Noel Wilkerson Holmes

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Tonight, Pete Flores, Republican, and a Pleasanton resident won the Texas Senate District 19 seat where he will represent 17 counties including Atascosa County. Out of the 26,469 registered voters in Atascosa County only 3,054 people voted. Were you one of the voters who helped Pete Flores make history by becoming the first Texas senator from Atascosa county? If you […]

Why the New York Times was wrong



The New York Times recently choose to run an anonymous Opinion piece from a Senior Advisor in the White House that took many shots at President Donald Trump. I do not know why the opinion side of The New York Times decided to run the anonymous piece instead of turning it over to the reporting side to be investigated and […]

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The Pleasanton Express’ biggest and best Fall Sports Preview is on the stands today. I could not be prouder. To put together a preview that features five ISD’s football, volleyball, band, cheer, and dance teams is quite a feat. Huge shout outs to the Pleasanton Express team responsible for this beautiful keepsake piece of sports journalism. Thanks goes out to […]

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Sue Brown said goodbye to the Pleasanton Express team last week. However, it will never be goodbye to Sue for the Pleasanton Express Family nor for the Wilkerson family. Sue Brown will always be a part of the Pleasanton Express and will always be a part of the Wilkerson family. Sue’s contribution to the success of the Pleasanton Express is […]

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I don’t think there is anything more important I can write about than to urge everyone to please go vote in the PISD Tax Ratification Election. When you do vote please vote FOR. When you vote FOR you are truly voting for a better education and enhanced school experience for your children and your grandchildren. Strong schools are the backbone […]

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There are three important elections of note mentioned in this week’s Pleasanton Express. First, the Pleasanton ISD Tax Ratification Election held at 831 Stadium Drive, Pleasanton, Texas. Early voting is through August 21, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Election Day is August 25. PISD will ask voters to decide whether the district can swap 13 cents from the I&S tax rate to […]

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Beginning next week, the Pleasanton Express will be expanding our Op-Ed page to include the Atascosa Republican Chairperson, Marianne Knowlton, and Atascosa Democratic Chairperson, Julie Hilberg. The goal of this new feature in the Pleasanton Express is to give an equal voice to both local political parties in an effort to help educate, inform, and motivate the 26,000 registered voters […]

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What an exciting week in Atascosa County. Two local residents, Peter Flores, Republican, Pleasanton and Charlie Urbina Jones, Democrat ran for the Texas State Senate Seat vacated by Carlos Uresti. With 100 percent of precincts reporting as of Tuesday at 10:00 p.m. Flores received 34%, Gallego 29% and Guitierrez, 24%. No one else received more than 3%. Pleasanton resident Flores […]


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