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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 stepby 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 […]

Jourdanton council approves executing agreement with M&S Engineering

Jourdanton City Council members voted to authorize City Manager Lamar Schulz to execute the agreement for M&S Engineering to perform materials testing and construction observation for the 2019 Street and Drainage Program. The decision was part of the Sept. 14 special called meeting. All members present voted in favor of the item: Jack R. Harrison, Chester Gonzales, Karen Pesek and […]


Voter registration drive on Sept. 19

The Atascosa County Republican Party is sponsoring a Voter Registration and Curbside Campaign set for this Saturday, Sept. 19. They will be set up at 1304 Zanderson Ave. in Jourdanton from 3-6 p.m. Come out and register to vote and learn about the Republican Party Candidates. The last date to register to vote is Oct. 5. Early voting begins on […]

OLGCS fundraiser for first responders and families

Our Lady of Grace postponed their Fall Bingo event due to COVID-19, but there is a finger-licking good Fried Chicken Fundraiser in its place. Save your appetite for Sunday, Sept. 27 at 11 a.m. For $10, you are served up a hot, delicious meal of fried chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, a roll, dessert and tea. The meal […]

2020 Census: No response followup

As part of its Nonresponse Followup Operation (NRFU), the U.S. Census Bureau is visiting every household that has not already responded to the 2020 Census to ensure a complete and accurate count. Census takers are scheduled to visit the non-responding household before Sept. 30, 2020 to ask a few questions and will enter the answers on their secure Census Bureau […]

JISD school board adopts budget

The Jourdanton ISD Board of Trustees met for a special meeting on Aug. 20 and adopted the 2020-2021 budget for the general fund as presented. There were no comments received at the public hearing on the 2020-2021 general fund and debt service budget and tax rate. The total budget is $17,993,001, which JISD Superintendent Theresa McAllister explained is $19,000 lower […]

Remembering Margie Mendez Arguijo

The day before Margie Mendez Arguijo, age 48, left this earth on Aug. 30, she spent her time with her children and grandchildren. “She was the helping hand everybody needed,” said Jaimie Arguijo. “I mean, she was willing to help any way she could, even though she didn’t have much to offer, she’d find a way. She was my best […]

Pleasanton park to reopen Oct. 1

City to monitor COVID-19 cases as school reopens

The Pleasanton River Park is tentatively set to reopen on Oct. 1. “That’s for all of our facilities,” said Mayor Travis Hall. “The reason we picked Oct. 1 is simply because Pleasanton ISD begins school this month.” Mayor Hall revealed that PISD Superintendent Matthew Mann gave him a report on Sept. 3 that in the primary alone, 60% of their […]

Merry on Main St. Christmas festival is a go for Dec. 4-5

Ho Ho Ho, it’s happening! Merry on Main Street Christmas Festival will take place Dec. 4 and 5 in Pleasanton. Last year’s Merry on Main Street festival was described as a Hallmark like event turning downtown Pleasanton and the River Park into a community celebrat ion of the Christmas season. Community, tradition and joy were on display from Victorian-style carolers […]

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