Donate to JPD Cops for Kids

Every year, the Jourdanton Police Department puts on their Cops for Kids event, which provides gifts and a meal to children and families who are less fortunate. They will be putting donation boxes out on Saturday, Nov. 16 throughout Jourdanton. They are also accepting any type of donations for the event. Keep an eye out for collection boxes this holiday […]


On your birthday, may God bless you with a year filled with happy moments and blissful days! All with love, we wish a fabulous “104th” to Frances Kovar.


Roman Oropeza of Poteet and his Dog Sally took 1st place in the Tweenie Category at the Dachtoberfest Races hosted by Retama Park, on Saturday, Oct. 26. Sally was adopted by Roman from our local shelter, Atascosa County Animal Control.

Holiday activities at the Pleasanton Library

Stop by the Pleasanton Library this November for some fun holiday activities. Join them on Thursday, Nov. 21 at 1 p.m. for their Recipe Swap Potluck. Please bring your favorite Thanksgiving side and a copy of your recipe for our cookbook. Then on Nov. 25, bring the kids by for a movie at the Civic Center at 10 a.m. and […]

Carrero in Air Force

U.S. Air Force Airman Angelina M. Carrero graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward an associate in applied […]

Free parenting classes

On Saturday, Nov. 16, from 12 noon to 4 p.m. Crosspoint Fellowship will hold a free parenting class. The church is located at 739 Dallas St. in Pleasanton. Participants must bring photo ID. Participants will receive credit for the class. A certificate of completion will be awarded. For details, please call Neda Hayes at 830-742- 8910.

Honoring a hero: Moises Herrera Jr.

Relatives and classmates of Sgt. Moises Herrera Jr. joined others in the community at a ceremony held in his honor, on Nov. 2, at the Pleasanton Fire Station. It was part of “Moises Herrera Jr. Day,” as proclaimed by Pleasanton Mayor Travis Hall. The event also marked 50 years since the first “Moises Herrera Jr. Day” was first proclaimed. Herrera, […]

Paws for a Cause Nov. 9

Bring your furry friend to the Pleasanton River Park this Saturday, Nov. 9, for the Paws for a Cause event. Join Safer Path Family Violence Shelter and the Pleasanton Parks and Recreation Department as they raise awareness on dog health and safety, as well as the relationship between pet abuse and domestic violence. The schedule is: •8-9 a.m. Vendor set […]


The Pleasanton High School Class of 2020 Project Graduation will hold a Rummage Sale on Nov. 9 at Dowdy’s Real Estate from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Anyone wanting to donate can bring items on Nov. 7 from 4:30-6 p.m. to the Main Street entrance of Dowdy’s.

Pumpkins galore in Poteet

The results are in, from the Poteet Elementary Pumpkin Decorating Contest. There was a huge turn-out, as there were over 270 entries. Students in Pre-K to third grade entered, as well as a few staff members. “I was amazed by the outpour of entries. They all did really great,” said Poteet Elementary Librarian Margaret Martinez. Pre-Kindergarten Winners Adilenna Rodriguez – […]

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