Rose Mary Haynes


Rose Mary Franklin Haynes, 97, passed away on Friday, December 22, 2017 in Floresville, Texas. Rose Mary was born in Jourdanton, Texas on Friday, December 3, 1920 to Tom Franklin and Mary Burmeister Franklin. She started school at the San Miguel School in Cross, then moved to Pleasanton to go to high school. Rose Mary graduated from Pleasanton High School […]

Helen Forehand


Helen Carroll Forehand 95, passed away Monday, December 25, 2017 in Jourdanton, Texas.  She was born in San Antonio, Texas to J. W. and Connie (Mayfield) Carroll. She is preceded in death by her husband, Matt Forehand; parents, J. W. and Connie (Mayfield) Carroll; sisters, Ruth Stapleton and Johnnie Harlan and brothers, Jack and James Carroll. She is survived by […]

Vicenta Lopez


Vicenta Lopez 78, of Pleasanton, Texas passed away Saturday, December 23, 2017.  She was born in Harlingen, Texas to Jose and Felicita (Duran) Lopez. She is survived by her sister Florencia Lopez Esparza; her nephew Ricardo Lopez Esparza of Pleasanton, Texas, her niece Nora Raymond of Aransas Pass, Texas.  Vicenta is also survived by great nephews Chris Aguirre of Aransas […]

Chester Burdett


Chester Lee Burdett passed away peacefully on December 25, 2017, in San Antonio. Chester was born on April 22, 1932, in La Pryor, Texas. He worked his family’s land from the time he was old enough to sit a horse until age 17, when he left home to drive a cattle truck cross-country. Four years later, at age 21, Chester […]

Arlene Seay


Arlene Catharine Slomchinski Seay, age 78, went to be with the Lord on Christmas Eve, 2017, surrounded by her family. Born on New Year’s Day, 1939 in Poteet, Texas, Arlene was the first of six children of Philomena Stanush and Wallace Adolph Slomchinski. She graduated from Pleasanton High School in 1957, where she was an active member of the cheerleading […]

City Offices Close for New Year Holiday

Local city halls will be closing for the New Year Holiday. The list is as follows: Pleasanton City Hall: Jan. 1 Jourdanton City Hall: Jan. 1 Poteet City Hall: Jan. 1 Charlotte City Hall: Jan. 1 & 2 McMullen Co. Courthouse: Jan. 1 Pleasanton Express: Jan.1 The Pleasanton Express has extended its deadlines to noon on Tuesday, Jan. 2 due […]

Ring in 2018 with “The System”

Surely you remember this futuristic logo and great covers of popular bands? That’s right, Gary and Robin Sutton have recently reunited The System and have been playing around the area once again. Relive the memories of 80s music with them at Cestohowa Hall on New Year’s Eve. The show starts at 7 p.m. with special guest The Matt Kitchen Band. […]

City of Lytle Scam Alert

Richey Priest, Lytley Chief of Police, has announced that some scammers have been calling local businesses with the city hall’s phone number showing up on caller ID. The caller states that their utility bill is past due, possibly in attempt to get payment over the phone. Chief Priest urges residents that if they get a call from any City of […]

Family Movies at the Library Dec. 29

The Pleasanton Public Library will be having a Family Movie Day on Dec. 29 with a double feature. Mickey’s Once Upon A Christmas and Twice Upon A Christmas will begin at 10 a.m. Refreshments will be available and everyone is welcomed to attend.