MOTORCYCLE WRECKED



Frausto succumbs to injuries by wrong-way driver




A wrong-way driver caused a crash on October 18 which has now resulted in a fatality. Esperanza “Hopey” Frausto, 19, from Somerset died due to her injuries received from the head-on wreck. Frausto and her passenger Anthony Elizondo, 21, were traveling southbound on Hwy. 16 a few miles north of Poteet in a 2001 Saturn SL2. A 2002 Ford F150, […]

Pleasanton continues to rapidly grow




I sat down with Pleasanton City Manager, Bruce Pearson for an up-to-date review about progress in this city regarding projects and development. “Right now we have Fairfield Inn and Savannah Suites, two hotel-type of establishments being built in the Highway 97, West Oaklawn corridor. Savannah Suites is more of an extended stay facility,” said Pleasanton City Manager Bruce Pearson. With […]

Military Wall at PHS



The Pleasanton High School Student Council will host the Military Wall of Honor again this year. They invite the community as well as students and faculty to bring pictures of their loved ones who have served, or are currently serving in the military. As PHS Student Council honors the military for their services and sacrifices in keeping us safe and […]

Hazardous waste collection set for Nov. 8 in Pleasanton




The City of Pleasanton along with Atascosa County will sponsor a household hazardous waste collection day on Saturday, November 8 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. The collection will be held at the Pleasanton River Park at Pavilion #3 (corner of Hunt and Colwell Streets). No businesses, farms, commercial operations will be allowed. It is open to all residents of […]

Half off Cowboy Homecoming Photos




Now’s the time to save 50 percent on all photos in the Cowboy Homecoming 2014 album on our photo site, pleasantonexpress. smugmug.com. Use the coupon code COWBOY50 at checkout to get half off the regular price. Sale ends November 30, 2014. Our photo site has tens of thousands of photos from many local events, sports, church picnics, festivals and more. […]

How Atascosa County Voted



Unofficial Early Voting Results As Of Press Time GovernorGreg Abbott (Rep)………………………2313Wendy R. Davis (Dem)………………..1085Kathie Glass (Libertarian)…………….. 27Brandon Parmer (Green Party)……….14 Lt. GovernorDan Patrick (Rep) ………………………. 2218Leticia Van de Putte (Dem)…………1150 LOCAL CONTESTED RACES District Judge218th Judicial DistrictRussell Wilson (Rep)…………………. 1860Carrie Moy (Dem)………………………..1506 AtascosaCounty JudgeBob Hurley (Rep)………………………..2289Bill Gamez (Dem)…………………………1106 Atascosa CountyCommissioner Pct. 2.William “Bill” Torans (Rep) (i)…….. 328Richard “Dicky” Garza (Dem)………. […]

County Christmas Show




Country Christmas Craft Show The Atascosa Child Care Board’s Country Christmas Craft Show will be held at the Atascosa Show Barn, Sat. Nov. 8th from 9am to 4pm. Proceeds go to local children in the care of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. For more info contact Barbara at 830-769- 2855 ext.0. Holiday Market Once a Year, A […]

Chica Chica Boom, Finally Carmen Miranda



Ah, Halloween. Some love it, some hate it. I, personally, love being able to transform into someone else, so I’m pro-Halloween! I’m sure some of you may remember my column last year. Okay, probably just two of you…but long story short, I was lamenting about my first Pleasanton Express Halloween and exalting last year’s. Well, this year, the Pleasanton Express […]

The Way I See It

I can’t break up, not yet

One of my newspaper colleagues/ friends posted her upcoming breakup via Facebook. It was her weekly editorial. Me, knowing her and her husband, was aghast! I had just seen them a few weeks before and they seemed fine! What had happened? Then I read the column. She was breaking up with Facebook. Cleverly done and entertaining to read. (Here’s the […]


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