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Holiday Shopping Spree for a Good Cause

“Holiday Shopping Spree for a Good Cause” is set for Saturday, Nov. 10 at the Cowboy Fellowship in Jourdanton. The event is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. If you need an application and want to become a vendor, or if you have questions please contact Hortencia Galindo at 830-769-2855 or Rosa Garcia at 830-480-3573. Admission will be free […]

Pleasanton senior perks: painted parking spots!



Pleasanton High School grants their seniors the privilege of painting their parking spots. This trend has grown in popularity throughout the past three years as Pleasanton High School’s parking lot grows in color. Twila Guajardo, Pleasanton High School principal, feels that the privilege provides a sense of ownership, school pride, and continues to carry a positive culture on campus celebrating […]

Local student named to Dean’s List at Washington University

ST. LOUIS, Mo.- Elijah Pena of Jourdanton, was named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2018 semester at Washington University in St. Louis. Pena is enrolled in the university’s School of Engineering and Applied Science. To qualify for the Dean’s List in the School of Engineering & Applied Science, students must earn a semester grade point average of 3.6 […]

HeartStrings for Hope at Strawberry Pines

Ticket sale deadline Sept. 15

CASA of South Texas and the Atascosa Family Crisis Center are inviting you to dust off your boots and join us at our 3rd Annual HeartStrings for Hope! The event is Sept. 29 at Strawberry Pines in Poteet. Doors open at 6 p.m. Single’s tickets are $75 and couples’ tickets are $140. Ticket sales end Sept. 15 and tickets will […]

Schreiner University Students honored

Schreiner University has named qualified students to its President’s and Dean’s List. To be eligible for the President’s List, full-time students must earn at least a 4.0 grade point average for the term, passing all classes, and have at least 12 hours credit for the term. To qualify for the Dean’s List, a full-time student must have passing grades in […]

Free parenting classes

On Saturday, Sept. 15 and Sept. 29, 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 will receive eight hours of credit for the two classes. A certificate of completion will be awarded. For more information, please call Neda Hayes at 830-742- 8910.

Poteet library grand opening

The Poteet Public Library will celebrate its Grand Opening on Friday, September 7, beginning at 10 a.m. Refreshments will be served. It is located at 126 S. 5th St. There will be a ribbon cutting, snacks, fruit punch, and free books for the little ones. They hope to see you there!

Awana Clubs Kick-Off Sept. 5

All children, kindergarten through the fifith grade, are invited to come join Awana Clubs at First Baptist Church of Pleasanton. On Wednesday, Sept. 5 there will be a block party and registration night with free hot dogs, bounce houses, snow cones and pop corn from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The fun will take place in the church court- yard, at […]

GriefShare at Cowboy Fellowship begins Sept. 9

Cowboy Fellowship will start their GriefShare program at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 9. After the funeral, when the cards and flowers have stopped coming, most of the people around you return to their normal lives. However, your grief continues and you feel alone. Often friends and family want to help you, but don’t know how. That is the reason […]

Bigfoot VFD Fall Fundraiser

The Bigfoot VFD will hold its annual Fall Fundraiser on Sept. 15 at the Bigfoot Park which is located on FM 472 (across from the big oak tree). They will serve barbecue brisket and Kiolbassa® sausage plates with all the trimmings for a fee and serving will begin at 11 a.m. There will be Bigfoot VFD T-shirts and caps; as […]


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