OFFICE CLOSED

 In an effort to protect our employees from the COVID-19, the office of the FNC will be closed to the general public beginning Monday, March 30. Business will be conducted via email or phone, (830) 334-3644. News: [email protected] Classified advertising/business: [email protected] Display advertising: [email protected] A coin machine will be available to purchase weekly newspapers outside…

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Maria Guajardo

Maria D. Guajardo, 94, died at her home on March 22, 2020 in Divot. She was born on September 25, 1925 in Derby to Matilde Ortiz De Anda and Inocensia Orosco De Anda. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Francisco Guajardo Sr, daughter Irene Guajardo Rodriguez, sister Carolina D. Rivas, grandson Ricky…

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Roberto Moreno

Roberto R. Moreno, 65 of Pearsall, died on March 23, 2020 in San Antonio. He was born on June 10, 1954 in Pearsall to Roberto G. Moreno and Melba Rodriguez Viesca. He is preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by Mage Rios, son Robert Mata, brothers and sisters Miguel Moreno (Mary Jane)…

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Amador Castillo

Amador M. Castillo died on March 19, 2020 at the age of 87. He was born on April 1, 1932 to Amador Castillo Ovalle and Mercedes Mejilla. He is preceded in death by his parents, sons Ruben Castillo and Oscar Castillo (Paola). Castillo is survived by his wife Martha I. Castillo, children Juan (Marina) Castillo,…

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Valentin Villegas

Valentin Villegas, 52, died on March 19, 2020 in San Antonio. He was born on March 23, 1967 in Dimmitt to parents Federico Villegas and Violanda Villegas. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister Virginia Villegas. Valentin is survived by wife Annette Villegas, sister Amelia Villegas, mother-in-law Adela Gonzales, son-in-law John Elizondo…

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The Bible And The Headlines: News You Can Use

By David Bachelor, PhD Imagine the theme song to Jeopardy in the background. The clue: “Frozen pizzas and toilet paper.” If Frio and La Salle Counties were an enormous set for the game-show, the correct answer (formed as a question) to the clue would be, “What do people buy when they’re afraid?” The line around…

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Governor takes actions to slow down deadly virus

CAPITAL HIGHLIGHTS Texas is more invested every day in promoting increased and thorough hand washing, disinfecting surfaces and social distancing to reduce cases of the rapidly spreading novel coronavirus, COVID-19. As of March 22, the cumulative count of patients testing positive in Texas increased to 334. The death count stood at five with 8,756 people…

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CRAFTER’S CORNER

By Teresa Villarreal [email protected] DIY Hand Santizer With shelves at local stores looking a bit bare, this week’s project may be of some help. Stay safe and sanitized! For this project you will need: 3/4 cup of isopropyl or rubbing alcohol (the highest percentage is best.) 1/4 cup of Aloe Vera gel (helps keep skin…

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Hector Mendoza

Hector V. Mendoza, of Pearsall, died Thursday, March 12, 2020, at the age of 56. He was born August 12,1963 to Daniel and Gloria (Villarreal) Mendoza Jr. He is preceded in death by his father. Hector is survived by his mother Gloria Mendoza, sons Craig Mendoza, Max Wayne, daughter Vanessa Lynn Gauna, brother Richard Mendoza…

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Oscar Delgado

Oscar R. Delgado died on March 16, 2020 at the age of 77. He was born on February 19, 1943 to Agapito and Carmen Delgado Jr. He is preceded in death by his parents. Delgado is survived by his daughter Katie Esparza, siblings Agapito Delgado III (Rosa Elia), Alma Martinez (Henry), Javier Delgado (Sandra), Ana…

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