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Vote for Jackie Milligan

Jackie Milligan of Poteet, lady BBQ Pitmaster, could win up to $15,000 for her charity, but she needs your help. Milligan won the Women’s Fire & Ice BBQ challenge at the Turn ‘N Burn Festival this past March. As a result of winning the women’s challenge, she won the chance to head to the World Food Championship in Orange Beach, […]

Help needed to clean San Ysidro Cemetery

With Dia de Los Muertos and All Souls’ Day approaching soon, it is kindly asked that anyone with friends or loved ones buried at San Ysidro Cemetery in Pleasanton, go by and clean their graves. It would also be greatly appreciated if you are able to clean the two or three graves next to your loved one’s gravesite. Anyone with […]

Win your holiday turkey and help kids with cancer

This Sunday, Oct. 21, KJT Society #87 will host its annual Turkey Bingo at St. Matthew Catholic Church parish hall, located on the corner of Highway 16 and Maple Street in Jourdanton. Doors will open at noon, and games will begin at 12:30 p.m. This year, the proceeds from this event will be donated to Kids Unlimited Foundation, a nonprofit […]

Longhorn Museum benefit dinner tickets available

It promises to be an exciting and entertaining evening along with a delicious steak dinner. The guest speaker will be none other than KSAT Channel 12 sportscaster Greg Simmons, who broadcasted local football games here many years ago. Special entertainment will be by Sandy Locke and his trusty guitar. A Silent Auction will also be featured. The evening begins on […]

CBC Fall Festival

On Tuesday, Oct. 23, Coastal Bend College in Pleasanton will host its free annual Fall Festival. The family-friendly event is set for 5-8 p.m. Come by and enjoy food, drinks, pumpkin painting contest, costume contest, face painting and more.

Trunk or Treat Oct. 31

Trunk or Treat will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 31 at Trinity Baptist Church, 1219 N. Bryant in Pleasanton. It is located across the street from Sherry’s gas station. Your children will trick or treat from the cars of Trinity’s church members, who will decorate their cars for this event. There will also be games to play. Bring your children […]

Cowboy Fellowship Fall Festival

Cowboy Fellowship will host its free annual Fall Festival on Wednesday, Oct. 31 at 6 p.m. Bring the entire family for game booths, photo areas, food trucks and a concession stand. Tons of candy will be given away during the evening and there will even be a fireworks show at the end of the celebration.

CASA & SAFER PATH THANK JESSICA TOM

CASA of South Texas and Safer Path Family Violence Shelter truly appreciate the HeartStrings for Hope event, hosted by Jessica Tom, that raised over $40,000 to be split between the two service organizations. Pictured left to right are: Rhonda Williamson, Safer Path Family Violence Shelter Executive Director; Jessica Tom and Joni Garcia, CASA of South Texas Executive Director.

Free Fall Festival Oct. 28 at River Park in Pleasanton

The annual communitywide Fall Festival will be another great night of free games, candy, food and fun. Admission is free. This year local churches and organizations have partnered with the City of Pleasanton for the fall festival on Sunday, Oct. 28, from 5:30 -7:30 p.m. at the Pleasanton River Park. Join them for live music, delicious food, hay ride, candy, […]

Huizar speaks at CBC



Among the featured speakers at Coastal Bend College’’s Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration on Sept. 19, was Pleasanton City Manager Johnny Huizar. “It gives me great pleasure to join an honorable group of people, to talk about our heritage,” said Huizar. He was born in 1964, the son of Manuel and Erminia Huizar at Mercy Hospital in Jourdanton, where Jourdanton City […]


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