Oversized Traffic Delay

On November 12, 2012 at about 4:30 pm the Jourdanton Police Department received a call for a downed power line in the 1600 block of Hwy 97. The power line had apparently been struck by an 18-wheeler hauling a large piece of oil field equipment. The result of this oversized load snagging the line was a pole that was broken […]

Sales and use tax distributions still increasing for all Atascosa County cities

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs’ office collected $2.03 billion in state sales tax revenue in the month of October. This is an increase of 8.2 percent over state sales-tax revenue collected in October 2011. “The state’s growth in sales tax revenue continued to be led by collections from the oil and natural gas-related sectors,” Combs says. “We also saw strong consumer […]

Go Eagles and Trojans!

Two county football teams are playoff bound this week! First, Charlotte will play Sabinal in Hondo on Thursday, November 15 at 7:30 p.m. On Friday, November 16, Pleasanton will face Navarro at South San Stadium at 7:30 p.m. Good luck to both teams! Cooler climes, holiday times With the newest cold front that came in, it reminds us that the […]



Tank Hollow Burglary

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 burglary located in the 900 block of Tank Hollow Road, 2 miles east of FM 2146. On Monday, October 29, 2012 sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the 900 block of […]

Totally Rad Scavenger Hunt

Check out the goings on in our social media world from Facebook to pleasantonexpress.com. Online Photo Scavenger Hunt II – Totally Rad With the great success of our first Online Photo Scavenger Hunt we will be having a second one after the new year. There will be multiple winners per week with many prize. Winners’ names will appear in the […]

County Commissioners approve permits, expenditures at regular meeting

Atascosa CountyCommissioners CourtRegular MeetingNov. 13, 2012 • 9:00 a.m.Ordered byHon. Diana Bautista,Atascosa County Judge Present were all four commissioners, Lonnie Gillespie, (Precinct 1); William “Bill” Torans, (Precinct 2); Freddie Ogden, (Precinct 3) and Bill Carroll (Precinct 4) After call to order of the regular meeting of the Commissioners Court, Judge Bautista called on District Judge Donna Rayes who requested appropriate […]

Lighted Christmas Parade set for Sat. December 1

The “Lighted Christmas Parade” in Pleasanton has been set for Saturday, December 1. Sponsored by the Atascosa County Sheriff’s Posse, organizers welcome everyone to participate in the parade. So, strap on the lights to your horses, wagons and floats and join in. Trophies will be awarded to the entry with: The Most Decorated Horse and Rider and Most Decorated Wagon/ […]

The Way I See It

The printed word

I ’m a print person. I like the feel of a book, the rustle of a newspaper between my fingers. I like to cut out and keep, fold and file bits of worthy news, recipes and items that amuse me. Last Thursday, two of my friends – Judy Truax and Francie Anderson – and I attended the release party of […]