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Poteet Leos Club formed

The Poteet Lions Club is pleased to announce that the Lions Club International has accepted their application and has officially chartered the Poteet Leos Club. Interested children in the area, ages 12–18, are encouraged to join this new and exciting opportunity! Join them at the next Leos meeting this Wednesday, June 19 at 7 p.m. at the Poteet Lions Club […]

Pleasanton High School hosts Employer Appreciation Lunch



Career Prep students at Pleasanton High School hosted an Employer Appreciation Luncheon to say thank you to their employers for being partners with Pleasanton High School and be training stations for students. Ms. Janie Olivarri was inspired by her experience as a past Career Prep student herself to honor the employers. This year, around 80 people attended the luncheon at […]

Pulling for Safer Path a success

The first ever Pulling For Safer Path Sporting Clay Tournament was a huge success. The event was hosted at Malek Buck Horn Creek Ranch and organized by Philip and Jessica Tom, Jessica Putz, and Andrea Rathmell. The event raised over $38,000. The tournament hosted 15, four-man teams and featured a live and silent auction. Safer Path’s strong team made up […]

Woman’s Club scholarship winners

The Woman’s Club of Pleasanton awarded a $1,500 scholarship to nine high school graduates in Atascosa County. Those students are: Pleasanton- Kayle Wooten, Syndey Sykes, Shelby Henson, Madeleine Guajardo and John Zamora. McMullen County ISDCade Royal. Jourdanton- Brooke Burkholder. Poteet- Jayci Shea Kennedy. Charlotte- Allison Hope Harvey. The Woman’s Club of Pleasanton awarded the Florence Bowen English Award to Zorayda […]

Valdez awarded scholarship



The scholarship awarded to Jaylynn Valdez in the amount of $2,000, by VFW Post 4853, was renamed this year to honor longtime trustee, Truett Whitmire, who passed away in 2018. Jaylynn is a Jourdanton graduate who was very active in the FFA program where she showed lambs and goats and also was on several judging teams. She will be attending […]

Honor students at SHSU

HUNTSVILLE – The students listed on the President’s Honor Roll at Sam Houston State University are undergraduates who have achieved a perfect 4.0 grade point average in all work attempted while enrolled in not less than 12 semester hours. Another honor is the Dean’s List of Academic Honors at Sam Houston State University, which recognizes undergraduates who have achieved a […]

Local Summer Happenings!

Atascosa County children and adult activities each week! If you have an activity or event you would like included on this page, please email rpesqueda@pleasantonexpress.com! Library Reading Programs & Activities Pleasanton Public Library The Summer Reading Program begins on Wednesday, June 19 and will run every Wednesday through July 17. Our theme this year is “A Universe of Stories.” Kinder-2nd […]

Jourdanton Library Salad Luncheon on June 27

Are you ready for some delicious cold salads on a hot summer day? You are in luck! The Friends of the Jourdanton Community Library are holding their annual Salad Luncheon and Silent Auction on Thursday, June 27, at the Jourdanton Community Center. Serving will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost is only $10 for all you can […]

CHICKEN AND THE TULIPS

The Jourdanton Garden Club welcomes Chicken and the Tulips to the community by presenting them with an adorable basket of flowers. Pictured are the owners of this lovely shop: in back- Cristie Drisch and in front- Karen Daughtry, Sharon Colley and Karen Rakowitz. Chicken and the Tulips is located at 1110 Zanderson in Jourdanton.

Benefit Plate Sale for Jacob Mendoza

Family and friends of Jacob Mendoza of Jourdanton will be holding a benefit plate sale on Sunday, June 23 at the Charlotte Fire Station from 11 a.m. until sold out. All proceeds will go toward medical expenses for Jacob. Plates are $8 each and will include chicken, sausage, potato salad, beans and all the trimmings. A bake sale will also […]


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