Poteet officers take drugs off streets

Poteet is 29 packets safer after a traffic stop in Poteet around midnight on Wednesday. Officer Maldonado initiated a traffic stop in Poteet. Poteet Police say that Willie Soto Jr., 44, and Willie Soto IV, 20 were in the car and allegedly neither Soto had driver’s licenses. When Officer Maldonado searched the vehicle he allegedly found 29 packets of methamphetamine, […]

Picnic time at St. Andrew’s

Kids can beat the heat with water games, slide

April is just about over and that can only mean that the St. Andrew Catholic Church picnic is this Sunday, May 4. The annual fundraiser is always held the first Sunday in May each year and the funds raised go towards the Parish Hall Building Fund. Serving starts promptly at 11 a.m. with the aid of lots of volunteers. Tickets […]

10th year raises $35K so far

Relay For Life of Atascosa County

The Jourdanton ISD football stadium was once again the home for the 10th annual American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life event. Event coordinator, Amber Zellweger, was pleased with the turnout. “We had 20 teams participate this year, which was up from last year’s Relay,” she reported. While the final numbers are not known, donations are accepted over the next few […]


Play ball!

Wow….baseball and softball season is still happening! The Jourdanton Squaws have advanced. They will face Santa Getrudis Academy this Thursday, May 1 in Skidmore at 7 p.m. Best of three series. Game 2 will be May 2 at 4:30 p.m. If a third is needed, it will start 30 minutes after the second game.GO SQUAWS! See their ad on page […]


Mower Taken On Eichman

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 theft located in the 2000 block of Eichman Road, 2.7 miles south of Stacy Road off of TX HWY 16. On April 4, 2014 at about 3:00 p.m. sheriff’s deputies […]

Extension specialist offers GIS services to EUWCD

Texas A&M University Extension Program Specialist Dr. Gabriele Bonaiti presented a proposal for an online, browser based Geospatial Information System (GIS) at the Evergreen Underground Water Conservation District (EUWCD). GIS software is used to make maps and analyze spatial data, and EUWCD can use GIS technology to enforce spacing regulations, map drawdown conditions, calculate aquifer volumes and more. Bonaiti’s proposed […]

Make your momma proud with a greeting

Your momma does a lot for you! Show her how much you appreciate it with a Mother’s Day greeting ad in the Pleasanton Express. This customized ad will feature your words to your dear mum. You can add a photo as well. The ads will run in the May 7, 2014 edition. They start at $15. Deadline for the ads […]

Evergreen discusses delinquent production permits

Evergreen Underground Water Conservation District (EUWCD) staff and directors discussed dealing with delinquent production permit renewals and pumping reports at the April 25 meeting. Back in January 2012, the board discussed how to refund old drilling permits that were never fulfilled. “A lot of the time, people own land out here and live somewhere else.” said Chris MacFarlande, field technician […]