2020-07-01 E-Edition

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Stay safe this July 4th Weekend

A history on Pleasanton VFD

The Pleasanton Express would like to wish all of Atascosa County a Happy 4th of July weekend! With that being said, Atascosa County Fire Marshal Roger Garcia would also like to remind everyone to stay safe this holiday weekend and be mindful of firework policies in your respective cities. “Be firework safe out there. Use your common sense when it […]

Locally grown kindness, love, coffee and wellness

Sunshine House Coffee opened its doors on January 29, 2020, but soon had to close them due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. After a month of closure and social distancing, Sunshine House Coffee opened their drive-thru where they continue to operate. The challenges of opening and operating a new business are many, but the challenges of opening and operating a new […]

Atascosa Co. issues 72-hour advisory

On Saturday, Atascosa County sent out a COVID-19 advisory to residents in response to growing case numbers. I wanted to alert people to the fact that the numbers have quintupled in the last three and a half weeks. They don’t seem to be going down,” said Atascosa County Judge Robert Hurley. Hurley said there was nothing specific about making the […]

H-E-B now requires the use of masks in stores

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following press release was sent to the Pleasanton Express from H-E-B regarding the store’s new requirement of wearing face coverings upon shopping at your local H-E-B. Although Governor Abbott has approved local Health and Safety Plan ordinances which require mask use, some cities and counties have not issued an ordinance even though the health data in these […]

Out and About

Small Business Networking event via Zoom Small business owners, self-employed individuals and entrepreneurs are invited to attend the Atascosa County Small Business Networking event on Wednesday, July 1. In lieu of a live, in-person event, there will be a virtual Zoom meeting at 5:30 p.m. It will start off with opening comments, followed by everyone introducing themselves and their business. […]


Palmer recognized for 55 years of service to Pleasanton Lions Club

On completing 55 years of service as a Pleasanton Lions Club member, Wilbur Palmer was recognized by Dr. Jung Yui Choi, Lions Club International President. Dr. Choi commemorated Palmer with a Milestone Chevron Award. The Chevron Award is aptly named after the chevron symbol in reference to a badge, or insignia, indicating rank or length of service. “Your commitment to […]

Cowboy Connect transit system on its way for Atascosa Co. residents

Alamo Area Council of Governments (AACOG) Transportation/Natural Resource Director Sean Scott said cities wanted the service in Atascosa County. “We have put together a demonstration of this route,” Scott said. He said AACOG will announce when the Cowboy Connect will be up and running. They will run a poll on Facebook to get the top three locations people would like […]

City of Pleasanton COVID-19 closings

Pleasanton has released its latest COVID-19 closings as of Monday, June 29: • City of Pleasanton just released new updates: • MASK REQUIRED in city facilities • Individuals must wear a face mask to enter city facilities POOL CLOSED • The pool will remain closed for the remainder of the summer. • No private pool parties • No water aerobics […]