Relatively relatives

I’ve always lived in this town. I like it. I’m not someone who would rather live in the city. I need grass and trees and dirt. The best thing that comes from living in a small town your entire life is friends. Two of my best friends, Roxanne and Stephanie,  also grew up here and continue to live here to […]

Brush Country Softball Tournament Video

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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. The First Street: We all can remember the vibrant and meaningful 100 block of Main Street which hustled and bustled with business activity “back in the day,” primarily due to two important Pleasanton stores: Williams Hardware and Dowdy Clothing. […]

Pleasanton Baseball Invitational Video

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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. A delicious catered barbecue chicken dinner will be enjoyed. Appetizers begin at 6:00 p.m. The theme “Building Busines, Building Community” will feature newcomers to our area, Bruce […]

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. Cardenas sent a letter to all entities about the upgrades. She stated that the improvements would be for the front office/customer service area. It would improve access for the […]

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. David Wickersham and Joe David Cordova are out there, too! Lions did it up right Of all the Lions Club […]


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. Submit a photo of yourself (we will take one for you if you prefer) and a 250 word maximum statement on the issues and […]


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 the city of Pleasanton. On Thursday, February 23, 2012 Pleasanton Police Officers were dispatched to the 400 block […]