Cassidy crowned Cowboy Homecoming queen

Threat of flooding waters forces evacuation, most events canceled

The misting rain didn’t thwart the plans for the Cowboy Homecoming queen’s coronation on Thursday evening at Kadobe’s. The highlight of the night was when Jordyn Olle, 2014-15 Cowboy Queen crowned and sashed the 50th queen, Cassidy Fernandez. She, along with her court members Princesses Skylar Alexander, Larissa Gomez and Zoe Mangum and Chamber Duchess Kyla Llamas will represent Pleasanton […]

Poteet’s water being tested by TCEQ

Notices to boil water were hand delivered to Poteet residents, according to Poteet Mayor Richard Tuttle. Tuttle said that the water had become too low and Texas Commission on Envirionmental Quality suggested that residents boil water as a precaution. Results of the water test should be available today (Wednesday, Oct. 28). Please check the Pleasanton Express website and Facebook page […]

Early voting continues in JISD bond election

Registered voters in the Jourdanton Independent School District are reminded that they still have time to vote early in the bond election. Early voting continues on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Oct. 28-30, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Atascosa County Annex II. It is located on the corner of Main St. and Simmons St. in Jourdanton. Those who […]

Estrada wins at Cowboy Crazy Cash

Ninfa Estrada of Pleasanton was chosen the most recent Cowboy Crazy Cash winner. She registered her winning entry at Nest Feathers. Estrada will now be able to spend $500 with the gift shop or $250 of her winnings with any of the participating merchants. Participating merchants had their own winner as well – each winning a $25 gift certificate. They […]

Jourdanton, Charlotte elections, Constitutional amendments on ballot

Voters have until this Friday, October 30, to cast their ballots early. General Election day is Tuesday, November 3. Jourdanton Jourdanton ISD will have their election for a $46 milllion bond package. The City of Jourdanton has three at-large places open. Donnie Blue decide not to seek re-election. Incumbents Chester Gonzales and Patsy Patricia J. Elizabeth Tymrak Daughtrey have drawn […]

Alert neighbor leads to arrest of burglary suspects

Atascosa County Sheriff David Soward is crediting an alert neighbor in helping deputies apprehend two burglary suspects last week, October 20th, in the Shalimar Subdivision. A subdivision resident observed two suspicious males walking around their neighbor’s yard and notified Atascosa County Sheriff’s dispatchers who dispatched Deputies J.D. Ruiz and Henry Dominguez to the location. When the deputies arrived a few […]

New lunch hours for Pleasanton City Hall

The City of Pleasanton city hall office hours will be changing as of November 16. The offices will have a universal closure during the lunch period of 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. The City Council approved the new hours during the October 15 regular meeting. City Manager Bruce Pearson explained that when staff is either out on their lunch hour, […]

Community Matters

I will be the first to admit that anywhere where there is sun, sand and salt water will put a smile on my face. In South Texas that usually means venturing off to the Corpus Christi area. From Atascosa County I get to look forward to a long trek down I-37. A journey with little to distract you except ranches […]

Pleasanton water bill scam resurfaces

Recently, a local business received a phone call from an individual who identified himself as Peter Jones with the City of Pleasanton. He told them he was going to shut off their water if they did not pay their bill with a credit card “right now”. He was very demanding. Fortunately, the business had already paid their bill. That was […]

Fire claims life of Lytle man

Information regarding a mobile home fire with a trapped individual was reported to Lytle Volunteer Fire Department Monday morning at about 1:50 a.m. Atascosa Co. sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the scene and notified Atascosa Co. Fire Marshal Todd Perna. Two other occupants escaped the fire. A 54-yearold female that lived in the house was transported by EMS to a […]