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Mackenzie Pilgrim

Pleasanton Intern

 

10 years ago

A Dream Realized –  the Performing Arts Center, Pleasanton I.S.D.’s newest facility, is ready just in time for the new school year. The 38,000 square foot building boast a 725 seat state-of-the-art Auditorium, band hall, choir hall, “black box” practice theater, dressing rooms and a beautiful lobby to display student artwork.

 

20 years ago

WOW to appear in ‘99 parade – There’s something so truly Texan in this magnificent creature, saved from near extinction by a few farsighted people, that it’s present at any event makes it a celebration. So welcome WOW, 1999 World Champion steer for the Texas Longhorn Breeders Association of America, who will be starring in the 1999 Cowboy Homecoming Parade. Now 6 years old, WOW was a junior Champion steer in 1998 for the Texas Longhorn Breeders Association of America. 

 

30 years ago

Jess Kemp takes careful aim as onlookers, AIC Mike Herman USAF, Lee Nichols, Will Chancellor and Sgt. Paul Bobby USAF look on. 

 

40 years ago

Johnny Burdett and the Hay Riders were In constant motion around and around the park on Saturday. Also contributing tractors were Pioneer Implement Company, Pleasanton Equipment Company and Pleasanton Farm Center. 

 

50 years ago

Ribbon Cutting –  Mrs. R. O. McDonnell cuts the ribbon, officially opening the Cartwheel Lodge Nursing Home here Sunday afternoon. Some 350 people were on hand to witness the occasion. Holding the ribbon is R. O. McDonnell, left and Mayor Richard Wehman at right. Doug Pendergrass, coordinator of the Cartwheel, Live Oak and Palm Ridge nursing homes and Mrs. Sue Hines, administrator, look on. 

 

60 years ago

Strenuous Workout – As anyone can see, the Pleasanton Lion’s Club members are training hard for their polio benefit game with the Pleasanton Little League All-Stars Friday night at the Little League park. Working out, the easy way, are left to right, Marty Marion Mittanck, Ted Williams Royal, Casey Stengel Caruthers and Joe DiMaggio Troell. 

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