At the January 16 meeting of the Pleasanton City Council, Merry on Main Committee members were recognized for the hard work and dedication they put into making the Merry on Main Street Christmas festival in December a huge hit. Pictured, from left, are Noel Wilkerson Holmes (Pleasanton Express), Britni Van Curan (Pleasanton Mayor Pro-Tem), Cindy Mumm (Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce), […]


Atascosa Animal Allies wants to thank the Atascosa 4-H Dog Project for donating $1,309.14 at our January meeting. This money is very much appreciated by our group and will be used to help the dogs and cats in Pleasanton become healthy, get spayed/neutered and find good homes. Pictured from left to right: Michelle Pfeil, Caron Tuttle (President Atascosa Animal Allies), […]

JISD board renews Sup. McAllister’s contract

January is School Board Appreciation month and the students and staff of the Jourdanton ISD certainly showed their colors with the gifts to their trustees. Superintendent Theresa McAllister thanked the board for their dedication to the students and for their honesty, sincerity and support in all ways. High School Principal Virginia Parsons said that she’s only been with the District […]

AAA, helping animals along the way

Thanks to The Good Company Card Club, Atascosa Animal Allies has more animal allies to help community families and their animals! The Good Company Card Club is composed of a group of friends who get together once a week to spend time with each other and play cards. Every member is a true animal lover with dogs and/or cats as […]

Sheriff to hold Community Concerns meeting in Blackhill

Atascosa County Sheriff David Soward will be holding a Community Concerns Country Hall Meeting with Blackhill residents this Thursday night, January 23, at the Blackhill Grange Hall at 6:30 p.m., on FM 478 in Blackhill. The Sheriff will provide information regarding current events in their community and will answer questions from area residents. The Sheriff will also bring a panel […]

Atascosa Co. Livestock Show in full swing

Good luck to the hundreds of Atascosa County youth representing FFA and 4-H as they take part in the 2020 Atascosa Co. Livestock Show this week through the sale on Saturday, Jan. 18 and the McMullen Co. Livestock Show next Thursday and Friday. Please see full ACLS schedule on page 3A and full MCLS schedule on 8B. If you have […]

Governor Abbott designates Soward to Texas Violent Gang Task Force

Governor Greg Abbott has designated David Soward to the Texas Violent Gang Task Force for a term at the pleasure of the Governor. The task force forms strategic partnerships among local, state, and federal criminal justice, juvenile justice, and correctional agencies to better enable those agencies to take a proactive stance towards tracking gang activity and the growth and spread […]

Voter registration deadlines for March 2020 Primary Election

The upcoming Primary election will be held March 2020. To vote in Texas, you must be registered. February 3, 2020, is the last day to register to vote for the March 3, 2020 election. Simply pick up a voter registration application at the Elections Office in Jourdanton, fill it out, and mail it at least 30 days before the election […]

H-E-B named nation’s top grocer

In a recent consumer survey by Dunnhumby, H-E-B was named the top grocer surpassing its competitors of Trader Joe’s, Amazon and Costco. Dunnhumby is a U.K.- based global research company who released their third annual Retailer Preference Index last Wednesday, which surveyed some 7,000 customers nationally and analyzed financial reports to rank the topperforming grocers in the nation. This is […]

Out and About

Dyslexia Parent Training Jan. 16 at PISD Parents are invited to please join Pleasanton ISD as they host Dyslexia Parent Training on Thursday, Jan. 16. The session will take place from 6-7 p.m. at the Pleasanton ISD Training Center, 1280 Jolly St., next door to Pleasanton Junior High School. In this training you will learn from Education Service Center Region […]

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