The popular Tilden Lions Rodeo is moving to the weekend after Labor Day! The rodeos will be held on September 7 and 8, with a team roping on September 6. Don’t miss Eddie Raven at the Saturday night dance. Please see the article on page 7 for more details!
Labor Day Most county schools (except Charlotte) will be closed this Monday in observance of Labor Day. Banks, city and county offices and the post offices will all be closed as well. Our office will also be closed, so we will extend our Classified deadline to noon on Tuesday. Be safe and enjoy!
Pleasanton Hall of Honor deadline approaches Have an athlete, former coach or fan you think is worthy of being inducted into the Pleasanton Athletic Hall of Honor? Please submit their nominations to our Sports Editor Eric Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org or P.O. Box 880, Pleasanton, Tx 78064. Deadline is Monday, September 10 at 5 p.m.
Letter to Grandparents Day is quickly approaching and September 9 will be here before we know it. This year we want to feature your letters to your grandparents. There will be three categories, under 10 years old, 11-17 years and adult. We will publish the top three letters in the September 5 edition of the Pleasanton Express. All letters submitted will appear online. Send your letters via email to Jessica Machado at email@example.com, come by the office to drop them off or snail mail them to Grand Letters, PO Drawer 880, Pleasanton, Texas 78064. We look forward to reading them all.
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:
Since this is the worst outbreak of West Nile since 1999, how serious are you taking it?
1. Very serious
2. A little concerned
3. Not concerned
Last week’s results:
Did your summer go by too
1. Yes, please bring it back –
42% (34 votes)
2. No, couldn’t wait for it to be
over – 27% (22 votes)
3. It was just right – 31% (25
SUE BROWN is the Editor of the Pleasanton Express. Contact her at 830-281-2341 or firstname.lastname@example.org