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Madeleine Guajardo

Staff Writer

10 years ago

The Pleasanton Cowboy Homecoming court received a trophy for Grand Champion in the Floresville Peanut Festival Parade on October 11. Members of the court, shown left to right are: Princess Vanessa Rutherford, Princess April Antu, Queen Mystle Crossland, Princess Heather Arnott and Princess Erica Trevino. In the front center are Lil’ Mr. Homcecoming Peyton Cole Eichman and Lil’ Miss Homecoming Camry Lee Mangum.

Coastal Bend College 2008 Vocational Nursing class graduates include: left to right, front row – Irma Trevino, RN, BSN, Instructor, Debbie Normet, LVN, Instructor, Sarah Bunger, Kayla Finto, Kevin Williams, Karina Vallejo, Donna Burgess, Mayra Moreno and Jeannette Hollub, RN, BSN, Lead Instructor; middle row – Mona Weston, Gabriela Garcia and Kimberly Alaquinez; back row – Reba Hall, Angel Lopez, Sarah Neill, Hope Samaniego, Megan Lanier, Michelle Posada, Kamala Phillips, Stephanie Trevino and Melissa Garcia.

20 years ago

This group of Leming Elementary students invite everyone to their Fall Festival scheduled for Saturday, October 31, 1998. Left to right are: Back row – Donna Luna, Michael Huizar, Valerie Paez, Chelsea Phillip and Amber Lea Fielder; Front row – Samantha Higdon, Eriberto Escamilla, Jennifer Diaz, Myranda Lopez and Araceli Saldana.

The Pleasanton Eagles showed a strong defense against the Kennedy Rockets Friday night and here they stop the Rockets cold on this play. Identifiable Eagles are Carl Palmer (56), Chris Beam (82) and Brian Kindla (44).

30 years ago

Brady Kinsel was pressed into service in the backfield in the Pleasanton Eagles’ game with West Campus Friday and gained good yardage while spelling Albert Sorola. Later he played quarterback as he showed his versatility in the Eagles’ 34-0 win over the Cougars.

The Pleasanton Colts’ baseball team honored some of their players at their annual Awards Dance Saturday night. Left to right are Ruben Ortiz, most home runs; Eddie Martinez, sportsmanship award; and Jack Wisdom, most valuable player and highest batting average.

40 years ago

Mrs. Lorene Hurley has retired from the Charlotte First State Bank after 25 years of service to the bank. Mrs. Hurley started as a bookkeeper and then became a cashier. She retired with the title of Vice-President and Cashier.

Mrs. Plato Nikolatos made her second appearance at the Pleasanton Junior Women’s Club meeting Thursday night at the First National Bank and brought with her another of her recipes. Mrs. Nikolatos, who is the mother of Mrs. Sonny Seewald, Jr. is seen here fixing a Greek Pastry called “Baklava.” It consists of syrup, pecans and strudel dough. Watching over her are four new members of the JWC. They are left to right, Marthella Sunday, Kay Brown, Mrs. Nikolatos, Diane Favor and Lois Dittman.

50 years ago

These four young ladies liven up the front rank of the Poteet Aggies band with their bright smiles and sparkling performances each time the band goes on parade. Alma McDonald, center, is drum major. Majorettes, left to right, are Rebecca Vrana, Debbie Bryce, Kristi Keener and Annette Anderson. Armand Windmoeller is director of the Poteet Aggie band.

60 years ago

T. H. Holland, Eagle sophomore, is a little guy for a fullback but drive and heart offset his lack of pounding. He’ll be counted on for yardage against the East Central Hornets here Friday night.

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