Local DAR Chapter promoting patriotism



Atascosa Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution has been very active attending local functions promoting patriotism, honoring those who have served our country and community, and promoting awareness of the Daughters of the American Revolution Organization (DAR). In July, members attended Jourdanton’s 4th of July Celebration. Homemade brownies, miniature flags, patriotic stickers and informative literature about the DAR organization were […]

Sweet Side of Tamales



Oh, tamales! A delicacy most Texans look forward to having not just during the holiday season but year-round. Growing up in a small South Texas town, I watched my grandmothers do the tough work of making tamales by the dozens every winter. I even learned a bit by observing, and when I was old enough they allowed me to help […]

Local churches set Christmas services



Poteet UMC Poteet UMC will have its Christmas Eve Service at 5:30 on December 24. All are welcome. All Saints’ Episcopal Church The public is cordially invited to attend the traditional candlelight service on Christmas Eve. Join us at 5:30 p.m. for singing of carols and children’s Christmas songs. The joyous service of Holy Eucharist begins at 6:00 p.m. with […]

Valued employee retires after 35 years of service for the Atascosa Health Center’s WIC Program



Thirty-five years at one place is certainly a feat, in itself, in this day and age. Connie Trevino began her career in the medical field helping Dr. Austin with clerical duties related to the operation of the “Old Pleasanton Hospital” as we call it now. It was a natural transition when the Atascosa Health Center came into existence that her […]

Pleasanton Express Christmas Story Contest! Deadline Dec. 17



The Pleasanton Express invites its readers to enter the “Brush Country Christmas Story” Contest. The story can be fiction or true; humorous or serious. The Pleasanton Express will pay the two winners $50 each– one for the serious story category and one for the humorous story category. Stories are limited to a maximum of 750 words and the deadline for […]

A heart for others gone



A beautiful life was tragically cut short early Sunday morning after a double stabbing at a house on Avenue H in Poteet. A night of fun with friends watching the UFC fight ended with Ariel Fernandez, 24, dead and her brother, Richard Luebano, 28, injured. Richard said,”Ariel lived and died putting others first. She did that for me trying to […]

highway 16 & FM 3350



A beautiful life cut short




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