I can only imagine

I’m sure many of you know that my job at the paper includes the obituaries.  It’s not fun, but somebody’s gotta do it.  I’ve had my share of rough weeks in this position.  This past week was one of them. We lost a dear friend in the wee hours of last Monday morning.  I suppose it was time. He had […]

Kick Up Your Heels

Cowboy Homecoming promises fun times

Cowboy Homecoming is finally here. The new, later date promises milder weather and with that, more people. A huge carnival is back on the grounds and lots of rides and concessions will be available Thursday through Saturday. There will be no gate admission on Thursday. Friday morning will be greeted by First National Bank and Security State Bank Cowboy Breakfast […]

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PHS band needs your vote everyday until Nov. 2 to win $5000

Turkey time at St. Andrew Catholic Church

The end of October can only mean one thing – turkey dinner time at St. Andrew Catholic Church. St. Andrew parishioners have been preparing for the annual event, so make plans to join them for a delicious turkey dinner this Sunday, October 28. The big meal is available to eat at the parish hall or to take home. Church members […]


Area volleyball teams are doing quite well, thank you very much! Charlotte, Pleasanton and Tilden girls are all in the playoffs! Good luck to them all! Instagram contest starts Thursday The contest is open to all who attend the 2012 Cowboy Homecoming. Enter photos that show how you enjoy Cowboy Homecoming. Follow @PE1909 on Instagram and tag your entry photo […]

Join Dornak Auto Parts for open house, appreciation day

Please join us at our open house as we celebrate and show our appreciation to our employees and especially to our customers. Food will be served all day so please come help us celebrate. As some of you may know, our building was damaged in a storm on May 10, 2012. From that day forwards, we have been working to […]


Trailer Heist

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 a report of a theft located in the 8900 block of TX HWY 97, east of Pleasanton. On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the 8900 block of TX HWY 97 […]

InstaFUN with a cowboy twist

Cowboy Instagram Contest starts Thursday

In the midst of all the two-stepping, poker playing and chicken roping, we want you to share your photos from any Cowboy Homecoming event you attend this year on Instagram. The contest is open to all who attend the 2012 Cowboy Homecoming. Capture the fun, family, friends, food, festivities, anything to show how you enjoy Cowboy Homecoming. To enter follow […]

The Way I See It

Come on home, cowboys

I t is time to celebrate Cowboy Homecoming this weekend. And though it may be several degrees cooler with the impending norther coming our way, it will still be a HOT time. It takes many hours of planning and lots of volunteers to pull off this celebration. When out of town friends ask about our celebration they really don’t get […]



Voting, vote now or vote later but above all vote! Enough is enough already, stop the whining, no more complaining, and do not procrastinate. Early voting is open, so what are you waiting on? November seventh? Election Day is November sixth, the sixth of November. If you forgot to vote early, then remember to vote on time. Now our government […]