Still nerdy at thirty

In the midst of turning 30 this week, I’ve compiled a list of 30 things I’d like to do while I’m 30. My plan is to do them all or at least give them all a dang good go and blog a bit about them on the way. That being said I’m giving myself one year to: 1. More roller […]

Children aren’t standardized

Standardized tests are not what make America great!

This morning as I sent my youngest (12)  off to school, I told him I would be praying for him as he takes the STAAR test. These standardized tests, in one form or another, have plagued my son for years. He began his worrying in 2nd grade, a year before he even tested. The other two have never worried a […]

Sophomore Slump

With the 2012 NFL draft coming up this week (Starting Thursday, April 26 at 7:00 p.m) I thought a good topic to blog about this week is the Players in the past who have been picked high and had a great rookie season, then their stats fell sharply in their second season in the NFL. There is a history of […]


I would like to take a minute and say thank you to all of you that are reading my blog. I know of quite of few of you that are and do not know of ALL of you that are…I hope that it is interesting to you and will have meaning in some way, shape or form to you.  I […]

Failure To Control

The April 18 accident in which a driver rear-ended a Pleasanton ISD school bus marks the second major accident for PISD in the last 12 months, said PISD Public Information Officer Linda M. Hall. A total of 18 students and the bus driver were sent by ambulance to South Texas Regional Medical Center in Jourdanton for minor injuries and evaluation. […]

Celebration: Theme for Relay For Life

One of the most successful events in Atascosa County, Relay For Life, happens this Saturday and Sunday, April 28-29. The relay will be held once again at the Jourdanton Indian Stadium. Relay For Life is a fundraising effort for the American Cancer Society where stadiums across the country are transformed into huge block parties with folks sharing a common bond […]

Express awarded four wins at STPA

Three Pleasanton Express staff members, Sue Brown, David Wickersham and Eric Smith received wins at the “Better Newspaper Contests” awards luncheon held during the 86th Annual South Texas Press Association Convention, Friday, April 20 at the St. Anthony Hotel in San Antonio, Texas. The South Texas Press Association (STPA) is the largest regional press association in the United States. Sue […]

City Manager urges council to take the reins forget past misdeeds and move forward

City Manager urges council to take the reins forget past misdeeds and move forward City Manager Bruce Pearson called upon the City Council and the citizens of Pleasanton to move forward and forget the misdeeds of the past in the April 19 City Council meeting. “Let’s come together,” Pearson said. “Let’s let our citizens vote. Let’s not discuss issues about […]

Out and About

May I?

A third of the year is almost over and the month of May will soon be here. St. Andrew’s Church picnic (May 6) prepares the month for elections May 12 & 29), Mother’s Day (May 13), graduations (college and high school) and then Memorial Day (May 28). Whew! Factor family Many folks have been wondering how Adam Factor, son of […]


Slick thieves strike oil well site

The Atascosa County Sheriff’s Department along with Crime Stoppers is hoping that a FIVE THOUSAND-DOLLAR cash reward being offered for one week only will help solve numerous burglaries and thefts that have occurred in the 300 block of County Road 401, 20 miles east of Campbellton off of FM 1099 near the Atascosa County/ Karnes County line. On February 27, […]