Homicide north of Poteet

Monday night an arrest was made for murder on Ashford Circle off Stacey Road, 8 miles northwest of Poteet. A 17-year-old Devon McKinney from Somerset was shot and killed allegedly by Dustin De La Vega, age 21, of Ashford Circle, Poteet. The call came in to the Atascosa County Sheriff’s Department shortly before 10 p.m. Monday night. First Deputy on […]

Out and About

Senior’s Day on Sept. 17 & Sept. 24 at Civic Center The Pleasanton Parks and Recreation Department has partnered with the Pleasanton Express to create an avenue for our senior citizens to stay active throughout the year. Each week there will be a day dedicated and time for all seniors to join in the fun activities at the Pleasanton Civic […]

Early voting of emergency special election runoff race

Early voting for the special election run off for Texas Senate District 19 began Monday, September 10 and continues through Friday, September 14. This is a critical election for Atascosa County. Voters will be choosing who represents Atascosa County which is part of District 19 in the Texas Senate. The special election was called to replace former Texas Senator District […]

Senior’s Day kicks off with line dancing

The City of Pleasanton Parks and Recreation Department has partnered with the Pleasanton Express to hold Senior’s Day. Senior’s Day is a place for local senior citizens to stay active, fellowship and join together on a weekly basis. The program kicked off Monday, September 10 with a Beginners Line Dance program. “We would like to thank Susan Ackerman for leading […]


Pleasanton Express Graphic Designer and Eagle Scout Aaron Davidson was a special guest along with Master of Ceremonies, William “Bill” Meadows at the Eagle Scout Court of Honor at St. Andrew’s Parish Hall on September 8. Davidson received his Eagle Scout when he was junior in Pleasanton High School. Davidson is a 2003 graduate of the Houston Art School. He […]

When is a hero no longer a hero?


As we honor yet another September 11th , you have likely watched or listened to an account of that fateful day when police and fireman sprang into action to rescue those trapped in the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and when ordinary citizens were transformed into impromptu 1 st responders, displaying bravery that not only saved countless lives on the […]


Congratulations to Cashmer Insurance Agency. The agency has been selected as Business of the Month by the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce for September. Lillian Cashmer’s agency offers a wide range of insurance products and services handpicked from the most estabished insurance companies in and around the area. You can call Lillian at 830-569-1973 or stop by the office located at […]


Congratulations go to the August Business of the Month for the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce, Cam Safety. Pictured, left to right, front: Dorothy Camancho, Laurie Kirakou, Chris Murden, Brooke Murden, Lian Pruski; second row: Roland Johnson “RJ”, Jesse Fuller; third row: Robert Perez, Aaron Leal and Amber Huber.

Atascosa County LEPC meeting held

The Atascosa County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) met on Thursday, Aug. 9 in the Community Room at Methodist Hospital South to discuss local emergency resources available to the county. “The purpose of this meeting is for local emergency personnel to come together to plan and prepare for local emergencies in Atascosa,” said David Prasifka, Atascosa County Emergency Management Coordinator. […]

JISD announces administrators

Jourdanton ISD Superintendent Theresa McAllister introduced the administrators for the upcoming year during the school board meeting on August 13. They were: Virginia Parsons, High School Principal; William (Bill) Meadows, Assistant HS Principal; Cassandra Mc- Gill, Junior High Principal; Chandra Camp, Assistant JH Principal; Laurie Daughtrey, Elementary Principal; Kimberly Camarillo, Assistant Elementary Principal; Bonnie Wright, Assistant Elementary Principal and Darrel […]

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