Jewell Rawlings Phares

1909-2003 Jewell Humphrey Rawlings Phares was born Dec. 16, 1909, to the Rev. Clifford E. Humphrey and Hattie Elizabeth McGee in Belle, Mo. She was the oldest of three girls. The first part of her life was spent in Missouri, where she graduated from Tipton High School as valedictorian, and Southwest Missouri Baptist College in Bolivar, Mo. Her entire family […]

Lawrence, Duffek announce engagement

Kelly Anne Lawrence, daughter of Graham and Carol Lawrence of La Vernia, is engaged to Michael Allen Duffek, son of David and Lorraine Duffek of La Vernia. Kelly attends Palo Alto College in San Antonio and is pursuing a degree in social work. Expected graduation date is 2004. Michael graduated from La Vernia High School in 2000 and currently attends […]

Edward Henry Arnold

1921-2003 Edward Henry Arnold, a resident of Floresville, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2003, at the age of 81 years and 7 days. He was born on Dec. 27, 1921, to Henry W. and Theresia (Heyman) Arnold in San Antonio. He married Mary Jane Smith on Aug. 31, 1997, in Tampa, Fla. He was a professional rodeo cowboy, a […]

Sarah E. ‘Dolly’ Johnson

1913-2003 Sarah Elizabeth “Dolly” Perkins Preece Johnson passed away on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2003, at the age of 89 years, 7 months, and 25 days. Born May 10, 1913, in Concan to Minerva Cox and Elijah J. Perkins, Dolly was the youngest child and the last surviving member of her family. Dolly grew up in Reagen Wells and attended the […]

Fritz W. Lehnhoff

1917-2003 Fritz W. Lehnhoff Jr., 85, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2003, in Seguin. H e was born in New Braunfels on April 8, 1917, to Friedrich W. Lehnhoff and Frieda Garms Lehnhoff. Fritz was a retired teacher and coach with schools in Mission, with Texas Lutheran College in Seguin, Marble Falls High School, and Poth High School. In 1973, […]

Bernice O. McCarley

1923-2002 Bernice Opal McCarley, 79, of Karnes City passed away Monday, Dec. 16, 2002, at her residence. She was born in Cheapside to Delbert and Mary Leigh West on March 6, 1923. On June 19, 1953, she married Irby McCarley Sr. in Karnes City. Mrs. McCarley was a housewife, a resident of Helena for 40 years, and a member of […]

Robert Alvin Pairett

1961-2002 Robert Alvin Pairett passed away Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2002, in Floresville at the age of 41 years and 13 days. He was born on Dec. 18, 1961, in San Antonio to Bobby E. and Nelda Goins Pairett. He was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. He had resided in Floresville for the past 14 years. Robert […]

Trading On The Past: The Evolution Of Trading Cards

(NAPSI)-Whether it’s a Mickey Mantle rookie card from the 1952 Bowman set (now worth approximately $9,000) or new paper trading cards that contain actual video games, trading cards have long been one of the most popular and profitable forms of collecting. Then: The first “trading cards,” produced in 1887, were made of a clothlike material and measured just 11/2- by […]

2003-01-08 E-Edition

More Women Drawn To The Shooting Sports

(NAPSI)-While many would say that shooting is a male-dominated sport, a National Rifle Association (NRA) program that teaches firearm safety and marksmanship to women is proving otherwise. NRA’s Women On Target™ program was launched in 1999, in response to persistent calls from women asking how and where they could learn to shoot and hunt. The combination of rising women’s interest […]