I’m all ears

Mickey and Minnie and Donald and Goofy! Oh my!


When you wish upon a star It makes no difference who you are Anything your heart desires Will come to you – Ned Washington Those lyrics are some we’ve all heard. Even though Disney’s Pinocchio was released in 1940 most of us know the lyrics without realizing it. I grew up a Disney kid. I remember getting The Little Mermaid […]

Just between you and me or I’ll make you famous




Working at the paper means I have an all access pass to print a picture of you for the whole world (o.k. Atascosa County) to see.   My oldest has a birthday next week and informed me repeatedly that he does not want to see his face in print again. Alright, I get it.   See, I learned my lesson […]

Youth of a nation!




In these times, some schools have eliminated some sports and even the Physical Education (P.E.) programs that keep kids active. In 2007 the NFL started this program to help the youth of our nation to stay healthy and maintain wellness. Here is an excerpt from NFL.com about the NFL PLAY 60 program: "Our mission: To make the next generation of […]

SWINGIN’ SUMMER FUN



Public input sought

Pleasanton Community Center/Library Project scheduled for June 18, 26 & 27 at 7 p.m.


The Pleasanton City Council is sponsoring three citizen input meetings for the Community Center/Library Project. It was suggested to hold several meetings to find out what the citizens of Pleasanton and those who may be utilizing the buildings to be a part of the process. The meetings will be held at Pleasanton ISD’s Douglas R. Williamson Performing Arts Center at […]

Prayer vigil held for Brock Powell




The power of prayer and positive thoughts were bountiful at a vigil held on Monday, June 11. The object of the Prayer Warriors was 5-year-old Brock Powell, son of Gena and Jay Powell of Bulverde. Both Gena and Jay are originally from Jourdanton. His grandparents, Patti and Jack Powell and Gerald and Carol Camber, all still reside there. Brock, soon […]

County Sheriff’s deputies nab copper thieves



An organized effort by the Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office Copper Theft Task Force and the quick response by two deputies have resulted in the arrest of three alleged ­­­copper theft suspects. On June 8, Sergeant Investigator Wayne Stratton, who heads up the Copper Theft Task Force, was notified of a possible theft in progress at a tower on IH 37 […]

Hunt for fun



We had 10 winners within two days for our online scavenger hunt. See the list on page 8A. You can also see their photos online at www.pleasantonexpress.com. Match our clues to our online photo gallery of vintage photos that have been published in our newspaper over the years. Submit your answers to our web diva, Jessica Machado. Our advertisers are […]

Baseball equipment stolen from parks




The Pleasanton Little League is missing several pitching machines due to two burglaries that occurred on or around June 8. Storage containers at both the Riverpark and Sports Complex locations were allegedly broken into and three Atec pitching machines, a value of $1,300 each and a one Jugs pitching machine, a value of $1,800, were taken. No other baseball equipment […]

$5,000 CASH REWARD

Little League Cries Foul

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 two burglaries that occurred at the City River Park and the Sports Complex in the city of Pleasanton. On Sunday, June 10, 2012 Pleasanton Police were dispatched to the City River Park where […]


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