Volunteers help beautify Children Matter Family Life Center

Volunteers with Northrock Church in San Antonio helped beautify the Children Matter Family Life Center on Saturday, July 18. The center is located at 659 W. Goodwin in Pleasanton. They worked from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., performing chores such as painting the posts for the new sign in front of the building, raking leaves and fixing parts of the […]

Help Baby Alex raise funds for CHD

Baby Alex and his parents Clarissa and Anthony Martinez of Pleasanton are currently raising funds for Congenital Heart Defects through the Virtual CHD Walk for Hope. In the past, the family decorated Alex’s wagon and walked at the San Antonio Zoo as part of the annual CHD Heart Walk. However, with the current COVID-19 pandemic, the family is fundraising online. […]

SPJST scholarship awarded

Katlyn Polasek, a 2020 Jourdanton High School graduate, is this year’s recipient of the SPJST District Merit Scholarship Award, the Miles Marek Scholarship and the Jourdanton Lodge 202 Scholarship. Polasek was also awarded the Presidential Volunteer Silver Award for her community service. SPJST is a fraternal benefit society founded in 1897 by Czech immigrants who brought their families to America […]

Free clothing, shoes in August

Schools will be starting soon. Are you ready? We will be giving away free clothes, jackets and shoes in all sizes and some miscellaneous household items to anyone needing a helping hand because we care about you! You are welcome to come to our community center on Wednesday Aug. 5, from 4-6 p.m. and again on Wednesday, Aug. 19 from […]

Workforce Solutions Alamo Offers Virtual Women’s Entrepreneurship Bootcamp

Workforce Solutions Alamo is hosting a series of virtual entrepreneurship workshops for women in English and Spanish. This workshop, previously an in-person series, is now available virtually due to recent public health concerns. This one-day boot camp is offered various dates virtually from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Scheduled dates are: English date: Aug. 3 Spanish dates: July 27 and […]

Local Student-Athlete on LSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll

More than 175 Angelo State University student-athletes, including Hilton Mehrmann of Pleasanton, have been named to the Lone Star Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll for the 2020 spring semester. The Commissioner’s Honor Roll is announced at the conclusion of each fall and spring semester with student athletes qualifying based on grade point average for the current semester. To be eligible, student-athletes […]

Cards for a Cause

Safer Path Family Violence Shelter needs your help. Due to COVID, they have been unable to host their in-person fundraisers. They are currently selling boxes of greeting cards $30 for 30 cards and nearly half of the money goes directly to Safer Path operations and services. The fundraiser is hosted by Hillary Blair and Usborne Books & More. You can […]

City of Charlotte Produce Market

River City Produce is bringing #Market2You to your community. The City of Charlotte Produce Market is set for Saturday, Aug. 1, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at the empty lot on Hwy. 97 between Edwards Ave. and Yule Ave. in Charlotte. Here is the link to place prepaid orders online: orders. Username is charlotte and password is market. […]

Gonzales receives scholarship

Nathaniel Gonzales, an outstanding student from Pleasanton High School, is the 2020 recipient of the Norman F. Porter, Sr. Memorial Scholarship. He plans to attend Texas A&M this fall, majoring in law. His ultimate goal is to become a prosecutor and then a district judge. Congratulations, Nathaniel. The Norman F. Porter, Sr. Memorial Scholarship was created in 2015 to honor […]


The July Residence of the Month, presented by the Jourdanton Garden Club, is the home located at 1212 Waltom. Enrique Davila has a beautiful landscaped yard with multiple flowering pots displayed on his porch.

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