Congrats to new royalty



The new King and Queen were crowned at the Strawberry Festival coronation the past Saturday, as were their royal court. Congratulations to Queen Lauren Zavala, King C. Alejandro Garcia, Princess Lindsay Ramon, Prince Cameron Uribe, Duchess Rebekah Wagner, Duchess Caitlin Crisp, Duchess Amber Nicole Rodriguez, Duke Jake Hamm, Duke Ray Rodriguez, Duke Adam Ybarra, Little Miss Poteet Taryn Garcia and Little Mister Poteet Baltazar Ramirez Jr. They will be reigning over the festival in less than a month, at the 66th Poteet Strawberry Festival, April 12-14.

Taste of Texas Food Show

Since we are talking about strawberries and the festival is approaching, this might be the time to enter your best recipe featuring strawberries or your best salsa concoction in the Taste of Texas Food Show on Sunday, April 14. See the rules on page 5B.

Mwangaza Choir still here

The very talented Mwangaza Youth Choir from Uganda is still in our county. They will be performing at Lytle Country Baptist Church tonight, Wednesday, March 13.

Judges still needed

If you like BBQ (and who doesn’t?), you should be a judge at the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce Turnn Burn BBQ Cookoff on March 22-23. They need lots of judges (they have 100+ teams already) so, sign up at and click on the Turn-n-Burn link.

Attention candidates

Please take some time out of your busy campaigning schedule and be included in our 2013 Election Guide. Send us a 250 word write up and a photo of yourself. If you don’t have one, we’ll be glad to help you out and take one of you to be included. You can either email it to me, mail or fax (not the photo, though) to us by March 28. It will appear in the April 17 issue. It will include the city and school candidates It is a free service. Remember, all political minded letters to the editor will cease one month prior to the elections.

SUE BROWN is the Editor of the Pleasanton Express. Contact her at 830-281-2341 or

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