2020-05-20 E-Edition

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Open Texas: Phase II

Governor Greg Abbott announced Monday that Texas is moving to Phase ll of its reopening of a slew of businesses including bars, restaurant service to increase capacity and prosports and youth sports to return with restrictions. “Let’s be clear, COVID-19 still exists in Texas,” said Gov. Abbott Monday from the Texas Capitol. “Our goal is to find ways to coexist […]

Gov. Abbott allows gyms to reopen

Rebeka Haren, Lead Trainer, PAC (Pleasanton Athletic Center) said on Monday, “Today, we got to open our doors. We could not be more thrilled! I heard a client say that they will never take this for granted again. I think we all feel that way.” Haren said that PAC saw at least 100 excited members return their first day open. […]


The Pleasanton H-E-B generously donated $14,000 to the Poteet Rotary Club to go towards the Poteet Strawberry Growers and scholarships. Pictured left to right are: Freddy Badillo- H-E-B Pleasanton #411 Drug Store Manager, Leonard Sanchez- Reserve Grand Champion winner at the 2020 Poteet Strawberry Festival Show, Aubrey Olle Smith- H-E-B Pleasanton #411 Top Store Leader, Doris Thomas- Poteet Rotary Club […]

Second helpings given out by SA Food Bank

For the second time in as many months, the San Antonio Food Bank, in conjunction with the First Baptist Church of Jourdanton and Atascosa County, handed out food items to families in need during the coronavirus crisis. On Saturday, May 16, the San Antonio Food Bank’s Mega Distribution handed out 11 pallets of food to a mile-long line of cars […]

Out and About

Leming Parade planned Class of 2020 graduates that are interested in participating in Leming’s Parade of Graduates on Sunday, May 24, are asked to contact Roy Reyna at 830-200-9036. Participants will be in their own decorated vehicle (no trailers) and will be lined up at 5:30 p.m. at Hosanna Baptist Tabernacle’s parking area. Workforce Solutions Alamo services Did you know […]

Atascosa Co. holds COVID-19 testing sites for residents

Atascosa County officials made sure residents had the same opportunities as other large Texas counties. On Saturday, a COVID-19 testing location was set up in Lytle. It was the third one set up in Atascosa County. “Now, they aren’t going to test anymore, they are going to move to test in nursing homes. That is the governor’s order,” said Atascosa […]

Lytle businesses back to work

The COVID-19 restrictions in Texas reached Lytle, but with restrictions loosening up, businesses are ready to get back to work. 888 Classics Barbershop reopened its doors on May 8 after Gov. Greg Abbott gave businesses the green light to reopen. “When we heard we could open up, we knew it was time to get back to work,” said barber Raymond […]

COVID-19 causes drop in May sales use tax

On May 1, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced that state sales tax revenue totaled $2.58 billion in April, 9.3% less than in April 2019. This is the steepest decline since January 2010. The majority of April sales tax revenue is based on sales made in March and remitted to the agency in April. Widespread social distancing requirements were not in […]

What’s the Buzz: Dynamic Dermatology, Sarah Groff M.D.

Dr. Sarah E. Groff is a Residency Trained Board- Certified Dermatologist and owner of Dynamic Dermatology. Dr. Groff founded Dynamic Dermatology in 2019, where she practices surgical, cosmetic and medical dermatology. Dr. Groff grew up in Dallas, received her undergraduate degree in Human Biology at the University of Texas and graduated with University Honors. She attended medical school at the […]