10 years ago
It’s a family thing — Siblings Clay and Emily Akers are ready for the competition at the 55th annual Atascosa County Jr. Livestock Show and Auction. Clay, age 10, is a member of the Poteet 4H and Jr. FFA. He will be showing his Shorthorn Steer “Tator.” Big sister Emily will exhibit her Charolais Heifer “Annie.” Emily is a member of the Poteet 4H and FFA. Clay and Emily are the children of Jason and Debbie Akers of Poteet.
Pleasanton center Angel Gaitan battles in the paint for a layup against McCollum on Friday. Gaitan finished with 15 points and nine rebounds.
20 years ago
Fourth grader Laura Heye of Jourdanton will be smiling big for Auction buyers Saturday at the 1999 Atascosa County Youth Livestock Show as she auctions her swine, “Daisy.” Older brother Lewis Heye will be auctioning his swine, Little LuLu.
Jarrett Jackson, a third-grader in the Pleasanton schools, was accompanied by his grandfather, Jesse Everett, when he shot this 5-point buck on a ranch in Millett, Texas. Jackson used a .223 and made a 150-yard shot from a blind and hit it right on the neck.
30 years ago
7th grade students from Jourdanton Jr. High School who have qualified for the annual Talent Search for verbally and mathematically able students sponsored by the Duke University Talent Identification Program are, sitting in front, Robert Spangenberg; second row, Miriam Birdwell, Tonya Cornejo, Ryan Schuchart, Patricia Garcia, Twila Amador; standing in the back, Arch Roane, Aaron Steinle, David Potter, Darek Creel, Chad Hahn and Robert Kight.
Roger Rutherford, left, and James Wright, Jourdanton FFA Farm Mechanics, are busy working on their feed trough they will enter this weekend at the 35th Annual Atascosa County Livestock Show.
40 years ago
Pleasanton’s Public Library, located on Main Street, will be open next week. Volunteer workers are busy moving books now and they hope that the library will be open Monday, January 22. Faye Peeler, who has worked so hard for many years to build a new library, said that everything may not be ship-shape by Monday but they did hope they would be able to open to public.
Diane Seay of the Pleasanton 7th grade girls was selected as the “Most Valuable Girl” of the tournament Saturday night. She played two good games, scoring 6 points in the win over Southwest and was the high scorer in the championship final against Charlotte with 8 points. Here she receives her trophy from Pleasanton AD Ferdie Burket and next to her is 7th grade coach Darlene Daughtry holding the team trophy.
50 years ago
Mrs. Nora Brite and Mrs. Hilda Haverlah completed Pleasanton’s scrapbook entry in the national Clean Town contest last week. Here they prepare the last of 103 pages of the book for binding.
60 years ago
Agnes Robbins soars high to get off a jump shot against the Poteet Agates in the consolation finals of the Charlotte tournament. The Jourdanton forward tallied 32 points and was named on the all-tournament team.