10 years ago
Pleasanton forward Jonathan Gaitan pops the ball loose from Uvalde guard on Friday. The Eagles defeating the Coyotes 42-39.
Poteet Police Department’s Blue Santa program distributed gifts to 147 children in Poteet on Christmas Eve. The officers pictures delivering gifts are (l-r) Officer Luis Farias, who spearheaded the program, and Officer Roland Jimenez.
20 years ago
Pleasanton FFA member, Blair Borden and her steer Danny are preparing for the Atascosa County Youth Livestock Show.
During the Christmas season, employees at Falcon Cable in Pleasanton collected toys for the Atascosa Family Crisis Center. Left to right are Lorna Gentry (Falcon Cable), Rose Brown, Glenda Tate and Shirley Benson, all of the Atascosa Family Crisis Center.
30 years ago
Pretty Melody Blair of Poteet has been keeping busy with her two show animals, Dumbo the pig and Cash the steer, but took time out to show them off for the camera. She anticipates some trouble from Dumbo at the 35th Annual stock show simply because the two animals have become the closest of friends and Dumbo raises a little ruckus when Cash disappears.
Pleasanton Junior High students have elected officers and teen leaders of the new ‘Just Say No’ Club organized in September. Officers are, front row from left, Jimmy Kyung, 6th grade president; Christinia Jimenez, J. J. Nichols and Tonia Rodriguez, teen leaders. Second row, Shannon Stewart, 7th grade president; Amy Devilbiss, Mandy Vernor and Elsie Pena, teen leaders. Back row, Kim Ramey, 8th grade president; and Robert Gonzales, teen leaders.
40 years ago
Hard working members of the Atascosa County Sheriff’s Department – These eight men do an outstanding job in providing law enforcement for our country. Burglary, robberies and crime is at a near all time low in the county. Pictured, left to right, are Joe Segura, Gary Armstrong, Lonny Popham, Steve Gonzales, Jim Payne, Lee Roy Anderson, Freddy Ogden and Sheriff Tommy Williams.
Kevin Maxwell, Pleasanton Eagle forward, scored this bucket as he slipped away from two Kerrville players in the late stages of their game Friday night.
50 years ago
Three constables were sworn in by Judge Davidson, left, and include, left to right, L. R. Montgomery, Charlotte; G. K. (Shorty) Kindrick, Pleasanton and Arturo Trevino, Poteet.
60 years ago
O. C. Haley, co-captain and center on Poteet’s 1958 grid champions, has been named as the pivot man on the Texas Class A All-State football team selected by the Texas Sports Writers Association.