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April 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Still missing after four months

Greg Cisnero, 26, has been missing for four months as of last week. Cisnero was last seen at the PICO gas station on Highway 97 in Jourdanton on January 11. Pearl Luna, his mother, and other family members have been working hard to find him. More...

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News

New Poteet ISD officer conquered poverty

The Poteet Police Department welcomes their newest school Resource Officer, Yvonne Lopez, into their family on Monday, April 21. Lopez graduated from the San Antonio Police Academy in December, after spending 19 months struggling out of poverty. More...

$5,000 CASH REWARD

Mower Taken On Eichman

The Atascosa County Sheriff’s Department along with Crime Stoppers is hoping that a FIVE THOUSAND DOLLAR cash reward being offered for one week only will help solve a report of a theft located in the 2000 block of Eichman Road, 2.7 miles south More...

THE PLEASANTON POLICE DEPARTMENT CRIME REPORT LOG

April 14 - April 21, 2014

Accident: on Commerce St., on Second St.and on West OaklawnAssault: on East White Street and onSouth Main StreetAssist Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office in pursuit:on Bensdale St. More...

Opinion & Columns

FLASHBACK:

Do you remember when?

60 Years ago- More...

Save lots on Strawberry Festival pics

Be sure to check out our BERRY BIG SALE! We had many photographers at this year’s Poteet Strawberry Festival and you can buy our photos at a discounted price. More...

Commissioner Christi Craddick Applauds Success of Railroad Commission’s Recycling Measures

One Year Anniversary of Rule Amendments Noted

On Tuesday, April 15, Commissioner Christi Craddick highlighted progress made by the Texas oil and gas industry in water conservation, aided by the Railroad Commission’s recycling measures enacted one year ago to date. More...

Farm & Ranch

4H Horse Club “A.C.E.E.” competes in District and S.A.L.E. Contests

Local 4H members of the Atascosa Club of Equine Enthusiasts “A.C.E.E.” competed in the San Antonio Livestock Exposition Horse Judging Contest on February 13, 2014. This contest is open to all 4H and FFA members in Texas. More...

Heritage Days Hog Hunt May 2-4

Calling all hog hunters in Atascosa and surrounding counties! Cowboy Fellowship will host a Hog Hunt as part of the Heritage Days celebration on May 2-4. More...

Atascosa County 4-H members participate in judging contest

On Saturday April 12, 2014 twelve 4-H members from Atascosa County Participated in the District 12 4-H Livestock Judging Contest in Fredericksburg Texas. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

April 23 & 28 •Mother’s Day Out meets on Mondays & Wednesdays from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at St. Matthews. Bible-based curriculum teaches God’s love and care through age appropriate lessons. More...

Relay For Life celebrating 10 years this weekend

Looking at this year’s theme for Relay For Life, “Relay Thru the Decades... More...

Express wins nine awards

Wickersham earns Photographer of the Year

The Pleasanton Express staff attended the 88th annual South Texas Press Association convention held attheYORanchHotelin Kerrville this past weekend and came back with a bevy of awards. More...

Vodochodsky parole protest in works

Atascosa County Sheriff David Soward confirmed that Kenneth Vodochodsky will come before the parole board for early release sometime in the next few months. More...

Sports

Student-athlete earns accolade

Jourdanton senior earns KSAT 12 honor

JOURDANTON– Growing up as a kid from San Antonio, I was lucky enough to read my name in the Express-News after competing in an annual children’s fishing contest. More...

Jourdanton runs past No. 6 Marion on diamond

MARION– The Indians secured a third place in District 29-2A after crushing No. 6 state-ranked Marion 13-10 last Thursday. More...

Eagle earns opportunity to defend 3A state golf title

Pleasanton senior James Sandoval qualified for the Class 3A state golf tournament after placing third as a medalist last week at the regional tourney in Corpus Christi. More...

Living

Poteet vet awarded long-deserved medals

Described by Congressman Henry Cuellar as “an example of true American patriotism,” lifelong Poteet resident Rubin Leal received two medals for his service in the Korean War. More...

Jourdanton High School FCCLA excels at State

World of Opportunities, the theme for the Texas FCCLA State Leadership Conference, was held in Corpus Christi, on April 10-12. More...

Relay for Life

This weekend, Atascosa County will celebrate cancer surviors and honor the memory of those lost to cancer, at the annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life. More...

Obituaries

DAVID JONES

David Dwayne Jones of Pleasanton passed away peacefully with family by his side on Monday, April 7, 2014 at the age of 46. He was born November 25, 1967 in Jourdanton to Donald and Deborah Jones. More...

KEITH FELTS

Keith A. Felts of Del Rio passed away on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at the age of 45. Keith was born September 6, 1968 in San Antonio to Ray A. Felts and Martha J. (Ferguson) Felts. More...

NESTOR ALCOSER

Nestor Alcoser, age 74, of Poteet, passed away at his residence Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Nestor was born February 26, 1940. More...

Church

Hosanna Baptist to welcome Lopez

On April 27, at 11 a.m. Dr. Evangelist Rolando Lopez will bring Sunday morning’s message. He is Associate Director of New Church Start with the San Antonio Baptist Association. More...

Win a gift card in church drawing

The grand prize in the prize drawing for the Our Lady of Guadalupe Church Festival has been announced as a $1,000 VISA gift card! More...

Annual Christmas Village Ministry rummage sale

A rummage sale will be held on Saturday, April 26, to benefit the Christmas Village Ministry. The fundraiser will take place at the First Baptist Church, Pleasanton in the New Fellowship Hall, located on College Street. More...