Patricia Hunt

  Patricia Hunt Patricia was one of five children. The great depression and poverty had spread across Europe and to the Chandler family. Out of necessity, she moved to Paris to live with her  Aunt Helen Chandler. Within a few years, Europe became embroiled in the second World War. Patricia Chandler  was just 16 years old when the Germans took […]

Texas legislators fail … again

As the Texas Legislature rolls out yet another way to rate our public schools, what are they really trying to accomplish? Is it a system that will truly hold our schools accountable? Or is it a way that they can understand? Lumping all districts into a five-letter grading system of A-F has many arguing that the “wealthy” schools will always […]

Pleasanton and Poteet powerlifters compete

Sarah Pace | Pleasanton Express Powerlifters from Pleasanton and Poteet competed in the Brooks Academy meet held at the Palo Alto College on Saturday, January 14.   

Thomas Burrows

  Thomas Burrows Thomas Edward (Eddie) Burrows was born November 20, 1929, in San Antonio to Katherine Kempen Burrows and Thomas Edward Burrows. He grew up in South San, one of five boys who loved baseball. Eddie attended the University of Texas at Austin where he played on the NCAA National Championship team in 1949 and 1950. Graduating with a […]

Sylvia Flores

  Sylvia Flores Sylvia Serrata Flores, age 59, of Charlotte passed away at her home on January 10, 2017.  She was born October 3, 1957.  She is preceded in death by her parents, Juan Serrata, Cometila Garcia Serrata and daughter Lee Ashley Flores and sister Amanda Serrata.   She is survived by her husband Enrique T. Bosquez and children Raymond […]

Sara Pimentel

  Sara Pimentel Sara Pimentel of Poteet passed away, Monday, January 9, 2017 at the age of 92.  She was born in Poteet to Jose and Josephina Andrada on June 14, 1924.    Sara is survived by her brother, Jose Andrada and numerous nieces and nephews.  She is preceded in death by her husband, Alejo Pimentel; parents, Jose and Josephina […]

Bobby Joe Hasette

  Bobby Joe Hasette Bobby Joe Hasette of Charlotte, passed away Thursday, January 12, 2017 at the age of 36.   He was born in Jourdanton on October 10, 1980 to Carlos, Sr. and Mary Helen (Juarez) Hasette.  He is survived by his parents, Carlos, Sr. and Mary Hasette; son, Kody Wyatt Hasette; wife, Mira (Pulido) Hasette; brothers, Able Bermea and […]

Robert Burns III

  Robert Burns III  Robert Brookfield Burns III passed away at the age of 63 at his home in Jourdanton on Thursday January 5, 2017 from complications related to heart failure.  He is survived by his two adult children, Byron Burns of Austin and Tracy Burns of Los Angeles, California along with his granddaughter Mia Love Oliver of Los Angeles, […]

Carol Rosson

Carol Rosson A memorial service will be held for Carol Rosson, a long-time Pleasanton resident and retired school teacher on Tuesday, January 24 at Community Bible Chapel. The service will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the sanctuary. The public is welcome.  

Dominga Ximenez

  Dominga Ximenez Dominga Ximenez, age 90, of San Antonio, passed away at her residence Friday, January 13, 2017.  She is survived by her sons, Ovencio Ximenez, Jr. and wife Dora, Roy Ximenez, Mark Ximenez and wife Lori and Henry Ximenez and wife La Fonda all of San Antonio, and daughter, Rosemary Guerra of San Antonio. Dominga is also survived […]