Mansfield High School's pep squad in 1948 included cheerleaders Vada Nelson, Billy Dale Roberts, Betty Joyce Headricks and Ellen Stewart, Jane Degenhart, and drummers Katrina Smith, Marlene Maxwell and Imogene Selman. The pep squad included (first row) Patsy Grizzle, Mary Watson, Barbara Fitzgerald, Jane Smith, Anita Lunday, Mary Engel, Loretta Collier, Merle Chasteen, Freeda Reeves; (second row) sponsor Nancy Annen, Barbara Lunday, Ola Brinkley, Joyce Rutland, Jane Trout, Frankie Williamson, Barbara Wilhelm, Elaine Hayes, Peggy Beasley, Sue Chambers and Nancy Wilson.
To learn more about Mansfield history, check out the Mansfield Historical Museum, 102 N. Main St., open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Admission is free. For more info, call 817-473-4250, email email@example.com or go to mansfieldhistory.org.
Photo courtesy of the Mansfield Historical Society.
Mansfield, Texas, is a booming city, nestled between Fort Worth and Dallas, but with a personality all its own. The city’s 76,247 citizens enjoy an award-winning school district, vibrant economy, historic downtown, prize-winning park system and community focus spread across 37 square miles. The Mansfield Record is dedicated to reporting city and school news, community happenings, police and fire news, business, food and restaurants, parks and recreation, library, historical archives and special events. The city’s only online newspaper launched in September 2020 and will offer introductory advertising rates for the first three months at three different rates.