Out and About

Children Matter Grand Opening Friday, Jan. 29, at 659 W. Goodwin in Pleasanton, 1 p.m. Ribbon cutting ceremony, Q&A session, tour and light refreshments. Pleasanton Little League Registration Register online anytime from now through Jan. 31 at Join “2021 Walk N Talk- FABLOW AgriLife” On Facebook. Take a walk from a distance. Eight-week walking program starts Feb. 1. Daily […]

Jourdanton council awards pool contract to Guido Construction

Jourdanton City Council members awarded the Municipal Swimming Pool, Splash Pad and associated amenities project contract to Guido Construction, at their Jan. 19 meeting. Also included in the motion was to authorize City Manager Lamar Schulz and The Chapman Firm to issue notice of award to the selected proposer following the contract award and to negotiate the contract. Approving the […]

BR Outfitters in Poteet under investigation

On January 9, 2021, Texas Game Wardens and the Poteet Police Department responded to a call for service at BR Outfitters, originally called VR Outfitters, in Poteet after receiving reports of a rotting smell coming from the building. Upon inspection, law enforcement found several deer carcasses lying in a pile in the bottom of a walk-in cooler. The business was […]

Pleasanton city manager outlines ambitious projects for 2021

Pleasanton has many outstanding projects in the works, as outlined by City Manager Johnny Huizar in a written report to council on Jan. 21. The new year started with meetings on several upcoming projects as follows: Wastewater Plant Schneider Electric and city staff reviewed and discussed Phase I, updating energy cost data and drawings of the wastewater plant. Schneider Electric […]

Mayor’s report at city council meeting; call for prayers for council member

After convening the Pleasanton City Council meeting January 21, Mayor Travis Hall asked council member to pray for councilman Robert Earl Wood who is in Intensive Care in S.A. “He is doing a lot better,” Hall reported. “I visited him almost every day. It was touch and go for awhile, but he is doing better. He suffered walking pneumonia and […]

Jourdanton ISD board recognized for School Board Appreciation Month

January is School Board Appreciation Month and students, teachers and staff participated in this by showering the Jourdanton School Board members with gifts and cards thanking them for their support. Superintendents representing their campuses, voiced their appreciation of the trustees. President Barbara Peeler admitted that this has been a tough year for everyone, but she thinks they are still doing […]

Pleasanton ISD receives highest rating for 2020 financial audit

During the Jan. 12 meeting of the Pleasanton School Board, Superintendent Dr. Matthew Mann delivered the Eagle Pride News, including the students of the month. It is School Board Appreciation month and he thanked the school board, saying, “The system works because of you.” Superintendent’s Report Mann reported that he received an email from Beth Gossett thanking the school for […]

Navigating to success, School Board Appreciation Month

Governor Greg Abbott proclaimed January 2021 as School Board Appreciation Month. This year the theme is Navigating to Success. “As we continue to face the unprecedented challenges presented by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the importance of ensuring a better tomorrow by securing our young peoples’ bright and precious futures has never been greater,” said Gov. Abbott. Gov. Abbot stated […]

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