Dr. Ware Day in Stockdale

Stories are recalled and shared by participants of the Dr. Ella Ware Day birthday celebration in Stockdale May 8. Dr. Ware was the first woman graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston in 1899, who was licensed and practiced medicine in the state. Polly Stryker, portraying Dr. Ella Ware, delivers a speech recognizing Ware’s accomplishments May 8 […]

Fresh Express recalls romaine-based salads

May 24, 2010 – Salinas, California – Fresh Express, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Chiquita Brands International, is voluntarily recalling a specific selection of Fresh Express Romaine-based ready-to-eat salads with the expired Use-by Dates of May 13th through May 16th and an “S” in the Product Code because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The recall extends only […]

Capitol metal detector procedures detailed

Now that metal detectors are installed at the state Capitol, the following procedures will apply for legislators, Capitol staff members and public visitors to the building. · Metal detectors will be installed at all Capitol entrances on the first floor. All visitors will be required to go through the metal detectors. General public access will be allowed at all of […]

NASCAR News: Busch survives crash fest for first All-Star win

Sheet metal was bent and tempers flared in the final 10-lap segment of Saturday night’s Sprint All-Star race, but Kurt Busch was grinning from ear to ear after backing his damaged No. 2 car into victory lane at the end of the night. Despite making contact with the wall twice during the third segment, Busch held on and survived the […]

NASCAR News: No. 11 team wins without Hamlin behind the wheel

Denny Hamlin may have piloted the No. 11 Sprint Cup Series entry of Joe Gibbs Racing to victory lane three times already this season, but the team took a win on Wednesday evening without Hamlin’s help by winning the Sprint Pit Crew Challenge at Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte. Hamlin may not have been in the car, but he […]

‘Losers’ has colorful comic-book feel

Revenge is big in the movies. It helps get the story moving, provides clear character motivation and draws a hard line down the middle between good and evil. In “The Losers,” when an elite team of military Special Force mercenaries is double-crossed by their devious stateside leader on a South American search-and-destroy that goes disastrously awry, what do they do? […]

Realty plans grand opening

A grand opening celebration for Keller Williams Realty Heritage — Total Edge Team will be held Tuesday, May 25, from 1-6 p.m. at 2840 Business Loop 181 N., Suite 130, in Floresville. The members of the Floresville Chamber of Commerce will join in a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 3:30 p.m. Festivities will be held under the big oak tree with refreshments […]

Enjoy Mayfest in Saspamco

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Mission in Saspamco will celebrate Mayfest Saturday, May 22, from 2-10 p.m. Gordita plates will be sold for $6. There will also be bingo, a fish pond, and concessions featuring nachos, sausage wraps, and brisket tacos. Music will be provided by disc jockey Sensational Sounds. Proceeds will benefit the church’s Mission Building Fund. Take lawn […]

One Opinion: Now Washington Wants control of the Web

Many have called the proposed Net Neutrality the new FAIRNESS DOCTRINE of the Internet. Indeed, beware! The regulations, as proposed by the administration’s FCC (Federal Communications Commission), would virtually eliminate broadband companies’ ability to manage their own networks. Decisions would be up to Washington and the Obama administration instead of Internet service providers. As the editors of The Wall Street […]

Hog hunters find human remains

SAN ANTONIO — Investigators here are working today to determine the identity of a human skeleton found May 20 in a hayfield near the intersection of Old Corpus Christi and Donop roads. Spokesman Linda Tomasini of the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office said today that three hog hunters found the remains and called the sheriff’s office at approximately 8:55 p.m. Thursday. […]