Atascosa County is currently averaging two fire calls per day, stated Atascosa County Fire Marshal Chuck Garris. These are generally grass fires. Garris said that for the county as a whole, this is not more than usual. “However, it is getting drier,” said Garris. He added that most grass fires on the highway are due to people being careless about […]
The Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division recovered over $1,700 in property last week that had been stolen in a burglary in May in the Verdi area. Deputy Chris Neely was called to the 3900 block of FM 1784 for a burglary of a building report. Deputy Neely learned that someone had entered a barn and had allegedly stolen […]
With summer in full swing, the key factor for me to have a successful outing while fishing is to stay comfortable. And when I mean confortable I’m talking about the heat and bugs. There are numerous fishing spots where mosquitoes are an issue. I always carry bug spray with me for the reason that I never want to start catching […]
A 23-year-old Christine man has been charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon in connection to an incident on July 2 on Texas Highway 97 near the Atascosa County Livestock Exchange. Sheriff’s dispatchers began getting frantic 9-1-1 calls shortly before 9:15 p.m. reporting a woman being run over by a pickup truck whose driver fled the scene. Sheriff’s deputy […]
The Poteet City Council spent over an hour in executive session Monday night, trying to determine the fate of Police Chief Martin Chavez. Upon returning, Mayor Larry Cantu said that no action was taken during the meeting, as prompted by the City Attorney, and then asked if there were any motions. None were made and the meeting was immediately adjourned […]
The Pleasanton Express Third Online Photo Scavenger Hunt begins TODAY! It’s time to start WINNING! Get ready for ‘Sizzling Summer Fun” photos. We’ve gathered 100 photos that ran in the Pleasanton Express in the summer months and created coordinating clues. Wanna play? It’s easy. We will post 25 photos a week to a Facebook album along with 10 clues. You […]
The Young Farmers are getting ready for the Pleasanton Young Farmers’ Cowboy of the Year Open Rodeo Festival. Gary P. Nunn will perform after the Cowboy of the Year, South Texas Hall of Fame presentations and rodeo on Friday, August 16. Steve Wariner will headline on Saturday with Bracken Hale Band opening. Planned again for this year is an IBCA […]
Pleasanton Masonic Lodge #283 awarded the scholarships that Zade Llamas and Gabriella Gonzales received this year. They were not from the Masons of Texas. If you have a complaint about fairness or accuracy of items in this issue of our paper, call Editor Sue Brown at (830) 281-2341 Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.