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Flashbacks

Madeleine Guajardo

Pleasanton Intern

10 years ago

Pleasanton outside hitters (from left) Shelby Heffernan, Chesleigh Wisdom and Dana Hodgin combine for a block against Beeville middle hitter Shanise Wilson. Pleasanton dominated Beeville sweeping the Lady Trojans in three games.

Matt Kinsel receives a Certificate of Appreciation for his program from Peggy Heinen, Regent of Atascosa Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution in Pleasanton.

20 years ago

These students from Sharon Ellis’s English classes at Pleasanton Junior High School won the Red Ribbon Week Essay Contest. Winners were: (l to r) Tamera Claunch, Brenda de Gerald, Lindsey Rakowitz, Jamie Coleman and Jesse Garcia.

Pleasanton third grade students in Mrs. Herrick’s class cast their votes in the Texas Student Mock Election for Governor. Project VOTE (Voters of Tomorrow through Education) coordinator Lisa Coleman helped organize the election held Wednesday, Oct. 8 to teach the school children the importance of being a responsible Texas voter.

30 years ago

Webelos scouts of Troop 194 visited Pleasanton City Council Monday night to see their city government in action. They also toured the Pleasanton Police Department and recieved Junior Police badges. Here the scouts introduce themselves to members of the city council before the meeting begins.

Pleasanton Elementary students have given a good meaning to Halloween as they have been Trick or Treating for CAM to do a little magic for those less fortunate. Donating non-perishable items to their haunted house are, kneeling, from left, Lyndsey Watts, Clifton Shearrer, Jason Sauceda and Hagan Retzloff. In back are, from left, Hilary Schreckenbach, coordinator Lois Ferguson and the Rev. Doug Earle, CAM wizard.

40 years ago

Jason, left, 17-months old and Jimmy Dan Shearrer, 6-years old, were early visitors of the Pleasanton Express front office Halloween night as they made their trick-or-treat rounds. They are the sons of Sandra and Jimmy Shearrer and grandsons of Bobbie and Henry Shearrer all of Pleasanton.

Raymond Blankenship of Gonzales, Pleasanton High School graduate, class of 1928, was the oldest returning ex to be honored at Pleasanton’s Homecoming. He was a former track star at PHS, and is pictured with his sister Mrs. J.H. Thompson, lifetime assistant to the president of the Ex-Student’s Association.

50 years ago

These 12 members of the All Saints’ Episcopal kindergarten toured the Pleasanton fire department facilities Thursday and learned a little about fire fighting from Tom Bruns in background who is handing out fireman’s hats furnished n=by the Hartford Fire Insurance company. Accompanying  the youngsters were Mrs. Gloria Schwartzlose, Mrs. Helen Campbell and Mrs. Barbra Rutherford.

60 years ago

Carson Foster, 11, was a proud young hunter last week when he shot this 8-point buck in McMullen county. It was his first and the deer weighed an estimated 150-160 pounds. Carson downed the buck with a .22 Hornet. He shot the deer from a tree stand, making a near-perfect headon neck shot. A Pleasanton Little League baseball player, Carson is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Lamar Foster of Route 1, Pleasanton. He comes from a long line of deer hunters.

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