2020-11-25 E-Edition

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Iconic tower gets facelift

When I first came to your wonderful city, people would drive in from miles around just to see me. I had no idea how much you would love me and for that I’m grateful. Thank you for letting me stay and represent your city. Over the years I’ve watched you leave to work, school and to vacations. I’ve seen your […]


Happy Thanksgiving! Elijah McCrory couldn’t contain his excitement while gobbling down his meal during the Pleasanton First Baptist Church Child Development Center’s Turkey Luncheon on Nov. 20. Elijah is the son of Katherine Pacheco of Pleasanton.

Come be Merry on Main Dec. 4-5

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas everywhere you go! The City of Pleasanton will soon be twinkling with Christmas lights decorating our historic oaks and store fronts on Main Street. Plus, our Pleasanton River Park will soon be filled with 90 Christmas trees each uniquely and creatively decorated by sponsoring businesses and nonprofits. The 28-foot City of Pleasanton […]

A boy and his DAD

The saying “dog is man’s best friend” doesn’t measure up to the relationship between Max Wiggins and his labrador retriever, Diamond. “She’s my best friend and I’m so blessed to have her in my life,” said Max. The duo first met in August 2019 in Salt Lake City, Utah in what Max’s mom, Jenny, recalled as an emotional sight for […]

Billy needs a T1D buddy

Friends, family and many others turned out at George Farms in Poteet on Nov. 7, to show their support for 2-year-old Billy George to help raise funds for a T1D diabetic alert dog. The son of Jennifer and James George, Billy was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes on March 6. The first ever Wild Bill’s Pumpkin Fun Run kicked-off with […]

Out and About

Children Matter-Family Life Center Live on Facebook and Instagram, at 8 p.m. on Nov. 25. City of Poteet Holiday Home & Business Decorating Contest Applications to enter can be picked up Dec. 1-Dec. 15 at Poteet Library or City Hall. Winners announced Monday, Dec. 21 live on Facebook. Poteet Christmas Tree Lighting on Dec. 4 2nd Annual Christmas Tree Lighting, […]

Oak Forest shows police officers their support

Driving through the Oak Forest subdivision in Pleasanton recently, you may have seen the many thin blue line flags gracing front lawns. Some houses have also displayed blue lights on their porch and decorations to show their support for police officers and law enforcement. The idea came about from local residents Janet Jackson, Julie Bruce and a group of women […]

Jourdanton 2019 street and drainage program underway

The 2019 Street and Drainage Program is currently underway in Jourdanton. On Nov. 30, Peach Street and LaGarde Street will be closed to thru traffic. These streets will be rebuilt from the base up and will be much improved. Included in the project is a plan to keep water from standing on Cedalia Drive and Nicolet Drive. The original time […]

60-Day Burn Ban in effect

Atascosa County Fire Marshal Roger Garcia has initiated a 60-day countywide burn ban which went into effect on Tuesday, Nov. 24 due to the low rainfall levels. The burn ban is an attempt to head off any large-scale fires and better protect the Atascosa County community. The 60-day burn ban also comes with an order prohibiting outdoor burning. The only […]