Fish Fry at St. Matthew


The Knights of Columbus Council #3266 will hold a Fish Fry Fundaiser this Sunday, Oct. 4, at St. Matthew’s Parish Hall in Jourdanton. Plates are to-go only and will be served from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Fish plates are $10 and will include fish, fries, cole slaw and a drink. 

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The Pleasanton Express is providing a free Voter’s Information Guide in today’s issue for the voters of Atascosa County featuring federal, state and local candidate profiles for the upcoming November 3, 2020 election. Please see pages 1-4C.

Cowboy Connect ready to giddy-up and go Oct. 1

Atascosa County Cowboy Connect will begin operations Oct. 1 in Pleasanton, Jourdanton and Poteet. The transit system, put on by ART (Alamo Regional Transit), will have four shuttles starting routes at 7 a.m. and ending routes at 6 p.m., Monday-Friday. ART is a part of AACOG (Alamo Area Council of Governments). For schedule and route go to According to […]

Shine a Light Vigil for domestic violence Oct. 8

The community is invited to join Safer Path Family Violence Shelter at their 2nd annual Shine a Light Vigil on Thursday, Oct. 8. The event will take place at 7 p.m. at the Atascosa County Courthouse and is part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Social distancing will be followed. “With everything that has happened in our community we really felt […]

Study details coronavirus crisis financial impact on rural America

A new report interviewing 3,400 adults across the U.S., including 543 individuals from rural America, detailed the coronavirus’s impact on U.S. households. Harvard University’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and NPR collaborated on the project. There were four reports with the third focusing on rural households. Among its findings: • 66% rural households with […]

Out and About

Harvest Moon Market on Oct. 3 Enjoy a day of shopping this Saturday, Oct. 3, when The Gypsy Moon Market, 107 S. Reed St. in Pleasanton, hosts the Harvest Moon Market. The event is set for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Food trucks and various vendors are welcome. Since The Gypsy Moon Market is in the City of Pleasanton, vendors […]

First mega food drive in Pleasanton River Park

The first San Antonio Mega Food Drive in Pleasanton was held Sept. 19 in the Pleasanton River Park. More than 380 families were presented with boxes of food items with 85 local volunteers helping to distribute the food. Feeding America reports that 84% of counties with high child food insecurity are rural. Food insecurity– defined as a lack of consistent […]

Alleged thief arrested by ACSO

Quick action by the Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office has landed a Charlotte man in the county jail charged with felony theft. According to Sheriff David Soward, on the morning of Sept. 23, Deputy Sheriff Bryan Cantu was dispatched to the Charlotte school for a theft and criminal mischief. Deputy Cantu met with school officials and Deputy Constable Tillie Wilborn, the […]

Shine a pink light on breast cancer

October is breast cancer awareness month. In honor of breast cancer survivors and those who have passed, The Pleasanton Express and Main Nutrition are challenging businesses and residents to light up their porches pink. Take a photo and send it to us at Tell us who you have lit your porch or yard in honor of and we will […]