Local Eagle Scout presents Boy Scouts Annual Report to Commissioners Court

Eagle Scout Jesse A. Fehr of Boy Scouts Troop 194 of Pleasanton, presented the Boy Scouts of America’s report at the Commissioners Court meeting on Monday, Feb. 23. It took place at the Atascosa County Courthouse, in Jourdanton. February 2015 marks the 105th anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). Since the organization launched in 1910, the BSA has […]

Sammy Hoggard named SPJST State Fraternalist

Sammy Hoggard joined SPJST District Director Bob Bayer of Floresville after Sammy was selected to receive SPJST’s top individual award for volunteers – the 2014 SPJST State Fraternalist. The 19 nominees from across the state submitted summaries of their activities in SPJST and community service. Sammy is the youngest SPJST member to win this prestigious award. Sammy represented the state […]


Carseat inspection in Charlotte

Are your children buckled up correctly? More than 8 out of 10 car seats are installed incorrectly! Make sure your child is riding correctly. Get a free inspection on Wednesday, March 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Charlotte First Baptist Church parking lot, 173 Yule Avenue. Bring your child and car seat. Know your child’s height and […]

American Cancer Society urges colon cancer screening

SAN ANTONIO – While a combination of earlier detection and better treatments have yielded a steady decline in the colorectal cancer death rate over the past 20 years, colorectal cancer will kill nearly 50,000 people in the U.S. in 2015, including 4,134 in Texas, according to the American Cancer Society. Colorectal cancer is one of only a handful of cancers […]

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