Charlotte and McMullen VB rematch this Friday


This Friday sees Pleasanton on the road while Poteet remains open and Jourdanton plays at home. An area rematch is set to take place in Charlotte on Friday between the Trojanettes (2-5 in District) and the McMullen County Cowgirls (3-4). When the two teams met on Sept. 11 in McMullen, the Cowgirls pulled a fast one on the Trojanettes and […]

Will Jourdanton sports complex lawsuit bring a new pool?


The city of Jourdanton held a town hall meeting regarding complications with the Jourdanton Sports Complex on Sept. 25. Litigation has been in process between representatives of the city of Jourdanton and the design build contractor, Slay Engineering/Texas Multichem/ Huser Construction. The city of Jourdanton’s position is that the pool, which the public has not been able to use, needs […]

AT&T tower scheduled mid December in Pleasanton


AT&T has informed City Manager Johnny Huizar that a new tower located at Winship and Goodwin is estimated to be ready December 15. In addition, AT&T will focus six small cells from Hwy. 97 to downtown where service was shown to be the poorest in the city. “The contractor picked up all the permit papers that he needed,” said Huizar. […]

Merry on Main Christmas celebration December 14-15


Downtown Pleasanton will be bustling with holiday cheer with the kick off of Merry on Main Friday, Dec. 14 – 15. The city of Pleasanton, the Pleasanton Parks and Recreation Department, the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce, the Pleasanton Express and local downtown merchants are working collaboratively to bring a joyous Christmas celebration to the community. Events planned for the two-day […]

Jourdanton council approves permit for repairs, online sales of firearms


At the Sept. 17 Jourdanton City Council meeting, members voted 3-1 to adopt the ordinance and recommendation that was denied by the planning and zoning committee for a special use permit for a residence occupation for repairs and online sales of firearms, in a SF-A Single-Family Residential Zone, to Robert L. Orr at 645 Deer Trail Dr. and legally described […]

Out and About

Quality Tubing- STX Open House on Oct. 5 NOV Completion & Production Solutions invites the public to a barbecue lunch at their South Texas Facility Open House on Friday, Oct. 5, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Quality Tubing- STX is located at 187 Pleasanton Park Rd. in Pleasanton. As part of the event, they are asking guests to bring […]

Local life lost to bullying; be the H.E.R.O., attend Anti-Bullying Rally


It’s heartbreaking to hear news that a young man has taken his own life. It’s even more heartbreaking when the questions are asked why? Then the questions get asked what could we have done? Were there signs? Did anyone say anything? Did anyone see anything? Did anyone know…? In light of the young life lost on Monday evening in Jourdanton […]

Nation-wide cell phone message test alert today

According to Atascosa County Emergency Management Coordinator, David Prasifka everyone should expect to receive an alert message on their cell phone. The nationwide test alert will be sent to every active cell phone in the United States at 1:18 p.m C.D.T. The mass notification system, called the Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA), has been organized by Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). […]

Sometimes it takes a village…

It was the news everyone had been waiting for. After complaints from the Pleasanton City Council, a posting on Facebook by the Pleasanton Express which resulted in hundreds of responses concerning the lack of phone service and the dangers that imposed, AT&T has responded. The communications company sent three officials who met with the city. At the Sept. 20 council […]

National Night Out promotes community and fun with local law enforcement

The National Night Out Association celebrates 35 years of bringing together communities to promote local police-community partnerships to make our cities safer, more caring places to live this year. The Pleasanton, Jourdanton and Poteet Police Departments each hosted their own events in their respective cities this year to bring together the community and local law enforcement officials to fight back […]