Lifestyles

The Bible and the Headlines: News You Can Use

By David Bachelor, PhD Pastor, Pearsall 1st Methodist Church The national labor shortage has been in the news since America started to come out of lockdown. However, this week there was an aspect of insufficient employees that had not been in the headlines before. The facet making the news was workers who quit. NPR reports…

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BROWN SUGAR COOKIES

The Texas Maritime Museum is in Rockport, Texas. It’s a wonderful little place that has collected, preserved, and shared artifacts from Texas maritime history and is an amazing educational resource. It just so happens that they also produced a cookbook several years ago that I got my hands on recently. We’re starting light with a…

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The Bible And The Headlines: News You Can Use

By David Bachelor, PhD Pastor, Pearsall 1st Methodist Church A crescendo of headlines this week are about future events to remember something that happened in the past. The impending nostalgia started last Friday when President Biden directed the U.S. government to declassify documents pertaining to the attacks on the Twin Towers and the Pentagon, and…

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PUMPKIN BREAD

This week I’m dreaming of cold fronts and sweaters. I know it’s wishful thinking, but if I add to the lie with this pumpkin bread, maybe I’ll fool myself anyway! A recipe from “Nana”, Sarah Lancaster, in Kentucky As printed in At My Grandmother’s Knee, Recipes & Memories Handed Down by Women of the South,…

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Woman’s Club of Cotulla awards scholarships

The Woman’s Club of Cotulla awarded three scholarships of $1,250 each and one high English award for $1,250 to members of the graduating CHS class at the Senior Awards Ceremony on May 24. Club member and Scholarship Committee Chairman Nora Martinez attended the event to present these students with their scholarships. Brandyn Ramirez was awarded…

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La Salle A&M Club awards scholarships to five students

The La Salle County A&M Club Scholarship Committee recently awarded five students with scholarships. These students are attending Texas A&M University at College Station. Kathryn Gonzalez is the daughter of Juan and Melissa Gonzalez. She is receiving the $1,000 Roy G. Martin Memorial Scholarship. She is pursuing a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies and will graduate…

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CLASS OF 1971 FUN!

The Cotulla High School class of 1971 recently celebrated its 50th year reunion at the Talbert Ranch in Cotulla. Pictured are (Front Row, L-R) Maria Medina Garcia, Luanne Potthast Byars, Teresa Flores Trevino, Laura Leifeste Boatwright, Patricia Kelly Brown, Phyllis Richey Varnon, Joy Casey Watson; (Back Row, L-R) Hector Soliz, Eloy Adams, Juan Olivarez, Dan…

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LASAGNE

Honestly, one of my new favorite games to play is hunting down regional and unique cookbooks at used bookstores. I’m searching for a special kind of treasure on those shelves. It combines several deep loves of mine, in the following order… books, history, and FOOD. I’m so glad to get to share here! Provided by…

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Ice Cream Sandwich Dessert – Kids Can Do It

AS GOOD AS GRANNY’S As hot as it still is, it’s hard to believe…but fall is right around the corner! School has started, or will soon, and we’ve only got a little while left to savor some sweet summertime. What better way to savor it than with a frozen treat that even the kids can…

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The Bible and the Headlines: News You Can Use

By David Bachelor, PhD Pastor, Pearsall 1st Methodist Church There is a story in the headlines this week that employs circular logic. According to Al Jazeera, Vice-President Kamala Harris is going to Vietnam to convince Vietnam that the U.S. will never do another pullout in Vietnam like it did the last time the U.S. was…

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