Garage Sale Extravaganza

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Taste the best of Atascosa County

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The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce is bringing back the Taste of Atascosa for 2021, after not holding the local area event since 2016. Join them on Thursday, Aug. 19, at the Pleasanton Civic Center from 6-9 p.m. Tickets are $15 for the fun and tasty evening event which includes scrumptious food, drinks and music. There will also be a silent […]

2021-08-18 E-Edition

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Cowboy Homecoming Queen will be crowned Saturday

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No Cowboy Homecoming Festival for 2021


Congratulations to the 55th Cowboy Homecoming Court. Almost 1,000 Pleasanton residents voted for the 2021 Cowboy Homecoming Queen sponsored by the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce. The Pleasanton Police Department counted the votes and announced the finalists as Raylin Castillo, Autumn Guerra, Erin Light, Linda Sanchez and Ally Sherley. The Cowboy Homecoming Queen will be crowned during the Pleasanton Young Farmers’ […]

Pleasanton Municipal Airport named Most Improved Airport

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The Pleasanton Municipal Airport received Most Improved Airport at the 2021 Texas Aviation Conference sponsored by the Texas Department of Transportation. “I really appreciate the effort JJ has put into improving our airport and polishing our gem in the rough,” said Pleasanton Mayor Clint Powell. “I have been flying out of the Pleasanton Municipal Airport (KPEZ) since 1995.” Mayor Powell […]

COWBOY OF THE YEAR ANNOUNCED THIS WEEKEND

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Former Cowboys of the Year met at the Pleasanton Express office Aug. 11 to pick the 2021 Cowboy of the Year and Cowboy Hall of Fame inductees who will be announced this Friday, Aug. 20 at the Pleasanton Young Farmers’ Cowboy of the Year Open Rodeo Festival. Please see front page of Farm & Ranch on 8B for more information […]

BACK TO SCHOOL

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Students at Jourdanton ISD began the new school year on Wednesday, Aug. 11. Pictured on his first day of pre-K is 4-year-old Christian Anthony Lugo Martinez. See more back to school photos on 3A and 4A.

A whole new game: Methodist Healthcare System talks COVID-19 vs. Delta variant

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In recent weeks, Atascosa County has seen a rise in positive COVID-19 cases. According to the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) COVID-19 Dashboard, as of press time, Atascosa County has a total of 283 active cases. The community now faces another strain of coronavirus, known as the Delta variant, that is fast spreading across the county. With the […]

Increase in August sales tax allocations

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Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced Aug. 11 $1.07 billion in local sales tax allocations for this month, 17.4 percent more than in August 2020. All around, Atascosa County and its cities received an increase in sales tax allocations for the month of August. Allocations are based on sales made in June by businesses that report tax monthly and on sales […]

Charlotte PD receives positive response from community

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Council moves forward with application process


The City of Charlotte held a public comment meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 11 to present information related to the establishment of a municipal police department in the city. The meeting, which was attended by 36 residents, was led by EMC Strategy Group, LLC, President & CEO, Ernie Gonzalez. Gonzalez presented steps that the city is following under the guidance of […]