2020-09-09 E-Edition

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Remembering Margie Mendez Arguijo

The day before Margie Mendez Arguijo, age 48, left this earth on Aug. 30, she spent her time with her children and grandchildren. “She was the helping hand everybody needed,” said Jaimie Arguijo. “I mean, she was willing to help any way she could, even though she didn’t have much to offer, she’d find a way. She was my best […]

Pleasanton park to reopen Oct. 1

City to monitor COVID-19 cases as school reopens

The Pleasanton River Park is tentatively set to reopen on Oct. 1. “That’s for all of our facilities,” said Mayor Travis Hall. “The reason we picked Oct. 1 is simply because Pleasanton ISD begins school this month.” Mayor Hall revealed that PISD Superintendent Matthew Mann gave him a report on Sept. 3 that in the primary alone, 60% of their […]

Merry on Main St. Christmas festival is a go for Dec. 4-5

Ho Ho Ho, it’s happening! Merry on Main Street Christmas Festival will take place Dec. 4 and 5 in Pleasanton. Last year’s Merry on Main Street festival was described as a Hallmark like event turning downtown Pleasanton and the River Park into a community celebrat ion of the Christmas season. Community, tradition and joy were on display from Victorian-style carolers […]

City of Pleasanton to host mega food drive Sept. 19 at River Park

The City of Pleasanton and the Parks & Recreation department will be hosting the San Antonio Food Bank Mega-Food Drive at the Pleasanton River Park on Saturday, Sept. 19, To pre-register for food or to become a volunteer at the distribution, click the link: http:// www.pleasantontx.gov/ news_ detail_ T6_ R149.php. All COVID-19 protocols will be in place. Please wear a […]

Jourdanton, Poteet ISD each confirm two COVID-19 cases

Both Jourdanton and Poteet ISD are just weeks into the 2020-2021 school year, and each district has announced two lab-confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 on their campuses. Jourdanton ISD On Sept. 1, Jourdanton ISD announced in a letter to parents/guardians and students of two confirmed cases of COVID-19; one at the Early Childhood Center campus and one at the high […]

Out and About

Big Give SA on Sept. 10 The Big Give SA is a great opportunity to show your support of non-profits who give so much to South Texas. You can help local organizations raise funds on Thursday, Sept. 10 by participating in the Big Give SA. Some of this year’s local participants include: CASA of South Texas, Children’s Alliance of South […]

National Payroll Week proclamation

During the Sept. 3 Pleasanton City Council meeting, Mayor Travis Hall read and signed a proclamation declaring the week of Sept. 7-11 as National Payroll Week in the City of Pleasanton. He commended Victoria Solis, the head of the city’s human resources department. The proclamation reads as follows: “Whereas, the American Payroll Association and its more than 20,000 members launched […]


This photo is from when the Blue Angels flew over the twin towers in New York City. The picture was taken in June 2001, three months before the 9/11 terrorist attacks which killed nearly 3,000 people, a day Hartwig said he will never forget. “Three thousand people in those buildings at the time, when they flew over they had no […]

Pleasanton High School senior parking: A tradition continued

As a new school year approaches, the senior class of 2021 at Pleasanton High School finally gets the opportunity to participate in the longtime tradition of painting their parking spaces. The seniors are allowed to paint a parking spot by paying a small price of $25 and providing their own supplies such as paint, brushes and rollers along with tape, […]