Don’t Get Scammed

Citizens warned about local scams for elderly, fire inspections

The Pleasanton and Jourdanton Police Department have received several complaints of attempts at scamming area elderly citizens. Some of these incidents stemmed from a phone call and others have originated online. The vast majority of these cases originated in other countries and are very difficult to prosecute. Chief Ronald Sanchez recommends speaking to any elderly family members and keep them […]

Atascosa County sales tax allocations still on the rise

Comptroller Susan Combs distributes $741 million in monthly Sales Tax Revenue

(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Susan Combs said earlie this month that state sales tax revenue in January was $2.12 billion, up 6.1 percent compared to January 2012. “Growth in sales tax receipts was led by the construction, retail trade and restaurant sectors,” said Combs. “Receipts from oil and natural gas-related activity also continue to be strong. State sales tax revenue […]

Sheriff generously donates to The Longhorn Museum

Newly retired Atascosa County Sheriff Tommy Williams, has donated some of his prized possessions to the Longhorn Museum in Pleasanton. When Sheriff Williams was first elected in 1972, businessmen of Poteet purchased several important items for Poteet’s favorite son. These gifts consisted of a Stetson hat, an Atascosa County Sheriff’s badge personalized with Williams’ name and his pride and joy, […]

Filings slow for May city, school elections

The first day to file for municipal and school offices was just two weeks ago on January 30 and most of the incumbents have filed so far. The elections will take place in Poteet and Pleasanton on May 11, 2013. Jourdanton, Charlotte and Christine will hold their city and school elections in November. Deadline to file for these offices is […]

Ash Wednesday

Today begins the Lenten Season. Please see page 1B for the special church services in our area. Love is in the air Check out the Valentine Greeting ads on page 7B. Happy Valentine’s Day to all of our readers and advertisers! Photo Scavenger Contest Congrats to our winners from the first week of the Pleasanton Express Online Photo Scavenger Hunt. […]

Monthly Tax Summaries


Restrooms Wrecked

The Poteet Police Department along with Crime Stoppers is hoping that a FIVE THOUSAND-DOLLAR cash reward being offered for one week only will help solve a criminal mischief report at Poteet Canyon City Park located in the city of Poteet. On Monday, February 4, 2013 Poteet Police Officers were dispatched to the Poteet Canyon City Park for extensive damage and […]


Chamber Chats

Pleasanton Chamber plans banquet

Greetings once again from the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce. Another new year and our committees are busy planning for the continued growth and prosperity of our community as well as events to attract people into town all year long. Join us for the 62nd Annual Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet on Thursday March 7th at Coughran Hall. In addition […]