Jourdanton, Poteet qualify athletes for regionals

POTH — Jourdanton and Poteet’s track teams had similar days at the 27/28-3A area meet at Jack Lane Field on Wednesday, April 14. The Jourdanton Indians placed 11th with 24 total points while Poteet finished the meet 12th with 23 total points. The Squaws finished 10th with 19 points while the Lady Aggies were 13th with eight points. Jourdanton is […]

Garage Sale Extravaganza


Free Vaccine Clinic


There will be an Atascosa County Free Vaccine Clinic at the Poteet Strawberry Festival grounds. Appointments will be booked for the week of April 19-25. Call 830-580-2606 to schedule your appointment. Get your vaccine and get your life back!  

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Garcia wins Grand Champion title

Strawberry grower Selso Garcia of S & G Farm captured the 2021 Grand Champion title at the Poteet Strawberry Festival Auction held on Saturday, April 10. The winning strawberries were of the Chandler variety and, to date, have brought in a total of $7,800. The premium Grand Champ buyer was H-E-B with a bid of $4,000. Other contributions so far […]

County addresses illegal tire operation on Verdi Road

On March 6, people as far as Three Rivers and Pearsall could see a billowing cloud of black smoke in the sky coming from a private residence off Verdi Road in northern Atascosa County. The smoke was the result of thousands of burning tires from an outof control trash fire. The property owners are said to have been running illegal […]


The Pleasanton Express hosted a Meet the Candidate Forum Monday night at the Pleasanton Civic Center for all City of Pleasanton and Pleasanton ISD candidates. Those who attended and participated in the forum were, from left, Blasa F. Chapa, unopposed Pleasanton ISD District 1 incumbent/ candidate; Patrick Hurley, Pleasanton ISD District 3 candidate; Loren Gillespie, unopposed PISD District 4 candidate; […]

County to host 1K a day vaccine clinic starting next week

Judge Hurley is pleased to announce that Atascosa County will be hosting a drive through 1,000 shot per day vaccination clinic at the Poteet Strawberry Festival Grounds. The clinic will start Monday, April 19 and is expected to run for 30 consecutive days. This will run by appointment only. Appointments will be booked for the week of April 19-25. Please […]

Out and About

Peace for the Pieces Social Group Silent Auction Online event going on now on Facebook. Bid on beautifully handcrafted and painted puzzle pieces, as part of Autism Awareness Month. Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce Spring Mixer Wednesday, April 14, Chamber log cabin, 4-7 p.m. Mix and mingle and “Meet and Greet the Candidates.” Open to public. Refreshments served. Mega Food Distribution […]

Questions answered at the Pleasanton candidate forum

Monday night, mayoral, city council and school board candidates for the upcoming May election took the stage at the Pleasanton Civic Center to speak in their own words about their vision and plans for their new office if elected. More than 70 residents attended the event hosted by the Pleasanton Express and moderated by Rhonda Williamson, Executive Director, Safer Path. […]