2020-12-23 E-Edition

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THE PROMISE OF A CHILD

These “little children” showed their love for Jesus by performing The Christmas Story at the First United Methodist Church Pleasanton this past Sunday, Dec. 20. Pictured in no particular order are Natalie Read as Mary; Tycen King as Joseph; Angels Dylann David, Elizabeth Wise, Angel Wise, Khloe Torres and Kyle Brymer; Wise Men Whitney Martin, Jamesyn Poth and Raegen Read; […]

Here comes Santa Claus!

Track his sleigh on Christmas Eve


Christmas is here, and the most popular question is … when can we expect Santa Claus to arrive? For over 60 years, the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), based at Peterson AFB in Colorado, has been live tracking Santa every year on Christmas Eve. Children and adults alike get 24-hour access as Santa makes his way to deliver gifts […]

Apply for Meals on Wheels

With the holidays upon us and COVID-19 still lingering, it’s hard for some people to get access to food during these trying times. Though Atascosa County has been graced with multiple San Antonio Food Bank Mega Food Distributions, not everyone has been able to make it to these generous food drives. Meals on Wheels San Antonio wants Atascosa County residents […]

Volunteers set record at Pleasanton food drive



On Saturday, Dec. 19, the San Antonio Food Bank (SAFB) and the City of Pleasanton hosted a mega food distribution at the Pleasanton River Park. Many volunteers, despite their busy holiday schedules, gathered to serve the people of Pleasanton by distributing food to nearly 400 families. During their second distribution, Pleasanton set the record for the most volunteers at a […]

Pleasanton ISD Education Foundation awards teacher grants



On Dec. 17, the Pleasanton ISD Education Foundation awarded teacher grants to teachers and departments across the district. The money for these grants was raised during their first ever Eagles for Education virtual fundraiser event, which included an online silent auction and 12-hour pledge drive. This fundraising event raised almost $40,000 for teacher grants and senior scholarships. In 2019-2020, the […]

Out and About

St. Andrew Catholic Church-Pleasanton Christmas Eve, Thursday, Dec. 24, Children’s Mass at 7 p.m. Christmas Carols start at 11 p.m. on Christmas Eve followed by Midnight Mass at 12 a.m. Christmas Day Mass, Friday, Dec. 25 at 11 a.m. Sacred Heart Catholic Church-Campbellton Christmas Eve Mass, Thursday, Dec. 24 at 5 p.m. FBC Pleasanton Christmas Eve Candlelight Service on Thursday, […]

LSA Sports: Building better athletes



LSA Sports is committed to enhancing recreational sports in the community by building fundamental skills and confidence in young athletes. LSA Sports’ classes are a safe place to explore a child’s interest in a certain sport, even with little to no experience. Owners of LSA Sports, Kristy David and Jessi Brymer, hoped to create a place to provide quality one-on-one […]

Couple arrested for alleged animal cruelty



It’s no surprise that most people treat their animals like their own children. So, what happens when animals are abandoned by their owners? Justice is sought and served for these poor, helpless animals and that’s exactly what happened last week for some unlucky dogs and a pot bellied pig. On Dec. 10, the Atascosa County Animal Control filed two counts […]

Pleasanton ISD receives $120K in COVID-19 relief



During the Dec. 8 meeting, Pleasanton ISD Superintendent Matthew Mann said that the district has 80% in-person instruction. This will make the transition to full in-person instruction easier when the students return in January. He added that there has been no transmission of COVID-19 on campus and he is extremely impressed with the growth of the students during this time. […]