Merry on Main Committee shout out to sponsors

The Merry on Main committee would like to thank the following generous sponsors who are helping to make this fun-filled family holiday event possible. The majority of Merry on Main is free so as many children as possible can experience a Christmas festival that they will remember forever. Merry on Main will be held at the Pleasanton River Park Dec. […]


The first day local candidates (except Precinct Chairs) could file for a place on the March 3, 2020 Primary ballot was this past Saturday, Nov. 9. To assist candidates in filling out their ballot applications, the Republican Party of Atascosa County hosted a Filing Party at the Cancun Restaurant in Jourdanton. Attending the luncheon and filing for their place on […]

Last day to file is Dec. 9

Monday, Dec. 9 is the last day that candidates can file their declaration of intent to run for office for the March 2020 primary. The deadline cut-off time is 6:00 p.m. on Dec. 9. The Pleasanton Express invites all political parties to submit a group photo of all candidates who have filed that we will run for free. Please send […]

Veterans honored at local cemeteries

In observance of Veterans Day, the Cub Scouts Pack 194 and Boy Scouts Troop 194, both from Pleasanton, along with the members of Pleasanton Branch #63 of Catholic Life Insurance, honored veterans on Sunday, Nov. 10. They placed over 450 flags on their graves at the Pleasanton City Cemetery, San Ysidro Cemetery and Saint Andrews Cemetery #1 and #2, St. […]

Local Matters

Last Saturday Aaliyah’s Army took part in the JDFR Walk in San Antonio to end Type 1 Diabetes. The goal of JDRF and the walk is to turn “Type One into Type None.” The day was magnificent and amazing. It was filled with families and organizations united to raise funds to help find breakthroughs and a possible cure to this […]

Atascosa County Judge’s Report

As I think about what to write this week, I have been reminded about the first responders that work in this county on Thanksgiving and Christmas. I think all of you and myself should do something for them. So, I am asking you to go together with others in your communities and provide Thanksgiving and Christmas meals to those who […]

Mayor’s Message – Pleasanton

Greetings from the Mayor’s Office, I hope you had a wonderful Veterans Day holiday. If you did, remember, we are able to enjoy this freedom because of our veterans who fought to keep this country free. We must remember and thank them every day, not just once a year, for their sacrifice. A wise man or even a wise woman […]

Mayor’s Message – Poteet

I had a few things on my schedule last week. I held a Head of Department staff meeting on Monday in preparation for the monthly council meeting. We went over all the agenda items for clarification. Later that afternoon, I met with the Poteet Jr. High School (PJHS) principal, Mrs. Poth, to discuss the Veterans Day ceremony held at the […]

ACSO: It’s the Law

Something as simple as driving with headlights when required is not only extremely important, but apparently somewhat confusing, as well. With the foggy months coming real soon, we are often asked the question; When do I have to have my headlights turned on? In Texas, the law requires you turn your headlights on 30 minutes after sunset till 30 minutes […]

Letting go frees up space … everywhere

The Way I See It

The last few months I have learned to let go of a lot. Not only physical items – blending two households that were FULL houses – but also mentally and internally. On the physical part, I think I have thrown away/shredded a ton of papers. Why did I keep grocery receipts from 2010-2017? They were all neatly organized in plastic […]