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Poteet librarian back on agenda

By Pleasanton Express Staff | June 15, 2022

With the election now in the past, citizens were seeking a newly unified council in the June 7 regular meeting of the Poteet City Council. A variety of issues were discussed during the five-hour meeting including the selecting of a new Mayor Pro Tem, deliberation on reassignment of duties of the library director and police relations within the community. The […]

ACTIVE SHOOTER TRAINING HELD

By Pleasanton Express Staff | June 15, 2022

All local law enforcement agencies made their way to Poteet High School June 13-14 for an active shooter training. An estimated 31 law enforcement agents participated from Poteet PD, Pleasanton PD, Somerset PD, Somerset ISD PD, Bexar County Sheriff’s Office, Poteet VFD, Atascosa County EMS Department, Southwest ISD PD, Kerrville ISD PD, Bastrop PD, Poteet ISD PD and even the […]

SPLASH INTO SUMMERTIME

By Pleasanton Express Staff | June 15, 2022

Left: The Reyes family, of Poteet, was the first to hop in the pool at the Jourdanton Aquatic Center on June 11. The pool is open Tuesday- Sunday from 12 p.m.-7 p.m. Admission is $3 per person (children 3 and under are free). The pool is located at Lilly Moo 1604 Hwy. 97 E. behind Jourdanton City Hall. Turn on […]

Fireworks prohibited in unincorporated areas

By Pleasanton Express Staff | June 15, 2022

Atascosa County Fire Marshal Roger Garcia announced a ban on the sales and use of bottle rockets and other fireworks with fins and sticks in the unincorporated areas of the county pursuant to Section 352.051 of the Texas Local Government Code. According to the Texas A&M Forest Service, Garcia stated that Atascosa County is classified in a moderate to extreme […]

Out and About

By Pleasanton Express Staff | June 15, 2022

The Olive Branch Floral, Design & Boutique Sale Huge summer sale today until Friday, 25% off the entire store, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at 1320 W. Oaklawn in Pleasanton. Summer activities at Pleasanton Library Summer Reading Program runs June 15-July 13. Preregistration is required. Forms may be picked up at the library at 115 N. Main St. in Pleasanton. Other events: […]

JOURDANTON AQUATIC CENTER OPENS

By Pleasanton Express Staff | June 15, 2022

Members of the Jourdanton City Council and Jourdanton Chamber of Commerce cut the ribbon for the grand opening of the Jourdanton Aquatic Center on June 11. Pictured, l-r, are Jourdanton Mayor Robert ‘Doc’ Williams, Council Member Chester Gonzales, Jack Harrison with the Chamber of Commerce, Council Member Raul Morales, Council Member Karen Pesek and Jourdanton Chamber of Commerce President Ronnie […]

Pleasanton ISD welcomes new chief of police

By Pleasanton Express Staff | June 15, 2022

Pleasanton ISD is excited to announce Michael Gilbert as their new Police Chief for the district. Chief Gilbert is a graduate of Pleasanton High School and is bringing 15 years of school based law enforcement experience to the district. He has worked at San Antonio ISD, Southwest ISD and Jourdanton ISD as their school resource officer. Chief Gilbert brings knowledge […]

Prasifka wins JP4 race

By Pleasanton Express Staff | June 15, 2022

In the closest local race, Rusty Prasifka (R) won the office of Justice of the Peace Precinct 4 by 20 votes over Robert Evans (R). “I am humbled by the outpouring of support from Precinct 4 voters to not only vote for me in March, but to return in May to elect me as JP,” said Prasifka. “I thank each […]

Poteet council holds 5-hour long meeting

By Pleasanton Express Staff | June 15, 2022

Tuesday nights Poteet City Council meeting was a five hour marathon. Members in attendance were Nick Sanchez, Jeremy Fernandez, Crystal Bautista, newly elected Henry Dominguez and Mayor Denise Sanchez. Councilman Rick Flores came to the meeting later because he was out on a call with the Poteet VFD. Consent Agenda The council voted to approve the minutes from the July […]

Safer Path introduces ‘Safer Paws,’ donations needed

By Pleasanton Express Staff | June 15, 2022

You’ve heard of a wedding shower. You’ve heard of a baby shower. We bet you haven’t heard of a Kennel Shower! Safer Path Family Violence Shelter is now hosting a Kennel Shower to get Safer Paws up and running! What is Safer Paws? Safer Paws is a shelter for our clients beloved dogs and cats. We have found that a […]