Flashbacks 10/9/19Free Access


Mackenzie Pilgrim

Pleasanton Intern

With grieving hearts, the Pleasanton Express would like to recognize and honor the three law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the Atascosa ambush on October 12th 1999; Deputy Mark Stephenson, Deputy Thomas Monse, and Trooper Terry Miller. Never will they be forgotten.

10 years ago

Sheriff Tommy Williams (center), along with Chief Deputy David Soward (left) and CID Lt. Jake Guerra display two checks the department received from the sale of property from forfeiture cases. The checks totaled $30,445.52  and will be used for criminal investigations and law enforcement equipment 


20 years ago

Law officers shot Tuesday night – As the Pleasanton Express is going to press at 9 p.m. Tuesday it has been learned at least two officers have been shot by a sniper near Corgey Road and Coughran RoadEast of IH-37. although many facts are sketchy, two of those shot where officers Louis Tudyk and Carl Fisher. They have been taken by AirLife to University Hospital.City police, County deputies, DPS officers, a special agent, helicopters with night vision capabilities and search dogs have responded. Officers from other counties are also responding. It was reported that officers were shot answering a domestic dispute call. 


30 years ago

“A” is for accordion –  Jourdanton kindergarten children were amused by the accordion-playing of Joe Tymrak when he treated them to some foot stompin’, hand clappin’ music. The children were studying the letter “A” in thoroughly enjoyed the sounds of his music.


40 years ago

Pleasanton photography show-  Bill Dean president of the First National Bank of Pleasanton along with J. F. Andrews and Diana Guthrie, extend an invitation to the public to visit the first “Autumn Photography Show”Of Pleasanton photographers. It will be held in the bank’s community room, for two days only, Thursday, October 18th from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Friday, October 19th from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 


50 years ago

One of three –  Frank Coble (40) JHS full-back, carries a Mustang tackler across the goal line as the junior JHS ball toter gets one of the three touchdowns he scored against Natalia. 


60 years ago

Blue Panic stand –  Gilbert Kuretsch looks over the fine Blue Panic that Edgar Williams has growing on his leased acreage south of Jourdanton. This was one of the stops made on the soil conservation tour Saturday.

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