‘Don’t Be a Litterbug’ winners announced

Thanks to everyone who entered the Jourdanton Garden Club “Don’t Be a Litterbug” Contest earlier this year. The club was very impressed by the quality of the entries. This year, thanks to the fifth grade teachers at Jourdanton Elementary and Mrs. House in fourth grade, they received over 70 written entries and more than 25 posters. The winner of the […]


As a way of providing some fun and normalcy and keeping their minds off of the chaos around them, Laura Calvert and her team donated coloring books, reading books and fresh baked cookies to members of the “Peace for the Pieces” social group. They wrote positive quotes on the bags to remind them that hope is key. Toni Miranda and […]

Church of Christ, Urban Bricks team up

Pleasanton Church of Christ and Urban Bricks want to give Atascosa County something special to let you know that they care! Pleasanton Church of Christ invites you to be a part of their worship service and family of believers. Their services are currently being streamed live on Sunday morning at 10:30 a.m. at Pleasanton Church of Christ and Urban […]


Two new businesses were welcomed into Jourdanton and presented with a plant by the Jourdanton Garden Club. One of the businesses was Old Pit #5, located at 1108 Zanderson Ave. Pictured from left to right are: Randy Smoot, Zachary Daughtry, Andrea Walker, Leticia Salazar, Fausto Rodriguez and Buddy Daughtry.

Natalie Ilyana-Juanita Mendoza

Darian Mendoza of Charlotte wishes to announce the birth of her daughter, Natalie Ilyana-Juanita Mendoza. She arrived on Feb. 25, 2020, at Medina Regional Hospital in Hondo. She was born at 11:06 a.m. weighing 6 pounds and 14 ounces. She measured 19 ½ inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Valerie and Juan Mendoza. Great-grandparents are Jesus Sr. and Maria Mendoza […]


Art on Main Co-Op Creations, 216 N. Main St. in Pleasanton, has elaborate art packs for sale for porch pick-up. Many varieties available such as jewelry packs, dream catcher sets, mosaic frame art, etc. Let Laura Calvert know which one you would like for her to set aside, at 830-570-2782.

New Beginnings Baptist Church members open hearts to community

In the true spirit of giving, members of New Beginnings Baptist Church opened their hearts and served warm meals to the community, March 16-20. “It was wonderful and very rewarding,” said Patrice Wassing, church member. With the local schools currently providing children breakfast and lunch, the church thought it would be a good idea to provide dinner. “As the parents […]

Poteet Strawberry Festival Show, Judging April 18

EDITOR’S NOTE: After much careful consideration, the beloved annual Poteet Strawberry Festival has been postponed to a fall date of Oct. 31-Nov. 1. Local farmers put an ample amount of labor, time and love into growing the delicious fruit. As strawberries reach their peak in the spring, the annual strawberry show and judging contest remains planned for Saturday, April 18. […]

Food for Faith

In our relationship with God, one of the greatest blessings our Heavenly Father has ever given to us is the avenue of prayer to Him through His Son, Jesus Christ. Through this avenue of prayer we are able to express our pain, or sorrows, our gratefulness and our thanksgiving. We are able to approach His throne and speak to Him […]

Alpha Joy Club Valentine Sweethearts

Everyone is a sweetheart on Valentine’s Day, but Xi Omega Iota Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi (now known as Alpha Joy Club), has a long-standing tradition of honoring one outstanding member as their Chapter Valentine Sweetheart. The Chapter Sweetheart is known for her graciousness, loyalty, hospitality, and friendliness and embodies the club spirit of “Life, Learning, Friendship and Service”. This […]

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