2003-06-18

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Schnitz, Coleman to marry July 19



Harley and Elaine Schnitz of La Vernia are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Shannon Elaine, to Ronnie Bruce Coleman II, son of Ronnie and Brenda Coleman of La Vernia. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Pauline Doege of La Vernia and the late Alfred Doege, and Virgie Gorlaska of St. Hedwig and the late […]

Gina Hill achieves



Gina Hill, a senior from Nixon-Smiley High School, placed third in the 2A women’s shot put at the state track meet. Gina’s throw of 39 feet 8 3/4 inches was her second best of the season. She entered the meet ranked third in 2A and proved that the ranking was well deserved. A perennial regional qualifier, Gina had not advanced […]

Brian Kotowski named to Academic All-State



Brian Kotowski, son of Jim and Donna Kotowski and grandson of Floresville’s Jerome and Albina Flieller, made the Class 2A Academic All-State basketball team, according to Jeff Duffield at the Wingspread newspaper. Brian is a student at Randolph High School. The Texas Association of Basketball Coaches selects the honorees, after they’ve met the requirements. In order to earn this recognition, […]

All-night baseball



The Naval Air Station Kingsville is hosting its “Summer Fling All-Night Tournament,” Friday and Saturday, June 20-21. Entry fee is $150 per team, and the deadline to register is June 18. Their eighth annual “Hotter ’en Hell” classic basketball tournament is scheduled for July 19 and 20. They will have a slam-dunk contest and 3-point contest and will have T-shirts […]

Camping Is Easy With Planning And The Right Equipment



You can truly have many of the comforts of home when you go camping. Most outdoor products have a tough new finish, called powder coating, and can make your next camping trip romantic, easy and affordable. (NAPSI)-Planning a family camping vacation can go surprisingly well when you follow these simple tips:The tent is everything Beautiful days can turn into stormy […]

PGA TOUR Golfers Spread The Word About Arthritis Treatment



(NAPSI)-A recent study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveals that as many as 70 million-or one in three-adults suffer from arthritis or chronic joint symptoms. This surpasses a previous estimate of 43 million persons with arthritis. With so many people affected by arthritis, many Americans have a loved one with the disease. PGA TOUR golfers Brian […]

Kathleen Ruby Walker



1932-2003 Kathleen Ruby Moore Walker, 70, of Seguin, Texas, passed away Saturday, June 14, 2003. She was born in Nixon, Texas, on Aug. 5, 1932, to Roswell G. and Ruby Pearl (House) Moore. On Sept. 3, 1949, she married William Walker, who preceded her in death on May 3, 1997. Mrs. Walker was a beautician and a member of the […]

James Ramirez



1961-2003 James Paul Ramirez of Seguin, Texas, passed away Wednesday, June 11, 2003, at the age of 41 years, 11 months, and 26 days. Mr. Ramirez was born on June 16, 1961, in Galveston, Texas, to Albert Ramirez Sr. and Rosalee Martinez. He worked as an installer with Seguin Glass Company in Seguin. He moved to Seguin from Austin, Texas, […]

Ferdinand A. Wahne



1924-2003 Ferdinand A. “Benny” Wahne, born May 26, 1924, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 14, 2003, at the age of 79. Mr. Wahne was a native and lifetime resident of Elmendorf, Texas. He was a charter member of the Elmendorf/Saspamco Knights of Columbus Council No. 8036, the St. Anthony’s Social Club, the St. Anthony’s Men’s Club, […]

Super S Foods announces scholarship winners



Chet Burrier of Stockdale and Mark Hansen Jr. of Floresville were both awarded $1,000 scholarships by Super S Foods. Mass Marketing Inc., the parent company for Super S Foods, has awarded over $47,000 in academic scholarships to graduating seniors throughout Central and South Texas this year. The high school principals chose the scholarship winners according to the students’ outstanding scholastic […]