Local youth take mission trip to the Bahamas


                        Fifteen senior high youth along with their Pastor, youth coordinator and five adult sponsors from the First United Methodist Church of Pleasanton left on Sunday, July 23, on their mission trip to Grand Bahama in the Bahamas. The Mission Team’s calling was to help with the restoration of […]

cbc student receives scholarship

Dania Rabago received a $250 scholarship from Great Clips. Pictured left to right are: Stephanie Solano, Dorria Fox, Dania Rabago, Sylvia Martinez and Cindy Newton. Rabago is a 2017 graduate of Pleasanton High School. She started attending CBC last year, during her high school career.

Rowinsky earns degree from A&M

Kianne Rowinsky was among those graduates receiving their degrees during commencement ceremonies at Texas A&M- College Station. The graduation was held Friday, Aug. 11. A 2014 graduate of Pleasanton High School, Kianne is the daughter of Roger and Brenda Rowinsky. Her grandparents are the late Frank and Darlene Rowinsky, and the late Calvin and Tillie Gulley. During her college years, […]

AFCC anti-bullying rally

  Pleasanton Express photos by Erika Vela The Atascosa Family Crisis Center hosted the Anti-Bullying Rally on Friday, Aug. 4.

Reyes to launch book ‘Texas First: Prayer’


    So often the world dismisses the influence a child’s upbringing has on their later years. In fact, those early years often set the foundation for the values one holds throughout life. Jourdanton native Ricky D. Reyes took those life lessons and traditions passed down generation after generation and incorporated them into his book, “Texas First: Prayer- The Four […]

Dance to Billy Mata at HeartStrings for Hope

FREE Fundraiser benefits CASA, Family Crisis Center

  The Atascosa Family Crisis Center and CASA of South Texas are excited to present their 2nd annual HeartStrings for Hope. The event is being held September 16 at Strawberry Pines and starts at 5 p.m. Tickets are on sale now through September 1st, must be purchased in advance and can be purchased online at www.casasouthtx.org/donate or at The Good […]

local support group meetings


•Poteet Group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 400 Tank Hollow Rd. each Sunday at 6 p.m. Those with questions may call 210-430-7966. •Pleasanton Ohio Street Group Alcoholics Anonymous meets on Mondays at 5:45 p.m., Tuesdays at 5:45 p.m., Thursdays at 8:15 p.m. and Saturdays at 10 a.m. at 914 Ohio St. in Pleasanton. Have questions? Call or text: Melinda at […]

Free, reduced-price meals at Charlotte ISD

Charlotte ISD offers healthy meals every school day. Breakfast cost is free. Lunch costs are: $2 at elementary; $2.25 at middle school and high school. Your children may qualify for free meals or reduced-price meals. Reduced-price is free for breakfast and 40 cents for lunch. On Aug. 21, the district began distributing letters to the households of the children in […]

GriefShare at Cowboy Fellowship

Cowboy Fellowship will start their GriefShare program at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 10. The 13-week seminar will take place upstairs at Cowboy Fellowship. Please note that pre-registration is required. GriefShare is a special weekly support group for people grieving the death of someone close. It’s a place where you can be around people who understand how you feel and […]

New CASA volunteers

Judge Melissa DeGerolami swore in three new CASA volunteers in August for Atascosa County. Pictured in the photo at left are: Debbie Longan, Judge De Gerolami, Brandie Calhoun Frederick and Francie Gasch (CASA Supervisor). Pictured in the photo at right are: Lora Incardona and Judge De Gerolami.