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2021 Special Elections Guide

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City Council Questions 1. What is one major issue in our city you plan to address? 2. What is your vision for the community? How does it support the economy and quality of life in our city? 3. If someone came to you with a proposal to build a new piece of public infrastructure in the city (i.e. road, bridge, […]

Mega Food Distribution Saturday at PSF Grounds

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The San Antonio Food Bank will have a Mega Distribution this Saturday at the Poteet Strawberry Festival Grounds. Gates will open at 6:30 a.m., but the line will not start till about 10 a.m. Volunteers are needed and are asked to show up at 8:30 a.m. in the pavilion. No restrooms are available. You must pre-register at safoodbank.org. Please stay […]

Come get Merry on Main

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The 2021 Merry on Main committee is busy preparing for the annual two-day Christmas festival held at the Pleasanton River Park, Dec. 3 and downtown Historic Pleasanton, Dec. 4. This two-day annual Christmas event has something for everyone– local craft and retail vendors, food trucks, live music, carolers, children’s events, kid zone, photos with Santa and the Grinch, Firework Show, […]

Congressman Cuellar announces $5 million to Camino Real

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On Oct. 7, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $4,996,436 in federal funding for the Camino Real Community Services Center in Lytle to support the increase and strengthening of treatments for serious mental illnesses, serious emotional disturbances and co-occurring mental and substance use disorders. The project will build on the existing services and expand to meet the need and restore the […]

Early Voting Oct. 18-19

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Early Voting for the Nov. 2 Special Election begins Monday, Oct. 18 and runs through Friday, Oct. 29 for Jourdanton and Christine City Council members and Jourdanton ISD District 5 trustee. See graphic within this story for Early Voting polling locations, dates and times. The Pleasanton Express will publish a Voters’ Information Guide in next week’s issue that showcases each […]

Domestic disturbance call ends in shooting

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At approximately 3:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon, officers of the Pleasanton Police Department were dispatched to the 600 block of Trade Street for a report of a disturbance between a mother and son. Upon arrival Officers of the Pleasanton Police Department determined 36-year-old Gregory Mendez of Pleasanton had allegedly assaulted a 12-year-old boy and his own mother. Officers were advised that […]

Career, Job Fair Oct. 20

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The City of Pleasanton, in partnership with Coastal Bend College and Workforce Solutions Alamo, will hold the 2021 Pleasanton Collaborative Career and Job Fair on Oct. 20, 2021, at the Pleasanton Civic Center. The city’s business and economic development consulting firm, EMC Strategy Group, LLC, is coordinating the fair. The career and job fair is open to all public and […]

Out and About

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Pleasanton Civic Center Blood Drive Saturday, Oct. 16 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at 115 N. Main St. in Pleasanton. For details contact Gregory Davis at 210-502-1304. Cowboy Fellowship Blood Drive Saturday, Oct. 16 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at 561 FM 3350 in Jourdanton. Call 210- 731-555 to schedule. Poteet Community Health Center Grand Opening Friday, Oct. 15 at 8555 N. […]

Pleasanton FD hosts firefighter training

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The City of Pleasanton Fire Department hosted a training for multiple counties and firefighters over the weekend. Metro Fire provided the training, 76 students in total attended the three-day training. Beginning at 6 p.m. on Friday, the trainees went through simulations involving vehicle extrication. The training grounds consisted of multiple vehicles and tools required during an extrication process. This was […]

Sheriff reports over $100K in inmate housing income

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During the Oct. 4 Atascosa County Commissioners Court meeting, ACSO Sheriff David Soward gave a presentation regarding out-of-county inmate housing income. For the months of May, June and July 2021, the Atascosa County Jail brought in a total of $115,850 from housing inmates from Kendall, Hays and McMullen Counties. Payment for housing out-of-county inmates is calculated on a daily basis. […]


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