COVID-19 mobile test collection, Poteet


Mobile test collection for COVID-19 is coming to Poteet, Friday. May 1 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Poteet VFD, 530 Ave. H, Poteet.  You must register first at or call 512-883-2400.  Test are conducted by appointment only. You will be screened if you have: Fever and/or chills, cough (dry or productive), fatigue, body aches/muscle or joint pain, shortness […]

Gov. Abbott puts Texas back to work

Gov. Abbott announced at his press conference April 27, that retail stores, restaurants, movie theatres and malls across Texas would be permitted to operate starting May 1. “This strategic approach to opening the state of Texas prioritizes the health and safety of our communities and follows the guidelines laid out by our team of medical experts,” said Gov. Abbott. “Now […]

Local veterans need food, essential items

The Atascosa County Veterans Service Office is accepting non-perishable food items and essential non-food items for local veterans at 818 Main Street in Jourdanton. “During difficult times the goal of our office is to be a lighthouse in the storm, a place where veterans can turn to and know that they can get a helping hand,” said Sarah Gamboa/USMC, Veterans […]

To serve and protect against COVID-19

Jourdanton PD, Pleasanton EOC distribute PPE to front line personnel

Since the start of COVID 19, Pleasanton Emergency Management Coordinator Philip Glass and Jourdanton Police Chief Eric Kaiser have been in regular contact with one another to stay up to date on where they each sit with supplies and mitigation efforts for their respective communities. Last week, in conjunction with the Texas Department of Emergency Management and STRAC (Southwest Texas […]


Ainslee Vyvlecka, a 7-year-old 2nd grader from Jourdanton, made 20 face masks for the McMullen County Sheriff’s Department and first responders to fight against COVID-19. McMullen County is beyond blessed by her sweet generosity and spirit of love. Pictured, from left, are McMullen County Sheriff Emmett Shelton, Ainslee, her father Greg Vyvlecka and Sergeant Monte Chastain.

Const. Percy Medina Memorial Scholarship recipients announced

The Constable Percy Medina Memorial Scholarship fund is proud to announce the recipients of the 2019-2020 scholarships. Through many generous donations, the family was able to issue more scholarships than ever before. When Constable Medina started this scholarship, he was able to raise enough funds for two scholarships, and then it grew to four. This year, the family is happy […]

Restaurant Out and About

The Pleasanton Express has provided this listing free to local restaurants for the past month to show our support. This will be our last week. Restaurants can now be open as of Friday, May 1. Aaron’s Pizza is offering free delivery. Call them at 830-276-1850 to place your orders. They are open from 11 a.m. – 12 a.m. on Friday […]

#PISDFeatherTogether: students, staff stay engaged in school from home

With school moving from in-person to online permanently for the rest of the 2019-20 school year, school staff know how hard it can be for students to stay engaged in school from home. In an effort to keep their students active in school, Pleasanton High School Librarian Beth Moos and yearbook teacher Heather Arnold have come up with different virtual […]

Little Caesars ‘pies’ it forward to local frontline workers

A little pizza never hurt anyone. On Tuesday, April 28, Little Caesars in Pleasanton delivered pizzas to the emergency room at Methodist Hospital South, the Pleasanton Police Department and the Pleasanton Fire Department and Emergency Operations Center. In total, 90 pies of pizza were delivered. Methodist Hospital received 70 pizzas around lunchtime. The deliveries were part of Little Caesars initiative […]

Pleasanton bulk, trash pickup begins

The City of Pleasanton has announced that Republic Services will begin bulk/trash pickup on Monday, April 27 in Area 1 (areas West of Bryant St. and North of Goodwin St.) and proceed until complete. If you have not already set out your brush/bulk items, please do so as soon as possible. Please remember that there is a 10 cubic yard […]