Garage Sale Extravaganza


This weekend is Garage Sale Extravaganza! Go check out these garage sales in Pleasanton, Jourdanton, Poteet and Leming. Have fun shopping!

Public Notice Correction – Notice of Proposed Atascosa County Elected Officers Salary Increases for 2019


Noel Wilkerson Holmes Publisher The Pleasanton Express published an incorrect Notice of Proposed Atascosa County Elected Officers Salary Increases for 2019 in the 8.15.18 issue. The following is the corrected version. This notice is required by LGC 152.01. The corrected version will also be published in the Pleasanton Express 8.22.18 issue. We apologize for this error made on our part. […]

Commissioner’s Court approve telecommunications audit and electrical provider contract

Commissioner’s Court approved vendor Spyglass to analyze the county’s telecommunications service accounts to seek cost recovery, service elimination and cost reduction recommendations. The commissioner’s authorized the County Judge to sign agreement on behalf of the county. “This will allow them to review our phone bills,” said Hurley. “The reason they are reviewing the county phone bills is to check for […]


Atascosa County EMS Director Edward Dugosh shows off the new ambulance the county purchased to add to the EMS fleet. From left are Atascosa County Judge Bob Hurley, Commissioner Mark Gillespie, Pct. 1; Commissioner Eliseo Perez, Pct. 3; Commissioner Bill Carroll, Pct. 4; EMS Director Edward Dugosh and Atascosa County Sheriff David Soward.

PISD Tax Ratification early voting continues

On July 10 the PISD board approved an ordinance to adopt the tax rate of $1.467209, which is the same as the current rate. They also approved the order for a Tax Ratification Election. What this means is that even though the overall rate will be the same to the taxpayers, the distribution of the tax monies will be different. […]


Pleasanton Young Farmer Darryl Ashley, center, receives the Ranch Bronc saddle donated by Sam Sotello of Sotello Electric (left) and Justin McCrary of Eliott Electric Supply. It will be awarded during the Pleasanton Young Farmers Cowboy of the Year Open Rodeo Festival this Fri. and Sat., Aug. 17-18. The rodeo will beging after the cowboys’ ceremonies on Friday at 7:30 […]

Election date set for Flores and Gallego Senate District 19 runoff

September 18 has been set by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott as the date of the special election runoff between, Pleasanton resident, Pete Flores, Republican and Pete Gallego, Democrat. Early voting begins September 10-14. The candidate elected will hold the seat until it expires in 2021. Just before Gov. Abbott sent out the proclamation calling for the Sept. 18 election, the […]

Out and About

Pleasanton Young Farmers Open Rodeo & Festival The Pleasanton Young Farmers will present their Cowboy of the Year Open Rodeo and Festival, Aug. 17-18 at the Atascosa County Show Barn Arena. Friday night’s festivities will include the Cowboy of the Year presentation at 7:30 p.m. followed by the Young Farmers Rodeo at 8 p.m. John Christopher Way will perform after […]

2018-08-15 E-Edition

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Dr. Matthew Mann, Superintendent of Pleasanton ISD, stands outside of the Central Office, 831 Stadium Drive, urging voters to turn out and vote in the PISD Tax Ratification Election. Early voting is now through Aug. 21 8 a.m. -5 p.m. The election, Saturday, Aug. 25, will decide whether the district can swap 13 cents from the I&S tax rate to […]

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