Jourdanton City Council meets

The regular meeting of the Jourdanton City Council was held on August 21, with Mayor Robert “Doc” Williams presiding. After the approval of the Consent Agenda and acceptance of departmental reports, the first item of business was the discussion of the re-plat of the school district property on 200 Zanderson Avenue. This was discussed last month and approved for a […]

Call Stats

The ACSO has been very busythe past seven days with morethan 257 calls.Animal Cruelty09/06/18, 8:23 a.m., ACSBunch, Viewpoint Drive, PoteetAssault09/05/18, 7:57 p.m., ACSAllen, ACS Hernandez, ACSLuckett, Eichman Road, Poteet09/07/18, 12:10 p.m., ACSFaz, Campbell St., JourdantonAssault Bodily Injury09/04/18, 1:47 a.m., ACSWilson, Walker St., CharlotteAssault by Contact09/03/18, 12:40 p.m., ACSDiaz, ACS Ruiz, Royal OaksSubdivision09/07/18, 11:58 p.m., ACSLopez, ACS Saucedo, RanchRoad, SomersetAssault by […]

Household Hazardous Material Collection Day on Sept. 29

The City of Pleasanton will hold a free Household Hazardous Material Collection Day on Saturday, Sept. 29. This free event will run from 8 a.m. to noon, at 315 Colwell St. at the Pleasanton River Park (Pavilion #3, corner of Hunt and Colwell). The collection is open to all residents of the City of Pleasanton. Participants must show two proofs […]

Deleon represents Pleasanton PD at 9/11 Tower Climb in San Antonio

Officer Matthew Deleon represented the Pleasanton Police Department today at the 9-11 Climb at the Tower of the Americas. “We are extremely proud of Officer Deleon for taking the time today to honor those First Responders who sacrificed everything on this day 17 years ago,” said Pleasanton Police Chief Ronald Sanchez. “We will never forget the sacrifices our fellow first […]

School districts respond to new TEA ratings

Following the release of the 2018 state accountability ratings by the Texas Education Agency on Aug. 15, the Pleasanton Express contacted area superintendents for their comments. New this year is the A-F scale to rate all multicampus school districts and charters. The academic performance of districts and campuses is rated by the categories: Student Achievement, School Progress, and Closing the […]


The JROTC conducted a September 11, 2001 ceremony in remembrance of Patriot’s Day and recognition of all first responders and military. The ceremony was held at the Pleasanton High School flag pole area. The agenda included honors to the flag and a mini pass and review. Music was provided by the Pleasanton High School Band. Attending were 120 cadetes from […]

Gardening Q & A

Plant Q & A

Q. You and Dr Parson’s talk a lot about horse herb as a groundcover and wildlife plant on your Gardening South Texas radio show. Is there a source of seed or transplants that you can pass on? A. Milbergers and other nurseries sometimes have transplants in the San Antonio area. Check with your local nursery. Based on the information on […]

Luna honored by Scouts

Lisa Luna was made an honorary member of Boy Scout Troop 194 Saturday evening. She was presented with a certificate of appreciation in recognition of her outstanding service to youth. Lisa Luna, Living Editor, is responsible for covering community events that involve nonprofits, faith, spirituality, churches, schools, clubs, organizations and matters of special interest such as health awareness days, heroic […]


A BIG HAPPY 70th ANNIVERSARY to long time Verdi residents, Bob and Louise Duncan. They have contributed so much to our community and we know how blessed we’ve been having them here. Charlie and Ermelinda will be back at it again this Saturday selling BBQ plates and Ermelinda’s fried pies. Mark your calendar because you are not going to want […]

Rev. Junior Jones: A life in ministry and community outreach

A career in ministry is not a choice that local leader Rev. Junior Jones made himself. “I didn’t decide. It was from a higher calling and I accepted,” said Jones. He accepted the call in 1966 and was ordained in 1972. Now 83-years-old, Jones was born in Danville, Virginia, where he grew up and went to school. His wife Irene, […]

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