Pleasanton Chamber banquet to honor citizens

For the 62nd time, The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce will honor deserving citizens at their annual awards banquet. It will be held this Thursday, March 7, at Coughran Hall on Coughran Road, just east of IH37. A delicious catered dinner by McBee’s Barbeque will be enjoyed. Appetizers begin at 6:00 p.m. with the meal and awards following. The theme “Pleasanton […]

City & School Election filings end

Friday marked the deadline to file for the upcoming May 11 elections. City of Pleasanton In Pleasanton, the only race that needs to be decided is that of District 6. Current council person Jeanne B. Israel will face Roel Marez. Mayor Clint Powell and City Councilmembers J.R. Gallegos (District 4) and Roger G. Garza (District 5) did not draw any […]

Kimberly Crawford to emcee Poteet Strawberry Festival Coronation

Who will reign as Queen and King over the 66th annual Poteet Strawberry Festival? Find out at the coronation this Saturday, March 9, at the Poteet High School Auditorium. Doors will open at 7 p.m. and the coronation is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. The ceremony will begin with the selection of the Little Miss and Mister Poteet. This will be […]

Scavenger Hunt was a success

Photo Scavenger Contest Congrats to our weekly winners of the Pleasanton Express Online Photo Scavenger Hunt. Winning prizes from the 80s theme contest this week are: Mindy Sanchez, Omar Luby, Abby Pawelek, Cecelia Miller, Mike Barta, Larry Coolidge, Veronica Flores, Natasha Pesqueda, Sandy Garcia, Valerie Aguero and Debbie Akers. You can see all the winners from this round in the […]

Accident causes death of Jourdanton man

Atascosa County Sheriff David Soward stated his criminal investigation division is investigating the tragic death of a 45 year old Jourdanton man. The sheriff stated the incident occurred Saturday evening around 9:00 p.m. in the 5000 block of FM 1332 in the LaParita community. The victim was transported to South Texas Regional Medical Center by private vehicle where the victim […]


Multimedia Heist

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 1700 block of Tumlinson Road, located east of US 281, north of Verdi Road. On Friday, January 11, 2013 sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a residence […]

Boy Scout needs volunteers to achieve Eagle Rank

Bryce Huddleston, a Boy Scout in Pleasanton’s Troop 194, is working towards his Eagle Scout Rank. To accomplish this, he must lead a huge project. The one he has chosen is to paint the Pleasanton Longhorn Museum’s Depot building just off Hwy. 97 in Pleasanton. But he needs volunteers and this is where citizens, young (above 11 years of age) […]

12-year-old skater hit at intersection

A 12-year-old boy was accidentally hit by a vehicle near Adams and Chapman Streets on Sunday, March 3. The driver of the car, John James, 29, was traveling west on Adams Street and said the youth was in the lane but veered into his path while riding a skateboard. James swerved and braked but he could not avoid hitting the […]

Pleasanton trustees hear results of STARR tests, bond election will be held in May

Trinity Pride for Excellence recognized two Pleasanton ISD teachers as Distinguished Educators, out of hundreds nominated. Jeff Brown is an elementary teacher. The second is Carrie Bird, who received Teacher of the Year award. The School Board also recognized the students of the month, whose selection is based on behavior, academics and leadership. Four students made All State Band this […]