About Pleasanton Express Staff

Texas, nation mourn death of former president

By Pleasanton Express Staff | December 12, 2018

Gov. Greg Abbott on Dec. 3 proclaimed Dec. 5 as an official day of mourning across the Lone Star State in honor of former President George H.W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States, who died in Houston on Nov. 30. In the proclamation, Abbott encouraged Texans to “gather, assemble and pay their respects to the memory of George […]

SANTA AT THE EXPRESS

By Pleasanton Express Staff | December 12, 2018

Letters to Santa and the Pleasanton Express Christmas Issue will be out on the stands Dec. 19. Bring the kids to the Pleasanton Express front porch Thursday, Dec. 13 from 5-8 p.m. Santa will be here reading letters. Take your photo with him!

Atascosa County Judge’s Report

By Pleasanton Express Staff | December 12, 2018

The second installment about Juvenile Court is about the process. Obviously when a juvenile breaks the law, there is a different method and set of laws about their adjudication. The interesting thing is that TJJD (Texas Juvenile Justice Department) and the Juvenile Laws of Texas are designed to hold the juvenile responsible for their actions, but also to be very […]

Verdilizer

By Pleasanton Express Staff | December 12, 2018

Boy, what a weekend! Vintage in Verdi was a success even with the rain Friday and people getting stuck and having Dustin Jasik pulling them out with his tractor. Kindness filled the air Friday and Saturday. Everyone had so much fun. Nothing stopped them from coming out to shop, eat and visit. It was a great time for all. The […]

SENATOR FLORES VISITS THE HEIGHTS

By Pleasanton Express Staff | December 12, 2018

Newly elected State Senator of District 19 and Pleasanton native, Pete Flores, made a special visit to The Heights Rehabilitation and Long Term Care facility on Thursday, Dec. 6. Senator Flores greeted residents as he took an official tour of the building and discussed medicare and funding with representatives of The Heights. Pictured above, left to right, are Lee Rivas […]

VINTAGE IN VERDI

By Pleasanton Express Staff | December 12, 2018

This year’s Vintage in Verdi was a great success, with many turning out to find unique treasures, just like these two youngsters did.

The World War II veterans we know…

By Pleasanton Express Staff | December 12, 2018

The recent passing of President George H.W. Bush reminds us of our dwindling number of World War II veterans, the men and women who served so many decades ago who survived to tell about it. Mr. Bush was the last World War II veteran to serve as president. There were several World War II veterans in my family. One aunt […]

Forever Families at Adoption Day

By Pleasanton Express Staff | December 12, 2018

Nov. 29 was a celebration of families, as Associate Judge Melissa DeGerolami of the Child Protective Court of South Central Texas granted adoptions for four new families. The hearings were held at the District Courtroom at the Atascosa County Courthouse. She began by thanking District Judge Lynn Ellison for graciously allowing them to interrupt his docket that day for the […]

Talent among us

By Pleasanton Express Staff | December 12, 2018

Area schools have been/will be performing their Winter/Christmas concerts this month. I had the pleasure to hear the Pleasanton High School Jazz Band once again. I missed out on the full band’s concert last week, so I am glad I made it to the jazz one. Some of the these kids I’ve known since they were babies (Robert Rutherford and […]

Poteet students collect food

By Pleasanton Express Staff | December 12, 2018

Poteet High School students participated in the Red Barrel food drive for the two weeks in support of their local Veterans of Foreign Wars Organization. The red barrels are tagged with names of the freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors. The grade that collected the most items was to be awarded with a trip to the movies on November 14. PHS […]