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Are you a non-profit or organization that has a feeding program?

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There are many in our community that are in need of help with food donations. Are you a non-profit or organization that has a feeding program? If so please, send info to news@pleasantonexpress.com. We are putting together a resource page for the community. Thank you to all the local ISD’s for their current feeding programs!

Governor Abbott issued an expanded executive order that goes into effect April 1

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Governor Abbott issued an expanded executive order that goes into effect 12:01 a.m. April 2-April 30, 2020. Following is a summary graphic. Please pick up the April 1 edition of the Pleasanton Express for full story. 

Atascosa County Church Services

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Below is information on the church services happening across Atascosa County. Many churches are working on new accommodations to reach their members. We will update this as more information becomes available. Poteet First United Methodist Church Poteet First United Methodist Church is streaming services on YouTube and their Facebook page. There will be periodic devotionals on their Facebook page as […]

The Knights of Columbus Council #8001’s Lenten fish fry Canceled

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The Knights of Columbus Council #8001’s Lenten fish fry will be canceled this Friday, April 3, due to the coronavirus pandemic. If you would still like to make a contribution, remember you can send your contributions to the parish office. For more updates for coming weeks, keep in touch to their Facebook Page for further announcements.

Coronavirus Protective Measures

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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 […]

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

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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

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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

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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 […]

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

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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

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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 […]


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