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Collums shares presentation on windmills

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On Thursday, Sept. 9, the Pleasanton Rotary Club welcomed Jim Collums as the guest speaker at its Club Social. The presentation took place at the Longhorn Museum in Pleasanton, which is also the site of Collums’ Antique Windmill Exhibit. He was joined by his sister Janet Bartek, Pleasanton Rotary Club members, Poteet Rotary Club members and others in the community. […]

Schuchman releases ‘Cannibal Island’

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Jourdanton resident and Vietnam veteran Bill Schuchman has recently released his third novel, “Cannibal Island.” He described his first two books, “No Hero” and “Walk the Walk” as easy to write, as they were about personal experiences that he had. For his latest book, he wanted to jump into something different. “I’ve always been fascinated by Robinson Crusoe, his story. […]

JHS CULINARY STUDENTS RECOGNIZED

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The Jourdanton High School Culinary classes prepared and served dinner to the JISD Board of Trustees at the Sept. 13 meeting. The delicious meal consisted of chicken tacos, beans, guacamole, pico de gallo and sopapilla cheesecake. Thank you to Ms. Amie Bennett and her classes. Pictured, from left are: Ms. Amie Bennett, Kylee Flory, Ethan Vallejo, Tyler Speck and Eloise […]

Celebrate Diez y Seis at St. Andrew

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The parish of St. Andrew Catholic Church in Pleasanton invites everyone to their 10th annual Diez y Seis de Septiembre Fiestas Patrias this Saturday, Sept. 18. Be a part of the celebration at St. Andrew Catholic Church Parish Hall, 626 Market St. in Pleasanton. Doors will open at 6 p.m. with free admission. Be sure to purchase a carne guisada […]

Cornhole Tourney for ACCEPT Oct. 9

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830 OG Cornhole (Atascosa County) will host two tournaments on Saturday, Oct. 9 for the ACCEPT program at St. Andrew Parish Hall. The first will be a double elimination singles tournament starting at 11 a.m. and will cost $20. The second will be a bring- yourown partner double elimination tournament that starts at 2:30 p.m. and will cost $50 per […]

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, ENID!

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Look who’s turning 100! The staff and fellow residents of Argent Court Assisted Living Center in Jourdanton send a special “Happy Birthday” to Ms. Enid Swartzman! She was born on Sept. 14, 1921.

Skateboard training

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Throughout August, many locals took part in the Level One Skateboard Training sessions hosted by the Pleasanton Parks and Recreation Department and The Navigators. As the saying goes, “Practice makes perfect.” “All you skateboarders are learning at a phenomenal rate but without practice you can lose the progress you have made,” said Bob Byrd of The Navigators. For this reason, […]

Coffee & Canvas on Sept. 26

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Ladies, grab a friend and be part of the fun at “Coffee & Canvas” on Sunday, Sept. 26. The event will take place from 1-3 p.m. at Pleasant Perk Coffee House, located at 1507 W. Goodwin in Pleasanton. Join them for a late brunch, paint and sip on coffee for $30. Bring your masks and they will also provide face […]

FBC welcomes McComb

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First Baptist Church in Pleasanton will have Jonathan Mc- Comb as their guest speaker on Sunday, Sept. 26 during the 10:50 a.m. morning worship service. McComb lost his family in the Wimberley flood of May of 2015. He is a deacon at First Baptist Church, Corpus Christi and will share about how his faith in God helped him through this […]

Memorial for Deborah May Oct. 24

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Deborah Sewell Jones May was killed in an automobile crash on Jan. 11, 2021. A memorial service to honor her life will be held in a private setting with family and friends on Oct. 24, 2021, the wedding anniversary of Deb and her husband Danny May. Debbie was a member of the Shiloh Cemetery Association and will be put to […]


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