Paul Olivarri Jr.

Paul Olivarri, Jr. of Jourdanton, passed away Friday, August 5, 2016 at the age of 50.  He was born in San Antonio to Paul, Sr. and Hortencia (Treviño) Olivarri.   Paul was a graduate of John Marshall High School in San Antonio.  During his youth, he enjoyed playing baseball, football and track.  He was a loving son, brother and father […]

Summer’s fleeting, time to adjust

It’s mid-August and while I’m glad I no longer have children in school, there is a part of me that misses the craziness of back-to-school happenings this time of the year. I looked forward to getting back into a structured schedule after having feral children for most of the summer. Their typical schedule was: sleep in, eat, play, nap, eat, […]

4-Hers attend Commissioners’ Court

Leon Zabava | Pleasanton Express Pictured with commissioners Lonnie Gillespie, William “Bill” Torans, Judge Bob Hurley, Freddie Ogden and Bill Carroll are 4-H members (l to r) Stayton Hagen, Chloe Nieschwitz, Holden Hagen, Kendall Hagen, Kenley Everett, Caitlyn Nieschwitz, Derek Sharmann, Ethan Ayala, Katerina Ables, Ely Rankin, Taylor Fojtik, Dru Benavides, Food and Consumer Science Agent, Michelle Pfeil, 4-H Assistant.  […]

Back To School Bash

Karina Ortiz and Rudy Garcia (in the foreground) volunteer at the 4th annual Back to School Bash and school supply drive on Aug. 6. The event is sponsored by New Beginnings Baptist Church in Pleasanton and is made possible through the assistance of many volunteers, businesses and individuals who donate. See related story in the Living section of the e-Edition. […]

Denise Garcia Van Wyngaardt named 2016 Brava Award winner

Denise Garcia Van Wyngaardt, President and CEO of Indigo IT, was recently recognized as a winner of Washington SmartCEO’s 2016 Brava Award. The Brava Awards celebrate the distinguished achievements of 40 of Greater Washington’s top women business leaders. Van Wyngaardt is the daughter of Lupe and Janie Garcia of Poteet and a 1993 graduate of Poteet High School. Her grandparents, […]


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