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February 1, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

A vision toward success alive at Poteet I.S.D.

Poteet I.S.D. Superintendent Andy Castillo was all smiles, as he sat down and talked about the happenings within their 3A Atascosa County school district. More...

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News

Candidates to address the public

As a community service, the Brush Country Tea Party will host a non-partisan candidate forum at the American Legion Hall in Jourdanton on Feb. 13, beginning at 6:30 p.m. More...

$5,000 CASH REWARD

Armed robbery

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 robbery that occurred at Well’s Station in the 1200 block of TX HWY 97 More...

Hotel tax session presented

The Pleasanton City Council participated in a 1 1/2 hour workshop on Jan. 23, on the proper use of the Hotel Occupancy Tax. The special session was attended by Councilmembers Roger G. Garza, Jimmy Magel, Abraham Saenz and Jeanne B. Israel. More...

Living

Lifestyles Editor

Locals unite to WALK for LIFE

On Jan. 21, about 120 participants gathered at First Baptist Church of Pleasanton to begin the 2nd annual WalkWA for Life. After a brief prayer in the courtyard, the marchers proceeded to the town square in downtown Pleasanton. More...

Garcia BBQ Benefit

A Barbecue Chicken Plate and Bake Sale Benefit is set for this Saturday, Feb. 4, for the wife of Jack Garcia, Alice Guzman Garcia of Jourdanton. The event will take place at the Pleasanton Fire Department, 219 W. Hunt St., from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

DAR essay winners at PHS

Pleasanton Junior High is pleased to present its winners in the 2012 DAR American History Essay Contest - Atascosa Chapter. More...

School

Students perform ‘The Elves and the Shoemaker’

Mrs. Repka’s second grade GT/Advanced Academics classes performed “The Elves and the Shoemaker” for all students at Pleasanton Primary and guests on Dec. 13. More...

Jourdanton Head Start registration

Applications are now being taken for the 2012-13 school year at Jourdanton Head Start. Children must be 3 years old to be enrolled. More...

Obituaries

EVELYN KRUSE

Evelyn Kruse, age 71 of Pleasanton, passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2012 in San Antonio. Mrs. Kruse was born October 22, 1940 in Shiner. More...

ALFREDO LLAMAS

Alfredo M. Llamas, age 72, of Pleasanton, passed away Wednesday, January 25, 2012, in San Antonio. Mr. Llamas was born December 10, 1939 in Campbellton. More...

Emma Bea Koch

Emma Bea Koch, resident of Pleasanton, passed away Friday, January 6, 2012, in Stephenville, Texas, at the age of 82 years, 9 months, 19 days. More...

Out and About

Wild Game is SOLD OUT

Wow. When I heard the tickets to the Pleasanton Lion’s Club Wild Game Dinner that will be held February 25 was very close to being sold out I was impressed and then scrambled to get our tickets! Well, as of Tuesday, it was officially sold out. More...

Photo

Pleasanton firefighters battle the blazing mobile home on College Street. No one was injured in the fire. More...

Sports

State ranked and on a roll

# 10 Cowgirls nearing 32-1A crown

The # 10 state ranked McMullen County Cowgirls continued to take care of business, as they captured two more district 32-1A (Div.II) victories. More...

Stating The Obvious

The world of sports never slows down

With a crick in my neck, it has not been a very enjoyable Monday and Tuesday at the office. Unfortunately, yet fortunately, it is time to put out another edition of the Pleasanton Express. More...

Sports Focus

Spurs showing some good signs

It’s frustrating to see the San Antonio Spurs come out on the wrong end of a close game like they did Sunday in Dallas. More...

Opinion & Columns

Political Cartoon

Full Story

The Way I See It

Are you registered?

There are some pretty important elections coming up in the next few months (it IS February, right?) and your vote matters in all of them. More...

Erosion or revitilization?

Over thirty years ago we moved to Atascosa County. I enjoyed going to downtown Pleasanton. There were many interesting shops on Main Street spiced with friendly owners and employees. It was nice! More...

Farm & Ranch

ACLS Parade of Champions

Ag Mechanics Ag Sweepstakes Breeding Herdsma n-Swine More...

McMullen County Jr. Livestock Grand Champions

Tyler Gunter’s Grand Champion Pig brought $8,500 at the show. More...

McMullen County Jr. Livestock Reserve Champions

Cotton Harris raised this year’s Reserve Grand Champion Swine. The pig was sold for $5,750 to buyers Doug Underwood representing School House Syndicate, Rene Montolvo representing Chesapeake Energy and Lisa Jackson with Bottom Line Services. More...

Church

Navigators Breakfast

At the last Navigators Men’s Breakfast, 13 local churches were represented by over 30 men, including six local pastors. God is motivating some pastors and churches to unite around the common purpose described in Philippians 1:27. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

February 2 •Local Longhorn group meets Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. (nonsmoking, open discussion) at All Saint’s Episcopal Church in Pleasanton, Hwy. 97 West, next to Whiffletree’s. More...