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Jourdanton students receive scholarships

Jourdanton High School students were honored for their academic accomplishments at a presentation held on May 11. Among those honored were the recipients of the Jourdanton Community Scholarship: Cole Andrus, Emma Roach, Isaac Paredes, Michael Howard, Aidan Borth and Madison Yow. Daniece Mueller was awarded the Special Service Above Self Award while Payton Phillips and Chantan Morin received the Rotary […]

El Calvario VBS

Children ages 4-13 are invited to Vacation Bible School, Destination Dig from June 28-July 2 at El Calvario Baptist Church, at 811 Oak St. in Jourdanton. It will be a time of unearthing artifacts that lead to the truth about Jesus from 5:30-8 p.m. each day. Kids will begin each day at the Worship Rally Dig Site. From there, they […]

Freedom Run 5K, 1 Mile Walk on July 3

TRiCiTy Road Warriors and the Poteet Rotary Club invite the public to join them in kicking off the Fourth of July weekend with the Freedom Run 5K and 1 Mile Walk at the Poteet Strawberry Festival grounds. The event is set for Saturday, July 3 and is fitness made fun. Early registration is $25 and runs from June 9-23. For […]

Corpus Christi procession in Leming



Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Leming celebrated the Feast of Corpus Christi (body of Christ) on Sunday, June 6. Following the 8:30 a.m. Mass, parishioners of all ages joined together for a procession through town. “It is held to be aware of the Blessed Sacrament in our life,” said parishioner Rachel Vasquez, who participated in the event. Father […]

Kathleen Schaefer: 95 and blessed



At 95, Kathleen M. Schaefer of Pleasanton describes herself as a thankful, fortunate woman who doesn’t feel her age. She was born on March 3, 1926, in Los Angeles, Calif. and turned 95 in March. Her mother was Kathleen M. Ballard and her father, Charles F. Ballard, was a master carpenter for MGM Studios who did a lot of the […]

Summer Fun at Poteet Canyon Park

This Friday, June 11, the City of Poteet will host a School’s Out for Summer Celebration at Poteet Canyon Park for families in Poteet. The event is set for 4-8 p.m. Cool off with water slides. Enjoy bounce houses, games and free food and drinks while supplies last. It will be a great way for the kiddos to have some […]

AMRSP scholarships awarded to seniors

The Atascosa-McMullen Retired School Personnel recently awarded three $1,000 scholarships for 2021-2022. Recipients are Adriana Clark, a graduate of Pleasanton High School; Cole Andrus, a graduate of Jourdanton High School and Jessalyn Sanchez, a graduate of Charlotte High School. Clark will be attending Texas State University to become a teacher and stay connected with her students. Andrus will be attending […]

First responders dinner

The Pleasanton Church of Christ is hosting an appreciation dinner for Atascosa County first responders on Friday, June 18, from 5-9 p.m., at the church fellowship hall. Stay and eat or take a plate to go if you cannot stay. Spaghetti, garlic bread and dessert will be served. Please call the church office at 830-569-5502 with any questions.

Macat on Honor Roll

LINDSBORG, KAN.- Nearly 232 Bethany College students have earned semester honors for their academic performance during the Spring 2021 semester and have been named to the Honor Roll. Among those honored was Joshua R. Macat of Lytle, Exercise Science major. To qualify for the academic honor, students must be enrolled full-time and earn a semester grade point average of 3.5 […]

SHSU announces local graduates

HUNTSVILLE, TX- The following area students received degrees during the 2021 spring semester at Sam Houston State University. •Will Soward of Jourdanton, Bachelor of Science, Animal Science •Salvador Garcia of Pleasanton, Bachelor of Science, Kinesiology. Congratulations, Will and Salvador.


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