2021-05-26 E-Edition

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Late WWII veteran honored in flag-folding ceremony 40 years later

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A Jourdanton native, Jerome Dornak was a Master Sergeant in the US Army during World War II. He passed away in November 1980 at the age of 62 due to complications following heart surgery. As with any fallen soldier or veteran, the spouse or family members are presented with a folded US flag that is typically displayed in their home […]

Pleasanton PD NET busts underground operation

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Pleasanton Police Department’s Narcotics Enforcement Team (PNET) and the tactical response team executed a search warrant May 20 at Laura Lee Lane in the outskirts of Lytle. During a search of the residence officers discovered 299 grams of Methamphetamine, 12.5 pounds of high-grade Marijuana, 362 grams of Marijuana wax, 117 THC vape pens, 18 firearms and $11,544 of United States […]

Plestex opens May 27 with blockbuster hits seven days a week, 364 days a year

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The Plestex 4 Theater proudly announces it is open for business seven days a week, 364 days a year. Christmas Eve is the only day off. First run movies, quality family viewing environment, low ticket and concession prices and quite simply the most perfectly delicious crunchy salted buttered popcorn in the county. The Pleasanton Plestex 4 has a commitment to […]

Out and About

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Royal Farmer’s Market each Saturday through July  901 and 903 W. Goodwin in Pleasanton, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Locally grown produce, baked goods, handmade soap and more. Drive-thru food pantry  Friday, May 28 at First Baptist Church of Jourdanton, 515 Zanderson Ave. (Highway 16). Distribution starts at 8:30 a.m. Pleasanton Parks and Rec Memorial Day  May 31, Pleasanton River Park. Starts at […]

New Pleasanton mayor, council members take office

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Pleasanton council members, their families, city staff, and the public gathered at the Pleasanton Civic Center on May 20 for the installation of the newly elected mayor and council members. Prior to the ceremony, current council members held a regularly scheduled meeting. Mayor Travis Hall called the meeting to order, noting that Dist. 2 member Kenneth Hernandez was in the […]

Domestic Violence Training Program kicks off in Atascosa Co.

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A year-long domestic violence training program kicks off in Atascosa and Karnes Counties. The Institute for Coordinated Community Response brings free education to advocates, law enforcement and prosecutors. The third training cohort of the Institute for Coordinated Community Response (ICCR), a program of the Conference on Crimes Against Women (CCAW), offers a full year of free training, technical assistance and […]

Meals on Wheels serving Atascosa Co. twice weekly

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Meals on Wheels is now delivering meals twice a week in Atascosa County. Meals on Wheels’ mission is to promote the dignity and independence of seniors who need nutritious meals, companionship and Alzheimer’s care. Meals on Wheels works to eliminate hunger, alleviate isolation and foster independence among seniors, in partnership with volunteers and the community. Meals on Wheels is currently […]

‘Every second counts’

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Methodist Hospital | South, Atascosa County EMS provide timely, quality care


In the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) world, “every second counts” and makes the difference between life or death. Atascosa County EMS says having the local EMS services and Methodist Hospital | South on the same page creates great patient outcomes after an emergency occurs. “We have the luxury of having a fantastic relationship with the emergency staff at Methodist Hospital […]

Jourdanton council honors JHS graduates who enlisted into military

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Jourdanton Mayor Robert Williams and city council members Raul Morales, Patsy Tymrak- Daughtrey, Karen Pesek and Jack Harrison honored local students enlisted in the military and proclaimed May 9-15 as National Police Week. The mayor announced and paid tribute to graduating high school students who have joined the military: Christopher Bray – Marines; Julian Baugh – Air Force; Jacob Brister […]