Rodeo Time!



By the looks of the articles and ads all about Cowboys….it must be rodeo time. The Pleasanton Young Farmers are planning for an even bigger and better event this year – lots more actvities for the two-day event! Be sure to come out and see who gets named Cowboy of the Year and the inductees into the South Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame on Friday night.

Stuff the Bus

Help us STUFF THE BUS! The Pleasanton Express will donate a school supply item for every new like starting now until school starts. Spread the word!

Last chance to play Rodeo Riches

You have a couple of days to sign up for Rodeo Riches – the game where you sign up at our participating merchants to win great prizes and a chance for a $500 shopping spree!

The winner will be announced at the Pleasanton Young Farmers’ Cowboy of the Year Rodeo and Festival this Friday, August 17.

See our ad on page 14C for more information and good luck!

Taxfree shopping

If you haven’t finished shopping for back-toschool clothes and supplies, you can hit the stores again this weekend and save sales tax this weekened, Aug. 17, 18 and 19.

Most clothing, shoes and schools supplies are exempt from tax as well as backpacks under $100.

Your opinion

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

This week’s question is:

Which Brush Country football team do you think will have the most success this season?

1. Pleasanton Eagles
2. Poteet Aggies
3. Jourdanton Indians
4. Charlotte Trojans
5. Not sure

Last week’s results: 81 votes.

1. Yes, always love the deals –
10% (8 votes)
2. No, not worth the crowds –
58% (47 votes)
3. Never have, but planning
on it – 2% (2votes)
4. Never have, don’t plan to –
30% (24 votes)

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

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