08-22-18 Garage Sale Extravaganza


Check out this week’s Garage Sale Extravaganza! You can also buy a copy of the Pleasanton Express to see what others are going on this weekend!  

Have an opinion?


As our columnist Warren Domke posed this week “Why we should read the opinion page?” – because you get all sides of a story from different viewpoints. The Pleasanton Express Opinion pages feature guest columns from Atascosa County residents and natives from the Pleasanton Mayor to the County Judge to the Atascosa County Republican and Democrat chairpersons.The content of each […]

Steven Jack “Buck” Turner 2018 South Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame


Steven Jack “Buck” Turner was inducted into the South Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame. He was nominated by a dear friend and former Cowboy of the Year, Roy Alonzo. His children shared a bit of information on their dad who passed away on December 14, 2016. His oldest daughter, Nacona, said that his wife was his number one joy with […]

Avant Burmeister “Meister” Coward 2017 South Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame


Avant Burmeister “Meister” Coward was inducted into the South Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame last year, but was recognized at the Young Farmers’ Rodeo on Friday, Aug. 17 with members of his family accepting the honor. His daughter, Nelda Coward Rentz, nominated him and her letter follows: I would like to nominate Avant Burmeister  “Meister” Coward for the South Texas Cowboy […]

8-22-18 Flashback

Flashbacks Madeleine Guajardo Staff Writer 10 years ago When 41-year old Victor Viesca beat a Cowboy Gallop 5K record in 2003, it was his first ever win in the event and it was certainly a highlight. Five years later, Viesca lit up the streets of Pleasanton and clearly ran his personal best in the annual Cowboy Gallop 5K run, taking […]

Cruz appears with Flores in Pleasanton

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) appeared at Cafe Chris in Pleasanton with Republican State Senate candidate Pete Flores, who is a Pleasanton resident and was the front finisher in the District 19 Republican primary. After being introduced by Flores, Cruz spoke for an hour in front of the packed restaurant. Sen. Cruz, who is running a close reelection race against […]

Empty Nesters

The Way I See It

I’ve had several families of what I’ve always called mud swallows that have taken up space on my back porch. They most likely have an official name and I’ve Googled it, but the ones shown are so much more colorful than my little feathered friends. I may use the word “friends” loosely. These birds are MESSY! Not only do they […]


The Pleasanton Express published an incorrect Notice of Proposed Atascosa County Elected Officers Salary Increases for 2019 in the 8.15.18 issue. We apologize for this error made on our part. Special note of apologies go to Precinct 1, Commissioner Mark Gillespie, who appeared to be the only commissioner receiving a raise. This was incorrect. The correct version has been reprinted […]

2018-08-22 E-Edition

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Out and About

Meet the Teacher at Pleasanton ISD All current students that completed the 2017-2018 school year at Pleasanton ISD are already enrolled in the assigned grade at the appropriate campus for the 2018-2019 school year and only need to fill out registration paperwork online. High School August 6-24: New Student Registration will need to call 830-569- 1250. August 23: Meet the […]

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