10 years ago
Kayla Wilkins of First United Methodist Church of Poteet with the help of her sister Haley (right), are ready with their soup bowl to lead the youth of their church in the annual Souper Bowl Sunday Day of Caring collections. They encourage all area youth in the county to join them in collecting for the local Atascosa Christian Assistance Ministry in Poteet.
This class of 3-5 year olds were the winners in the canned goods drive held by Hermann Sons. Those pictured (left to right) are: Trinity Rutherford, Kenley Everett, Sirrah Maxwell, Channing Hurst, Hannah Zamora, Courtney Burch, Tori Adams, Kendal Rush and Kaitlyn Allen.
20 years ago
Six year old, Ethan Cox bagged a beauty and it has only been his third buck since he started deer hunting. Alongside dad, Chico Cox, Ethan ended up with a 10 point buck having an 18 inch spread using a .222 at 75 yards. Not bad for a six year old.
McMullen County’s Blakely Davis sold her Grand Champion Steer, “Bud,” at auction to Roy Wheeler, Atascosa County Livestock Exchange (left) and Buddy Bingham, Atascosa National Bank, for $2,500.
30 years ago
Holly Haplin (25), of the Pleasanton Eaglettes battles for a rebound in the game with Memorial Friday night at Eagle Gym. Other white-clad Eaglettes are Susan Loeffler, (21) and Kim McCall (partially hidden).
Keith Sutherland of Pleasanton was the winner of the Atascosa Bass Club’s January Tournament at Choke Canyon. He weighed a stringer of seven fish weighing 11 pounds, 5 ounces.
40 years ago
One of the busiest and happiest places in Atascosa County every Tuesday is the Atascosa County Livestock Exchange. High prices for hogs, horses and cattle, bring smiles to sellers each week. Over 1000 head were auctioned Tuesday with light calves topping at a remarkable $165 cwt.
These are just a part of the many who donated their time and efforts preparing for the Pleasanton Lions Club Wild Game Dinner Saturday night. Pictured at one of the barbecue pits early Saturday morning were Charles Smith, Travis Hall, Jr., Chief cooks Clem Titzman and Richard Wehman, Steve Brister, Ace Harlan and Jim Koonce.
50 years ago
Dawn Kuretsch, 11-yr. old Pleasanton 4-H club member showed this grand champion lamb at the weekend junior livestock show. Here she poses proudly with “Queen Geneviva” a Hampshire lamb from the James Gallant ranch in Medina.
60 years ago
Pleasanton Cub Scouts recently visited the Pleasanton Express office to see how a newspaper is put together. Here the Cubs and their den mothers watch the newspaper folder operation.