They will learn their lessons the hard way.

Growing up as a native Texan, that saying was used quite a bit especially when referring to teenagers. The sentence in my opinion was delivered with resignation and a hard lesson well-earned.  But, parenting today is a little different than when I was growing up. Most parents I know and when I say most, I mean moms, would go through […]

The McMullen County Basketball teams visited Charlotte for a non-district match-up on Tuesday, November 29th.

Girls match-up- The first half of the girls game, saw Charlotte dominate early and often. The Cowgirls ended up making a fierce rally to come back and down the Trojanettes. A full report will be available in next week’s Pleasanton Express. Boys match-up- The McMullen County Cowboys came out and were able to hold the upper hand at the end […]

Hooked on Sports

Although I do have a weekly Sports Column in our weekly print edition, I was asked to do a blog for our new website, so here we go. While I have you here, since we are in the first quarter of high school basketball in South Texas, I have one question for you: Why does Pleasanton not have a Youth […]

It’s Mime Time!

The Sights of Silence are indeed a sight to behold. Murray’s Marvelous Mimes (the Pleasanton Intermediate Campus’ extra-curricular Drama Troupe, under the direction of Dawn Cardwell Murray) performed at PISD’s Doug Williamson, Sr. Performing Arts Center on Monday, Nov. 21 and Tues, Nov. 22. The performance opened with songs sung by PIC’s sixth grade choir classes, taught/ directed by Mary […]


Salatino, Krawietz wed

Kathryn Francesca Salatino, of San Antonio, Texas, and Patrick James Krawietz, formerly of Poth, Texas, are happy to announce their marriage on July 31 in Puerto Aventuras, Mexico. The bride is the daughter of Raffaele and Mary Salatino of Hanover Park, Ill. She is the maternal granddaughter of the late Dorothy and Harold Harlan of Lake City, Minn. Katie is […]

Atascosa Health Center receives grant for expansion of health care services in Atascosa, Wilson County

The Baptist Health Foundation of San Antonio hosted their 2011 Grant Awards Ceremony on Nov. 17, presenting 80 grants totaling $5,722,298 to various organizations serving eight South Central Texas counties. Each of the organizations selected for these awards help the Baptist Health Foundation of San Antonio further their mission of improving the health of the community by fostering and funding […]

Prayer Walk on Dec. 3

Join us Saturday for the Community Prayer Walk! This Saturday, Dec. 3 is the first Community Prayer Walk for Atascosa County. We invite all who wish to pray for our community, our schools, our military, our first responders, our government, and those who have been affected by natural disasters to come and join us at the Pleasanton River Park at […]

Cow Tales

Thank you to all who attended the Longhorn Museum Dinner and Silent Auction at the Museum. If you attended you enjoyed our speaker, Native American Indian Mr. Isaac Cardenas. Mr. Cardenas gave a most enjoyable talk. We had fun! We want to thank our members who sold tickets and contributed items for the silent auction and those wonderful Pleasanton businesses […]