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Cleo “Big Dad” Rogers 2018 South Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame

By Sue Brown | August 22, 2018

Cleo “Big Dad” Rogers was inducted into the South Texas Cowboy of Fame before the Pleasanton Young Farmer’ Rodeo on Friday, Aug. 17. He was nominated by his great granddaughter Jessica Land Stanush and granddaughters Cindy Halpin Mumm and Donna Burris Land. Their nomination letter follows: Our (Great) Grandmother, Bessie Mangum Rogers, nominated her Husband, our (Great) Grandfather, Cleo Rogers […]

Urgent: Sign Atascosa County petition to restore property rights

By Sue Brown | July 27, 2018

Atascosa County residents have an unprecedented opportunity to get their property rights restored to them.  Currently, property owners living outside of city limits have no recourse against being annexed against their will.  If ten percent of the registered voters in Atascosa County sign the petition to “Stop Forced Annexation in Atascosa County” a referendum will be placed on the ballot […]

Truman “Buddy” Clyburn, Jr.

By Sue Brown | July 03, 2018

Truman (Buddy) Clyburn, Jr. of Pleasanton passed away Saturday, June 30, 2018 at the age of 89.  He was born on October 14, 1928 on the west bank of the Atascosa River north of Campbellton, Texas to Truman Sr. and Nettie Elizabeth Mc Ada Clyburn. Mr. Clyburn is survived by his wife, Mary Mishler-Clyburn of Pleasanton, Texas; son, Douglas Craig […]

Brush Country Youth Rodeo Association Results – Week #1

By Sue Brown | June 13, 2018

Brush Country Youth Rodeo Association Results • Week #1 June 8, 2018 (Results are: Order, Gender, Name, Time, Place & Points) NOVICE STRAIGHTS 3 B Scout Husky 12.562 1 11 2 G Dally Jo Patrick 33.942 1 11 1 G Avery Martin NT NT 1   NOVICE CLOVERLEAF 1 G Avery Martin 28.372 1 11 3 B Scout Husky 30.125 […]

Out & About

By Sue Brown | June 13, 2018

Free Summer Program for kids June 14 The City of Pleasanton Parks and Recreation Department recently began its free, 12 Week Summer Program for kids. The next program is on Thursday, June 14 and will feature soccer training at the Pleasanton River Park, sponsored by the Boy Scouts of America. Please note registration starts at 8:30 a.m. for this event. […]

Sweepstakes won at regional press contest

By Sue Brown | June 06, 2018

Sue Brown  Editor The Pleasanton Express won sweepstakes at the Texas Gulf Coast Press Association Better Newspaper Contest held in Houston May 17-19 at the 80th annual convention. In all, the Pleasanton Express won 12 awards totaling 700 points. “Winning sweepstakes is a huge honor for the Pleasanton Express,” said Noel Wilkerson Holmes, Publisher. “We brought home some significant wins […]

McMullen Graduation

By Sue Brown | June 06, 2018

Pleasanton Graduation

By Sue Brown | June 06, 2018

PISD issues statement of apology regarding military sash

By Sue Brown | June 04, 2018

Regarding the issue of military sashes being removed prior to the Pleasanton High School  graduation ceremony held Saturday night, superintendent Dr. Matthew Mann issued this statement: “We are very proud of all of our students. PISD wants to honor our students that enlist in the United States armed forces. We will certainly examine and change any and all practices that […]

Charlotte seniors graduate

By Sue Brown | May 29, 2018

Charlotte graduates Madeline Romo and Charlie Rodriguez share a laugh during their senior slide show presentation at Friday’s commencement ceremony. Madeline will be attending Texas A&M University in San Antonio and Charlie will be attending Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi in the fall. Photo by Rebecca Pesqueda | Pleasanton Express