Quilts of Honor at Church of Christ

On Sunday, December 6, Quilts of Honor were presented to four members of the Pleasanton Church of Christ. Several of our ladies who are part of WINGS (Women in God’s Service) and some of whom are also involved with the Medina County Quilt Guild decided to use their talent for quilting to fashion these beautiful quilts for those in our […]


Our Lady of Grace Academy donates to children

Every year, the students at Our Lady of Grace Academy in Pleasanton conduct a service project. This year, at the suggestion of one of the parents, the students chose to hold a donation drive for children in foster care throughout Atascosa County. The students collected toys, clothing, stuffed animals, diapers and other items throughout October and November. In previous years, […]

Christmas service

Celebrate His Birth, Christmas Day, Friday, December 25 beginning at noon at 707 Second St. in Pleasanton. Come late or leave early, but come join evangelist Gary Frey in remembering the reason for the season. There will be Christmas carols, special music, a brief nativity message, Lord’s table followed by a crock pot meal. For information contact evangelist Gary Frey, […]

Testing, counseling offered at The Refuge

The Refuge, located at 506 W. Adams Street, Pleasanton is here to help. They offer free and confidential pregnancy tests, spiritual counseling and ultrasounds. Also offered are parenting and other classes. Call for information about classes and times. All classes are free and open to the public. Any questions call 830-569- 0030. The Refuge is staffed by caring personnel trained […]

All CBC locations closed for winter holiday break

All Coastal Bend College (CBC) locations will close for the College’s winter holiday break on Wednesday, December 16 at 5 p.m. Administrative offices will reopen for business on Monday, January 4 at 8 a.m. Classes for the spring 2016 semester are scheduled to begin on Monday, January 11. Students who have no holds on their accounts will have the opportunity […]


In Search of Gavdopoula Light

I was on a mission to locate the southern most lighthouse in Greece for the book “The Lighthouses of Greece”. After exploring the lighthouses on the very large island of Crete, my British friend, Liz and I, drove South, where we would begin what we expected to be a day-long excursion. Planning to stay the night on Crete, we located […]

Donate to Toys for Tots program

This year marked the inaugural year of the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve “Toys for Tots community program in our area. The Atascosa County Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4853, in Jourdanton, manages a satellite facility under the San Antonio Regional “Toys for Tots” program. Our goal is to deliver, through a new toy at Christmas, a message of hope […]

Christmas Cheer

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