Out & About



Jourdanton VFD Malvin Prasifka Cook-Off

The Jourdanton Volunteer Fire Department is holding its annual cook-off and fundraising event beginning May 20-22. The event takes place at the American Legion Hall in Jourdanton. Contest items to be judged are chicken, jackpot beans, pork spare ribs, brisket, and dessert. A two-day chili cook-off will also take place on Saturday and Sunday. Music will be provided by South Texas Rain Makers on Saturday night from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. For chili information you may contact Charlie Abshier at (830) 570-6307. For BBQ information you may call Oscar Munoz at (210) 748-8930. You may also contact the fire department by leaving a message at (830) 769-3131. The money raised will be used to maintain and purchase new equipment to better protect the citizens of Jourdanton, and all of Atascosa County.

“Only,Not Lonely”Scholarship Benefit

Get informed of the myths, struggles and accomplishments involved with being an “only child.” Organizer Eddie Martinez, a 1987 graduate of Pleasanton High School, is busy preparing for this scholarship fundraiser, set for Saturday, May 21, at Pavilion #3 at the Atascosa River Park in Pleasanton. It is located on the corner of Hunt and Colwell Street.

The event is set for 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. (possibly later) and the Texas Tone Rangers are scheduled to perform from 2-6 p.m. Fun activities will include a Motorcycle Bike Ride, carne guisada plate sale, silent auction, bake sale, horseshoe tournament, games and more. Funds will go towards a scholarship for one or two PHS graduates who are an only child.

For more info, please call Eddie Martinez at 571-269- 2468.

2016-2017 School Year Registrations

Early registrations for next school year are now taking place. See the LIVING section for details on registration for Pleasanton Primary School, Jourdanton Elementary School and Jourdanton ISD new student registration.

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