ACCEPT application dates set



Jeanne Ulrich and the ACCEPT committee are once again gearing up to make this year’s project another successful one for Atascosa County. Atascosa County residents in need of food and/or toys for Christmas are asked to apply. To be eligible, you cannot be receiving these items from other agencies or groups in the county. Remember, you may apply at any […]

Over 75 years of scouting in Pleasanton



“When you become a Boy Scout, something important happens to you,” wrote Chief Scout Executive Ben H. Love in the Boy Scout Handbook. “Scouting experiences will help you discover that you can make good things happen in your life by planning and setting goals and then reaching for them,” Love continued. Scouting, chartered by congress on June 15, 1916, has […]

JROTC Cadets, American Legion honor veterans



Approximately 100 people gathered for the 2nd Annual Veterans Day Ceremony and Dinner, which was organized by the Pleasanton High School Eagle Battalion Army JROTC Cadets and Atascosa County American Legion Post #436 in Jourdanton. The event was their way of saying thank you to local veterans. Cadet Lieutenant Colonel Mason Moore served as emcee of the event. The Color […]

Children celebrate with ‘Forever Families’



November is National Adoption Awareness Month. Throughout the country, Nov. 13 served as an emotional day, as thousands of children in foster care found permanent, loving families. The ceremonies were all part of National Adoption Day. Locally, Associate Judge Melissa DeGerolami read the Adoption Awareness Proclamation for Atascosa and Frio counties. She was joined by Judge Donna Rayes, Judge Lynn […]

Public Hearings held for annexation area to Pleasanton



Public hearings were held by the Pleasanton City Council on November 5 and again on November 12 for the purpose of considering annexation of approximately 74.8± acres of land located generally north of Goodwin Ave. at FM 3510 between Pulliam Dr. and Woodland Dr., in the City’s extraterritorial jurisdiction. Chris Stewart of Stewart Planning read the service plan for the […]