Henry Louis Castro

1955-2005 Henry Louis Castro, known to his family as “Louie,” a lifelong resident of Floresville, Texas, died peacefully in his sleep at home, the place that he loved so much, the same place his family lived when he was born, on Saturday, June 25, 2005, at the age of 49 years, 6 months, and 22 days. Henry was born to […]

Morgan, Groves to wed

Rick and Debra Morgan of La Vernia, Texas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Meghann Kristyne, to Jonathan Elliott Groves, the son of Michael and Leah Groves of Corpus Christi. Meghann is the granddaughter of Walton and Ida May Rehfeld of San Antonio, and the late G.R. “Red” and La Verne Morgan, formerly of San Antonio. Meghann […]

Relief number

For people inquiring about American Citizens, the State Department issued this toll free Number:1-888-407-4747 Persons can call this number for information and inquiries about American Citizens. (This information was provided by the American Red Cross)

Beating the heat

Haleigh Blocker, 8, of Falls City, performs a back flip into the public swimming pool at Floresville’s River Park on Wednesday, when tempera-tures reached 101.5 degrees in Wilson County. (Staff photo by Bill O’Connell)

Tuesdays will never be the same

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Walter M. Laskowski

1938-2005 Walter Mike Laskowski, a lifelong resident of Poth, Texas, passed away Saturday, June 25, 2005, at the age of 67 years, 1 month, and 19 days. Walter was born on May 6, 1938, to Lucian and Tekla Felux Laskowski in Kosciusko. Walter attended school in Poth and was retired after 45 years of service with Friedrich Air Conditioning Co. […]

Ben Kortz

1940-2005 Ben Kortz, a lifelong resident of Helena, Texas, passed away on Monday, June 27, 2005, at the age of 64 years, 7 months, and 4 days. He was born on Nov. 23, 1940, in Helena to Joseph and Mary Opiela Kortz. Mr. Kortz worked for Southern Pacific Railroad, Red Ewald, and Mika Mills. He retired after 16 years from […]

Step Up To The Plate To Get Kids Outside For More Exercise

(NAPSI)-“Play ball” is one of the most joyous phrases any boy or girl hears. It means the excitement and fun of experiencing our national pastime is about to begin. Added to the mix, the outdoor fun of baseball and softball also hold valuable benefits and can teach life lessons to children. Turn off the Tube and Get Out and PlayTelevision […]

The horned toad mystery

Unicorns, dragons, Lassie, Flipper … when it comes to magic powers, nothing can touch the horned toad. Sorry Yoda, give it up. No creature on four legs, never mind two, can give the horned toad a run for its money. Thirty years ago, 12 skillion horned toads roamed Texas; 3 skillion of which you’d see on a typical day. Then […]

Daniels, Moczygemba plan July 9 wedding

Brooke Daniels, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Terry Daniels of Kountze, Texas, is engaged to Bradley Moczygemba, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Wilbert Lee Moczygemba of Schertz. Bradley is the grandson of Gertrude Pawelek of Karnes City and Theresa Moczygemba of Falls City.   The bride-to-be graduated from Texas A&M University in College Station and is a teacher […]