Combined Cowboy Homecoming/Turn-N-Burn plus Young Farmers funded

I was pleased to see that the Pleasanton City Council funded a percentage of the Hotel/Motel Occupancy Tax grant monies to our local events that help to promote our Birthplace of the Cowboy heritage. Though the vote wasn’t unanimous, the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce will receive $75,000 for their combined event this coming March and the Pleasanton Young Farmers will receive […]

Catherine Hooge

  Catherine Hooge Catherine Jane Hooge, 94, passed away on September 18, 2016. With her passing went one of the most animated, stylish, and loving ladies ever.  Kay, as she was known to family and friends, was born on December 4, 1921, in Hartford, Illinois to Harvey and Margaret Edwards. During World War II she joined the war efforts of […]

Santos Benavides

Santos Benavides Santos Benavides was born in Peggy, Texas on March 21, 1938 to Vicente and Petra Benavides.  He was called home to be with our Lord on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at the age of 78, surrounded by his children, grandchildren, brother, sisters and nieces.  Santos will be remembered by all for his social nature and love for playing […]

Dorothy Tuttle

  Dorothy Tuttle Dorothy “Dottie” M. Tuttle, age 81, of San Antonio, Texas, passed away Monday, September 12, 2016 in San Antonio, Texas. She is survived by her son, Jeffery Tuttle and wife Lissa of San Antonio; sister, Marie (Mortellaro) Abate and brother-in-law, William Abate of Boerne; sister, Virginia (Mortellaro) Brown and brother-in-law, Charlie Brown of Bowie, MD, as well […]

Poultry Workshop to be held at Extension office

Poultry Workshop A Poultry Workshop is scheduled for Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. at the Atascosa County Extension office.  Guest speaker will be Rachael Bauer Extension Agent Ag/Nr  Bastrop County.  This should be a very informative event for those young folks that show poultry.  For more info please give us a call at the Extension office 830-569-0034.   […]

Morales on Ellen, dancing with Mariah

Dancing is an art and not everyone is blessed with the ability to do it well. Making a career in such an unpredictable industry requires passion, hard work and confidence. Jesse Morales, a 2005 graduate of Crandall High School (southeast of Dallas), continues to make his mark in the dancing and entertainment world. He is the son of Dani and […]

Pleasanton Football Game Photos 09/16/16

Check out these great football game photos by Pleasanton Express Staff Member, Sarah Pace!

Charlotte Homecoming Mum Winner

Charlotte High School student, Mari Cantu (pictured at right), was the winner of our Charlotte Homecoming Mum Giveaway. The mum was designed and donated by Lesley McMillan (Left) of Lesley’s Flowers & Gifts. McMillan is also the designer of the Jourdanton homecoming mum we will be giving away this week. Tina Pacheco of This Mum’s For You will be donating […]

Pleasanton HOT grant funds released to chamber, rodeo

The Pleasanton City Council approved to fund the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce’s combined Cowboy Homecoming and Turn-N-Burn BBQ event, set for March 10-11, 2017 as well as the Pleasanton Young Farmers’ Cowboy of the Year Open Rodeo Festival in August 2017. The revenue from the Hotel/Motel Occupancy Tax that is sent to the city is to be used for events/places […]

Johnny Huizar, new city manager, speaks

After his selection as the new city manager of Pleasanton, Johnny Huizar said, “I always envisioned myself as being city manager but I never imagined that I would be in this position so early. I started working for the city of Pleasanton in 1990, the Tuesday after Labor Day. “I was interviewed by then City Manager Mr. (Larry) Pippen, Public […]


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