Memorial Day vigil held

FREE VFW Post #12162 honors veterans

Rebecca Pesqueda Staff Writer Memorial Day is celebrated in a number of ways by families and local organizations, but sometimes the way it is celebrated shows the honor and sacrifice people are willing to go through to remember our veterans of past and present. In honor of those soldiers who did not return home, have served and are currently serving, […]

Appraisal Board hears complaints on tax bills, prepares for appeals


Christelle Troell Staff Writer The Atascosa Appraisal District board of directors heard an earful of complaints from citizens on May 17, regarding the recent property tax bills just delivered in the mail which represented a large increase in taxes on properties. After Chairman Arthur Troell called the meeting to order, public comments were first on the agenda. Eight land owners […]

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Jourdanton seniors graduate


Jourdanton High School senior Haley Cruz smiles proudly while marching in the processional, during graduation ceremonies held on Friday, May 25 at Indian Stadium. Behind her is Cyle De Los Santos. Photo by Joe David Cordova/Pleasanton Express

Remembering our veterans

FREE PFC Juan Calvillo

Rebecca Pesqueda Staff Writer Memorial Day is a day to honor and remember our fallen soldiers and the sacrifice they made alongside their families. There are various veterans, past and present, not many people know about who sacrificed a lot for our freedom. Some left and never came back, others left and came home to loved ones but are no […]

Ohio woman killed in crash


On Saturday, May 26 at approximately 3:46 p.m., Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers responded to a fatal crash in Atascosa County. According to DPS spokesman Sgt. Deon Cockrell, for unknown reasons, the 2013 Kia Sorento traveling southbound on IH-37 near mile post 115  traveled off the right edge of the roadway impacting a tree with the front left portion […]