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Pleasanton BPA advances to state

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Business Professionals of America (BPA), Pleasanton High School Chapter, had a great showing at Regional contest on Jan. 20 at Medina Valley High School. Thirteen students qualified for State competition in individual and team events. Before awards were distributed, Delanee Olivarri was installed as the new Regional President for Area 2 Region 2. As a Regional Officer, she will serve […]

Pleasanton Cowboy Homecoming Queen Candidates

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This year’s Pleasanton Cowboy Homecoming will be held in conjunction with the Turn-N-Burn BBQ Cook-Off, March 8-11. Voting for Cowboy Homecoming Queen will take place on Friday, Jan. 26 and Saturday, Jan. 27, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Pleasanton Chamber Log Cabin. To vote you must live in Pleasanton ISD and be in ninth grade or older. […]

Movie Night in Poteet

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The Atascosa Family Crisis Center hosted its first free Movie Night of 2018 at the Poteet Canyon Park on Friday, Jan. 12. AFCC Executive Director Lisa Krejci, AFCC Outreach Coordinator Shawnene Heather and center staff were on hand for the event. Various organizations had an informational booth to share details on their services. Those attending enjoyed hot dogs, drinks, chips […]

‘Dead Men’ now on DVD

FREE Pleasanton HS grad Ric Maddox stars in western

A great actor has the ability to take the viewer to another place, another time. They can enrich our lives by making us smile, laugh and cry. Delving into a movie or TV show allows us a moment to forget our worries and be entertained. Los Angeles actor Ric Maddox, a 1998 graduate of Pleasanton High School, is one such […]

Jamie’s Ranch for Special Kids

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Special: a word that means so much more than the stereotypical meaning behind it. It is a word with various meanings: “distinguished by some unusual quality”; “readily distinguishable from others of the same category”; “designed for a particular purpose or occasion”; to name a few from Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary. The latter is a good definition to describe Jamie’s Ranch for […]

Poteet Strawberry Festival Court

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On Saturday, Jan. 6 the Kappa Tau Sorority hosted the annual Poteet Strawberry Festival Tea, to choose the candidates for the 2018 Queen and King. This year’s candidates for Poteet Strawberry Festival Queen are, left to right, front row: Jayci Kennedy, Karen Ortega, Hannah Watts, Stephanie Harris and Brianna Camarillo. The candidates for this year’s Poteet Strawberry Festival King are, […]

Santa visits city staff

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Following the awards presentation at the City of Pleasanton Awards Luncheon on Dec. 8, city staff enjoyed a visit from Santa Claus. Pleasanton Express photos by Lisa Luna

Jimmy Day retires after 23 years as EMS Director

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When emergencies strike, we often take for granted that we can pick up our phone and expect help to arrive. Being an emergency responder requires quick-thinking, compassion and a dedication to serving others. One such person is Jimmy Day, who retired as Atascosa County EMS Director. He was honored on Dec. 2 at a celebration in Poteet, hosted by Atascosa […]

Christmas programs at Poteet Elementary

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Poteet Elementary students presented their Kindergarten Christmas program and the Dual Language Christmas program on Thursday, Dec. 14. Pleasanton Express photos by Lisa Luna

Christmas Story Contest- Humorous Winner

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By: Bryan Grafton Canyon Lake There once was a man named Mr. Grichwald and each Christmas season he would ring a bell and collect for a charitable organization. But each year he seemed to collect less and less money, and this year he had become disenchanted, disheartened and disgusted with the whole Christmas thing itself. Now on this chilly, wintery, […]


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