Garage Sale Extravaganza


2020-12-02 E-Edition

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Come be Merry on Main this weekend

Merry on Main is here! This two-day annual Christmas event conveniently located at historic downtown Main Street and the Pleasanton River Park is the place to make lifelong memories with your family and friends. Merry on Main has something for everyone–local craft and retail vendors, food vendors and food trucks, live music, carolers, children’s events, photos with Santa and the […]


Merry on Main pictures with Santa. Come have your FREE photo taken with Santa by Memories on Main behind Dowdy Real Estate from 1-5 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 5. Merry on Main takes place Dec. 4-5 at the Pleasanton River Park and downtown Pleasanton.

Thompson to debut first novel ‘Broken Toys’

For the majority of her life, Glenda Thompson has had two goals: to see her artwork hanging in a gallery and have a book traditionally published. “I have now achieved both,” she said, referring to her fiction novel, “Broken Toys” which releases on Wednesday, Dec. 16. “I have a drawer full of partially-finished manuscripts, so I’m most excited that I […]

Drop your ‘Letters to Santa’ at the Pleasanton Express

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and Santa’s elves have once again dropped off the official “Letters for Santa” mailbox at the Pleasanton Express! Every child in Atascosa County is encouraged to write a letter to Santa and stop by the Pleasanton Express at 114 E. Goodwin St. to drop their letters into the mailbox. All Christmas letters, […]

Starbucks slated for Pleasanton spring 2021

The City of Pleasanton has approved a permit from a Houstonbased real estate development company for a newlyconstructed retail project leased to Starbucks Corporation. Construction for the Pleasanton location is slated for just after the second quarter of 2021. Once a firm commitment was obtained with the developer and Starbucks, the developer who has local ties in Pleasanton, began outreach […]

Poteet ISD moves to remote learning

On Saturday, Nov. 28, Poteet ISD announced that all students will begin remote learning this week until further notice. “Poteet ISD students will be staying home due to the high number of COVID-19 cases in Atascosa County in an effort to keep our students safe,” the announcement stated. All staff returned to work on Monday and were tested for COVID-19. […]

Out and About

City of Poteet Holiday Home & Business Decorating Contest Pick up applications to enter from 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, 6-8 p.m., 5th Street between Avenue H and I in Poteet. Jourdanton Chamber of Commerce Small […]

Christmas Tree lighting

At 5:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4 at the Pleasanton River Park, the Pleasanton High School Band will treat the community with Christmas music under the 28-ft. Christmas tree. Merry on Main’s official start will be with the lighting of the Christmas tree at 6 p.m. A winter wonderland of 95 beautifully and creatively decorated Christmas trees sponsored by local businesses […]