About Emily Mann

First Annual Wild Bill’s Pumpkin Run

By Emily Mann | August 11, 2020

Participate in the First Annual Wild Bill’s Pumpkin Run in Poteet on November 7 to raise money for a diabetic alert dog. James and Jennifer George are the parents of a Type 1 (T1D) son named Billy Andrew George. What is a Diabetic Alert Dog? For years, Diabetes Assist Dogs have been used to detect low blood sugar levels in […]

Back to School Feature in Pleasanton Express

By Emily Mann | August 11, 2020

Pleasanton Express is doing a story, non-sensational just educational, on GOING BACK TO SCHOOL. We want to interview: Parents who decided to do remote learning. Parents who decided to do Face-to-Face at school learning. Parents who will do a hybrid – perhaps little ones at home and teens at school. We need families from Pleasanton, Jourdanton, Poteet, Charlotte, Tilden and […]

Safer Path Family Violence Shelter August Immediate Needs List

By Emily Mann | August 11, 2020

  Can you help provide a few beneficial items for self care at Safer Path Family Violence Shelter? Items from this month’s immediate needs list can be found on their Amazon Wish List by clicking on this link: smile.amazon.com/hz/charitylist/ls/335VW0JIBGDK0/ref=smi_ext_lnk_lcl_cl. Items go directly to clients in shelter.

Need help completing your 2020 Census?

By Emily Mann | August 11, 2020

The City of Pleasanton is holding two events August 20 and 25 from, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Pleasanton Public Library to help residents complete their 2020 Census. The census form is fast and easy to fill out. It takes only a few minutes. Households have until October 31 to respond to the 2020 Census. However, census takers have begun […]

Mega food distribution Saturday, August 15

By Emily Mann | August 11, 2020

The San Antonio Food Bank and First Baptist Church Poteet is having a county-wide distribution on August 15 at the Poteet Strawberry Festival Grounds. You can pre-register at www.safoodbank.org for the rural Atascosa County distribution. The line will start at 10 a.m. The gate onto the property will not be open until 6:30 a.m. Do not start lining up until […]

One week left in the “How does your garden grow?” Contest

By Emily Mann | August 04, 2020

Send in your photos to enter the Pleasanton Express, “How does your garden grow?” Contest! We want to see photos of your freshly grown tomatoes, crispy cucumbers and ears of sweet corn from your home gardens. Photos of your vegetable or flower garden could win a prize worth $25-$50 from local merchants plus bragging rights and a photo in the […]

“BACK TO SCHOOL? YOUR QUESTIONS, ANSWERED” Zoom Meeting with Senator Judith Zaffrini

By Emily Mann | August 04, 2020

Join Senator Judith Zaffrini on Wednesday, August 12, for a Zoom Meeting titled, “BACK TO SCHOOL? YOUR QUESTIONS, ANSWERED.” This meeting will take place at 1:30 p.m. This informational Zoom session is designed to answer numerous questions raised during their last forum, which addressed health concerns and restrictions for the re-opening or schools for the 2020-2021 school year. Register for […]

Need help completing the 2020 Census?

By Emily Mann | August 04, 2020

The City of Pleasanton is holding two events August 20 and 25 from, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Pleasanton Public Library to help residents complete their 2020 Census. The census form is fast and easy to fill out. It takes only a few minutes. Households have until October 31 to respond to the 2020 Census. However, census takers have begun […]

Charlotte ISD New Student Registration

By Emily Mann | August 04, 2020

If you have a new student in the Charlotte ISD district, registration is happening now. Parents/guardians are asked to call the respective campus office to make an appointment to register their child. Charlotte Elementary: 830-277-1710 Charlotte Middle school/ High school: 830-277-1432

Atascosa Cowboy Transit System

By Emily Mann | August 04, 2020

The Atascosa Cowboy Transit system servicing Pleasanton, Jourdanton and Poteet is up and running. The Cowboy Connect Shuttle will run between Pleasanton and Jourdanton Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. The shuttle will stop at Jourdanton Housing, Walmart, H-E-B, Coastal Bend College, Methodist Hospital South and the Atascosa County Courthouse. It will cost one dollar each time you […]