Pleasanton Express is HIRING


EXPRESS FULL CHARGE BOOKKEEPER The Pleasanton Express is seeking a pro-active, detail-oriented and experienced full charge book keeper and light general office. Bookkeeper will: maintain and handle all books; records assets and expenditures; handle payroll and file payroll taxes. MUST have excellent computer skills and be knowledgeable in Excel and Quickbooks. Must have ability to learn newspaper advertising management and […]


I confess, I like Monday and I always have. When my kids were little and I stayed at home it was a chance to clean up after the weekend mess. My husband would head off to work, the kids to school (when they were old enough) and I would straighten up what mess the weekend had left in its wake. […]

Graduating With Class

Graduates from all over the Brush Country will receive their diplomas beginning this Friday, May 25 and continuing next Friday and Saturday. Charlotte starts the graduation season with their ceremony at Trojan Gym. Jourdanton, Poteet and, McMullen Co.’s ceremonies will be next Friday, June 1 with Pleasanton handing out diplomas on Satuday, June 2. Congratulations are extended to all of […]

Pleasanton pool opens for Memorial weekend

Pleasanton City Manager Bruce Pearson announced on Monday that the public swimming pool will open this Saturday for the long Memorial weekend. Pool Administrator Johnny Huizar, Pool Manager Andres Aguirre and Maria Lozano Pool Human Resources and the city crews have been working hard to make the pool ready for the summer crowds. The pool will officially open Saturday, May […]

Express welcomes new ad sales representative

With a resounding “Yes!” “Yes!”, “Yes!”, from the Pleasanton Express management team, Michele Vecchiarino was hired as our new Advertising Sales Representative. Michele hit the ground running and within the first week had a contract signed, two more nearly inked and a three page roster of businesses that she was hitting one after another. Michele was raised in Las Vegas, […]


Out and About

Graduation greetings

Many congratulations are due to our area graduates. After attending school or college, they have reason to celebrate this milestone. Please see pages 8-13B for more photos and congratulatory ads. Smug Mug photo sale Our online photos are on sale this month. You can save 50% by ordering before May 31. What a great way to surprise your favorite graduate […]


Clear Lake 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 theft that occurred in the Clear Lake Subdivision off of Stacey Road, 8 miles north of Poteet. On May 8, 2012 sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the corner of Clear Lake Loop […]

Leal Rd. bridge to close

PLEASANTON – The Texas Department of Transportation will close the Leal Road bridge over the Atascosa River May 29 for four months while crews replace it. The closure will be total, requiring motorists to use Jim Brite Road to get across the river when traveling to or from Interstate 37. Detour signs will be clearly posted to mark the route. […]

Alert deputies halt mail theft scheme

Atascosa County Sergeant- Deputy John Rothenbach and Deputy Corey Juber made a traffic stop April 21st which led to an extensive investigation into alleged mail thefts and identity thefts. The deputies noticed a blue Toyota Camry on FM 536 and Las Gallinas Lane acting suspicious. After stopping the vehicle, the deputies were able to determine the driver provided them with […]