2021-07-28 E-Edition

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MUD DAY IN THE PARK

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Pleasanton Parks & Recreation held their Mud Day event on July 15 at the Pleasanton River Park for kids of all ages. The messy, fun-filled event was part of their Summer Program where children had the chance to splash around a giant, man-made mud pit. Pictured, Pleasanton Parks & Rec Attendant Justin Menchaca counts down the start of a tug-of-war […]

WATER GUN WARS

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The Pleasanton Police Dept. hosted their Water Gun War Battle at the Pleasanton River Park on July 24. Tons of fun was had by youth, family and local law enforcement which also included the Atacosa County Sheriff’s Office. The PPD Water Gun Wars attack video has had 825K plus views on their Facebook page. Look for story and more photos […]

If the boot fits …

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There are few who can still fill the boots of a true cowboy, but for the 55th year, the search is on for the Cowboy of the Year as well as new and deserving inductees into the South Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame. These honors are given to genuine, hardworking individuals who know all things cowboy, and are also respected […]

Pleasanton ISD STAAR results

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Several reports were given during the regular meeting of the Pleasanton School Board on Tuesday, July 13, including the 2021 STAAR preliminary test results. Dr. Venus Valenta gave a detailed analysis of the 956 Elementary students’ and 780 Junior High students’ scores for reading and math for all, plus writing, science and social studies for the higher grades. Compared to […]

Jourdanton City Attorney addresses ‘Communistic’ accusation

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Citing a need to clear up some misinformation stated at the previous meeting, Jourdanton City Attorney Eric Santee held a 40-minute presentation, Understanding Off-Site Built Housing Issues within the Current Code of Ordinances, at the July 6 council meeting. All of council was present and is comprised of: Mayor Robert “Doc” Williams, Mayor Pro Tem Chester Gonzales, Karen Pesek, Jack […]

Charlotte school board hears budget requests

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The Charlotte ISD board of trustees held a budget workshop prior to their regular meeting on July 14. At this time, department heads presented their “wish list” before the board in preparation for the upcoming 2021-22 fiscal year budget. In addition to Elementary Principal Laura Mikolajczyk and Secondary Schools Principal Brianne Brock, Athletic Director Shawn Vowell and Band Director Anthony […]

Out and About

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Coastal Bend College Certified Nurse Aide Course starts Aug. 30, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays in Pleasanton. Applications now being accepted. Cost is $650 and financial aid is available. For details email ce@coastalbend.edu or call 361-354-2306. Royal Farmer’s Market on July 31 & Aug. 7 901 and 903 W. Goodwin in Pleasanton, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Delicious, baked […]

METHODIST HOSPITAL | SOUTH CELEBRATES 4 YEARS

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Methodist Hospital | South celebrated their fourth anniversary on July 1 since coming into the Atascosa County community in 2017. “We are so excited to celebrate our fourth anniversary as Methodist Hospital | South! Since the hospital became part of Methodist Healthcare System in 2017, we have been able to provide high-quality and cost-effective healthcare to the community members of […]

DOLLAR GENERAL GIVES BACK

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The Charlotte Volunteer Fire Department received over 30 cases of water for the first Hydrate Fire/EMS Drive thanks to the Dollar General in Charlotte which collected donations from the community. Pictured are CVFD members, from left, top row, Savannah Benavidez and Liz Ramon; bottom row, Joey Garza and the newest CVFD member/Dollar General Manager Brandon Sinclair.