Flashbacks 2/12/2020


Flashbacks Mackenzie Pilgrim Pleasanton Intern   10 years ago Jourdanton High School FCCLA State Bound-  Jourdanton FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) attended the Region V Leadership Conference in Corpus Christi, January 29-30. Pictured left to right are: front row, seated – Adrianna De la Rosa, Shelbee Ripple, Daisy Herrera, Priya Camacho and back row- Lacie Manzella, Chelsea […]

2020-02-12 E-Edition

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Huizar appointed to Texas Retirement System Board

Pleasanton Mayor Travis Hall congratulated City Manager Johnny Huizar on his appointment to the Texas Municipal Retirement System’s Board of Trustees at the February 6 meeting. The board oversees the retirement system of eligible employees of more than 800 cities, Hall noted. Huizar was appointed by Texas Governor Greg Abbott. Senator Pete Flores will attend the Feb. 20 council meeting […]


The 2020 Little Mister and Miss Poteet Pageant was held Friday, Feb. 7 at the Poteet High School Auditorium. About 40 Poteet Elementary students participated in two different interviews in front of five judges. MCs for the night were 2019 Poteet Strawberry Festival Prince and Princess Aidan Denson and Isabella Garcia. Winning the title of Little Mister Poteet was Zacchaeus […]

CAST provides statistics report to Commissioners Court

At Children’s Alliance of South Texas (CAST), children are given the opportunity for healing and justice to begin after enduring a lot in their young lives – physical and sexual abuse; the witnessing of a crime; exploitation through the internet, child pornography, the risk of abuse and neglect and human trafficking. CAST plays a unique role in providing comprehensive, coordinated […]

Beautiful You brings opportunity for every girl, boy to attend prom

The oldest of nine siblings, Diana Gonzales Leal knew her family couldn’t afford to buy her an expensive dress for her high school proms, so she planned to not attend. “My mom kept telling me ‘Mija, it’s your [senior] prom, you can’t miss out on this once in a lifetime opportunity,’ but I didn’t want my parents to spend that […]

Atascosa Co. under 30-day burn ban

Atascosa County Fire Marshal Roger Garcia was granted approval by Commissioners Court Monday morning to implement a 30-day burn ban effective today, February 12. The burn ban follows a recent 60-day burn that ended last Wednesday. However, due to the extremely dry conditions and lack of significant rainfall in recent weeks, Fire Marshal Garcia saw it fit to implement a […]

Out and About

Do Well Be Well with Hypertension starts Feb. 14 Methodist Hospital South is partnering again with the Wesley Nurses and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension to offer a new education series called Do Well Be Well with Hypertension. Come and learn how to control your hypertension. This four-part series is set for Friday, Feb. 14; Feb. 21, Feb. 28 and March […]

Charlotte ISD school board approves construction contract for cafetorium

Charlotte High School freshman Marina Campos led the opening remarks during the regular meeting of the Charlotte ISD school board on Monday, Jan. 27. Public Comments & Student Recognitions Constable Cregg Thompson, Pct. 3, introduced recently hired Deputy Constable Tillie Willborn to school board members. Deputy Willborn is assigned as School Resource Officer for CISD and a Pct. 3 patrol […]


“Strawberry Fever” hits the Pleasanton Express! Champion Strawberry grower, Jim Collums of Poteet Country Winery, dropped by the Pleasanton Express Tuesday and gifted us with the sweetest Camino Real strawberries we have ever tasted. Jim is happy to sell you some of his varieties which include: Camino Real, Camarosa, Albion, Ruby June, and Sweet Anne. Simply give him a call […]