Squaws remain unbeaten in district play


The Jourdanton softball team is still undefeated in district. The Squaws took an 8-7, extra-inning decision over state-ranked Karnes City on Thursday at home. Jourdanton got the walk-off win on an Allie Touchstone double to right field in the eighth inning. The Squaws had to fight off a Lady Badgers rally to extend the game. Karnes City, which trailed 5-0 […]

Add Pleasanton Express on Snapchat


We are now on Snapchat! Add us to check out updates on local news, events and HS games! Our username is PExpress1909!

April 6 Deadline to Order Special Olympics T-shirts


If you would like to donate to the Special Olympics Track Meet set for Friday, May 4, please contact the Atascosa McMullen Co-op at 830-569-1355 and ask for Michelle Gonzales, ext. 3027.   This year’s T-shirt design is promoting #spreadkindnessforMandT, the non-profit organization in memory of Madison and Tanner McCleary. Threads will be making the T-shirts and part of the […]

Free Parenting Class


Starting on April 5, Crosspoint Fellowship will be sponsoring parenting classes. The curriculum is: Making Children Mind Without Losing Yours by Dr. Kevin Leman. Classes will be held each Thursday from 5-6 p.m. It is an eight-week course. You may join at any time. A new class begins every eight weeks. Please bring a photo ID. The class will be […]

Taste of the Band


The annual Pleasanton High School Taste of Band dinner and auction is Saturday, April 7 from 5-7 p.m. The event will take place at the PHS Cafeteria. Each section will choose a theme and prepare food to go along with their theme. Come “Taste” what the students will cook up.  They are also in need of donations for the silent […]

Boots, Birds & Birdies 2018


Boots, Birds & Birdies 2018 is a two-day event that starts Friday, April 6 at Strawberry Pines in Poteet to benefit the Boot Campaign. At Boot Campaign, we proudly serve our country by providing life-improving programs for veterans and military families nationwide to bridge the divide between military life and civilian life.  The schedule includes a Friday Night Military Appreciation […]

Justice for Ariel – Perez found guilty


Lisa Luna  Staff Writer The family of Ariel Fernandez found some justice on Thursday, March 29 after an Atascosa County jury convicted Ariel’s then boyfriend, Joe Anthony Perez, in the December 2015 fatal stabbing, as well as the stabbing of Ariel’s brother, Richard Luebano. The Honorable Judge Phillip Kazan then sentenced Perez to 35 years in prison for Ariel’s death, […]

Berry, Berry Good

Seven month old, Olivia Briseño taste tests the 4G Reyes Farm berries in preparation for the upcoming  71st Annual Poteet Strawberry Festival on April 13-15. She is a 6th generation Reyes and the daughter of Nicole and Travis James Briseño of Rossville. Courtesy Photo

High speed chase ends in Jourdanton


On Thursday, March 28th, Deputy Sheriff John McRae observed a utility bed truck run through a stop sign on Pulliam entering onto FM 3350, just west of Pleasanton. Deputy McRae attempted to stop the 1999 Chevrolet and it turned left and went through a fence alongside FM 3350. The truck drove through a pasture before driving through a high game-proof […]

Commissioners add to jail project – more bunks


LEON ZABAVA STAFF REPORTER After consulting with Wayne Gondeck, with DRG Architects, Atascosa County Commissioners’ Court decided to advance a stage of the jail extension project. Sheriff David Soward said, “What we approved at Commissioners’ Court was the final presentation and guaranteed pricing of the jail addition that will be starting soon.” Sheriff Soward mentioned that the Commissioners had two […]

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