Attend County Fair Sat. and Sun.

Fun ropings added

The Atascosa County Fair will be held this weekend Saturday and Sunday, October 2 and 3 at the Poteet Strawberry Festival grounds. New this year will be two different ropings – goat and chicken. They will take place Saturday evening only in the Poteet Lions Club Arena with the books opening at 5 p.m. Entry fees are $5 per entry […]

Dumping leads to two arrests

Atascosa County deputies arrested two men Wednesday, September 23 when deputies caught the men dumping large bags of empty shotgun shell hulls in a culvert of a waterway on Slomchinski Road west of Leming. Deputies Terry Cooper and Henry Dominguez were on specialized patrol for criminal activity when they encountered the men backed up to a dry creek bed. Deputies […]

Jourdanton ISD calls for $46 million school bond election

•ELECTION DAY: NOV. 3 IN YOUR PRECINCT •EARLY VOTING: OCT. 19- OCT. 30 AT THE ATASCOSA COUNTY ANNEX II On Tuesday, Nov. 3, all registered voters in Jourdanton ISD can cast their ballots in the 2015 bond election. Early voting runs from Oct. 19-30 at the Atascosa County Annex II, located at 914 N. Main St. in Jourdanton. Jourdanton ISD […]

National Night Out set for Oct. 6

Once again, the Pleasanton Police Department will host the 3rd Annual National Night Out next Tuesday, Oct. 6. Everyone is invited to attend the free event at the Atascosa River Park in Pleasanton. This year, it will be held from 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. “A committee headed by Samantha Garcia, Telecommunicator with the Pleasanton Police Department, has been diligently […]

10th Annual Fall Festival at St. Luke’s

The parishioners of St. Luke’s Loire Catholic Church are getting ready for their 10th Annual Fall Festival scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 4, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event will be held on the church grounds and in the airconditioned parish hall. Bring your appetite and enjoy their famous barbecue plate meal being served from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. The […]

Cowboy Crazy Cash begins today

Cowboy Homecoming, is less than a month away… so what’s a better way to celebrate the 50th annual festival than with the popular Cowboy Crazy Cash contest. Contestants can win big – a $500 gift certificate redeemable at the participating merchants. There will also be a winner from each merchant as well – taking home a $25 gift certificate or […]

“9-1-1, what is your emergency?”

The 9-1-1 emergency calling system was implemented in 1968 when American Telephone & Telegraph Company (now AT&T) established a universal emergency number after the President’s Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Justice recommended a single number system for emergencies. This was 10 years after the National Association of Fire Chiefs suggested a single number for reporting fires. In February […]


FLASHBACK: Dr. and Mrs. Parker honored

60 Years ago- Some 500 persons greeted Dr. and Mrs. Milton F. Parker on Thursday evening when they were honored by the Women’s Auxiliary of Mercy Hospital with an informal reception at the Jourdanton Reception Center. A festive air was lent to the occasion by the music of the Jourdanton High School band, which played on the lawn amid colorful […]

Jourdanton pride displayed at cross country meet

The Way I See It

The following comment and letter is being shared from the Jourdanton Pride Facebook page. Wanted to share an email received by Coach Brashear after a Cross Country meet in Hondo a few weeks ago. JISD is very proud of all of our students for always going the extra degree….CPH 212!! Coaches, I have a son who is in 8th grade […]