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Tip-A Cop RESCHEDULED to Sept. 21

By Rebecca Pesqueda | September 10, 2018

Due to unexpected weather, the 3rd Annual Tip-A-Cop Fundraiser has been rescheduled to next Friday, Sept. 21. Join the Pleasanton Police Department and the Jourdanton Police Department at Chili’s as they fight for cures to childhood diseases. The 3rd Annual Tip-A-Cop fundraiser – BBQ and music event – will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  in front of Chili’s, […]

Pleasanton Diez y Seis

By Rebecca Pesqueda | September 10, 2018

The 7th annual Diez y Seis de Septiembre Fiestas Patrias is set for Saturday, Sept. 15 at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Pleasanton. Doors open at 6 p.m. The Queen’s Coronation is scheduled for 9 p.m. Admission is free. Carne guisada plates will be served for $8 each. There will also be menudo, tamales and pan de dulce. Dance to the music […]

HeartStrings for Hope ticket deadline Sept. 15

By Rebecca Pesqueda | September 10, 2018

The annual HeartStrings for Hope on Sept. 29 will be a night of dinner and dancing at Strawberry Pines in Poteet. HeartStrings for Hope is a fundraiser benefiting the Atascosa Family Crisis Center and CASA of South Texas. Tickets to the event include dinner, raffle, live auction, and entertainment by Grammy Award-winning, fiddle player Jason Roberts and his band.  Tickets can […]

Free parenting classes

By Rebecca Pesqueda | September 10, 2018

On Saturday, Sept. 15 and Sept. 29, from 12 noon to 4 p.m. Crosspoint Fellowship will hold free parenting classes. The church is located at 739 Dallas St. in Pleasanton. Participants will receive eight hours of credit for the two classes. A certificate of completion will be awarded. For more information, please call Neda Hayes at 830-742-8910.

Friday Volleyball and Football Schedule

By Rebecca Pesqueda | September 06, 2018

VB: Jourdanton vs. George West 5:00 pm VB: Poteet at Navarro (FR & JV 5 p.m, VAR 6:30 p.m.) FB: Charlotte vs. Premont (parents night) 7:00pm FB: Jourdanton at Dilley 7:30pm – 10:15pm FB: Poteet at San Antonio Cole 7:30pm

Senior Days “Community For Everyone”

By Rebecca Pesqueda | September 06, 2018

We are making fun days for everyone, and that also includes our senior citizens! The Parks & Recreation has partnered with the Pleasanton Express to create on avenue for our senior citizens to stay active throughout the year. Each week, there will be a day dedicated for all seniors to join in the fun activities at the Pleasanton Civic Center. […]

Bingo Bags & Brunch

By Rebecca Pesqueda | September 06, 2018

10am-2pm Sat. Sept. 15, 2018 Doors open at 9:30 American Legion 1404 Zanderson Ave., Jourdanton, TX $40.00 tickets (includes bunch & 20 game cards) Table sponsership $500- 8 table 20 games of Bingo, door prizes, live auction, silent auction Tickets may be purchased at any CAST office or Facebook event tab By purchasing a ticket, you are giving a child […]

Household Hazard Material Collection Day

By Rebecca Pesqueda | September 06, 2018

The free Household Hazardous Material Collection Day is set for Saturday, Sept. 29, from 8 a.m. to noon. This is open to all residents of the City of Pleasanton and will take place at 315 Colwell (Pleasanton River Park, Pavilion #3, corner of Hunt and Colwell). Please see the article in this week’s issue for details on accepted items, how to […]

9-5-18 Flashbacks

By Rebecca Pesqueda | September 06, 2018

Flashbacks Madeleine Guajardo Staff Writer 10 years ago Irene Garcia Gonzales holds Lorenza as hey watch Kayla check her tomato and radish plants. They planted some seeds and plants in pots and some in the ground a Pleasanton City Hall as volunteers at the new Community Garden. City Manager, Kathy Coronado, has explained how the garden space will grow as […]

Garage Sale Extravaganza

By Rebecca Pesqueda | September 06, 2018

825 Ave E, Poteet Wednesday-Thursday 8am-8pm   705 Olive St., Jourdanton Thursday-Saturday, 8am-8pm   901 Olive st., Jourdanton Saturday, 8am-2pm   114 Massad Dr., Pleasanton Saturday, 8:30am-1:00pm