Cuellar hosts Eagle Ford Shale Consortium



WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-Laredo), joined by the office of Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), hosted a multi-agency meeting in Washington D.C. with a delegation from the Eagle Ford Shale Consortium to discuss a broad range of issues related to the development of the communities impacted by the Eagle Ford Shale. Topics discussed included opportunities for federal support of workforce […]

Cuellar announces $483K federal funding to support AHC in Live Oak County



Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-Laredo) announced that the Atascosa Health Center has received a grant in the amount of $483,333 from the Health Resources and Services Administration for medical services at their new satellite health center in Live Oak County. “This investment in our community and its health will ensure that Atascosa Health Center’s patients have access to high quality […]

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A reminder of top questions asked of the Texas Railroad Commission

Here are some of the top questions frequently asked of the Texas Railroad Commission. (1) What are the sizes of the proration units for the Eagle Ford Shale Fields? Presently, the proration units range from 40 acres to 640 acres. Need to review the individual field rules for each of the Eagle Ford Shale Fields. (2) Explain why a surface […]

Local Constable receives training




Thank you to the FBI and the Trinity University Police Department for hosting this year’s FBI Command College. I am very proud to have been selected to attend this education conference. There were 88 Administrative Law Enforcement Officers selected from across the State of Texas and New Mexico. This is the first of several conferences that the FBI has developed […]

Last week to win Pleasanton Express Online Photo Scavenger Hunt



Lots of winners these past few weeks for the Pleasanton Express Online Photo Scavenger Hunt. This week is your last chance to win a weekly prize. Whether you win or not, all participants will have their name entered in our Grand Prize drawing. Winners from the drawing will be announced in the July 4 edition of the Pleasanton Express. The […]

Church youth share their spirit

UMARMY Poteet mission a great success

The Southwest Texas Conference of The United Methodist Church sent their UMARMY high school mission team to Poteet June 10- June 16. UMARMY is an acronym for “United Methodist Action Reach-Out Mission by Youth.” The team of 60 high school age students and 23 adult advisers spent the week sharing their love of Jesus Christ through real life mission and […]

St.Andrew Youth Group on the Bayou



Our pilgrimage began in the early hours on the morning of Thursday, June 14, as 25 teens and their chaperones, from St. Andrew Catholic Church, loaded the bus that would lead them to Houma, Louisiana, for the Steubenville on the Bayou Catholic Youth Conference. The teens filed onto the bus tired, excited and ambivalent about the journey they were about […]

Ancient Olympic Spectators



Another difference in the ancient Olympic festival was the spectators. Throngs of spectators arrived in Olympia from all corners of the ancient world. Of course they arrived safely with the protection of the sacred truce. The spectators would include official delegations sent by city-states and colonies, as well as pre-eminent figures of the intellectual world. A portion of the spectators […]


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