Poteet Pep-Rally – 10/27/2017

2017 Poteet Trunk or Treat

JISD Spanish Club spreads kindness


What happened to civility?

As a child of Baby Boomer parents there are some things that were instilled in my brother, my sister and myself from a young age.  We opened the door for ladies or our elders, we didn’t wear a hat at the dinner table and we stood up to shake hands with someone. At some point in the last couple of […]

Chief Priest’s Weekly Update

If you’re interested in what we have been up to this past week here is the inside scoop. Our officers responded to 37 calls for service and issued 54 traffic citations (25 of those were for speeding). Monday was the “big day” for arrests; would you believe we booked 5 people into the Atascosa Co. Jail? Three of them were […]

Good luck, Erika

One of our employees will be leaving us this week. Erika Vela, our Social Media Manager and Special Assignments Editor has accepted another position with the Fredericksburg Standard Radio Post. This will be her last newspaper with us, but by no means her last newspaper. Erika came to us a little over two years ago. In her words, she had […]

Operation Lifesaver conducted in Pleasanton

Erika Vela | Pleasanton Express
Law enforcement officers with the Pleasanton PD, Texas Department of Public Safety and Union Pacific Railroad took part in a train safety enforcement operation on Wednesday, Oct. 25. From left to right are: Lt. Louis Tudyk, Union Pacific Railroad Police; Officer Justin Granado, Pleasanton PD; Officer Ricardo Olveda, Pleasanton PD; Elsie Guerra, Pleasanton J.P.; Officer Jessi Chia, Pleasanton PD; Sgt. David Jimenez, Pleasanton PD; Trooper Joseph Lopez; Trooper Nicholas Wingate; Trooper Tony Ramos; Officer Armando Rodriguez, Pleasanton PD; Lt. Ernest Guerra, Pleasanton PD; Cpl. Kyle Harriman, TXDPS; Alfredo Rodriguez, Union Pacific Railroad Police.

¡Adios, Atascosa!

A few years ago, I began a life transformation. I was on this determined path to do what I love, build a new life and reinvent myself. My road eventually led me here to Atascosa County, a place I’ve grown to love. I made it a mission to pursue my passion: helping others in the best way I know how, […]

Rep. Guillen meets with Alanna Heights residents

In May, the Pleasanton Express first wrote about the residents of the Alanna Heights subdivision north of Poteet, and their battle with the Stillman frac sand mine behind them. In that story, the Larry Myers family, Lance Biddle family and Ynes Vasquez shared how negatively the mine has impacted their lives. The residents in the subdivision face constant dust, noise […]

Atascosa County Judge’s Report

When we are finished with the present election, we will be scheduling a meeting of the county election board.  The county election board controls management of voting systems and ballots as well as personnel for the elections. We must make decisions for the next election.  I also plan to have the representative from ESS Voting Machines there to make a […]

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