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FBC to welcome Rusty Brandon

This Sunday, Sept. 20 at 10:50 a.m. Rusty Brandon, Executive Director of Alto Frio Baptist Encampment in Leakey will be the guest speaker at First Baptist Church, 400 N. Reed St. in Pleasanton. All are cordially welcome. Rusty will preach and share about the ministry of Alto Frio Baptist Encampment which celebrated its 100th anniversary in June. Alto Frio held […]

FBC Jourdanton Food Pantry on Sept. 26

First Baptist Church of Jourdanton will hold their next monthly drive-thru food pantry distribution on Saturday, Sept. 26. The church is located at 507 Zanderson in Jourdanton. They distribute at 9:30 a.m. They are also available Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to noon to those in need of food. Call 830-769-3552 to schedule a pick up. FBC Jourdanton can always use […]

Lytle Chamber of Commerce donates school supplies

On Friday, Sept. 4, Lytle ISD received a special delivery of school supplies, donated by the Lytle Chamber of Commerce. All the Lytle ISD principals, assistant principals and campus counselors were there to greet chamber representatives who made the delivery. A huge thank you to the Lytle Chamber of Commerce for the wonderful donations of school supplies for the Primary, […]

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VFW Post 6970 officers for 2020-21

The officers for Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6970 in Poteet for 2020-2021 are: John Shipley- Commander, Herman Hood- Senior Vice Commander, Alex Natal- Junior Vice Commander, Buddy Szulewski- Quartermaster, Patrick Doty- Adjutant, Frank Risley- Chaplain, Danny Malone- third-year trustee. Commander Shipley was also presented with the Outstanding Immediate Past District 20 Commander Award, by the Texas Veterans of Foreign […]

Free clothing, shoes in September



Fall is here. We will be giving away free clothes, jackets and shoes in all sizes and some miscellaneous household items to anyone needing a helping hand because we care about you. You are welcome to come to our community center on Wednesday, Sept. 16 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. If you know someone who needs some help with […]

Small Business Startup Planning Webinar Sept. 17

The City of Pleasanton and EMC Strategy Group, LLC will hold a Small Business Startup Planning Webinar on Sept. 17 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. The webinar will highlight step-by-step points on how to prepare, register and plan for a successful business. The webinar will create awareness of the various levels of support for small business owners. This webinar is free and […]

FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL PHOTOS FROM PISD & CISD

Charlotte ISD opened its doors once again for the first day of school on Sept. 8. Pictured is Annalise Rodriguez, Pre-K student at Charlotte ISD. She is the daughter of Andrea and Miguel Rodriguez of Charlotte and niece of Pleasanton Express News Editor Rebecca Pesqueda.

Big Give SA online event Sept. 10

The Big Give SA is a great opportunity to show your support of non-profits who give so much to South Texas. You can help local organizations raise funds on Thursday, Sept. 10 by participating in the Big Give SA. Some of this year’s local participants include: •CASA of South Texas •Atascosa Health Center •Lytle Community Health Center •Children’s Alliance of […]

HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY TO ADELINA HUIZAR

The family and friends of Adelina Huizar joined the staff at Poteet Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center for a special birthday celebration on Saturday, Sept. 5. A drive-thru parade, social-distancing style, was held in honor of Adelina Huizar’s 100th birthday. She also received a certificate of recognition from U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar.


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