Another store robbed

Six county businesses hit in three months

The Dollar General store located on Hwy. 97 in Jourdanton is the latest business in the county that has been robbed. Jourdanton Chief of Police Eric Kaiser confirmed the robbery occurred on Sunday, January 31 around 7:35 p.m. The male subject, wearing all black – including a black mask, entered the store with a firearm, according to witnesses. “He demanded […]


Pleasanton chamber awards banquet set

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce will hold their annual awards banquet on Thursday, February 4 at Lew’s at Pleasanton Country Club Banquet Room, 1801 McGuffin Dr. The reception and dinner will begin at 6 p.m. with a program and awards following. Pleasanton ISD’s Superintendent Dr. Matthew Mann will be the guest speaker and will give a progress report on the […]

Out & About

Win Valentine’s Day Prizes! We are featuring a Valentine’s Day Card Contest for Children and Adults! Cards will be judged, as follows: Best Children’s Card, Funniest Card, and Most Romantic. The contest is open to people of all ages. Submit your cards to the Pleasanton Express office or E-mail them to Erika Vela at The deadline for submissions is […]


Year End Report approved

Atascosa County Commissioners’ Court Second Regular Meeting January 25, 2016 9:00 a.m. Ordered by Hon. Bob Hurley, Atascosa County Judge Present were three Commissioners, Lonnie Gillespie, (Precinct 1); William “Bill” Torans, (Precinct 2); & Bill Carroll, (Precinct 4). Freddie Ogden, (Precinct 3), was not present. •After call to order of the meeting, Judge Hurley called on representatives of Ricks Insurance […]

One Team One Mission

There are certain professions that inspire camaraderie. Military servicemen. Firemen. Doctors. And yes, police have a bond that is hard to describe to those outside the industry. The fact of the matter is that no matter what we do for a living, it’s just natural for us to be more at ease with those that can relate to us. But […]


• City of Pleasanton – City Council Meetings are the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. at Pleasanton City Hall, 108 Second St. 830-569-3867. • City of Jourdanton – City Council Meetings are the 3rd Monday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Jourdanton City Hall, 1604 State Hwy. 97 E. 830-769-3589. • City of […]

Prescribed burn set

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Dept. will conduct a prescribed burn between February 1 to April 30 on (Daughtrey Wildlilfe Management Area. For additional information, call (830)676-3413 or go to tpwd.

Police Chief Sanchez addresses Open Carry law

Firearms not allowed in Chambers during open meetings

With Texas House Bill 910, commonly known as the “Open Carry” law now in effect, residents of Pleasanton may have some questions on what is and is not allowed. As of Jan. 1, licensed firearm owners in the State of Texas are allowed to openly carry a firearm in most places. This law is known as “open carry.”” The new […]