Recognizing Bullying

THE FOLLOWING article is the first part of a series highlighting the serious problem of bullying.   When asked to remember their school days, some adults have pleasant memories of parties, football games, proms to die for and lasting friendships. Even if they did have some unpleasant experiences, for most, the good times outweighed the bad. However, for others, recalling […]

Child Abuse Prevention & Awareness Month

On April 7, Associate Judge Melissa DeGerolami signed the proclamation recognizing April as Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness Month. It states that Atascosa County prides itself on giving back to the community, contributing to the quality of life among our citizens.   To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition 

SEC files charges naming Paxton in Servergy case

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is facing civil fraud charges filed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Paxton was named in charges filed April 11 against Servergy Inc., a McKinney-based technology company incorporated in Nevada, and its founder and former chief executive officer William E. Mapp III.   To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital […]

Rain soaked Texas

Most of the Lone Star State has seen a deluge of rain the last few days. And the forecast? More rain. Those clouds hold the future of this year’s crops. The continuous rains—and the flooding that comes with it—spell trouble for some Texas farmers.   To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition 

Pleasanton ISD Education Foundation: A tourney ‘fore’ kids

If you’re a golfer (or even if you aren’t) you should come out this Friday, April 22 and play in the Pleasanton ISD Education Foundation School’s Out for Summer golf tournament. School may still be in session for a few more weeks, but the weather is great and the course is beautiful.   To view more please log in or […]

Lady Eagles crowned district champions, set for area meet

POTEET– Pleasanton, Jourdanton, and Poteet all competed in the District 30-4A meet last week. The Lady Eagles captured the district championship for the second year in a row with a score of 149.   To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition 

Trojanettes shut out Kenedy, prepare for playoffs

The Trojanettes shut out Kenedy 8-0 in their final District 30-4A road game last week. Charlotte scattered 13 hits throughout the matchup with Kenedy.   To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition 

Lady Eagles soar to state tourney

The Lady Eagles qualified for the state tournament after placing third overall as a team in Corpus Christi last week at the Region IV tourney. “We are all extremely excited when we got the news that we had qualified,” Pleasanton head coach Michael Guerra said.   To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition 

Historical marker to commemorate Mercy Hospital

The Atascosa County Historical Commission and the Atascosa Hospital Association Auxiliary invite everyone to attend the dedication of an Official Texas Historical Marker for Mercy Hospital on Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. in front of the Jourdanton Municipal Complex.   To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition 

Pleasanton Express brings home 8 awards

The South Texas Press Association’s (STPA) Better Newspaper Contest awarded the Pleasanton Express eight awards as well as coming in third place overall in the Sweepstakes category in Division 2 (weekly newspaper with a circulation larger than 2,000). Fredericksburg Standard-Radio Post won Sweepstakes with the Port Aransas South Jetty placing second. The Sweepstakes Award has been named after of Judy […]


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