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Congratulations to Jennifer Davis’ submission of ‘Billy is excited for Fall” for winning the Pleasanton Express Fall in Love with Fall photo contest! Her photo was voted on by the Pleasanton Express team. Jennifer also received a $100 gift card to H-E-B. Thank you to everyone who sent in photos! Keep your eye out on our Facebook page for future […]

Become a Merry on Main sponsor

Help make this season bright by becoming a sponsor of Merry on Main St. festival! Sponsorship of the Merry on Main St. Christmas festival held December 6 and 7 in Pleasanton is a great way to create awareness and increase visibility and traffic for your business. As a sponsor of the Merry on Main your business will support the community’s […]


On Sunday afternoon, a structure fire erupted at a home north of Primrose on Brandywine Rd. Multiple fire departments including Jourdanton and Pleasanton were on scene. The fire spread to surrounding grass, vehicles and propane tanks which resulted in a few minor explosions. No one was reported injured, though the family of four lost their home and seven dogs, including […]

West Texas dogs get second chance

During the month of September, an investigation involving the illegal dumping of dogs along IH-10 in West Texas from the Atascosa County Animal Control facility led to the arrest of Katreena and Wayne Martin of Jourdanton. The couple were volunteers for the facility claiming to be transporting the animals to rescue shelters up north. Atascosa Animal Allies in Pleasanton took […]

Out and About

Business Tax Workshop The City of Pleasanton and EMC Strategy Group, LLC will hold a Small Business Tax Workshop on Nov. 6, from 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., at the Pleasanton Civic Center. This workshop is open to all area businesses. The workshop will feature important tax tips for small businesses including changes to the tax code that will impact […]


Safer Path Family Violence Shelter held a Shine A Light on Domestic Violence Candlelight Vigil on Thursday, Oct. 24 at the Atascosa County Courthouse. Speaking to the crowd that night were Pleasanton Mayor Travis Hall, 81st District Attorney Audrey Louis, Atascosa County Sheriff David Soward, Jourdanton Police Chief Eric Kaiser, Safer Path Executive Director Rhonda Williamson and domestic violence victim […]

SA fireman Greg Garza lost in tragic accident

On Tuesday, Oct. 22, San Antonio Fireman Greg Garza, 49, lost his life after suffering injuries in a freak accident while making a call to a San Antonio hotel. Garza had served with the San Antonio Fire Department for 17 years. He was with the Hazardous Material Response Team. His accident was the result of Garza, wearing bunker gear, falling […]


Chile Bandera won 1st Place in the Jourdanton ISD Paint the Town Red Homecoming Contest. Pictured with Chile Bandera employees, from left, front row are Isela Wilson, Alstyn Hartman, M’lynn Griego, Jaylan Camp and Emma Roach; back row are Sydney Blair, Claire Vyvlecka, Jenny Vrana, Madison Yow, Zoe Garcia, Vanessa Vacca, Marina Aguilar, Juan Aguilar Jr., Maggie Aguilar, Karoline Barton, […]


A plaque was unveiled at the Justice Center in Jourdanton, commemorating the life of J. Taylor Brite. Ceremony was held, Tuesday, October 29. From left, are Tom Brite, Gary Brite, Iris Porter, Jean Ann Brite, Cindy Vickers, Joe Vickers, Steve Brite, Amy Porter and Norman Porter. The plaque was in recognition and appreciation of J. Taylor Brite as a lifetime […]

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