Summer Sk8 Jam set for July 30

The Navigators of South Texas, clax210 and City of Pleasanton Parks and Recreation are “Partners for Progress” in reaching out to the youth in the community. On Sunday, July 30, they will sponsor Summer Sk8 Jam from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Atascosa River Park in Pleasanton for skateboard enthusiasts. The event is being supported generously by local […]

Collums shares his love of windmills with museum


The windmills that grace the skylines across America embody the spirit of long ago. Local windmill collector and restorer Jim Collums holds a special place in his heart for these grand structures, which he displays at the Poteet Country Winery he owns. He will share this love with the community by donating a windmill and water tank to the Longhorn […]

Water gun battle at the park

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      Sue Brown | Pleasanton Express The Pleasanton Police Department battled it out with kids of all ages during the first Water Gun Battle at the Atascosa River Park last Saturday, July 22. Snacks and entertainment were provided by the City of Pleasanton and Lillian and Tommy Cashmer (Germania Insurance).

Stuff the Bus for CAM

School will begin soon! Atascosa Christian Assistance Ministry (CAM) and SPJST Lodge 202, Jourdanton will again sponsor “Stuff the Bus” by collecting school supplies for the less fortunate students of Atascosa County. Supplies may be delivered to CAM, 500 Avenue H in Poteet, Monday-Friday between 9 a.m. and noon. Checks are also accepted to purchase supplies. Mail checks payable to […]

‘Toy Story’ at Movie Night

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The Atascosa Family Crisis Center and Pleasanton Police Department will host their next free Movie Night featuring “Toy Story” this Friday, July 28. The movie will begin around sunset (about 8:30 p.m.) at the Atascosa River Park in Pleasanton, at the ball field next to the big pavilion. Please bring your lawn chairs and blankets. No alcohol will be allowed, […]

Jourdanton FCCLA students earn gold at national event

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More than 7,500 Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) members, advisers, alumni and guests from across the country gathered in Nashville, Tenn. for the 2017 National Leadership Conference. The meeting provided Jourdanton FCCLA members with the opportunity to attend leadership and program training, hear national speakers, meet the national executive council, explore colleges and careers and impact a […]

Ramos chosen for National Youth Leadership Forum

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Mac (Nik) Ramos was selected for the prestigious program, National Youth Leadership Forum (NYFL): Law & CSI. This six-day Envision program for high school students is held in Washington, D.C. each summer. Ramos is 16 and going into his junior year at Jourdanton High School. He served as the prosecutor for the Jourdanton High School law team last school year. […]


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