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Flashback Is Back



This week we are reintroducing our Flashback column after a 20 year absence. Our newest employee, Esther Pokladnik, who is our comptroller, will be delving back into our bound books looking up tidbits of interesting info of what was happening 5-50 years ago! Have fun traveling back in time!

Ag columnist honored Joe Taylor, Texas AgriLife Extension Agent for our county, was honored for 30 years of service by the Texas AgriLife Extension Service. Joe writes a weekly column here at the Express which keeps our agriculture related readers informed. He also is a great supporter of the 4-H clubs and the Atascosa Junior Livestock Show. Congrats, Joe!

Real Cowboy needed We need your nominations to name this year’s working Cowboy of the Year as well as inductee(s) into the South Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame. Both will be named at the Pleasanton Young Farmers’ Cowboy of the Year Rodeo Festival on Friday, August 17. Former cowboys of the year select the winners and the Young Farmers award him with a beautiful hand tooled saddle, sponsored by Atascosa Livestock Exchange. Send the nomination to: Sue Brown,P.O. Box 880, Pleasanton. TX 78064 or email to sbrown@pleasantonexpress.com by July 27.

Your opinion Each week we set up a poll on our website www.pleasantonexpress.com. Please take some time to visit it and vote.

This week’s question is:

Do you prefer your movies in 3-D?

1. Yes
2. No
3. Undecided

Last week’s results: 68 votes.

Did you play the online Photo Scavenger Hunt?

1. Yes – it was easy and fun –
21% (8 votes)
2. Yes – it was hard but still
fun – 11% (4 votes)
3. No – but will play it when it
happens again – 68% (26

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

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