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Benefit Plate Sale for Christina Oliva’s Medical Expenses Dec. 14

A Benefit Plate Sale for Christina Oliva is set for Dec. 14 at Gateway Church in Pleasanton. Carne guisada plates will be served starting at 11:30 a.m. for $10 each. Funds go towards Christina Oliva’s medical expenses. Call 830-570-2812 for details. A GoFundMe account has been set at:  

Messy Christmas Family Fun Dec. 18

Christmas can be messy, family can be messy, so come out and enjoy a night of Messy Christmas Family Fun! This event is completely free! It will also have activities including cornhole and yard games, ornament crafts, cookie decorating, and holiday foods. This event is hosted by the Community Bible Chapel located at 1176 W Oaklawn Rd. on Dec. 18, […]

Brush Country Christmas Story Contest

The Pleasanton Express invites its readers to enter its annual “Brush Country Christmas Story” Contest. The story can be fiction or true; humorous or serious. The Pleasanton Express will pay the two winners $50 each– one for the serious story category and one for the humorous story category. Stories are limited to a maximum of 750 words and the deadline […]

Blood Drive Battle, Pleasanton vs. Jourdanton

The community is encouraged to take part in the Blood Drive Battle, Jourdanton Rotary Club/Jourdanton Chamber of Commerce vs. the Pleasanton Rotary Club. The town who gets the most pints of blood donated wins. The Pleasanton Rotary Club blood drive will be on Thursday, Dec. 12 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Pleasanton Civic Center, 115 N. Main […]

First United Methodist Church Pleasanton Food Pantry


During the holiday season, it is important to be mindful of the need in our community not just being toys, but also food. The Food Pantry at First United Methodist Church is open every Monday and Wednesday serving families from 10am-12pm. The First United Methodist Church in Pleasanton has given food to over 40 families each day. This picture shows our […]

Garage Sale Extravaganza


Bake Sale for Jessie Puckett Dec. 15

A Bake Sale Fundraiser is taking place this Sunday, December 15, at Chile Bandera from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. for Jessie Puckett. Puckett is a Jourdanton High School 2019 graduate and is raising funds, so that she may attend a winter course sponsored by Texas A&M Galveston and held at Sea World San Antonio from Jan. 2-12. This course […]

Christmas Village on Poteet festival grounds Dec. 6-8


Experience the journey of Christ at the Living Christmas Village. This year’s annual Christmas Village is set for Friday, Dec. 6-Sunday, Dec. 8 at the Poteet Strawberry Festival grounds on Highway 16. Enter the grounds through the Poteet Lions gate entrance. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and tours start at 6 p.m. Volunteers are needed in many areas to […]

ACCEPT application dates set for December


It’s the season for the annual ACCEPT toy and food drive, helping Atascosa County families in need. However, interested families need to apply. To be eligible, remember that you cannot be receiving these items from other agencies or groups in the county. Application dates will be Dec. 2-7 from 10 a.m. to noon at First Baptist Church, 311 N. Smith […]

Vintage in Verdi Dec. 6-7


Take a little trip to the country for a weekend of shopping, at the 7th Annual Vintage in Verdi, Dec. 6 and 7. The event will take place at the Verdi Community Center, 4 Fairview Rd. in Verdi, just north of Pleasanton. Hours will be 1-8 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday. Admission is $7 on Friday […]

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