Salvation Army weekly sales

The Salvation Army Family Store in Pleasanton invites everyone to this week’s End of the Month Blow-Out Sale. Everything will be 50 percent off on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Store hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. On Saturday, July 1, the store will be closed. They will re-open on July 5.  

VBS at St. Matthew Catholic Church

St. Matthew Catholic Church in Jourdanton will hold its Vacation Bible School from July 11-14. The event will run from 9 a.m. to noon. The deadline to complete the form and return it to the church office at 1608 Campbell in Jourdanton is Friday, July 7. Those with any questions about the event or registration are asked to call Kendall […]

‘Mondays at the Movies’ at Pleasanton library

This summer, the Pleasanton Library and Information Center will hold “Mondays at the Movies until August 14, at 10 a.m. “Teen Fridays” will continue until August 18, at 3 p.m. Please join us in the Pleasanton Civic Center, for these events. If you have any questions, please call the library at 830-569-5901. The Pleasanton Library and Information Center is open […]

Summer Reading Camp at Poteet Jr. High

This summer, Poteet ISD would like to invite families and students from Poteet and the surrounding area to join their Reading Camp. This is an opportunity for kiddos to come, relax and read. Every Thursday, from now until July 27 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m., they will open up the Poteet Junior High Library to all students that want to beat […]

Escaped convict recaptured

  The Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office was notified last Friday by the State Board of Pardon and Parole that a convicted registered sex offender living in Atascosa County had absconded. Parole Board officials notified Jail Captain Martin Gonzales and Chief Deputy Cregg Thompson early Friday that Julian Maldonado Sr., had cut off his ankle monitor and fled his Primrose Subdivision […]

Pleasanton’’s proposed budget addresses water projects

  During the Public Works Director’s report at the June 15 Pleasanton City Council meeting, David Alviso reported that the Main Yard well is 20-years-old and reaching the end of its life expectancy. Alviso said they have been informed by the well company that this will be the last repair to the well. In the proposed draft budget for 2017-18, […]

AHC receives $200K grant

If you have been a longtime residents of Atascosa County, you may remember that the Atascosa Health Center (AHC) started in Poteet as a Rural Health Initiative program in 1978 and in 1981 moved to Pleasanton into the old hospital. Now 36 years later, AHC is coming home to its first roots in history, to Poteet, where it all began […]

Project to address stagnant Atascosa River

Stagnant, algae-covered water at the Atascosa River Park may soon be a thing of the past. The City of Pleasanton project to improve water quality and flow in the Atascosa River continues to move forward, with officials targeting the end of the year for completion. The project’s final engineering studies are being completed, and the city will soon open bidding […]

Poteet FFA takes trip to Garner

Every year the Poteet FFA has a reward trip for the members who come to the FFA meetings, volunteer at the Strawberry Festival, and represent our chapter at contests or stock shows. On Thursday June 8th the FFA chapter headed to Garner State Park with 14 FFA members for a day of fun in the sun. We allow the students […]

Paul Wilson

  Paul Wilson United in our grief, we mourn the passing of an amazing man Paul Wade Wilson. However, we must more importantly celebrate his life. Paul was a multifaceted, complex man who loved to describe himself as a “simple country boy.” He was anything but. Born to a single mom in rural Wyoming, his life was rich and vibrant […]


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