Out & About



Little League Opening Days in Jourdanton and Poteet


Jourdanton Little League kicks off on Saturday, March 19 with a parade beginning at 9 a.m. on Campbell Ave. near the library and making its way across Highway 16 to La Parita Road ending up at the Little League field. At 10 a.m. Opening Ceremonies begin featuring Flying J flying a Little League Board member in with the game ball and Atascosa County Sheriff David Soward throwing out first pitch and at 10:30 games begin. (Schedule to be posted later on Jourdanton Little League Face Book).


9 a.m. will kick off Opening Ceremonies for the Poteet Little League teams. Pictures will be taken in the morning with games to follow at 10 a.m. Check the Poteet Little League Face Book page for schedules and updates.

Easter Eggs-travaganza

Cowboy Fellowship will be having their annual Easter Egg Hunt and church service on Friday, March 25 at 6 p.m. Thousands of eggs will be hidden for local kiddos in the arena. After the egg hunt, a church service will take place at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary. Cowboy Fellowship would like to welcome all in the community and surrounding areas to attend.

AMRSP Salad Luncheon & Silent Auction

Atascosa-McMullen Retired School Personnel will be holding its Annual Scholarship Salad Luncheon and Silent Auction on Thursday, March 31, 2016 at the Jourdanton Community Center beginning from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost is $8 per person for all you can eat. In conjunction with the luncheon, a silent auction will be held. If you would like to donate a salad or an auction item or have a question, please call Paulette Williams at 830-569-3283.

Pleasanton Express Contests

We have some FUN in store for our readers and social media followers! Three contests will soon be taking place, and we’d

like to encourage you to participate. We will be having our own Easter Egg Hunt coming out in our print edition on March 23. We will challenge you to FIND and COUNT all the hidden eggs throughout that publication. As the Poteet Strawberry Festival approaches, there will be two contests taking place: Strawberry Pickin’ in our print edition and a #StrawFest16 photo contest on Instagram.

Kindess is Key On our Facebook we enjoy seeing posts about people in our community performing Random Acts of Kindness or providing a kind service to others. We do our part to spread the positivity On-line by sharing those posts, but we’d also like to extend their reach by sharing these special moments in our print edition. If you are ever a recipient of or ever witness a Random Act of Kindess or see someone providing a kind, selfless service to others, we want to hear about it! E-mail a photo or story to Erika Vela at: evela@pleasantonexpress.com. You may also LIKE our Facebook page and post your story and photos or send them to us in a message.

IF YOU have any information on events happening in Atascosa County and would like them to be featured in Out & About, please E-mail Special Assignments Editor Erika Vela at evela@pleasantonexpress.com or share them with us on Facebook!

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