Jourdanton High School art teacher/artist Emily Stricker was among the presenters at Career Day in May.

Featured Artists: Don Pedro Huizar & Robert Wenske


Johnny Huizar’s antecedent Don Pedro Huizar and Jourdanton artist, Robert Wenske, are featured artists for June and July at the Pleasanton City Hall. Johnny Huizar, Pleasanton City Manager, is a six generation descendant of Don Pedro Huizar, the artist of “The Rose Window” located at the San Jose Mission. Johnny first heard and absorbed the stories of his famous “great […]

Services at The Servants Quarters

The Servants Quarters, located at 409 Commerce St. in Jourdanton, will welcome ministers Garland and Linda Knoch on June 29- July 1. Join them as they minister in word and music. Services are set for June 29 at 7 p.m., June 30 at 7 p.m. and July 1 at 10 a.m.

Poteet Grange Yard Sale

The Poteet Grange is sponsoring a Community Yard Sale on July 14, from 9 a.m. to noon. The Grange Hall is located at 511 North Sixth Street in Poteet. Anyone who wishes to set up a table to sell their items should call 210-827- 4049 or 830-570-9514. The tables are available at no charge on a first come basis.


John Shipley has been sworn in as the VFW District 20 Commander. Shipley will be over 20 VFW Posts in the San Antonio area and will report to the state VFW Commander. Shipley will still be the Commander of VFW Post 6970 in Poteet.

Official Texas Historical Marker to honor Parkers

The Atascosa County Historical Commission and the Longhorn Museum Society cordially invite everyone to attend the dedication of an Official Texas Historical Marker to honor Dr. Ben and Mona Parker and KBOP. The unveiling will take place Saturday, June 30 at 10 a.m. at the Longhorn Museum. Refreshments will be served inside the museum following the ceremony, compliments of the […]


St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Charlotte celebrated the Sacrament of Confirmation on Tuesday, June 12. Very Reverend Gilberto Vallejo Pastor of St. Andrew’s in Pleasanton was the priest ministering the Sacrament of Confirmation.

CHS band selected for State Level Adjudication

Congratulations to the Charlotte High School Band! Two of their UIL selections were selected to the Outstanding Performance Series – State Level Adjudication for the Association of Texas in Small School Bands. The two UIL selections were “Under The Double Eagle March” by Swearingen and “The Tears of Arizona” by Balmages. These two pieces were first adjudicated at a Region […]

Jourdanton Library Salad Luncheon set

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 28, at the Jourdanton Community Center. Serving will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost is only $9 for all you can […]


In the June 20 issue of the Pleasanton Express, the grandparents of St. Andrew Diez y Seis Queen candidate Ebony Jean Hernandez were inadvertently left out. Ebony Jean Hernandez’s maternal grandparents are Diamantina (aka Tina) and Saul Benavidez. Her paternal grandparents are Pedro and Grace Hernandez.

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