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Vaccines at Poteet Discount Pharmacy Poteet Discount Pharmacy offers COVID and flu vaccines. They are located at 9014 N. State Hwy. 16 in Poteet and open Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and on Saturday from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Atascosa County Republican Party Holding Republican Meet the Candidates and Open Q&A Forum on Monday, Jan. 17, at United Methodist Church Fellowship […]

PLEASANTON CITY EMPLOYEES RECOGNIZED

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The City of Pleasanton held their annual End of Year awards at their Christmas party on Dec. 17 at the Pleasanton Civic Center. During the party, multiple city employees were recognized for their dedication to the City of Pleasanton including Luis Ramos (Equipment Operator) – Public Works Employee of the Year, Mario Escobedo (Fire Chief) – 5 years of service, […]

Insurance companies line up to sue ERCOT

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As the one-year anniversary of the winter storm that left millions without power approaches, more than 100 insurance companies are suing the state’s main power grid operator and a number of electricity providers, the Austin American-Statesman reported. Defendants are the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, as well as companies that supply power through ERCOT. The power failure caused more than […]

Candidate Forum Jan. 27

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In an effort to connect candidates with voters, the Pleasanton Express is hosting a Non-Partisan Candidate Forum at the Pleasanton Civic Center, Thursday, Jan. 27 at 6 p.m. The forum will be moderated by Jessica Tom. All candidates who have filed to be on the 2022 Primary Election Ballot in Atascosa County are invited to participate. Each opposed candidate will […]

OFF WITH A BANG

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Happy New Year, Atascosa County! The City of Charlotte welcomed 2022 with a bang as they lit up the night sky when the clock struck midnight on Jan. 1, 2022. Among the many residents who celebrated, Ricky Sanchez showcased his annual 10-minute firework show to ring in the new year. Special thanks to Robert Farias who captured the festivities. You […]

Poteet council votes ‘no’ to decrease librarian salary, tables City Admin’s stay again

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The Jan. 4 Poteet City Council meeting held Tuesday night had a packed agenda that included discussion items to dismiss new City Administrator Kim Davis, lower the librarian salary and remove Mayor Pro Tem Rick Flores as the mediation rep for the City of Poteet in the Denise Sanchez litigation suit against the City of Poteet. The meeting was livestreamed […]

POTEET FIRE CHIEF HONORED

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The Poteet Volunteer Fire Department’s final meeting of the year included an appreciation award presentation to Fire Chief Curtis Adams (at left), from Assistant Fire Chief Rick Flores. The presentation was made to thank Chief Adams for his dedication and commitment to the Poteet VFD and all he has done for the department and the community.

Out and About

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Atascosa County Livestock Show Jan. 10-15, Atascosa County Show Barn. See page 8B for schedule and more information. Benefit plate sale The family of RJ Macias will be holding a benefit plate sale on Saturday, Jan. 15 at Pop Da Topz located at 8710 TX-16 in Poteet from 11 a.m. until sold out. Plates will consist of chicken, rice, beans, […]

TIME WOOL TELL

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Only “time wool tell” how much money will be raised for local youth at the 2022 Atascosa County Livestock Show being held next week, Jan. 10-15, at the Atascosa County Showbarn. Carley Pruett of Charlotte FFA along with her sheep, Caroline and Bonnie, will be in the show ring on Wednesday, Jan. 12. See page 8 of the Farm & […]

Vodochodsky up for parole

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Two years have passed since convicted murderer Kenneth Vodochodsky was denied parole by the Texas Board of Pardons and Parole. In 2020, Atascosa County Sheriff David Soward invited the Atascosa County community to join him in protesting Vodochodsky’s parole in which approximately 2,000 letters were turned over to the parole board. Vodochodsky was a friend of Jeremiah Engleton who lured […]


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