Say hi to the President for me

My 12 year old son, Gavin was offered a trip of a lifetime a few months ago. How could I deny him a trip to Washington D.C. Of course I did not deny him. He was super excited. Gavin is a child who likes politics and is fascinated by history. He’s a thinker. My cousin lives in Virginia and her […]

Dynasty, Thy Name is Duck

As I may have mentioned before, I don’t like reality TV shows.  They glorify rude, crude, tasteless and tacky people, regardless of income, and present a skewed view of life and morality.  I didn’t like them, until I stumbled upon “Duck Dynasty.”   If you’ve ever watched the series, you are probably familiar with the main characters: Willie, CEO of […]


Arrest Made In Shooting

A motorist who took retaliation into his own hands by shooting another driver on Saturday, June 15, was arrested later the same evening. Atascosa County deputies and EMS were dispatched to Rossville around 7:30 p.m. According to the witnesses, the suspect allegedly stopped his vehicle and got out and began firing at the victim’s vehicle. Allegedly, the victim had driven […]

South Texas Medical Plaza construction continues

South Texas Regional Medical Center in Jourdanton strives to offer a variety of healthcare services in a patient-centered environment. In keeping with its mission, construction continues on the South Texas Medical Plaza. The 50,000 square ft. facility will change how far patients have to travel for specialty care. Surgeons currently located on West Oaklawn in Pleasanton, as well as primary […]

18-wheelers crash near Charlotte

A crash occurred on Monday morning about six miles southwest of Charlotte on Highway 97. Two 18-wheeler rigs were involved. The first 18-wheeler, a 2008 Kenworth, driven by Mike New, 45, was parked on the westbound shoulder. He was waiting for private driveway to the south to clear. The other 18-wheeler, a 1994 Peterbilt, driven by 41-year-old Donald Ray Krushall […]

Bulky/ brush pickup is now

The trucks are making their way throughout the northeastern part of the City of Pleasanton this week. Remember … for the next three weeks, the city will be divided into three areas with each week focusing on one area. •Week One -June 17-21 – the northeast part of the city, east of Hwy. 281. •Week Two- June 24-28 – the […]

Biggest Little Spurs fan pulls in over 57,000 ‘likes’

Being that most in the Pleasanton Express office are giant Spurs supporters we started asking for fan photos from our readers on Facebook. We’ve received quite a few, but never thought we would get a response like we did to a photo of a sweet little girl in her Spurs gear. Tuesday afternoon we posted a photo of six month […]

Nest Feathers featured as Business of the Month, Cowboy Homecoming Queen applications available

Chamber Chats

Each month, the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce highlights a member business deserving of special recognition. The June recipient of the Business of the Month award is Nest Feathers. Located in the “heating up” historic downtown Pleasanton area, Nest Feathers Fine Gifts & Home Décor occupies a charming, circa 1870’s building on North Main Street. The downstairs portion of the store […]