Pleasanton JROTC Eagles Washington bound; barbecue benefit Saturday

The Pleasanton High School Army Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) JROTC Leadership and Academic Bowl (JLAB) Leadership Team will be making their second consecutive appearance at the 2016 National Championships. Last year the Team finished 8th place in the Nation, besting 1,312 schools! The team needs the community’s help in making this earned and well deserved summer learning opportunity […]

‘Only, Not Lonely’ Scholarship Benefit May 21

Come show your support in a grand and helpful cause. Get informed of the myths, struggles and accomplishments involved with being an “only child,” at the “Only, Not Lonely” Scholarship Benefit on May 21. Organizer Eddie Martinez, a 1987 graduate of Pleasanton High School, is busy preparing for this scholarship fundraiser, set for this Saturday, at Pavilion #3 at the […]


Grand Opening of McMullen Community Health Center

Through a cooperative and supportive effort between both McMullen County Commissioners Court and the Atascosa Health Center, Inc., CEO Monty Small, Friday, May 20, will mark the grand opening of the McMullen Community Health Center (MCHC) in Tilden. Through a Health Resources Services Administration grant, McMullen County no longer lacks primary healthcare services and they are available to all residents […]

Registration open for PISD Summer Learning Camps

Pleasanton ISD will host extra-curricular Summer Learning Camps for PISD students this summer. These camps provide an opportunity for students to enrich their learning experiences in unique learning environments. The week long camps are held for three weeks, June 6-9, June 13-16 and June 20-23, at Pleasanton Elementary School. Morning and afternoon sessions are available. Campers can choose morning and/or […]


Youth Empowerment Camp at Connections to begin in June

Connections Individual and Family Services, located at 1010 Zanderson in Jourdanton, is gearing up for their Youth Empowerment Camp. The program offers free youth activities focusing on: healthy self-esteem, social skills, conflict resolution, problem solving, team building, crafts, games and fun. This is for children ages 6-12. They will meet weekly on Wednesdays: Group 1: June 15-July 6 and Group […]

Poteet HS Class of ‘75-‘77 reunion

The Poteet High School Classes of 1975, 1976 and 1977 are looking for you. They are planning a reunion on Saturday evening, October 22, at the VFW Hall in Poteet. For additional information, please email: 1975 –; 1976 –; and 1977

Book signings this Friday-Saturday

Jourdanton native Barbara Dornak Christian will sign copies of her new novel, “Hearts and Hounds,” this Friday and Saturday. Times are: •Friday, May 20 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Pleasanton Public Library. •Saturday, May 21 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Jourdanton Public Library. CORRECTION TO LAST WEEK’S STORY: The main character (Brenda) was inspired by […]

‘The Gift’ in final round of contest

In late March, the Pleasanton Express featured Charlotte High School graduate Rebecca Hubbard, author of “The Gift.” Out of 355 books in the spring portion of the People’s Book Prize Contest, “The Gift” was selected as one of three books to be in the final round of voting in the Children’s category. Folks can now vote again for “The Gift’ […]

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