New owners Jaine Foegelle and Jon Hayden put the “fantastic” back into Fantastic Sam’s. Jaine says people may think they are a franchise, but she says they are a local shop that loves giving back to the community. During their Hair- A-Thon on July 23, the Fantastic Sam’s Pleasanton location raised $825 for Atascosa Family Crisis Center. Left to right […]

Pleasanton City Council renews City Manager’s contract, airport leases, J Garcia honored

Convening in a workshop on Aug. 2, prior to the regular session, Mayor Travis Hall and the Pleasanton City Council approved the proposed General Fund Budget for fiscal year 2018-19. All council members were present except for Robert Leonhardt, who had a death in the family. The council expressed their condolences Budgetto &the Taxfamily, During the workshop, council set the […]

Out and About

Free Summer Program: Career Day The City of Pleasanton Parks and Recreation Department will continue its weekly free, 12 Week Summer Program for youth on Thursday, Aug. 9. The next program will feature Career Day at the Pleasanton River Park, sponsored by Texas DPS. Moms Day Out Moms can have that much needed time out at Moms Day Out held […]

PISD Tax Ratification early voting starts today

On July 10 the PISD board approved an ordinance to adopt the tax rate of $1.467209, which is the same as the current rate. They also approved the order for a Tax Ratification Election. What this means is that even though the overall rate will be the same to the taxpayers, the distribution of the tax monies will be different. […]


J Garcia took this photograph while on the scene with Poteet VFD on scene of a structure fire in Poteet on Ave M & 8th St Tuesday night. Garcia is a volunteer with the Plesanton Express Fire Department. The Pleasanton Express will be doing a feature story on his award winning photographs in the August 15 issue.


Judy Wilkerson, 88 years wonderful, co-publisher along with her daughter, Noel Wilkerson Holmes, stopped by the the Pleasanton Express with her daughter, Katie Wilkerson Carnes on Monday, July 30. In the back is an illustration of William “Wild Bill” Wilkerson in the hat. Wild Bill passed April 30, 2015. The award winning Pleasanton Express, founded in 1909 has been family […]

JPD sweeps drugs off the streets

Last week, the Jourdanton Police Department was busy sweeping drugs off the streets of the city with two separate occasions of arrests. On Tuesday, July 31, Jourdanton Police Department officers working in the 1300 block of Elm Street initiated contact with suspicious individuals suspected of trespassing at a residence. Further investigation, with the assistance of the Atascosa County K9 unit, […]

Atascosa Co. Jail Bookings

The people named in this report have been charged with but not found guilty of the crimes listed. This information is provided by the ACSO under the Texas Public Information Act, Chapter 552. 07/30/18-Erik Daniel Gonzales, DOB1983, was arrested by the ACSO on a chargeof Criminal Nonsupport, at 10:08 a.m.07/30/18-Hector Jairo Osorio, DOB 1959,was arrested by the ACSO on a […]


Pleasanton ISD Police Chief Humberto Torralba and Superintendent Dr. Matthew Mann attended the Pleasanton City Council meeting. Look in the Pleasanton Express Aug. 22 issue for the story on PISD’s new police presence and safety strategy.

Call Stats

The ACSO has been very busy the past seven days with more than 211 calls. Animal Cruelty07/30/18, 2:55 p.m., ACS Kaufman,Marshall St. Arson08/01/18, 7:16 a.m., ACC Dominguez, ACS Lopez, ACS Miller, ACSSaucedo, ACS Wilson, FM 2146, Poteet Assault08/02/18, 7:52 p.m., ACS Diaz, ACSRuiz, E. Robin Lynn, LytleAssault Bodily Injury07/30/18, 1:31 p.m., ACS Schneider,Trumbo St., San AntonioAssault Family Violence08/05/18, 6:21 p.m., […]

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