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Charlotte Trojan Band statebound!

The Charlotte Trojan Band is statebound in Marching Band for the second consecutive term. They are eligible to go every other year, according to UIL standards. The last time that they had an opportunity to go was in 2018. This is Mr. Anthony Castillo’s second time taking the Charlotte Trojan Band to the State Marching Band Contest. It is a […]

Schuchman releases second book, ‘Walk the Walk’



Jourdanton resident and author Bill Schuchman describes writing as “absolutely therapeutic.” He recently released his second book, “Walk the Walk,” a 19-chapter work of fiction about policing in the ghetto during the 1960s and 1970s. In 2019, he released “No Hero,” the journal of a medic’s service to country and journey from civilian life to the battlefield. Originally from St. […]

Merry on Main brings Christ- the Reason for the Season to festival

For the first time at Merry on Main, a live production of “Christmas Story – The Reason for the Season” was presented on Stage 1 at the Plestex Movie Theatre, Saturday, Dec. 5. Robert L. Hurley produced and directed and Lucinda Vickers directed this Christmas presentation of the story of Jesus Christ. The script adaptation was done by Robert Hurley, […]

Merry on Main’s Got Talent Winners

The second Merry on Main’s Got Talent Show was fun, fantastic and filled with surprising talent. The Merry on Main Committee would like to congratulate the winners and thank all the participants. The winners were: Youth Division 1st place- Kiera Wiatrek and Casen Wilson 2nd place- Layton Shearre r 3rd place- Robert Tom Adult Division 1st place- Teliyah Wynder 2nd […]

Atascosa Co. awarded federal funds under emergency food, shelter national board program

Atascosa County LRO has been chosen to receive $18,509 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs for Phase 38 in Atascosa County and $23,358 for the CARES 38 funding for Atascosa County. The selection was made by a National Board that is chaired by the U. S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency and consists of representatives from […]

Donate to CASA of South Texas

This holiday season, CASA of South Texas will not be accepting toy donations. Instead, due to COVID-19, they are asking for gift cards or monetary contributions for gift cards. Volunteers will send one to each child! They are hoping to keep their children safe and healthy, as well as their volunteers. To donate to CASA, call 830-569-4696 or visit their […]

Enter CCSCT Holiday Pet Photo Contest

Submit a photo of your pet to the Community Council of South Central Texas Holiday Pet Photo Contest. Spread holiday cheer and enter to win a cash gift card. Submission deadline is Dec. 9 at 3 p.m. Eligible photos submitted will be posted on CCSCT’s Facebook page from Dec. 14-18. Original post photos can be shared for “likes.” One like=1 […]

How to donate items or volunteer with ACCEPT

Volunteers are needed to assist with the ACCEPT 2020 program, which provides food and toys to families in need during the Christmas season. You can help sort gifts, set up, etc. at St. Andrew Parish Hall in Pleasanton. Dates and times to volunteer are: Sunday, Dec. 13 from 2-6 p.m.; Monday- Thursday, Dec. 14-17 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. […]

Poteet Buyers Group 5K Fun Run Dec. 19

Kick off the holiday spirit while contributing to a great cause by participating in the Poteet Buyers Group 5K Fun Run on Saturday, Dec. 19. Registration runs from 6:30-7:15 a.m. and the race will start at 7:30 a.m. The run will be held at the Poteet Strawberry Festival grounds. Early registration ends Dec. 12. The early registration entry fee is […]

Christmas Story Contest deadline Dec. 11

The Pleasanton Express invites its readers to enter its annual “Brush Country Christmas Story” Contest. The story can be fiction or true; humorous or serious. The Pleasanton Express will pay the two winners $50 each– one for the serious story category and one for the humorous story category. Stories are limited to a maximum of 750 words and the deadline […]


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