visit Santa in Pleasanton, they were entertained by the dance classes from Kid Nation. Santa was assisted by Cowboy Homecoming Queen Kianne Rowinsky and […]

Christmas Village comes alive this weekend



Christmas Village Ministry invites the public to the 2012 presentation of the Christmas Village located at the Strawberry Festival Grounds in Poteet. Come experience the transformed festival grounds into the Holy Land during the time of Jesus. This year’s presentation of Christmas Village will be on Friday, Saturday and Sunday December 7th, 8th, and 9th . Doors open at 5:30 […]