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Candidate Forum at Pleasanton River Park Oct. 22



Come engage with the candidates who will be your public servants! The Pleasanton Express will be hosting a 2020 General Election Candidate Forum, October 22 from 6-8 p.m. at the Pleasanton River Park under the pavilion. The event starts at 6 p.m. Candidates will be interviewed in the order they appear below. Confirmed candidates participating include: – U.S. Representative District […]

JOURDANTON PRIDE AWARD WINNER

Congratulations to the Jourdanton Pride award winners of the “Let’s Paint the Town Red” Contest. Local businesses were challenged to show their Jourdanton Indian pride during last week’s Homecoming. The first place Jourdanton Pride Award winner was Lesley’s Flowers & Gifts in Jourdanton. Pictured are Lesley McMillan and Jourdanton High School Cheer Captain Kylie Bosquez. Other awards went to second […]

Atascosa Co. sees drop in unemployment rate



Historically, Atascosa County’s unemployment rate reached a record high of 13.7% in May 2020 when the economy shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. That number decreased by about 4% when Gov. Greg Abbott began reopening Texas in June. As of August 2020, Atascosa County’s unemployment rate sits at 7.9% with the continued reopening of the Texas economy. Adrian Lopez, […]

Out and About

5th Annual Battle of the PDs on Oct. 23 for St. Jude Join the Pleasanton Police Department and Jourdanton Police Department as they fight against childhood cancer. The 5th Annual Battle of the PDs will be Friday, Oct. 23 at Chili’s in Pleasanton, to see which department can collect the most “tips” during lunch for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. […]

Two in one: ACSO arrest ends JPD investigation



Two days into their Mail Theft Task Force, the Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office arrested an alleged suspect after a high-speed chase involving several law enforcement officers on Thursday, Oct. 15. The arrest also led to the end of an eight-month-long investigation by the Jourdanton Police Department. In February 2020, the Jourdanton Police Department arrested Domingo Cordova Jr., 21, of Jourdanton […]

Wild Bill ‘Christmas’ Cowboy Gallop Dec. 5



Save the date! The Wild Bill “Christmas” Cowboy Gallop hosted by the Pleasanton Express is set for December 5 at the Pleasanton River Park. The 5K race and 2-mile fun run/walk will be held in conjunction with Merry on Main. We will be setting up on-line sign up and payment this week via www.pleasantonexpress.com. Bring your Santa hats and jingle […]

Eagles for Education donations continue online



There’s still time to donate! This past weekend, the Pleasanton ISD Education Foundation hosted their first ever Eagles for Education fundraiser event. This event included an online silent auction and 12-hour pledge drive with new incentives and challenges at the top of each hour. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Pleasanton ISD Education Foundation had to cancel their annual School’s Out […]

BROTHERS RECOGNIZED FOR ARTWORK

Brothers Tomas and Theodore Guerrero III were recognized during the Oct. 15 Charlotte City Council meeting by Mayor Christi Rankin for their creative artwork design on the South Water Tower (Old Tin Man) and Veterans Memorial Park. They are the sons of Flo and Theodore Guerrero II of Charlotte. Pictured, from left, are Theodore, Mayor Rankin and Tomas.

Jourdanton ISD Rotary Club Junior Interact Club officers recognized



To open the regular meeting of the Jourdanton School Board on October 12, Madison Yow lead the group in the pledges and Daniece Mueller gave the invocation. These are two high school students who serve on the board of the Rotary Club Junior Interact Club, which was established before the COVID 19 outbreak. Because of that, they have not held […]

One arrested in belt buckle fraud



Back in February, the Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office took a report from Atascosa County Livestock Show officials that 42 custom belt buckles were never delivered to the association. The buckles were to be awarded to youth winners during the 2020 ACLS in January. The suspect, Dillon Dees, 30, was paid $3,800 for the buckles late last year, but failed to […]


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