Three Weddings and a Baby Shower

Lately it seems as tho everyone is getting married, having a baby shower, or graduating. ‘Tis the season I suppose. I’ve gotten beau coups (lots:) of invitations. I confess, I haven’t attended many. Mostly due to conflicting schedules.  But this weekend I went to a beautiful wedding. It was our youth minister and his adorable fiancee. Lots of youth attended. […]

Reports revealed on downtown buildings

The consultants hired to perform various studies on the Pleasanton Community Center/Library project revealed their findings at the June 4 council meeting. Jim Major of Terracon Consultants Inc. reported that the geo-physical study did not find anything of special concern. Others on the team included: Lee Garrett of Terracon Consultants Inc., Darrell Lehmann of Lehmann Engineering, Bill Huber of Joeris […]

Student led prayer, Bible verses heard at Poteet commencement

Even though Poteet ISD removed any connection to prayer in their graduation program, there were several Bible verses and prayers offered throughout the evening’s event. The decision came after Superintendent Andy Castillo was contacted by Americans United for Separation of Church and State. The district opted to omit “invocation” and “benediction” from the program to avoid any legal problems. Student […]

Poteet Police adds a familiar face to their department

K-9 Officer, Sergeant Luis Farias, returns to the Poteet Police Department with the new title of Sergeant and with a four-legged partner, Nikko. Both recruits are ready to join with the department in taking a big bad bite out of Poteet drug crime. Poteet Police Chief Chavez said that Farias would help the department keep aiming for its new directional […]

Express Photo Scavenger Hunt Starts Today!

Today’s the day! You can win from now until July 1 if you play the Pleasanton Express Photo Scavenger Hunt. It’s easy! Ten clues will appear in the Express each week to help you identify the Scavenger Hunt photos. See below for this week’s clues. Be one of the first 10 people to email the correct answers to Webmaster Jessica […]

Accident near Tilden kills two

An early morning accident on Thursday, May 31, in Mc- Mullen County claimed the lives of two men in their 20s. DPS Trooper Clint Walker said those killed, 21-year old Taylor Smith of Robstown and 28-year old Jose Martinez III of Alice, were brothers-in-law. The accident occurred three miles south of Tilden, on Highway 16, about 6:30 a.m. Walker reported […]

Out and About

Redneck fun

There’s still time to get a team together for the CASA fundraiser, Redneck Games and Hillbilly Races. It will be held on Saturday, June 16 at the Atascosa County Showbarn grounds. The fun starts at 10 a.m. The event is free to attend with lots of entertainment for the family. Food booths will be available and silent auction bidding opportunity. […]

Southern Smiles welcomes Medicaid

Southern Smiles opened in Poteet to serve the people in South Texas in March of 2012. Dr. Jacobs and Dr. Janse chose the city of Poteet to provide dental services to the underserved children that have Medicaid. As with most rural areas in Texas, most dentists in Poteet and the surrounding cities do not accept Medicaid into their practice, as […]


Thieves Target Charlotte Home

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 10000 block of FM 1333, near the FM 2146 intersection 3 ½ miles north of Charlotte. On May 30, 2012 sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a residence […]


Pool Hours Tuesday through Sunday 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. Fees Residents of Pleasanton4 years old and under – $15 years to 17 years old – $218 years to 54 years old -$3Seniors 55 years and up- $2 Non-residents4 years old and under – $15 years to 17 years old – $318 years to 54 years old -$4Seniors 55 years […]