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Rep. Cuellar Announces $72,034 for Atascosa Health Center’s Efforts to Combat Coronavirus Pandemic

By Rebecca Pesqueda | March 25, 2020

Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $72,034 in federal funding for the Atascosa Health Center’s efforts  to combat the coronavirus pandemic. This funding, awarded through the Department of Health and Human Services, will be used to meet evolving needs for Atascosa Health Center during the COVID-19 pandemic, including expanding testing, purchasing supplies and providing safety education. “Local health centers are critical […]

Emergency Declaration by Atascosa County Judge Bob Hurley

By Rebecca Pesqueda | March 23, 2020

Editor’s Note: The Pleasanton Express will be providing full coverage of this morning’s Commissioners Court meeting in a later news update this afternoon and in Wednesday’s issue. As of March 23, as reported during Commissioners Court, there are still only two confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Atascosa County. In accordance with CDC recommendations and the recent Emergency Declaration by Judge […]

Methodist healthcare system limits all non-essential planned surgeries and procedures

By Rebecca Pesqueda | March 20, 2020

The following news advisory was released by STRIC Friday afternoon. Methodist Hospital | South CEO Greg Seiler Comments: “The health of our patients, our employees and our community will always be our top priority,” said Greg Seiler, CEO of Methodist Hospital | South.  “We understand that these new protocols represent a marked change from day-to-day hospital procedures, but they have […]

Pleasanton mayor declares disaster and public emergency

By Rebecca Pesqueda | March 18, 2020

On Wednesday, March 18, Pleasanton Mayor Travis Hall declared a disaster and public emergency as follows: The following Exhibit 1 summarizes the declaration which follows in full. EXHIBIT 1 Declaration Regarding Public and Private Gatherings 1.​The virus that causes COVID-19 is easily transmitted, especially in group settings, and it is essential that the spread of the virus be slowed to […]

CCSCT temporarily closed to public, applications still being accepted

By Rebecca Pesqueda | March 18, 2020

Community Council of South Central Texas will continue to serve the needs of our community by taking applications via fax, email, drop box (where available) and standard mail. South Central, Texas: Community Council of South Central Texas announces that all offices will be closed to the general public effective immediately, due to the public health and safety concerns regarding COVID-19 […]

Charlotte City Hall, Davenport Park closed

By Rebecca Pesqueda | March 18, 2020

The City of Charlotte continues to monitor the local, state and federal information regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19). With that being said, the city will implement the following measures for the safety of the community. Effective Tuesday, March 17, City Hall will be closed. Any payments can be taken through the window or left in the drop box. If you are […]

Poteet Strawberry Festival postponed to Fall 2020

By Rebecca Pesqueda | March 16, 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. “The Poteet Strawberry Festival Association cares deeply for their community, their guests, staff and volunteers. After reviewing the CDC’s latest recommendations, as well as […]

Poteet Municipal Court announces court modifications due to COVID-19

By Rebecca Pesqueda | March 16, 2020

The City of Poteet is actively monitoring and are keeping abreast to the changing conditions of COVID-19. To avoid exposing city staff, court personnel and citizens to the threat of COVID-19, the City of Poteet Municipal Court, in response to the Supreme Court of Texas and the Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas Emergency Order No. 20-007 issued on Friday, […]

Atascosa Co. Judge Hurley addresses COVID-19 concerns

By Rebecca Pesqueda | March 16, 2020

With rising concerns regarding the COVID-19, County Judge Robert Hurley would like to give the citizens of Atascosa County an update on what the county is doing to curb concerns and contamination risks. The County Emergency Management Coordinator, David Prasifka, has been diligently staying abreast of the latest news and information available regarding this novel virus. Local leaders in the […]

City of Jourdanton issues “Declaration of Public Health Emergency”

By Rebecca Pesqueda | March 16, 2020

The City of Jourdanton has issued a “Declaration of Public Health Emergency”. This goes into effect immediately and be valid for a MINIMUM of 7 days. This declaration includes but is not limited to the following: -Any payments to city hall must be done through the drive thru/drop box on the west side of the building, or via the online […]