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November 19, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

TEAM KAISER A SUCCESS

Ethan, Dina and Eric Kaiser were thankful for all of the support at the TEAM KAISER fundraiser held last Saturday for Chief Kaiser. More...

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News

FALL FOR THIS QUILT

Danielle Rangel displays the beautiful hand-made Fall quilted throw/ wall hanging. Tickets are only $1 each or 6 for $5 and proceeds go to the Friends of the Pleasanton Library. More...

$5,000 CASH REWARD

Brazos Street Theft

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 theft located in the 80 block of Brazos Street, in the city of Campbellton. More...

Say hello to Dr. Mona

New to our staff at the Atascosa Health Center in Pleasanton is Rajlakshmi or as we call her, “Dr. Mona”. Dr. More...

Living

KIERUM IN ALL STATE JAZZ BAND

Matthew Kierum became the first student from Pleasanton to make the Association of Texas Small School Band All State Jazz Band. More...

Senator Judith Zaffirini celebrates debut of new Oil and Gas Mobile Classroom at CBC

(BEEVILLE)- Senator Judith Zaffirini, D-Laredo, joined state, local and Coastal Bend College officials in celebrating the debut of the college’s new mobile Process Technology trailer on Nov. 13. More...

Pleasanton JROTC Cadets SPEND VETERANS DAY SAYING THANKS

On the 11th day of the 11th month, like many Americans have done so for almost a hundred years across our great land, the Pleasanton Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (JROTC) cadets dedicated the entire day to recognizing the service, sacrifices More...

School

Our Lady of Grace Honor Rolls

First grade: All A’s: Alyazandaria Moczygemba, Jack Shofner, Mark Thorton, Leighton Yanity and London Yanity. All A’s & B’s: Caitlyn Below, Aniya Carrillo, Bandi Jo Crouch, Isabela Osorio and Fisher Pond. More...

COASTAL BEND COLLEGE TOUR IN BEEVILLE

This week, 34 seniors participated in a college campus tour at Coastal Bend College in Beeville. More...

Attn: Poteet ‘73 grads

If you are a member of the Poteet High School Class of 1973, your fellow graduates are looking for you. Your address is needed for the class reunion scheduled for April, 25, 2015. Call Elaine at 273-3319 or Mary Louise Shone at 742-8471. More...

Obituaries

SAMUEL ATKINSON JR.

Samuel Atkinson, Jr. known to most of you as “Pat” passed away Saturday, November 15 in the South Texas Regional Hospital in Jourdanton at the age of 77. He had been battling cancer, then a stroke. More...

RICHARD STAUFFER

Richard Wallace Stauffer of Pleasanton passed away November 12, 2014 at the age of 63. More...

GARY FULLER

On Sunday, November 9, 2014, the angels escorted our father, grandfather and great-grandfather Gary Walter Fuller to heaven. He was born in Benavides, TX. March 18, 1938 to the late Walter Alexander Fuller and Nell Crawford Fuller. More...

Recount for Jourdanton council seat set

After the provisional votes were tallied last week, a lone vote separated two candidates for a seat on the Jourdanton City Council. Incumbent Raul (Roy) Morales ended up with 364 votes and his opponent, Rudy Segura had 363. More...

Apply for ACCEPT Dec. 1-6

Now that Thanksgiving is next week and a chill finally fills the air, local charities are busy preparing for this year’s Christmas season. More...

Sales tax still strong for county

While the monthly city sales and use tax may be down a bit from last year’s distribution for Pleasanton, Charlotte and Lytle, the year-to-date amount is still up compared to 2013 figures. More...

Sports

Eagles’ chances slip away against Brahmas

Turnovers key in playoff loss

BEEVILLE- The Eagles’ first half lead diminished after Kingsville King bounced back and won 23- 20 in a bi-district playoff game last week. More...

VOLLEYBALL: AREA PLAYOFF ROUND, MCMULLEN COUNTY VS. CC LONDON

Cowgirls eliminated after loss to London

BEEVILLE- The Cowgirls were eliminated after four sets (17-25, 13-25, 25- 16, 8-25) against Corpus Christi London last week in a regional quarterfinal match. More...

HOUSTON TRACK: Lady Eagle ready for college

It’s not often a high school student has the opportunity to play collegiate sports. But from time to time there are a select few that stand out from the rest. More...

Opinion & Columns

Holiday Extravaganza

Holiday Extravaganza at The Heights More...

The Way I See It

VIP students are tops ... Box Tops!

I t’s always nice to be treated as a VIP, and last week my co-worker and friend David Wickersham and I were honored to represent the Pleasanton Express during the Pleasanton Elementary Box Tops lunch. More...

State Capital Highlights

Spigot is open: Flow of legislative bills, resolutions begins

On Nov. More...

Farm & Ranch

Verdilizer

Verdi Association to meet Thursday

It’s so much easier to write about Thanksgiving or Christmas when it’s cool, isn’t it? More...

CUB SCOUTS CAMP OUT

The Cub Scouts from Pack 194 of Pleasanton, Texas went on their annual family overnight campout at the 3-D Ranch in Three Rivers, Texas on Saturday, November 15, 2014. More...

Turkey Shoot in Rossville Sunday

Rossville Historical Community Association will hold their annual Turkey Shoot on Sunday, November 23 from 10 a.m. until dark. The shoot will be held at the Rossville Community Center, 515 FM 2504, 9 miles west of Poteet. More...

Church

Food Drive for CAM

First Baptist Church of Pleasanton is currently sponsoring the Food Drive for CAM. More...

FBC Jourdanton continues packing joy into shoeboxes for children in need overseas

This week, local individuals, families and groups are working to collect the area’s goal of 16,000 shoebox gifts—filled with toys, school supplies and hygiene items—for kids in need overseas. More...

Bible study in Verdi on Thursdays

Every Thursday there will be an in depth Bible study held at the Verdi Community Center . The study will be held from 7-8 p.m. This is an opportunity to learn why there are so many churches, what it means to be born again and more. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

November 20 • Local Longhorn group meets Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. at All Saint’s Episcopal Church in Pleas., Hwy. 97 West, next to Granny D’s. • Pleasanton AA Newcomers group meets Thursday at 8:15 p.m. at More...