High School Football begins

With the regular season underway, the Pleasanton Express is your best source for high school football teams in Atascosa County. Follow throughout the season as we provide scores and stats for Pleasanton, Jourdanton, Poteet and Charlotte.

Pinning ceremony for CBC nursing grads


Pleasanton Express photos by Lisa Luna New graduates of the Coastal Bend College Vocational Nursing Program were honored at a pinning and candle lighting ceremony on Aug. 16. The class of 20 gathered with their families, friends, CBC staff and administration at the Pleasanton Civic Center. Vocational NursingProgram Interim Director Loana Hernandez welcomed everyone and Amador Ramirez gave the benediction. […]

Atascosa County helps in Hurricane Harvey Relief

Hurricane Harvey has devastated parts of Texas. Helpers have become heroes as donations pour in and first responder and regular everyday people offer victims shelter and safety from the storm. Please read the Pleasanton Express for stories of local heroes as well as to find out how you can help in the Hurrican Harvey relief efforts.

School Starts

Area schools are now in full swing with Jourdanton and Charlotte opening last week and Pleasanton and Poteet opening on Tuesday. Watch out for increased traffic and for children walking to and from the different campuses.

Jourdanton Police Department sets up in Port Aransas

Jourdanton Police Department set up in Port Aransas

As our local peace officers get set up in Port Aransas, requests on where to donate continue to roll in. As of now Port A has no organized ability to accept donations. That will change in the coming days as more assets arrive, but resources are spread all over Texas this week. Port A will need help for many months […]

Atascosa County Sheriff announces Operation Gulf Rescue

Atascosa County Sheriff David Soward announced this morning that OPERATION GULF RESCUE is in full swing with the deployment of two Atascosa County sheriff’s deputies who are arriving in Port Aransas early this morning. The deputies will join forces with Jourdanton PD Officers Eric Kaiser and David Presley who arrived in Port Aransas yesterday with much needed supplies. The officers […]