Ramon Hernandez

Ramon Hernandez Ramon A. Hernandez of Poteet, passed away Friday, January 5, 2018 at the age of 77.  He was born in Jourdanton to Jesus and Gonzala (Arredondo) Hernandez on December 27, 1940. Ramon is survived by his loving wife, Isabella Benevidez-Hernandez of Poteet; children, Albert Hernandez and wife Joyce of Pleasanton, Gloria Diaz of Pleasanton, Betty Coronado and husband […]

Isabel Gallegos

Isabel Solis Gallegos, age 88,  passed away on Monday, January 8, 2018 in San Antonio. Isabel was born in Charlotte on September 20, 1929 to Frank and Catarina Casarez Solis. Isabel is survived by her sons Esiquio Gallegos Jr. and wife Melinda of La Costa, Reyes Gallegos and wife Mary of Pleasanton,  Benny Gallegos of Jourdanton, Ralph Gallegos of San […]

Santa visits city staff


Following the awards presentation at the City of Pleasanton Awards Luncheon on Dec. 8, city staff enjoyed a visit from Santa Claus. Pleasanton Express photos by Lisa Luna

Pleasanton football

All-district selections led by 6 superlatives

Five players and a coach from Atascosa County schools received superlatives from their respective leagues in the football all-district selections for the 2017 season. Pleasanton brought home four District 15-4A Division I awards, including Offensive Player of the Year, which went to junior quarterback Johnny Zamora. Eagles senior Isaac Mendiola was the district’s Utility Player of the Year along with […]

Lady Eagles kick off season with tournament title

The Pleasanton girls soccer team is on a roll to start the 2018 season. The Lady Eagles dominated the competition at their home tournament Friday and Saturday, walking away with the championship after a 4-1 win over district foe La Vernia. In all, Pleasanton outscored its opponents 14-2 over three matches. It was a strong start for the Lady Eagles, […]

Squaws improve to 3-1 in district

The Jourdanton girls basketball team won a pair of district games last week. With the wins, the Squaws improved their district record to 3-1. Jourdanton opened the week with a 45-34 win over San Antonio Cole on the road Jan. 2. Laney Korus led the way with 11 points and 10 rebounds for the Squaws. Savannah Bronstad added 10 points […]

Beeville uses 18-0 run to top Lady Eagles

Lady Trojans pull away in 2nd quarter to take district opener

PLEASANTON—It would have been hard to ask for a better start from the Pleasanton girls basketball team in its district opener Friday night against Beeville. The Lady Eagles did everything right—defending the Lady Trojans’ top player and hitting 3-point shots—to race out to a 10-point lead early in the second quarter. And then things took a turn in favor of […]

Eagles win 7th consecutive game

The Pleasanton boys basketball team closed non-district play on a serious roll. With the Eagles’ 54-53 road victory over Bandera on Monday night, Pleasanton extended its winning streak to seven games. The Eagles have now won 11 of their last 12. Santiago Arguijo led Pleasanton with 14 points against Bandera, which held a two-point lead at the halftime break. The […]

Daniel Plan at FBC Pleasanton Begins Monday

First Baptist Church of Pleasanton will host Rick Warren’s Daniel Plan: 40 days to a Healthier Life this month. Class will run Jan. 14- Feb. 18, from 4:30-6 p.m. and will cover the entire book. FBC extends an invitation to anyone interested in making an effort to boost their energy and increase their health!   There is no obligation to […]

Free Movie Night Jan. 12 in Poteet

Atascosa Family Crisis Center is teaming up with the City of Poteet, Poteet Police Department, Poteet Friends of the Library and local churches in the Poteet area for a FREE Movie Night on Friday, Jan. 12. The event will take place at Poteet Canyon Park from 5-9 p.m. It will feature a free screening of the movie “Facing the Giants,” as […]

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