National Parks—a national treasure

I don’t remember which national park was the first one I visited, but it was probably Yellowstone Park, and I was about nine or ten years old when my parents, sister and I made that visit. On the same trip we visited Mount Rushmore. I have been back to Yellowstone since. Of course, living in Colorado and New Mexico we […]

Chief Priest’s Weekly Report

Greetings from Lytle PD, Feel free to call me (830- 709-0277) or email me (richard. with any questions you may have. Our numbers were low this week. We only had 44 calls for service and 32 traffic stops. Of those stops, 20 received citations and 12 got warnings. Our staff made five arrests last week. It started out at […]

Papa Jim

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a euology read at former 1968 Cowboy of the Year Jim McDaniel’s funeral by his granddaughter Kate Fluitt. Good morning. For those who may not know me, my name is Kate Fluitt and I am the oldest of Jim McDaniel’s grandchildren. I have known for a few months now that the Lord wanted me to […]

Poteet National Night Out

The Poteet Police Department hosted National Night Out on Tuesday, October 1, at the Poteet Municipal Park. There was music, food, games and lots of local booths. This night is an annual celebration that creates a building opportunity to promote police-community partnerships. It is to help excel in making neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. It is also a […]

Charlotte hosts first ever National Night Out event

Laughter, music, and excited chatter filled the air at Davenport Park on Tuesday, October 1, as Charlotte celebrated their first ever National Night Out. Established in August of 1984, National Night Out is designed to increase communication and foster good relations between local law enforcement and community members. An annual event, it increases neighborhood camaraderie to make our neightborhoods safer, […]

Updates from Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office

ACSO An investigation into copper thefts in Charlotte has led to the arrest of two Charlotte men who have been charged with Theft of Copper, a felony. Lieutenant Investigator Max Peralta reported that the Sheriff’s Office was notified of the theft on September 23 by employees of Venado Oil and Gas on West Hindes Street in Charlotte. Deputy Sheriff Daniel […]


Rutherford named Commended Student

Pleasanton High School Principal Twila M. Guajardo announced recently that Robert Rutherford has been named a Commended Student in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation, which conducts the program, will be presented by the principal to this scholastically talented senior. About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are […]

Trunk or Treat

Halloween will soon be here and the Pleasanton Express invites churches, schools and organizations to submit their upcoming Halloween events. You may email: On Oct. 24, the Poteet Police Department will host Trunk or Treat from 6:30-8 p.m. Please note that this year there is a location change to Hosanna Baptist Church. If your organization or business would like […]

Jourdanton Rotary Homecoming Dinner

The Jourdanton Rotary Club will host their annual Homecoming Pregame Dinner on Friday, Oct. 25 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the ECC Cafeteria. Many Jourdanton alumni gather here before the game to reminisce and reconnect. They will serve an enchilada meal for only $8 with all profits to benefit the Jourdanton Community Scholarship Fund. Desserts will be available for purchase as […]

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