Atascosa Central Appraisal District temporarily closes due to Covid-19


The Atascosa Central Appraisal District had an employee test positive for Covid-19 Tuesday and will close until further notice for the safety of staff and the community. “I would like to inform the public that an employee with the Atascosa Central Appraisal District tested positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday,” said Michelle Berdeaux, Chief Appraiser, Atascosa Central Appraisal District. “I have […]

2020-06-24 E-Edition

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Pleasanton converts to full-time fire department

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Pleasanton Express reached out for public comments to a few of the Pleasanton volunteer firefighters. Some volunteers have respectfully chosen to not speak to the media at this time while others politely declined to go on the record. If any volunteers are willing to go on the record for public comments, please email the Pleasanton Express at […]

JISD surveys parents on reopening

What will the 2020-2021 school year bring? This is a question weighing heavily on the minds of many educators, parents and students. On June 13, parents of students attending Jourdanton ISD were asked to fill out a 10-question survey regarding the upcoming school year. It stated responses would help JISD plan for several scenarios in case JISD is unable to […]

Local 4th of July Celebrations cancelled

The 4th of July Celebrations planned to be held in Pleasanton, Jourdanton and Lytle have been cancelled this year in order to be proactive in the fight against the coronavirus. The City of Pleasanton and Pleasanton Parks and Recreation decided to cancel their first 4th of July Celebration in the park and postpone the Pleasanton River Park reopening. In Mayor […]

Governor assures Texans closing state is final option

State averaging 3,500 new cases per day

Gov. Greg Abbot reported that Texas had hit a record in new coronavirus cases, eclipsing 5,000 Tuesday. With COVID-19 cases growing, Governor Abbott assured Texans that closing the state would be the final option. As of Tuesday, Atascosa County had a total of 89 cases, active cases 41 – which rose by 40 cases from the previous week – recovered […]

Out and About

Atascosa County Small Business Networking event Calling on small business owners, self-employed individuals and entrepreneurs. You are encouraged to attend the Atascosa County Small Business Networking Meet and Greet Event on Wednesday, July 1. Meet with others from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Atascosa River Park, Pavilion #1. Much has happened since the group first met back in February. Here is […]

South Texas Natural Wellness brings lab tested CBD locally

South Texas Natural Wellness is home to a variety of third-party lab tested CBD, hemp products and employees that are educated on these natural supplements and the assortment of health benefits that they can bring about. Owner, DJ Swan, first encountered CBD products while searching for pain relief for her husband’s back pain. After continuous doctors’ visits and experimenting with […]

Meals on Wheels supports Atascosa County residents

Meals on Wheels San Antonio (MOWSA) is an organization that provides meal delivery, pet food delivery, friendship services and home safety to isolated seniors in San Antonio and surrounding areas. In Bexar County alone, MOWSA volunteers and staff service 3,500 clients each weekday. Meals on Wheels has expanded their services to reach at-risk, isolated clients by providing nourishment, independence and […]

County sees major decline in June sales tax allocations

On June 10, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar sent cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $690.4 million in local sale tax allocations for June 2020. That amount is 11.7% less revenue than in June 2019. These allocations are attributed to the sales made in April by businesses that report tax monthly. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, widespread social […]