Times change for Goober Games

(Web posted 10/9/06) Officials with the Peanut Festival Association have announced that in case of rain on Tuesday, Oct. 10, the Goober Games will be canceled, and not moved to the Wilson County Show Barn, as previously reported. The games will be held from 5-7 p.m., a change from the usual schedule.

Local detective agency’s private eyes will watch for you

Mary Ann Ezzell and Chad Clark have recently established CMA Investigations, Wilson County’s only private detective agency. The two have more than 20 years of combined experience in the criminal justice and private investigation fields. Their investigations are geared to meet the needs of rural citizens, employers, and attorneys. Both pursue detective work part-time, outside their full-time careers. “I’ve always […]

Crisp Realty opens Sendera Crossing

The natural rustic setting of Sendera Crossing was the site of a grand opening Sept. 30 celebrated by Kathy Crisp-Kosub of Crisp Realty in La Vernia, her husband, Edmund Kosub, and her brother, John W. Hemby. The subdivision offers 80 home sites divided into one-to-three-acre tracts off F.M. 539, two miles north of U.S. 87 in Sutherland Springs. The sites […]

Warm Springs honors Dugi

Francine Dugi is the Rehabilitation Therapist of the Year at the Floresville Warm Springs Rehabilitation clinic. She will now compete with other similarly awarded employees within the Warm Springs system. Dugi will be honored at the Awards of Excellence Banquet in November. Dugi’s award came with the celebration and observation of National Rehabilitation Aware-ness during the month of September to […]

Crouch, Drzymala to wed in Kosciusko

Lee Ann Crouch and Nathan Drzymala are excited to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Lee Ann is the daughter of Kathy Voelkel of Stockdale, Texas, and the late Jerry Crouch. She is the granddaughter of the late Patsy Garner, the late Ralph McGrew, and the late Calvin and Eloise Crouch. Nathan is the son of Norbert and Diana Drzymala […]

Couple to celebrate 60 years of marriage

Joe and Marguerite Gay of La Vernia, Texas, will celebrate 60 years of marriage on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2006. Joe and Marguerite were high school sweethearts. They married on Oct. 7, 1946, in St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Texas City, with Father William Roach as celebrant. The Gays had three children, Joey Gay, Leslie Gay, and Ann Gay Rowell. They […]

Fluitt, Hartmann plan November ceremony

Earl and Gwen Fluitt of Erie, Colo., announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kristi, to Bryan Hartmann, the son of Allen and Joan Hartmann of Floresville. Kristi is the granddaughter of Jacqueline Sevier of San Antonio and the late John Sevier, and William E. Fluitt of Poth and the late Helen Fluitt. Bryan is the grandson of […]

2006 Floresville Peanut Festival Court of Nature’s Grandeur

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Lifegate Lady Falcons improve district record

(Web posted 10/3/06) The Lifegate Lady Falcons improved their TAPPS District 5-1A record to 3-0 and overall mark to 8-5 with a three games to none victory over the Crusaders from San Antonio Atonement Academy. The Crusaders took an early 12-7 lead in the first-ever meeting between the two schools before a Lifegate rally and a 25-16 victory, capped by […]

Movie on Trans-Texas Corridor can be viewed in La Vernia

(Web posted 10/4/06) A two-hour documentary movie about the Trans-Texas Corridor, titled “Truth Be Tolled,” will be shown Tuesday, Oct. 10, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the La Vernia Primary School Cafeteria. Admission is free. The movie was created by William Molina, a filmmaker who has done work for the Discovery Channel; he lives in San Antonio. He used his own […]