Underbrink uses roping skills in hometown, too

FREE Wins at Junior NFR in Las Vegas

Rebecca Pesqueda Staff Writer Humble. That was the word used to describe Pleasanton High School junior Fisher Underbrink by Sandra McAda, one of the sponsors of the FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes) at PHS in which Underbrink is president. “He is definitely a leader, never afraid to lead or pray in front of a crowd,” McAda said. On Dec. 14-16, […]

Atascosa County Livestock Show begins Jan. 15


Area youth are busy working on their projects to be judged at the Atascosa County Livestock Show. The show will be held January 15-20, with the auction set for Saturday at noon. The parade of champions will be presented before the auction, starting at 10 a.m. Buyers may sign up early by completing the forms that are available on their […]

Classifieds 12-27-17

Meriam Kelley

 MERIAM KELLEY  Meriam Alma Wier Kelley of Jourdanton, after several years of waging a courageous battle with Alzheimers, passed quietly into God’s total grace and serenity on Friday, January 22, 2017. She was preceded in death by her beloved mother Myrtie Merill Wier, her father JC Wier, her husband James, sons Doctor Dan Kelley and Doctor Rick Kelley, daughter-in-law Cherry […]

Another year has passed and we couldn’t have done it without you all


With each passing year here at the Express, I marvel at what we do each week. We strive each week to bring you the best we can – news and sports coverage, eye-catching ads and being involved in our community. Our staff is the best and I’d like to acknowledge them all. At the helm of the Pleasanton Express are […]

My first New Year, January 1, 1942


Of course, I don’t remember it. I was only about eight months old and my priorities were age appropriate: Feed me, change me, let me sleep, don’t bug me. You know. What babies do. I didn’t read or listen to the radio (no television back then) and my mom and dad were pretty much my world. If only I had […]

Atascosa County Judge Bob Hurley


Last Wednesday I went to a meeting in Campbellton to inform the local county residents about the new animal control for Atascosa County that should be open by the end of March.  Lt. Henry Dominquez held the meeting and Commissioner Carroll and I attended. The Campbellton area folks are some of the nicest around.  They were great to be with. […]

Chester Ridge

 CHESTER RIDGE  Chester Leroy Ridge, age 85, of Pleasanton, passed away Wednesday, December 20, 2017 in Pleasanton. He is survived by his wife, Martha Ridge of Pleasanton; sons, Clifford Ridge and wife Sarah of San Antonio and Roy Ridge and wife Barbara of Pleasanton; daughters, Rhonda Bell and husband Jeff and Tina Pohlmeyer all of Corpus Christi, nine grandchildren; eight […]

E-edition 12-27-2017

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Kathleen Rogers

 KATHLEEN ROGERS  Kathleen Elizabeth Rogers went to be with the Lord December 19, 2017 at the age of 66. She was born January 12, 1951 in Pleasanton, Texas to the late Thomas Paschal and Ethel Akers. She is survived by her loving husband Jerry Rogers sons- Jerry Duane Rogers, Jr. (Roxanne), Brian Wade Rogers, Brandon Ray Rogers (Jessica); brothers- Wayne […]

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