Farm and Ranch

Poteet FFA Broadcasting Teams are Wintergarden District Champions

The Poteet FFA Junior and Senior FFA Broadcasting teams each took 1st place at the district contest. They are the Wintergarden District Champions. Congratulations to each of these lovely ladies. Junior Team: Natalie Michalec, Kathlene Rodriguez and Julia Smith. Senior Team: Hannah Watts, Karen Ortega and Jayci Kennedy.

PUTTS for PAWS golf tournament

The 1st ever annual Putts for Paws golf tournament and adoption event held on behalf of Atascosa Animal Allies was according to organizers a huge success. President of Atascosa Animal Allies, Caron Tuttle said, “Thank you to all our sponsors, golfers, Atascosa Animal Allies volunteers, Girl Scout Troop 1000, the 4-H Dog Project and all those who participated in the […]

Pleasanton FFA Competes at Seis Rios LDE Contest

On Monday, November 12 the Pleasanton FFA chapter attended the Seis Rios LDE Contest at the Richard M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds, in Robstown. These contests are designed to help students develop speaking and leadership skills that they will need for the rest of their lives. The Public Relations team placed 2nd and will be advancing to area competition on Monday, […]

Jourdanton FFA member attends the National FFA Convention

On October 22, Jourdanton FFA member Abbie Lanier attended the National FFA convention in Indianapolis, Indiana. While serving as the Area X Association first Vice President, Abbie was able to attend National Convention to serve as a voting delegate for the state of Texas along with other Area Officers from across the state. Delegates attended business meetings, listened to numerous […]

County Council and Ambassador meeting scheduled

The Atascosa County Ambassadors and Council will meet on Thursday, November 15 at 6 p.m. (Ambassadors) and 6:45 p.m. (Council). We look forward to seeing our delegates and council members at this meeting!! Rabbit Validation Scheduled Atascosa County Rabbit Validation is scheduled for December 15 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Atascosa County Showbarn. Please mark this on […]

Gardening Q&A

Q. You have been discussing the green cabbage loopers and the brown/ green cut worms attacking the garden plants this fall. We have one that is black with parallel golden lines on the sides. It starts small but grows to an inch and half. It is on my rutabagas, collards, zinnias and tomatoes. I tried BT, but eventually got control […]


More on the Royal family in Verdi. While Ned Royal was overseas their first child was born. Ned didn’t see their daughter, Betty, until she was eleven months old. Ned returned home in October of 1945. WWII was over and he was honorably discharged after having advanced to the rank of Sergeant. He had the choice of continuing the specialized […]

Hunting information

Atascosa County Game Warden, Officer Jon Brauchle, stopped by the Pleasanton Express with some information for the 2018-2019 Hunting Season. Every hunter (including out-of-state hunters), born on or after September 2, 1971, must successfully complete a Hunter Education Course. Proof of certification or deferral is required to be on your person while hunting. Persons 17 years of age or older […]

Jourdanton FFA Booster Club Fundraiser

Jourdanton FFA Booster Club is selling tickets for a BBQ chicken dinner on Sunday, November 11, from 11a.m.-1p.m. at the Jourdanton Fire Department. The cost is $8.00 per plate and for an additional $0.50, you can get a dessert. The plates are to-go only. Please contact the Jourdanton Ag Department at 830-769-3548 to purchase tickets.

2018-2019 Hunting Season dates

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