About Rebecca Pesqueda

Turn N Burn Judges Needed

By Rebecca Pesqueda | February 18, 2019

The Turn N Burn BBQ Cookoff will be held in conjunction with the 53rd Annual Cowboy Homecoming Festival on Saturday, March 9. Over 150 teams are expected to compete in this “big money” competition. Do you consider yourself a good enough food critic?  Three hundred lucky and hungry judges are needed for the cook-off competition. This is your opportunity to eat […]

Hope Supper Club

By Rebecca Pesqueda | February 18, 2019

Join others in the HOPE (Healthy Options for Plant-Based Eating) Supper Club, for their next meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 26. The group meets at the Ranch House on the hill behind the barn at Strawbery Pines at 6:30 p.m., 1287 FM 476 W. in Poteet.  Be inspired to keep your New Year’s health goals, try new recipes, make new friends […]

Raising Highly Capable Kids Parent Program

By Rebecca Pesqueda | February 18, 2019

Parents, want to connect better with your kids? This 12-week program teaches helpful behavior strategies for any parent. Join us on Wednesdays, Feb. 20 – May 15, from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. at the District Training Center – next to the Pleasanton Junior High campus. Weekly door prizes and light refreshments! Parents, come be encouraged! This event is open to all PISD parents.

Basketball Playoffs

By Rebecca Pesqueda | February 18, 2019

  Check out this week’s Basketball Playoff Matchup Games. Pleasanton and Jourdanton boys teams are playing in the Bi-District Round today and tomorrow. McMullen Co. girls team will be playing in the region quarterfinals tomorrow evening. Following the Pleasanton Express on Facebook and Twitter for live coverage of these playoff games!

Kicks for Kids March 30

By Rebecca Pesqueda | February 16, 2019

The Atascosa County Child Welfare Board invites you to take part in their first ever Kicks for Kids, a family kickball tournament. They are looking for 10 teams to participate in this event set for Saturday, March 30. The first game will start at 8 a.m. at the Pleasanton Sports Complex. Those interested are ask to contact Jessica Tom at […]

Garage Sale Extravaganza

By Rebecca Pesqueda | February 14, 2019

Check out this week’s GSE featured on all Pleasanton Express social media channels and the newspaper! Get your garage sale, rummage sale, yard sale, etc. featured in the Pleasanton Express Garage Sale Extravaganza for an additional $2 when you call Loni Just to place yours! Also check out the other garage sales featured in this week’s Classifieds Section!

Apply for Senior Meals at Civic Center

By Rebecca Pesqueda | February 14, 2019

Application pick-up for free senior meals continues weekdays at the Pleasanton Civic Center, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Meals will be delivered once a week to qualified seniors at the Civic Center. As part of the City of Pleasanton’s partnership with Meals on Wheels, they must provide congregate seating and eating along with an activity during each meal. With the new […]

Flashbacks 2-6-19

By Rebecca Pesqueda | February 12, 2019

Flashbacks Madeleine Guajardo Pleasanton Intern 10 years ago On Friday, January 30, Patty Polasek Foster was honored for her 40 years of service at Dairy Queen. The Dairy Queen family and customers from near and far helped make it a joyous occasion. Those pictured left to right are, standing: Albert Marek, Janice Love, RD Polasek, Patty Foster, Joyce Grahmann, Emma […]

Alleged animal cruelty in Charlotte investigated

By Rebecca Pesqueda | February 12, 2019

A Facebook post revolving around how a cat “met his fate by a shovel” from a Charlotte city employee has gained much popularity across Atascosa County and animal activists. The Pleasanton Express investigated the incident by getting into contact with Charlotte Mayor Buddy Daughtry. On February 4, the City of Charlotte received a call about a stray cat in a […]

Randy Carroll at Cowboy Homecoming

By Rebecca Pesqueda | February 11, 2019

Pleasanton High School graduate and KJ 97 radio personality, Randy Carroll, will be playing with opener Mario Flores & the Soda Creek Band on Saturday, March 9 at the 53rd Annual Cowboy Homecoming that is being held at the Atascosa County Showbarn. Mario Flores will take the stage at 9 p.m. Main performer that night will be Cory Morrow with […]