2020-04-01 E-Edition

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H-E-B grants $5K to CCSCT to help vulnerable communities during COVID-19 response

CCSCT, H-E-B partnership will provide relief to seniors, children, low-income families

H-E-B recognizes that across the state there are many local nonprofits on the front lines working hard to help the communities they serve, and has pledged $1 million in financial support to nonprofit partners who are providing vital services during this time. Thousands of families throughout Community Council of South Central Texas’ 23 county service area rely on utility, rental […]

Governor tells Texans to minimize gatherings, in-person contact

  Governor Greg Abbott issued an Executive Order implementing Essential Services and Activities Protocols for the entire state of Texas on Tuesday. The protocols direct all Texans to minimize nonessential gatherings and in-person contact with people who are not in the same household. This order is to remain in place through April 30, 2020. The Governor’s Executive Order renews and […]

Sewing hope: Behind the Masks

Governor Abbott said that Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) is on the way to Texas with one million masks per week to be delivered to the state for distribution to hospitals and first responders on the frontlines. There is a massive shortage of masks globally due to the pandemic. Companies such as Brooks Brothers, Jockey and Hanes have contracted with the […]

Restaurant Out and About

You can help local restaurants in Atascosa County by supporting those still open to serve you. Please keep both the Pleasanton Express and Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce informed about new listings. Aaron’s Pizza is now offering free delivery and a special QUARANTIZZA. Call them at 830-276-1850 to place your orders. They are open from 11 a.m. – 12 a.m. on […]

Pleasanton ISD student mealtimes change

Pleasanton ISD changed their Meals for Students drive thru feeding mealtimes starting Monday, March 30. They will be serving both breakfast and lunch at the same time. This will take place from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at seven different locations: Pleasanton Junior High School, St. Andrew Catholic Church, the corner of 7th and Trade, Sacred Heart Catholic Church in […]

Sup. McAllister provides update on JISD

Jourdanton ISD has been providing approximately 450 meals per day to our community. Curbside pickup is available at the ECC Café from 9-10 a.m. for breakfast and 12-1 p.m. for lunch. Meals are also being delivered to children in Christine and can be picked up at the same times at the Christine Baptist Church. We are also providing meals to […]

Poteet ISD update on feeding program

During this hectic, uncertain time, the teachers and staff of Poteet ISD remain busy with online learning and their feeding program. On Tuesday, Poteet ISD provided 1,186 breakfasts and lunches to the community. They also handed out books to students to motivate them to keep reading. Poteet ISD Sup. Charles Camarillo is proud of the staff, students and community for […]


Atascosa Health Center The Atascosa Health Center located at 310 W. Oaklawn Rd. in Pleasanton offers Primary Healthcare, Behavioral Health, Pharmacy and WIC Services. Please call prior to arrange an appointment. Most insurances are accepted, and no one is turned away for their inability to pay for healthcare services. You may also be eligible for one of our healthcare programs. […]

The good news

Local Matters

My husband shared a video by John Krasinski from the Office where he premiered Some Good News (SGN). I was in the middle of hectic work schedule and did not take time to watch it until late Monday. What sweetness. So sweet that it made me break down and cry at the goodness in this world. In one day, SGN […]