Murder At Avenue E

Guerra arrested in Poteet shooting

On Friday, June 22, at about 11:03 a.m. Atascosa County Sheriff’s dispatchers received a call of a gun shot in the 100 block of Avenue E in the Poteet Housing Authority. Poteet Police officers responded to the area looking for a vehicle seen leaving the area immediately after the shot was heard. When police arrived at the Housing Authority they […]

Don’t miss ‘American Pride Day’



No plans for Independence Day? Make plans to attend the 9th annual American Pride Day in Jourdanton. It is set for next Wednesday, July 4th at the Jourdanton City Park from 5-10 p.m. The Jourdanton Chamber of Commerce, the City of Jourdanton, along with other local civic organizations are working together, just like every year, to host this big event, […]

Calling all Cowboys




The crowd of people young and old and in between, stared in disbelief and excitement as more than 70 Longhorn cattle stampeded through the downtown streets of Pleasanton. Hot on the animal’s heels, were more than 15 cowboys – their ropes raised high ready to bring down the mighty herd by force if needed. And, that was just the parade!!! […]

Express brings home four awards




The Pleasanton Express walked away with several awards at the Texas Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest presented at TPA’s Newspaper Executive’s Retreat. The convention was held last weekend at the Westin Riverwalk Hotel in San Antonio. Production Specialist Manager (who also doubles as a talented photographer) David Wickersham captured 2nd Place News Photo for his two pictures. A house fire […]

Out and About

Last week to scavenge

Our online scavenger hunt contest is still underway! So far we have had 30 winners. This past week’s contest must have been a bit more difficult – the last winner was awarded their prize on Tuesday. See our winners list on page 6A. You can also see their photos online at www.pleasantonexpress.com and on our Facebook page. How to play? […]

$5,000 CASH REWARD

Theft Of Electronics

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 burglary that occurred in the 600 block of County Road 326, south of Jourdanton on TX HWY 16. On Wednesday, June 20, 2012 sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a residence in the […]

City of Pleasanton to crack down on fireworks



With the upcoming Fourth of July holiday next Wednesday, Pleasanton Fire Marshal Scott Garris announced that the City of Pleasanton will be enforcing the city’s fireworks fireworks are prohibited. It shall be unlawful for any person to sell, offer or have in his or her possession with intent to sell, use, discharge or cause to be discharged, any fireworks of […]

Pearson presents plans for Courts




During the June 12 Pleasanton budget workshop, City Manager Bruce Pearson said the Courts area has seen a significant increase in citations over the past year. This is due to tremendous traffic increases, as well as increases in misdemeanor crimes. During the 2012 fiscal year, the Court Clerk resigned and Judge Elsie Guerra was performing multiple tasks in that area. […]

Parking holiday nixed




The Pleasanton City Council voted against directing the city manager to speak with the PISD Superintendent on a parking holiday during the duration of graduation. The motion was made by Pleasanton City Councilwoman Jeanne B. Israel at the June 21 meeting. She was the only member voting in favor of the parking holiday on Stadium, Jolly, Long and Bluebonnet Streets. […]

City of Pleasanton plans for street improvements



The Street Department has undertaken numerous rehabilitative and new construction projects this past year, stated City Manager Bruce Pearson at the June 12 Pleasanton budget workshop. The construction of a new Park Road involved 4 1/2 months of preparation before the finished coats were applied. City staff is currently surveying Park and East Adams Streets to determine the right-of-way, in […]


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