2021-10-20 E-Edition

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Health clinic returns to Poteet

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On Oct. 15, the new Poteet Health Center officially held its grand opening ceremony to the public. After Congressman Henry Cuellar and Atascosa County Health Center (AHC) CEO Monty Small announced the new health center on Sept. 1, the preparations began. The AHC originally started in Poteet in 1978. Since then, the AHC has expanded into five counties with six […]


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Jourdanton Mayor Robert ‘Doc’ Williams presents Poteet Mayor Denise Sanchez with the Mayor’s Bowl plaque following Poteet’s win over Jourdanton last Friday. Mayor Williams wore a maroon and white wig to the Jourdanton City Council meeting Oct. 18 and had his eyebrows dyed maroon by the Poteet High School Cosmetology class.

‘Shine a Light’ vigil Oct. 28

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The community is invited to join Safer Path Family Violence Shelter at their 3rd Annual Shine a Light Vigil on Thursday, Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. at the Atascosa County Courthouse. The event is part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the theme, “Shine a Light,” is a reminder of how domestic violence often happens behind closed doors and isn’t […]

Merry on Main Talent Show accepting audition videos

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Video entries due Nov. 7

Atascosa County has been home to some of the biggest stars in the country. George Strait was born here. Willie Nelson worked at KBOP radio. Jerry DeLeon is currently on the country charts. Poteet native David Lee Garza Y Los Musicales are award winning fan favorites. Who will be this community’s next breakout star at the Merry on Main Talent […]

Early Voting underway

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Early Voting is underway for the Nov. 2 Special Election for the cities of Jourdanton and Christine City Council members and Jourdanton ISD District 5 trustee. Early Voting runs through Thursday, Oct. 28. Please see graphic within this story for Early Voting and Election Day voting locations. Please see the Pleasanton Express Voters’ Information Guide on 7A with detailed bios […]

Out and About

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Singing Women of South Texas Free concert on Saturday, Oct. 23 at First Baptist Church of Pleasanton, 400 N. Reed St. at 6 p.m. Lunch and Learn Virtual Trainings for Parents Presented by Atascosa- McMullen Special Education Cooperative. Monday, Oct. 25 at 12:15 p.m. Topic: “Special Education Evaluations: What Parents Need to Know.” For details contact Brenda Nelson at blnelson@pisd.us […]

Floral class recognized at Jourdanton ISD meeting

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The Junior High Floral class was recognized during the regular meeting of the Jourdanton School Board on October 12. Eighth grader Jazmine Juarez represented her class, telling the trustees that they use household items, such as coffee filters, magazine covers, paper to make flowers and jars for vases. There are 41 students in the Junior High and an additional 30 […]

Jourdanton police arrest man for aggravated assault, family violence

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Friday morning Jourdanton Police Department officers responded to a domestic situation that escalated to a situation with an edged weapon involved. Upon arrival Jourdanton officers, along with an Investigator from the 81st Judicial District Attorney’s Office, could hear a fight in progress and yelling and screaming coming from inside the residence. At the same time, an individual who witnessed the […]


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Make-A-Wish partnered with San Antonio food truck Dip Shack to make 19-year-old Jeremy’s wish to be a chef come true at the Pleasanton River Park. Jeremy served as chef for a day with the wonderful Dip Shack professionals. Dip Shack donates three percent of all sales to Make-a-Wish Central and South Texas to grant life-changing wishes like Jeremy’s. For the […]