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Thu
04
Oct

Ramos presents “What’s New in Education” during BCRSPA meeting

The Brush Country Retired School Personnel Association held its first meeting of the year on September 20 at JJ’s Country Store in Cotulla.

 

Guest speaker Eddika Ramos, Curriculum Director for Cotulla ISD, presented the program “What’s New in Education”.

 

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Thu
27
Sep

WCC Participates In First Books Program

The Woman’s Club of Cotulla recently participated in First Books, a non-profit social enterprise that provides new books to children in need. Fifteen students from Encinal Elementary were presented a book to own by members Louisa Franklin, Stephanie Canales and Novella Byrd on Tuesday, September 18. The following day, 80 students at Ramirez Burks received books from club members Erica Adams, Melanie Ayala, Stephanie Canales and Novella Byrd. The books are purchased or donated by Woman Club members. Founded in 1992, First Book provides new books, learning materials, and other essentials to children in need and, to date, has distributed more than 175 million books and educational resources to programs and schools serving children from low-income families.

 

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Thu
20
Sep

Cotulla garden club honors Rymal

By Sandra Freisenhahn

 

Cotulla’s Garden Club honored Mary Alice Rymal with gifts for her years of service as president of the organization during the monthly meeting on September 13.

 

The event was held at the home of Darlene Myers and led by new president Nora Quintanilla with thirteen members present.

 

The club welcomed in two new members, Rosie Tetzlaff and Amy Franklin.

 

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Thu
13
Sep

La Salle Elderly Nutrition Center opens with August 31 ceremony

By Sandi Friesenhahn

In a move geared towards providing more space to feed the elderly and provide recreational activities, the La Salle County Elderly Nutrition Center opened it’s doors during a ceremony on August 31.

The move to the 637 N. Baylor St. location was made to provide additional space to feed the elderly and provide them with ample room for recreational activities. They now have a place to exercise or read a book in the lounge.

 

 

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Thu
06
Sep

Pearsall First Friday features Mavericks

By Breyana Segura

The city of Pearsall’s Main Street Program is hosting its second First Friday event this week.

This Friday’s event will be held along San Marcos Street as it will be sponsored by Gemini Office Supply and the Frio Dollar Store. The stretch of San Marcos Street between Ash and Oak streets will be closed for the event.

 

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Thu
06
Sep

Hurd delivers books donated from Library of Congress

By Jennifer Dudley

A number of local youth and their parents welcomed Congressman Will Hurd during a special event on Friday, August 31.

The Congressman donated an assortment of children’s books to the library from the Library of Congress.

During his visit, Hurd discussed the importance of reading and commended the library staff for their efforts to promote literacy in the community.

 

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Thu
30
Aug

90 Years Young

Longtime Pearsall resident Charlie Harris celebrated his 90th birthday recently with a reception at the First United Methodist Church in Pearsall with family and friends.

 

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Thu
23
Aug

LA SALLE FAIR COURT

The La Salle County Fair Association Court recently traveled to Johnson City for the annual Blanco County Parade and finished took third overall at the event.

 

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Thu
16
Aug

Cotulla native completes humanitarian mission in Guatemala

Garcia is in final year of residency at UTHSC in SA

Dr. Jose A. Garcia M.D. is wrapping up the last year of what has proven to be a busy residency, specializing in anesthesiology at UTHSC in San Antonio.

The 2005 graduate of Cotulla High School has been working long hours with numerous call shifts during his rotations at University Hospital, Audie Murphy VA and Children’s Hospital of San Antonio.

 

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Thu
09
Aug

NEW IN TOWN

NEW IN TOWN - Jesse Franklin is the new pastor at the First United Methodist Church in Cotulla. He and his wife Amy have two children, Everly and Jesse. The Franklin family moved from Schertz and Jesse is a former oil field worker. Franklin says he is excited to come to Cotulla and is excited to meet members of the community. He is inviting them to ‘come in and talk shop or just sit and have a cup of coffee’.

 

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