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Pumkin Patch, Maker’s Market sure to spice up your weekend

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If you missed out on Saturday’s Pumpkin Patch and Maker’s Market, you’ve got one more chance to get in on the fun and purchase some unique items. Stop by 901/903 W. Goodwin in Pleasanton, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. this Saturday, Oct. 16. This is the same location as the Royal Farmer’s Market and many of your favorite RFM vendors will […]

Purchase poker tickets, support scholarships

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Editor’s note: The article in the Oct. 13, 2021, issue of the Pleasanton Express stated an incorrect location for the Constable Percy Medina Scholarship Poker Tournament. The correct location is the St. Andrew Catholic Church Hall. The Inaugural CPM Poker Tournament benefiting the Constable Percy Medina Memorial Scholarship fund will be Oct. 23, 6-11 p.m. at St. Andrew Catholic Church […]

McMullen County 2021-2022 4-H Officers elected

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McMullen County 4-H elected new County Council Officers in their September meeting for the year 2021-2022. Candidates had to complete and application and a give speech to qualify as a candidate. Twelve candidates ended up running in McMullen County as one of the largest turnouts of record. After a long voting process and many close votes, McMullen County 4-H has […]

Comin’ Up

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Texas A&M AgriLife Service collecting private well water samples Oct. 13, 8 a.m. and, 9 a.m. Results available Oct. 15. Contact your local County Extension Office. The Pumkin Patch and the Maker’s Market, Oct. 16, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 901/903 W. Goodwin, Pleasanton Family Fun at George Farms, every Saturday and Sunday in October, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 595 Mobile Home Alley, […]

Leming VFD Fundraiser

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The Leming Volunteer Fire Department is having a brisket plate fundraiser this Sunday, Oct. 17 at 11 a.m. at the Leming Fire Station. The $10 plate includes silced brisket, sausage, potato salad, beans, pickles, onions and a slice of bread. The Leming Fire Station is located at 6075 FM 1470 in Leming.

Atascosa Livestock reports

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Note: In this report, the first set of numbers in each line represents the weight range. The second set of numbers represents the price range per cwt. For more information, visit Date of Sale9/21/21Steers-Med. & Lg.200-300 lb. $140-190300-400 lb. $135-165400-500 lb. $130-163500-600 lb. $120-154600-700 lb. $105-137700-800 lb. $100-120800-900 lb. $85-113Heifers-Med. & Lg.200-300 lb. $125-158300-400 lb. $120-150400-500 lb. $115-147500-600 lb. […]

Renew your 10-year brand

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If you are a livestock or beef cattle producer who currently has a registered brand, it is time to reregister with the county. Even if recently registered, all brands, marks and tattoos now registered with any county clerk in Texas expired Aug. 30, 2021. Not only do brands help to determine proof of ownership, but it is required by state […]

Vintage in Verdi intros

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Well, Kathryn Jasik, aka Kate, has started the vendor intros for the upcoming Greatest Show in South Texas known as Vintage in Verdi. This will be their ninth year. The dates are Friday and Saturday, Dec. 3 and 4. For those on social media she has posted pictures on the Vintage in Verdi page. For those who don’t have social […]

Deer Hunting Cow Lick

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On the Edge of Common Sense

I’ve got a mule deer hangin’ on my wall from northern New Mexico so I could relate to Rafael’s story. He had joined two of his cousins for a deer hunting trip near Cuba, NM where his uncle had a cabin. They arrived late and missed the first day because cousin Dee Dee was going through changes in her life. […]


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FREE Gullah Folklore

I’ve always heard that if you paint your porch ceiling blue it would prevent wasps and birds from building their nests there. Well, experience proves this isn’t true. Then I ran across an article the other day that tells the real story, or is it? “Painting a porch ceiling blue originated in the American South around 200 years ago, with […]

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