2020-10-28 E-Edition

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2020 Candidate Forum draws crowd

Voters turn out to polls, Election Day is Nov. 3


Considering the times of COVID-19, it was a great turnout at the Pleasanton River Park when voters were given the opportunity to hear from and interact with their candidates at the first ever 2020 General Election Candidate Forum on Oct. 22. The event, sponsored by the Pleasanton Express, started at 6 p.m. under the big pavilion where candidates set up […]

Jourdanton council approves schematic design of pool, splash pad, amenities project



The Jourdanton City Council approved the schematic design of the Municipal Swimming Pool, splash pad and associated amenities project at the Oct. 19 council meeting. Also included in the motion is to authorize Terracon to begin Design Development Phase Services. Voting against was council member Patsy Tymrak-Daughtrey. Other members of the council are Chester Gonzales, Jack R. Harrison, Raul Morales, […]

Charlotte ISD removes remote learning option



In March of this year, Texas schools transitioned from in-person to online learning in a matter of weeks due to the COVID 19 outbreak. With schools reopening in August, students were given the option to continue remote learning from home or come back in person for face-to-face learning. Charlotte ISD announced in September they had a total enrollment of 416 […]

Out and About

Trick or Treat Trail on Halloween at River Park This Halloween, bring the family out to the Pleasanton River Park from 5-7 p.m. The City of Pleasanton Parks and Recreation Department will host a free Trick or Treat Trail with safety protocols in place, Saturday, Oct. 31. Join them for free candy and treats. Over 40 groups/organizations have signed up […]

Battle of the PDs raises $6K for St. Jude



The Pleasanton and Jourdanton Police Departments raised a record $6,247 during their 5th Annual Tip-A-Cop Event on Oct. 23. Officers from both departments stood at the intersection of Hwy 97 and Airport Blvd. in front of Chili’s in Pleasanton during the lunch hours of 11 a.m.-2 p.m. collecting monetary donations from passersby. All funds raised during the event go toward […]

Wild Bill ‘Christmas’ Cowboy Gallop Dec. 5



Save the date! The Wild Bill “Christmas” Cowboy Gallop hosted by the Pleasanton Express is set for Saturday, Dec. 5 at the Pleasanton River Park at 8 a.m. The 41st Annual 5K race and 2-mile fun run/walk will be held in conjunction with Merry on Main this year. Online sign up and payment is now open on our website at […]

Merry on Main vendors and sponsors wanted



Calling all crafters, artists, non-profit food vendors and food trucks! Put your goods and delicious foods in front of hundreds of Christmas shoppers and merry makers enjoying the family-friendly Merry on Main festival, Dec. 4-5. Merry on Main is a great way to introduce your business and to gain new customers. Send an email to vendors@merryonmain.org or visit www.merryonmain.org for […]

WALKING FOR ALZHEIMER’S AWARENESS

The Pleasanton JRTOC program participated in the Alzheimer’s Awareness Virtual Walk on Saturday, Oct. 24 in Atascosa County and raised $900 for the cause. Their participation spanned across Atascosa County and into San Antonio with cadets and parents walking a total of 3.1 miles or more in small groups to bring awareness of this awful disease. Pictured above are cadets […]

Commissioners Court approves private road ordinance during regular meeting



The Atascosa County Commissioners Court held their last regular meeting of the month Monday morning at the courthouse. All were present including Comissioner Mark Gillespie, Pct. 1; Commissioner Stuart Knowlton, Pct. 2; Commissioner Eliseo Perez, Pct. 3; Commissioner Kennard Riley, Pct. 4; and County Judge Bob Hurley. Agenda items were discussed and voted on as follows: • There was no […]


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