Dorothy H. Patterson

1922-2002 Dorothy H. Patterson passed away in Floresville on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2002, at the age of 80. She was born on April 2, 1922, in Shelby, Tenn. Formerly of Corpus Christi and San Antonio, she had lived in Floresville for the past 20 years. Mrs. Patterson’s mother was Grace Benjamin, who was well known in the community. Mrs. Patterson […]

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Alva Lucille Cure

1911-2002 Alva Lucille Cure (Lucille Cure), 91, of Nixon, passed away Saturday, Sept. 21, 2002. She was born in Wilson County on Feb. 27, 1911, to Walter Clyde and Dora Blanch (King) Hastings. On Oct. 20, 1928, she married N.B. “Pardner” Cure. He preceded her in death on April 22, 1978. Mrs. Cure, a homemaker, also had owned and operated […]

Krawietz, Vinikoff marry over summer

Carley and Leona Meadows of Jourdanton and Peter and Carolyn Krawietz of Poth are happy to announce the marriage of their daughter, Lynsey Franczeska Krawietz, to Eric Kevin Vinikoff, son of Linda Vinikoff of Jewett. Lynsey is the granddaughter of Irene Kopecki of Poth and the late Thomas Kopecki; the late Margaret and Luke Krawietz Sr., formerly of Falls City; […]

Robby Lynn Marsch

1962-2002 Robby Lynn Marsch, born June 9, 1962, in New Braunfels, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2002. Robby was a resident of La Vernia. He graduated from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Robby served in the U.S. Army and Army Reserves. He was employed by Racal Instruments as a senior software engineer. He […]

Tommie S. Vestal Sr.

1917-2002 On Friday, Aug. 23, 2002, Tommie Seale Vestal Sr. entered into rest at the Brooke Army Medical Center. Tommie was born on Nov. 7, 1917, in Coolidge. At 21 years of age, he left home and joined the military. In 1942, he married Bernice Friesenhahn. Tommie retired from the U.S. Air Force as a chief warrant officer. He served […]

Merle L. Heasley Sr.

1918-2002 Merle Leonard “Slick” Heasley Sr., 84, of Stockdale, passed away Monday, Sept. 16, 2002. He was born in Tulsa, Okla., on Feb. 25, 1918, to Earl Eaton and Mary Armenta (Davy) Heasley. On June 28, 1966, he married Joyce Lynn Herring. Mr. Heasley was a consultant in the oil industry. He was a member of the First Christian Church […]

Girls’ softball tournament Oct. 12-13

FLORESVILLE — Add a girls’ fast-pitch softball tournament to the list of local activities next month during the annual Floresville Peanut Festival week. The tournament is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 12-13, at the municipal River Park on S.H. 97 West. It will be hosted by the Floresville Divas team, whose members will work at the fund-raising event rather […]

Manuel Salinas

1930-2002 Manuel Salinas, of Karnes City, passed away on Friday, Sept. 13, 2002, at the age of 72 years, 1 month, and 22 days. Mr. Salinas was born in Karnes City on July 22, 1930. Mr. Salinas was a lifelong resident of Karnes City. He was a truck driver and a member of St. Cornelius Catholic Church. A rosary was […]

How things have changed: hunting 100 years ago

By Dan AspellAdBuilder serviceAs much as people often long for the “good ol’ days,” there’s certainly a lot to be said about the present. Many outdoor types believe the hunting of 100 years ago must have been better than what we experience today. While there are tremendous differences between the way our great-grandparents hunted and how we do it today, […]