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Atascosa County Church Services

By Emily Mann | March 25, 2020

Below is information on the church services happening across Atascosa County. There have been several cancelations and some churches working on new accommodations to reach their members. We will update this as more information becomes available. First United Methodist Church Pleasanton FUMC Pleasanton asks that you keep in touch with to their Facebook page for information on the livestream and […]

Methodist Hospital South and Atascosa County release statement regarding first two positive cases of COVID-19 in Atascosa County

By Emily Mann | March 23, 2020

Methodist Hosptial South and Atascosa County confirm the first two cases of COVID-19 in Atascosa County today. “Recently we had two patients who tested positive for COVID-19,” said Pam Guillory, Chief Nursing Officer and Chief Operation Officer Methodist Hospital South. “The patients were treated and released for home quarantine as per the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines. Methodist Hospital […]

Emergency Declaration by Atascosa County Judge Bob Hurley

By Emily Mann | March 23, 2020

In accordance with CDC recommendations and the recent Emergency Declaration by Judge Hurley and extended by the Atascosa County Commissioners Court on March 23, 2020, new guidelines have been implemented for county offices: 1) If business CAN be conducted online, by phone, or can be delayed, we encourage the public to do so in an effort to reduce person-to-person contact. […]

Gov. Abbott postpones run-off election

By Emily Mann | March 19, 2020

Governor Greg Abbott issued a proclamation postponing the runoff primary election until July 14, 2020. The runoff election was originally scheduled for May 26th, but has been postponed in conjunction with the state’s ongoing efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. In Atascosa County there is only one run-off.  The run-off is for the position of Constable Precinct 1 with incumbent […]

Coronavirus Protective Measures

By Emily Mann | March 18, 2020

WASH YOUR HANDS Clean hands can be the key to making it through the coronavirus pandemic as healthy as possible. Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after you have been in a public place, or after blowing your nose, coughing or sneezing. If soap and water are not readily available, experts recommend using […]

Strawberry Festival 5K & 1 Mile Berry Run/Walk has been POSTPONED

By Emily Mann | March 18, 2020

Due to COVID-19, the Strawberry Festival 5K & 1 Mile Berry Run/Walk has been POSTPONED until the sometime in FALL in coordination with the Poteet Festival.   A date  for the run/ walk will be announced at a later time. The Poteet Strawberry Festival Association, Poteet Rotary and the TRICity Road Warriors care about our community, runners’, walkers’ and volunteers’ safety […]

Poteet Strawberry Festival POSTPONED until Fall 2020

By Emily Mann | March 18, 2020

According to Poteet Strawberry Festival Association officials on Facebook as of 8:45 p.m. on Monday evening, the 2020 Poteet Strawberry Festival has been POSTPONED until Fall 2020. Official date will be announced on Monday, March 23. Our local Poteet Strawberry Growers need the community’s support now more than ever as they rely on PSF guests from all over to purchase […]

Chamber Awards Banquet Rescheduled

By Emily Mann | March 18, 2020

Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce has tentatively rescheduled the awards banquet for Wednesday, June 24 at 6 p.m.

Senior Days postponed

By Emily Mann | March 11, 2020

The weekly, free Senior Fun Days at the Pleasanton Civic Center are currently on hold until further notice. Senior Fun Days are generally held on Mondays, with fun and fellowship for local senior citizens (age 50 or older) from 10 a.m. to noon.

Madd Autism Walk & Run rescheduled for May

By Emily Mann | March 11, 2020

The entire community is invited to the free Madd Autism Walk and Run at the Pleasanton River Park, tentatively rescheduled for May 16. Get a team together and come dressed in your Madd Hatter and Wonderland theme. For details, please see the article in the Living section.