Lifestyle

Thu
30
Nov

Karasek intrigues members with medical history at DAR Chapter

By Karen Collins

National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), Uvalde de las Encinas Chapter member Francis Karasek informed and entertained the group at the November meeting by giving a history of the years she spent as a pharmacist in South Texas and the changes she saw during her career.

 

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Thu
23
Nov

Cradle Call

Kalyssa Giselle Vogel

Kalyssa Giselle Vogel was born on August 18, 2017 to parents Kevin G. Vogel and Melissa Frausto of Pearsall.

She weighed 7 lbs., 2 oz. and measured 19 inches in length. Kalyssa was born at The Birthplace in San Antonio.

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Thu
23
Nov

49TH ANNIVERSARY

Mr. and Mrs. Guadalupe and Rosario Ruiz are celebrating 49 years of marriage on Thursday, November 23. The Cotulla native couple have four boys; Roberto Ruiz of Goldsboro, North Carolina; Raul Ruiz of Victoria; Adan Ruiz of Cotulla; and Lauro Ruiz of Pearsall along with 13 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

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Thu
16
Nov

Veterans' Day 2017

Crowds gather for the annual Veterans Day ceremony hosted by the city of Cotulla and community organizations in the downtown municipal park in front of the county courthouse on Saturday, November 11. The event included a special dedication of East Stewart Street to its new name, Cpl. Pedro Garcia Sr. Street, in honor of the World War II veteran from the community who served in the Pacific war at Corregidor and Bataan, and who was captured by the Japanese Imperial Army and sentenced to a forced labor camp when he was 21 years old. The city also presented a plaque of appreciation to the Brush Country Museum on the 20th anniversary of its move to the present downtown facility.

 

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Thu
09
Nov

FRH DELIVERS HALLOWEEN DELIGHT

Frio Regional Hospital staff visited several local day care centers, delivering candy and visiting businesses to spread Halloween cheer.

 

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Thu
09
Nov

DPL visitors enjoy Story Hour; thanks volunteer readers

By Norma Herrera

 

Students at the Dilley Public Library enjoyed the regular Story Hour recently with Jamie Campos Ramirez as our reader. The library would also like to thank Gilbert Equia, Velma and Mrs. San Miguel for all their help during the event.

 

The kids had activity pages to work on and color and were treated to snacks in the Convention Center, compliments of City of Dilley Administrator Rudy Alvarez, Mayor Mary Ann Obregon and the city council members. Our staff appreciates the Dilley govering body for all their suport to the Dilley Public library.

 

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Thu
26
Oct

VARGAS CELEBRATES 94TH BIRTHDAY

Julio Vargas was treated to a 94th birthday party by family and friends on Tuesday, October 10 at the Las Palmas Nursing Home in Cotulla. According to his family Mr. Vargas enjoyed eating tamales, rice and beans, a meal he requested and also enjoyed over four hours of DJ music.

The party was given by his son Juan F. Vargas, daughter Rosa Vargas and granddaughter Rosemary Vargas.

 

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Thu
19
Oct

VARGAS CELEBRATES 94TH BIRTHDAY

Julia Vargas was treated to a 94th birthday party by family and friends on Tuesday, October 10 at the Las Palmas Nursing Home in Cotulla. According to his family Mr. Vargas enjoyed eating tamales, rice and beans, a meal he requested and also enjoyed over four hours of DJ music.

 

The party was given by his son Juan F. Vargas, daughter Rosa Vargas and granddaughter Rosemary Vargas.

 

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Thu
19
Oct

BCRSPA hosts TRTA District 20 Legislative Chair

By Louisa Franklin


The Brush Country Retired School Personnel Association met on September 21, at 6 p.m. at the Country Store Restaurant in Cotulla with President Wayne Franklin presided over the meeting.

 

The guest speaker was Ken Hanson, TRTA District 20 Legislative Chair. He explained recent legislation passed by the 85th Texas Legislature and the impact that recent legislation will have on not only current retirees but future retirees. Legislation regarding retiree benefits and medical insurance is always at the forefront during any legislative session and this was the case during the 85 Legislative Session. Mr. Hanson explained some of the changes that are in store for retirees regarding medical insurance.

 

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Thu
12
Oct

Caddel Smith members attend DRT District meeting

By Judy Burleson

Goliad County Judge Pat Calhoun welcomed the Daughters of the Republic of Texas to the Immaculate Conception Church Hall in Goliad on Saturday, September 30 for its annual District VII Meeting.

Amid a room decorated with the nine flags thathave flown over Goliad, he praised those present for their steadfast protection of the history and heritage of the state of Texas in a time when history is “under attack.”

In its bi-annual business, District VII elected Martha Fleitas as District Representative and Carla Miller as alternate, and elected to the Nominating Committee Mary Weiser with Alicia Cowley as alternate. These ladies will assume office after the 2018 State Convention in Dallas.

 

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