Merry on Main Parade Route


Here is the Merry on Main Lighted Night Parade Route! Join us as the parade kicks off with a spectacular firework show beginning at 6:45 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15 followed by the parade filled with your favorite local businesses, the Charlotte High School Mighty Trojan Band, Senator Pete Flores as Grand Marshal and the highly anticipated man of the […]

Santa at Pleasanton Express


Santa will be at the Pleasanton Express on Thursday, Dec. 13 from 5-8 p.m.! During this time, Santa will be reading letters written to him from local children while enjoying some cookies and milk right on our front porch as well as the opportunity to take pictures with him!

Merry on Main Christmas extravaganza

The magic of Merry on Main begins Friday, Dec. 14 at 6 p.m. with a fantastically fun ice slide and the talented tunes of the Most Wanted Band. Merry on Main is a two-day Christmas magic memory making extravaganza with so much to do for young and old. Everyone is invited and it is free. Highlights include: Free showing of […]


Letters to Santa and the Pleasanton Express Christmas Issue will be out on the stands Dec. 19. Bring the kids to the Pleasanton Express front porch Thursday, Dec. 13 from 5-8 p.m. Santa will be here reading letters. Take your photo with him!

PISD teachers receive $14,000 in grants for programs

On Friday, Nov. 30, the Pleasanton ISD Education Foundation made their way through the PISD campuses surprising teachers who had been awarded with Teacher Grant funds of $14,000. “The energy was electrifying as we walked through the hallways of the campuses. The drum line was playing, the cheerleaders were cheering, the students were dancing, I just loved being part of […]


Newly elected State Senator of District 19 and Pleasanton native, Pete Flores, made a special visit to The Heights Rehabilitation and Long Term Care facility on Thursday, Dec. 6. Senator Flores greeted residents as he took an official tour of the building and discussed medicare and funding with representatives of The Heights. Pictured above, left to right, are Lee Rivas […]

Charlotte ISD teacher arrested

Atascosa County Sheriff David Soward has reported that a 39 year old female Charlotte ISD teacher was arrested Tuesday morning by Sheriff’s Investigators. Sergeant Albert Garza, Crimes Against Children Investigator for the sheriff’s office, made the arrest early Tuesday in San Antonio on warrants issued by Pct. 4 Justice of the Peace, Jackie Bodden. Sheriff Soward identified the teacher as […]

Out and About

Deadline Dec. 17 to Adopt A Family Each year, Safer Path Family Violence Shelter reaches out to the community seeking those interested in adopting either a child or children for the holiday. Here are the requirements to adopt a child for Christmas: 1. Decide how many children you would like to adopt for Christmas. 2. You will receive the child’s […]

Samson retires

“My retirement date of November 30, 2018 will mean that I will have served five years as County Treasurer and nine years and fifteen days as County Auditor in Atascosa County,” said Ray Samson. Samson continued, “In my tenure for public office, I have ran and lost, ran and won, ran unopposed, and been appointed. Quite a story. “It’s been […]

Hurley inducted as Fellow

Atascosa County Judge Robert Hurley has been honored by the Texas Association of Counties’ (TAC) Texas Judicial Academy for going the extra mile. The Academy recognizes county judges as Fellows who attain significant judicial education beyond state re quirements. A number of county judges were inducted as Fellows during the Academy’s 2018 Fall Judicial Education Session, Nov. 14-16 in San […]