Local and Texas General Election 2020 unofficial results


While the winner for the United States President has yet to be announced, Atascosa County election results are in but unofficial. The Pleasanton Express will provide a full report with interviews with candidates for our Wednesday, Nov. 11 issue. Atascosa County Sheriff David Soward has won re-election to office. The unofficial totals were David Soward: 9,672 and Rick Luna 8,325. […]

Sen. Pete Flores concedes SD19 race


Pete Flores, Texas State Senator, released the following statement on last night’s election results. “Yesterday’s election results were not what we had hoped for, but this campaign has come to an end. “I send my heartfelt thanks to the people of the District. I appreciate the opportunity to serve as their State Senator for the 86th Session. I want to […]

2020-11-04 E-Edition




Early voting broke records with 14,659 voting, which is 50% of Atascosa County registered voters. The above graph represents the unofficial final results including Early Voting (in-person and mail-in ballots) and Election Day (in-person and mail-in ballots). The Pleasanton Express’ e-Edition with final numbers and winners is now available for free to the public on our website. Please try out […]

Poteet grows: 381 new homes in development

FREE Groundbreaking ceremony Thursday

Poteet Mayor Willie Leal Jr., along with the Poteet City Council are proud to announce the groundbreaking ceremony of a new 381-home community in Poteet on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, at 10 a.m. “Poteet is a familyfriendly bedroom community to San Antonio,” said Mayor Leal. “We’ve been through the normal ups and downs as a community and now we’re aimed […]

Center Pharmacy robbed at gun-point


It started like any other day. Pharmacist Mike Watts opened Center Pharmacy in Pleasanton at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 31. The phone was already ringing. “Are you open?” a voice asked. The man went on to say they were from Corpus Christi and needed to get their mother’s blood pressure medicine which they had left behind. A few minutes […]

Spread Christmas Cheer at Merry on Main 2020


Merry on Main 2020 is fast approaching. This festival is Pleasanton’s largest event of the year with activities, entertainment and an unlimited amount of Christmas cheer! This year’s event will be held Dec. 4-5. Deadlines for participants, vendors and volunteers are coming up soon. Merry on Main’s Got Talent Show is now accepting audition videos. If you would like to […]

Out and About


Nov. 6 deadline to audition for Merry on Main’s Got Talent Show Audition tapes for the Merry on Main’s Got Talent Show are still being accepted. Video submission deadline is this Friday, Nov. 6. Please send a two-minute audition tape to entertainment@merryonmain.org, along with your name, age and performance category (vocal performance, comedy act, instrumental, etc.). There are two age […]

Drive-Thru Resource Event in Poteet Saturday


Head out to the Poteet Strawberry Festival Grounds this Saturday, Nov. 7 for the first ever Drive-Thru Resource Event sponsored by the City of Poteet. The two-hour event will last from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. and gives Atascosa County residents the chance to learn more about the many FREE resources locally available to them. The event is drive-thru style so as […]

Jourdanton Mayor proclaims Domestic Violence Awareness Month; Hospice, Palliative Care Month


Jourdanton Mayor Robert “Doc” Williams read the proclamation declaring October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, at the Oct. 19 meeting. The proclamation states that one in four women will experience domestic violence during her lifetime. Women and children fleeing from domestic violence makes them the fastest-growing homeless population. The proclamation also recognized the partnership between the City of Jourdanton Police […]

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