Express holding Instagram Contest

InstaFUN with Instagram Cowboy Homecoming style

We are counting down to Cowboy Homecoming! Only sixteen more days until we can boot scoot, gallop, put on our poker faces, get cookin’ and stuff our bellies with fantastic food. For those of you who are into social media (and even those who are not) we will be holding an Instagram contest. We want you to share your photos […]

St. Philip’s Presents United Music Fest

The yearly Fall Festival sponsored by St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church is much more than food, fun and games. Over the years it has transformed into 12 hours of fun, with a heavy emphasis on music. This year they are presenting the United Music Festival for Christian, Tejano & Norteno music fans Sunday, October 14 from 1-5p.m. They have a […]

Saluting Firefighters

National Prevention Week

Each year fire departments across the nation, as well as the communities they serve, celebrate National Fire Prevention Week. Our local fire departments are made up of volunteers. They volunteer their time and place themselves in great danger every time they respond to a fire or assist at a vehicle crash. Donations These volunteers rely on donations and a few […]


End of Hispanic Heritage Month

Last week we featured three more amazing women, Sarah Segura, Betty Caballero and Lucia S. Yanas. This last week we are featuring two more, Veronica Hernandez and Elsa Colunga. What a privilege it has been to honor these women. Jessica Machado, our Webmaster, has been gathering authentic recipes and is sharing them this week as well. We hope you have […]


Light Tower Theft

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 report of a theft located in the 5600 block of TX HWY 97, west of Pleasanton, TX. On September 18, 2012 sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the 5600 block of TX HWY 97 […]

Jourdanton Police shut down individuals “peddling poison” in hotel drug raid

On October 4th, Jourdanton Police Officer Wade Middleton received information that a subject who was wanted for three outstanding arrest warrants was staying at the Holiday Inn Express/ Jourdanton. With this information, police confirmed that the wanted subject, later identified as Steven Martinez (age 43) of Pleasanton was indeed staying at the hotel. Officers knocked on the door and after […]

Inching through it all

Woo! Here we are four weeks into the Fight to Be Fit challenge. I’d like to thank all of you at home for following and participating along with us. I also want to thank and congratulate all the staff here at the Pleasanton Express for doing this with me and of course, for yourselves. You won’t regret it. Our office […]