Kick cancer fundraiser for Irene Sanchez

Mark your calendar for a fundraiser to benefit Irene Sanchez on Saturday, March 6, 12-4 p.m., at 1512 Jami Drive, Pleasanton. You can purchase tickets in advance at Main Nutrition on 211 Main Street. A $10 donation gets you a juicy cheeseburger, chips, cookie and a soda plus a chance to win a small raffle! Irene is the mother of […]

Congrats, Trojan Band

This past weekend, the award-winning Charlotte High School Band received 1 ratings from all three judges for the 2021 UIL Concert and Sight Reading Evaluation Contest. This marks the third Sweepstakes trophy for the Mighty Trojan Band. The Charlotte Trojan community is very proud of the band directors, Mr. Castillo and Mr. Romo, and the students for all their hard […]

Children Matter: Rebuilding families

Upon entering the Children Matter Family Life Center at 659 W. Goodwin in Pleasanton, visitors will find a small bulletin board labeled “Small Victories” gracing the wall. The precious photos highlight families hugging and embracing and demonstrate the work behind the center. Founded by Cynthia and Kenny McGee, the nonprofit organization is dedicated to helping reunify families. It serves as […]

Paisley’s to be featured on the Cowboy Channel

Paisley’s will showcase their fashions in this year’s Tailgate Party at the RFD-TV’s The American Semi- Finals, Friday, March 5, 3:30 p.m. The models featured at the tailgate party fashion show will be Stormi Crouch, Mackenzie Stoebner, Lauren Short and Sam Wooten. “We are beyond excited about the opportunity to be showcased in this year’s Tailgate Party at the RFD-TV’s […]

First Baptist Church of Jourdanton welcomes new Community Life Pastor, Music Minister

We are delighted to announce that missionary and pastor Brad Trosen is our new Music Minister and Community Life Pastor. He and his lovely wife and ministry partner Laura Trosen are not strangers to Jourdanton. They and their three children lived in the area for the 1996-1997 school year and again in 2001-2002. However, for most of their married life, […]

Autism Awareness Day on April 17

The Peace for the Pieces Social Group invites the community to join them for Autism Awareness Day on April 17. The event will take place at the Pleasanton River Park, starting at 11 a.m. Families are invited to join them for a memorial and tree planting in honor of Desiree Anger. A walk, hot dog plates and fun family activity […]

San Miguel Electric Cooperative announces 2020 donation recipients

CHRISTINE– San Miguel Electric Cooperative (SMEC) has announced its annual donations to local charitable organizations to assist them in fulfilling their missions to the local community. “Caring for our neighbors – especially during difficult times like the COVID-19 pandemic – is integral to the culture of San Miguel Electric Cooperative,” said Mike Kezar, general manager of SMEC, which each year […]


In addition to donating to charitable organizations in 2020, San Miguel Electric Cooperative employees also volunteered at several local projects. Pictured from left to right at the Texas Ramp Project in Poteet are: James Lucas, Kurt Loeffler, Clinton Lyssy , Oscar Muñoz, Joel Muñoz and Dwayne Kessler from SMEC.

Poteet block party set

The City of Poteet is planning their community block party set for March 13 at 7 p.m. Safety practices will be in place. The free event is planned for the outdoors so there will be plenty of space to move around and social distance. They will have food trucks returning and ready to serve everyone and music by The Ranch […]


The newly elected Jourdanton Volunteer Fire Department officers were recognized at the Feb. 1 Jourdanton City Council meeting. Pictured are JVFD president Jeff Rankin (at left) and JVFD Fire Chief Jay Fojtik.

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