Last chance for Summer Snapshot submissions

Time’s up, buttercups! Get your Summer Snapshot to us by noon tomorrow, July 31, 2014. You can submit via email, We will add them to the Facebook album “Summer Snapshot Contest 2014”. The winner will be determined by the amount of Facebook “likes” and will be announced Thursday evening. If you’ve already submitted a pic, check the status of […]

WellAware growing “Leaps and Bounds” with leading international businessmen on board

WellAware growing “Leaps and Bounds” with leading international businessmen on board Leon Zabava – Oil and Gas Editor In the November 27, 2013 edition of the Pleasanton Express, my Oil and Gas article pertained to a new ‘leading edge company called WellAware, started by CEO & Co-Founder, Matt Harrison.WellAware was created to help customers improve production, profits and safety by […]

Festival association receives numerous awards; coordinator named Professional of the Year

It takes more work and dedication than most can imagine to make the Poteet Strawberry Festival the success that it is. The Poteet Strawberry Festival Association attended the Texas Festivals and Events Association Convention from July 10-13, returning home with numerous awards. The association won first place awards in: Best Single Magazine Display Ad, Best Street Banner, Best Miscellaneous Printed […]

Jourdanton FCCLA soars

“Soar 2014” was the theme of the Family Careers and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) National Leadership Conference in San Antonio, held July 6-10. Over 7,500 delegates from the United States, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands and the District of Columbia were represented. Assisting with the Texas delegation hosting the meeting were Jourdanton FCCLA members: Jordan Durham, Kimberly Fernandez Gonzales, Jacie […]

Students chosen for college program

Pilo Calvillo and Travis Cumpian, both of Charlotte, were among those students selected for the Early Development of General Engineering (EDGE) Program at San Antonio College. Both are high school juniors. The summer program is offered to juniors and seniors interested in engineering. It allows them to earn college dualcredit. They participate in field trips, hands-on lab work and activities. […]


Pleasanton ‘Citizens’ attend 2014 Bluebonnet Girls State seminar

If you have any doubt about our Nation’s future leadership, you need to meet students Nicolette Cordova, Sarah Elmer and Dorothy Turner. These three aspiring young ladies earned the opportunity to attend as delegates to the 2014 Texas Bluebonnet Girls State seminar held at Texas Lutheran University in Seguin, June 15 to 21. All three students are incoming seniors this […]

Salvation Army Sale!

The Salvation Army in Pleasanton will have a sale Wednesday, July 30. Clothes will be half off and shoes will be 99 cents. There will also be a 49 cent sale this Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The store has new hours of operation Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. They are closed Sunday. Please […]

President Obama responds to Garza

In April of 2013, the Pleasanton Express ran a story with photos of Martin Garza of Jourdanton and his super heavy-duty basketball goals. Garza designs and builds these goals and donates them to society. He especially targets children. These goals weigh thousands of pounds and are made in America. He has built these goals since 1996. “Some folks said I […]


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