Road trip reveals a bit of history

Don’t you love road trips to places you’ve never been? And then, when you find out about a tidbit of historical information … it is even better! I had the chance to drive some small Texas roads this past weekend while heading to our Texas Press Association conference held in Conroe. The scenery was really pretty with rolling hills and […]

Fourth of July Celebrations in Jourdanton, Cotulla

You won’t have to travel far to celebrate the Fourth of July in style, as both Jourdanton and Cotulla will hold events marking America’s independence. On Wednesday, July 4, the Jourdanton Chamber of Commerce will sponsor the 15th annual American Pride Day. Bring the family along to the Jourdanton City Park, 1901 Campbell Ave., from 6 to 10 p.m. Admission […]

Charlotte council discusses library, Christmas event

The Charlotte City Council is in the works of improving its community by bringing plenty of new fun and exciting things for its residents. During their regular meeting on June 14, various items were discussed in regards to said improvement including the new city website so close to completion and publication along with fixing the roofing of city offices and […]


Gordon retires as City of Jourdanton tax attorney, welcomes in Rocha

At the regular meeting of the Jourdanton City Council on June 18, City Secretary Debbie Molina presented Lee Gordon, who has served as their tax attorney for many years, a plaque of appreciation. Gordon is retiring from his position at the law firm, as well. Molina said that she has learned a lot from him and will miss working with […]

Jourdanton council moves to hire Schulz as city manager

Goetzel votes against

Before voting on hiring the new City Manager during the Jourdanton City Council meeting on June 18, councilman Chester Gonzales expressed his gratitude for all those that applied, saying that it was a very tough decision, but he was excited to work with the new manager. Karen Pesek added that there were very qualified applicants and she was surprised how […]

Be a fan of the elderly

Donate today to the Salvation Army’s Fan Drive

Patti Arrington, wife of Pleasanton First United Methodist Church Pastor Johnny Arrington, stopped by the Pleasanton Express to drop off six box fans for the Salvation Army’s “Fans for the Elderly” outreach. Mrs. Arrington stated that she read about the fan drive in the Pleasanton Express and it touched her heart because not too long ago she remembered a power […]

City Council Meeting Reports Inside

Please see inside Section A for reports on Jourdanton City Council regarding the hiring of a new city manager and Charlotte City Council reports on the library.

Kid Fish in the Park

Thursday, June 28

Pleasanton Parks & Rec will host Kid Fish, Thursday, June 28 at 9 a.m. at the Pleasanton River Park. Tents will be set up by the volleyball courts where small fishing demonstrations will take place. Ten loaner fishing poles and bait will be provided while supplies last. Snacks will also be served. The Pleasanton Express will donate a child’s fishing […]

Out and About

“Mondays at the Movies” Weekly events will continue at the Pleasanton Civic Center from now until August 20 at 10 a.m. “Teen Fridays” will be held from now until August 24, at 3 p.m. Before the movie on Fridays, money management modules for the teens will be presented. For details call the library at 830-569-5901. Library hours are Monday through […]