10 years ago
Jane Aldakkour, 1st grader at Pleasanton Primary School, holds her donation to the Locks of Love organization. Donna Denny from Fantastic Sams gave Jane a beautiful new look and collected the required length of hair to make the donation.
Pleasanton Young Farmer’s recently presented scholarships to local students. Left to right are: Kara Roane, Robert Earl Wood, Treasurer PYF; Seth Dumas, Alexandra Pennnok, Randy Rice, President PYF; Morgan Wagner. Not pictured is Melany Shearrer.
20 years ago
Children at First Baptist Daycare were greeted by that loveable character, Clifford, at the Pleasanton Public Library. Top row, l-r are: Eric Smith, Clifford (Tod McDonald) and Jo Ann Estrada; Bottom row: Kelly Hodgin, Melissa Mullins and Alex Hutton.
Jesus “Chewy” Garcia learns a lesson from Katy Ortiz, who attends Lad-N-Lassie, during the Retama Manor Nursing Centers Junior and Senior Games.
30 years ago
The Hobby Club honored Pleasanton EMS volunteers with a dinner recently. Attending were, seated from left, Raul Ramos, Rupert Martinez, President Richard JOnes and Ed Navarrete; seated, from left, Tina Zepeda, Dora Llames, Ramona Lee, and Joan Navvarrete; back row, from left; Martin Llames, Junior Martinez, Steve Bennight, John Lee, Roger Martinez, Miguel Guevara, John Parsons and Cindy Munoz.
The Mental Health Bike-A-Thon was a great success this year. OVer $4,000 was realized, and the big day is drawing near for awarding the grand prizes, trophies, watches, pizza parties and ribbons. All the kids and adults who made everything run so smoothly are tops and greatly appreciated. It was the best effort yet, and the Mental Health Board is already looking forward to nest year.
40 years ago
Oldest and youngest riders in Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce successful Bike-A-Thon to combat cancer were Wm. F. Fischer, 64, and Rodd Stinson, 5, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Elvin Stinson. Each rider received a plaque and a radio for their outstanding effort.
Cheerleaders of the 1979-80 at Pleasanton Junior High are, in front, Irene Sotello, middle row, Debbi Porter, Rhonda runyan and Melissa Davis. On top is Karen Guresky.
50 years ago
Fred Hilgers, at right was named the outstanding Jaycee of the year at the club’s banquet her Wednesday night. Here, Hilgers, senior resident engineer with the Texas State Hwy. dept., receives a plaque and congratulations from Bryan Boyd, Jaycee President.
60 years ago
Charles Robertson is the second of Coach Teddy Riggs’ Poteet Aggies to accept and sign letters of intent to play college football. The big 6-foot-3, 205-pound end disclosed this weekend that her has a four-year scholarship agreement with Southwest Texas State at San Marcos.