No. 13 Cowgirls aim to make deep playoff run

The no. 13-ranked McMullen County Cowgirls (27-2) are riding tall in the saddle with a 19-game winning streak in tow. The Cowgirls are paying no attention to their current streak that dates back to Dec. 7. After wrapping up a trip to the regional volleyball tournament and getting back into basketball immediately, they just wanted to get better each day […]

Flashbacks 2/19/2020


Flashbacks Mackenzie Pilgrim Pleasanton Intern   10 years ago Lance Rankin and his daughter Brooke tell the students about the job of a landscaper and arborist.   20 years ago District Champs- congratulations to the Squaws who came home District Champs: 1st row: Coach McAllister, Katrina Tymrak, Monique Talamantez, Yvette Luna, and Kristy Simmons; 2nd row, Amanda Cordova; 3rd row, […]

2020-02-19 E-Edition

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House ad hits trifecta of 1st place

Express takes first place across the State of Texas

The Pleasanton Express hit the trifecta of 1st place wins during the 140th Texas Press Association Better Newspaper Contest on January 18. The Pleasanton Express’ house ad created by graphic designer, Aaron Davidson, honoring Atascosa County law enforcement was awarded 1st place at the Texas Press Association (TPA), the South Texas Press Association (STPA) and the Texas Gulf Coast Press […]

Mayor presents Proclamation to Safer Path on Teen Dating Violence

EDITOR’S NOTE: In the Wed, Feb. 12 front-page Pleasanton City Council story, the Pleasanton Express reported in error that Safer Path was located on Main Street. This is incorrect. Safer Path’s Begin Again Thrift Store, open to the public, is located on Main Street in the old Rick’s Building. Safer Path Family Violence Shelter makes safety their first priority. Rhonda […]

Candidates and propositions Get informed before you vote

Candidates are not the only thing voters will find on their ballots for the 2020 Texas Democratic and Republican primary elections. There are 11 propositions on the Democratic ballot and 10 propositions on the Republican ballot. Please see a sample ballot of both the Republican and Democratic ballots for the March 3 Primary Election on Page 6A. Ballot propositions serve […]

Out and About

Do Well Be Well with Hypertension continues Methodist Hospital South has partnered again with the Wesley Nurses and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension to offer a new education series called Do Well Be Well with Hypertension. This four-part series continues on Feb. 21, Feb. 28 and March 6. The sessions are 12-1 p.m. at the Methodist Hospital South Community Room in […]


A Grand Opening was held on Friday, February 14, at the new Precinct 3 Justice of the Peace location north of Jourdanton on Hwy. 16. The ribbon cutting took place at 11 a.m. From left, back row: Commissioner Kennard Riley, Pct. 4; Commissioner Eliseo Perez, Pct. 3; Jess Kemp, Wells Construction; Commissioner Stuart Knowlton, Pct. 2; Brian Swientek, Wells Construction […]


Poteet Mayor Willie Leal (center) signed a Proclamation regarding Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month on Tuesday, Feb. 4. He addressed students from a Poteet High School Public Administrative Class.

Jourdanton ISD 2020 vision: Dedication to be the best in Texas

At the Jourdanton ISD Board meeting, the district announced its 2020 vision – Dedication to be the BEST in Texas. The board began the meeting with a public hearing on their annual report which includes the district’s financial performance report, district and campus performance objectives which can be found at Teacher Breakdown Of 117 teachers currently on staff, 85 […]