CHD awareness: fighting the good fight for Ethan

Despite living with heart disease, three-year-old Ethan Nuncio does not let his disability stop him from living the everyday life of a curly-haired boy. The youngest son of Roxanne and Fernando Nuncio of Charlotte, Ethan was diagnosed prenatally with congenital heart disease. Roxanne was just 25 weeks pregnant when the couple found out through a routine 3-D sonogram. Roxanne was […]

PJHS Teacher of the Year: Meagan Bruce Bomar

Pleasanton native Meagan Bruce Bomar was selected as the Teacher of the Year for Pleasanton Junior High School. “When I learned about receiving Teacher of the Year I was very excited. This was an award I have seen many great teachers earn throughout the years, and to now be added to that group of amazing educators is such an honor,” […]

RVOS Lodge 127 presents donations

RVOS Lodge 127 in Jourdanton recently presented checks to three local high schools for their Project Graduation programs. Local lodge officers with RVOS are: president – Bobby Tymrak, District #4 Director – Dennis Vanek, vice president – John Muckleroy, secretary – Becky Tymrak and sales agent – Janice Favor. RVOS Farm Mutual Insurance Company has been insuring property in Texas […]

Weekend Masses to begin at St. Matthew

Weekend Masses for the public are scheduled to begin at St. Matthew Catholic Church in Jourdanton and St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Christine. Masses will be at the regular time: •St. Matthew- Saturday, May 23, at 6 p.m. and Sunday, May 24, at 7:15 a.m. and 11 a.m. •St. Ignatius- Sunday, May 24, at 9 a.m. Please note that maximum […]

Pleasanton Primary online registration

Online registration for new students at Pleasanton Primary School is set for June 15-19. This is for pre-K, kindergarten and first grade. Visit, then click on Parents and then Ascender Parent Portal. > Parents>Ascender Parent Portal Pleasanton Primary is pleased to announce that Open Enrollment Pre-K will be available for the 2020-2021 school year. You are encouraged to […]

Pleasanton Education Foundation helps sponsor Earn-a-Bike

Pleasanton ISD recently participated in the Earna Bike Program based out of San Antonio. Earna Bike provides students an opportunity to learn about healthy living, nutrition, bicycle safety, good decision making and more. This eight-week long program was offered to fourth grade students who were incentivized to meet academic, behavior and attendance requirements in order to participate. Earn-a-Bike provided Pleasanton […]

Some area churches open again for in-person worship

Places of worship were among the first to close their doors to the public, following the increase of the coronavirus cases in mid-March. Locally and nationwide, many churches turned to technology and social media to bring their worship services to believers. On April 27, Texas Governor Greg Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton issued a joint guidance on religious services […]


Jourdanton High School student America Duc Van Lazaro (center) was accepted into the Information Technology & Security Academy where she will learn about cyber security. She is pictured with JHS Counselor and teacher Marie Fanno (at left) and JHS Principal Virginia Parsons.


Garza earns degree

KUTZTOWN, PA- Nearly 1,300 Kutztown University students have been approved to receive their diplomas following the conclusion of the 2020 spring semester, including Nicole Rae Garza of Pleasanton. While KU did not hold its traditional spring commencement, originally scheduled for May 8-9, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a formal on-campus commencement ceremony will be held at a later date. Nearly […]

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