Fredericksburg Superintendent replaces head football coach

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According to Superintendent Dr. Joe Rodriguez, Fredericksburg Independent School District, Fredericksburg High School’s head football coach and athletic director, Lance Moffett, will sit out of the Region IV semi-final matchup against the Eagles. Defensive Coordinator Bill Wilder will assume head coaching duties for the remainder of the season. The Billies game versus the Pleasanton Eagles play Fredericksbug Billies 7 p.m. […]

2021-11-24 E-Edition

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Dr. Mann: hands-on leader, educator

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The collective community of Atascosa County mourns the sudden death of Dr. Matthew Mann, who passed away Saturday, Nov. 20, following complications from a heart attack. In his short 49 years, the Pleasanton ISD superintendent significantly impacted the students, staff and community he served. Dr. Mann was a dynamic leader who made deep connections with the people he met. This […]

Holiday shopping, fun at Vintage in Verdi Dec. 3-4

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Grab your friends and head out to the best outdoor market in South Texas for the 9th Annual Vintage in Verdi Dec. 3-4. The event is held at the Verdi Community Center, 4 Fairview Rd. in Verdi, just north of Pleasanton. The talented, local hostess Kate Jasik has an event-filled weekend planned for you with over 80 vendors where you’ll […]

Save the date for Merry on Main



In next week’s Pleasanton Express, there will be a Merry on Main special pullout tab that gives a detailed schedule of events, list of vendors and food trucks, maps and parade route. Merry on Main will be held Friday, Dec. 3 at the Pleasanton River Park and Saturday, Dec. 4 in historic downtown Pleasanton. Friday will kick off at 6 […]

Arguijo arrested in illegal dumping investigation

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Lupe Arguijo Gonzales, 63, was arrested this morning by the Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office on an alleged charge of Illegal Dumping over 1,000 pounds. Gonzales, formerly of the Leming area, was recently indicted by an Atascosa County Grand Jury earlier this month after a lengthy investigation by the ACSO Criminal Investigation Division. The investigation was the result of approximately 100,000 […]

County, Pleasanton FD contract not renewed



During their Monday meeting, Atascosa County Commissioners Court unanimously voted to not renew their contract with the City of Pleasanton for fire protection services. The decision comes after the two entities failed to come to an agreement on their contract following Pleasanton Fire Department’s request for an additional $15,000. “They are already receiving the highest amount of funds we offer […]

Out and About

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Gypsy Moon Market’s Small Business Saturday Four-Year Anniversary Nov. 27 celebration at 107 S. Reed. St. in Pleasanton. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Texas Crab Company Food Truck, local small business popups and live Texas music with Gus Clark. Small Business Saturday in Jourdanton Christmas Kickoff Nov. 27, from 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. Food, shopping, games and fun on Simmons Avenue in […]

Atascosa Animal Allies annual report



On Nov. 4, Caron Tuttle, President of Atascosa Animal Allies, presented a report of the group’s accomplishments in 2021 to the Pleasanton City Council as follows: • 3,583 cats and dogs helped since 2017 • 979 dogs and cats sterilized in 2021 Adoptions Most of the Pleasanton dogs are adopted in other states or Canada. They have Adopt-A-Pet websites in […]

Small Business Saturday in Jourdanton Christmas Kickoff on Nov. 27

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Celebrate the holiday season at the Small Business Saturday in Jourdanton Christmas Kickoff this Saturday, Nov. 27. The festivities will begin at 9 a.m. and continue until 1 p.m. on Simmons Avenue, between Oak Street and Main Street. Hosted by Chicoine Insurance Agency and Lesley’s Flowers & Gifts, the event will feature over 30 local food and merchandise vendors, as […]