2021-11-10 E-Edition

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Methodist Hospital | Atascosa: New name, same great care

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Since its acquisition in July 2017, Methodist Hospital | South in Jourdanton has provided a higher quality of care for Atascosa County residents. In an effort to continue growing with its patients, the hospital is changing its name to better reflect the community it serves. The new name, Methodist Hospital | Atascosa, brings with it the same great care with […]

Local businesses receive $730K in grants after oversight

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The initial awarding of $998,275 in grants for local businesses through the Businesses of Atascosa Grant and Support (BAGS) program was rescinded on Monday due to an oversight by the BAGS committee.. After recalculations, Commissioners Court awarded a grant total of $730,169 to 27 local businesses who were affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. “There were some miscalculations that […]

PLEASANTON ISD JROTC RECEIVES $3K FROM PATRIOT DAY 5K

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The Pleasanton ISD JROTC was presented with a $3000 check from the Patriot Day 5K in the Park sponsors. Patriot Day 5K in the Park was held September 11, 2021 and hosted by the Pleasanton Express and the City of Pleasanton. Sponsors were Price Chevrolet, Hurley Funeral Home, Security State Bank, Wigington Rumley Dunn and Blair, Country Girl Designs, RB […]

Celebrate our local veterans

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Come out and show your support for our large veteran community by attending the many local events taking place this week throughout Atascosa County. Bring your banners, signs, flags and balloons as we cheer on and honor our local veterans at the 6th Annual Veterans Day Parade in Jourdanton on Wednesday, Nov. 10 at 11 a.m. Spectators are encouraged to […]

Out and About

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Benefit for Camille Rodriguez Nov. 13 Poteet Volunteer Fire Department, 530 Ave. H, at 11 a.m. Help her fight renal cell carcinoma. Pulled pork sandwich combos and chopped brisket sandwich combos for $8 each. Sausage wrap combos for $6. Bake sale, raffles and more. Christine Turkey Dinner on Nov. 14 Turkey dinner and celebration on Sunday, Nov. 14 at St. […]

Ford Dealership in Pleasanton under new ownership

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The Ford dealership known for 50 years as Kinsel Ford is under new ownership. Ford of Pleasanton is the new name, and this dealership is off to a great start in Atascosa County. Ryan Simon, General Sales Manager, said that Ford of Pleasanton continues to offer the same great customer service and community give back for which the Kinsel family […]

Republican candidate filing opens Nov. 13

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It’s time for the political candidates to declare their intent to run for office in the Republican Primary. The first day of filing will be Nov. 13. Any candidate wishing to run should contact the Republican Party Chairman, Wayne S. Vaughn by calling or texting him at 830-534- 3912 or emailing him at judgewsv@gmail.com. There will be a Filing Event […]

JHS BAND RECOGNIZED BY CITY COUNCIL

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The Jourdanton City Council recognized seniors of the Jourdanton High School Might Indian Band for advancing to the 3A UIL State Marching Contest on Nov. 3. The JHS performed at the Alamadome in San Antonio and Band of the Americas last week. Pictured, from left, are Jourdanton City Manager Lamar Schulz, David Garza, Councilmember Chester Gonzales, Kylie Hoffman, Mayor Robert […]

News Briefs

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Virtual meetings for foster care and adoption Hosted by Belong. Meetings on Saturday, Nov. 13 at 10 a.m. Visit sjrcbelong.org to register. Belong serves as the lead provider for community-based care in Region 8b and is responsible for finding foster homes for children in state care throughout 27 counties. Mega Food Distribution Nov. 20, at the Poteet Strawberry Festival grounds […]