Shanna Niemann, Activity Manager brought fishing to the residents of Retama Manor Pleasanton South for a fishing tournament recently. Theresa Gonzalez hooked into a great catch, and all had a fun time trying to catch the biggest fish. Pictured from left to right are Julie Rejino, Zenon Patlan, Pablo Martinez, Luz Perez, Eva Palacios, Mattie Wier, Mary DeLeon, Carol Kothman, […]

Last day of free vegan cooking classes

Lots of people are getting interested in a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle because they have learned that it is a healthier lifestyle. Vegan recipes are all plant based and use no animals products. Many have questions like- Where do you get your protein? Do you just eat salads? Where will I get calcium? Is the food bland tasting? Will my […]

Registration deadline for Back to School Bash

It is that time of year again, to register for the 6th annual Back to School Bash. The free school supply drive is hosted by New Beginnings Baptist Church, so that area children from pre-kindergarten 12th grade can have a jump start at school. However, you must register your child by July 27 (or while supplies last) to receive supplies […]

Upcoming free Movie Nights set

More free Movie Nights are planned for the summer. The Atascosa Family Crisis Center is very excited to be joining forces with the cities and community to make these events possible. Dates are: July 20- Pleasanton River Park. July 27- Charlotte City Park. Aug. 3- McMullen County Community Center in Tilden. Aug. 4- Poteet Canyon Park. Aug. 10- Pleasanton River […]

Bigfoot Wallace Museum Bake Sale

The Bigfoot Wallace Museum will hold a bake sale on July 14 at 9 a.m. They will be selling the books: “Texas Rising,” “Adventures of Bigfoot Wallace” “Mier Men” and “Bigfoot Wallace” (children’s book) along with their museum cookbook “Recipe and Remembrances”. Also available for sale are our museum note cards, T-shirts, caps and bumper stickers and other items. They […]


CASA of South Texas appreciates its volunteer advocates for the amazing work they do every day for abused and neglected children in foster care! Lew’s at the Pleasanton Country Club served a delicious lunch on June 30 to many of the extended CASA family in Atascosa County. Left to right are: CASA Program Director Frankie Ellis, CASA Director Joni Garcia, […]

Basketball Clinics in Jourdanton, Poteet

Boys and girls ages 12-15 are invited to take part in free upcoming Basketball Clinics. The next one will be at the Jourdanton High School Gym on Saturday, July 14 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. It will be followed by a clinic at the Poteet High School Gym on Saturday, July 28, also from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. […]

Yesteryear Festival just around the corner

The digital age seems light years away from the way our great-great grandparents lived. In fact, the younger generations today don’t have the slightest idea what it was like way back then – build a log cabin, grow your own food, sew your own clothes, etc. The Longhorn Museum’s annual Yesteryear Festival brings all of these old customs and ways […]

VBS in Poteet

Mark your calendars now to come to Vacation Bible School July 23-26 from 6-8 p.m. Come on by the Atascosa First Seventh-day Adventist Church located at 1093 FM RD 476E in Poteet, off Avenue H and 11th Street. Our theme this year is “My Lighthouse” where you will learn to help shine God’s Word and Light to others. Children aged […]


Pictured are children at Bible School at First United Methodist Church. Children enjoyed crafts, Bible stories, science, music, refreshments and a water day on Thursday.