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JHS Speech Team ties for 1st place Sweepstakes

Congratulations to the Jourdanton High School Speech Team for their success at the Jack C. Hays Tournament. They tied for 1st place Sweepstakes Speech Team with Medina Valley. They knocked out many 6A, 5A, 4A, and 3A teams. Placing in the final round of competition were: Prose Interpretation 1st Place: Isela Wilson – Finals Poetry Interpretation 4th Place: Gabriel Paz […]

CBC receives maximum renewed accreditation from Texas Board of Nursing following site visit

BEEVILLE– The Texas Board of Nursing renewed the accreditation of Coastal Bend College’s nursing education program for another six years, citing the college’s overall excellence, growth and continued success in meeting regional health needs. The six-year accreditation is the maximum time that the BON can grant to an educational institution. Following a site visit to the CBC on Nov. 6-7, […]

Raising Highly Capable Kids Parent Program

Parents, want to connect better with your kids? This 12-week program teaches helpful behavior strategies for any parent. Join us on Wednesdays, Feb. 20 – May 15, from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. at the District Training Center – next to the Pleasanton Junior High campus. Weekly door prizes and light refreshments! Parents, come be encouraged! This event is open to […]

Meeting Feb. 24 for Esparza descendants

The next meeting for Ana and Gregorio Esparza descendants will be at 2 p.m. on Feb. 24 at Cafe Chris in Pleasanton. It’s not too late to join us. The next Esparza Family reunion is set for July 13, 2019, at the Floresville Event Center. Please visit the website at: http:// www.esparzafamilyreunion.com for the latest news. For details, contact Jessica […]

Happy 100th birthday to Mary Isabella Williams



The congregation of First Baptist Church of Jourdanton hosted a reception for beloved retired teacher, Mary Isabella Williams, on Saturday, Feb. 9, at their Fellowship Hall. Mrs. Williams will celebrate her 100th birthday on Valentine’s Day, Thursday, Feb. 14. She was born on Feb. 14, 1919, in Rockport. Her parents William J. Miles and Beulah Martin Miles moved to Jourdanton […]

PHS Band advances 22 to State Solo & Ensemble

The Pleasanton Eagle Band attended the UIL Solo and Ensemble Contest on Saturday, Feb. 2. The band performed very well earning 33 First Division medals and advancing 22 students to the UIL State Solo and Ensemble Contest in May. Receiving a rating of “Excellent” on a solo: •Cloe Castillo, Bass Clarinet •Robert Rutherford, Alto Saxophone •Ethan Flores, Trumpet •Trisha West, […]

The Gypsy Moon Market Day, Hayden food truck on Feb. 16

Come out and enjoy some good vibes, good music, good eats and eccentric shopping, at The Gypsy Moon Market Day this Saturday, Feb. 16. The Gypsy Moon Market is located at 107 S. Reed in Pleasanton. The event will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will once again feature the Hayden Homestead Company Food Truck and vendors. The […]

Meyer on A&M Dean’s Honor Roll

Jourdanton High School graduate Jared Meyer was among those students named to the Dean’s Honor Roll at Texas A&M University for the 2018 fall semester. Meyer earned a grade point average of 4.0 while taking 18 hours and working part-time. He is the son of Monica and Joseph Meyer of Jourdanton. The Texas A&M College of Agriculture and Life Sciences […]

Safer Path Update



On Jan. 16, the Pleasanton Express reported on how Safer Path Family Violence Shelter was scheduled to open in January as a residential shelter. However, that was delayed with the federal government shutdown which ended on Jan. 25. Safer Path Family Violence Shelter Executive Director Rhonda Williamson gave an update on their status on Monday. “Our grant was funded through […]

Black History Month at Second Baptist Chapel

Pastor Junior Jones and the Second Baptist Chapel Family invite everyone to worship with them, as they celebrate Black History Month each Sunday during the month of February. Join them for fellowship, and a Soul food meal after services on the fourth Sunday of the month, Feb. 24. All services will begin at 11:15 a.m. Second Baptist Chapel is located […]


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