Free concert at The Gypsy Moon Market

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Get ready for a good vibin’, magical concert experience under the night sky in downtown Pleasanton, this Saturday, Oct. 9. The Gypsy Moon Market and Cafe Chris are sponsoring a free concert for the community featuring Nightbird: Fleetwood Mac and Stevie Nicks Tribute Band from 6-9 p.m. at The Gypsy Moon Market parking lot. Nightbird has played across Texas and […]

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FREE Gullah Folklore

I’ve always heard that if you paint your porch ceiling blue it would prevent wasps and birds from building their nests there. Well, experience proves this isn’t true. Then I ran across an article the other day that tells the real story, or is it? “Painting a porch ceiling blue originated in the American South around 200 years ago, with […]

2021-10-06 E-Edition

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Thousands attend 80s Party in the Park

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Over 3,400 people made their way to Pleasanton River Park Saturday night for the Ultimate 80s Throwback Party. This was the largest attendance the event has seen to date. The festivities began at 6 p.m. with the cornhole tournament, shortly followed by the music at 7 p.m. The Texas Tone Rangers took the stage to get things started. 86’D followed […]

POTEET, JOURDANTON MAYORS BET ON FOOTBALL WAGER

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Following Pleasanton’s win over Jourdanton, Mayor Doc Williams wore a Pleasanton Eagles jersey at the Jourdanton City Council Meeting on Oct. 4 and presented Mayor Clinton J. Powell with the Mayor’s plaque.

Local banks urge customers to take immediate action

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Security State Bank, Prosperity Bank, Texas Champion Bank, First Commercial Bank, South Trust Bank and Atascosa Bank are fighting a recent proposal in Congress to impose new IRS reporting mandates on customer bank accounts. The proposal up before Congress would require financial institutions to report information on customer bank accounts to the IRS. This would be a breach of their […]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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FREE Mobile Mammogram here Oct. 8


More than 260,000 women are diagnosed with new cases of invasive breast cancer every year, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS), and one in eight women has a chance of developing breast cancer in their lifetime. But early detection through mammograms and advanced treatments are helping save more lives than ever before. The widespread use of mammography has been […]

County awards $1 million in grants to local businesses

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Forty local businesses received a grand total of $998,275 through Atascosa County’s Businesses of Atascosa Grant and Support (BAGS) program for being negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic last year. In June, Commissioners Court agreed to allot up to $1 million of the county’s funds received through the American Rescue Plan through BAGS. The program’s main focus was small businesses […]

Out and About

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Dia De Las Fresas 5K/10K & 1 Mile Monster Mash on Oct. 9 Poteet Strawberry Festival grounds, 8 a.m. Contest for Best Costume and Best Original Costume. Fee for 10K is $45 and $40 for 5K. 1 Mile Monster Mash is $25. Call Diana at 830-399- 9151. Pumpkin Patch & The Maker’s Market Oct. 9 and 16 from 9 a.m.-1 […]

Nurse helps patients heal through singing

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Working in healthcare is about more than just medical healing. Sometimes, a patient needs their spiritual and emotional side healed first before their physical healing can begin. Allison Walker, a nurse at Methodist Hospital | South in Jourdanton, understands that her job is more than just meeting the physical needs of her patients. “We’re here to take care of you […]