Enter Hunting Contest online




You can now submit your Hunting Contest entry form and a photo of your kill online at pleasantonexpress.com/huntingcontest. Have any questions about the contest? Call Sports Editor Chris Filoteo at 830-281- 2341 or email him, cfiloteo@pleasantonexpress.com. Holiday De-light We’d love to see your holiday decorations! Share a pic of your cozy house on our Facebook page or email. Send us […]

Chamber Chats

Trailer Park Trinkets honored; visit Santa on Saturday

Each month, the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce highlights a member business deserving of special recognition. The November recipient of the Business of the Month award is Trailer Park Trinkets. Trailer Park Trinkets started as a small roadshow that participated in small shows and fairs. They have been named Best Booth at the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo and at […]

Olivares back at price



Welcoming Timco



What is the Eagle Ford Shale?




The Eagle Ford Shale is a hydrocarbon producing formation of significant importance due to its capability of producing both gas and more oil than other traditional shale plays. It contains a much higher carbonate shale percentage, upwards to 70% in south Texas, and becomes shallower and the shale content increases as it moves to the northwest. The high percentage of […]

Poteet council tables appointment of appraisal representative




This month’s Poteet City Council meeting opened with citizen’s comments. Carol Merchant said that the asbestos issue with the library has still not been fixed. The Asbestos Maintenance Plan was supposed to be filed with the state in November, but has not been done. She also questioned what has been done with the Mueller money? She will ask for records […]

Plant Q & A Texas A&M

Onions, spinach and broccoli can still be planted

Q: What is the best chain saw to buy as a gift? My husband is picky, so I want to get a good one? A: I really like my Stihl chain saw, but you might want to see if he will give you some hints as to his favorite. Q: Is it time to plant onions? Can we still plant […]

Rockin’ Green expanding

Pleasanton entrepreneur balances successful career, family


Becoming a successful business owner is part of the American dream. This is especially true for women, since they are often the ones who brunt the challenge of balancing their career and family life. Is it any wonder why so many people try to get into the entrepreneur world? Kim (Cochran) Giraldo, founder of eco-friendly laundry detergent Rockin’ Green, is […]

Ho, Ho, Ho! Merry Christmas!

Leming Lighted Parade

Yeah, boys and girls, it is that time of year again. Santa is making his list and checking it twice. So grab your parents and join us at the fire station in Leming at FM 1470 and Western Street, this Saturday, Dec. 14. Come and watch the Lighted Parade, which is scheduled to start about 6:30 p.m. Then stop and […]

CASA Kids Tree



The public is urged to stop by the Pleasanton Express office to pick a CASA Kid from our Christmas tree. Each ornament represents a child that is in the care of Court Appointed Special Advocates of South Texas. The ornament will list the age of the child. We are asking for a $10 gift to be purchased and brought back […]


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