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November 23, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents show solidarity

Approval of community center and street closure sought

The status of the Pleasanton Community Center and Library continued to be a topic of debate at the Nov. 17 Pleasanton City Council meeting. Fortunately, the chaotic scene of the previous meeting did not repeat itself. More...

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News

How Our County Voted

Amendment No. 1 - Authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran. More...

$5,000 CASH REWARD

Copper thieves busy

The Atascosa County Sheriff’s Department along with Crime Stoppers is hoping that a FIVE THOUSANDDOLLAR cash reward being offered for one week only will help solve a series of copper thefts that have occurred throughout Atascosa County. More...

CORRECTIONS

If you have a complaint about fairness or accuracy of items in this issue of our paper, call Editor Sue Brown at (830)281-2341 Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. More...

Living

Webb wins Stevie Award

Pleasanton native Kimberly (Cochran) Webb traveled to New York on Nov. More...

DONATIONS TO FIREBASE SAENZ

These are just a few of the items that were donated. So many items were donated that Chris Bello could not leave them at the restaurant, as they were taking up too much room. More...

EARLY THANKSGIVING MEAL AT FBC DAYCARE

For more FBC Turkey Dinner pics click on our Photo Gallery in the blue menu bar. More...

Obituaries

LESLIE DUNCAN

Leslie “Les” Duncan, of Leming, passed away on Friday, November 18, 2011 at the age of 88. Mr. Duncan was born in Llano County on October 6, 1923, and after high school, proudly served our country in World War II in the Navy. More...

ANGELITA MORALES

Angelita Martinez Morales, age 71, of Pleasanton, passed away on Wednesday, November 16, 2011, in San Antonio. Angelita was born August 2, 1940. More...

ALFRED MOSIER JR.

Alfred Thomas Mosier, Jr. (Tommy), age 79, of Luling, passed away on Tuesday, November 15, 2011, in Luling. Mr. Mosier was born December 22, 1931. More...

Express new website launching today

Today is the big day! You are holding in your hands the redesigned Pleasanton Express and by taking a quick trip to your computer you will find our new website at www.pleasantonexpress.com. More...

Register for Brush Country Christmas and plan for fun

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce along with merchants are sponsoring A Brush Country Christmas to encourage shoppers to do so locally this Christmas season. The event will take place, Saturday, December 3 in downtown Pleasanton. More...

Sports

A shocking ending for the Tribe

Extra PAT attempt by Blanco sinks Indians
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A rowdy Indian Nation had the chance to watch Jourdanton out work and outplay the Blanco Panthers in most aspects of the game, but small miscues halted them from moving on. More...

Stating The Obvious

Lights, Camera, Action

The lights were on in Floresville last Friday night, as Indian Nation was alive and well and ready to cheer on Big Red in their second straight playoff appearance. It was not just a typical night on the sidelines for the Pleasanton Express. More...

Charlotte falls to Devine in Championship

After defeating the Pearsall Lady Mavericks and the host Pleasanton Lady Eagles, Charlotte was able to advance to the Championship of the Pleasanton Tournament. More...

Opinion & Columns

Political Cartoon

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The Way I See It

How do we look?

They say change is good and I tend to agree. Many of our readers and advertisers may not be aware, but our newspaper began a new year last week. This translates to 102 years of publishing the Pleasanton Express. More...

Kindness appreciated

We want to let you know how much we appreciate the wonderful article written by Thelma Cardwell in her Pen an Palette column about our uncle, Douglas McEuen. More...

Farm & Ranch

Ag producers get ready

From the office of Susan Combs, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts: Get Ready, Texas! Agriculture and timber producers: Secure your sales tax exemption by getting your registration number from the Comptroller’s office. More...

FARMING IN THE 40S

Miles Ranch, south of Tilden was honored on November 3, 2011 with the Texas Family Land Heritage award given by the Texas Department of Agriculture. More...

Pleasanton FFA advances 10 teams to Area

The Wintergarden District held the Area 10 Leadership Development Events in Dilley, Texas on Monday, November 14th. This competition is where different students in the FFA go to compete in a variety of events. More...

Community Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

November 24 •Local Longhorn group meets Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. (non-smoking, open discussion) at All Saint’s Episcopal Church in Pleasanton, Hwy. 97 West, next to Whiffletree’s. More...