E-edition 02-14-18


What do you practice?


While scrolling through Facebook the other night, I came across this video of a young boy asking “what do you practice” through my feed. I figured he was reciting someone else and found out that it was from Prem Rawat also known as Maharaji. I’m not advocating any type of mystical meditating guru teachings, but when I heard the young […]

52nd Annual Cowboy Homecoming/Turn N Burn expects 200 cookers


Rebecca Pesqueda Staff Writer Last year, Cowboy Homecoming and Turn N Burn joined together for the first time, bringing thousands of out-of-towners and locals to the Atascosa River Park for the biggest party and cook-off Pleasanton has ever seen. This year, the two huge local events will be coming together for asecond year and will be held Friday and Saturday, […]

Little Mister & Little Miss Poteet 2018


The Little Mister Poteet and Little Miss Poteet were crowned on Friday, Feb. 9 at the Poteet High School Auditorium. This year’s royalty are Little Mister Poteet Tommy Christopher Lopez, the son of Brandon and Naomi Lopez. Little Miss Poteet is Michael Borja, the daughter of Morgan and Oliver Borja. Photo by Lisa Luna, Pleasanton Express

We vote – or do we?


I have been a registered voter since April of 1962. As I recall, I actually registered on my 21st birthday. I was then going to college in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Back then you had to be 21 years old to vote. The national voting age was lowered nine years later to 18. On March 10, 1971, the United States […]

Classifieds 02-14-18


Atascosa County Judge Bob Hurley

Last week Commissioner Gillespie and I went to Armortex to research and craft an order for bullet resistant products.  We will be building teller windows for the County Tax Office so that they will be safe.  That office is the largest handler of money in the county and the biggest center where protection is needed.  They deal with disgruntled people […]

Lytle Chief of Police Richey Priest


It seems like we are in a winter break, criminal activity is on the “low” side. A whopping 34 service calls were generated. Of those calls five were for vehicle unlocks and three involved traffic control for the two trail rides that passed through town. Only 21 traffic stops over the last 7 day period and 11 of those resulted […]

Atascosa Animal Allies making a difference

Group encourages spaying and neutering; seeking donations and volunteers

With hearts of gold for our local, furry friends, the members of Atascosa Animal Allies are encouraging owners to spay and neuter their pets. The non-profit organization formed in October 2017 and has a contract with the City of Pleasanton Animal Shelter to find homes for cats and dogs. On Saturday, Feb. 3, the group held a volunteer work day […]

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