It’s chili!

Well. Well. Well. Guess who actually and literally tied her apron strings this weekend. ME!I know. I know. It’s been a quite awhile since I have shared a new recipe. And the truth is it has been a long time since I cooked something new.My husband is a meat kind of man. He’s been wanting chili. Something I’ve never made […]

Car sideswipes 18-wheeler

A compact car collided with an 18 wheeler Nov. 18 around 9 a.m. on IH-37 near the Campbellton exit (FM 791). Campbellton VFD responded to the accident. According to Campbellton Fire Chief Martín Llamas, a young woman was driving a compact car north on IH-37 when she suddenly swerved and went across the median into south bound traffic. According to […]

Reported drive-by leads to gun, money and drug bust

Several unknown gunmen opened fire on a vehicle parked in front of a house on Water St. around 6 p.m. on Wednesday, November 13, shooting from inside their own vehicle. The gunmen drove away before police could arrive. No one was injured in the drive-by, but Captain Johnny Gonzales of the Pleasanton Police says that the shooters were intending to […]

Pleasanton mourns former mayor

Richard F. Wehman, former Mayor of Pleasanton, passed away at his home on Tuesday, November 12. Wehman had been battling cancer for almost eight years and succumbed to end stage symptoms. He was 84 years old. Wehman was Pleasanton’s longest serving mayor – from 1961 to 1973 – stepping down when the demands of his time grew due to his […]

Suspects in ATVjacking arrested

Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office arrested three San Antonio men Sunday, November 17, around 11:54 p.m. for their alleged involvement in a theft of a John Deere Gator ATV from a farm on Arnold Road. Deputy Sheriff Stephen Wilson and Sergeant Deputy Kevin Draughn responded to a call for suspicious activity. According to a press release by Atascosa County Sheriff David […]


Go Big Red!

The Jourdanton Indians have now made it to the next round of playoffs after beating Odem last week. The Bi-District Champion Indians will play the Hallettsville Brahmas in Seguin on Friday at 7:30 p.m. They will have a pep rally on Friday at 2:45 p.m. in the gym. Santa’s visits scheduled Set your calendars for visits from Santa and the […]

Avoiding ticket reasons for alleged shooter’s spree

As reported in the Pleasanton Express November 13 issue, an alleged shooter was arrested after a standoff in Poteet. Eric Isaac Gonzales, 23, was driving along Brite Lane in Poteet around 3:30 p.m. Atascosa County Constable Ed Richter of Precinct 2 clocked Gonzales’ vehicle and allegedly found he was speeding and attempted to pull Gonzales over. According to Atascosa County […]

Man runs from police through hospital

An alleged parole violator bolted through South Texas Regional Medical Center (STRMC) around 2:20 p.m. Friday, November 15, with Jourdanton Police Department (JPD) officers not far behind. According to Jourdanton Police Chief Eric Kaiser, Jourdanton Police went to STRMC on suspicion that Kenneth Clark, 25, was there. Kaiser posted that Clark was “wanted by the Texas Board of Pardons and […]


In the November 12 issue, in a front page photo of a fire on M and Eighth Street in Poteet, the homeowners did not report that the fire may have been caused by a space heater. The cause is still undetermined If you have a complaint about fairness or accuracy of items in this issue of our paper, call Editor […]