2003-04-16

Roberts receives award



Eighty-two students received awards at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor on April 3. Each student was awarded either a medal based on effort, academics, or character; an award in an area such as scholastic achievement, service in some area of university life, or special talent; or a monetary scholarship to use in coming semesters to help meet school expenses. Heather […]

Marie Katherine Howe



1915-2003 Marie Katherine Howe, a resident of San Antonio, passed away on Friday, April 11, 2003, at the age of 87. She was born to Collet Eugene and Sophie (Bode) Hastings on June 7, 1915, in Wilson Texas. She married Thomas Vernon Howe on Feb. 3, 1938. She was a homemaker and a member of the Methodist church. A graveside […]

Oliver Oalmann



1912-2003 Oliver Freasier Coleman Oalmann, 91, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, April 13, 2003. She was born in Wilson County Nov. 23, 1912, the daughter of Willie and Bee Freasier. She had been a resident of the New Orleans area for 50 years, where she was a retired division manager with Sears and an active member of the First […]

Elisa Seguin Ruiz



1936-2003 Elisa Seguin Ruiz, a resident of Austin, passed away on Friday, April 11, 2003, at the age of 67 years and 1 day. She was born to Jesus V. and Maria Rivas Seguin in Wilson County (Canada Verde) on April 10, 1936. She graduated from high school and attended two years of college. She was retired from the Texas […]

Ilene Gregg Story



1940-2003 Ilene Gregg Story, a resident of Floresville, passed away on Sunday, April 6, 2003, at the age of 63 years, 2 months, and 18 days. She was born to Charles and Mae (Jordan) Gregg on Jan. 18, 1940, in Decatur, Ill. She graduated from Raymondville High School. She married Joseph H. Story on May 10, 1959. She was the […]

Raul C. Villafaña, M.D.



1921-2003 Raul C. Villafaña, M.D., a resident of San Antonio, passed away on Friday, April 11, 2003, at the age of 82. He was born in Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas, Mexico, on Feb. 2, 1921, to Jesus and Andrea Funetes de Villafaña. He attended Escuela de Bachilleres, Universidad de Nuevo Leon in Monterrey, Mexico; Escuela de Medicina, and Universidad de Nuevo […]

East Central students go to great heights



ECISD students place in a variety of venues for the month of March. Future Business Leaders of AmericaThe East Central Future Business Leaders of America competed at state competition in Corpus Christi March 13-15. It was the second time that the Entrepreneurship Team won first place.Team members include Angelica Cornejo, Jason Delgado, and Joe Green. These students are preparing for […]

Mock collision planned to teach teens about dangers of drunk driving



Floresville High School juniors and seniors will get a chilling look at the effects of drinking and driving when the “Shattered Dreams” program is presented at the high school on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 23-24, in what will appear to be a fatal car accident. The Shattered Dreams Program includes a mock car crash, which will be staged as if […]

Texas Kicks Off 2003 SCTP Season



NEWTOWN, Conn. – Young trap, skeet and sporting clays shooters from Texas will be competing for their share of $69,000 in college scholarships as the Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) kicks off its third season. The SCTP State Trap Championship will be held July 12 in Amarillo. Texas teams captured Gold in two sporting clays and all four skeet divisions, […]

Softball tournament



The softball tournament to benefit Floresville’s Sacred Heart School, held March 29-30, was a big success. The Predators, led by Edward Ortiz, were the tournament champions, but Robert Barrera’s team, The Fuel, gave them a run for their money. The Fuel came in second place, followed by Lonnie Saenz’s Braves. Jim Pedersen’s J.K. Properties and Tommy Garza’s TNT tied for […]