Flashbacks 9/25/19


Flashbacks Mackenzie Pilgrim Pleasanton Intern   10 years ago Deputy Tharp returns after Iraq combat – Deputy Chris Tharp, although recuperating from injuries he received in Iraq, has returned to duty with Atascosa County Sheriff’s Department. Most of the time the deputy patrols the northwest part of the county.    20 years ago Ready to roll – The crew at […]

2019-09-25 E-Edition

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Stephanie Brown (left) hands the keys to Stephanie Mayes who won the 2012 Tahoe raffle benefiting the Larry Brown Memorial Scholarship Fund. Congratulations Stephanie! A total of $13,148.33 was raised from the raffle that will go toward teachers and scholarships.

Cowboy Crazy Cash winners announced

The Pleasanton Express would like to extend a huge thank you to the 24 businesses that participated in our Cowboy Crazy Cash this year: Cafe Chris, The Gypsy Moon Market, H&R Block, Dairy Queen, Eagle Lube, Atascosa Liquor, Bush’s Chicken, Rexco, Threads, Sears, Little Caesars Pizza, Nest Feathers, Vintage Lace Antique Boutique, The Good Health Store, Riata Cleaners, Hoelscher’s, Granzin’s […]

November polling locations, Texans to vote on 10 constitutional amendments

Secretary of State Joe Esparza reminds all eligible Texans to register to vote in the November constitutional amendment election.The last day to register to vote is Monday, October 7, 2019. “The future of Texas is and will always be in the hands of Texans,” said Deputy Secretary Esparza. “This fall, voters will have the opportunity to directly impact the Texas […]

Atascosa County Juvenile Detention Center budget comparisons 2014-2020

In last week’s front page story on the Atascosa County Juvenile Detention Center’s 2020 budget, a graphic was inserted showing the detention center’s budget for the previous years of 2014-August 2019. The numbers published were the actual expenditures of the detention center, not their approved budgets. The graphic below shows the detention center’s approved budget, actual expenditures and budget increases […]


Pleasanton Express Office Manager Hope Garza and Sports Editor Sam Fowler stand in front of the newly painted Pleasanton Eagle logo on the Pleasanton water tower.

Out and About

FBC Poteet Pantry The First Baptist Church in Poteet Food Pantry will be open on Wednesday, Sept. 25, from 9-11 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall building. It is open the second and fourth Wednesday of the Atascosamonth. Running Club meets Wed. at 6:30 p.m. Whether you are an advanced runner, or a beginner, you are invited to take part in […]

Knowlton announces candidacy for Texas House District 31

Marian Knowlton, officially announced her candidacy for the Texas House of Representatives, District 31. Knowlton is a real estate broker and lives in Poteet with her husband, Stuart. Stuart Knowlton is an Atascosa County Commissioner. “I have traveled all over the world, and there is no place like Texas,” said Knowlton. “I especially love South Texas and we are home […]


The City of Pleasanton won 1st Place in the Civic Organization and Clubs category during the 54th Cowboy Homecoming Parade on Saturday, Sept. 14. The city’s float theme was Toy Story and multiple city employees including city council members dressed as characters from the movie. Pictured above is the team responsible for the city’s winning float. Congratulations to the City […]