2022-11-09 E-Edition


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The Charlotte Trojan Band took off Tuesday morning for their state band competition at the Alamodome. The community gathered for a send off for the state qualifying band that placed 14th out of 18 schools in the competition.

Major Laura Nowlin’s homecoming goes viral

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In honor of Veterans Day, the Pleasanton Express shines our front-page spotlight on a once-in-a-lifetime moment that happened on October 14 at the Poteet homecoming game. As crowds exited the stadium after Poteet beat Cotulla 42 to 14, the game announcer began telling the crowd that a special person had come to homecoming. The teams were still in their after-game […]

Martinez named new Jourdanton City Manager

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The City of Jourdanton City Council unanimously approved hiring Bobby Martinez as their new city manager at their council meeting Monday evening. The decision was made following numerous interviews with selected candidates a week ago. Council member Raul Morales motioned to approve the employment agreement and was seconded by council member Norma Ortiz. Martinez’ salary will be $92,050 annually. All […]

ACSSF donates $24.5K to Poteet Elementary

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The Atascosa County School Safety Fund Board and donors made their first donation of $24,500 on Tuesday to fund a breezeway at Poteet Elementary. The board, donors and those responsible for building the breezeway were a part of today’s unveiling presentation. Poteet Elementary principal Donisha Miller said this ACSSF project has been a dream. She said the children call the […]

Out and About

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Share the Warmth Blanket Drive Methodist Hospital | Atascosa is collecting blankets in November to distribute to all Atascosa County senior living communities. See details in Holiday Give and Go page. Community Bible Chapel Playgroup Every Wednesday from 10 a.m.-12 noon, free. Open to anyone with small children. Coffee bar for parents and playtime for children. Meet at Community Bible […]

City of Pleasanton to host Business Power Lunch Workshop Nov. 30

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The City of Pleasanton and the Pleasanton Economic Development Corporation will host the first Pleasanton Business Power Lunch Workshop on November 30, 2022, at 11 a.m. – 12 p.m., at Café Chris, in Pleasanton. The workshop theme is“Getting access to capital for your business.” The workshop will feature information about state and federal funding opportunities available to businesses or aspiring […]

The election is over

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The election is over. The work has just begun. I do not know about you, but this last election cycle seemed to be endless. I am so impressed with locals who boldly run for public office and become public servants. Please, whether your candidate won or not, please give each candidate elected a chance to prove their worth. To get […]

Mayor’s Message – Pleasanton

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The following is the city manager’s presentation at the last council meeting. This outlines our current projects and the progress. As of September, all city employees and City Council received an active shooter and active threat response designed for civilian staff. Dream on, through our development agreement with the City of Pleasanton, have been working with Stantec to develop the […]