Woman arrested for alleged drug possession

On Thursday, February 13 around 9:45 P.M., officers of the Pleasanton Police Department executed a narcotics search warrant at 1035 West Oaklawn Trailer D in the City of Pleasanton, according to Pleasanton Police Chief Ronald Sanchez. Sanchez added “This was the culmination of a lengthy investigation stemming back several months.” Chief Sanchez said that Pleasanton PD officers seized 56 grams […]

Atascosa County Sheriff busts sex offender

Atascosa County Sheriff David Soward announced on Friday, February 14, that his deputies arrested Johnathan Wicker, a registered sex offender who was convicted in 2004 in Bexar County for Sexual Assault of a Child for allegedly evading the sex offender registration process. Sheriff Soward said Bexar County authorities notified the Sheriff’s Office over two weeks ago that a warrant had […]

Voting underway for March Primary

Early voting for Texas 2014 Primary Elections began yesterday and runs through February 28. The Primary Election date is March 4th. Across Texas, voters will go to the polls to cast votes in one of the most important primary elections in a while. While there are U.S. Senator and House of Representative races as well as Governor, Lt. Governor and […]

Poteet’s new Police Chief wants to D.A.R.E Poteet ISD

The City of Poteet hired Plutarco Castro as their new police chief on January 25, 2014. He said he would like to reintroduce Poteet ISD to some crime prevention programs. Chief Castro stated, “I applied to the position because I felt I had the experience and education they were looking for.” He has been a police officer for more than […]

Five more chances to win this week

Now in its third week, the Pleasanton Express Roarin’ Retro Online Photo Scavenger Hunt is going strong! Many have won great prizes. And you can too! Congratulations to this week’s winners Mary Mishler Clyburn, Nicole Valdez, Cecilia Miller, Andy Casarez and Yvette Navarro. Play until Mar. 1. It’s easy! There are 5 more chances to win this week. We’ve gathered […]


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 […]

Verbal fight leads to shooting

On Saturday, February 15, around 5:15 p.m., Atascosa County Sheriff’s Deputy Timothy Reinikka arrived at Nogal St. in the Palo Alto Subdivision near the northern border of Atascosa County and Highway 16 for a “shots fired” call, according to Sheriff David Soward. He said Deputy Reinikka located a vehicle sitting in the middle of the street. After talking to witnesses, […]

Time to vote

The Primary Election is in full swing with Early VOting underway. Locally, we have a bunch of elections to decide who will be on the November ballot Please view our Election Guide on pages 8-9A to help you make your decision on the local races. Chambers are planning events The Jourdanton Chamber of Commerce is holding their annual barbeque dinner […]

Lanham, Senior Geophysicist, to speak to STEM classes at Pleasanton High School

Lindsay Lanham, PHS Class of ‘95 valedictorian, will be addressing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) classes at Pleasanton High School, Wednesday, February 26 at 10 a.m. Mrs. Lanham will announce that FTS International is donating money to the Pleasanton Education Foundation to fund three college scholarships. The FTS International STEM Scholarships will be awarded this spring to Pleasanton High […]