Historical marker dedicated

Ribbon cutting at Jourdanton Municipal Complex


The Jourdanton Municipal Complex held an open house and dedicated a new Historical Marker to Jourdan Campbell, the founder of Jourdanton, on Thursday, Jan 30, 2014 at 3:30 p.m. Atascosa County Historical Commission Chairman Norman Porter Sr. welcomed the gathered crowd of Jourdanton citizens, city council members and county officials to the event. U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar was also in […]

Ramirez brothers found




Rosie Hernandez is “very happy” to have found her two sons, Jose Angel Ramirez, 21, and Robert Ramirez, 19, alive and well in San Antonio on Wednesday, January 22, 2014. “It’s a relief that we found them,” said Rosie in an interview. Angel and Robert went missing on January 19, and Rosie filed a missing persons report on Thursday January […]

Mayor thankful for City Council approval for runway realignment




Mayor Clint Powell says he usually skips the “Mayor’s Message” section of the city council meetings, but at the Jan 16 meeting he had something to say. “I’d like to thank the council for last year,” he said “they got a lot of good projects either done or in the works to be done and moving forward with others”. Powell […]

SUNDAY WRECK



Retro Rules! Win playing Online Scavenger Hunt today




The Pleasanton Express Fourth Online Photo Scavenger Hunt begins TODAY! Let’s get to winning as we scroll through some “retro” advertising. We’ve gathered 100 advertisements that ran in the Pleasanton Express in the past and created coordinating clues. It is super easy to play and to win. We will post 25 photos a week to a Facebook album along with […]

Indictments made in Robert Deckard’s murder




On Wednesday, January 29, 2014, according to the San Antonio Police Officers Association (SAPDA) the Bexar County District Attorney Susan Reed announced that Shawn Ruiz Puente, 32, and Jenevieve Ramos, 28 were indicted by a grand jury in Atascosa County. The date for the trial has not yet been set, according to the Atascosa County District Clerk’s Office. Puente and […]

Voter’s Guide deadline extended to Feb. 10



March 4, 2014 Primary candidates are encouraged to participate in the Pleasanton Express Voter’s Guide. It will be printed on February 19. Be sure and submit your 150 word write-up and photo to us by Monday, February 10 to be included in this FREE service. Email to sbrown@pleasantonexpress.com or bring by 114 E. Goodwin, Pleasanton, TX.

$5,000 CASH REWARD

Campbellton Theft

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 2000 block of Commerce Street, located in the city of Campbellton, TX. On Sunday, February 2, 2014 at about 8:30 p.m. sheriff’s deputies were dispatched […]

Time to scavenge!



The popular Online Photo Scavenger Hunt begins today and once again you can win some great prizes donated by our equally great advertisers. This contest’s theme is all about ads … retro, that is. Guess the clues with the ads that will be posted to our Facebook photo album. Email your answers to our web guru and contest manager, Jessica […]

EUWCD discuss geological study




The Evergreen Underground Water Conservation District discussed an article printed last week about Larry Fox and Jay Troell’s comments about a San Antonio Water System board meeting the pair attended on January 7, 2014. The board stipulated that the article implied that their opinions, sent in a letter to the Pleasanton Express, were misrepresented as a press release, where in […]


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