Senior Days Continue Feb. 25


Senior Days at the Pleasanton Civic Center will continue on Monday, Feb. 25, at 10 a.m. Come on by as Retama Manor hosts an arts and crafts event for local seniors. This free event is sponsored by the Pleasanton Express.

53rd Cowboy Homecoming Festival


The 53rd annual Pleasanton Cowboy Homecoming Festival will be held at the Atascosa County Show Barn, Friday-Saturday, March 8 and 9. Steer roping begins on March 7. This year’s entertainment will feature David Lee Garza y los Musicales with openers La Tropa F on Friday, March 8, and Cory Morrow with openers Mario Flores & The Soda Creek Band on Saturday, March 9. Presale […]

Area playoff boys basketball

Area playoff boys basketball goes down with McMullen County playing Thursday and Pleasanton and Jourdanton playing their games on Friday. Jourdanton hopes to break through to the regional quarterfinal after falling in overtime last year in the area playoff. Pleasanton hopes to make the regional quarterfinal for the first time since 2017.

2019-02-20 E-Edition

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Wild Bill Cowboy Gallop moved

The Wild Bill Cowboy Gallop will not be held this year in conjunction with the 53rd Cowboy Homecoming due to the park being under construction. We will continue the 40-year tradition of the Gallop in June 2019 with the opening of the new Pleasanton River Park. The 2020 Wild Bill Cowboy Gallop will be, once again, held in conjunction with […]

Lil’ Mr. and Miss Cowboy Homecoming

It is that time again to register for Lil’ Mr. and Miss Cowboy Homecoming. Registration forms will be sent home from school campuses in children’s backpacks Thursday. Any child enrolled in Kindergarten, 1st or 2nd grade in Pleasanton is eligible to enter. The contest sponsored by the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce with Jessica Tom serving as Master of Ceremonies and […]

Remembering President Bush, a letter from 41

To some, the presidency is like America’s own version of royalty, so when a former president passes away, it may hit close to home. Such is the case with Pleasanton native Angela Oesterle Sinclair when she attended the Inauguration of US President 41, George H.W. Bush on January 20, 1989. Angela’s father, Thomas Oesterle, was highly politically active, having been […]

McAllister shares TAPR

Superintendent Theresa McAllister gave the annual TAPR (Texas Academic Performance Report in a special meeting of the Jourdanton ISD on Monday, February 11. A complete breakdown is available online at the TEA website. Vance Jupe moved to accept the report as presented; Philip Netardus seconded. Also voting for were Mary Ramirez and Amador Lugo, Jr. Absent from the meeting were […]

Fugitive arrested following chase

Atascosa County Sheriff’s Deputies and Texas DPS Troopers were involved in a chase Monday afternoon which led to the arrest of a wanted fugitive, according to Sheriff David Soward. A radio broadcast was put out Monday afternoon that the fugitive may be northbound on IH 37 coming out of Live Oak County. DPS Trooper Joseph Lopez spotted the tan Chevrolet […]

Drug tip leads to one arrest

On Friday, Feb. 15, Atascosa County Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit, patrol deputies and criminal investigators shut down another illegal drug dealer in our community. The Narcotics Unit received a tip about a variety of illegal drugs being sold from a trailer in the Primrose Subdivision, seven miles north of Poteet. After conducting an investigation, a search warrant was requested and issued […]