JHS student in new TV series ‘Avery Park’



Safe House Films is pleased to announce the trailer release for the new TV series “Avery Park.” Names such as Spider- Man, Captain America and Iron Man have all become popular heroes throughout the country, but what about the Phoenix 12? This new group of superhero kids is primed to hit households soon, in the locally filmed, familyoriented mystery/sci-fi series, […]

BLUE SANTA IN PLEASANTON AND POTEET



The Pleasanton and Poteet Police Departments helped make the Christmas season brighter, by each holding their annual Blue Santa Programs. The Pleasanton Police Department distributed gifts on Dec. 19, while the Poteet Police Department gave out gifts Dec. 20. Toy drives were held at several locations to assist with the collections. Others with the Poteet Police Association include Yvonne Mejia, […]

Stepping Into The New Year



Join Second Baptist Chapel as they host the “Stepping Into the New Year” Fashion Show and Musical on Saturday, Dec. 27. The event will be held from 6-10 p.m. at the Pleasanton Civic Center. It will feature a buffet, raffle drawing, music, silent auction, door prizes, fashion and fun. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 10 and […]

Santa, Mrs. Claus visit Primary



The Pleasanton Army Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) cadets brought early holiday joy and cheer to the students at the Pleasanton Primary School by enlisting the help of Santa and Mrs. Claus for “Operation Santa Cane.” On Wednesday, Dec. 17, ten cadets joined the youngsters in their classrooms to read and sing holiday stories. The highlight of the visit […]

JISD CHRISTMAS CONCERT



Christmas Story Contest Entry

Grandma’s 100th Christmas


The smell of fresh prune kolaches coming out of the oven. Homemade chicken noodle soup bubbling in a huge, battered cooking pot. Czech Christmas carols. Dixie cup Christmas bells hanging on the front door. Those are the things that stick out in my mind when I think about spending over 40 Christmas Eves at my grandmother’s house. They were all […]

Christmas Story Contest Entries

Humbled By a Gift


Holly pushed her food across the plate and couldn’t stop thinking about an e-mail she had sent earlier. As if the financial woes her family was experiencing weren’t enough to deal with, she had just broadcasted their situation to the world, well, at least to part of the world anyway. Their finances were so strained that they didn’t have $20 […]

The Christmas Ring




It was so cold she could feel the ice crack beneath her feet as she walked to her job at the downtown coffee shop. She had been there just a few months when upon her arrival home one late night, she found the note on the kitchen table. “I don’t love you anymore. Do not try to find me; I […]

COOKIES WITH SANTA AT PISD



The Refuge offers refuge



The Refuge, located at 506 W. Adams Street, Pleasanton is here to help. They offer free and confidential pregnancy testing, spiritual counseling. Ultra Sounds are offered every other Tuesday. Please call the office to schedule an appointment. The refuge holds the following classes: Thursdays at 4 and 5 p.m. Parenting Classes; Parenting Boys at 6 p.m. The Refuge also offers […]


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