2021-12-08 E-Edition

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The magic of Merry on Main

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Magic was in the air at Merry on Main this year which saw its largest crowds ever on both Friday and Saturday. City leaders are delighted with the success of Merry on Main and have already started planning for a bigger and better event next year. “Thank you to our sponsors, the mayor, the council and the Merry on Main […]

Poteet City Admin Davis’ stay tabled

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During their city council meeting on Dec. 7, the City of Poteet discussed deliberation of employment, evaluation, reassignment of duties or dismissal of their city administrator, Kim Davis. Mayor Denise Sanchez added the item to the agenda. Before hiring Davis, the City of Poteet went months without a full-time city administrator. Davis was hired by the council seven weeks ago. […]

VFDs expand fire protection services outside Pleasanton city limits

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Minutes matter when it comes to responding to a fire, especially for those who live outside of city limits in Atascosa County. For Pleasanton residents who reside in these areas, they will now have to wait just a little bit longer for the nearest primary fire department to respond— Jourdanton, Poteet, Leming or Campbellton/Paisano VFD. At their Nov. 22 meeting, […]

Out and About

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Christmas Village Dec. 10-12 in Poteet Experience the journey of Christ at the free outdoor presentation of the Christmas Village on Friday, Dec. 10-Sunday, Dec. 12. Poteet Strawberry Festival grounds off of Hwy. 16. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and tours start at 6 p.m. Tours depart every 10-15 minutes. Live music and refreshments while you wait. Enchilada Family Meal […]

Poteet ISD hosts Career Fair for students

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Poteet ISD students were given the opportunity to explore different career paths at the career fair on Nov. 19. Many companies attended the event including H-E-B, Great Clips, KENS5, Pleasanton Police Department, DPS, Poteet Fire Department, Methodist Hospital and many more. With about 30 businesses, junior high and high school students took turns talking to representatives for each company. College […]

Pleasanton council honors memory of PISD superintendent

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At their meeting on Dec. 2, the Pleasanton City Council paid tribute to the memory of Pleasanton ISD Superintendent Dr. Matthew Mann who died on Nov. 20. The city honored his memory by lowering the city’s flag, changing colors to green and sending flowers and condolences to the family. They noted the hard work he did with the city and […]

ACSO makes two drug busts

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Atacosa County Sheriff’s Investigators and Deputies made the first of two drug busts last Thursday morning. Criminal Investigators with the ACSO Narcotics Unit have been investigating reports of illegal narcotics dealing in the Pleasanton and Jourdanton area. Shortly after 9 a.m. on Thursday, ACSO Deputy Sheriff Isaac Chia and investigators stopped a vehicle coming into Jourdanton from towards Charlotte. A […]

MANNING RECOGNIZED FOR SERVICE TO JOURDANTON PUBLIC LIBARAY

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During Monday’s meeting, the Jourdanton City Council took a moment to recognize Dorothy Manning who has been the librarian at the Jourdanton Public Library for over three decades and is now retiring. “She was instrumental in getting the current library and community center built and has been a driving force in the community for as long as we can remember. […]

News Briefs

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Family Collaborative Council by Connections in Jourdanton They want to hear suggestions on how they can improve services in the community. Virtual meeting planned for late November. Contact lvelazquez@connectionsifs.org or call 210-816- 3592. Atascosa County Christmas Elderly Project Target 2021 Referred to as ACCEPT in the past is updating their focus to elderly residents in need. Those with questions may […]