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Come be Merry on Main this weekend

By Pleasanton Express Staff | December 02, 2020

Merry on Main is here! This two-day annual Christmas event conveniently located at historic downtown Main Street and the Pleasanton River Park is the place to make lifelong memories with your family and friends. Merry on Main has something for everyone–local craft and retail vendors, food vendors and food trucks, live music, carolers, children’s events, photos with Santa and the […]

PICTURES WITH SANTA AT MERRY ON MAIN

By Pleasanton Express Staff | December 02, 2020

Merry on Main pictures with Santa. Come have your FREE photo taken with Santa by Memories on Main behind Dowdy Real Estate from 1-5 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 5. Merry on Main takes place Dec. 4-5 at the Pleasanton River Park and downtown Pleasanton.

Thompson to debut first novel ‘Broken Toys’

By Pleasanton Express Staff | December 02, 2020

For the majority of her life, Glenda Thompson has had two goals: to see her artwork hanging in a gallery and have a book traditionally published. “I have now achieved both,” she said, referring to her fiction novel, “Broken Toys” which releases on Wednesday, Dec. 16. “I have a drawer full of partially-finished manuscripts, so I’m most excited that I […]

Drop your ‘Letters to Santa’ at the Pleasanton Express

By Pleasanton Express Staff | December 02, 2020

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and Santa’s elves have once again dropped off the official “Letters for Santa” mailbox at the Pleasanton Express! Every child in Atascosa County is encouraged to write a letter to Santa and stop by the Pleasanton Express at 114 E. Goodwin St. to drop their letters into the mailbox. All Christmas letters, […]

Starbucks slated for Pleasanton spring 2021

By Pleasanton Express Staff | December 02, 2020

The City of Pleasanton has approved a permit from a Houstonbased real estate development company for a newlyconstructed retail project leased to Starbucks Corporation. Construction for the Pleasanton location is slated for just after the second quarter of 2021. Once a firm commitment was obtained with the developer and Starbucks, the developer who has local ties in Pleasanton, began outreach […]

Poteet ISD moves to remote learning

By Pleasanton Express Staff | December 02, 2020

On Saturday, Nov. 28, Poteet ISD announced that all students will begin remote learning this week until further notice. “Poteet ISD students will be staying home due to the high number of COVID-19 cases in Atascosa County in an effort to keep our students safe,” the announcement stated. All staff returned to work on Monday and were tested for COVID-19. […]

Out and About

By Pleasanton Express Staff | December 02, 2020

City of Poteet Holiday Home & Business Decorating Contest Pick up applications to enter from Dec. 1-Dec. 15 at Poteet Library or City Hall. Winners announced Monday, Dec. 21 live on Facebook. Poteet Christmas Tree Lighting on Dec. 4 2nd Annual Christmas Tree Lighting, 6-8 p.m., 5th Street between Avenue H and I in Poteet. Jourdanton Chamber of Commerce Small […]

Christmas Tree lighting

By Pleasanton Express Staff | December 02, 2020

At 5:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4 at the Pleasanton River Park, the Pleasanton High School Band will treat the community with Christmas music under the 28-ft. Christmas tree. Merry on Main’s official start will be with the lighting of the Christmas tree at 6 p.m. A winter wonderland of 95 beautifully and creatively decorated Christmas trees sponsored by local businesses […]

Little Miss Merry on Main Pageant

By Pleasanton Express Staff | December 02, 2020

The 2nd Little Miss Merry on Main pageant sponsored by the Woman’s Club of Pleasanton begins at 10:30 a.m. at the Main Stage on Main. The event will feature Atascosa County girls ages 7-10. Come out and support these future women leaders as they vie for Little Miss Merry on Main. Last year, Sofia Ayala won the first ever title […]

Free Kid Zone

By Pleasanton Express Staff | December 02, 2020

The Kid Zone will open from noon until 5 p.m. with real life reindeer, live animal exhibit, a snow maker that creates snow for kids to play in, a train that seats 12 and takes five-minute rides around the block, ice slide, face painting and more. All for FREE!