Pastor Juan Florez on ‘Preparing for the storm’

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following feature was first published in the Pleasanton Express on Sept. 30, 2015, as part of Hispanic Heritage Month. Since 1987 when Pastor Juan Florez accepted the call to become pastor at Hosanna Baptist Church in Poteet, he has seen many changes. What was once a small church has flourished and expanded into other churches throughout Atascosa […]

Classes on ‘Cooking Well for Healthy Blood Pressure’

Join the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension in Atascosa County, as they host the upcoming series, “Cooking Well for Healthy Blood Pressure.” This online cooking school is designed to help those concerned about high blood pressure and anyone who prepares meals for them. This series of three interactive classes is full of research-based information and healthy recipes. Classes will be held […]

Children Matter Grand Opening ceremony planned for Jan. 29

Join Children Matter Family Life Center, 659 W. Goodwin in Pleasanton, as they host their grand opening on Friday, Jan. 29. The inperson celebration will include a ribbon cutting ceremony, tour of the facility and Q&A session with the directors. Light refreshments will be served. If you can’t make it to the event, it will also be live-streamed on all […]

‘Run With Your Heart’ Feb. 14

Have some fitness fun and join the Tri-City Road Warriors for their “Run With Your Heart” 5K and 1 Mile Walk set for Sunday, Feb. 14. The event will take place at the Poteet Strawberry Festival grounds with the 1 Mile Walk starting at 8 a.m. and the 5K at 8:30 a.m. You can register at the Poteet Public Library, […]

Cartoons and Cereal Jan. 23 at Civic Center

On Saturday, Jan. 23 the Pleasanton Parks and Recreation Department will host “Cartoons and Cereal” at the Pleasanton Civic Center. Get the family together and enjoy free breakfast cereal, muffins and pastries. They will be showing classic 80s and 90s cartoons. Bring your pajamas, blankets or anything comfortable. The event will be free and cartoon showings will be from 8-11 […]

Baumann named to Dean’s List

MILWAUKEE, WI- Winter Baumann, of Pleasanton, a sophomore at Wisconsin Lutheran College, has been named to the college’s Dean’s List for the fall 2020 semester. Baumann is a graduate of Pleasanton High School. To be eligible for Dean’s List, a student must carry a semester GPA of 3.6 or higher. Wisconsin Lutheran College (WLC) is an independent, nationally ranked Christian […]

Polar Plunge Feb. 6

Are you ready to brave the cold winter weather and join the Pleasanton Parks and Recreation Department at their Polar Plunge 2021? Jump into the Pleasanton City Pool on Saturday, Feb. 6 at 6 p.m. and take the plunge. Take a dip and then warm up with free s’mores, hot chocolate and coffee for all the participants. Be a part […]

JHS blood drive Jan. 27

Help the South Texas Blood and Tissue Center ensure blood is available whenever and wherever it is needed. There are still appointments available for the Jourdanton High School blood drive on Wednesday, Jan. 27, sponsored by the Jourdanton FCCLA. You can register at this link: Before you give blood, it is asked that you eat ironrich meals the evening […]

CASA fundraiser

CASA of South Texas is reaching out for support for their upcoming fundraiser. Due to the pandemic, the nonprofit organization has postponed or cancelled all events. In an effort to raise funds, they will be holding a Raffle Fundraiser on Feb. 14. The prize drawing will be held online with Facebook Live and is hosted by Mary Cardenas. Tickets are […]


Rusty Prasifka, representing Hermann Sons Life Jourdanton, presents $100 to CASA of South Texas Executive Director Joni Garcia. Thank you for your donation!

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