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Local Matters


I am so very proud of the Pleasanton Express and our coverage of all the news in Atascosa County. We...

Judge Bob Hurley

Atascosa County Judge’s Report


There appears to be a verbal campaign going around that I am trying to close the County Juvenile Detention Center....

Mayor Travis Hall

Mayor’s Message – Pleasanton


Greetings from the Mayor’s office: Another Cowboy Homecoming is in the books and it was one of the best. The...

Sue Brown’s The Way I See It

Always a parent, even to adult children


There are times in our lives when we are reminded that even though our offspring are adults, we are still...

Ed Sterling

Report provides details on what can be done to prevent shootings


Gov. Greg Abbott on Sept. 12 released the Texas Safety Action Report, a document that details what Texas and Texans...

Chief Priest

Chief Priest’s Weekly Report


At least our call volume was down a good bit last week. While the volume of calls was down, the...

Warren Domke

The United States Air Force’s pioneers


I n last week’s column about the Air Force’s history I did not discuss the people who built the new...

Guest Columns and Opinions

ACSO: It’s the Law


On September 11, I had the privilege to speak at the 9-11 Memorial Service held in front of the Courthouse...

Mayor’s Message – Poteet


This past week was a little busy. On Tuesday, I swore in a new reserve police officer for Poteet. Officer...

Historically Speaking


Good teachers inspire students, and often instill lessons that last a lifetime. This week, Martin Gonzales, Chair of the Atascosa...

R is for Relationships


Most of the columns I have written on this journey through the A to Z’s of Autism have dealt with...

Neurons and nuclear reactions


Every thought you ever had rode on the back of electricity. When the rodeo of wild electrons halts in our...

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