Food Assistance

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If you are in need of assistance with food, the following organizations and families are available to help. Atascosa Christian Assistance Ministry (CAM) offers assistance with food, clothing, household items and medical prescriptions as available. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 12 noon by appointment only. Located at 505 Ave. H in Poteet. Please call Dan Minnich at 210-632-6431. Atascosa Veterans Food […]

Mega food distribution April 18

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The San Antonio Food Bank is hosting a mega food distribution at the Atascosa County Courthouse, 1 Courthouse Circle Drive in Jourdanton this Saturday, April 18, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Everyone who wishes to receive food needs to register by Thursday at 12 noon. First Baptist Church Jourdanton is helping to organize this event’s registration. Please go to www.fbcjourdanton.org/food-pantry/ to register. […]

Coronavirus Protective Measures

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WASH YOUR HANDS Clean hands can be the key to making it through the coronavirus pandemic as healthy as possible. Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after you have been in a public place, or after blowing your nose, coughing or sneezing. If soap and water are not readily available, experts recommend using […]

Methodist Hospital South and Atascosa County release statement regarding first two positive cases of COVID-19 in Atascosa County

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Methodist Hosptial South and Atascosa County confirm the first two cases of COVID-19 in Atascosa County today. “Recently we had two patients who tested positive for COVID-19,” said Pam Guillory, Chief Nursing Officer and Chief Operation Officer Methodist Hospital South. “The patients were treated and released for home quarantine as per the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines. Methodist Hospital […]

Atascosa County Church Services

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Below is information on the church services happening across Atascosa County. Many churches are working on new accommodations to reach their members. We will update this as more information becomes available. Community Bible Chapel, Pleasanton Please join us at Community Bible Chapel on Sunday morning at 10:45 am for online streaming of the service at cbcpleasanton.org. Just click on online […]

Governor Abbott issued an expanded executive order that goes into effect April 1

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Governor Abbott issued an expanded executive order that goes into effect 12:01 a.m. April 2-April 30, 2020. Following is a summary graphic. Please pick up the April 1 edition of the Pleasanton Express for full story. 

The Knights of Columbus Council #8001’s Lenten fish fry Canceled

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The Knights of Columbus Council #8001’s Lenten fish fry will be canceled this Friday, April 3, due to the coronavirus pandemic. If you would still like to make a contribution, remember you can send your contributions to the parish office. For more updates for coming weeks, keep in touch to their Facebook Page for further announcements.

Third Atascosa County COVID-19 case reported via community transmission

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Atascosa County reports third case of COVID-19 Atascosa County is reporting the third case of COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, in a county resident. The individual is currently isolating at home. It has been determined that the case is associated with community transmission of the virus. The Texas Department of State Health Services is supporting Atascosa County […]

local restaurants in Atascosa County

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The Pleasanton Express is providing this listing free to local restaurants through April 30 to show our support. Please provide us with any updates at news@pleasantonexpress.com by Friday at 5 p.m. Aaron’s Pizza is offering free delivery and a special QUARANTIZZA. Call them at 830-276-1850 to place your orders. They are open from 11 a.m. – 12 a.m. on Friday […]

Emergency Declaration by Atascosa County Judge Bob Hurley

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In accordance with CDC recommendations and the recent Emergency Declaration by Judge Hurley and extended by the Atascosa County Commissioners Court on March 23, 2020, new guidelines have been implemented for county offices: 1) If business CAN be conducted online, by phone, or can be delayed, we encourage the public to do so in an effort to reduce person-to-person contact. […]


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