Flashbacks 10-17-18


Flashbacks Madeleine Guajardo Staff Writer 10 years ago The Pleasanton Cowboy Homecoming court received a trophy for Grand Champion in the Floresville Peanut Festival Parade on October 11. Members of the court, shown left to right are: Princess Vanessa Rutherford, Princess April Antu, Queen Mystle Crossland, Princess Heather Arnott and Princess Erica Trevino. In the front center are Lil’ Mr. […]

Turkey Bingo at St. Matthew Oct. 21


  Turkey Bingo at St. Matthew Catholic Church This Sunday, Oct. 21, KJT Society #87 will host its annual Turkey Bingo at St. Matthew Catholic Church parish hall, located on the corner of Highway 16 and Maple Street in Jourdanton. Doors open at noon, and games begin at 12:30 p.m. This year proceeds will be donated to Kids Unlimited Foundation, […]

Friday Night Lights


Friday Night Lights are here! Check out the schedules for your favorite local Atascosa County high school football teams Charlotte is currently the only undefeated team in the county both in their regular season and in district with a record of 6-0. Read more about their road to 7-0 this Friday on the Front Page of the Sports Section in […]

Garage Sale Extravaganza Week #50


There’s only ONE Garage Sale featured in our Garage Sale Extravaganza this week! However, grab a copy of this week’s issue of the Pleasanton Express to see what other garage, yard, rummage and moving sales are going on this weekend in Atascosa County! Shop local!

Friday Night Volleyball


The Jourdanton Squaws are currently in the run for the playoffs being 1st in their district. They are undefeated as of Tuesday night with a district record of 8-0. They will be playing Cotulla at home tonight before hitting the road for their final district game on Tuesday against Dilley.

Eagles playoff eligible with Tuesday’s win

Pleasanton’s volleyball team became playoff eligible with a 25-11, 25-10, 25-12 win at Brooks Academy on Oct. 16. The Eagles (30-7, 6-4, District 4A-30) can make third place in their district by beating Gonzales on Oct. 19, set to start at 6 p.m. The Eagles lost to the Apaches on Sept. 25. Pleasanton will finish the regular season against La […]

Texas Senator Pete Flores tells constituents they are the boss


On Friday, Oct. 12, the swearing-in ceremony of newly elected Texas State Senator Peter P. Flores, R-Pleasanton was held in Austin in the Senate Chamber. Flores, who resides in Pleasanton, was elected in a special election last month to represent Senate District 19, a sprawling 17 county district which includes the South Side of San Antonio. Lt. Governor Patrick, who […]

Atascosa County exhibits e-voting machines


Roughly 20 people took an early look at the new electronic voting machines that Atascosa County is rolling out during a presentation led by Atascosa County Judge Robert Hurley at the Pleasanton Lions Club on Oct. 15. The electronic voting machines have touch screens on which voters press to make a selection. This is said to remove voting errors made […]

Cuellar presents over $600,000 grants to Atascosa Health Center


At the Atascosa Health Center in Pleasanton on Oct. 15, U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-District 28) presented two grants to Atascosa Health Center totaling $622,400, including a $337,400 for the Health and Human Service (HHS) Capital Assistance for Hurricane Response and Recovery Efforts (CARE) Program and $285,000 through the HHS Health Center Cluster Program. “Monty and his team have been […]

Out and About


HERO Anti-Bullying Rally on Oct. 17 Join the Safer Path Family Violence Shelter (formerly Atascosa Family Crisis Center) at the HERO (Help Everyone Respect Others) Anti-Bullying Rally on Wednesday, Oct. 17 from 6-7 p.m. Come out to this free community event at the Pleasanton River Park to provide education and prevention resources against bullying. Enjoy games, cold drinks, food but […]

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