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 or visit for […]

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 […]



On Wednesday, Oct. 21, Pleasanton Lions Club member Wilbur Palmer was presented with a Senate Proclamation by Senator Pete Flores (D-19) honoring his 55 years of service to the community of Pleasanton.

Poteet ISD receives Superior FIRST rating


Amanda Gonzales, Poteet ISD Executive Director of Business and Operations, addressed the Poteet ISD school board at their Oct. 26 meeting. During the public hearing on the school’s Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas (FIRST) rating, Gonzales reported that the district received an A for the 2019- 2020 school year, which is a Superior rating. Total score was a 98 […]

Jourdanton council approves notice of intention


The Jourdanton City Council held a Special Called Meeting on Monday night, Oct. 26, to address several agenda items. Mayor Robert “Doc” Williams called the meeting to order, with Chester Gonzales, Jack Harrison, Raul Roy Morales and Patsy Tymrak-Daughtrey in attendance. Karen Pesek was absent. With no residents to be heard, Williams went directly to the agenda items. Notice of […]

Huereca sentenced to 20 years TDCJ


On Oct. 27, the 81st Judicial District Attorney’s Office announced that Atascosa County resident and registered sex offender, Adan Huereca was sentenced to 20 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) for indecency with a child. Less than one year after he was placed on 10 years deferred, Huereca violated his probation conditions by failing to comply with […]

Garcia arrested for alleged assault


On Thursday, Oct. 29, the Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office arrested an 18-year-old Charlotte High School senior. After a two-week-long investigation by the ACSO’s Crimes Against Children Investigator Albert Garza, Matthew Garcia was arrested and charged with alleged aggravated sexual assault of a child under the age of 14. “My investigators are continuing the investigation as to whether or not any […]

The Buzz: find the winner contest


The Pleasanton Express’ The BUZZ is your weekly guide to shopping and special offers around town. Each week thousands of readers check out all these AMAZING local businesses that provide you with services, shopping and so much more! Small businesses are the backbone of their local communities. If you spend $100 at a local business, roughly $68 stays within your […]

What to expect when you are electing

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This morning we are waking up to find out who won political races. Locally, it is all about the popular vote. Whoever wins the most votes is the winner. So very simple. To win the office of the President of the United States of America, the path is the opposite of simple. I listened to a podcast recently titled, “What […]

Atascosa County Judge’s Report


We reported last week on the County Emergency Facebook page that the State had changed the way they calculate a county’s ability to opt out of the masking rule. Before this the rule was that the confirmed cases had to be below 20 daily for two weeks consecutive. Our numbers dropped so well that we were running five and below […]