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This Bud’s not for you

By Contributed | November 09, 2018

The theft of an 18-wheeler beer truck resulted in a pursuit early last Tuesday morning with sheriff’s deputies. Sheriff David Soward stated his office received a call at 6:36 a.m. from a truck driver reporting his truck had been stolen from Z’s Super Stop at TX 97 at IH 37. While Deputy Sheriff Chris Gomez was enroute to the location, […]

ONLY 3 DAYS LEFT: Stop Forced Annexation

By Contributed | August 03, 2018

By Marie Levy IF YOU WANT A SAY, SIGN PETITION TODAY We hear some county residents are still confused as to exactly what the petition is. We are happy to keep slicing and dicing until it is understandable enough to digest…before it is too late! Here it is: There are two types of county status designations in Texas when it […]

Reprieve granted to group fighting for property rights

By Contributed | July 31, 2018

“Signatures are difficult to gather in a short amount of time in a county where many property owners prefer to disconnect from the frenzied high- tech style of big city life,” says Marie Levy, organizer of the petition drive Stop Forced Annexation in Atascosa County; but the stakes are high enough in this very important issue that affects all of […]

Bealls thieves apprehended

By Contributed | July 11, 2018

From Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office: Pleasanton PD just had a theft at Bealls in Pleasanton. Four suspects fled with a lot of merchandise in hand. A witness in parking lot called 9-1-1 at Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office. Dispatchers notified S.O. units as a Pleasanton PD unit began pursuing the suspects in a tan SUV down Airport Rd. The suspects were […]

ACSO recovers kidnapped 10 year old Uvalde boy

By Contributed | July 11, 2018

Just in, Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office just recovered a 10 year old boy that was kidnapped in Uvalde yesterday by non family members. Texas Rangers were working the case and two ACSO investigators recovered him on FM 2146 west of Jourdanton. The case is currently still under investigation by Texas Rangers.

Pleasanton to host UTSA Business Workshop

By Contributed | June 26, 2018

The City of Pleasanton will hold a business development procurement workshop on Thursday, June 28, at 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., at the Pleasanton City Hall in partnership with the University of Texas San Antonio Alliance Program. Eloy Garcia, Program Director for the UTSA Alliance Program, will lead the presentation and share important information on the bidding and procurement requirements […]

Salvation Army Fan Drive

By Contributed | June 26, 2018

The Salvation Army Fan Drive is still in full swing. We have received fans, but still have a need for more, especially for our disabled and senior friends. Please drop them by the store or the Pleasanton Express and thank you to all who have already donated. They have provided relief to many already. We are so excited. The Salvation […]

Eagle Scout service projects benefit City of Pleasanton

By Contributed | June 19, 2018

Pleasanton Express Photos by Rebecca Pesqueda, and courtesy photos by Joett Morrison.             Two Eagle Scout candidates, both from Boy Scout Troop 194 of Pleasanton, completed their Eagle Scout Service Projects in partnership with the City of Pleasanton Parks and Recreation Department benefiting the city pool and the youth in Pleasanton. The purpose of the […]

Appraisal Board hears complaints on tax bills, prepares for appeals

By Contributed | May 30, 2018

Christelle Troell Staff Writer The Atascosa Appraisal District board of directors heard an earful of complaints from citizens on May 17, regarding the recent property tax bills just delivered in the mail which represented a large increase in taxes on properties. After Chairman Arthur Troell called the meeting to order, public comments were first on the agenda. Eight land owners […]

Ohio woman killed in crash

By Contributed | May 30, 2018

On Saturday, May 26 at approximately 3:46 p.m., Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers responded to a fatal crash in Atascosa County. According to DPS spokesman Sgt. Deon Cockrell, for unknown reasons, the 2013 Kia Sorento traveling southbound on IH-37 near mile post 115  traveled off the right edge of the roadway impacting a tree with the front left portion […]