2021-05-05 E-Edition

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Western fun for the whole family at Ropin’ at the River Saturday

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Western fun for the whole family at Ropin’ at the River this Saturday, May 8 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Pleasanton River Park. Pleasanton Parks and Recreation and the City of Pleasanton have planned and prepared a free event that caters to all ages and interests. The event kicks off with a quilt show. There will also […]

‘Nursing is key’

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ICU nurse celebrates 30 years, talks family history and hospital changes


National Nurses Week is May 6-12 and nobody has a bigger story to tell than Methodist Hospital | South’s ICU Nurse Frances (Netardus) Soward, who has experienced the many changes of the hospital over the years. However, Soward has never seen anything like COVID-19 in her 30 years of nursing, which has been compared to the Spanish Influenza. Coming from […]

Powell elected mayor of Pleasanton; Sanchez elected mayor of Poteet

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Some 593 residents of the population of Pleasanton 10,557, elected former mayor Clinton J. Powell as the new mayor of Pleasanton with a win of 364 votes. Britni Van Curan, who received 229 votes, has served as Councilmember Place 6 since May, 2018 when she ran unopposed. The swearing in of Clinton J. Powell as mayor will be May 20 […]

Cuellar: American Rescue Plan relief for restaurants

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Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Congressman Cuellar (TX-28) announced that restaurants in South Texas will be able to apply for direct relief through the Restaurant Revitalization Fund beginning Monday, May 3. Applicants can register on the U.S. Small Business Administration application portal as of last Friday, April 30. The $28.6 billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund was created by the American Rescue […]

Out and About

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City of Pleasanton’s Ropin’ at the River Festival at Pleasanton River Park, May 8. Starts at 10 a.m. Free admission, Farmer’s Market, music by The Texas Tone Rangers, armadillo races, food trucks and more. Royal Farmer’s Market continues each Saturday 901 and 903 W. Goodwin in Pleasanton, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Now through July. Support your local vendors, farmers and bakers. […]

The Good Health Store: Bettering the health of Atascosa County since 1998

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The Good Health Store has been a local business on a mission to better the health of Atascosa County residents, naturally, for almost 23 years. First opening in 1998 by Jeff and Karen Phillips, The Good Health Store has provided the community with quality vitamin and supplement options to treat a variety of nutritional deficiencies. Susan Phillips is the current […]

San Antonio: Wear Your Heart on Your Sleeve honors the McCleary children

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This month, San Antonio: Wear Your Heart on Your Sleeve is honoring the local McCleary Family from Jourdanton. Co-owner of Sunshine House Coffee, Audrey Mc- Cleary, and her husband Kevin McCleary lost their two children, Madison and Tanner, in a car accident in 2017. Sunshine House Coffee is a business designed to build community, spread kindness and stands as a […]

Jourdanton council getting ready for summer activities

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Meeting on May 3, Jourdanton Mayor Robert Williams and city council members worked to get the municipal pool, splash pad and amenities ready for summer fun. A resolution authorizing City Manager Lamar Schulz to execute a utility easement so AEP can set a pole on the pool side of the drainage channel was discussed. The pole would provide electric power […]

Poteet school board hears Region 20 presentation on Texas Lesson Study

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During the April 19 Poteet ISD meeting, Superintendent Charles Camarillo introduced Christina Moreno, representing Region 20, to present the Mission United Spotlight for two teachers for their work. Carrie Brown and Maria Brown, both third grade teachers, were part of the Texas Lesson Study, which was a semester long process. The study seeks to build teachers’ capacity and expand their […]