Gold and Pink Out

Looking around our communities the past couple of months, there have been efforts to wear colors in support of finding cures and honoring those with childhood and breast cancer. September was Childhood Cancer Awareness Month with a Gold Out promotion. This month is Pink Out for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Gold Out promotion was delayed at the Pleasanton Schools. […]

Atascosa County Fire Marshal Todd Perna

Atascosa County Fire Marshal Todd Perna assumed his position a few years back. Here’s an update from Perna. Perna said, “I accepted the position in December of 2013, to be the new Atascosa County Fire Marshal/Emergency Management Coordinator. After my first year, I had David Prasifka as my Assistant Emergency Manager, finding that both positions were very demanding and after […]

Anti-Bully Rally at the Pleasanton River Park Oct. 19

Join the anti-bullying movement Wednesday, October 19, 7:00 p.m. at the Atascosa River Park in Pleasanton. The Atascosa Crisis Center is hosting this informational event to educate and raise awareness of bullying prevention. Pleasanton ISD Resource Officer Willie Galloway, Jourdanton ISD Resource Officer Michael Gilbert and Donovan R. Garcia, Sr., professional photojournalist will be the speakers.  “Bullying is a learned […]

Bulky trash pick up begins Nov. 7

The city appreciates the cooperation of our residents in making Pleasanton beautiful and reminds everyone that:  1. Piles shall not be place at curbside more than two weeks prior to the pick-up dates as stated below. 2. No more than 10 cubic yards piles per Residential Unit; residents shall/may be subject to charges over 10 cubic yards (Length x Width […]

Eagles’ kindness reaches Longview

Every now and then the Pleasanton Express features an act of kindness that takes place in our community. Recently, a special act of kindness extended beyond our local community all the way to Longview, TX. Chad Parr, 31, was the recipient of a special surprise from the Pleasanton Eagles football team. “He’s always been a fan of sports,” said Parr’s […]

Beverly Anzaldua

Beverly Jane Peoples Anzaldua, 57 was called home Friday night, October 7, 2016 after an extremely difficult struggle with diabetes and its many undefeatable phases since childhood.  She suffered many heart attacks, due to complications with collapsed veins that led to her death.   She was born February 26, 1959 in San Antonio, Texas to Iona Peoples and the late […]

Juanita Watts

Juanita Watts, age 97, of Charlotte, passed away at her residence Friday, October 7, 2016.  Juanita was born Tuesday, July 1, 1919 in Cleburne to Willie “Waco” Taplin and Una Orvella Davis. She is survived by her daughter, Marilyn Watts of Charlotte; son, John Watts of Horseshoe Bay; grandchildren, Johna Lowe, Cindy Clayton, Brett Watts, and Scott Watts, and ten […]

Ricardo Garcia

Ricardo Garcia, 63, passed away October 4, 2016.  He was born in Poteet to Ignacio E. and Matilda (Luna) Garcia.   Ricardo loved reading. He read anything from National Geographic to comic books.  He also liked to search for arrowheads and gardening.  Ricardo loved to plant and take care of fruit and pecan trees.  He is survived by his brother […]

Maria Garcia

Maria De Leon Garcia of Pleasanton, passed away Thursday, October 6, 2016 at the age of 90.  She was born in Gonzales to Adolfo and Felipa De Leon on July 9, 1926.  Maria is survived by her daughters, Santos Garcia of Pleasanton, Adela Garza and husband Hank of Houma, Louisiana, Soyla Gonzales and husband Refugio of Madisonville, Louisiana and Gloria […]

Beverly West

Beverly Arlene West of Von Ormy, passed away Friday, September 30, 2016 at the age of 62.  She was born in San Antonio on July 6, 1954 to Jesse Merle and Ruby Marie (Crawford) West.  Beverly was one of fifteen siblings.  She loved to play Yahtzee and do crossword puzzles, as well as watching soap operas and shelling pecans.  Beverly […]


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