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Madd Autism Walk, Run rescheduled for May

The entire community is invited to the free Madd Autism Walk and Run at the Pleasanton River Park, tentatively rescheduled for May 16. Get a team together and come dressed in your Madd Hatter and Wonderland theme. The Madd Run starts at 9 a.m. with the Team Walk starting at 10:30 a.m. Event organizers are seeking volunteers and sponsors. Vendors […]

Concert, BBQ at FBC Jourdanton

First Baptist Church of Jourdanton is excited to host a barbecue meal and a live concert by Christian Country Music Ministry Inc. on April 4. For now, the concert is still on. The meal will be catered by Old Pit #5 Jourdanton and served at 5:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall and the band will perform from 7-8:15 p.m. in […]

WESTFALL RECEIVES SCHOLARSHIP

Jenna Westfall, Pleasanton High School Class of 2019, accepts the 2019 Xi Omega Iota Scholarship from Diana Devereux, club president. Once again, Xi Omega Iota Sorority (now known as Alpha Joy Club), will give a $500 scholarship to a graduating senior girl at Pleasanton High School. Girls graduating in spring 2020 and wishing to apply for this scholarship, should see […]

DAR members plant a garden

The Atascosa Chapter of the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution participated in the national DAR conservation project “Bee Patriotic, Plant a Pollinator Garden.” They adopted the planter in front of the First Presbyterian Church, 435 N. Bryant St. in Pleasanton. The Atascosa DAR Chapter meets in the First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall once a month from October […]

CBC’s PTK Chapter recognized as a 5 Star Chapter

Coastal Bend College’s Rho Lambda chapter has once again been distinguished as a 5 Star Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society. Phi Theta Kappa Rho Lambda students have submitted their Honors in Action Research Project, Chapter Project and Service Project. The Service Project encourages chapters to look within their communities for opportunities to give back. The Rho […]

Two strong and loving hearts



This past October, Tiffiney Willmon, owner of Vintage Lace Boutique, began selling Red Dress Pins to raise awareness for her dear friend Karen Rankin. Recently, Rankin, who was born with three congenital birth defects in her heart, went through a very serious and expensive surgery. Willmon took this opportunity to use her business and the community to help raise awareness […]

CAREER DAY AT OUR LADY OF GRACE CATHOLIC SCHOOL

On Jan. 30, Our Lady of Grace Catholic School in Pleasanton welcomed four guest speakers as part of Career Day. The event was part of Catholic Schools Week, which is celebrated nationwide. Pictured at left is consultant Yolanda Morales, speaking on behalf of Creations Cake Shop owner Susie Martinez. Morales spoke to students about the sweet profession of baking and […]

Dancers compete



Ms. Tera’s Tap ‘N Toes competed at the Celebrity Dance Competition in San Antonio on Feb. 1 and 2. Her mini, junior, and senior teams did an amazing job competing. The dancers have worked hard all year long on these routines and their hard work has definitely paid off. The results of these talented dancers are as follows: Solos: Darcy […]

CONGRATULATIONS, AREA BANDS!

Local bands all did an amazing job at the UIL Concert and Sightreading Contest held on March 3 in Pleasanton. The Jourdanton Indian Band received Sweepstakes, earning a Division 1 rating in both Concert and Sightreading. Not pictured is the Pleasanton HS Wind Ensemble which received Division 1 ratings in their Concert and Sightreading contest. The Pleasanton HS Symphonic Band […]

Free parenting classes scheduled

On Saturday, March 14 and March 21, from 12 noon to 4 p.m. Crosspoint Fellowship will hold free parenting classes. The church is located at 739 Dallas St. in Pleasanton. Participants must bring photo ID. Participants will receive credit for the two classes. Call Neda at 830- 742-8910 for details.


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