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Poteet vs. Jourdanton and more Week 1 picks

By Pleasanton Express Staff | August 29, 2018

Regular season grid action begins this weekend for our Atascosa County teams. The Eagles went 10-2 last season as 4A Division I finalists/ 4-1 in district. PHS returns 4 starters both ways and will be displaying a potent offense this year. Pleasanton will be hosting San Antonio Edison. Last year, the Eagles won over Edison, 19-6. This year’s PHS brigade […]

Poteet girls crosscountry third at Pearsall

By Pleasanton Express Staff | August 29, 2018

Poteet’s girls crosscountry team had a strong showing at the Pearsall meet on Aug. 25. The Aggies took third with 128 points, 41 points away from second-place Pearsall. Poteet had three girls in the top 20. Briana Alvarado placed ninth in 14:37. Lauren Davila followed with a 10th place finish in 14:38. Bianca Haynes took 20th place in 15:16. Poteet’s […]

Poteet back on volleyball court

By Pleasanton Express Staff | August 29, 2018

Poteet’s volleyball team was back in action on Aug. 28, playing at San Antonio Cole. The Aggies won 25- 18, 25-17, 27-29, 25-16. Lauren Davila had five aces. Arianna Rangel led the team in kills. Danica de la Fuente led the team in digs. Poteet had not played a live match in almost two weeks. Poteet will host its second […]

It’s a match

By Pleasanton Express Staff | August 29, 2018

Roy “Buster” Pawelek of Poteet was diagnosed in December with renal failure and was in the hospital for a total of 31 days. Pawelek said he is now a connoisseur of hospitals having stayed in Mission Trails Baptist, Methodist San Antonio and Methodist South Hospital in Jourdanton. He has been in dialysis since the end of February three days a […]

LANE BRADLEY STEPHENS

By Pleasanton Express Staff | August 29, 2018

Lane Bradley Stephens was born on Saturday, July 12, 1969 to Kenneth and Sunny Courington Stephens in San Antonio. He died in Poteet on Thursday, August 16, 2018. He is preceded in death by his father, Kenneth Stephens and his grandparents, A.V. and Ila Little Stephens, and Samuel and Delta Kniffen Courington. He is survived by his mother and step […]

LOIS MERLE (PEGGY) BECK

By Pleasanton Express Staff | August 29, 2018

Lois Merle (Peggy) Pegg Beck was born in Oak Island on August 3, 1929; went to be with the Lord on August 26, 2018; at the age of 89. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband Reece D. Beck and parents Walter Jett and Ruby Ola Knight Pegg. She is also preceded in death by her siblings to […]

LYDIA ERMINIA (MINNIE) SANCHEZ

By Pleasanton Express Staff | August 29, 2018

Lydia “Minnie” Erminia Sanchez of Pleasanton, passed away Friday, August 24, 2018 with her family byu her side. She was born in Pleasanton on January 27, 1943 to Rosalio and Eusebia (Aguirre) Rangel. Minnie is survived by her daughters, Stacey Ann Castillo and husband Jaime, Norma Jean Sanchez and husband Anthony Santiago, Caterina Mendoza and husband Rudy Martinez and Stacie […]

EVELYN L. WILSON

By Pleasanton Express Staff | August 29, 2018

Evelyn L. Wilson of Charlotte passed away Thursday, August 23, 2018 at the age of 92. Born in D’Hanis on December 6, 1925 to Wallace and Sally (Haby) Lutz. Evelyn is survived by her son, Mark Wilson and wife Jenci of Charlotte; daughter, Ora Lee Sims of Charlotte; brother, Frances Lutz of Castroville and sister, Kathleen Haby of Frio Medina. […]

JEROME JACOB KORUS

By Pleasanton Express Staff | August 29, 2018

Jerome Jacob Korus, born September 5, 1927 passed away August 23, 2018. He is preceded in death by his loving wife of 53 years, Mary Lou Korus; daughter, Sandra Jean Wiatrek; younger brother, Alfred Korus and nephew, Mark Di Rocco. Jerome is survived by his sister, Virginia La Porte; oldest son, Oscar Korus and wife Jacqueline; youngest son, Anthony Korus; […]

Private water well screening Sept. 18 in Leming

By Pleasanton Express Staff | August 29, 2018

The Texas Well Owner Network is hosting a water well screening Sept. 18 in Leming to give area residents the opportunity to have their well water screened. The screening will be from 8:30–10 a.m. Sept. 18 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office for Atascosa County, 25 E. 5th St. A meeting explaining screening results will be at 6 […]