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Royal Farmer’s Market continues each Saturday 901 and 903 W. Goodwin in Pleasanton, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Now through July. Featuring homegrown and homemade goodness. Atascosa County Sheriff’s Public Auction Wednesday, May 19 in front of Sheriff’s Office and Jail, Hwy. 16 and Hwy. 97 intersection in Jourdanton. Starts at 10 a.m. All vehicles that start can be started from 8-9:45 […]

Ropin’ at the River: Free family fun with a cowboy twist

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Ropin’ at the River was a major success and a great testament to Atascosa County’s agriculture and western roots. The City of Pleasanton and Pleasanton Parks and Recreation planned a free event full of western family-fun at the newly renovated Pleasanton River Park facility on Saturday, May 8. There was a spectacular turnout of locals, vendors and volunteers. The event […]

Atascosa Health Center receives $4 million to build new sites

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Congressman Henry Cuellar presented Atascosa Health Center with a check for $4,099,500 last Thursday. The Atascosa Health Center Board meets Thursday to determine exactly how those funds will be spent. One of the top priorities discussed was the building of an Atascosa Health Care site specifically for the community of Poteet. “It’s such a great honor to be here,” said […]

Luis Gomez, level up care with love at Methodist Hospital | South

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National Hospital Week is this week. Locally, at Methodist Hospital | South, the behind-the-scenes frontline workers who put their lives at risk every day took it to a whole new level this past year. Methodist Hospital | South, Housekeeper Luis Gomez, understands just how essential his job is to create a safe and clean environment for patients to heal, but […]

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Jim Collums Windmill Exhibit Grand Opening Saturday, May 15 at Longhorn Museum, 1959 Hwy. 97 East in Pleasanton, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Bucket raffle and refreshments. Royal Farmer’s Market continues each Saturday 901 and 903 W. Goodwin in Pleasanton, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Now through July. Featuring homegrown and homemade goodness. Medical expense benefit for Candace Perez Poteet Volunteer Fire Department on […]

Western fun for the whole family at Ropin’ at the River Saturday

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Western fun for the whole family at Ropin’ at the River this Saturday, May 8 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Pleasanton River Park. Pleasanton Parks and Recreation and the City of Pleasanton have planned and prepared a free event that caters to all ages and interests. The event kicks off with a quilt show. There will also […]

‘Nursing is key’

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ICU nurse celebrates 30 years, talks family history and hospital changes


National Nurses Week is May 6-12 and nobody has a bigger story to tell than Methodist Hospital | South’s ICU Nurse Frances (Netardus) Soward, who has experienced the many changes of the hospital over the years. However, Soward has never seen anything like COVID-19 in her 30 years of nursing, which has been compared to the Spanish Influenza. Coming from […]

Powell elected mayor of Pleasanton; Sanchez elected mayor of Poteet

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Some 593 residents of the population of Pleasanton 10,557, elected former mayor Clinton J. Powell as the new mayor of Pleasanton with a win of 364 votes. Britni Van Curan, who received 229 votes, has served as Councilmember Place 6 since May, 2018 when she ran unopposed. The swearing in of Clinton J. Powell as mayor will be May 20 […]

Cuellar: American Rescue Plan relief for restaurants

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Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Congressman Cuellar (TX-28) announced that restaurants in South Texas will be able to apply for direct relief through the Restaurant Revitalization Fund beginning Monday, May 3. Applicants can register on the U.S. Small Business Administration application portal as of last Friday, April 30. The $28.6 billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund was created by the American Rescue […]

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City of Pleasanton’s Ropin’ at the River Festival at Pleasanton River Park, May 8. Starts at 10 a.m. Free admission, Farmer’s Market, music by The Texas Tone Rangers, armadillo races, food trucks and more. Royal Farmer’s Market continues each Saturday 901 and 903 W. Goodwin in Pleasanton, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Now through July. Support your local vendors, farmers and bakers. […]


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