To All My Customers and Friends: It has been an honor and a pleasure to serve you for so many years and be a part of many of your lives. From our children growing up together to watching Pleasanton expand into the booming community it has become. I will take each relationship I built over the past 31 years with […]

Pleasanton ISD Education Foundation to host Casino Night on Saturday

Longing to hit the tables Vegas-style but don’t have the funds to travel and do it up right? For $50 you can celebrate around the craps table, bet on the roulette wheel, play Black Jack and more at the Pleasanton Independent School District Education Foundation Casino Night fundraiser this Saturday, September 13. Join the fun by stepping back to the […]

Sports complex, pool in planning stage for Jourdanton

Jourdanton will see a new sports complex – specifically Little League baseball/softball fields – by the next season – as well as a new swimming pool, if all is approved. The sports complex idea has been under discussion for the past four years or so. The land that has been utilized by the Jourdanton Little League on State Highway 16 […]

Pleasanton library to host salad luncheon in Civic Center

It’s a long time coming, but the Friends of the Pleasanton Public Library are holding their Annual Salad Luncheon and Silent Auction on Thursday, September 18. We are finally able to hold this in our very own Civic Center (thank you, Jourdanton Community Center, for your many years of support!) located right next door to the Library at 115 N. […]

Casino Night

Get in the Vegas frame of mind Saturday, September 13 as the Pleasanton ISD Education Foundation transforms the Pleasanton Civic Center into Casino Night. The event will host gaming tables, Texas Hold’em and a silent auction. Hors D’oeuvres and cocktails will be served at 6:30 pm and the games begin at 8:00 pm. Admission is $50 per person and includes […]


Mini Storage 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 series of reports of burglaries located in the 10000 block of State HWY 16 outside the city limits of Poteet. On August 20, 2014 at about 4:30 p.m. sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to […]

Pleasanton awarded excellence in construction for downtown project

The Pleasanton City Council, Mayor and staff were presented with awards from the architects and general contractor for the recent completion of the Pleasanton Civic Center, Library and Freedom Center. Bartlett Cocke General Contractors nominated the project with the assistance of RVK Architects. The Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. – South Texas Chapter judges the nominations based on architectural design […]


September 2 – September 8, 2014 Accident Main St., OaklawnAccident, Major OaklawnAccident, Minor Bensdale (2), Bryant,Second, Oaklawn (2), Main, OaklawnAggravated Robbery SecondAssault Bowen, Dallas St.Criminal Mischief Live Oak (2), EncinoDisturbance Bensdale, Adams, College,Frances, San Antonio, TradeDriving While Intoxicated Second, Oaklawn, ColwellHarassment Duck, Pleasanton Ave.,Oaklawn, Stadium, MarshallInjury to a Child Undisclosed locationMinor in Possession, Alcohol SecondMissing Person High MeadowPossession of Marijuana […]

The Way I See It

Happy retirement, Mary

I ’m still not used to it. It will be a while until I fully accept that my co-worker for over 25 years is no longer my coworker. Mary Gallegos, the Pleasanton Express Advertising Director/Maven/Expert officially retired this month. We all knew it was coming, but we thought it would be a bit longer. She had been hinting at it […]