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February 29, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Pleasanton Chamber ready for awards Thurs.

Building business, community banquet theme

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce will honor deserving citizens at their 61st annual awards event this Thursday, March 1. It will be held at Coughran Hall on Coughran Road, just east of IH37. More...

ELECTION GUIDE SUBMISSION

DEADLINE: MARCH 30 Candidates running for an elected ofce in the upcoming May 12 City/School and Primary Elections (date to be determined due to redistricting) are invited to be part of the Pleasanton Express Election Guide. More...

Special Sections

News

Hampton Inn tax abatement rescinded, no tax abatement for Best Western

With a unanimous vote, on Feb. 16 Pleasanton City Councilmembers rescinded the tax abatement that they had granted to the Hampton Inn (next to the Atascosa Market) back in December. More...

Jourdanton Chamber of Commerce Barbecue and Auction this weekend

In what has become a very successful event, once again the Jourdanton Chamber of Commerce will provide the community with food and fun this Sunday, March 4. More...

A Tale of Two Streets

Or why you should vote for initiatives #1 & #2 in the May 12th Election

A new opportunity has been presented for the 100 block of Main Street! More...

Living

100 years of history and ministry at Poteet UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Bishop James Dorff, the San Antonio Espicopal Area Bishop and Rev. Carl Rohlfs, San Antonio District Superintendent, led the congregational worship on Sunday, Feb. 19, in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Poteet United Methodist Church. More...

Outstanding BPA students travel to State Conference

Top students from Jourdanton High School will be attending the Business Professionals of America 2012 State Leadership Conference in Dallas, from Feb. 29 – March 3. More...

Photo

Kody Zuniga, Superintendent of the Atascosa County Juvenile Detention Center, receives books from Kay Below, first vice president of the Atascosa- McMullen Retired School Personnel and TRTA District More...

School

Jourdanton trustees discuss Big Foot

Jourdanton Superintendent Lana Collavo discussed the status of the Bigfoot campus at the regular meeting of the JISD. All other school districts have pulled out of the co-op, leaving Jourdanton the only school using the program and facility. More...

Open House

Jourdanton ISD Students and educators across the State of Texas are taking time during March to invite their communities and families into the schools to see first hand how they are preparing for the future. More...

Second Six Weeks Honor Rolls

Pleasanton Primary More...

Obituaries

Henry Carnley

Henry Leon Carnley, age 79, of Inez, passed away Saturday, February 25, 2012 in San Antonio. Henry was born September 8, 1932. More...

Frank Rodriguez

Frank Hernandez Rodriguez, a lifelong resident of Rossville, entered eternal rest on Saturday, February 18, 2012, at 1:46 p.m., at Kindred Hospital in San Antonio, at the age of 69 years, 11 months, and 9 days. More...

Roger LUCAS

Roger D. Lucas passed away on February 23, 2012 at the age of 63. More...

Out and About

Baseball, softball

Lots of baseball games and tournaments happening right now. Surely you can find a game to attend and a favorite team to support this spring. I know our Sports Editor Eric Smith is busy covering as much as he can. More...

A Tale of Two Streets

Or why you should vote for initiatives #1 & #2 in the May 12th Election

A new opportunity has been presented for the 100 block of Main Street! More...

Commissioners disapprove Appraisal District office upgrades

On Feb. 13, Atascosa County Commissioners voted unanimously to disapprove a resolution for office upgrades at the Atascosa County Appraisal District and recommended there be a re-bid. Chief Appraiser Michelle L. More...

$5,000 CASH REWARD

Animal Cruelty Case

Atascosa County Crime Stoppers and the Pleasanton Police Department are hoping that a FIVE THOUSANDDOLLAR cash reward being offered for one week only will help solve a cruelty to an animal report that occurred in the 400 block of Oakhaven Drive in th More...

Sports

Dominating the diamond

#17 Lady Eagles ready for district play

Led by junior standout pitcher Emma Garcia, the state ranked and undefeated Pleasanton Lady Eagles soared past their competition in Jourdanton last weekend. More...

Squaws compete in home Softball Bash

Jourdanton Squaw Head Softball Coach Manuel Ramos was pleased with his 1st ever Brush Country Softball Tournament. The Squaws were able to finish the tourney with two wins and two losses, as they fall to 3-2 on the season. More...

Potential is evident

Stating The Obvious

After going without a playoff appearance in volleyball, football or basketball, it seems like the drought is over as Spring Sports in Pleasanton have arrived It all starts with a 10-0 state ranked Lady Eagle Softball team and continues with a talente More...

Opinion & Columns

Political Cartoon

Full Story

The Way I See It

Leap Day

What are you going to do with this extra day today? We all wish at times that we had more hours in a day or days in a week (well at the least the weekend) to accomplish tasks, meet a deadline or enjoy our time. More...

A Tale of Two Streets...or why you should vote for initiatives #1 & #2 in the May 12th Election

This is a tale of two streets which carry the same name . . . the 100 block of Main Street. More...

Farm & Ranch

Conservation Essay and Poster Contest winners announced for 2012

The Atascosa County Soil and Water Conservation District again sponsored a Conservation Essay Contest with this year’s topic entitled “Why Soil and Water Conservation Is Important To My Future.” Sixtyseven students age 13 and under More...

Local youth win calf scramble at rodeo

San Antonio –The calf scrambles were held recently at the San Antonio Livestock Show & Rodeo. 4-H and FFA youth competed for $800 certificates to purchase breeding animals to exhibit in the 2013 San Antonio Junior Livestock Show. More...

Drought Management Symposium in McMullen Co.

Beef cattle producers in McMullen and surrounding counties are invited to participate in a Range and Pasture Drought Management Symposium that will take place on March 6th beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Homemaking Building of the McMullen County ISD. More...

Church

Lenten season services

St. John Lutheran Church St. John Lutheran Church members invite you to worship with us during Lenten Season and Holy Week. Lenten Services continue each Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. from Feb. 29-March 28. Beginning Feb. More...

K of C Fish Fry

The St. Andrew’s Knights of Columbus will hold its annual Lenten Fish Fries every Friday during Lent, except for Good Friday. The Fish Fry will be during lunch (11 a.m.-1 p.m.) and dinner (5-7 p.m.). Plates are $7. Please come to St. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

March 1 •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 Whifletree’s. •On-going classes at The Refuge on Thursdays. More...