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COWBOY HOMECOMING SPECIAL INSIDE

By Pleasanton Express Staff | September 11, 2019

Who will be queen? Join the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce at the Queen Coronation Ceremony Thursday, Sept. 12 at 7 p.m. at The Office located at 205 East Hunt St. in Pleasanton. Immediately following the coronation is the Little Mister and Miss Cowboy Homecoming Pageant. The 54th Cowboy Homecoming Festival kicks off Friday, Sept. 13 with a FREE concert featuring […]

Texas economy strong, Atascosa County unemployment at 3.8 percent

By Pleasanton Express Staff | September 11, 2019

Workforce Solutions Alamo released information indicating that Atascosa County had the highest unemployment rate in the 13-county area with a still low 3.8 percent. The news though is still good as January started off with a 4.3 percent unemployment in Atascosa County. In April, Atascosa County saw a record low unemployment rate of three percent. The 13-county area includes Atascosa […]

City sales, use tax payments up from last year, county down

By Pleasanton Express Staff | September 11, 2019

All cities in Atascosa County sales and use tax payments are up this month from September last year. Pleasanton experienced a slight increase of 11.10 percent increase compared to September 2018. They reported a net payment of $574,864.02, compared to $517,383.08 last year. With the smallest increase out of the cities in the county, Lytle reported a $109,714.16 net payment, […]

Out and About

By Pleasanton Express Staff | September 11, 2019

FBC Poteet Pantry The First Baptist Church in Poteet Food Pantry will be open on Wednesday, Sept. 11 and Sept. 25, from 9-11 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall building. It is open the second and fourth Wednesday 9/11 of the month. Memorial Climb at Tower of Americas in SA On Wednesday, Sept. 11, Tower of the Americas will pay tribute […]

Rapid Notification System coming to ACSO

By Pleasanton Express Staff | September 11, 2019

A software module has been ordered by Sheriff David Soward from the Spillman Software Company, that is expected to greatly enhance the dispatching for EMS and the local Volunteer Fire Departments. Last year the Sheriff, with approval from Commissioners Court, purchased a new Software for the Sheriff’s Office which is being shared with other local law enforcement agencies that choose […]

Atascosa County to commemorate 9/11

By Pleasanton Express Staff | September 11, 2019

Atascosa County will once again hold a ceremony on Sept. 11 to remember the tragic events of 18 years ago. There will be guest speakers from all over Atascosa County to help show support for our first responders, our military, and our nation. The public is not only invited, but encouraged to attend to show support and solidarity. The ceremony […]

County-Wide Voting approved

By Pleasanton Express Staff | September 11, 2019

As of last week, countywide voting for Atascosa County has been approved. Atascosa County Judge Bob Hurley stated the county had been approved to apply for county-wide voting, meaning their next step is to hold a test election to prove the county is capable of doing it. The county has applied for their test election to be held this fall […]

DOUBLE RAINBOW IN JOURDANTON

By Pleasanton Express Staff | September 11, 2019

Mando Vidales captured this beautiful double rainbow after Monday afternoon’s quick shower in Jourdanton.

Local Matters

By Pleasanton Express Staff | September 11, 2019

The most addictive activity at the Pleasanton Express is not coffee! It is the Pleasanton Express archives of every newspaper since 1952. Currently, our Pleasanton High School intern Mackenzie Pilgrim is in charge of our popular digital only feature Flash Back where we look back a decade at a time. Even at 17, she gets lost in the archives and […]

Atascosa County Judge’s Report

By Pleasanton Express Staff | September 11, 2019

I am excited to announce that we have been approved for our “test” election this fall to qualify for “County Wide Voting”. It has been a long and arduous path, but we got there. My sincere thanks go to the entire staff at the County Election Office for their time spent getting this done and assisting me. I thank Commissioner’s […]