Miller, Biela to marry

Travis and Angie Miller of Poth, Texas, are proud to announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Diana Lynn, to Jimmy Biela, the son of James and Karen Biela of Poth. Diana is the granddaughter of Dorothy McConnell of San Antonio. Jimmy is the grandson of Lucy Felux of Poth and Cecelia Biela of San Antonio. The bride-to-be is pursuing […]

Junior angler clinics continue

Fishing fun at Braunig LakeThe Junior Angler Fishing Clinics continue to be held at Braunig Lake. The clinics, hosted by the San Antonio River Authority (SARA), are open to children from 6 to 15 years of age and will continue throughout the month of June. Keith Kubena, parks specialist supervisor with SARA, indicated that this is the third year the […]

Gutz receives award

SAN ANTONIO — Catholic Life Insurance is pleased to announce that Joshua Gutz of La Vernia was one of 25 graduating high school senior students selected to receive Catholic Life’s All-American Scholar Award. The program offsets tuition costs for Catholic Life members attending any accredited college or university and recognizes students whose community service, leadership skills, and academic achievement set […]

Dry conditions continue despite rains

The countryside has greened up since the spotty rainfall in Wilson County two weeks ago with different areas reporting from zero to 3 inches, but the underlying soil is still dry and the drought is far from over. Ranchers, farmers, and their suppliers all report bad news and losses as a consequence, although each story is different. Sales are slow […]

Pfeil, Anders to wed in July 22 wedding

Kent and Brenda Pfeil of Floresville, Texas, announce the engagement of their daughter, Crystal Renee, to Shane Everett Anders, the son of Shirley and Doug Hester of Seguin and Charles Anders of San Antonio. Crystal is the granddaughter of Emil Baumann and the late Wendelin Baumann of Floresville, and Jimmy and Mae Jeanette Dickey of Floresville, and the late John […]

Mays, Coronado plan Lake Tahoe wedding

Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Mays of Adkins, Texas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Latosha Michelle, to Richard Francisco Coronado, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Coronado of Poteet. Latosha is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Meyer of San Antonio and Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Mays of Adkins. Richard is the grandson of Tomasa […]

Flag tips, recipes, and more

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Elizabeth Muehl Rakowitz

1938-2006 Elizabeth Muehl Rakowitz, 67, of Adkins, Texas, passed away Thursday, June 15, 2006. She was born in Guadalupe County on Sept. 28, 1938. Her parents, Arno F. and Maletta Englehardt Muehl, preceded Elizabeth in death. Also preceding her were her husband, August “Gus” Rakowitz, and a son, David Allen Rakowitz. Surviving Elizabeth are her children, Michael Rakowitz, Linda Strunk-Kelley, […]

Thomas Casias

1918-2006Thomas Casias, born April 15, 1918, went to be with the Lord on Monday, June 12, 2006, at the age of 88. He was a native and lifetime resident of Elmendorf, a lifetime member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, and a member of the St. Vincent De Paul Society. Thomas served in the U.S. Army during World War II and […]

Paintball, anyone?

Have you ever thought of playing paintball? Imagine having the opportunity to shoot a marble-sized ball of paint, which is moving at 280 feet per second, straight toward your friends and family. If that sounds like fun to you, perhaps you should give paintball a try. Keep in mind, though, they are shooting back. People of all ages are finding […]