2021-09-22 E-Edition

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Ultimate 80s Throwback Party in the Park

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The Ultimate 80s Throwback Party at the Park, Saturday, Oct. 2 at the Pleasanton River Park featuring hometown favorites 86’D and Texas Tone Rangers is free, fun, fabulous and family-friendly. The party starts with a cornhole tournament at 6 p.m and music at 7 p.m. all under Pavilion 3. Come hungry as there will be food trucks and vendors. You […]

National Voter Registration Day Tuesday, Sept. 28

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National Voter Registration Day is a nonpartisan civic holiday celebrating democracy. First observed in 2012, it has quickly gained momentum ever since. Nearly 4.5 million voters have registered to vote on the holiday to date. Celebrated on the fourth Tuesday of September, National Voter Registration Day will next take place on Sept. 28 when volunteers and organizations from all over […]

RUNNING FOR THE FALLEN

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Pleasanton Firefighter/EMT Christopher Bernal carries an American flag with the thin red line while running in the Patriot Day 5K Run/1 Mile Walk on Sept. 11 at the Pleasanton River Park. The thin red line on the American flag stands for the fire department and is also used to honor injured or fallen firefighters. Bernal finished second in his age […]

A perfect fit

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Sometimes, bigger isn’t always better. Such was the case for Tom Sablatura of Orange Grove when he was mid-transport to a San Antonio hospital for COVID-19 last month and ended up at Methodist Hospital | South in Jourdanton instead. “I left Hondo and was going to meet [my parents] in San Antonio, and my mom called me and said the […]

Granddaughter charged with murder of grandmother

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At 10:35 a.m. on Sept. 19, Jourdanton Police Officers were dispatched to a residence in the 700 block of Fig Street in Jourdanton for a “Welfare Check” regarding an elderly female who had not been seen in some time. Patrol officers, as well as a worker from Adult Protective Services, arrived at the location and spoke to two family members […]

Grand opening of Poteet health center set for Oct. 15

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The new health center in Poteet will hold its ribboncutting ceremony for the grand opening on Oct. 15 at 10 a.m. On Sept. 1, Congressman Henry Cuellar and Atascosa Health Center Monty Small (AHC) announced the new health center. They discussed a potential opening date but hadn’t made anything official. The AHC originally started in Poteet back in 1978 but […]

Out and About

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Pleasanton Small Business Workshop Sept. 22 at Pleasanton Civic Center, 11 a.m.- 12 p.m. Topic is “Access to working capital and credit.” Free and open to public. Hosted by City of Pleasanton and EMC Strategy Group. RSVP to Alexandria.soto@emcstrategygroup.com or call 210- 960-4340, ext. 106. Poteet Lions Club Strawberry City Smoke Fest Friday, Sept. 24 is Cookers meeting at 7 […]

Culinary students serve PISD board of trustees

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After the monthly recognition of the students of the month, Pleasanton Superintendent Dr. Matthew Mann reported that the board would meet for goalsetting training on Tuesday, Sept. 28. A Visioning Conference will be held in February where members can earn continuing education hours. Mann attended the first Thompson Executive Leadership Institute in Austin, where there were 22 superintendents from three […]

Pleasanton council, city staff grateful for area support during crisis situation

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It was a most unusual situation that took place at Pleasanton City Hall recently, and city staff and council members were extremely grateful to all who responded so quickly. The council met on Sept. 16 presided over by Mayor Pro-Tem Robert Leonhardt in the absence of Mayor Clinton J. Powell. District 4 Councilman J.R. Gallegos and council members expressed thanks […]