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JOSE HERNANDEZ-SILVA

By Pleasanton Express Staff | April 24, 2019

Jose Juan Hernandez-Silva, 65, passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2019 in Pleasanton. He was born in Queretaro, Mexico on June 24, 1953. Jose is survived by his wife Gloria Hernandez of Pleasanton; sons John Hernandez and wife Veronica of Pleasanton, Jorge Gomez and wife Claudia of Pleasanton and Servando Hernandez of Mexico, D. F.; and five grandchildren Arianna, Alexa, Anna, […]

BOBBY GRAHAM

By Pleasanton Express Staff | April 24, 2019

Bobby Graham of San Antonio passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019 at the age of 67. He was born in Waco on Thursday, October 11, 1951 to W.S. Edwin and Lo Jean (Jowers) Graham. Bobby is survived by his mother, Lo Jean Graham of San Antonio; brother, Timothy Graham of San Antonio; sister, Cindy O’Rourke and husband Alex of Marion; […]

RUBERTO GARCIA

By Pleasanton Express Staff | April 24, 2019

Ruberto N. Garcia (Chokle), at the age of 67, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. He passed away peacefully, of natural causes. Born and raised in Poteet, the son of Amadeo Sr. and Maria Garcia. He leaves his wife of 42 years, Mary Teresa (Terry) Garcia. His daughters, San Juanita Garcia; Annette Garcia Martinez and […]

Gardening Q&A

By Pleasanton Express Staff | April 24, 2019

Q. We are moving in to a new house this month and it needs a lawn to be sodded. It is mostly in full sun. What are our choices and what do you recommend? A. The choices are Bermuda grass, buffalo grass, St Augustine, and zoysia for full sun. First recommendation if there is not 6 inches of soil into […]

Wildflower Fun Facts

By Pleasanton Express Staff | April 24, 2019

Of the 5,000 or so species of native plants in Texas, approximately 2,700 species* can be considered “wildflowers.” These are the herbaceous wild flowering plants not including grasses, sedges, rushes, trees, shrubs, some cacti and plants with small flowers that aren’t showy and wouldn’t be commonly called “wildflowers.” The botanical name for bluebonnets, Lupinus, comes from the Latin word for […]

PHS STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

By Pleasanton Express Staff | April 17, 2019

The Pleasanton High School Students of the Month are : 9th grade – Joel Averalo, 10th grade- Renata Osorio, 11th grade – AJ Paez and 12th grade – Christian Douglas.

Gang boss arrested

By Pleasanton Express Staff | April 17, 2019

After a lengthy investigation Pleasanton Police arrested 47-year-old Jorge Tirado last week. Tirado was wanted in Georgia, New York and New Jersey for charges ranging from armed robbery to cocaine trafficking. Tirado is a General in one of the largest street gangs, the Latin Kings. He is awaiting extradition in the Atascosa County Jail.

Commissioners approve two reassignments

By Pleasanton Express Staff | April 17, 2019

Meeting: Special Called Meeting, Monday, April 15, 2019, 9:00 a.m. Actions:  Approved action concerning paying of invoice to Texas Association of Counties for preparing and sending 1095 statements. County Invoice, $1,483.25, CSCD Invoice, $127.50, total: $1,610,75. Net Data is reimbursing this amount to the county.  Judge Hurley requested appropriate action concerning personnel: Existing employee Donald Penny to position […]

PURPLE HEART FLAG RAISED IN JOURDANTON

By Pleasanton Express Staff | April 17, 2019

Stephanie Pino of the Atascosa County Veterans Council (center) presents the Purple Heart flag to Jourdanton Mayor Robert “Doc” Williams, at the April 15 Jourdanton City Council meeting. At left is Jourdanton City Councilman Chester Gonzales.

Mad Mike’s Bike Blessing

By Pleasanton Express Staff | April 17, 2019

The Great Commission #427 of the Christian Motorcyclist Association will host their annual Bike Blessing at Mad Mike’s Drag Racing Motorcycle Shop, located at 301 Second Street in Pleasanton. The event is set for April 20, from 12 noon until 3 p.m. Enjoy pizza and refreshments while they last. 2019 Bike Blessing stickers to all that attend. Come and get […]