Rutherford named Commended Student

Pleasanton High School Principal Twila M. Guajardo announced recently that Robert Rutherford has been named a Commended Student in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation, which conducts the program, will be presented by the principal to this scholastically talented senior. About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are […]

Trunk or Treat

Halloween will soon be here and the Pleasanton Express invites churches, schools and organizations to submit their upcoming Halloween events. You may email: On Oct. 24, the Poteet Police Department will host Trunk or Treat from 6:30-8 p.m. Please note that this year there is a location change to Hosanna Baptist Church. If your organization or business would like […]

Jourdanton Rotary Homecoming Dinner

The Jourdanton Rotary Club will host their annual Homecoming Pregame Dinner on Friday, Oct. 25 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the ECC Cafeteria. Many Jourdanton alumni gather here before the game to reminisce and reconnect. They will serve an enchilada meal for only $8 with all profits to benefit the Jourdanton Community Scholarship Fund. Desserts will be available for purchase as […]

Las Comadres: Club with a big heart

Las Comadres is a small, social club with an extremely big heart. The group is made of local women on a mission to embrace their heritage, preserve traditions and share their culture. The group is the brainchild of Lydia Brown, who contacted Mary Gallegos about forming an organization to discuss different ideas, assist in the community and meet for fellowship. […]

St. Philip Benizi Music Fest on Oct. 13

The public is invited to enjoy a day of great entertainment and fun, at the St. Philip Benizi Music Fest on Sunday, Oct. 13. The celebration will take place at the Poteet Strawberry Festival grounds on Highway 16. Free admission for everyone! Gates will open at 11:30 a.m. Ballet Folklorico dancers are scheduled to perform at 1 p.m. The live […]

Unspoken at Poteet Music Pavilion and Grill

Harvest Time Fellowship (501c3) and Poteet Music Pavilion and Grill will present Unspoken, Stars Go Dim and Caitie Hurst on Oct. 25, at 7 p.m. Tickets are on sale at and at the Poteet Music Pavilion and Grill. General admission is $20 and VIP/Meet and Greet is $40. Buy your tickets today. Gates for General Admission open at 6 […]

Produce truck at FUMC

Free, fresh fruit and vegetables are available at First United Methodist Church in Pleasanton on the third Tuesday of the month. The next distribution date is Tuesday, Oct. 15. The event starts at 1 p.m. at the church’s parking lot at 420 N. Main St. in Pleasanton. Please bring your own bag. First United Methodist Church also has a food […]

Support JHS Project Grad

Visit the Jourdanton Dairy Queen on Friday, Oct. 11, when 20% of purchases will be donated back to the JHS Class of 2020. All donations will benefit the Jourdanton High School Class of 2020 Project Graduation. Please note that customers must mention this fundraiser at the time of purchase.


Mrs. Helen Orozco Almendarez and the late Alfredo G. Almendarez Jr. of Jourdanton would like to announce the upcoming marriage of their youngest daughter, Sandra Almendarez, to Manuel Casias Jr., son of Linda and Manuel Casias Sr. of Pleasanton. The bride was born and raised in Jourdanton and attended Jourdanton school all the way to high school. The groom was […]

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