LOCAL VFDS RECEIVE RVOS LODGE DONATION

RVOS Lodge dispersed annual donations to local organizations and VFDs on Monday, October 28. Front row, from left, are Gilda Romo with Analynn Tijerina – Atascosa County Crime Stoppers; Martin Llamas, Jr., Campbellton “Paisano” VFD; Clarissa Romo, Charlotte VFD; Jackie Jerkins, Christine VFD; Amy Martinez, Jourdanton VFD and Tammy Gillespie, Leming VFD. Back row, Logan Medina, Lytle VFD; Curtis Adams, […]

Mayor Williams proclaims Domestic Violence Awareness Month



Jourdanton City Council members met on Oct. 21 for their regular meeting. Comprising the council are Mayor Robert “Doc” Williams and members Jack R. Harrison, Chester Gonzales, Raul Morales, Karen Pesek and Johnnie Goetzel. Not in attendance was Morales. Mayor Williams read the proclamation recognizing Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Jourdanton, with the staff of Safer Path Family Violence Shelter […]

What’s the Buzz: Pleasanton Lion’s Club Building Rentals



The Pleasanton Lion’s Club Building Rentals located at 114 Wyoming St. in Pleasanton, at the Industrial Park, is the perfect place for all your family and company parties. These building rentals are both air conditioned and heated, accommodate seating for 150 plus and has additional areas with plenty of parking. The buildings are great for birthday parties, retirement parties, graduation […]

ACSO Office, Jail Open House Nov. 15

On Friday, Nov. 15, the Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office will be holding an Office and Jail Open House event at 10 a.m. at 1108 Campbell Ave. in Jourdanton. Please join them in celebrating the completion of this three-year expansion project! Ribbon Cutting will take place at 10 a.m. and guided group tours will be from 10:30 a.m. until 12 noon.

JPD PUBLIC SERVICE ESSAY CONTEST WINNERS

Kayla Fair – Overall Winner People in our community help out in little ways that have a big impact. I also wanted to be one of these people, so I joined a local youth club that revolves around community service. Now, I do different activities within our community. There are three different ways I contribute to my community. Every year, […]

PINK OUT FOR BREAST CANCER

Becky Murphy, Debbie Martinez, Lisa Schmidt, Jessica Putz and Melissa Mangum from Capital Farm Credit show their support for Breast Cancer Awareness by wearing pink.

Local Matters



“For it is in giving that we receive.” — Francis of Assisi Children and families in need during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday tug at the heartstrings. The gift of giving during this season is at its all-time highest. Around 30 percent of annual online gifts are made in December and donors give 80 percent larger gifts on average in […]

Atascosa County Judge’s Report



I write this column on election day, Tuesday, November 5, 2019. This morning I started reading the headline on the San Antonio Express – News daily paper and it headlines – “New era for Bexar voters kicking off.” Although I do not need reassurance to know our county elections is on the right path it is comforting to know that […]

Mayor’s Message – Pleasanton



Greetings from the Mayor’s office: As “Merry On Main” approaches, I wanted to say thanks to the MOM committee members who have been working since last December on this year’s event. They put in a lot of time and effort to plan and implement this city-sponsored event and make it “bigger and better” each year. The committee consists of: Diana […]

Mayor’s Message – Poteet



On Halloween, the city held a Halloween costume contest at the Poteet Library. There was a good turnout, a lot of children came out in cute costumes. The winners were notified via phone. We plan to do it again next year, hopefully bigger and better. We are in the last two months of the year. There will be a lot […]


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