Olle Crowned Queen

49th Cowboy Homecoming - another one for the books

Pleased with the crowds that attended the 49th annual Cowboy Homecoming, the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce is already thinking how they will top it for the 50th anniversary celebration next year. The numbers are not in right now, but co-chair Brad Mumm knows that the event was a money maker. Queen crowned Jordyn Olle was crowned the 49th Cowboy Homecoming […]

Early voting ends on Friday

Brush Country voters have been voting early and according to the Atascsoa County Election Adminstrator’s office, it has been busy. As of the close of Monday, October 27, 1,840 have voted in the General Election. In the City of Jourdanton, 263 have voted. Jourdanton ISD has had 43 early votes. The City of Charlotte has had 29 while the ISD […]

Comptroller distributes $622 million statewide

(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Susan Combs said today that state sales tax revenue in September was $2.17 billion, up 7.9 percent compared to September 2013. “Significant growth in sales tax revenues occurred across all major economic sectors, reflecting strength in both business and consumer spending,” Combs said. “The gains were led by remittances from the oil and natural gas-related and […]

Martinez wins Cowboy Crazy Cash

Angela Martinez of Leming was the lucky winner in the Cowboy Crazy Cash contest that was held over the past four weeks. Her winning entry was made at MG Building Materials. She gets to have a shopping spree there (at least $250 of the $500 must be spent at the winning store) and the balance will be spent at MG […]


Leming meeting to set up Neighborhood Watch

Crime Stoppers will make a presentation on Thursday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Home Plate Restaurant, located at 105 Old Pleasanton Road. The entire Leming community is invited to come out and participate in the Crime Stoppers program as well as establish an active Neighborhood Watch program. It’s time to take a stand […]

Fall Festivals

11th Annual Howl-O-Weenie Pet costume contest, all domestic pets welcomed! Saturday, November 1 at the Pleasanton Library, registration starts at 9:30 and entry fee is $5. Bring your fur babies out for the contests and races. Fall Festival Time! Join in the fun at Cowboy Fellowship’s Annual Fall Festival! This year the event will be held on the church grounds […]


October 21 - October 27, 2014

Accident Oaklawn (3), GoodwinAccident, Minor Oaklawn (7),Goodwin, LantanaAccident, Parking Lot OaklawnAssault PatrickBurglary of a Building Fourth St.,Pauls PlaceBurglary of a Habitat Georgia AnnBurglary of Motor Vehicle Adams,SecondCriminal Mischief Martin, Reed,OaklawnCriminal Trespass OaklawnDisturbance Market, Hwy 97 E.,Trade, Water St., Second St. Driving While Intoxicated Trade (2) Drug Activity Trade St.Drug Paraphernalia Waco St.Harassment Maia, WacoPublic Intoxication Hwy 97 E.,OaklawnReckless Driver OaklawnTheft […]

State Capital Highlights

Campaigns in final push as election day approaches

Polls continued to show Republican candidates ahead in top-of-ballot races as Texas moved closer to the Oct. 31 early voting deadline before Election Day, Nov. 4. Political campaigns continued to work feverishly across Texas, knocking on doors, holding rallies, robocalling, planting signs, flooding mailboxes and barraging email accounts. Gubernatorial candidates state Sen. Wendy Davis, D-Fort Worth, and Republican state Attorney […]

The Way I See It

Ghosts among us?

Halloween is this Friday and we all think about scary things – goblins, vampires and ghosts. Ask folks if they believe in them and some may admit it. Others not so much. I thought I’d share my experience of a ghostly nature. For those of us who have spent late nights at the Pleasanton Express, there are a few who […]