10 years ago
Christina Briskey, a junior at Jourdanton High School, is also a member of the Jourdanton FFA. She is known for giving a bath to her boar goat “Flippy” in preparation for the Prospect Show at the Atascosa County Fair this weekend. Christina and “Flippy” invite you to join them for all of the events and shows at the fair.
The happy High Point ropers of Cowboy Fellowship’s September 7th team roping were Joey Campbell and Jaime Lilli. Roping director, Jr. Gonzales, presented them both with trophy saddles.
20 years ago
Posing here for this photo are the Pleasanton Eagles Eighth Grade “White” Volleyball Eaglettes. In front, sitting left to right, are Nicole Garcia, Savannah Sombrano, Sara Ramon, Laura Templeman, Ruby Garcia and Sandra Villanueva. In the middle row are Dakotah Brown, Jessica Jones, Melissa Youngblood, Stephanie Norris and Andrea Gonzales. Standing in the back are coach Alesa Ryker, Ashley Reyna, Jessica Woodlee, Rhonda Antu, Maghan Rios, Priscilla Morin, Alyssa Martinez and coach Cindy Gates.
This team finished first in the annual David Lee Garza-Emilio Navaira golf tournament held at the Pleasanton Country Club. Left to right are Richard Rodriguez, Tom Garcia, Roland Martinez, Johnny Casias and Israel Serenil.
30 years ago
Top Cluckers – Officers for Pleasanton Elementary School’s CHICKEN CLub for 1988-89 are, left to right in front, Danna Ruston and Marissa Dominguez, reporters; Holly Scott and Natalie Dozier, treasurers; and Tara Barnett and Cassandra White, secretaries. Standing are, left to right, Nicole Stewart and Kristy Aaron, presidents; and Eugene Ploch and Brian Smith, vice presidents.
Sea World’s famous mammal, Shamu, made an appearance in Pleasanton Tuesday morning to promote Sea World’s salute to Pleasanton, Poteet and Jourdanton. The community relations program will offer area residents the opportunity to promote local tourism at Sea World on )ct. 22-23. Representatives of the three cities will present exhibits highlighting unique aspects of their areas.
40 years ago
National Beauty Week is October 8-14 and these Jourdanton beauty shop operators will be soliciting donations for the National Blind Foundation. It is a once a year project where the members of the Texas Hairdressers Association asks donations of $50.00 to help promote the work of the Blind Foundation. Pictures are Bobbie Prasifka and Pat Brown cutting Pleasanton High School student Barbara Garcia of Leming who is blind. Mary Ann Vyvlecka will also help in the project.
Carl Eklund, Assistant Manager of J.B. WHite Company, Pleasanton, likes the Wrangler Mini-Van which will be given away at the store on October 28th.
50 years ago
PHS Quarterback Pete Powell, 21, appears to be taking off in flight as he eludes Aggie tackler Zeke de La Fuente, 22, with David Longley, 63, and an unidentified Aggie behind him. Helping convoy Powell on his spinning-weaving 46-yard run that resulted in an Eagle TD are Billy Cottle, 70, and James Shearrer, 74.
60 years ago
Joye Troell was the first Pleasanton resident to recieve the Lions’ club Citizen of the Year award. Here Joye, right, receives congratulations from Lions Taylor Brite and L. L. Meriwether.