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Publisher/Managing Editor Noel Wilkerson Holmes

For comments, compliments, complaints and to discuss any community concerns or issues please feel free to contact me, Noel Wilkerson Holmes, at  830-569-6130 or Your voice matters to me. I will get back to you promptly.

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Letters may be mailed to:
P.O. Box 880
Pleasanton, Texas 78064

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Deadline: Monday, 12 Noon
Publication the week letters are received is not guaranteed

Letters Policy

Letters to the editor should be limited to 300 words and contain a full name and/or valid signature, mailing address and day and evening telephone numbers where the writer may be reached.

• Names of persons writing letters will not be withheld from publication
• Unsigned letters will not be published
• Only two letters per person per four week period
• Letters endorsing or opposing political candidates are political advertising and should be taken to the
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• All letters are subject to editing
• Letters of complaint about private businesses will be forwarded to the business and will not be
• “Thank you” letters are classified advertising and should go to the classified ad department

Obituary Policy
A typical obituary fits within a maximum of 24 column inches, including the photo, which allows for approximately 700 words. Larger obituaries may be edited based on space limitations and at the publisher’s discretion.

Obituaries must be prepaid and can be paid in person, by mail or with a credit card over the phone.
When emailing, please include a contact phone number so that we can reach you quickly with questions or for payment.

Deadline is Monday at 5:00 p.m, although every effort will be made to include obituaries submitted after the deadline in the next edition.

For more information, call 830-569-6130 or email