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Madeleine Guajardo

Staff Writer

10 years ago

Katherine Parr (center) 2008 Pleasanton High School graduate, receives two $500 checks from Friends of the Library representative Kathleen Guerra (right) and Diana Guthrie, librarian (left) for the Maurece “Rece” Guthrie scholarship donated by the Pleasanton Express.

Cynthia Trujillo ate 14 jalapeño peppers in one minute at the contest held at Cowboy Homecoming and sponsored by Cre8tive Designs. Trujillo won a ribbon, trophy and koozie for her efforts.


20 years ago

Tournament Champs- The Pleasanton Volleyball Eaglettes had just received their trophy at Beeville when they posed for this team photo. In front sitting, left to right, are Yvonne Huizar, Elizabeth Gutierrez, Jessica Inman, Erin Krampetz and Nikki Orona. Standing, left to right, are team manager Audrey Tschoepe, Amy Hindes, Tessa Eichhorn, Cally Hines, Stacy Aniol, Coach Neva Beeter, Quinette Bonds, Frances La Beau, Jacque James and Jackie Ottinger.

Doug McEwen proudly points to a Poteet sign he placed in the “Sign Post Forest” in Watson Lake, Yukon Territory, Canada.

30 years ago

Top Cowpokes- With the close of the summer rodeo season, the Brush Country Rodeo Association honored their top riders recently with buckles. In front, left to right, are Case Swaim, Rob Swaim, Brandy Bell and Reagan Dillard. Second row, Bill Kaiser, Tammy Stokes, Ryan Schuchart and Kelly Kunz. Back row include sponsors John Schults, Bob Moran and Jerome Schuchart.

Chris Stimpson and Bryan Meadows became the 10th and 11th scouts of Troop 194 to receive the coveted Eagle rank since the troop was reactivated nearly ten years ago.

40 years ago

Best ever children’s parade at this year’s Cowboy Homecoming.

Professor Juan Casados, International performer and director of the ballet folkoric at the Institute of Mexican Cultures in San Antonio and Pleasanton. Priscilla (Prissy) Arguijo and Melany Bruns are the youngest students of Professor Casados. Prissy is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Max Arguijo and Melany is the daughter of Rev. and Mrs. Tom Bruns.

50 years ago

Miss Zoe Gossett, 17-year-old Pleasanton high school senior, won first place in intermediate solo at the America’s Youth on Parade ’68 national baton twirling contests at the University of Mississippi.

60 years ago

Charlotte scouts on horseback trek- In true Texas fashion, Charlotte Boy Scouts made a three-day trek pack trip to the San Miguel and back last weekend. Here the mounted scouts and their chuck wagon hit the trail for the San Miguel where they camped Friday and Saturday nights returning Sunday.

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