Some property owners will be receiving a request for current agricultural applications to be filed with the appraisal district


Michelle L. Cardenas Atascosa Central Appraisal District Some property owners will be receiving a letter from the Atascosa Central Appraisal District within the next week requesting a current application for 1-d-1 (Open Space) Agricultural Use Appraisal. The appraisal district is in the process of updating its records and needs to obtain the most current information on these properties. The property […]

Plenty of thrills ahead for young, dynamic Jourdanton offense

Jourdanton quarterback Cole Andrus did not have much time in the 48-6 area playoff loss to Edna. Andrus was sacked three times and sometimes rushed out of the pocket to make throws on the run. The sophomore quarterback, along with the underclassmen who populate the Indians’ offensive skill positions, had hit a wall against an extraordinarily quick Edna team, which […]

Brock Powell short life with a big impact

More than 1,000 people attended the funeral of Brock James Powell, 12, who passed away Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018. The funeral was held Saturday, Nov. 24 at Cowboy Fellowship. In Brock’s short 12 years, he lived a big life that touched the community of Atascosa County and all who met him. Before Brock was born on July 2, 2006, to […]


Santa had his elves deliver an official “Letters to Santa” mailbox to the Pleasanton Express. All the county’s 1st and 2nd grade Santa Letters will be delivered to the Pleasanton Express. All other children are welcome to deliver their letters to Santa here! The letters will be published in the paper and sent to the North Pole. The Pleasanton Police […]

Out and About

Child Welfare Board ‘Instant Family’ Movie Night The Atascosa County Child Welfare Board is enticing your interest in fostering and adopting by inviting you to see “Instant Family” before it leaves the Plestex screen. There will be a 7:30 p.m. showing on Thursday, Nov. 29 of the heart-warming comedy “Instant Family.” If there is a tugging in your heart to […]

Hunter Norment, T1D at 17

Hunter’s answers Name, age & school: Hunter Norment, 17, Pleasanton High School, Senior Diagnosis date: February 26, 2012 3 things I wish people knew about T1D: You don’t get diabetes by being overweight. It can’t be cured with lifestyle changes. That I will have to take insulin the rest of my life. It does affect my mood and emotions. And […]

Libby Kemp, T1D at 14

Libby’s answers Name, age & school: Libby Kemp 14, Pleasanton Jr. High Diagnosis date: May 18, 2010 3 things I wish people knew about T1D: That no amount of diet or exercise can prevent it, you can’t prepare for it and it is NOT caused by overeating or being unhealthy. Most asked question: What is type one diabetes? Least favorite […]

SA woman arrested for dumping trash

Atascosa County Sheriff David Soward reported that his office has arrested a 36 year old San Antonio woman and charged her with two counts of Illegal Dumping > 5 lbs and less than 500 lbs. The Sheriff stated deputies were called out to Las Gallinas Road off of FM 536 on November 13 for a load of trash dumped on […]

Marijuana bust results in arrest

Sheriff David Soward announced that his office arrested a Jourdanton man after a sheriff’s deputy stopped him Thanksgiving Day and found a significant quantity of Hydro Marijuana in his car. Deputy Sheriff Daniel Gonzales stopped a vehicle on U.S. 281 north of FM 536 Thanksgiving night for a traffic violation. The deputy immediately smelled marijuana on the driver and in […]

Max Wiggins, T1D at 12

Max’s answers Name, age & school: Max Wiggins, 12, Pleasanton Jr. High Diagnosis date: December 14, 2014 3 things I wish people knew about T1D: 1. That it’s harder than you think. 2. It leaves marks all over my body. 3. It doesn’t stop me from being the best! Most asked question: Does it hurt? What is that? (Pointing to […]