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Madeleine Guajardo

Pleasanton Intern

10 years ago

Jourdanton FFA student Meagan Kron, age 14, gives her lamb “Alvin” a hug as they get ready for the Atascosa Junior Livestock Show in mid-January. Meagan is an 8th grader at Jourdanton Jr. High School and the daughter of Beverly and Shannon Kron of Christine. She has been getting some experience by participating in area prospect shoes. After Meagan and “Alvin” go to the Atascosa Jr. Livestock Show, they will head to the San Antonio Jr. Livestock Show as their next event.

Coastal Bend College Licensed Vocational Nursing students and the Pleasanton High School Certified Nursing Assistant students participated in a “stress relief” event prior to final exams. They threw water balloons on the side of the building, blew bubbles and let their frustrations go. Each LVN adopted a CNA student for support during the next semester. CNA and LVN instructor, Debbie Norment (back to camera) leads the activity involving the following students (l-r) Daniela Delgado, Crystal Robles (partially hidden), Emily Perez, Mystle Crossland, Brittney Bosquez, Jonathan Delgado and Amber Montgomery.

20 years ago

With four starters lost due to injuries and grades senior Paul Rosalez (right) has taken up the slack and has scores 19 points in each of the Pleasanton Eagles’ last two games which were victories over Holy Cross and Medina Valley.

Kitty Pesek (left) and Jeanne Ulrich of ACCEPT recieve a $300 donation put together by the postal employees of Pleasanton. Representing the U.S. Post Office is Blackie Benitez.

30 years ago

Students from the CVAE class at Pleasanton Junior High cut and sanded the large wood letters, “Pleasanton City Cemetery,” which have been mounted on the mausoleum. The cemetery previously had no sign denoting its name. Pictured, from left, are students Thomas Walker, Larry Pierce, Daniel Diaz, David Pena, Rosie Lopez, and Tammy Zabala with their teacher, Becky McClinton.

Pleasanton’s Holly Halpin is shown dribbling around two defenders in a recent game. The 5-9 senior post scored 20 points in leading the Eaglettes to a 48-45 victory over Medina Valley Friday night at Eagle Gym.

40 years ago

The JV Eaglettes are 8-2 under Coach Beth Murley this year and here they are, left to right, front row: Rita Gallegos, Sandra Flores and Margeret Loeffler. Back row: Tina Stanush, Kathy Vyvlecka, Cindi Halpin and Leslie Brown.

Pleasanton Hobby Club- The officers are (left to right) Stella Baker, Games Chairperson; Julia Jay, Reporter; Gladys Rakowitz, Caller; Kate Gill, Caller; Faye Andrews (standing in for Doris Gentry), Corresponding Secretary; Mary Gibson, Treasurer; Nell Holder, Secretary; Viola Mansfield, Vice-President and Nettie Bell, President.

50 years ago

Mike Mittanck (31) goes high making Pleasanton’s first points in Pearsall tournament last Friday and Saturday. Mile, an all-tournament choice, is surrounded by ( l to r) Bernaldo Pena, PHS guard; Gary Barton (11) CCHS Guard; Willard DeVilbiss (45), Eagle center and Chris Pengues (33) CCHS forward.

60 years ago

Plans for a new Mercy hospital children’s wing in Jourdanton have been completed by O’Cobbell and Probst, Austin architects.

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