Congratulations Graduates



Charlotte High SchoolAshlyn DillardValedictorian Charlotte High School is proud to announce the Valedictorian and Salutatorian for the class of 2015-2016. Ashlyn Kenzie Dillard has been named Valedictorian and Pilo Anthony Calvillo has been named Salutatorian. Both are exemplary students and are involved in numerous school and community activities. Ashlyn Kenzie Dillard is an exemplary student who has pursuits here at […]

2016 Seniors



Graduates from all over the Brush Country will receive their diplomas beginning this Saturday, May 28 and continuing next Friday and Saturday. Jourdanton and McMullen County schools start the graduation season with its ceremonies this Saturday. Poteet and, Charlotte’s ceremonies will be next Friday, June 3 with Pleasanton handing out diplomas on Saturday, June 4. Included in this week’s issue […]

Long lost medals recovered with help of Jourdanton Veteran Service Center



“Tears came streaming down my face,” said Bertha Estrellita Gomez, when she received a shipment containing long lost medals from her dad’s service in the U.S. Army. Thirty-five years ago, Bertha, living in Jourdanton went to visit her mom, Senaida Gonzales who was in a nursing home. During her visit, Bertha went to her mom’s apartment and found it ransacked. […]

Pleasanton Express closed for Memorial Day



The Pleasanton Express office will be closed Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day. The office will re-open on Tuesday, May 31 at 8 a.m. for business as usual. Classified ad deadline will be moved to noon on Tuesday.

Pleasanton Express wins Sweepstakes – three in a row

11 awarded at Texas Gulf Coast Press Association contest


The Pleasanton Express competing against 23 newspapers and 239 entries won the Texas Gulf Coast Press Association Sweepstakes award for the third year in a row. The TGCPA Sweepstake award is presented to the newspaper that earned the most overall points with the Pleasanton Express earning 725. Following are comments made by the Panhandle Press Association judges regarding the Pleasanton […]

2016 Salutatorians



Pilo CavilloSalutatorianCharlotte High School Pilo Anthony Calvillo’s quest for excellence has produced many accomplishments in his academic and extracurricular pursuits in his years at Charlotte High School. Pilo has proven himself to be a superior scholar and community member, earning him the distinction of being named the Charlotte High School Salutatorian of the class of 2016. Pilo is the son […]

Summer seminar topics feature Woerner, Reger




School will be out in a matter of days and kids and adults will soon travel to the beach, pool and other fun in the sun places. South Texas Regional Medical Center’s Healthy Woman will sponsor a free Summer Safety seminar on Wednesday, June 1 from 6-8 p.m. at the Healthy Woman/Senior Circle location at 1320 W. Oaklawn in Pleasanton. […]

Congressman Cuellar Helps Announce Grand Opening of McMullen Community Health Center



TILDEN, Texas — Today Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28), McMullen County officials and the Atascosa Health Center participated in the grand opening of the new McMullen Community Health Center in Tilden, which was constructed with funding from McMullen County and staffed and equipped with funds from a New Access Point Federal Grant. The $900,000 grant helped establish the Tilden clinic and […]

Police Week 2016



As we come to the end of Police Week 2016, I wanted to make sure we recognized those here locally who took the time and effort to recognize our law enforcement officers during this week in which we remember our fallen and celebrate the men and women who protect and serve. We were humbled and very grateful for the time […]

Out and About



…and so the Adventure begins… Local high school graduation season is upon us, and we’re proud of our area graduates! Inside this week’s edition of the Pleasanton Express, our readers will find our graduation special section. Be sure to look for your graduate and check out the greeting ads inside! Congratulations, Class of 2016! Calling all Strawberry Growers! The Strawberry […]


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