Community mourns loss of Dan Nick


Sue Brown Editor Family, friends and aquaintances are mourning the sudden loss of Dan Nick. The former Jourdanton city manager, passed away last Thursday, January 25. He served in that capacity for 18 years until his retirement in 2016. Nick was instrumental in many of the improvements the City of Jourdanton accomplished under his guidance. His obituary may be seen […]

Uncertainty remains as new districts to be revealed Thursday


The speculation is almost over. The University Interscholastic League will release its biennial realignment at 9 a.m. Thursday, and high school coaches and fans will finally know the fate of their teams’ districts for the next two years. Since the conference cutoff numbers were released in early December, prognosticators and coaches alike have been attempting to forecast what many would […]

Jourdanton prevails in 2-hour showdown

FREE Squaws win features 60 fouls, 82 free throws

JOURDANTON—It was far from the prettiest—or shortest—game, but the Squaws will take it. The Jourdanton girls basketball team overcame a sloppy performance and slow first half to outlast San Antonio Cole 46-42 in a two-hour slugfest Friday that included 60 fouls and 82 free-throw attempts. The Squaws (6-3 district) won despite 48 turnovers, in part because of the Lady Cougars’ […]

No. 2 SA Cole powers past Jourdanton


JOURDANTON—The San Antonio Cole boys basketball team showed Friday night why it is ranked No. 2 in the state. And while Jourdanton kept it close early—leading 20-18 in the second quarter—the Cougars proved to have too much firepower. Using a combination of quickness and 3-point shooting, Cole used a 21-5 run to close the half on the way to a […]

AFCC Rummage Sale set for Feb. 3


Don’t miss out on the Atascosa Family Crisis Center Rummage Sale on Saturday, Feb. 3. The event is set for 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. at 201 N. Main St. in Pleasanton (corner of Main and Hunt Street, the old Crosspoint Fellowship). Please come by, rain or shine, and see what great deals you can find on furniture, household items, clothing, […]

Teen Dating Violence: know the signs, how to help and spread awareness


Often times we don’t hear or see the silent cries for help from teenagers, and that can affect them in major ways in the short and long term. What any parent wants more than anything is to be able to protect their child from anyone that may harm or be harmed. That is why it is important to be informed […]

Strawberry City Show-N-Shine car show


Bring out your hot rod, classic car or motorcycle to the Strawberry City Show-N-Shine on Friday, Feb. 2. This free event is scheduled to start at 6 p.m. at the Poteet Strawberry Festival grounds on Highway 16. Join them for food and music in a family-friendly atmosphere. Poteet Music Pavillion Grill will be making the food and they have an […]

2018-2019 Cowboy Homecoming Court


Pleasanton Express photo by Sue Brown The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce announced the girls elected to the 2018-2019 Cowboy Homecoming Court. Left to right are twins Aubrey and Amber Guerra, Perri Alexander, Bobbie Rice, Bailey Lopez and Megan Huizar. The crowning of the queen will be held Friday, March 9 prior to the dance with The Hill Brothers performing. Make […]

Pleasanton BPA advances to state


Business Professionals of America (BPA), Pleasanton High School Chapter, had a great showing at Regional contest on Jan. 20 at Medina Valley High School. Thirteen students qualified for State competition in individual and team events. Before awards were distributed, Delanee Olivarri was installed as the new Regional President for Area 2 Region 2. As a Regional Officer, she will serve […]

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