Be healthy? How about healthier?

The Way I See It

It’s that time of year. Setting up for defeat. The last 57 years have made me become a realist if nothing else. Life is interesting, to say the least, and who am I to argue? Hence my resolution( s). Where I could state that I will lose “x” amount of pounds, read “x” books this year, limit TV time to […]

Seawater Desalination-San Antonio’s



My compliments to San Antonio Express News Editorial of Dec. 21, 2015 for “Look toward Gulf for water in the future.” The future is now, not 2050. San Antonio has the opportunity to combine their resources with Corpus Christi and build a joint plant benefitting all of South Texas. Preliminary studies show seawater desalination is competitive in price with fresh […]

Texas sues EPA over new ozone standards

State Capital Highlights

The State of Texas and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on Dec. 23 filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over its new ozone standards rule. Eight other states have filed separate lawsuits against the new rule: Arizona, Arkansas, Kentucky, New Mexico, Oklahoma, North Dakota, Utah and Wisconsin. On Dec. 28, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton explained […]

Being a Bush: A Double-Edged Sword

Texas Politics

Jeb Bush, once the presumptive person to beat for the Republican presidential nomination, is stumbling around in the single digits, despite having some $50 million spent on his behalf on TV ads. The former two-term Florida governor, son of one former president and brother of another, is learning the hard way that while being a Bush can get you elected […]

FLASHBACK: City Council lets contract for sewer line extension



60 Years ago- J.T. Mills Jr., who began developing his second FHA subdivision here in 1955, hopes to build 50 news homes in Pleasanton in 1956. A year ago he announced that he would construct 40 new homes here in 1955. He said this week that his actual total was 44 new homes either completed or under construction. Most of […]

Crude oil export ban applauded

Oil & Gas Editor

“My fellow Railroad Commissioners and I have worked hard to overturn the ban, whether it be appearing before Congress, the Texas Legislature, or educating decision makers in Washington that lifting the ban would unshackle the U.S. energy sector and further enhance our nation’s stature as a global leader in energy, “said Chairman David Porter as Texas Railroad Commissioners released statements […]

PIC students perform ‘THE SCARLET CLOAK’



The students at Pleasanton Intermediate Campus, along with community members and actors’ families, were treated to a rare glimpse into the history of our Great Country’s past during the Drama Troupe’s performances of “The Scarlet Cloak.” The students presented the plays on Dec. 17, in the Douglas Williamson, Sr., Performing Arts Center. “The Scarlet Cloak” is based upon the journal […]

ELEMENTARY STUDENTS FOR DECEMBER



PRIMARY STUDENTS FOR DECEMBER



GriefShare at FBC



GriefShare will be starting again at First Baptist Church of Pleasanton, this Thursday, Jan. 7, at 6:30 p.m. This program is for those who have lost a loved one or someone dear to them. It will be held in the Old Fellowship Hall, located at 400 Reed St. Everyone is welcome. How GriefShare works It may be hard for you […]


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