Fourth Atascosa County Mega Food Distribution a success



On Saturday, July 18, the San Antonio Food Bank hosted their fourth mega food distribution event in Atascosa County and third at the Atascosa County Courthouse since the pandemic and a new system helped it become a success. “Once again, the food distribution at the Courthouse was a success. Each time we host, it runs smoother. I want to thank […]

Pleasanton ISD proposes pushing back student start date three weeks



Pleasanton ISD Superintendent, Dr. Matthew Mann, released a letter to the families and staff of PISD on Monday, July 20, to inform them of a possible calendar change to the 2020-2021 school year. As case numbers continue to rise in Pleasanton and across Texas, the district is re-evaluating the start date of school. There will be a special called board […]

JISD to begin school Aug. 17 at home

Jourdanton ISD issued the following statement regarding return to the 2020-2021 school year. Jourdanton ISD has been planning for our students to return to school for the 20-21 school year with the safety of all in mind. The situation regarding COVID 19 remains dynamic and ever changing. I appreciate your patience as we have been waiting and relying on local […]

Poteet starts school August 24 with in person and remote instruction

Poteet ISD Superintendent Charles Camarillo issued the following information regarding PISD start date and return to school: Poteet ISD has decided, pending changes due to pandemic itself or directives from state or local officials, to start the 2020-2021 school year on August 24, 2020 as scheduled. We will allow those students whose parents have chosen or will choose face-to-face instruction […]

City of Jourdanton to resume utility disconnections for nonpayments



At the July 20 regular called Jourdanton City Council meeting, Jourdanton City Manager Lamar Schulz announced the city will resume utility disconnections starting this week. Anyone who has not paid or set up a payment arrangement will have their utilities cut off, starting this Thursday, Schulz said. Residents have until noon on Wednesday to pay or set up a payment […]

Charlotte Public Library construction complete, opening date set for August



During the regular meeting of the Charlotte City Council last Thursday, council discussed and approved selling the public library building located at 77 Yule Ave. and the lot next to it to Charlotte ISD once the library has moved into its new building next month. “They have agreed to the price we set, so the city is working on finalizing […]

Local businesses caught allegedly selling tobacco products to minors



Recently, the Pleasanton Police Department has been receiving numerous complaints regarding local businesses allegedly selling tobacco products such as cigarettes, cigars and vaping devices and capsules to minors. On July 15, Pleasanton PD, with the assistance with of the Texas Comptroller’s Office Criminal Investigations Division, conducted minor stings at several local businesses that sell tobacco or tobacco products. As a […]

Pleasanton awarded COVID-19 grant from Governor’s Office

The City of Pleasanton has been awarded a grant from the Governor’s Office to help support the city’s response to fight COVID-19. The grant totals $15,000 and will be used to purchase ten portable decontamination/ HAZMAT showers. The grant is part of the Governor’s Public Safety Office, Criminal Justice Division, Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding (CESF) Program. EMC Strategy Group served […]

Jourdanton PD remains vigilant



While COVID-19 has altered the routines for many, the Jourdanton Police Department continues to be vigilant in patrolling neighborhoods to keep the community safe. “In recent weeks, Jourdanton officers have placed special emphasis on locating and holding accountable those who bring methamphetamine into our city,” said Jourdanton Police Chief Eric Kaiser. “Meth is among the most destructive of drugs and […]

City of Poteet reopens offices

On Monday afternoon, the City of Poteet announced its plan to reopen city facilities. All city offices will be open to the public as of July 21 and they will be conducting Municipal Court Services as well. Restrictions will be in place for the safety of employees and citizens. A mask or face covering is required to enter any city […]


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