2011-12-07

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San Antonio Fugitive Caught in Houston



SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Paul Coe White, 26, of San Antonio was arrested by U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Task Force, in Houston, Texas. White was wanted by the San Antonio Police Department for Robbery, Narcotics and Evading Arrest. The U.S. Marshals Lone Star Fugitive Task Force in San Antonio had been investigating the whereabouts of White for the […]

Recall petition seeks to oust Floresville mayor, entire council




FLORESVILLE — An effort to recall Floresville Mayor Daniel Tejada and councilmen Jesse Christopher Flores, Mario Morones, Sherry Martinez Castillo, John W. Guerrero, and Johnnie R. Gomez officially has begun, as a recall petition hit the streets Dec. 5. This petition, organized by Floresville businessman Jim Miller and others, alleges “specific acts and omissions while in office,” specifically, the approval […]

Texas Comptroller’s Office Schedules Webinars on the New Ag and Timber Exemption Requirements



Beginning Jan. 1, 2012, a new law requires that a person must have a state Ag/Timber tax exemption number or pay the sales tax on purchases of certain types of items used in the production of agriculture and timber products. To assist producers and retailers, the Comptroller’s office is offering webinars that will provide an overview of the new Ag […]

Veterans Memorial Project



A memorial to honor all veterans from the Falls City area is to be placed at the flagpole in the Falls City Memorial Park. There is an active request for donations for the basic memorial as well as names to be placed on the stone. The memorial will be granite with the names in one-inch letters. The goal is to […]

Rev. Norma Valadez Ramirez



1946-2011 Rev. Norma Valadez Ramirez, a lifelong resident of Poth, Texas, passed peacefully away Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011, at 12:21 a.m. in her residence in Poth at the age of 65 years, 2 months, and 15 days, after a valiant battle with cancer. Norma was born Sept. 15, 1946, in Poth, the oldest child of Flora Valadez and Antonio R. […]

Kimberly Catherine Slover-Carver



Kimberly Catherine Slover-Carver, 51, of New Braunfels, Texas, and formerly of La Vernia, passed away Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011. She was preceded in death by her mother, Wanda Gordon Slover, and her first husband, Ross Neighbors Scull. Kimberly is survived by her husband, Robert Frank Carver; her son, John Ross Scull; her daughters, Leona Scull-Hons and Aresa Wileman-Johnson; her father, […]

Walter D. Vines



Walter D. Vines, 78, of La Vernia, Texas, passed away Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011. Walter is survived by his wife, Evelyn A. Vines of La Vernia; his daughters, Terri Cannady and Bob Brown of Schertz, Marguerite Hicks of Universal City, and Lynnette Wasson and husband Julian of New Braunfels; his son, Fred Taylor of Post; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; his […]

Ralph Martinez Valdez Sr.



1958-2011 Ralph Martinez Valdez Jr. passed away on Monday, Nov. 28, 2011, in Austin, Texas, at the age of 53 years, 2 months, and 9 days. He was born on Sept. 19, 1958, in Rosebud to Mary Lou Martinez and Oscar Valdez. He is survived by his mother, Mary Lou Martinez of Austin; his father, Oscar Valdez of Elsa; his […]

Louise Marie Lanning



1922-2011 Louise Marie Lanning passed away Monday, Nov. 28, 2011, in Floresville, Texas, at the age of 88 years, 11 months, and 22 days. She was born Dec. 6, 1922, in Gilmer to Joseph Robert and Sudie Madora Eddins. Louise was a resident of Floresville for a short time and a former resident of Universal City. She was preceded in […]

Patrick W. Malik



1958-2011 Patrick W. Malik, 52, passed away Friday, Dec. 2, 2011, in Seguin, Texas. He was born on Dec. 8, 1958, in Corpus Christi, the son of August and Celeste “Sally” (Pieprzyca) Malik. Patrick worked for the Union Pacific Corp. as an accounting auditor. He was preceded in death by his parents. Patrick is survived by his brother, James Dennis […]