A tale of two tails

The appointment was made. The day had finally come. It was time. Time for The Hubs to cut his now flowy hair. It had been over a year and a half that my husband, Joseph, had been growing his hair for Locks of Love. We dealt with caps not fitting his head anymore, not being able to find rubber bands. […]

New Civic Center to hold first event

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce is excited to be the first to hold an event at the new Pleasanton Civic Center in downtown Pleasanton next Thursday, March 6 at 6 p.m. The much anticipated facility will be showcased at their annual banquet, touted as the “Awards Gala” this year. The festivities will include dinner and the awards ceremony honoring our […]

Lions golden ticket event celebrates 50 years

The Pleasanton Lions Club is celebrating 50 years of hosting their annual wild game dinner this Saturday, March 1. This year not only marks the Golden celebration, but it is also the first year that the club sold out of their tables months before the event as well as not selling single tickets to the event. If you are among […]


Last week to play Online Scavenger Hunt

Lots of Prizes to be won

It’s the final week for the Pleasanton Express Roarin’ Retro Online Photo Scavenger Hunt. Be sure to play! Congratulations to this week’s winners Maria Melancon, Cassie Oliva, Melanie Rosas-Carrillo, Valerie Barta and Martha Hernandez. Winners if you haven’t already come by the office to pick up your prize do so and have a quick snapshot taken. Winning is easy. We […]

Early voting underway

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 […]

Don’t miss Jourdanton Chamber BBQ this Sun.

The Jourdanton Chamber of Commerce would like to invite everyone to their annual BBQ and Auction to be held this Sunday, March 2, starting at 11 am. The St. Matthew’s Parish Hall on Hwy 16 is where you want to be as the food is being served and the silent auction gets underway. With only 600 plates available tickets will […]

Flashback, Dr. and wife die in plane crash

60 Years ago- Kelly Horn of Rolling Fork, Miss., this week was given a three-year-contract as coach and athletic director of the Pleasanton schools. Horn will move here late in the summer and he will begin work about the middle of August. He is a graduate of the University of Alabama where he played under Red Drew, famed Alabama football […]

Double transplant recipient, Marek, passes away

The man who had been named the “longest living single heart transplant recipient in South Texas” has died. Raymond Marek, 53, received his heart transplant in 1988 after being diagnosed with viral cardiomyopathy. Ten years ago, he also received a kidney transplant – donated by his sister Regina House. According to another sister, Sharon LaGrange, Marek and his wife, Elaine, […]

Jourdanton City Council passes regulations on ‘Game Rooms’

The City Council of Jourdanton passed a new ordinance regulating “Amusement Redemption Machines and Gamerooms” at their City Council Meeting on Tuesday, February 18. Gamerooms have recently appeared in Pleasanton and Poteet, and feature eight liner machines that claim to be for amusement purposes only. “These devices look like and are very similar to video poker and slot machines,” said […]