St. Andrew Picnic May 5


The annual St. Andrew Catholic Church Parish Picnic is almost here! The picnic is set for Sunday, May 5 at the parish hall, located at 626 Market St. Delicious pit-cooked barbecue plates are $10 each. Serving starts at 11 a.m. There will also be a Farmer’s Market, raffle, bingo, auction and more. New this year is the Friday Night Dance […]

‘Art Makes My World Go ‘Round’ on May 4


It’s time for the Pleasanton High School Art Department’s end-of-year show! This year’s show is titled “Art Makes My World Go ‘Round” and it will be presented Saturday, May 4. The show is in conjunction with the Royal Farmers Market on Saturday, May 4, at 903 W. Goodwin in Pleasanton. You can visit between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. Thanks […]

Rutledge Cemetery Benefit Fundraiser May 4


May 4 is the 30th Annual Rutledge Cemetery Benefit Fundraiser and General Membership Meeting. The event is sponsored by the Poteet Cemetery Association. The event will take place at the Poteet VFW Hall on Highway 16, with the general meeting at 11:30 a.m. A home-cooked lunch will follow at noon. Tickets will be sold at the door (until sold out) […]

Jourdanton Farmers Market on May 4


The next Jourdanton Farmers Market is set for Saturday, May 4, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event is held each Saturday at 1103 Champion Dr. in Jourdanton, at the swimming pool parking lot. Stop by and visit vendors selling items such as fresh produce, baked goods, canned goods and more. If you’d like to sign up to be […]

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‘Won’t You Join Me?’ remembering Judy

Judith Blanton Wilkerson, co-publisher of the Pleasanton Express, passed away peacefully at her home in Austin, surrounded by her grandchildren and children. Judy was born in Temple, on April 5, 1930, to Katherine and Melvin “Buddy” Blanton. As Judy departed from this earth, her children sang Nat King Cole’s “Unforgettable” in off-key notes. Following high school, Judy left Temple and […]

Making ‘Sweet Memories’

“Another Saturday Night” filled the air of the Pleasanton Civic Center on April 30, as children and adults alike took to the dance floor. The scene was a part of the “Sweet Memories” Spring Dance for special needs, ages 14-adult. The beautiful, prom-style celebration was hosted by Jamie’s Ranch for Special Kids, in partnership with the City of Pleasanton. Through […]


Election Day is Saturday, May 4

Early voting for the Pleasanton and Poteet School Board and City Council General Election wrapped up Tuesday night. At the end of Early Voting Tuesday night, a total of 60 voters and two mailin ballots were reported for Districts 2 and 5 for Pleasanton ISD. For Poteet ISD, 411 voters and four mail-in ballots were reported. For Poteet City Council, […]

Out and About

Atascosa Running Club Are you a runner or do you want to become a runner? Please join fellow runners in the Atascosa Running Club Social Fun Run every Wednesday. They will meet at 6:10 p.m. at “The Office Bar and Grill,” run to the Pleasanton River Park, around town and back to The Office. They will be running three to […]