10 years ago
On Thursday, April 2, many gathered at the Atascosa County Courthouse to promote Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness Month. Among those pictured showing their support of “Blue Day” are Atascosa County Courthouse employees, Child Protective Services employees, members of the Atascosa County Child Care Board, local law enforcement and elected officials.
Pleasanton batter Samuel Ramon drove in two runs in the fourth inning that proved to be the eventual winning runs against Uvalde last week. The Eagles move back into contention in District 29-4A with the win.
20 years ago
Poteet strawberry grower Sulema Chavez sold her Grand Champion strawberries for $4,100 at the Poteet Rotary Club sponsored Strawberry Auction to buyers representing Halo Distributing-Miller Lite, HEB Stores, Jim Simmons, Poteet Lions Club, Walls Sport & Tackle and David Lee Garza y Los Musicales. Pictured (l-r) are BIll Smith (Lions); Raye Arlitt (Rotary); David Lee Garza; King Adrian Garza; Jim Simmons; Queen Sashaun Korzekwa; Raul Hernandez and Linda Giddens (Halo/Lite); Alexandra Hernandez (kneeling); Hugh Topper (HEB); grower Sulema Chavez, Judi Credon (HEB); Princess Missy White and Prince Steven Davila.
Pleasanton Mayor John Purcell was joined by Thursday morning Read-To-Me program members when the mayor signed the National Library Week, April 11-17, proclamation. Pictured (l-r) are (seated) Samuel Stein, Kevin Southerland, Jimmy Brymer, Mayor Purcell, Kimberly Guerra, Rhys Silva, Shelby Silva; (standing) Friends of the Library members President Kathleen C. Guerra, Aileen Oeklers and Barbara Johnson.
30 years ago
Heather Rose of the Pleasanton Eaglettes holds up the team championship plaque the Eaglettes won Saturday at the District 29-AAAA track meet at Uvalde. Rose qualified for regional in four events while her teammates Stephanie Brown (right), won the 100-meter hurdles and set a new school record.
Taking top honors at the recently held Ladies Golf Association’s spring tournament at the ACRA course were, left to right, front row, Alma Phillips, Elsie Whitworth, Frances Cook, Lois Hoover, and Blackie Taylor. Second row, Beth Foster, Jean Grubaugh, Beth Miller, Eby Repka and Patsy Flowers. Third row, Jean Lee, Jane Davis and Goldie Richter.
40 years ago
Tricia Schumacher and David Poppell will serve as King and Queen of the 1979 32nd Annual Poteet Strawberry Festival.
Sheree Moore, Pleasanton shot putter, concentrates before taking some practice throws at Pleasanton Eagle Stadium. Sheree qualified for the regional meet at Corpus this Friday and Saturday by placing second in the district shot put event. She and Deborah Brown are the only two Eaglettes going to the meet.
50 years ago
These five personable young ladies are finalists in competition for Queen of the 1969 Pleasanton Cowboy Homecoming. Here they traditionally toss their cowboy hats into a lariat loop held by Mrs. Hilda Haverlah, queen selection committee chairman, indicating their eagerness for the campaign. The pretty gals are, left to right, Allison Lange, Debbie Reese, Carolyn Sue Telford, Cindy Donaho and Debbie Ray.
60 years ago
Hours of work went into decorating this float which was to have appeared in the Strawberry Festival parade at Poteet. The parade cancelled because of rain and the float never turned a wheel. It was joint effort of the C of C, Rotary club and Lions club. The float was mounted on a 1953 Chrysler which the three organizations purchased.