Burn ban, employee salary info highlight regular, budget sessions of Commissioners Court

During Monday’s regular meeting of Atascosa County Commissioners, highlight items on the agenda would be a burn ban and data concerning county employees. After the public comments phase, Atascosa County Fire Marshall, Chuck Garris, requested that the county put in force a burn ban beginning with it being published in the Pleasanton Express on Wednesday, August 15 and it passed. […]

New ID rules for vehicles to enhance public safety

Texans titling a vehicle in the state and first-time registrants will soon have to show identification, enhancing public safety and paving the way for more customerfriendly automation. The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) Board passed new identification rules at its Thursday meeting. The rules were required as part of two new state laws (HB 2017 and HB 2357) that […]

Roping the Rodeo Lingo

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article ran in the August 22, 1984 issue of the Pleasanton Express. Bull Riding The most popular rodeo riding event, and the most dangerous, is bull riding. Many of the big cross-bred Brahmas go a whole season without being ridden the required 8 seconds. Because they will charge their upended rider, only the clown can help […]


Michael Sullivan at BCRW meeting

Michael Quinn Sullivan will be the speaker at the August 28, meeting of the Brush Country Republican Women. The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Rotary Building on the Strawberry Festival Grounds in Poteet. His speech will focus on the outcomes of the primary and run-off elections and the political situation as we approach the upcoming Legislative […]


Old Exxon Imogene Camp, southwest of Pleasanton

Naomi Ridge and Alice Lester comment...

“At the old Imogene Camp, Exxon employees used to have big get-togethers. Some of the guys would take off for the afternoon and do some ‘barbecuing’. ‘Humble was family’,” said Naomi Ridge. Alice Lester commented this way, “We bought a house and moved it to the Imogene Camp. Everybody knew everybody there and it was nice being in that community.” […]




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