Garza earns degree

KUTZTOWN, PA- Nearly 1,300 Kutztown University students have been approved to receive their diplomas following the conclusion of the 2020 spring semester, including Nicole Rae Garza of Pleasanton. While KU did not hold its traditional spring commencement, originally scheduled for May 8-9, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a formal on-campus commencement ceremony will be held at a later date. Nearly […]

Cowboy Fellowship Church celebrates 17th anniversary

Cowboy Fellowship celebrated its 17th anniversary in Atascosa County on Sunday, May 3, but the celebration looked very different this year. Even the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 could not deter the congregation from gathering remotely to recognize this important event. The church building was practically empty, the kitchen was vacant and the parking lot was bare. The only people present […]

Teacher Appreciation Week

Teaching in the time of COVID

On April 24, Pleasanton ISD announced the 2020 Teachers of the Year and New Teachers of the Year at each campus. The honorees are: Pleasanton Primary School- Teacher of the Year Abigale Parker and New Teacher Monique Snyder; Pleasanton Elementary Teacher of the Year Tammy Gillespie and New Teacher Ashley Garcia; Pleasanton Junior High- Teacher of the Year Meagan Bomar […]


Congratulations to this year’s Pleasanton High School State qualifiers in Art. Competing at the State Visual Arts Scholastic Event (VASE), left to right are: Alaina Caballero, Grace Bogenschneider, Katelyn Rivera and Michael Castillo.


Congratulations to Lillian Cashmer for her winning bid for the Peace for the Pieces Quilt Auction. The members of Peace for the Pieces send out a special thank you for your support. On April 19, the Peace for the Pieces social group held an Autism Awareness Parade, in honor of Autism Awareness Month. Parade participants decorated their cars and trucks, […]

50th Anniversary for Mr. & Mrs. Toscano

The children of Mr. Jimmy Toscano and Mrs. Rosa Uribe Toscano happily announce their parents’ 50th wedding anniversary. Jimmy and Rosa were married on May 9, 1970, in Sweeny. They have been blessed with four children: Gracie Wade of Austin, Joe Toscano and wife Joy Toscano of Gillette, Wyo., Jessica Pineda and husband Jose Pineda of Georgetown and Jay Toscano […]

Cowboy Fellowship opens its doors for worship

Worship services at Cowboy Fellowship are at 8:30 or 10:45 a.m. each week. Starting this week, you can attend church in person or watch online on Facebook or on YouTube. You can listen to the entire service on KSAQ FM 102.3 if you live in Atascosa County. As you arrive, you will be greeted at the gate by the parking […]

Jourdanton Elem. registration

Jourdanton Elementary School will hold its annual Pre-K and Kindergarten Roundup for new students residing in Jourdanton and registering for the first time for the 2020- 2021 school year. Registration will take place on May 11 and 12 ONLINE ONLY. Supporting documents may be uploaded with the application, emailed to, mailed to or dropped off at the Elementary office […]

Meet the Makers: Arthur McCall

Listening to my husband and Arthur McCall trade war stories was both entertaining and educational. McCall has a dry, dry sense of humor and a quick wit. Perched on the edge of his sofa, surrounded by his sketches and paintings, my favorite line of the evening was pure Arthur McCall and made me laugh aloud. Arthur told of a telephone […]

Dancers awarded; continue with Zoom classes

Ms. Tera’s Tap ‘N Toes competed at the Hall of Fame Dance Competition in Kyle, on March 7, 8 and 9. This competition was the last one of their season just in time to miss the shut down of Texas due to  the COVID-19 pandemic.  Since then. Ms. Tera and her dancers have not missed a beat, practicing via Zoom […]

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