Eastern Stars Light Up the Skies of Pleasanton

This Wednesday begins a two day visit to Pleasanton of the Worthy Grand Matron and Worthy Grand Patron of the Grand Chapter of Texas, Order of the Eastern Star. These distinguished guests are in town for activities surrounding the “Parade of Peacocks” Eastern Star School of Instruction for District Five, Section Five at Pleasanton on January 8, 2015 to be […]

Pearsall group to host Ruth Marsh

Ruth Marsh will be the special featured speaker at the Pearsall Christian Women’s Luncheon on Monday, Jan. 12. She is the administrator at Argent Court in Jourdanton and she will share interesting facts about the assisted living facility. The event is noon to 2 p.m. at First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall in Pearsall. Musical guest will be Steve Peyton […]

New cookbook captures Texas’ hometown cooking

Texas’ home cooks are well-known for good food now everyone can enjoy that special flavor in the new Texas Hometown Cookbook by Kent Whitaker and Sheila Simmons. Published by Great American Publishers (www.greatamericanpublishers.com; Kosciusko, MS) the book is available locally in bookstores and gift shops. The 256-page cookbook contains more than 300 of the Lone Star State’s favorite recipes submitted […]

Dual Credit Welding courses now enrolling

Coastal Bend College and Pleasanton High School are partnering together to offer an opportunity for PHS students to earn a MSAA Dual Enrollment Certificate in Welding. Deadline to register is January 12. Contact the Guidance and Counseling office today! PHS Students can complete the following courses and become eligible to receive a Marketable Skills Achievement Award Certificate (MSAA) from Coastal […]

Sofia Maureen Taylor

Kevin and Lindsey Land Taylor of Kyle, Texas, proudly announce the birth of their daughter, Sofia Maureen Taylor. She arrived on Oct. 28, 2014, at 12:53 p.m. weighing 8 pounds, 10 ounces and measuring 22 1/2 inches in length. Grandparents are John and Donna Land of Pleasanton and Nancy and Monty Taylor of Prosper, Texas. Great-grandparents are Manuel and Barbara […]


Little Slips of Paper

Lately I’ve come across some “Golden Moments” as little slips of paper peep up or out at me as I search for something else. The receipt that I was looking for has again escaped my search, but much more meaningful finds have surfaced into the light of my day. These small pieces of paper still have the tear marks where […]

FBC Poteet Senior Adult Program

Happy New Year to everyone! The new year will start at FBC Senior Adult Program this month on January 20, at 10:30 a.m. Bro. Juan Florez from Hosanna Baptist Church in Poteet will bring our program and bless us with a devotional thought and his musical talent. Bring a covered dish for the luncheon and come join the good food, […]

Salinas earns degree

Pleasanton native Norma Jean Salinas graduated with “highest distinction” from the University of the Southwest in Hobbs, NM, on December 18, 2014, when she earned her Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling degree. The “highest distinction” honor is a special recognition that is only presented to graduates who maintain a 4.0 GPA throughout their entire master’s program. Norma Jean […]

Community Calendar

January 8 • Local Longhorn group meets Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. at All Saint’s Episcopal Church in Pleas., Hwy. 97 West, next to Granny D’s. • Pleasanton AA Newcomers group meets Thursday at 8:15 p.m. at 914 Ohio St. in Pleasanton. Have Any Questions? Call or Text: Melinda 210-913-8888; David: 830-399-5010 or Angela 210-727-9861. • On-going Classes at The […]