Holiday Movies at the Pleasanton Library

Stop by the Pleasanton Library for some holiday movie magic on Dec. 26 and 27. See what Jimmy Stewart decides to do about life on Dec. 26 and take a ride to the North Pole on Dec. 27. Both movies will be shown in the Civic Center at 10 a.m. For more information, please contact the Pleasanton Library at (830) […]

Reindeer Bucks winners announced!

The popular Reindeer Bucks contest has officially come to an end for this holiday season. A HUGE thank you goes out to the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce for giving away a total of $250 to encourage shopping local. Gift certificates with a value of $100, $50 and $25 were awarded to be spent at local merchants this holiday season. Winners […]

Grand Opening for Atascosa County Justice Center

Grand Opening of the new Atascosa County Justice Center in Jourdanton was held Monday, December 17. Ceremony began with presentation of flags by Poteet VFW Post 6970, followed by singing of the National Anthem by Ashley Garza, J. P. 2 clerk. Invocation was done by Rev. Junior Jones, followed by speakers, Senator Pete Flores, Representative Ryan Guillen and Atascosa County […]

Christmas Magic at Merry on Main

The Christmas Spirit was alive and merry in Downtown Pleasanton on Main Street this past weekend. Magical memories were made by an estimated crowd of 2,500 at Merry on Main held Dec. 14 and 15. The event was hosted by the City of Pleasanton and organized by the Merry on Main committee which included the Chamber of Commerce, the Pleasanton […]


Santa stopped by to make a donation to Safer Path at a packed house attending the Grand Opening of its new nine bed shelter. “To share this shelter with family, community leaders and donors was fantastic. It was a special night full of love for a tiny organization with a huge mission, wonderful people and a little bit of Christmas […]


The Atascosa County Jail had its annual unannounced inspection from the Texas Commission on Jail Standards on Monday morning. After a rigorous inspection and review of jail and inmate documents, the Jail passed inspection and was issued a Certification of Compliance for the 39th consecutive year, explained Sheriff David Soward. “My jail administration, staff and maintenance officers work hard all […]

Out and About

Volunteer your time to ACCEPT This week, St. Andrew’s Parish Hall in Pleasanton has been set up as a distribution center for the annual ACCEPT program. Wrapping, sorting, etc. continues for the remainder of the week until Friday morning, Dec. 21 when the toys are distributed to those who applied. Any of your valuable time that you can volunteer is […]


Pleasanton Express hosted Santa Claus as he read letters from local children with their Christmas requests. Santa took some time to visit with children who stopped by the paper on Thursday, Dec. 13. Pictured left to right, Publisher and Managing Editor, Noel Wilkerson Holmes; graphic artist, Aaron Davidson; Digital Marketing Director, Amanda Velasquez; distributing crew member Rosie Diaz; Santa Claus, […]


On Monday, Dec. 3, the City of Pleasanton and VFW Post 12162 of Pleasanton came together to provide lawn care and Christmas decorating services at the residence of recently retired Army veteran, Cody Warren, whose family moved to the city three months ago. His wife, ShonaCee (kneeling at left), stays home to care for their two children, Logan and Chloe. […]


The event was hosted by the City of Pleasanton and organized by the Merry on Main committee which included the Chamber of Commerce, the Pleasanton Express, Plestex, CeCe’s, Nest Feathers, The Woman’s Club of Pleasanton, Threads, KSAQ, the Olle Professional Building, Temper Services and R.B. Printing. Special thanks to all the entertainment especially the Most Wanted Band, Ms. Tera’s Tap […]