Happy 100!



Who’s been operating at the same place for 100 years? The Atascosa County Courthouse, that’s who. Help celebrate this milestone this Saturday, May 18 at 10 a.m. with a ceremony, tour and refreshments sponsored by the Atascosa County Historical Commission.

Last weekend for ACT’s play

The Red Velvet Cake War will be presented May 17-18 at 7:30 p.m. and at 2 p.m. on May 19. The theatre is located just before the All Saint’s Episcopal Church on Hwy. 97 West. Don’t miss this Southern comedy!

Downtown Businesses are invited

The newly formed Downtown Pleasanton Merchants Association (DPMA) will host a meeting on Monday, May 20 at 6 p.m. Businesses within the boundaries of Bryant Street to the west, U.S. 281 to the east, SH 97 to the south and Bensdale Road to the north – are encouraged to attend. It will be held at El Castillo, 301 N. Main Street. Please RSVP to Diana Prasifka by May 17 at 281- 5977.

Graduation ad deadline extended

Great news for graduates, family members, friends and businesses… the ad deadline has been extended to this Friday, May 17 at 5 p.m. Our special keepsake section will hit the stands on May 29. Parents, call, email or come by our office to place your congratulatory ad. Businesses, contact Mary Gallegos (830-570- 7542) or Michele Vecchiarino (830-570-9897) to place your ad in this special section.

Smug Mug photo sale

We are running a special on our online photos for the next few weeks. Smug Mug is our online photo distributor and from now until May 31, 2013 you can save 40 percent. Go to our website at www.pleasantonexpress.com and click on the SmugMug icon. Coupon code is 40GRAD.

Click it or Ticket

Memorial weekend is upon us. Law enforcement officials across the state will be looking for and ticketing unbuckled drivers and passengers in an effort to raise safety awareness and prevent fatalities. By Texas law, all occupants of a vehicle, including back seat passengers, must wear a seat belt. Each unbuckled occupant faces a ticket and fines up to $200, plus court costs. They’ll be watching a bit closer from May 20- June 2.

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

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