Poteet substitute allegedly involved with student

POTEET– The Poteet Police Department was contacted by Poteet High School officials regarding allegations of an improper relationship between a teacher and a student May 28. The case was referred by school authorities to the Poteet ISD Superintendent Andres Castillo. “It is our district’s policy to not discuss personnel matters,” Castillo said in an email to the Pleasanton Express. “However, […]

Land Use Assumption, Impact Fee plan presented to Pleasanton council

It is no surprise that this area is growing and with this growth, leaders are planning to handle it in a proactive manner. In a Special Session held on Wednesday, May 28, the Pleasanton City Council held a Public Hearing to receive citizen’s comments on Land Use Assumptions and Proposed Impact Fee Capital Improvement Plan. No comments were received. Chris […]

Man charged with arson

POTEET– The Poteet Police Department was dispatched to 1511 FM 476 Sunday at 5 p.m. after a call for a structure fire. Roger Rey Garza, 26 of Poteet, allegedly started a fire in the hallway and living room of his mobile home. The Atascosa County Sheriff’s Department assisted Poteet PD on the scene after subduing the suspect inside the smoking […]

County hosts simulated wreck

Tuesday morning, June 10, Atascosa County EMS personnel, Jourdanton and Pleasanton Fire Departments, Atascosa and Bexar County Fire Marshals arranged a simulated wreck scene. Location for the staged wreck was about a mile west of SH 16 on FM 162. Atascosa County Fire Marshal Todd Perna helped oversee the exercise and commented, “The drill that we scheduled for today actually […]

Senior Selfie, InstaGrad contest winners announced

We loved looking at the entries for the Twitter #seniorselfie14 and Instagram #InstaGrad14 contests. There were some great pics. The winner of the Twitter contest is @ReneeIsTheOne of Pleasanton High School. Her Baylor Bear selfie was retweeted 71 times before the deadline. As for InstaGrad, @linds_ ramon of Poteet High School won with a great black and white shot in […]

Art Walk On Main

BRUSH COUNTRY YOUTH RODEO ASSOCIATION The 2014 BCYRA is in full swing with two rodeos last weekend and one coming up on Friday, June 13. The event will be held at Cowboy Fellowship. Also check out our special coverage of the event on pages 6 and 7C. ART WALK Downtown Pleasanton will be buzzing with art this weekend at Art […]


June 2 - June 9, 2014

Accident Martin St., Oaklawn (3), Cynthia, Second St.,Bensdale, Second St.Accident (Vehicle/Pedestrian) Oaklawn, Second St.Accident (Parking Lot) OaklawnAssault Main, Goodwin, Florida, Hunt, CrockettAggravated Robbery OaklawnBurglary Building White, WyomingBurglary Habitation Winship, Hwy 281, OaklawnCriminal Mischief Hwy 97, BensdaleDriving While Intoxicated OaklawnMinor Accident Oaklawn (3), Bryant, Martin, SecondSt.Possession of a Controlled Substance Bryant St.Public Intoxication Bryant St., Virginia, Harl,Goodwin, HuntReckless Driver Patrick St., […]

The Way I See It

Tasty fun

After a three-year hiatus, the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce Taste of Atascosa is back! For those who have never attended this event, please make plans to go on Thursday, June 26, you will not regret it! Area eateries – including HEB and South Texas Regional Medical Center (yes… this hospital actually has GREAT food!) – will all converge at the […]

Celebrating the Mission

The PISD team salutes the Pleasanton Express for their constant support of all things Eagle Pride – and this opportunity to share 2014- 15 PISD celebrations. After three graduations, I am even more inspired by the work of the 4,000 students, 600 staff members, hundreds of volunteers, and community partners who helped PISD continue its tradition of Excellence for All. […]