Flashbacks 8/14/19

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Flashbacks Mackenzie Pilgrim Pleasanton Intern   10 years ago New Kids on the Block –  The 2009 high school volleyball season officially began this week. The new kid on the block is Charlotte, forming its first-ever volleyball team in the school’s history. The Trojanettes will be in a District 28-A along with Brackett, Comstock, D’Hanis, La Pryor and Sabinal.  Pleasanton […]

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2019-08-14 E-Edition

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FAA investigates alleged forged inspection documents



On Tuesday, August 6, 2019, the City of Pleasanton was notified by an Inspector with the Federal Aviation Administration that several airplanes had been grounded at Pleasanton’s Municipal Airport. This action was based on an individual pilot who had filed a complaint with the FAA alleging issuance of a forged document from an individual who owns a private business and […]

Operation Safe School for 2019-2020 school year


For the second year in a row, the Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office will be implementing OPERATION SAFE SCHOOL starting Thursday, August 15th. Operation Safe School was created by Sheriff David Soward and started in 2018. Sheriff Soward explained there are basically three parts to the Operation. Part “A” will include that for the first few days of school, there will […]

Pleasanton ISD Turf war won

At tonight’s meeting of the Pleasanton School District, the board voted four to two to go with artificial turf for the football stadium. Pete Pawelek made a motion to go with the natural grass, with Pat Cox seconding. That motion failed. Gerald Guerra moved to go with the design/build procurement method to purchase synthetic turf and make other renovations to […]

Guillen announces annual est. $6.4 million funding increase for Atascosa County schools

Minimum of 30% to be spent on teacher pay raises

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Pleasanton Express published incorrect information in last week’s front page story about teacher pay raises stating “all districts are required to give full-time teachers a $5,000 raise.” We sincerely apologize for the error and corrected our E-Edition and website as soon as we realized our mistake. The following press release is an accurate statement on how school […]

Out and About

Pleasanton Young Farmers’ Rodeo & Festival The Pleasanton Young Farmers’ annual Cowboy of the Year Open Rodeo and Festival is set for Aug. 16–17. The festivities will take place at the Atascosa County Showbarn Arena, 318 Showbarn Road in Pleasanton. It’s the richest open rodeo in Texas with $13,500 added money! The Slack Rodeo will be held Thursday, Aug. 15 […]

Poteet Chief Hickman receives Master Peace Officer License



Poteet Chief of Police, Bruce Hickman was surprised during the August 6 meeting of the Poteet City Council when his wife, Jennifer, and the council recognized him with a framed certificate for receiving his Master Peace Officer License. A Master Peace Officer License is the highest level that a Texas peace officer can currently achieve. According to the Texas Commission […]


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