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Flashbacks 10/9/19

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Flashbacks Mackenzie Pilgrim Pleasanton Intern With grieving hearts, the Pleasanton Express would like to recognize and honor the three law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the Atascosa ambush on October 12th 1999; Deputy Mark Stephenson, Deputy Thomas Monse, and Trooper Terry Miller. Never will they be forgotten. 10 years ago Sheriff Tommy Williams (center), along with Chief Deputy […]

Flashbacks 10/2/19

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Flashbacks Mackenzie Pilgrim Pleasanton Intern   10 years ago Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce manager Jessie Schievelbein shows off the huge Cenizo plant blooming at the chamber office. A sign of rain!   20 years ago Historical Society members Lola Fae showers, left and Norman Porter, far-right, have a new way of publicizing their society. In the center are Martha Garcia […]

Flashbacks 9/25/19

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Flashbacks Mackenzie Pilgrim Pleasanton Intern   10 years ago Deputy Tharp returns after Iraq combat – Deputy Chris Tharp, although recuperating from injuries he received in Iraq, has returned to duty with Atascosa County Sheriff’s Department. Most of the time the deputy patrols the northwest part of the county.    20 years ago Ready to roll – The crew at […]

Flashbacks 9/18/19

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Flashbacks Mackenzie Pilgrim Pleasanton Intern   10 years ago Lightning strikes gives Baptists a view of the heavens – The sun filters through the opening made by a lightning strike on Saturday, September 12.   20 years ago Diez y Seis Festivities – Coordinator Maria Pesqueda and queen candidates Brandy Luna, Clemencia Calvillo, Victoria Gaitan in Norma Gomez prepare for […]

Flashbacks 9/11/19

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Flashbacks Mackenzie Pilgrim Pleasanton Intern   10 years ago Jourdanton celebrates centennial – Turning 100 is a milestone in any book, and such is a milestone for our county seat as Jourdanton celebrates its 100th birthday. Co-founded by Jourdan Campbell & T. H. Zanderson this town was built in a matter of weeks. Now, a century later, they are celebrating […]

Flashback 9/4/19

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Flashbacks Mackenzie Pilgrim Pleasanton Intern   10 years ago Scouts enjoy the sights of New Mexico –  Pleasanton Boy Scout Troop 194 went on an adventure backpacking trip in the Mountainside of Philmont, New Mexico. The trip was 10 days. The boys who participated were Matthew Forehand, Justin Leal, Michael Brinkman, Alex post, Derek Lucas, Jimmy Brymer and Josh Pogue. […]

Flashbacks 8/28/19

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Flashbacks Mackenzie Pilgrim Intern   10 years ago “Back in the Day…” – Chase Harrison was one of the Jourdanton Junior High Science and History Club to perform living biographies of early settlers and notables from Jourdanton. He portrayed Sheriff Henry Halff Coward.   20 years ago Looks for a receiver – Jourdanton Quarterback Simon Rodriguez scrambles to his right […]

Flashbacks 8/21/19

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Flashbacks Mackenzie Pilgrim Pleasanton Intern   10 years ago A Dream Realized –  the Performing Arts Center, Pleasanton I.S.D.’s newest facility, is ready just in time for the new school year. The 38,000 square foot building boast a 725 seat state-of-the-art Auditorium, band hall, choir hall, “black box” practice theater, dressing rooms and a beautiful lobby to display student artwork. […]

Flashbacks 8/14/19

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Flashbacks Mackenzie Pilgrim Pleasanton Intern   10 years ago New Kids on the Block –  The 2009 high school volleyball season officially began this week. The new kid on the block is Charlotte, forming its first-ever volleyball team in the school’s history. The Trojanettes will be in a District 28-A along with Brackett, Comstock, D’Hanis, La Pryor and Sabinal.  Pleasanton […]

Flashbacks 8/7/19

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Flashbacks Mackenzie Pilgrim Pleasanton Intern   10 years ago STATE CHAMPS! Pleasanton girls win first ever state championship for Pleasanton Little League-  The Pleasanton 10-11 year old softball team took care of District 21. They battled at the Texas West Section 3 tournament staving off elimination. With that “never say die” attitude, it brought nothing less than Pleasanton Little League’s […]


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