On Wednesday, July 4, Jourdanton held its annual American Pride event at the Jourdanton City Park. Event coordinator Jack Harrison reported they served over 1,500 people and 1,200 hot dogs were eaten throughout the evening. He also reported that there were several hundred vehicles lined on the roads watching the fireworks. That means, despite the rainy weather, the event turned […]


A State Republican delegate training was held before a packed house at the Evergreen Underground Water District offices recently. State Republican Party Chairman James Dickey was key speaker at the event. From left are Jeff Santleben, Chairman, Uvalde County; Jack Dubose, Chairman, Real County; Marian Knowlton, Chairman, Atascosa County; State Chairman James Dickey; Ruby Mannen, Chairman, Wilson County and Rita […]

Allies give animals second chance for forever homes

Atascosa Animal Allies, a non-profit organization formed in October 2017, needs foster homes and donations desperately to continue providing the best care for hurting and homeless cats and dogs in Pleasanton. Atascosa Animal Allies has a contract with the City of Pleasanton Animal Shelter to find homes for cats and dogs. The two biggest needs are foster homes for animals […]

Play Rodeo Riches, shop at home and win prizes

The Pleasanton Young Farmers are getting ready for their annual Cowboy of the Year Open Rodeo and Festival to be held August 17-18, so it must be time to launch the popular Rodeo Riches contest. Contestants can win big – a $500 gift certificate redeemable at the participating merchants. The contest is easy to enter. Simply visit any merchant listed […]

Open letter to PHS students and parents

Principal Guajardo prepares for new school year

Pleasanton High School Principal, Twila Guajardo sent an open letter to all PHS students and parents: We are excited to welcome you back to the 2018-19 school year! Our staff has worked hard this summer attending many trainings and planning to ensure a successful start of a new school year. There are two important changes to our bell schedule this […]

City of Jourdanton General Election set

An ordinance to order the General City Election to elect a Mayor and Place 1 and Place 2 Council members was approved. Voting date is November 6, with early voting beginning on October 22 and running through November 2. Extended hours from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. will be held on October 23 and October 30, with one Saturday, October […]

Business Forum this Thursday

The City of Pleasanton will hold a Business Forum on July 26, 2018, at 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., at the Pleasanton Civic Center. The Business Forum will bring awareness about Department of Defense contract and procurement opportunities available for small businesses. The Department of Defense awards millions in federal contracts to small businesses throughout South Texas for a variety […]

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