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Health clinic returns to Poteet

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On Oct. 15, the new Poteet Health Center officially held its grand opening ceremony to the public. After Congressman Henry Cuellar and Atascosa County Health Center (AHC) CEO Monty Small announced the new health center on Sept. 1, the preparations began. The AHC originally started in Poteet in 1978. Since then, the AHC has expanded into five counties with six […]

CONGRATS, AGGIES!

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Jourdanton Mayor Robert ‘Doc’ Williams presents Poteet Mayor Denise Sanchez with the Mayor’s Bowl plaque following Poteet’s win over Jourdanton last Friday. Mayor Williams wore a maroon and white wig to the Jourdanton City Council meeting Oct. 18 and had his eyebrows dyed maroon by the Poteet High School Cosmetology class.

‘Shine a Light’ vigil Oct. 28

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The community is invited to join Safer Path Family Violence Shelter at their 3rd Annual Shine a Light Vigil on Thursday, Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. at the Atascosa County Courthouse. The event is part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the theme, “Shine a Light,” is a reminder of how domestic violence often happens behind closed doors and isn’t […]

Merry on Main Talent Show accepting audition videos

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Video entries due Nov. 7


Atascosa County has been home to some of the biggest stars in the country. George Strait was born here. Willie Nelson worked at KBOP radio. Jerry DeLeon is currently on the country charts. Poteet native David Lee Garza Y Los Musicales are award winning fan favorites. Who will be this community’s next breakout star at the Merry on Main Talent […]

Early Voting underway

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Early Voting is underway for the Nov. 2 Special Election for the cities of Jourdanton and Christine City Council members and Jourdanton ISD District 5 trustee. Early Voting runs through Thursday, Oct. 28. Please see graphic within this story for Early Voting and Election Day voting locations. Please see the Pleasanton Express Voters’ Information Guide on 7A with detailed bios […]

Out and About

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Singing Women of South Texas Free concert on Saturday, Oct. 23 at First Baptist Church of Pleasanton, 400 N. Reed St. at 6 p.m. Lunch and Learn Virtual Trainings for Parents Presented by Atascosa- McMullen Special Education Cooperative. Monday, Oct. 25 at 12:15 p.m. Topic: “Special Education Evaluations: What Parents Need to Know.” For details contact Brenda Nelson at blnelson@pisd.us […]

2021 Special Elections Guide

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City Council Questions 1. What is one major issue in our city you plan to address? 2. What is your vision for the community? How does it support the economy and quality of life in our city? 3. If someone came to you with a proposal to build a new piece of public infrastructure in the city (i.e. road, bridge, […]

Come get Merry on Main

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The 2021 Merry on Main committee is busy preparing for the annual two-day Christmas festival held at the Pleasanton River Park, Dec. 3 and downtown Historic Pleasanton, Dec. 4. This two-day annual Christmas event has something for everyone– local craft and retail vendors, food trucks, live music, carolers, children’s events, kid zone, photos with Santa and the Grinch, Firework Show, […]

Congressman Cuellar announces $5 million to Camino Real

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On Oct. 7, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $4,996,436 in federal funding for the Camino Real Community Services Center in Lytle to support the increase and strengthening of treatments for serious mental illnesses, serious emotional disturbances and co-occurring mental and substance use disorders. The project will build on the existing services and expand to meet the need and restore the […]

Early Voting Oct. 18-19

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Early Voting for the Nov. 2 Special Election begins Monday, Oct. 18 and runs through Friday, Oct. 29 for Jourdanton and Christine City Council members and Jourdanton ISD District 5 trustee. See graphic within this story for Early Voting polling locations, dates and times. The Pleasanton Express will publish a Voters’ Information Guide in next week’s issue that showcases each […]


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