Lifestyles

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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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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“Ask Tencha”

“Behind every well-behaved child is a mother with her chancla…” [email protected] Q. Dear Tencha, I am guilty of cheating on my boyfriend. I admit it and am ashamed. I wish I could give you a good excuse for doing what I did, but I really don’t. I broke a good man’s heart. We have no…

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Signmaker is hometown artist

‘Welcome to Dilley’ The man who may soon be hired to create custom metal signs welcoming travelers to Dilley believes in helping to beautify the town in which he was raised. Adrian Benavides may not be known personally to students currently attending Dilley schools, but his Grey Wolf looks down on them as they compete…

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Woman’s Club member nominated for Jefferson-Acorn Award

The Woman’s Club of Cotulla nominated Elizabeth Martinez as its Laredo Area Hero for the coveted Jefferson-Acorn Award sponsored by the Laredo Morning Times and the Laredo Area Community Foundation. Elizabeth was one of 20 nominees vying for the first round award presented on Tuesday, March 10 at a banquet honoring the nominees. The winner…

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“Ask Tencha”

“I have a feeling that the biggest pandemic of 2020 is going to be stupidity! SASS!” [email protected] Q. Dear Tencha, I am really concerned about the Coronavirus. This stuff is crazy! I can’t buy groceries without standing in line for an hour, couldn’t get wipes and pampers without driving around to three or four different…

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The Bible and The Headlines: News You Can Use

By David Bachelor, PhD Austin just experienced its first coronavirus (COVID-19) casualty. Thankfully, the victim wasn’t human.  The casualty was the South by Southwest (SXSW) tech and music festival. Forbes reporter Carlie Porterfield states that Austin Mayor Steve Adler canceled SXSW to protect public health. The mayor and Travis County leaders also declared the state…

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Students enjoy facility’s many resources

DILLEY PUBLIC LIBRARY NEWS By Norma Herrera Library Director In the month of February the Dilley Public Library had 400 patrons visit the library. The library serves as a vital resource center for community members and for the surrounding areas, providing a range of services. Presently, the library is equipped to provide fax service for…

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Rohrbach discusses MVISD growth at TRTA Meeting

The local Huajilla Unit of the Texas Retired Teacher’s Association held its February meeting at Sammy’s Restaurant in Castroville. Approximately 53 members and one guest were in attendance. Jim Rigby presided over the meeting and old business consisted of various committee reports. The TRTA Foundation fund was discussed, and as usual, members contributed to help…

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The Bible And The Headlines: News You Can Use

By David Bachelor, PhD The Sun is the celebrity making headlines this week. Forming topical bookends comprising last Saturday’s Leap Year designation and next Sunday’s Daylight Saving Time initiation, the Sun is the reason behind these headlines. CNN’s primer on Leap Year covered all the bases necessary to explain why “we” add an extra day…

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