‘A Hero of Our Own’: 6 year old Charlotte boy saves mother, little sister too


A six-year-old boy from Charlotte is all people are talking about these days as he’s been awarded and recognized by many organizations including the Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office. RJ Lara didn’t know he would become Charlotte’s very own superhero when he saved his mother and soon-to-be little sister on Monday, March 26. J.R. Lara, RJ’s father, posted on Facebook the […]

Youth treated to basketball clinic with Spurs Coyote, CBC athletes


Saturday, March 24 was an exciting day at the Pleasanton High School gym, as approximately 20 local youth took part in the Boys and Girls Basketball Clinic. The doors opened at 8:30 a.m. and the morning began with prayer by Bob Byrd of The Navigators. Led by Coastal Bend College Cougar basketball players and coaches, the students warmed up with […]

AFCC opens Thrift Store


On Thursday, March 22, the Begin Again Atascosa Family Crisis Center Thrift Store held its grand opening. Shoppers waited outside, eagerly anticipating the doors opening at 10 a.m. The store is located at 201 N. Main St. in downtown Pleasanton. It was formerly Cowboy Fellowship and many will also remember it as Ricks Co. The AFCC staff greeted the crowd, […]

Salvation Army Family Store is still open- come check it out


Located at 2132 Second Street in Pleasanton, the friendly staff at the Salvation Army Family Store is ready to assist you. Contrary to rumors you may have heard, the store is still open. “I have seen several people this week who have said they thought we closed,” said Gloria Day, service center manager. “We have not closed and do not […]

From Red Kettles to camp – your support is Doing the Most Good

Don’t Miss Summer Camp! July 9-14 registration has begun

The Salvation Army in Pleasanton relies on the support of the community to enable the organization to live out its brand promise of Doing The Most Good. Donations generously given during the familiar Red Kettle Campaign at Christmastime provide essential funding for programs that make a difference to individuals and families all year-round. Across the vast miles of Texas faithful […]

Poteet leaders share vision for community


For the second year in a row, Poteet First United Methodist Church has been chosen for the T-COP, or Transformational Communities of Praxis, program. Funded by Methodist Healthcare Ministries, the program is designed for a church and community resident team to help other leaders get to the deeper issues in a community. Poteet FUMC Rev. Dave Collett explained that four […]

PHS Debate teams compete at state


At the district Cross-Examination, or Policy, Debate UIL District meet back in January, Pleasanton High School advanced two teams to the UIL State meet in Austin. The two teams of Gabrielle Diaz and Allen Rogers, and Nathaniel Hernandez and Robert Rutherford, competed in four rounds of debate at the state meet on March 16 at the University of Texas-Austin campus. […]

Cowboy Homecoming Queens & Little Miss and Mister


Pleasanton High School twins Aubrey Guerra (at left) and Amber Guerra were selected as the 2018 Pleasanton Cowboy Homecoming Queens. They are pictured with Little Miss Cowboy Homecoming Carlie Christine Mejia and Little Mister Cowboy Homecoming Jakub James Swick.

2018 Poteet Strawberry Festival Court


Pleasanton Express photos by Lisa Luna

Who Will Be Queen?


The Pleasanton Cowboy Homecoming Queen’s Coronation is Friday, March 9, at approximately 6:15 p.m. following the kids’ pageant, at the Pleasanton River Park Pavilion. The 2018 Pleasanton Cowboy Homecoming Court invites everyone to the Cowboy Homecoming and Turn N Burn BBQ Cook-Off this weekend, March 9 and 10. Members of the court pictured left to right are: front row- Bobbie Rice, […]

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