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Thursday, May 8, 2014 • Posted May 8, 2014
KERRVILLE, Texas - - - The Kerrville Folk Festival 2014 opens on May 22 with a stellar rockin’ lineup. First up at 7PM to begin this 18 day songwriters event is Steve Poltz one of the most entertaining individualistic artists to hit the scene in many years. He is followed by Parker Millsap from the Okemah Oklahoma area (think Woody Guthrie and Grammy nominated John Fullbright).
Thursday, May 8, 2014 • Posted May 8, 2014 • Photos
Thursday, May 8, 2014 • Posted May 8, 2014 • Photos
LUBBOCK—Get ready for pressure. Get ready to dig deep. Don’t underestimate your foe. You’ve had tougher challenges. The State Track & Field Championships are May 9-10 in Austin. And the athletes will have formidable foes there, too. Wait a minute. You think I was first talking about competing on the track and in the rings at Mike Myers Stadium?
Thursday, May 8, 2014 • Posted May 8, 2014 • Photos
Thursday, May 8, 2014 • Posted May 8, 2014 • Photos
Pastor Rafael Cruz, father of Senator Ted Cruz, is speaking at the Kingsland Community Center on Thursday, May 15th at noon. Where do we go if we lose our freedom here? Pastor Rafael Cruz speaks from the heart. Rafael is a powerful example of the American Dream. Born in Cuba, Rafael lived and suffered under a cruel, oppressive dictator.
Thursday, May 8, 2014 • Posted May 8, 2014
When you start going to football games in 1950, by the time 2014 appears, you sort of feel like you’ve seen it all: from two-and-a-half hour games ending 12-7—and the only replays being “two bits, four bits, six bits…”—to Texas A&M and Texas hosting Vanderbilt and BYU, but not each other. That was until I learned of Pro Day.
Thursday, May 8, 2014 • Posted May 8, 2014
A few days ago, we observed May Day, a celebration of spring. And, after a long and hard winter in many parts of the country, most of us are ready for sunshine, warmer temperatures and the hopefulness that spring always symbolizes. But as winter gives way to spring, we are also reminded that our lives have “seasons,” too — and it pays to be prepared for all of them.
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Diane Menefee Oatman of Llano, TX, 61 passed away May 1, 2014. She was born in Ranger, TX on February 27, 1953 to Gene & Betty Menefee. She graduated from Monterey High School in Lubbock, TX in 1971 and received a BA in Home & Family Living from Texas Tech University in 1975.
Thursday, May 8, 2014 • Posted May 8, 2014
David (Dave) H. Comann of Horseshoe Bay, TX died April 26, 2014, at the age of 88. He was born in St. Louis County, Missouri on August 17, 1925. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Nadeen (Dean), Horseshoe Bay, TX, daughter Michele (Shelley) Onnen, Whitney, TX, son-in-law Robert Smith, Ankeny, IA, three grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, brother Kent Comann, Westminister, CO, sister-in-law Beverly Englund, and five nephews.
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Joyce Lyvonne James, 84, of Sunrise Beach Village, Texas passed away on May 1, 2014. She was born to Walter and Maria (Sims) Badgett on December19, 1929 in Houston, Texas. Joyce was an EMT for the Sunrise Beach Volunteer Fire Department and one of the inaugural First Reponders, founder of “Wish Upon a Star” Foundation which was a non-profit that was a second hand store in Medina, Texas that served the needs of families at Christmastime.
Thursday, May 8, 2014 • Posted May 8, 2014 • Photos
Andy Joe Gonzales of Kingsland, Texas passed away on Friday, May 2, 2014 at the age of 39. He was born on October 27, 1974 in Mason, Texas to Frank and Patsy (Herrera) Gonzales. Andy was a lifetime resident of Llano County. He was a general laborer in the masonry industry.
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Longtime Dallas and Horseshoe Bay resident, Thelma Thompson , 98 , passed away May 4th in Llano, Texas. She was born to F.B and Elizabeth (Knight)Means, on May 3, 1916 in Dallas, Texas. Thelma married James E. Thompson on June 10, 1939 in Dallas. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Llano.
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Barbara Tripp Williams, age 99, passed away April 25 peacefully in her home in Horseshoe Bay, Texas. In the two weeks preceding her death Barbara was visited by her entire family: daughter Sabra and husband Jim McNabb, son and daughter-in-law Rick and Carol Williams, five grandchildren and their spouses and five great grandons. Barbara was born in Presque Isle, Maine and is predeceased by her parents the Reverend James Woodbury and Jessie Lillis Tripp, Barbara’s husband Ralph C.
Thursday, May 8, 2014 • Posted May 8, 2014 • Photos
Local residents Terry and Marty Johnson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary last Friday at, of all places, Wrigley Field in Chicago. The Johnsons are avid fans of the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team that happened to play the Chicago Cubs this past weekend in a three-game series. Wanting to do something special for their golden anniversary, the Johnsons planned a five-day adventure to the “Windy City” that included attending a Diana Ross concert at the Chicago Theater, a performanc ...
Thursday, May 8, 2014 • Posted May 8, 2014
No more shimmying up a rope tied to the saddle horn. No more trying to lead a wary and wise horse next to a fence so I could get on. She was just my size and Fancy was her name. Love at first sight? Yes, ma’am. She was fuzzy and sweet natured and would be my playmate for many years. One of my best friends growing up was just here with her husband for the Stampede golf tournament.