Out and About



Early voting now through Nov. 2

Early voting began Oct. 22 and continues through Friday, Nov. 2, at the Atascosa County Election Administrator’s Office Atascosa County Annex Building. It is located at 914 N. Main in Jourdanton, at the corner of Main Street and Simmons Avenue.

Voting hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday- Friday. On Tuesday, Oct. 23 and Tuesday, Oct. 30, polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. On Saturday, Oct. 27, the office will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The office will remain open through the lunch hour.

Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 6. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

What Parents Need to Know About Human Trafficking

Please join us on Oct. 24 from 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. at the PISD District Training Center for a training on “What Parents Need to Know About Human Trafficking,” presented by Lisa Lloyd, Common Thread Community Advocate. The PISD District Training Center is located next door to the junior high.

In this training, parents will learn what traffickers look for and how they approach victims. You will learn the signs that indicate your child may be in danger and how traffickers target youth at school and in any home. This is a free training and open to all parents/ guardians. If you have any questions contact Diane Garza, PISD Parent Liaison at 830-569-1230 or email dlgarza@pisd.us.

Longhorn Museum Benefit

The Longhorn Museum is pleased to announce that San Antonio KSAT Channel 12 sportscaster Greg Simmons will be the featured speaker at the museum’s annual benefit dinner this month.

The benefit dinner will be held Thursday, Oct. 25, at the Pleasanton Civic Center. It begins at 6 p.m. with hors d’oeuvres and a Silent Auction. A ribeye steak dinner, with all the trimmings and dessert, will be served at 7 p.m.

Entertainment will be by Sandy Locke and his trusty guitar.

Only 100 tickets will be sold and are available at the museum and from museum members. All proceeds



Trunkthe museum. or Treat at FBC Poteet

First Baptist Church, Hosanna Baptist Church and the United Methodist Church of Poteet have come together and planned an evening of fun, games, free food and community fellowship on Saturday, Oct. 27, beginning at 6 p.m. Everyone is invited to come join us at First Baptist Church, which is located at 437 Avenue D in Poteet.

Children are encouraged to wear their costumes and to bring something to put their candy in. Come join us!

Oct. 28 Free Fall Fest at Pleasanton River Park

The free annual community wide Fall Festival will be another great night of free games, candy, food and fun.

This year local churches and organizations have partnered with the City of Pleasanton for the fall festival on Sunday, Oct. 28, from 5:30 -7:30 p.m. at the Pleasanton River Park.

Join them for live music, delicious food, a hay ride, candy, bouncy houses and a variety of games.

There will also be a Costume

AMRSPFun Run nextat meeting5:30 p.m.

The Atascosa-McMullen Retired School Personnel will hold their next meeting on Monday, Oct. 29, at the Jourdanton United Methodist Church Hall at 1004 Campbell Ave.

Meet and greet at 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. is the opening, lunch, program and meeting. Food catered by Pat Temple. Program on “Caring for Succulents,” by Barbara


Baptist Church Trunk or Treat on Oct. 31

Trunk or Treat will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 31 at Trinity Baptist Church, 1219 N. Bryant in Pleasanton. It is located across the street from Sherry’s convenience store.

Your children will trick or treat from the cars of Trinity’s church members, who will decorate their cars for this event. There will also be games to play. Bring your children by the church from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Halloween for a fun and safe trick or treat experience!

Cowboy Fellowship Fall Festival on Oct. 31

Cowboy Fellowship will host its free annual Fall Festival on Wednesday, Oct. 31 at 6 p.m. Bring the entire family for game booths, photo areas, food trucks and a concession stand. Tons of candy will be given away during the evening and there will even be a fireworks show at the end of the celebration.

EVENTS FOR Out and About can be emailed to Lifestyles Editor Lisa Luna at lluna@pleasantonexpress.com or call our office at 830-569- 6130 or 830-281-2341.

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