Brush Country Football Highlights

See the highlights from Pleasanton vs LaVernia, Jourdanton vs Luling, Poteet vs Somerset and Charlotte vs Bruni from Friday night.

Shearrer above the clouds

Senseless murder shocks the county

On Wednesday, October 10, 8:30 a.m., the tragic killing of fifth generation well-loved son of Pleasanton, Tommy Shearrer shocked and saddened the citizens of Atascosa County and beyond. Shearrer, 56, former Atascosa county commissioner, community volunteer and acclaimed innovator in cloud seeding program was found murdered in his truck on St. Augustine Road. Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office assisted by the […]

Market Days are here!

Shelly Lares to headline event

What do great music, delicious food, vendors and events involving Chihuahuas mean? It means the Pleasanton Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s fifth annual Market Days on Main Street is happening this Saturday. It all begins at noon and will last until midnight. The celebration will feature a headliner that is a powerhouse of talent – Shelly Lares. That talent has earned […]

The Perfect Storm – Texting and Driving

The Pleasanton Express is launching a Driving Safety series beginning today through the New Year. This series will focus primarily on the three most deadly types of driving – distracted, drowsy and impaired. The upcoming seasonal celebrations and holidays are the deadliest times of the year for car fatalities nationwide. Specifically, those times are Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, the Super Bowl […]



We apologize to the Ata-Bexar Volunteer Fire Department for listing incorrect information for their group. The correct officers are: Fire Chief Doug Inmon, President Branden Applewhite, Vice President Kenneth Bouldin, Secretary Nancy Miller and Treasurer Ron Umburn. Board Members are Rip Muller, Lyndzie Porter and Milton Miller. Their meetings are held the last Saturday of the month at 10 a.m.


• 800,000 people are currently using a mobile phone while they drive. (National Highway Transportation Safety Administration- NHTSA) • The cell phone apps most used while driving are ones that allow drivers to access GPS, send and receive mail, search the Internet and read and post messages on Facebook and Twitter. (Nationwide Insurance 2010 study) • 82 % of drivers […]


Tire 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 theft that occurred in the 101000 block of IH 37, south of Pleasanton. On Sunday, September 2, 2012 sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Allied Wireline Services in the 101000 block of IH […]

Weekend happenings

Pleasanton’s football homecoming is this Friday. The Eagles will face the Poteet Aggies. Homecoming coronation is at 6:45 p.m. and all classes ending in “2” will be honored at halftime. On Saturday there should be lots of activity with the above Class of “2” reunions. If you are celebrating with your classmates, I would suggest you go to the Pleasanton […]

RVK chosen as Lead Design Consultant for Community Center/ Library Project

RVK Architects was selected as the lead design consultant to complete the Community Center/Library Project. The special Pleasanton City County meeting was held on Thursday, October 11 at noon. The following council members were present, J.R. Gallegos, Kathy Coronado, Roger Garza, Jimmy Magel, Abraham Saenz and Mayor Clint Powell were in attendance. Jeanne Israel was not present. The council voted […]