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Ramos pleads guilty in murder case of Officer Deckard

By Noel Wilkerson-Holmes | January 14, 2019

Noel Wilkerson Holmes Publisher/Managing Editor This morning at the Atascosa County Courthouse, Jenevieve Ramos pleaded guilty to a charge of capital murder and will spend the rest of her life in prison with the possibility of parole. Ramos was accused of driving the getaway car for Shaun Ruiz Puente when he shot and killed Officer Bobby Deckard. Senior Judge Donna […]

Texas Senator Pete Flores tells constituents they are the boss

By Noel Wilkerson-Holmes | October 17, 2018

On Friday, Oct. 12, the swearing-in ceremony of newly elected Texas State Senator Peter P. Flores, R-Pleasanton was held in Austin in the Senate Chamber. Flores, who resides in Pleasanton, was elected in a special election last month to represent Senate District 19, a sprawling 17 county district which includes the South Side of San Antonio. Lt. Governor Patrick, who […]

Reading Rotarians visit Pleasanton Primary School

By Noel Wilkerson-Holmes | October 10, 2018

Rotary International’s motto is “Service above Self” and part of their service has been a global literacy initiative. “The district is extremely excited to partner with Pleasanton Rotary to strengthen the PISD Literacy Initiative,” said Dr. Matthew Mann. “It has been a true blessing to work with our students in our afterschool program ‘Beyond the Bell.’ We have started our […]

Have an opinion?

By Noel Wilkerson-Holmes | August 22, 2018

As our columnist Warren Domke posed this week “Why we should read the opinion page?” – because you get all sides of a story from different viewpoints. The Pleasanton Express Opinion pages feature guest columns from Atascosa County residents and natives from the Pleasanton Mayor to the County Judge to the Atascosa County Republican and Democrat chairpersons.The content of each […]