CBC Teen Camp

FREE

Coastal Bend College will host a free Teen Summer Camp at all campus locations this June. Dates are June 3-6 in Pleasanton, June 10-13 in Beeville, June 17-20 in Kingsville and June 24-27 in Alice. Hours are 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. with breakfast, lunch and snacks included. This is for those in 8th-12th grade. Topics include Business and Industry, […]

2019-05-29 E-Edition

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A hero returns home



The remains of Army Pfc. Herschel M. Riggs were finally laid to rest at the Catholic Cemetery East in Pearsall on Saturday, May 25. The burial followed the Funeral Mass at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Pearsall, for the Rio Grande City soldier. Family members and Patriot Guard Riders welcomed Riggs home last Wednesday, upon arriving at San […]

$20K raised for Mad Max’s DAD



Mad Max’s Softball Tournament fundraiser held on Saturday, May 11 was a huge success for local Type 1 Diabetes Warrior and Pleasanton Junior High student, Max Wiggins. With the help of family, friends, supporters and the community, enough money was raised to purchase a Diabetic Alert Dog (DAD) for Max. A DAD is trained to detect a high or low […]

JOURDANTON, MCMULLEN HOLD GRADUATIONS

Alexis Carrasco walks down the track during Jourdanton High School’s graduation on May 24. More grad photos on page 2A.

29th Jourdanton VFD Cook-off a smokin’ success



The 29th Jourdanton Volunteer Fire Dept. Cookoff held May 17-18 at St. Matthews was a smokin’ success. All funds raised will go towards purchasing a new fire truck for Jourdanton VFD. There were 44 cook-off teams who entered the cook-off and the consensus was that the event was wellrun, organized and tons of fun. Dianne Fly of Sweet Heat BBQ […]

Out and About

Popsicles with the Police on May 30 Students, mark the beginning of summer with the Pleasanton Police Department and a cool treat. Popsicles with the Police will take place on May 30, starting at 3 p.m. at the Pleasanton Police Department, 704 W. Oaklawn Rd. Historic Symposium May 30 in Poteet Celebrate Historic Preservation Month, by joining the Atascosa County […]

JOURDANTON AND MCMULLEN GRADUATE

Body found near Jourdanton


On Monday, May 27, 2019, at approximately 4 p.m., the Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office Investigators were called out to the 700 block of Hwy 16 just south of Jourdanton for a deceased male that was found in a pasture by the property owner. The property owners discovered the deceased lying in a Sendero on his back, clothed in just black […]

Local Matters



“S ummertime is always the best of what might be” said Charles Bowden. To help you plan your summer days, the Pleasanton Express has started new page that list every free event for children and youth in Atascosa County. All of these events are also list on our digital calendar that you may find for free on our website at […]


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