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Go vote!


The Pleasanton Express hosted a candidate forum Thursday evening in the Pleasanton River Park. We had no idea what the...

Judge Bob Hurley

Atascosa County Judge’s Report


Did you know that your County is expected by the State to pay for all County, State and Federal elections...

Mayor Travis Hall

Mayor’s Message – Pleasanton


Greetings from the Mayor’s office: We are entering an exciting time of the year with our first major cold front...

Sue Brown’s The Way I See It

The Way I Saw It


A fter enjoying almost 17 years of writing my weekly thoughts, promoting our communities, praising folks, honoring people, poking fun...

Ed Sterling

Instead of No. 2 pencils, PPEs top back-to-school list


Back-to-school lists aren’t the same this year. Gov. Greg Abbott talked last week about why the state is stockpiling personal...

Paul Michael Jones

More than conquerors


’Tis the season for spooky things. This week, it’s Halloween. Next week, it’s the elections. Like I said … spooky...

Chief Priest

Chief Priest’s Weekly Report


Greetings from Lytle PD, A week of cooler weather and 52 service calls. Property crimes were “light” this week. John’s...

Warren Domke

Goals for life


One of the most important principles in military strategy is to have an objective. Those who study military history and...

Guest Columns and Opinions

Mayor’s Message – Poteet


On Oct. 21, I assisted the Alamo Area Council of Government (AACOG) in providing gift cards for Atascosa County at...

Halloween, Shiloh and the Armless Wonder


Greetings, Atascosa County! I hope you all are doing well. It has been an exciting week, historically speaking. This past...

Go away and leave me alone


When depression wraps me in its darkness, I just want to crawl back into bed, pull the covers over my...

Amazon goes big in Texas


Amazon delivered good economic news, announcing plans for a 700,000-square-foot distribution center and warehouse in Waco. Gov. Greg Abbott and...

Crime Stoppers: Crime of the Week


The Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office along with Crime Stoppers is hoping that a reward of up to $5,000 being offered...

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