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Be a Bargain Babe, shop brand names for dirt cheap



Bargain Babe Boutique is an online and mobile clothing retailer home to brand name designs and fashion available for dirtcheap prices. Owner, Jacie Fournier, is an Atascosa County local who grew up in the Rossville Community, attended Leming Elementary and graduated from Jourdanton High School in 2016. She started this business with the hopes of bringing affordable fashion to her […]

Jessica Cortez battles breast cancer diagnosis



Jessica Cortez first became a corrections officer in 2004 at the John B. Connally Unit in Kennedy. She then relocated to work for the Atascosa County Jail and has been there ever since. On June 26, 2020, Cortez received the news that no woman wants to hear in her lifetime. At the young age of 41, she was diagnosed with […]

JOURDANTON CHAMBER DONATES TO PANTRIES

The Jourdanton Chamber of Commerce recently donated to four local food pantries. Pictured are Jourdanton Chamber of Commerce members presenting a check to the Pleasanton Church of Christ in Pleasanton. Chamber members are, left to right: Annie DeLaO, Michele Higginbotham, Dorothy Manning, Karen Rakowitz, Jeanette Harrison (partially hidden), Benita Muckleroy, Joyce Steinle, Susan Netardus and Jack Harrison. Receiving the check […]

JISD free, reduced-price meals

Jourdanton ISD recently announced its policy for providing free and reduced-price meals for children served under the current income eligibility guidelines. Each school/ site or the central office has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by anyone on request. Starting on Aug. 10, JISD will begin distributing letters to the households of the children in the district […]

Pleasanton reopening udpate

The City of Pleasanton has updated their Facilities Reopening Plan. This plan went into effect Friday, July 31. Only the walking trails at the Pleasanton River Park and Sports Complex will reopen to the public. These trails can be accessed through the pedestrian entrances. The Pleasanton Public Library will also be adding curbside services. For details visit: pleasantontx. gov/news_ detail_ […]

Zaffirini to host ‘Back to School?’ forum Aug. 12

Senator Judith Zaffirini (TX-21) will host a live Zoom forum on Wednesday, Aug. 12 from 1:30-2:30 p.m. The topic is “Back to School? Your Questions, Answered!” Senator Zaffirini has scheduled this Zoom due to the numerous questions raised during the last forum which focused on the health aspects of re-opening our schools in the fall. You can submit your questions […]

Seiffert on Dean’s List

More than 5,300 Baylor University students have been named to the Dean’s Academic Honor List for the spring 2020 semester. Students honored on the Dean’s List are Baylor undergraduates with a minimum semester gradepoint average of 3.7 with no grade lower than a “C” while enrolled in a minimum of 12 graded semester hours. Among the local students receiving the […]

NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION AT PLEASANTON PRIMARY

Online registration is currently underway for students new to Pleasanton Primary School.

Free clothing giveaway at Cowboy Fellowship

Cowboy Fellowship will host a free clothing giveaway on Saturday, Aug. 8 from 9 a.m – 1 p.m. There is a selection of new and gently used clothing, shoes and accessories available. Baby clothes, children’s items, youth and adult sizes are available. Each person will be allowed 10 items and 30 minutes to select clothing. CDC regulations will be strictly […]

Immunization Clinic at Poteet ISD Office

On Tuesday Aug. 18 and 25, the Children’s Hospital of San Antonio Christus Health Immunization Clinic will provide vaccines at no cost from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Poteet ISD Office, 1100 School Dr. This clinic is for Medicaid, uninsured and underinsured children in Poteet ISD, ages 18 and younger. Please note that an appointment is required. Please […]


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