Damaging wrecks plague the roads



Keeping a thankful heart

The Way I See It

At this time of year, most of our hearts are filled with gratefulness – I know mine is. Coming off of a trip to visit my daughter and son-in -law out of state makes me even more thankful. To see these newlyweds thrive in new settings without family and close friends nearby makes me proud, happy and appreciative. I realize that […]

Answering the Fostering Call



According to the September 2015 foster care statistics from the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (http:// www.dfps.state.tx.us), of the 54 Atascosa County children in foster care, 47 (87%) are placed out of Atascosa County, and 30 (20%) of these are placed out of DFPS Region 8. Out-of-county placements create an even greater amount of stress on the child […]

Governor communicates stance on refugees to White House

State Capital Highlights

Gov. Greg Abbott on Nov. 16 wrote a letter to the White House, informing President Obama “the State of Texas will not accept any refugees from Syria in the wake of the deadly terrorist attack in Paris.” “Further,” Abbott wrote, “I and millions of Americans implore you to halt your plans to accept more Syrian refugees in the United States. […]

Paris Horror Brings Competition

Texas Politics

The horrific murder of 130 people in Paris, and wounding of at least 350 more, has produced a wide assortment of reactions, on both sides of the Atlantic. The Islamic State terrorist group conducting genocide in Syria and Iraq, ISIS, or “Daesh,” claimed credit for the Nov. 13 attack. Bodies of some of the attackers indeed were identified as ISIS […]

Atascosa Family Crisis Center ‘Adopt A Project’



After moving into a different facility recently, Atascosa Family Crisis Center (AFCC) has experienced a welcome influx of interest in its Adopt a Project initiative. They’ve had many of their needs taken care of by various organizations and individuals. They still have needs: Donna Fisher, executive director at AFCC, has made up a list of their needs and present donations. […]

Sheriff’s Deputies make arrests in connection with vehicle burglaries



In July and August there were 12 vehicle burglaries reported to Sheriff’s Deputies in Charlotte. In every case the vehicle had been left unlocked. The thieves would rifle through the vehicle taking loose change, a wallet, a cell phone, a lap top computer and sunglasses. During the month of October and early November, four more vehicle burglaries were reported. As […]

Multiple wrecks in the county recently



Reindeer Bucks giveaway begins today



The Pleasanton Express Reindeer Bucks Giveaway begins today. You can join in by registering at any participating merchants. Reindeer Bucks allows you an opportunity to win gift certificates from local merchants: Cattleman’s Vet Supply Plestex 4 Theater Dairy Queen-Pleasanton The Good Health Store Kadobe’s Bar and Grill Mane Attraction Trailer Park Trinkets Boutique Sears Center Pharmacy Eagle Lanes Nest Feathers […]

Happy Birthday, Sue!



We hope you enjoyed your day and trip! Love, The Pleasanton Express Crew


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