2003-04-02

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Young Anglers Learn Where to Put their Fish and Their Trash



KETCHUM, Okla. (March 25, 2003) – This summer about 300,000 young anglers from 6 to 16 years of age will gather in all 50 states to participate in over 1,800 Wal-Mart Kids All-American Fishing Derby events. Many fish will be caught (many will not be caught). For sure, there will be trash, about 30 tons of it.What will the young […]

Hilmer E. Schulze



1913-2003 Hilmer E. Schulze of Floresville passed away Monday, March 24, 2003, at the age of 89 years, 3 months, and 11 days. He was born in Wilson County on Dec. 13, 1913, to Richard and Ida Voelkel Schulze. On Sept. 12, 1935, in Floresville, he married Lois Janik. Mr. Schulze attended Three Oaks schools. A lifelong resident of Wilson […]

Bessie Vontur



1910-2003 Bessie Vontur, a resident of Kenedy, passed away on Sunday, March 23, 2003, at the age of 92 years, 11 months, and 2 days. She was born to Frank and Mary (Michut) Vontur on April 21, 1910, in Wilson County. She attended Rideout and received her licensed vocational nursing degree. Bessie worked on her family farm in Wilson County. […]

Janet M. White



1916-2003 Janet M. White, a resident of Roswell, Ga., passed away on Tuesday, March 25, 2003, at the age of 86 years, 4 months, and 26 days. She was born to Joseph and Lora Adele (Clement) Copeland on Oct. 27, 1916, in Ontario, Canada. She immigrated from Canada to Texas at the age of 8 and settled in Karnes City […]

Farm Bureau contests



Young ladies between the ages of 16 and 19 years are invited to participate in the annual Miss Wilson County Farm Bureau Contest. The contest will be held Saturday, April 26, in the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church Hall in Poth. Contestants must be single (unmarried without children) and dependents of Wilson County Farm Bureau members. Contestants will vie for cash […]

Miss FHS Pageant April 9



The seniors at Floresville High School invite the community to join them in crowning the next Miss FHS on Wednesday, April 9, at 7 p.m., in the Wiley Seale Auditorium in Floresville. Nine senior boys will be vying for the title of Miss FHS. The contestants will be judged by the talent competition and evening gown competition by a panel […]

Tennis results



The Stockdale High School tennis team participated in the Sabinal Invitational Tennis Tournament held March 20-21. In varsity boys doubles, Jonathan Dugi and Tyler Wiatrek won the consolation bracket and Adam Blanchard and Gabriel Marquez were defeated in the semifinal and the third-place match. In varsity girls singles, Ashley Salazar was the runner-up in the division. Allison Lynn advanced to […]

East Central Winterguard wins in competition



The East Central Winterguard “Odyssey” won the scholastic class A in the Southwest Winterguard Contest March 15. The guard also competed this past weekend at the state colorguard championships The weekend before that, Celeste Morales won the gold medal as the top flag solo in the state association at the Texas Educational Colorguard Association State Solo Ensemble Contest at Lee […]

Remember to visit Goliad




It’s considered the birthplace of Texas ranching. It’s been the home of more than nine national flags — three more than the well-known six flags of Texas. It’s the burial ground for 300-plus men, women, and children who were killed in the Texas Revolution. It’s the city of Goliad, known as La Bahia before it was renamed as an anagram […]

Fleeing driver was ‘out of control’




SAN ANTONIO — The man who led authorities on a 30-minute chase March 24 remained in custody last week at the Bexar County jail. Alfred Singer, 28, was charged with one count each of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and evading arrest and detention. He also had an outstanding warrant for possession of marijuana, according to Bexar County records. […]