Child drowns in family pool

On Saturday, April 29 tragedy struck a young Pleasanton family. Four-year-old Max Heinze wandered into the back yard and into the in-ground swimming pool. Parents of the child began CPR and called 9-1-1 at 2:52 p.m. EMS and Pleasanton Police were dispatched to the residence. EMS transported the child from his home on Crownhill to South Texas Regional Medical Center […]

Methodist Healthcare System announces agreement to acquire South Texas Regional Medical Center

Methodist Healthcare System, a partnership between HCA and Methodist Healthcare Ministries, announced an agreement to acquire South Texas Regional Medical Center from Community Health Systems. The transaction, which is subject to regulatory approval, is expected to close in the summer of 2017. “The acquisition of South Texas Regional Medical Center aligns with Methodist Healthcare System’s goal of increasing access across […]

Plant giveaway at Poteet FUMC

On April 22, Poteet First United Methodist Church held a successful Plant Giveaway Day. Their goal of giving away 400 veggie plants got a boost when community members joined their church family to donate additional plants. According to Wendy Hilburn’s Wesley Nurse accounting sheets of about 70 cars and 125-150 families, they distributed: squash- 204, tomatoes- 120, pepper plants- 182, […]

It’s picnic time at St. Andrew’s

One of the biggest events in Atascosa County during the spring is the annual St. Andrew Catholic Church Picnic. It just keeps growing and growing. The picnic is planned for Sunday, May 7 at the parish hall located at 626 Market Street, and as always, will be filled with food, fun and festivities. When talking about a picnic, the most […]

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