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Weekend of big events set in Gonzales, Luling, Hallettsville
Whether you’re a connoisseur of fine frontier cuisine, love the sound of a well-played violin or you’re just into playing with rubber ducks — your weekend is here. A trio of annual events will fish lunch and rubber duck race in Luling, and the 43rd annual Fiddlers Frolics in Hallettsville. DUTCH OVEN COOKOFF Action gets underway in the annual Pioneer Village Dutch Oven Cookoff and Race at 8 a.m. Saturday. Admission is free.
This year’s event will feature a race, as well as authentic recreation frontier gunfights, saloon girls and Western cooking camps. After the food is judged you’ll get to taste all of the delicious dishes. Just go back in time or enter the cooking contest and see how your WEEKEND, Page A3
Bomb scare proves false
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Officers with the San Antonio bomb disposal unit maneuver a remote device into place (top) around a suspicious canister in the 600 block of Hopkins St. in Gonzales April 18 after a report was received a juvenile may have constructed an explosive device. The unit then detonated a small charge on the canister, and it was later pronounced to be “not an explosive device.” A bomb-sniffing dog unit (bottom photo) swept the scene before the all-clear was sounded. (Photos by Dave Mundy)
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of Hopkins St. at around 2 p.m. Thursday. Upon arrival at the scene with backup units, West noticed a suspicious looking device on the porch of the home which appeared to be a soda-cansized item which had been painted over. The teenager had also indicated there were as many as 10 other such devices in a shed behind the house, Taylor said. The canister, which Taylor said was about the size of a soda can, had been painted black and appeared to have a wire coming out of it but was later determined to contain only paint thinner. He said as a precaution, the police immediately pulled back from the scene and evacuated residents in a two-block area around SCARE, Page A2
A 16-year-old Gonzales boy was ordered committed to a San Antonio juvenile facility for evaluation after local authorities responded to a report of a possible bomb at his Hopkins St. home Thursday afternoon. The San Antonio bomb disposal unit, along with agents from the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, were called to the scene after being alerted by Gonzales Police. A suspicious cannister was remotely detonated, but Gonzales Police Capt. Alan Taylor said Friday morning the device was definitely not a bomb. Taylor said police Lt. West had received information from a juvenile counslor about a possible bomb at a house in the 600 block
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Autopsy ordered in drowning of Yoakum man
5 a.m. Friday morning by searchers after he went missing around 3 a.m. while attempting to swim across the Guadalupe River. He was pronounced dead at the scene by Justice of the Peace A 22-year-old Yoakum man drowned in an early-morning accident Friday while hunting feral hogs. The body of Tyler Addison Pate, 22, of Yoakum, was located around Precinct 1 Deidra D. Voigt, who ordered an autopsy pending completion of an investigation by the Gonzales County Sheriff ’s Department. Sheriff Glen Sachleteben said the victim was with friends hunting feral hogs off County Road 345,
about 10 miles southeast of Gonzales, when he apparently attempted to swim the Guadalupe River just above the confluence with Peach Creek. Indications were that Pate was trying to catch up with his hunting dogs which had crossed the river.
Robber draws life sentence
By CEDRIC IGLEHART
A Gonzales man convicted of robbery was sentenced to life in prison by the 2nd 25th District Court last Friday afternoon in Gonzales. Johnny Ray Johnson, 58, was given his sentence by Judge W.C. Kirkendall, concluding the case after Johnson was found guilty at a jury trial on March 12. A pre-sentencing investigation was ordered at that time for the judge to consider before determining Johnson’s fate. Johnson has four pri-
or felony convictions on charges of burglary (1975), burglary of a habitation (1979), aggravated robbery (1982) and burglary of a habitation (1988). Those charges resulted in sentences totaling 81 years in prison. Johnson was on parole for the 1988 conviction where he was sentenced to 60 years, of which he served 20. Johnson was accused of taking the cash register from D&D Liquor Store last January. He was originally charged with aggraCOURT, Page A2
Authorities tended to man who was knocked off his bicycle during an accident with a van Monday afternoon. Sergio Enriquez, 41 of Gonzales, collided with the passing vehicle on St. Lawrence at approximately 1 p.m. He was thrown from his bike and was treated at Gonzales Memorial Hospital for a laceration on his face. No citations were reported in connection with this incident as of press time. (Photo by Cedric Iglehart)
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SMILEY — Financial issues and improvement projects for the Stella Ellis Hart Public Library in Smiley were the focal points of the April 18 regular meeting of the Smiley City Council. Kathryn Garrett, president of the Hart Library board, was in attendance at the meeting to personally thank and express gratitude to the city leadership for its ongoing financial support for the library. “The bills that the city is now paying for the library has enabled them to spend grant and donation monies on repairing the building, increasing their book collection, and holding a few more community activi-
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ties,” explained City Secretary Eloise Estes. The council approved a parking lot expansion project for the library so that visitors can have better and safer entry and exit with vehicles. The parking lot will be built at the back of the library so that library visitors will not have to back out into the traffic on FM 78 when leaving the library, according to city officials. In other matters, the council discussed how the city will be accepting bids for a Chevrolet Dually 454, with a four-speed transmission. Bids are also being accepted on a 14-foot gooseneck trailer with a 1,200 gallon water tank. Interested persons can bid by mail or in person at Smiley City Hall.
Pct.4 annex gets county attention
By CEDRIC IGLEHART
Gonzales County Paramedic Damon Curry, Gonzales County EMT Dawn Curry, and Schertz EMS student Dylan Robinson (a 2012 Nixon-Smiley graduate) spoke with Nixon-Smiley third grade students about the importance of reading, writing, and math in their own jobs. They also shared with the students how becoming a rescue worker/first responder (like police, firefighters, and EMS) involves taking classes, studying, and preparing for big tests – just like 3rd graders have prepared for the STAAR test. Nixon-Smiley Elementary thanks Gonzales County EMS! (Courtesy photo)
Hearing set on water district petition
A Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has scheduled a public hearing on the Gonzales County Underground Water Conservation District’s request to expand the scope of its regulatory authority. TCEQ has received a petition from the GCUWCD requesting to expand its authority to manage the YeguaJackson aquifer within its territorial boundaries pursuant to 30 Texas Administrative Code Chapter 293 and the procedural rules of the TCEQ. The petition was approved by the District’s Board of Directors. The District and the TCEQ will host a public meeting to receive comments on the petition to amend the District’s creation order. The meeting will be held at the Gonzales County Courthouse District Courtroom at 414 Saint Joseph Street, Gonzales at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 6. The District was created by order of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission (predecessor agency to the TCEQ) in 1993, in the area delineated as Management Area 3 of the Carrizo-Wilcox aquifer in Gonzales County. The District is currently authorized to manage the Carrizo, Wilcox, Queen City, and Sparta aquifers. The petition seeks to extend the management authority of the District to the Yegua-Jackson aquifer within the District’s boundaries. The aquifers identified include: the Yegua Formation which is part of the upper Claiborne Group and the Jackson Group made up of the Whitsett, Manning, Wellborne, and Caddell formations, all are part of the Eocene-Pliocene Series. Since the surface areas of the two aquifers are contiguous, and sometimes overlap, they were delineated as one aquifer, the Yegua-Jackson. Copies of the petition and supporting information are available for public inspection during regular business hours at the following locations: Nixon City Hall, 100 West 3rd St, in Nixon; Smiley City Hall, 207 US Hwy 87 West, Smiley; Gonzales County Underground Water Conservation District Office, 920 Saint Joseph Street, Room 129, Gonzales; Waelder City Hall, 300 Hwy 90 West, Waelder; Harwood Feed & Farm Supply, Hwy 90, Harwood; and the Delhi Community Center, 6108 SH 304, Rosanky in Caldwell County. Questions regarding this petition may be directed to the District or the Water Availability Division, TCEQ. Please refer to Internal Control # D-02192013-021 when requesting information. The District contact is Greg Senglemann, P.G., General Manager, Gonzales County Underground Water Conservation District, P.O. Box 1919, Gonzales, Texas 78629 or visit its website http://www.gcuwcd.org/ or call830-672-1047· The TCEQ staff contact is C. Leon Byrd, P.G., Senior Staff Geologist, Groundwater Planning and Assessment Team at 512.239.0540 or firstname.lastname@example.org. gov. Persons with disabilities who need special accommodations at the meeting should call the Office of the Chief Clerk at (512) 2393300 or 1-800-RELAY-TX (TDD) at least one week prior to the meeting.
vated robbery and resisting arrest, and was also alleged to have injured the store clerk’s during the commission of the crime. Johnson was given credit for having already served 452 days in the Gonzales County Jail. In other court proceedings: • Enrique Almaguer was sentenced to 30 days in the county jail, placed on 10 years of probation and fined $1,000 for driving while intoxicated (3rd or more). • Gregory Fonseca had his case reset to May 8. Fonseca is charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, one count of bail jumping and one count of failure to appear. • Rashad Rudolph also had his case re-
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set to May 8. Rudolph was one five men arrested in connection with the murders that took place last October at a Gonzales nightclub. Rudolph is charged with three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, one count of tampering with or fabricating physical evidence with intent to impair investigation and one count of capital murder. Frederick Lamon Smith, 39 of Gonzales, died on Oct. 7 after he was struck by gunfire in the 1400 block of Kliene, across the street from The Ebony Club. Taylon Edow Porter, 23 of San Marcos, was also shot and transported to Brackenridge Hospital in Austin, where he eventually succumbed to his injuries. The men were two of four people who were injured during the incident.
Renovations for a county annex was one of the topics of discussion at the Gonzales County Commissioners Court regular meeting on Monday. Justice of the Peace Precinct 4 Darrell Becker asked the court to consider renovating the county annex in Nixon. “There is some maintenance that needs to be done to the building in order to make it a better representation of the county,” he said. Becker went on to say the changes needed are not only aesthetic in nature, but also pertain to better functioning of their courtroom and matters of security. The commissioners approved the changes and set a ceiling of $20,000 for construction cost. In other business, the court: • Received a gift of 400 rounds of 40 caliber ammunition from Eagle Ford RV Park to the County Attorney’s Office for his investigator. • Gave preliminary approval for The Meadows subdivision. The 48-lot housing project is planned on being constructed off Highway 183 near County Road 246. • Approved the deputations of Darrell Hart and Adam Brunkenhoefer Jr.
Policy set on GISD transfers
Parents who live in a district other than the Gonzales ISD who want their children to attend GISD schools in the 2013-14 school year should make their applications for transfer as soon as possible. The deadline for turning in the application at the Superintendent’s office at 926 St. Lawrence is May 3, 2013. In accordance with the Modified Court Order, Civil Action No. 5281, Federal District Court, Eastern District of Texas, Tyler Division, the Gonzales Independence School District will screen all transfer applications and grant approval only within the limits established by the court order.
the house. He said police also informed officials of Gonzales ISD as students were preparing to leave nearby Gonzales Elementary and East Avenue Primary schools. GISD maintenance chief Clarence Opiela, who is also a Gonzales City Councilman, was also on the scene and confirmed the school discharged students according to the district’s emergency procedures. “We made contact with the ATF in San Antonio, and one of their agents arrived on the scene about 4:15 or so,” Taylor said. The bomb disposal unit arrived at 5 p.m. “They evaluated the scene and decided to deal with the device,” Taylor said. “I can tell you that it was not an explosive device.” The bomb disposal team nonetheless deployed a frame-like device which set off a small charge at about 5:15 p.m. Moments later, a bomb-sniffing dog was brought in to check the house, and police cleared the scene at around 5:35 p.m.
“After it was secured, we obtained consent from the child’s mother to enter the property and that (canister) was the only device located,” he said. Taylor said the police took as evidence the remains of the canister, as well as three containers of paint thinner and what appeared to be a drawing of plans for a bomblike device or home-made grenade. The youth was taken into custody by juvenile authorities, Taylor said, and he was informed later in the day that County Judge David Bird had ordered the youth be committed to a San Antonio facility for evaluation. Taylor said the teenager had apparently located instructions for bomb-making on the Internet, but said he had no information if the information was obtained via access from a school computer. The juvenile faces charges of making a terroristic threat, and Taylor said other charges could arise as the investigation continues.
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This year Pioneer Village will have a “Pioneer Race”. Be the first contestant to reach the cook off. First 50 runners will receive a T-Shirt. This will all take place at the Gonzales Pioneer Living History Center in Gonzales, Texas! Stroll around the 1800s grounds where you can watch blacksmithing at work, soap making butter making and corn shuck dolls. There will also be a quilt show in the Hamon Church and if early enough, watch the Dutch oven cook-off conclusion! After the judges have decided the winners, the prizes will be awarded around 1:30 p.m. We will be asking for donations only this year to build a new bridge for the Village. So come on out and spend the day with us. For more information on cooking or visiting, call 830-672-2157 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org www.thepioneervillage.com. ZEDLER MILL CLASSIC Country artist Jeremy Halliburton headlines the entertainment lineup for this year’s Zedler Mill Classic, featuring the 6th annual Rubber Duck Race. There will be five classes in the canoe races, with registration from 8:30-9 a.m. Lunch will be available from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. There will also be a pie contest. Tickets for the catfish lunch are available at the Luling Chamber of Commerce office.
On Friday, entertainment will mix in with the start of the contest at 6 p.m. with an “anything goes” contest. At 7:45 p.m. Kevin Naquinn and The Ossun Playboys — who had last year’s Cajun No.1 CD — take the stage. They’ll be followed at 9 p.m. by the Wade Landry Show, direct from Branson, Mo., one of the funniest and best country, bluegrass and Cajun acts in the business. Cajun food will accompany traditional Texas fare on the menu, with crawfish, seafood gumbo, red beans & rice and more prepared by
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authentic Louisiana Cajun cooks. The fiddling contest gets underway in earnest on Saturday at 9 a.m. with the Gone to Texas contest. Jackpot beans, barbecue and sausage judging starts at 3:30 p.m. Kevin Naquinn and The Ossun Playboys take the stage in the outdoor pavilion from 1-6 p.m. On the main stage, Curtiss Grimes and Brandon Rhyder will headline the show from 8:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Closing out the show will be the Rhythm of the Road Band. Sunday’s events tee off with the Guitar Pickin Contest starting at 9:30 a.m. The Texas Fiddlers Hall of Fame will induct Wade Stockton at 10:30 a.m. The Senior Division finals are set for 11:30 a.m., followed at 1 p.m. by the Texas State Championship Playoff. Barbecue judging will take place from 1-6 p.m., with the Texas Rhythm Band providing the entertainment. There will also be craft, food, refreshment and other booths available, with plenty of parking and even campsites available. For details check out www.fiddlersfrolics.com, call 361-798-2311 or e-mail email@example.com.
Plates includes Catfish, Hushpuppy, Fries, Beans, and Cole Slaw and Tea. Tickets are $7 in advance and $8 on Saturday, with a limited number of plates available. Immediately following the Canoe Classic, there will be an auction and then the Rubber Duck Race. The event wraps up with the Kiwanis Club Scholarship Contest. For registration or more details call 830875-3214 ext. 14 or e-mail ledc@austin. rr.com. FIDDLERS FROLICS The 43rd annual Texas State Championship Fiddle Contest & Songwriter Serenade Contest gets underway Friday at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Hallettsville The event now attracts the world’s best fiddlers and has grown into the world’s largest fiddle-playing contest. A documentary about the Fiddlers Frolics and Texas Style Fiddling which premiered at South by Southwest this year, “The Devil’s Box,” will be available for purchase.
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Jed Eckert: ...Well, who *is* on our side? Col. Andy Tanner: Six hundred million screaming Chinamen. Darryl Bates: Last I heard, there were a billion screaming Chinamen. Col. Andy Tanner: There *were*. — Red Dawn (1984)
Sometimes we wonder: who IS on our side?
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Rahman Ali Alharbi had been previously “flagged” as a potential terrorist, but that Department of Homeland Security head Janet Napolitano had scoffed at that question from a Congressman as “...just not worthy of an answer.” But the federal government isn’t the only entity that isn’t sure whose side it’s on. Shortly after the real terrorists were identified as ethnic Chechens, some of our intellectuallychallenged citizenry began howling that we need to “Bomb Prague.” You know, Prague — capital of the Czech Republic. As opposed to Grozny, capital of the Chechen Republic, the region from which the brothers hail. Modern outcomes-based education at its finest.
Last week’s dramatic events sure put a lot of things in perspective. You have to start wondering who’s on our side. Not long after the bombing at the Boston Marathon, it was widely reported that a “potential suspect” who was injured in the explisions was under police guard in the hospital. As events unfolded, it was revealed he was a Saudi national. Within a couple of hours, key members of the White House staff were contacted by the Saudi ambassador — and the “potential suspect” was quickly and quietly deported. Did the White House cave in to Saudi Arabia and release a terrorist with close ties to the Saudi royal family? You decide. Glenn Beck’s TheBlaze online news journal reported that Abdul
In Texas, meanwhile, the tragic explosion in West was completely overshadowed by events in Boston, although a far greater toll was taken in terms of lives. The major media ran 24-hour coverage of the lockdown in the Boston suburbs and rarely referenced the heroism of rescue workers who sifted through the rubble in West searching for survivors. Texas’ Governor, both of our Senators, several congressmen and other Texas legislators and even a foreign diplomat have been to West to offer what help they could, but it wasn’t until a Democratic fund-raiser had been scheduled nearby that the President decided the site was worth visiting. The Czech ambassador, however, has made a site visit. West is one of those Texas towns with a heavy Czech influence. That means it has a lot of white people in it. Which is what former Grand Prairie middle-school counselor Karon Wright meant when she posted the following on WFAA-TV’s Facebook site: “It’s amazing how the ‘whites’ get angry when Obama speaks. Oh
well....its most of the whites who is getting blown away. So they will soon be wiped from the earth. Lol” She was immediately fired, needless to say. Some advice for Ms. Wright: I’d leave Texas entirely if I were you, ma’am. Most Texans are Texans first, a member of some ethnic subdivision second. And I’d recommend getting out of the education business, especially since you clearly have no grasp of grammar. LOL. Of course, not all Texans are Texans first. Some of them are state legislators, extreme liberals and hungry for power. Thus, when the progressive “Texas Legislative Study Group” released its latest “Texas on the Brink” report ... well, folks, things is bad. Very bad. Especially if you’re not someone who actually works for a living. The report is critical of Texas education, citing figures that Texas ranks 50th out of the states and District of Columbia in high school diploma rates. What the report doesn’t note, of course, is that our education system stinks because of the failed
outcomes-based methodology repackaged and re-implemented over and over again since the 1970s by progressive legislators and administrators. Nor does it mention that the No.1 reason for that low graduation rate is “transient students” — our friendly visitors from south of the Rio Grande who aren’t the least bit interested in obtaining a diploma during their stay. Likewise, the report notes, Texas has the highest proportion of people without health insurance. It’s merely coincidence that few, if any, illegal aliens are worried about obtaining health insurance when they can take care of their common medical needs for free at the emergency room. Horrifyingly, the report notes, Texas releases the most carbon dioxide and hazardous waste of any state. Not that the world’s largest concentration of oil wells, refineries and chemical plants provides jobs for anyone. “Let’s shut them all down so we can all live off government assistance” appears to be what State Rep. Garnet Coleman (DHouston) and his cronies are saying.
Immigration reform has caused a split within the Republican Party and now it is dividing the Tea Party. Last January, U.S. Senator Mike Lee (R-UT), a Tea Party supporter, stopped meeting with the “Gang of 8” because he disagreed with the issue “a pathway to citizenship” or what many believe is amnesty. This past Sunday, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), another Tea Party favorite, spoke on several news talk shows about the immigration reform bill he helped craft. He repeatedly stated that the proposed compromise legislation was not amnesty for the 11 million undocumented illegal aliens. He said it would not be a “reward”, but it will provide them with “a path to achieve citizenship”. The legislation would require undocumented immigrants to pay fines, back taxes, and to pass through a 10-year probationary period, on their “pathway to citizenship”. That sounds like amnesty. Meanwhile back at the ranch in Texas, three groups, VOCES Action, Conservatives in Action, and the San Antonio Tea Party held a panel discussion called “Una Nacion Under God” last weekend (April 6). Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples was also part of the panel discussion. According to an e-mail report by Sonja Harris, panelist Dr. Richard Land agreed that illegal aliens should register and to be law abiding citizens “so in the future they would have an opportunity to become citizens.” Again, that sounds like amnesty. Dr. Land also reportedly said the illegal immigration issue was a “moral” and “cultural” issue. If morals have anything to do with it, it is the morals of those who broke the law. Contrary to Dr. Land’s opinion, illegal immigration is not a moral or cultural issue but a “legal” issue. It is about people who broke the law to enter the country. If morals have anything to do with it, it is about the morals of those who broke the law.
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George Rodriguez is a San Antonio resident. He is the former President of the San Antonio Tea Party, and is now Executive Director of the South Texas Political Alliance.
Another panelist, Ivan Andarza, is reported to have said that he had never heard any immigrant ask him about benefits. He said they always ask where they find work. He also reportedly argued that the Hispanic vote is “up for grabs,” inferring that Hispanics will vote Republican or conservative based on amnesty. I’m not sure which immigrants Andarza has been speaking to, but there are many studies that show illegals use billions of dollars in social benefits. My own personal example and experience happened two months after the death of my mother when a woman asked a family member if she could buy my mother’s social security number. As for amnesty and Hispanic support for the GOP, the two have never been tied to each other. In 1984, Mondale won 61% of the Hispanic vote, while Reagan took 37% in a national landslide victory. But in 1988, two years after Reagan’s amnesty, Dukakis took 69% of the Hispanic to 30% for George H.W. Bush. Amnesty didn’t help the GOP very much then and it won’t in the future. If Ms. Harris’ is report true, and if Tea Party leaders like Senator Rubio are going to compromise on amnesty, then conservatives are in trouble. Unless illegal entry into the U.S. is punished with permanent disqualification from citizenship, illegal immigration will continue. Conservatives and Tea Party supporters should stand firm against amnesty.
The triumphant career and life of Jackie Robinson
Before he triumphed over prejudice, Jackie Robinson triumphed over himself. The signal achievements of the pioneering baseball star, whose story is recounted in the top-grossing biopic “42,” were perseverance and self-control. In the face of hatred from fans and opposing players, he showed no anger. In response to isolation from his teammates, he betrayed no self-pity. He went out every day and swung the bat and ran the bases and fielded his position, and displayed the character that his detractors lacked. “42” is a paean to discipline and to an ethic that has eroded badly in American sporting life, and in our national life in general: “Please, don’t express yourself or feel sorry for yourself, don’t make excuses, don’t worry about what someone else is doing or saying, just go out and do your job.” The first meeting between Robinson and Branch Rickey, when the team honcho broached making him a Brooklyn Dodger, with all the pressure and abuse that would entail, is one of the most mythogenic episodes in baseball history. Rickey shouted insults at Robinson and demanded to know how he would respond to such provocation. Robinson asked if Rickey wanted a player who lacked the guts to fight back. Rickey responded, “I want a ballplayer with guts enough NOT to fight back.” As a young man stationed at Camp Hood in Texas during World War II, he got court-martialed. One day, Lt. Robinson refused to move to the back of the bus when the driver told him to, and exploded in rage when the driver called him “n-----.” He was arrested, but eventually cleared of all charges. Rickey hadn’t sought out a shrinking violet. “He wanted someone big enough and strong enough to intimidate, and someone intelligent enough
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to understand the historic nature of his role,” Jonathan Eig writes in his book “Opening Day: The Story of Jackie Robinson’s First Season.” We never would have heard of Robinson, of course, if he hadn’t been a supremely gifted athlete (Rickey wanted to win the pennant, as well as do right). But baseball history is full of those; it is Robinson’s dignity when confronted with so many indignities that sets him apart. Baseball then had a distinctively Southern flavor that could make even players who were white ethnics feel uncomfortable. A contingent of Robinson’s own teammates wanted to boycott him, and so did rival players. He couldn’t stay in some of the team’s hotels. He got death threats. During all of this, he slumped and thought about quitting, but kept on going, and eventually his talent spoke louder than words. A legendary image -- memorialized in a bronze statue outside the ballpark of the minor-league Brooklyn Cyclones -- is of Kentucky-born Dodgers shortstop Pee Wee Reese draping his arm around Robinson on the field, in a gesture of support and in a rebuke to hostile fans. It may or may not have happened that way. But it’s hard to make a statue to the essence of Robinson’s accomplishment, to the lonely resolve one at-bat and one inning at a time. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review. (c) 2013 by King Features Synd., Inc.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
One conservative rocker who doesn’t pull his punches
This is an edited interview with musician and conservative Alfonzo Rachel heard on the “News from the Camphouse” on KULM 98.3 FM. Brune: Alfonzo is the founder and drummer for the rock band 20 Lb. Sledge, produced under his label, Macho Sauce Productions. He’s also a social /political humorist. His video commentaries entitled “Zonation” are featured on PJTV. com. And he’s the author and narrator of the audio book, Weapons of A.S.S. Destruction. You can find out more at www.alfonzorachel.com. Welcome to the show Al. Alfonzo: Wow, you’re the only radio host that read the title of my book on the air! Brune: Folks know me and I’m well within the FCC rules. That’s not one of the seven dirty words. Would you like to tell us about your book? Alfonzo: It’s got a double or triple entendre going on in the title. The acronym stands for American Socialist States, and it’s also the party symbol that represents the Democrat Party. So when I’m talking about ass destruction I’m talking about a donkey. This book is a book of Christian conservative apologetics. There are ideas that the left have been using against conservatives for 40 plus years. I feel that
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the GOP and conservatives haven’t effectively rebutted these ideas. They claim we’re bigoted, that we’re blind Bible thumpers, and that once upon a time there was a party switch. But what I discuss in my book is helping conservatives tap into a new language to better promote a refreshing perspective on conservatism. The book is published, but the audio unabridged edition is distributed by me through my website. Brune: Well, I appreciate your desire to give conservatives the correct words to use while discussing issues because for some reason we don’t do that well. I believe that most folks on the right assume that society knows the basics of right and wrong. The problem is that liberals don’t recognize those same values. The first attack made by liberals is often against religious be-
liefs, and when they do that they have the freedom to for more revolutions. That tion such as Jesse Jackson, Al the playing field of right go out and pursue happi- gave us some leeway to ex- Sharpton, Jeremy Wright, or vs. wrong is skewed. So, to ness any way they choose. periment. But when people any of the guys that preach have a book help conservaBrune: We’re several want to interpret the con- hate from a pulpit? tives with talking points is hundred years down the stitution to serve selfish Alfonzo: When you’re helpful. One of my main road since the founding arrogance it perverts our trying to relate conservapoints is that our constitu- fathers wrote their docu- republic. tive values it’s better one on tion was written to protect ments. Why are people so Brune: You live in Cali- one. When you’re going up those unalienable rights stupid in understanding fornia where popular issues against the group thing – endowed upon us by our those documents mean- are voted on using Initia- it’s hard to get someone to Creator. It was not written ings? tives. What about that? step away from the herd. to provide entitlement proAlfonzo: I don’t think Alfonzo: Liberals are al- They don’t want to be seen grams. we’re as dumb of a genera- ways saying people’s vote as the sucker or the person Alfonzo: That is the tion as many generations doesn’t count. And in who gave up to “the man”. fundamental difference before us. Obviously the California that’s true. The They’re afraid of being an between what the Republi- feelings of freedom go in people can make a deci- outcast in their commucan Party is founded on as cycles. Where the found- sion based on an Initia- nity. Some people are hardopposed to the Democrat ing fathers were, they must tive – then the liberals get wired liberal and they don’t idea. The Dem idea blurs have come from genera- mad and sue the public. get it. My objective is to the line between protec- tions that were just as dumb They use activist judges to catch those who have not tion and provision. When or selfishly oriented. They get what they want. They gone completely into the we say we’re endowed with had seen tyrannical gov- really don’t care about the abyss because often they the rights of Life, Liberty, ernments and decided they vote. There’s a real problem agree with conservative and the Pursuit of Happi- had to change the cycle. with selfishness and self- perspectives. And unfortuness – the operative word Again, unfortunately Ben- righteousness in Califor- nately racism is a huge part is Pursuit. And that pursuit jamin Franklin was correct nia. But you know – I was of the liberal arsenal. It’s must be pursued by you. in saying, “When people a liberal and if there’s hope their Death Star. They use It’s not provided by the realize that they can vote for a knucklehead like me it to destroy the Republican government. Happiness themselves money, it will there’s hope for anybody. Party and they’re using it to isn’t a government issued be the end of our repubBrune: You once told me destroy America. Obama item. The government’s job lic.” But the founding fa- that you’re method of grow- was elected twice because of is to protect you while you thers put in the provisions ing the conservative move- racism. make your own pursuit. It that we could peaceably ment in the black communiTo Be Continued next also protects you from peo- amend our constitution. ty was by converting people week with Alfonzo Rachel’s ple whose pursuit may be They didn’t want a forced one at a time. How do you take on LBJ’s Great Society at the expense of someone rule or a situation calling compete with the opposi- and racism in America. else, or the forced expense of someone else using the state as leverage. So, unfortunately when people adhere to the Democrat’s version of a free country they’re thinking about the Dear Editor: cal collections. As course replacement, things they can get for free. A Luling ISD administrator stated that lesson-level CSCOPE mathematics is so As opposed to the idea that CSCOPE has no plans for revisiting/revis- bad that repair is out of the question. Coning CSCOPE mathematics lessons in the tinuing lesson-level CSCOPE mathematics way that they plan to revisit social science, is inexcusable. ELAR, and science. This statement was I am deeply concerned, to put it politely. made at the Luling ISD board meeting last If the present version of lesson-level night (April 22). The reason given is that CSCOPE mathematics remains a perthe mathematics TEKS are revised every missable option, then the twisted explanatwo years. tions, vocabulary abuse, basic-skills omisThis statement meshes, unfortunately, sions, inefficient layouts, deleted content, with the absence of mathematics being dis- and gulf between lesson topics and exam cussed at the first public TESCCC meeting, objectives (nightmare!) will continue to when plans for revising the other core-sub- leave Texas students with little chance to ject lessons were announced. succeed in anything after high school. If true, and if this statement had been Why? Why would anyone want Texas accompanied by an announcement that students to get less opportunity than their lesson-level CSCOPE for mathematics was peers in other states, and less than what no longer allowed (state-approved text- their parents were taught? books mandatory), I would be less conWho is minding the store here? cerned. Visits to Austin seem to be called for. CSCOPE mathematics lessons were originally intended to be supplementary, Stan Hartzler not to replace coherent courses with topi- Luling
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Seeing beyond simple physical beauty, as God sees us
Zil Zamora is an FBI trained forensic artist who worked for the San Jose police department from 1995-2011. My husband, in his usual subtle way, asked me to watch a U-Tube commercial entitled ‘Dove Real Beauty Sketches’ which featured this artist. I watched it and the message really hit home. There is a moral in this commercial that we all need to take notice of. The scene opens up in a large studio. The artist is poised on a stool directly in front of his canvas, charcoal pencil in hand. A solid veiled partition separates an empty chair that has been strategically placed on the other side. A series of individuals will take their turn in this chair for their portrait session. The first female subject enters the room from the other side of the partition, sits and is greeted. The dialogue begins. The artist prompts the woman to describe herself. “Tell me about your hair.” She responds. He takes mental note and draws. “Your jaw.” He listens and draws a little more. “What would be your most prominent feature?” A closer likeness appears on the canvas with this description. Once the artist is satisfied with the sketch, the participant is asked to leave the room. Artist and subject never see each other. Another woman is invited into the studio. The process is repeated until all participants have been sketched. At this point the audience is taken back to when the women first arrived. We learn that each woman had been instructed to pick someone from the group to get friendly with, not knowing how this individual would impact their lives later on. You see, after a person was sketched, the individual who they had befriended was invited back
into the studio. Once again the artist begins a conversation, but this time with a little twist. The artist says, “I’m going to ask you some general information about their face.” When this second drawing is completed, each woman takes her turn to view the results and meet the artist; who is standing by both sketches placed side-by-side. It was touching to watch how each woman silently absorbed an unexpected revelation. What had those images suddenly revealed? The self-analysis sketches all depicted sadder, less attractive images because every woman had focused on her ‘perceived’ negative features when describing herself. In contrast, the new-found acquaintance had noticed the person’s most excellent qualities. After a few minutes, the artist asked, “Do you think you are more beautiful than you say?” The answers were always a quite and resigned…yes. One woman remarked… “I should be more grateful of my natural beauty. It impacts the choices we make, the friends we make, the jobs we apply for, how we treat our children. It impacts everything. It couldn’t be more critical to our happiness.” Another said, “We spend a lot of time as women analyzing and fixing the things that aren’t quite right. We should be spending more time appreciating the things we do like.” When Eric noticed my pensive-
ness he walked up behind me and whispered… “If only you could see yourself through my eyes.” That got me thinking even more. Most of us are insecure and unsure of ourselves. We tend to believe the negative things others say about us sooner than believing what God has said about us. Why are we able to see (and secretly envy) the ‘perfection’ of another person’s appearance and completely miss the beauty that we possess? There are beautiful traits in each of us that we can’t see because we are too focused on what we think we don’t have. Do you realize that you possess qualities that someone wishes they had? What a cycle of deception we live in! Women are in constant turmoil about our outward appearance. We tend to forget that true beauty ra-
diates from a tender heart. We are too quick to notice every line in our face, every hair out of place, every ounce added to our hips while ignoring our unloving attitudes. Don’t get me wrong. There is nothing wrong with anyone accentuating their positive features and trying to look their best. But anti-aging remedies, liposuction, plastic surgery, beauty make-overs, fad diets and slenderizing clothes have become obsessions for some of us. Balance-in all things-is the key point here. Besides, how will we reach our individual potentials if we keep trying to mold ourselves into what we think others want us to be? This fear of being rejected and an obsessive need to receive the approval of others is not the path to peace and contentment.
We would all be happier and more fulfilled if we could see ourselves the way God sees us. God sees not as man sees, for man looks at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart.” 1 Samuel 16:7 My prayer is that God give us the ability to see ourselves through God’s perspective. Beautiful (inside and out), and wonderfully made. I pray for the courage to recognize our weaknesses and the inner strength to work on improving them. I also pray that we come to recognize our capabilities and begin to use them as we should. Finally, I pray for a fervent desire to be who God intended us to be. God keep you safe till next time... love, eloise
Land Commissioner to speak to Guadalupe Republican Women
The Guadalupe County Republican Women proudly present Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson at an evening presentation on April 25. The program will begin at 5:30 PM at the Silver Center at 510 E. Court St. in Seguin. Dinner will be available for a $7 reservation and there will be a cash bar at the event. This special program is an incredible opportunity to hear comments regarding state policy including the farming and ranching issues, oil and gas issues state wide and environmental and revenue ramifications on our state. The General Land Office is responsible for beaches, land transfers, the permanent school fund that pays for our state universities and veterans issues in the state. Jerry Patterson serves as the 27th Commissioner of the General Land Office, the oldest, continuous-elected position in Texas history, which was established immediately after the Texas Revolution in 1836. Known for his quick wit, honest answers and a tremendous knowledge of Texas history, Patterson has long been at the forefront of the conservative movement in the Lone Star State. From 1993 through 1999, Patterson served as state senator for District 11.
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LULING – The 86th annual Luling Foundation Field Day will be held May 16, starting in the Luling Foundation Demonstration Barn, 523 South Mulberry Avenue. The field day is free and open to those involved in agriculture and agribusiness, said event coordinators. Event agriculture education activities include tours, speakers, demonstrations and exhibits. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m., followed by a complimentary breakfast, exhibit viewing and welcome. “Anyone attending this field day – owner, operator or land steward — will take
Farm Bureau offers advice on farm bill
A blueprint for a farm bill that offers farmers and ranchers a “safety net” and the certainty they need for financing and planning has been offered to Congress by the American Farm Bureau Federation. “The U.S. House and Senate Agriculture committees are drafting a farm bill in the midst of decreased government funding,” said Charles Rochester, Gonzales County Farm Bureau president. “Farm Bureau’s proposal is financially responsible, provides a measure of equity across crop sectors and helps farmers deal with the weather and market risks.” Key to Farm Bureau’s
away useful information on a variety of topics and subject matter they can apply to their agriculture or agribusiness operation,” said Mike Kuck, the foundation’s farm manager. Event educational opportunities are presented by the foundation, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Oklahoma State University, Texas Farm Bureau, the Texas Animal Health Commission and others. “This event will be a great opportunity for people of all levels of agricultural experience to get information on topics ranging from brush control and range management to laws and regulations to gardening and horticulture,” said Michael Haynes, AgriLife Extension agent for agriculture and
natural resources, Caldwell County. “And hayride tour stops allow attendees to experience the Luling Foundation facilities and see all they have to offer.” Haynes said Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units
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AgriLife Extension rangeland specialist. Another exhibit viewing will take place from 11a.m.noon, followed by scholarship presentations and a free catered barbecue lunch. Afternoon presentations begin at 1 p.m.
Gonzales Library Gathers Friends
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Gonzales Pioneer Living History Center will host a Dutch oven cook-off and “Pioneer Race” on Saturday April 27. This event is free. Visitors will get to sample everything cooked over the fires and watch the race. The public is encouraged to bring their lawn chairs and stay all day. Stroll around 1800’s grounds where you can watch blacksmithing at work, soap making and corn shuck dolls being made. Don’t forget to check out the quilt show in the Hamon Church. For more information call 830-6722157. • “Divas” return to Crystal Theatre Saturday April 27, at 7:30 p.m. Purchase tickets for the show-only and dinner-and-show go to www.gonzalescrystaltheatre.org. • Last week the cleaning of the Old Jail Museum was started, it is being cleaned from the third floor to the first. We found things that have been here since 1975, some went out the door and others were saved and will be used in the new displays. All of this will take some time but in the end the Old Jail will have a new look but still be the Old Jail. • The newest members of the Gonzales Chamber are: Robert Bland Attorney at
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proposal is strengthening crop insurance and offering farmers a choice of program options to complete their “safety net,” Rochester said. And, Farm Bureau’s proposal recognizes the tight budgetary situation our nation faces. “Farmers and ranchers realize they should not expect to receive the same level of government support as they have in the past,” Rochester said. “The Farm Bureau proposal is budget Librarian Becky Villa accepts a check from Shari Librarian Becky Villa accepts a check from Ross Hendershot with Sage Capital Bank. responsible and makes ev- Johnson with GVEC. ery effort to use the limited resources available to provide a meaningful safety net for a broad range of farmers, from row crop to fruit and vegetable growers.”
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Gonzales Livestock Market Report
The Gonzales Livestock Market Report for Saturday, April 20, 2013 had on hand: 645 cattle. Compared to our last sale: Calves and yearlings sold $1-$2 lower. Packer cows sold $1-$2 lower. Stocker-feeder steers: Medium and large frame No. 1: 150-300 lbs., $195-$245; 300-400 lbs, $175-$195; 400-500 lbs, $155-$170; 500600 lbs, $141-$148; 600-700 lbs., $128-$134; 700-800 lbs, $124-$126. Bull yearlings: 700-900 lbs, $91-$105. Stocker-feeder heifers: Medium and large frame No. 1: 150-300 lbs, $170-$210; 300-400 lbs, $160-$165; 400-500 lbs, $145-$150; 500600 lbs., $128-$138; 600-700 lbs., $123-$126. Packers cows: Good lean utility and commercial, $68-$72; Cutters, $74-$82; Canners, $61-$68; Low yielding fat cows, $68-$72. Packer bulls: Yield grade 1 & 2, good heavy bulls; $94-$101; light weights and medium quality bulls, $84-$91. Stocker Cows: $950-$1,100. Pairs: $1,050-$1,450. Thank you for your business!! View our sale live at cattleusa.com. to $154; 600-700 lbs, $105 to $115 to $144; 700800 lbs, $95 to $105 to $117. Slaughter cows: $50 to $85; Slaughter bulls: $78 to 101; Stocker cows: $850 to $1,200; Pairs, $860-$1,110.
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Cuero Livestock Market Report
Cuero Livestock Market Report on April 19, 2013, had 1,123 head. Had 170 cows and 14 bulls. The packer market essentially the same as last week as large numbers of packer cow and bulls continue to come to market as this drought continues. The calf market continues to be steady to weaker $1-$2 on most classes. Thin steers 500700 lbs remain strong as they can go straight to the feedlot and as a result those classes are higher than last week. Little can be done with lighter calves that do not have any grass country to go to or no cheap gain available. New crop calves carrying too much flesh are discounted because of that. Good interest in all classes just at lower levels. Packer Bulls: Hvy. Wts., $88-$95; lower grades, $67-$80. Packer cows: breakers, $65-$72; boning, $74-$80; canners & cutters, $83-$90; light & weak, $50-$66. Palpated, 24 bred cows, $74-$92. Pairs: 15 Pairs, $820-$1,300. Steer calves: under 200 lbs, $156-$172; 200250 lbs, $151-$178; 250-300 lbs, $178-$190; 300-350 lbs, $168-$172; 350-400 lbs, $162$180; 400-450 lbs, $153-$174; 450-500 lbs, $146-$151; 500-550 lbs, $143-$156; 550-600 lbs, $138-$148; 600-700 lbs, $138-$146; 700800 lbs, $126-$128. Bull Calves: under 250 lbs, $152-$184; 250300 lbs, $157-$180; 300-350 lbs, $159-$170; 350-400 lbs, $152-$185; 400-450 lbs, $130$174; 450-500 lbs, $139-$159; 500-550 lbs,
$138-$149; 550-600 lbs, $126-$138; 600-700 lbs, $123-$148. Over 700 lbs. bulls, $112-$121. Heifer Calves: under 200 lbs., $154-$168; 200-250 lbs, $153-$190; 250-300 lbs, $159$192; 300-350 lbs, $158-$186; 350-400 lbs, $144-$165; 400-450 lbs, $140-$173; 450-500 lbs, $143-$162; 500-550 lbs, $132-$145; 550600 lbs, $126-$149; 600-700 lbs., $121-$150; over 700 lbs, $94-$110.
Hallettsville Livestock Commission Report
The Hallettsville Livestock Commission Co., Inc. had on hand on April 16, 2013, 718; week ago, 1,017; year ago, 1,126. The market was lower this week. Better quality classes of calves sold mostly $5 to $8 lower. Calves carrying a little more flesh each week. Severe losses in the feed lot sector and dry conditions in the grazing areas hurting demand. Packer cows and bulls sold $1 to $2 lower on approx. 130 hd. total. Packer Cows: higher dressing utility & cutter cows, $73-$88; lower dressing utility & cutter cows, $62-$73; light weight canner cows, $50-$62. Packer Bulls: heavyweight bulls, $98$100.50; utility & cutter bulls, $90-$98; lightweight canner bulls, $78-$89. Stocker and Feeder Calves and Yearlings: Steer & Bull Calves: under 200; None; 200-300 lbs, $182-$215; 300-400 lbs, $163-$182; 400500 lbs, $158-$173; 500-600 lbs, $134-$163; 600-700 lbs, $126-$143; 700-800 lbs, $120$129. Heifer Calves: under 200 lbs, None; 200300 lbs, $168-$205; 300-400 lbs, $154-$178; 400-500 lbs, $136-$158; 500-600 lbs, $122$143; 600-700 lbs, $115-$124; 700-800 lbs, $108-$118. If we can help with marketing your livestock, please call 361-798-4336.
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Eagle Ford production hits new record level
Eagle Ford crude oil production surpassed 500,000 b/d in February 2013. Initial reports from the Texas Railroad Commission peg production at ~470,000 b/d and a normal revision next month should put production near 520,000 b/d. That represents growth of approximately 100% over February 2012 production levels of ~270,000 b/d. For reference, January 2013 production was revised up by almost 90,000 b/d in just one month, but normal revisions range from 40,000-60,000 b/d. On the other end of the spectrum, natural gas production held virtually flat compared to a year ago at ~1.8 Bcf/d. A little more than 7 million b/d is produced across all of the US, so the Eagle Ford accounted for more than 7% of US supply in February. Remember, liquids reported by the TX RRC are measured at the wellhead. Additional condensate and natural gas liquids will be gathered further downstream in separators and processing plants. Industry analyst estimate the Eagle Ford is producing more than 800,000 b/d of crude oil, condensate, and NGLs. The Eagle Ford Shale drilling rig count increased seven rigs to 247 running this past week. That’s a welcome increase after settling near 240 rigs for the past two months. The week was highlighted by several big announcements. Forest Oil is selling acreage for expertise and capital from Schlumberger. The deal also increases Forest’s Eagle Ford production expectations in 2014. Halcon has expanded Eagle Ford development into Brazos County and there were three midstream announcements worth well over $1 billion.
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sources O and G Co. LP Lease Name: G Klein Unit A Well No.: 3 Field Name: Eagleville (Eagle Ford-2) Total Depth: 17,500 feet Direction and Miles: 3.3 miles SE. of Ecleto Survey Name: A.J. Harris, A-220 Acres: 320 API No.: 42-123-33128 Classification: Fld. Dev. and Horizontal Operator: Burlington Resources O and G Co. LP Lease Name: G Klein Unit A Well No.: 6 Field Name: Eagleville (Eagle Ford-2) Total Depth: 17,500 feet Direction and Miles: 4.3 miles SE. of Ecleto Survey Name: C. Gaebler, A-606 Acres: 320 API No.: 42-123-33135 Classification: Fld. Dev. and Horizontal Operator: Petrohawk Operating Company Lease Name: Heibel A Well No.: 8H Field Name: Eagleville (Eagle Ford-2) Total Depth: 14,000 feet Direction and Miles: 8.76 miles NE. of Westhoff Survey Name: G. Fulcher, A-21 Acres: 704 API No.: 42-123-33132 Classification: Fld. Dev. and Horizontal Operator: Petrohawk Operating Company Lease Name: Heibel A Well No.: 2H Field Name: Eagleville (Eagle Ford-2) Total Depth: 14,000 feet Direction and Miles: 8.76 miles NE. of Westhoff Survey Name: G. Fulcher, A-21 Acres: 704 Gonzales County API No.: 42-177-32944 Classification: Fld. Dev. and Horizontal Operator: Hunt Oil Company Lease Name: Willie-John Chenault Well No.: 2H Field Name: Eagleville (Eagle Ford-1) Total Depth: 18,000 feet Direction and Miles: 9.2 miles E. of Gonzales Survey Name: W.B. Lockhart, A-40 Acres: 600 API No.: 42-177-32946 Classification: Fld. Dev. and Horizontal Operator: Hunt Oil Company Lease Name: JP Ranch F Well No.: 3H Field Name: Eagleville (Eagle Ford-1) Total Depth: 18,000 feet Direction and Miles: 8 miles SE. of Gonzales Survey Name: F. Taylor, A-71 Acres: 400 API No.: 42-177-32939 Classification: Fld. Dev. and Horizontal Operator: Marathon Oil EF Lease Name: Drake-Borchers Unit Well No.: 3H Field Name: Eagleville (Eagle Ford-1) Total Depth: 17,200 feet Direction and Miles: 13.7 miles SE. of Gonzales Survey Name: B. Fulcher, A-21 Acres: 507.35 API No.: 42-177-32947 Classification: Fld. Dev. and Horizontal Operator: Marathon Oil EF Lease Name: Drake-Borchers Unit Well No.: 2H Field Name: Eagleville (Eagle Ford-1) Total Depth: 17,200 feet Direction and Miles: 13.7 miles SE. of Gonzales Survey Name: B. Fulcher, A-21 Acres: 507.35 API No.: 42-177-32945 Classification: Fld. Dev. and Horizontal Operator: Hunt Oil Company Lease Name: Dorothy Springs Well No.: 2H Field Name: Eagleville (Eagle Ford-1) Total Depth: 18,000 feet Direction and Miles: 8 miles SE. of Gonzales Survey Name: F. Taylor, A-71 Acres: 400 Recent oil and gas completions according to reports from the Texas Railroad Commission DeWitt County API No.: 42-123-32917 Classification: Fld. Dev. and Horizontal Operator: Burlington Resources O and G Co. LP Lease Name: R Borchardt Unit A Well No.: 2 Field Name: DeWitt (Eagle Ford Shale) Survey Name: H.P. Cook, A-120 Direction and Miles: 12.9 miles NW. of Cuero Oil: 714 MCF: 2,231 Choke Size: 14/64 of an inch Tubing Pressure: 7,177 Shut In Well Pressure: 7,938 Total Depth: 18,685 feet Perforations: 13,389-18,469 feet API No.: 42-123-32554 Classification: Fld. Dev. and Horizontal Operator: Zaza Energy Lease Name: Boening Unit Well No.: A 1H Field Name: Eagleville (Eagle Ford-2) Survey Name: T.J. Adams, A-55 Direction and Miles: 4.5 miles NW. of Yoakum Oil: 264 MCF: 2,434 Choke Size: 18/64 of an inch Tubing Pressure: 3,827 Shut In Well Pressure: 5,065 Total Depth: 18,800 feet Perforations: 13,520-18,622 feet Gonzales County API No.: 42-177-32318 Classification: Fld. Dev. and Horizontal Operator: EOG Resources Inc. Lease Name: CME Unit Well No.: 2H Field Name: Eagleville (Eagle Ford-1) Survey Name: W.A. Hall, A-277 Direction and Miles: 1.5 miles N. of Sample Oil: 1,209 MCF: 572 Choke Size: 32/64 of an inch Flowing: Yes Tubing Pressure: 882 Total Depth: 15,210 feet Plug Back Depth: 15,127 feet Perforations: 9,930-15,117 feet API No.: 42-177-32813 Classification: Fld. Dev. and Horizontal Operator: EOG Resources Inc. Lease Name: Lefevre Unit Well No.: 2H Field Name: Eagleville (Eagle Ford-1) Survey Name: J.D. Clements, A-9 Direction and Miles: 1 mile E of Glaze City Oil: 3,179 MCF: 4,208 Choke Size: 30/64 of an inch Flowing: Yes Tubing Pressure: 3,209 Total Depth: 16,192 feet Plug Back Depth: 16,110 feet Perforations: feet 12,167-16,102 API No.: 42-177-32807 Classification: Fld. Dev. and Horizontal Operator: EOG Resources Inc. Lease Name: Lefevre Unit Well No.: 1H Field Name: Eagleville (Eagle Ford-1) Survey Name: J.D. Clements, A-9 Direction and Miles: 1 mile E. of Glaze City Oil: 3,195 MCF: 3,404 Choke Size: 30/64 of an inch Flowing: Yes Tubing Pressure: 2,556 Total Depth: 15,124 feet Plug Back Depth: 15,041 feet Perforations: 11,958-15,036 feet API No.: 42-177-32706 Classification: Fld. Dev. and Horizontal Operator: EOG Resources Inc. Lease Name: Henkhaus Unit Well No.: 15H Field Name: Eagleville (Eagle Ford-1) Survey Name: R.H. Wynn, A-474 Direction and Miles: 12.9 miles SE. of Cost Oil: 761 MCF: 1,085 Choke Size: 26/64 of an inch Flowing: Yes Tubing Pressure: 361 Total Depth: 14,778 feet Plug Back Depth: 14,695 feet Perforations: 11,677-14,690 feet API No.: 42-177-32728 Classification: Fld. Dev. and Horizontal Operator: Hunt Oil Company Lease Name: JP Ranch F Well No.: 2H Field Name: Eagleville (Eagle Ford-1) Survey Name: F. Taylor, A-71 Direction and Miles: 8 miles SE. of Gonzales Oil: 534 MCF: 108 Choke Size: 14/64 of an inch Flowing: Yes Tubing Pressure: 1,530 Total Depth: 16,172 feet Plug Back Depth: 15,966 feet Perforations: 10,102-15,917 feet API No.: 42-177-32678 Classification: Fld. Dev. and Horizontal Operator: Hunt Oil Company Lease Name: JP Ranch F Well No.: 1H Field Name: Eagleville (Eagle Ford-1)
Recent well location reports from the Texas Railroad Commission DeWitt County API No.: 42-123-33129 Classification: Fld. Dev. and Horizontal Operator: Burlington Resources O and G Co. LP Lease Name: G Klein Unit A Well No.: 8 Field Name: Eagleville (Eagle Ford-2) Total Depth: 17,500 feet Direction and Miles: 4.3 miles SE. of Ecleto Survey Name: C. Gaebler, A-606 Acres: 320 API No.: 42-123-33131 Classification: Fld. Dev. and Horizontal Operator: Burlington Resources O and G Co. LP Lease Name: G Klein Unit A Well No.: 7 Field Name: Eagleville (Eagle Ford-2) Total Depth: 17,500 feet Direction and Miles: 3.3 miles SE. of Ecleto Survey Name: A.J. Harris, A-220 Acres: 320 API No.: 42-123-33130 Classification: Fld. Dev. and Horizontal Operator: Burlington Resources O and G Co. LP Lease Name: G Klein Unit A Well No.: 5 Field Name: Eagleville (Eagle Ford-2) Total Depth: 17,500 feet Direction and Miles: 3.3 miles SE. of Ecleto Survey Name: A.J. Harris, A-220 Acres: 320 API No.: 42-123-33126 Classification: Fld. Dev. and Horizontal Operator: Burlington Resources O and G Co. LP Lease Name: G Klein Unit A Well No.: 2 Field Name: Eagleville (Eagle Ford-2) Total Depth: 17,500 feet Direction and Miles: 4.3 miles SE. of Ecleto Survey Name: C. Gaebler, A-606 Acres: 320 API No.: 42-123-33125 Classification: Fld. Dev. and Horizontal Operator: Burlington Re-
Survey Name: F. Taylor, A-71 Direction and Miles: 8 miles SE. of Gonzales Oil: 517 MCF: 256 Choke Size: 20/64 of an inch Flowing: Yes Tubing Pressure: 800 Total Depth: 15,730 feet Plug Back Depth: 15,704 feet Perforations: 9,927-15,704 feet API No.: 42-177-32704 Classification: Fld. Dev. and Horizontal Operator: Hunt Oil Company Lease Name: Dorothy Springs Well No.: 1H Field Name: Eagleville (Eagle Ford-1) Survey Name: F. Taylor, A-71 Direction and Miles: 8 miles SE. of Gonzales Oil: 587 MCF: 202 Choke Size: 22/64 of an inch Flowing: Yes Tubing Pressure: 600 Total Depth: 16,183 feet Plug Back Depth: 16,164 feet Perforations: 10,092-16,109 feet API No.: 42-177-32803 Classification: Fld. Dev. and Horizontal Operator: Marathon Oil EF Lease Name: Brown Investments Well No.: 3H Field Name: Eagleville (Eagle Ford-1) Survey Name: J.D. Clements, A-9 Direction and Miles: 11.23 miles S. of Gonzales Oil: 747 MCF: 614 Choke Size: 16/64 of an inch Flowing: Yes Tubing Pressure: 3,030 Total Depth: 18,754 feet Perforations: 11,716-18,372 feet Lavaca County API No.: 42-285-32260 Classification: Fld. Dev. Operator: Inland Ocean Inc. Lease Name: Julius Technik Well No.: 4 Field Name: Hallettsville (8,750) Survey Name: J. Campbell, A-6 Direction and Miles: 3 miles N. of Hallettsville Oil: 0 MCF: 734 Choke Size: 12/64 of an inch Tubing Pressure: 1,000 Shut In Well Pressure: 1,800 Total Depth: 10,283 feet Plug Back Depth: 9,420 feet Perforations: 8,645-8,649 feet
Gonzales Odd Fellows Lodge #38, I.O.O.F. current and past Noble Grand Derek Grahmann was chosen as Outstanding Noble Grand for 2012 at the last annual meeting. Lodge Deputy Larry Mercer (left) is shown presenting Grahmann with his awards. (Courtesy photo)
The Gonzales Odd Fellows Lodge #38 I.O.O.F. were visited by Thomas Robak, area representative for Capitol Area Boy Scouts, and Dennis and Jenny Nesser, scout leaders for Boy Scout Troop 262 of Gonzales. They spoke of scouting in the Gonzales area and also the Austin district. We are very blessed in Gonzales for having so many troops and they are increasing in membership. These young men will be leaders in the near future. The Gonzales Odd Fellows Lodge made a donation to Capitol Area Boy Scouts and to Boy Scout Troop 262 to help with their needs. Pictured are (from left): Noble Grand Derek Grahmann, Thomas Robak, Dennis Nesser, and Jenny Nesser). (Courtesy photo)
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Jim Price Cleanup draws Spiffying up the ol’ place: Annual its biggest and best response ever
Mayor Bobby Logan greets Dr. Jim Price
By CEDRIC IGLEHART
The annual Jim Price Clean Sweep community cleanup was held last Saturday and it was bigger and better than it ever had been. Vehicles carrying trailers filled to capacity lined up as early as 7:30 a.m. to take advantage of the opportunity to discard refuse. “The response to the Jim Price Cleanup this year was amazing,” said Gonzales city manager Allen Barnes. “I believe we filled either 10 or 12 dumpsters. That is nearly 500 cubic yards of trash.
Given that all eight dumpsters on site were filled beyond capacity we might have been over 500 cubic yards.” The event was expanded this year to include the furnishing of a dumpster by the Gonzales County Commissioners and the collection of used/discarded tires for the first time ever. “The Goodwill truck was full of used electronics and a few items that had been thrown away that they felt still had use,” said Barnes. “We are currently assessing the volume of tires we received as our contract with
them has no time limit on getting the trailers back.” Barnes said this year’s event was so successful that plans are already in the works to hold another one later this year. “We are examining the possibility of having a fall cleanup in October,” he said. “We are going to be working on the details of the fall cleanup in the weeks to come.” “I would like to express our appreciation to the residents of Gonzales for taking pride in our community and getting it cleaned up. Our
volunteers who helped did an outstanding job. I drove around town on Sunday and could see a real difference. Finally I want to thank our Council and our City employees who spent their Saturday making Gonzales a better place to live.” During the event, an announcement was made heralding the creation of the Price Partnership Scholarship, which will award $1,000 to a graduating senior who plans on majoring in an environmental science. The scholarship will begin in 2014.
Luling project gets underway
Members of the Luling Tourism Task Force gathered last week to do some clean up and replant the flower bed on the property on the northwest corner of Pierce and Magnolia, scheduled to be the site of the city’s new tourist information center. Plans are underway to house an Information Station on the corner, once “all the pieces of the puzzle fall into place”. The high traffic location will be a great avenue to get information out about area sites, events, activities & businesses. Here, Luling EDC director Trey Bailey and Ashley Flores with the Luling Area Chamber of Commerce get their hands dirty.
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Region Academic Medalists
Congratulations to Junior Ana Bonilla who placed 2nd in feature writing at the Regional Meet in Corpus Christi this weekend. She will advance to the State Meet in Austin in May. In number sense, Senior Ryan Lee (left) placed fourth and is an alternate to the State Meet. In science, Senior Thompson Ince (right) placed 5th. Congratulations to these students who medaled and to all of the competitors who represented GHS this weekend.
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This year Gonzales Junior High is honoring those with perfect attendance! As an incentive for attending school every day, all 7th and 8th grade students have the opportunity to win $15 dollars each Friday of the year. Jasper Jeffery, a 7th grader, won for attending school during the week of April 8-12. (Courtesy photo)
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Thursday, April 25, 2013
in Gonzales in 2008. Terry was his own man; he was a genius in so many ways. Patrons would bring their T.V. sets and computers to him for repair and if Terry could not immediately fix the problem he would research the many possibilities causing the problem until he found the matter of cause and repaired or replaced the part accordingly. He was always very honest and fair with his customers and they were loyal in return. He gave so much of himself to help others, to the extent that at times he would put his health in jeopardy over worry of providing his best effort to fix whatever lay before him. He was just that way, he always put the needs of others first. Terry Michael Holland was a very loving and protective husband and he was generous with his love to his surviving wife, Armenta Marie Thick of Gonzales, daughters, Jennifer Holland of Florida, Samantha Bashaw of Gonzales, sons, Cody Holland of Washington, and John Bashaw, II of Gonzales. Terry was preceded in death by his parents. A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday evening, April 25, 2013 in Seydler-Hill Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday evening. Honorary pallbearers include: Dave Hausler, Travis Flarida, Walker Adams and Steve Herndon. Memorials may be made to the Gonzales Youth Center. Services are under the care and direction of Seydler-Hill Funeral Home. Norman Milton Smith, 78 of Waxahachie, passed away, Thursday, April 18, 2013. He was born September 26, 1934 in Gonzales, the son of Malcolm and Mamie Anne Simmons Smith. He was a retired truck driver for Acme Brick Company and served with the Texas National Guard. He married Nancy Ann Parker March 5, 1965 in Robstown. He is survived by his wife, Nancy of Waxahachie; daughter, Penny Rebekah Smith of Waxahachie; and sons, Norman Michael Smith and wife Benneta of Shreveport, LA and James Clyde Wilburn of Kingsville. He is also survived by 4 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and son, Nathan Ryan Smith. Funeral services were held Monday, April 22, 2013 at the O’Bannon Funeral Home with Pastor Mike Smith officiating. Interment followed at the Clearfork Cemetery. Pallbearers included Tim Decker, George Hartman, L.D. Decker, Nolan Barborak, Cliff Parker and Timothy Decker. Arrangements were under the care and direction of O’Bannon Funeral Home 210 S. Laurel, Luling, TX 830-875-5713.
Jesse Castro Bazan, 1925-2013 Jesse Castro Bazan of Gonzales passed away April 17, 2013 at the age of 87. He was born in Gonzales on August 8, 1925 to the late Juanita Castro and Modesto Bazan Sr. He is survived by four sons, Gerald Bazan and wife Linda, Jamie Bazan Sr. and friend Grace Jasso, and Ricardo Sanchez Bazan and wife Carrie all of Gonzales, and Jesse Bazan Jr. and wife Holly of Amarillo; two daughters, Mary Grifaldo of Gonzales and Becky
Perez husband Mike of Schulenburg; one brother Modesto Bazan Jr. of Fresno, California; fourteen grandchildren, twenty-five great-grandchildren, and five great-great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Helen Sanchez Bazan; one son, Christopher Bazan and two brothers. Visitation began at 2PM Saturday, April 20, 2013 at Buffington Funeral Home in Gonzales, with a Rosary recited at 7PM. Funeral Services were held on April 21, 2013 at 2:30 PM at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Paul Raaz officiating. Burial followed in St. James Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers were his grandchildren. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.buffingtonfuneralhomegonzales.com Buffington Funeral Home, 424 St. Peter St., Gonzales, TX. 78629
Terry Michael Holland, 1952-2013 Terry Michael Holland, 60, of Gonzales, passed away Sunday, April 21, 2013. He was born September 7, 1952 in Ellis County, Texas to Clenton Edwin Holland and Delores Laverne Rece Holland. Terry had served his country honorably in the United States Navy. He married Armenta Marie Benton Thick on December 29, 2009. Terry opened “The T.V. Shop” in downtown Gonzales in 1999. He moved his business near his home
Patsy Jane Patten, 1948-2013 Patsy Jane Patten, 64, of Annandale, VA, formerly of Waelder, passed away Friday, April 19, 2013 at her home in Annandale. Patsy was born June 7, 1948 in Shiner to Lone Jean Halliburton Patten. She graduated from Waelder High School and attended business school for two years at Durham
On Friday, April 19, fourth grade students at Gonzales Elementary were treated to a sweet deal – the chance to pie a teacher! Janica Arellano, Robert Gilliam, and Christine Presley, all 4th grade teachers, volunteered to be pied, all in the name of fun. “Our students and teachers have been working really hard all year, it was time to have some fun and let loose before the STAAR,” said Presley. The fourth graders cheered on their fellow students and teachers as the pies went flying! H.E.B. supported the event by supplying the pie makings thru Champions for Classrooms. Pictured is student Jonathon Rodriguez after “serving” Arellano, Gilliam and Presley. (Courtesy photo)
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Business College. Patsy was a member of the First Baptist Church in Waelder where she frequently played the piano for Sunday Worship services. Patsy worked a number of years for Stone and Webster Engineering Corporation as a clerk and stenographer. Patsy accepted a job with the United States State Department in Washington, D.C. as a procurement officer, and she retired after 30 years of faithful service in 2008. Patsy was a loveable person. She loved people and many people loved her. She had a keen sense of humor and affable personality and she made everyone around her laugh. She leaves behind fond and cherished memories to those that knew and loved her. She will be sorely missed by all. Patsy Jane Patten is survived by her aunts, June Carley of Harwood, Dorothy Zavadil of Pasadena, uncle, Ray Halliburton of Luling, numerous cousins and her beloved cat Phoenix and many, many friends. She was preceded in death by her mother, grandparents and her favorite cat Juggie. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday April 25, 2013 in SeydlerHill Funeral Home with Rev. Clint Lowery officiating. Interment followed in Harwood Cemetery. Pallbearers: Jeff and Phil Carley, Johnnie, Bobby, and David Halliburton, Robert Zavadil, Foxey Mathernem Sheila Spivey and Carroll Holmstrom. Honorary pallbearer will be Max Childress. The family had received friends from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. prior to the service on Thursday. Memorials may be made to the Harwood Cemetery Association. Services are under the care and direction of Seydler-Hill Funeral Home in Gonzales.
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The Nixon Volunteer Fire Dept. will hold a “Fill the Boot” campaign to raise cash donations for the West VFD following the tragic fertilizer plant explosion. Nixon firemen will be stationed at the 4-way stop at Highway 80 and Highway 87 from 9 a.m.-noon on Saturday. Luling Kiwanis Annual Rummage Sale is scheduled 8 a.m.-3 p.m. May 18 at Tips, Toes & Bows, 600 South Magnolia, Luling. All proceeds benefit the youth of Luling. (Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Key Club, High School Scholarships) To donate items, call George Butler at 281684-9294, David Myers at 512-644-6632 or bring items to Magnolia T’s, 615 S. Magnolia Numerous local and out-of-town groups will be performing Southern Gospel and Country Gospel selections at First Baptist Church in Smiley starting at 7 p.m. April 27. Bring your guitar or other instrument and share your talent. There is no admission charge, and a pot luck dinner will begin at 6 p.m. in the church’s Fellowship Hall. The Gonzales American Legion Post #40 will host their regular monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 2 at the Legion Hall. All members and prospective members are urged to attend. DELHI COMMUNITY CENTER is hosting our annual BBQ & AUCTION on April 27th, at 6108 Highway 304. BBQ will start serving at 5:30pm and auction starts at 6:00pm. Cost is $7.00 per adult and children 10 and under $3.00 Entertainment will be provided by Don George and Friends. Please plan on joining us for an evening full of good food and community fellowship. The First United Methodist Church will be having the 45th annual Spaghetti Supper on Friday, April 26. You may pick up your meal from 4:30-8 p.m. or dine-in at the Fellowship Center from 5-8 p.m. The tickets are $7 and can be purchased at the First United Methodist Church office or at the door. Come for some great spaghetti and support our youth and children! Sam Bentley Band will be playing true country dance music along with a guest appearance of singer, Star Longoria, at the Maurice T. Suttle VFW Post 3413, 1701 Hunter Rd, San Marcos, on April 27, 8 pm - midnight. Doors/kitchen opens at 7 pm. $8 donation; children 12 & under $4 Fundraiser for Veterans of Foreign Wars. Smoke free & always opened to everyone. Info & Reservations 512757-1478/512-667-6215. Due to renovations at the Belmont Community Center, the annual Rummage, Bake and Plant sale, held in April, will move the date to Saturday, May 4th, 2013 from 8 am to 2 pm. Thank you to GVEC and GBRA and GBRA workers and donations from the community, the Belmont Community Center, will once again, be available for Social and Community events. Thank you for your support. For more information call 437-2753. You are invited to audition for “Dearly Departed”, a 2013 summer production at the Shiner Gaslight Dinner Theatre, scheduled for Sunday, May 12 from 2–4 p.m. and Tuesday, May 14 from 6–9 p.m. at the theatre located at 7th St & Ave. D, in downtown Shiner. Call backs, if necessary, will be Thursday, May 16 at 6 p.m. There are parts for seven men and eight women. Vickie Westergren will direct. This comedic farce involves a colorful and dysfunctional group of Southern eccentrics struggling to plan a funeral for the patriarch of the Turpin family, who keels over dead in the first scene. Come to the auditions and be a part of the action and the laughter. Alcoholics Anonymous meets every Monday and Friday at 8 p.m. at the Episcopal Church of the Messiah, 721 St. Louis in Gonzales. Al-Anon meets every Monday night at the same time and place. Please call 830-6723407 for more information. All meetings are open.
Forest Street Church of God in Christ will host their bi-monthly PEMS Outreach Ministry on April 27. Items to be given to the public include clothing for all ages, purses, shoes and odds and ends absolutely free from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Barbecue chicken and sausage plates with all the trimmings will be available for a $7 donation. For more information, call 830-263-1003 or 830-263-1007. Jason Arnold & the Stepsiders Band from Austin will be performing all your old country dance favorites at the Geronimo VFW Post 8456, 6808 N Highway 123, Geronimo, April 28, 3-6:30 PM (open seating). Kitchen opens at 2 PM. $7.00 donation; benefits VFW Auxiliary. Smokefree and always open to all. Info 830-303-9903/379-9260. Republican Women of Yoakum will sponsor a blood drive on Wed., May 1st , 11am to 2pm at the Yoakum Community parking lot. The blood drive will benefit Matt Pohler of Shiner. For more information call Shelby Sonntag 361-772-8124. Need child care? Contact Workforce Solutions. The Gonzales office of Golden Crescent Workforce Solutions offers help in locating affordable child care for those who are workingm attending school/college or in training. You must meet eligibility requirements. For details, contact the office at 830-672-2146 or visit www.gcworkforce.org.
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Today in Texas History
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Thursday, April 25, 2013
On this day in 1875, three Black Seminole scouts earned the Medal of Honor for gallantry in action. Pompey Factor, Isaac Payne, and John Ward, along with their commander, Lt. John Lapham Bullis of the Twenty-fourth United States Infantry, were pursuing a band of 25 or 30 Comanche Indians near Langtry. The scouts dismounted, crept up on the Indians, and opened fire. They killed three and wounded another before withdrawing to their horses because they were in danger of being surrounded. Bullis was unable to mount because his horse had broken away. The three scouts turned back into the face of hostile Indian fire, mounted Bullis behind them, and alternately carried him to safety.
April 25, 1875
YOAKUM — The public is invited to come and hear Commissioner Tom Pauken at the Republican Women of Yoakum May 1st meeting at the Yoakum Community Center at 11:30 a.m. A native Texan, Tom Pauken was active in the Goldwater for President Campaign in 1964. A year later, he was elected national chairman of the College Republicans during the rise of the antiVietnam protest movement. Enlisting in the U.S. Army in 1967, Tom served as a military intelligence officer in Vietnam. Tom served on President Ronald Reagan’s
White House staff. Named Director of the ACTION agency by President Reagan, he eliminated the use of federal tax dollars to fund Saul Alinsky-style leftist organizers. At ACTION, Tom founded the Vietnam Veterans Leadership Program and implemented Nancy Reagan’s “Just Say No to Drugs” campaign. For his meritorious service as Director of ACTION, Tom Pauken was awarded the Ronald Reagan Medal of Honor by his fellow Reagan administration alumni.
Elected Texas Republican State Chairman in 1994, Tom helped build a Republican majority in Texas from the grassroots. Tom Pauken served as Chairman of the Texas Workforce Commission from 2008 to 2012 where he championed the cause of increased opportunities for vocational education, rebuilding our U.S. manufacturing base, and helping our returned veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan make a successful transition to civilian life through such initiatives as the
Texas Veterans Leadership Program (TVLP). For more information call: 361-594-4258.
Fayette Co. Sheriff’s Office Report
LA GRANGE — Fayette County Sheriff Keith Korenek reports that a traffic stop on IH-10 near Flatonia netted approximately one pound of marijuana recovered and one arrested and charged with possession. Fayette County Deputy David Smith stopped a pickup truck traveling east on IH-10 near the Flatonia Exit for an equipment violation. Investigation led to drug paraphernalia being located in the vehicle. A search of the vehicle resulted in a brick of marijuana being located in the undercarriage of the pickup. Arrested and charged with possession of marijuana over four ounces but under five pounds was 23 year old Cody Allen Schubert of Smithville. As of press time a bond has not been set. Korenek reports that on Sunday, April 21, at approximately 9:30 am Deputy Rick Bohlmann arrested an individual for Possession of Marijuana. Deputy Bohlmann clocked the subject on radar traveling in excess of 100 mph on Interstate 10 near Schulenburg. Upon approaching the vehicle, Deputy Bohlman noticed an odor he recognized as burning marijuana. Upon further investigation Deputy Bohlmann located a personal amount of marijuana in a cup sitting in the console of the vehicle. When Deputy Bohlmann inquired as to whether there was some kind of an emergency, due to the speed the driver was traveling, the driver stated that he was en route to Fiesta Texas and was not used to driving so slowly on two lane roads. Arrested was Alexander Lam, 19 years old, of Houston. Mr. Lam was transported to the Fayette County Jail. Korenek reports that on Monday, April 22, Deputy Smith stopped a vehicle for an equipment violation on State Highway 71 near the community of Plum. Smith made contact with the driver of the vehicle and observed him to show signs of abnormal nervousness. Due to his nature Smith’s suspicions were that narcotics may be the reason behind his nervous posture. Smith asked for consent to search the vehicle and consent was denied. K-9 Deputy Randy Thumann and partner “Lobos” were summoned to the scene. Lobos gave positive indication that narcotics were detected in the vehicle and located marijuana in the vehicle. Arrested and charged with possession of marijuana was that of 37 year old Jay Vigil Lippincott of Houston. As of press time bond had not been set.
Gonzales Police Report
Here is the Gonzales Police Department Report for the period of April 6-20: April 6 Reported Theft At 1300 Blk Hamilton St. April 8 Reported Assault At 1800 Blk St. Joseph St. April 15 Robert Christopher Best III, 20 Of Texas City, Arrested And Charged With Driving While Intoxicated And Prohibited Substance In Correctional Facility At 1800 Blk St. Andrew St. Reported Injury To A Child At 400 Blk College St. Reported Theft/Criminal Mischief At 900 Blk Tate St. April 16 Reported Theft At 1600 Blk Sarah Dewitt Dr. Jose Antonio Pedraza, 42 Of San Antonio, Arrested And Charged With Public Intoxication At 200 Blk St. Joseph St. Reported Criminal Mischief/Criminal Trespass At 200 Blk Botts St. Reported Theft At 1100 Blk Hamilton St. Reported Evading Arrest At 300 Blk Middle Buster Rd. April 17 Reported Criminal Mischief At 600 Dunning St. April 18 Reported Criminal Trespass At 1600 Blk Sarah Dewitt Dr. Reported Reckless Driving At 1400 Blk Kleine St. Larry Dwayne Davis, 33 Of Gonzales, Arrested And Charged With Intoxicated Assault At 700 Blk Seydler St. April 19 Reported Robbery At 900 Blk Tate St. Reported Theft At 800 Blk Williams St. Reported Theft At 700 Blk Hopkins St. April 20 Reported Criminal Mischief At 1200 Blk Church St. Reported Unauthorized Use Motor Vehicle At 800 Blk Larry Drive.
DeWitt Co. Sheriff’s Office Report
DeWitt County Sheriff’s Office Report from April 11-18: April 11 Arrested Matthew Hebert, 19, of Yorktown, Criminal Trespass, Bond of $1,000, Yorktown PD April 12 Arrested Santos Dominguez III, 33, of Cuero, Driving While License Invalid, Fine of $453.90 (30 Days to Pay), Failure to Appear/Driving While License Invalid, Fine of $509.60 (30 Days to Pay), Cuero PD Arrested Anthony Tremayne Ceasar, 37, of San Antonio, Hinder Apprehension/Prosecution (Gonzales Co), No Bond, Yorktown PD Arrested Alejandro Morales Flores, 38, of Cuero, Possession of Marijuana < 2oz, Bond of $1,000, Capias Pro Fine/ No Motor Vehicle Insurance, Fine of $543.10 Arrested Solome Karen Chipps, 18, of Cuero, Evading Arrest Detention with Vehicle (Aransas Co), No Bond, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Trial by Judge, DCSO Arrested Matthew Hebert, 19, of Yorktown, Burglary of Habitation, Bond of $25,000, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Fine of $414 (30 Days to Pay), Yorktown PD Arrested Jeremiah Alex Miller, 24, of Cuero, Capias Pro Fine/Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Fine of $314, Cuero PD Arrested Leander Dean Jr., 30, of Cuero, Assault Causes Bodily Injury Family Member (Lavaca Co), Bond of $1,000, Failure to Appear/Assault Causes Bodily Injury Family Member (Lavaca Co), Bond of $4,000, Cuero PD Arrested Olivia Faye Thompson, 19, of Cuero, Capias Pro Fine/Public Intoxication, Fine of $464.00, Cuero PD Arrested Torvas Johntay Williams, 33, of Cuero, Capias Pro Fine/No Headlamps, Fine of $134.10, Cuero PD Arrested Robin Christopher Barnette, 41, of Yorktown, Expired Motor Vehicle Inspection/Capias Pro Fine, Fine of $207.10, Driving While License Invalid/Capias Pro Fine, Fine of $207.10, Cuero PD April 13 Arrested Christopher Lee Long, 22, of Cuero, No Drivers License, Fine of $204.10 (30 Days to Pay), CPD Arrested Racheal Yvonne Daniels, 35, of Yorktown, Duty on Striking Fixture/Highway Landscape >$200, Bond of $1,000, DCSO Arrested Robert W Jendrzey, 48, of Yorktown, Assault Family/Household Member with Previous Conviction, Bond of $, Yorktown PD April 14 Arrested Steven James Rawlinson, 21, of Cuero, No Seat Belt-Driver, Fine of $147.10 (30 Days to Pay), Consumption of alcohol by minor, Fine of $364 (30 Days to Pay), Cuero PD Arrested Christopher Ray Ybarra, 37, of Cuero, Driving while Intoxicated, Bond of $2,000, DPS Arrested James Randell Mejias, 22, of Cuero, Assault Causes Bodily Injury, Bond of $4,000, Cuero PD Arrested Erica Anzaldua, 38, of Cuero, Ran Stop Sign, Fine of $197.10, Driving While License Invalid, Fine of $237.10, DCSO April 15 Arrested Brian Lee Villarreal, 24, of Yorktown, Motion to Revoke/Driving while Intoxicated (Goliad Co), No Bond, Yorktown PD Arrested Doris Campos, 44, of Cuero, Capias Pro Fine Exp/No MVI, Fine of $281, Expired Motor Vehicle Inspection, Fine of $145.10 (30 Days to Pay), Cuero PD Arrested Miguel Cruz Garza, 30, of Cuero, No Motor Vehicle Liability Insurance, Fine of $539.10 (30 Days to Pay), Cuero PD Arrested Bobby Wayne Bowers, 42, of Yorktown, Public Intoxication, Fine of $414 (30 Days to Pay), Yorktown PD Arrested Marcos Duran Perez, 34, of Yoakum, Fail to Display Driver’s License, Fine of $166 (30 Days to Appear), DCSO Arrested Jennive Alvarado, 23, of San Antonio, Failure to Appear/Driving while Intoxicated, Bond of $2,000 Cash, Yoakum PD April 16 Arrested James Cavanaugh, 21, of Cuero, VOP for Striking Unattended Vehicle, Bond of $1000.00 Surety, TX DPS. Arrested Gary Garcia, 26, of Cuero, Public Intoxication, Fine of $414 (30 Days to Pay), Cuero PD. April 17 Arrested Patrick Ponton, 31, of Yoakum, VOP Assault Family Violence, Bond of $20,000, Yoakum PD Arrested Lorenzo Cisneros, 41, of Cuero, Aggravated Assault Causes Serious Bodily Injury, Bond of $25,000, DCSO Arrested Juan C Garcia., 36, of Cuero, 4 Cuero Municipal Court Traffic Warrants, Plead for Payments Totaling $1098.40. Arrested Latoria Herron, 36, of Cuero, Contempt of Court, Sentenced to Serve 10 Days per Judge Fowler. Arrested John Bransford, 61, of Corpus Christi, Driving While Intoxicated, Bond of $4000.00. Arrested Kimberly Galindo, 23, of Cuero Texas, 1 Cuero Municipal Traffic Warrant and 2 Victoria County Warrants for Theft. Bond is Pending Arraignment for Out of County Charges and sentenced to serve 6 Days on Traffic Violation. April 18 Warrant Service on N Gonzales St, Cuero Accident on FM 682, Yoakum
Gonzales Co. Sheriff’s Office Report
Gonzales County Sheriff’s Office Report for April 14-20: 04/16/13 Lane, JD Javier, 05/1993, Victoria. Victoria County Warrant – Engage in Organized Criminal Activity. Requires $30,000 Bond. Transferred to Victoria County. Hernandez, Santiago Machuca, 01/1961, Seguin. Local Warrant – Motion to Revoke Probation. Requires $25,000 Bond. Remains in Custody. 04/17/13 Castillo, Tony, 08/1985, Gonzales. Commitment/Sentence – Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 1 <1G. Released – Weekender/ Work Release. 04/18/13 Ramirez, Allen Michael, 06/1992, Leesville. Commitment/Sentence – Burglary of a Habitation. Remains in Custody. 04/19/13 Vigil, Dimitri Diego, 04/1993, Gonzales. Public Intoxication. Released on Order to Appear. Hunt, Corey Adames, 09/1988, Cost. Evading Arrest Detention. Released on $3,000 Bond. Moore, Blake Allen, 04/1993, Gonzales. Fail to Identify Fugitive Intent Give False Information. Released on $3,000 Bond. Villareal, Brittany, 06/1992, Gonzales. Public Intoxication. Released on Order to Appear. Davis, Steven Demon, 10/1966, Houston. Austin Parole Warrant – Aggravated Assault with Deadly Weapon. Requires $20,000 Bond. Remains in Custody. Riojas, Miranda Rose, 03/1981, Gonzales. Local Warrant – Theft of Property >$20 <$500 by Check. Requires $2,500 Bond. Austin Parole Division Warrant – Assault Public Servant. Requires $15,000 Bond. Remains in Custody. Hernandez, Herman Alborez, 08/1967, Nixon. Commitment/Sentence – Injury Child/Elderly/ Disabled with Intent Bodily Injury. Remains in Custody. Ceasar, Anthony Tremayne, 07/1975, San Antonio. Requires $7,500 Bond. Remains in Custody. Vargas, Alfred Sebastion, 08/1955, Waelder. Austin Parole Warrant – Driving while Intoxicated 3rd or More. Remains in Cusody. Clark, Alan Olsen, 07/1971, Houston. Harris County Warrant – Theft of Property >$20 <$500 by Check. Released on $500 Bond. Gonzales, Lawrence, 03/1974, Nixon. Local Warrant – No Liability Insurance. Requires $352.00 Fine. Local Warrant – Violate Promise to Appear. Requires $230.00 Fine. Local Warrant – Fail to Yield Right of Way. Requires $155.00 Fine. Released on Order to Appear. 04/20/13 Cobler, 02/1965, Houston. Prohibited Substance in Correctional Facility – Alcohol/Drug/ Phone/Tobacco. Requires $20,000 Bond. Driving while Intoxicated 3rd or More. Requires $20,000 Bond. Driving While License Invalid with previous Conviction/Suspension without Financial Responsibility. Requires $20,000 Bond. Remains in Custody. Total Arrest, Court Commitments, other agency arrest and processing’s: GCSO 16 DPS 04 GPD 07 WPD 01 NPD 02 Constable 00 DWCSO 00 DEA 00 TPW 00 GCAI 00 Total 30
Yoakum Police Report
Yoakum Police Department Weekly Report for April 15-21: 04/15/13 Case #13-130, Assault-C, 900 Irvine; Disposition, Court Citation. Case #13-131, Asault-A (F/V), 710 Hopkins; Disposition, Investigation. Case #178378, Warrant Arrest, Alvarado, Jennive, 23, Yoakum, 900 Irvine; Offense, W#12-17804-FTADUI; Disposition, Bond/$2,000/Trans/DCSO. Case #178380, Warrant Arrest, Ellis, Malcolm, 23, Yoakum, 600 Blk. Irvine; Offense, CPF#06-375-Failure to Attend; Disposition, Fine/$793/Rel. 04/17/13 Case #178390, Warrant Arrest, Ponton, Patrick, 31, Yoakum, 201 W. Gonzales; Offense, W#13-01-11764Assault-F/V Fel. Enh.; Disposition, Fine/$10,000/ Trans/DCSO. 04/18/13 Case #13-132, Theft-B (2), 705 Nelson; Disposition, Exceptionally Cleared. 04/19/13 Case #13-134, Traffic Arrest, Trujillo, Manuel, 47, Yoakum, 700 Mathews; Offense, No Driver’s License; Disposition, Fine/$164.10/Rel. Case #13-135, Public Intoxication, Perez, Gerardo, 29, Yoakum, 700 Mathews; Offense, Public Intoxication; Disposition, Fine/$364/Rel. 04/20/13 Case #13-136, Disorderly Conduct, 100 Blk. W. May; Disposition, Court Citation.
The Cannon is getting ready for this year’s Graduation Salute, and it will be bigger and better than ever! This year’s edition will salute the senior graduates from Gonzales, Nixon-Smiley, Waelder, Luling, Shiner, St. Paul, Moulton, Flatonia and Yoakum High Schools.
Failure to Appear List
Gonzales County Court Failure to Appear List for Court Date April 11, 2013 Jose Antonio Banda Kelvin Lee Brown Pedro Angel Flores Norman Eugene Hartfield Thomas Edward Heine Sean Dean Kendrick Paul Andrew Kingsbury Dwayne Ray McNew Edward Mendez Melvin Danito Navarijo-Munoz Jamie Lee Reyna John Abel Stovall Shane Cole Waldrum Edward A. Williams Theft of Property Criminal Mischief Possession of Marijuana Criminal Trespass Accident Involving Damage to Vehicle Theft of Property Possession of Marijuana Theft of Service Driving While License Invalid Failure to Identify Criminal Mischief Theft of Property Driving While Intoxicated 2nd Driving While License Invalid
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Thursday, April 25, 2013
Shiner thespians head to State; Gonzales earns region honors
Several members of the theater departments of both Shiner and Gonzales High Schools earned honors during regional OneAct Play competitition, with Shiner’s production of “The Giver” advancing to the Class 1A State Meet scheduled in Austin May 20-22. Shiner joined Mason in advancing from the 1A regional. Eryn Lambert was named to the All-Star Cast in the regionals, while Sarah Reese and Michael Lawrence earned Honorable Mention All-Star Cast. Gonzales High School’s One Act Play company of “Look Homeward, Angel” competed at the Class 3A region competititon last weekend. They did not advance to state, but earned
the following individual awards: Dillen Fellers, honorable mention All Star Cast; Adrian Buesing, All Star Cast and Sydney Floyd, All Star Cast. They will close the run of the show with one last performance on Sunday, April 28 at 5 p.m. at the Gonzales Junior High Auditorium. Tickets for the show only are $3 for students and senior citizens, and $6 for adults. Being a regional competitor in the 3A division means that Gonzales High School’s “Look Homeward, Angel” was one of the top 24 plays in the whole state in Class 3A. Don’t miss the last opportunity to see this award-winning company!
Gonzales High School performed their production of “Look Homeward, Angel” at the UIL One Act Play Regional Meet last weekend. Cast members include Kaylauni Luedtke as Laura, Adrian Buesing as Eugene, Devon Lopez as Hugh, Elizabeth Williams as Helen, and Dillen Fellers as W.O. Gant. (Courtesy photo)
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Saturn Friendship Club News
Members of the Saturn Friendship Club gathered in the Cistern School House on April 15 for a Pot Luck meal before their meeting. The scenery along the way had changed considerably during the past month. April showers, along with more substantial rains, had brought welcomed grass for grazing and added water to some stock ponds. The trees were in full leaf and even a few wildflowers continued to add color to the landscape. Fourteen members arrived in good spirits carrying a favorite food for the meal. As they waited for everyone to arrive, they chatted about all that had taken place over the past month. It seemed that everyone had received some much needed rain. Everyone was smiling. Sharon Benton served as hostess for the afternoon. A lovely bouquet of red roses graced the meeting table. The food table became more inviting with each added dish. At one o’clock the president, Sue Kalinec, called the meeting to order. The club prayer was recited and the motto, “To make the best better!” was stated. Nancy Littlefield was asked to bless the food. She included a prayer of thankfulness for the rain that had fallen and asked for more in the coming months. Members of the Saturn Friendship Club are not only friendly, civic minded, and fun loving, they are also very good cooks. Everyone was eager to fill their plates with helpings of sliced ham, sausage, cranberry sauce, rice and sausage casserole, corn pudding, stemmed broccoli, pea salad, pineapple chunks, congealed fruit salad, poppy seed bread and warm rosemary/cheese muffins. Desserts were M&M cookies, macaroons and Heavenly Blueberry Delight. Members also had their choice of drinks. After everyone had finished the meal, Littlefield brought the devotional from Revelation 21:5. A short verse but long in meaning: “Behold, I make all things new.” It was from Daily Guideposts: 365 Spirit-Lifting Devotions for Grandmothers. It told of the family cat accidentally knocking the dyed Easter eggs to the floor, leaving them cracked and apparently ruined but Granny came to the rescue. She picked up an egg and with a green crayon began following the crack until she had drawn a vine around it. She added little leaves and some tiny red and yellow flowers. As she decorated the rest of the eggs, the children were amazed that now the eggs were prettier than before. Broken eggs like broken people can become more beautiful. The eggs needed Granny. Broken people need Jesus Christ. The devotional ends with this prayer: ”Because I love You, Jesus, and because You have died for me, I am made whole and beautiful once again.” Christians are known as Easter people and each and every Sunday should be a celebration of Easter and God’s powerful message of resurrection and new life. Littlefield then told of recently attending the dedication of a little Presbyterian church in Houston. Three years earlier, someone set a fire and the church was destroyed. The congregation had struggled through many trials to rebuild. But after three years they were again able to celebrate and thank God for new birth and a beautiful new beginning. Her remarks before the final prayer were, “No matter what battles we face, no matter how difficult life can be, and no matter what in your own life is broken, remember that in Jesus Christ, God is making all things new!” Roll Call was answered by telling of a hobby or activity the member enjoyed. Answers included all kinds of handwork such as knitting, cross stitch, quilting, plastic point, and needlepoint. Others enjoyed reading, china painting and watercolors. Others were collecting old coins, state quarters, antiques, or working in their yards and growing beautiful plants and flowers. The minutes of the March meeting were read and approved. The financial statement was reported and accepted. Jo Brunner gave an interesting report about spending a week in Washington D.C. with her husband, who is an officer with The Farm Bureau. They met with representatives from both Houses and got an update on pending legislation. She also told of various points of interest they visited and how beautiful the cherry blossoms were. The “Teapot Ladies” for March had not been able to do more than visit on the phone but planned to meet before the next meeting. “Teapot Ladies “ for April are Sharon Benton and Nancy Littlefield. Plans for the May Field Trip to the Shiner Brewery were announced and a place to have lunch was decided. Mary Kelly will make the reservations. “Happy Birthday” was sung to Sharon Benton who is Birthday Lady for April. The meeting then adjourned to play two interesting and brain teasing games. The first was to match the 12 states listed with their state flower. Nancy Littlefield had the most correct followed by Eva Boscamp and Jo Brunner. Prizes were awarded. The second game was to list a flower for each of the 26 letters of the alphabet. Vivian Benton named 18, others receiving prizes for their efforts were Sharon Benton, Sandy Parr, and Penny Snyder. Dora Ibarra and Frances Griggs won a guessing game and each received a prize. Libby Hopkins won the Door Prize. As the members began to collect their almost empty dishes they shared with others, talked of upcoming plans for the season and were reluctant to see the enjoyable afternoon come to an end. Thinking of the May Field trip they headed home. May 20 is not that far away.
The Crystal is hosting the Lockhart Baker Gaslight players. Join us for an evening of beautiful music featuring the vocal stylings of several of our area’s best professionally trained female performers. Sit back and be astounded at the musical talent of these women. Dinner at the Running M and show tickets are $20; Show tickets only are $12. For tickets visit www.gonzalescrystaltheatre.org
Spoetzl Brewery recently made a generous donation to the Shiner Gaslight Theatre. The contribution will be used to help offset expenses incurred by the recent redecoration of the theatre lobby area. Spoetzl Brewery Brewmaster Jimmy Mauric is shown presenting the contribution to Gaslight Office Manager Diane’ Lott. Gaslight board members present are (from left): Irene Cerny, Gene Cerny, Toni Rogers, Ruthie Terpinski, Marionette Kneifel, and Rick Sanford. (Courtesy photo)
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VICTORIA — A free concert of Irish Choral Music under the direction of Dr. Marylynn Fletcher will be presented by the Victoria College Choir and the Victoria Civic Chorus at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 2 and 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 3 at the Johnson Symposium Center on the Victoria College Campus. The choir will sing Irish folk songs arranged by Alice Parker, including “The Minstrel Boy,” “I know Where I’m Going,” and “Wearin’ O’ The Green.” Admission is free, but tickets are required because seating is limited. To reserve your tickets in advance, go to http://www. formstack.com/forms/ VictoriaCollege-Tickets or call 361-572-6425. Tickets may be picked up at the will call table beginning at 6:30 p.m. the evening of the performance. Doors will open at 6:45 p.m. Unclaimed seats will be released to those without tickets at 7:15. For details, contact Marylynn Fletcher at 361-572-6425 or by email at marylynn.fletcher@ victoriacollege.edu.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Apache Band Celebrates Super Year
The Mighty Apache Marching Band won first-division ratings in both concert and marching this year, wrapping up a successful career for a number of band seniors. Seniors pictured are (standing, from left) Destiny Pierpont, Sarah Moeller, Nicholas Brumme, Bailey Dow, Mitchell Christian, Matthew Irving, Sarah Stout, (seated) These Garcia, Elizabeth Williams, Stassney Calloway and Jesslyn Lamprecht.
Drum majors Elizabeth Williams and Sarah Stout display this year’s awards (left), while below, the awards collected by this year’s senior class during their four years in band. (Courtesy Photos)
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Lee to end prep career at state golf tourney
By MARK LUBE
to get past the obstacle of jitters or nerves. “There is still going to be that ‘wow’ factor because this will be the biggest stage I have ever played on, “ he said. Lee is expecting to get a good matchup against Tyler Kolb from Sinton and Pleasanton’s James Sandoval, the two other medalists from the Region IV tournament. Lee is not just new to playing at state; he is also unfamiliar with the course, having never played it, even for fun. “I am just going to have to go up there, play and see what happens,” he said. “I will get to see it for the first time during my practice round.” Lee has gotten advice about the course from other golfers around Gonzales, telling him that it is a mostly open course and the
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Gonzales Apache senior golfer Ryan Lee will have his last hurrah as a high school golfer at an extremely desirable place – the state tournament. Lee will compete at the Jimmy Clay Golf Course in Austin next Thursday and Friday in the Class 3A Golf Championship. It has been a very good senior season for Lee as he has placed in the top three at most of the regular season tournaments, helped lead the Apaches to another district title and a good showing at regionals where they were edged out of attending state as a team by a mere one stroke. “It’s been a great ride and to be able to finish (my high school career) at state is something I’ve always wanted to do,” Lee said. “It
is bittersweet that it is my last tournament but I am also pretty excited that I got to state after putting in so much hard work and effort.” No athlete or team goes into a state tournament or championship game and not have winning as the main goal. Lee is no different but he also wants to savor his hard-earned chance at state. “That (not being overwhelmed by atmosphere at state) is going to be hard to overcome,” he said. “The fact that I have never been to state will be a big deal. I have to realize what is at hand and what needs to be done.” Lee does have extensive experience competing at the regional tournaments to aid him at playing at the level that is required to have a successful state tournament, but will still have
greens are big. “It should be similar to the course we played at for regionals,” he said. Lee said shooting an even par would keep him in the running for that particular day. “You cannot win the tournament on the first day but you can lose it if you do poorly,” he said. “To play well, I will have to putt better than I have been. If I can have 26 or 27 putts in each round, I can be in the mix.” Lee said he is thankful for everyone who has helped him get him to where he is. After graduation, Lee plans to attend the University of Texas in Austin. “I will probably play Jimmy Clay or some of the other area courses for fun while I attend college,” he Ryan Lee, shown here preparing to tap in a putt at said. the District 26-3A Meet, will end his high school career at the state golf tournament. It is Lee’s first trip to state. (Photo by Mark Lube)
Lady Cardinals blank Faith Academy for emotional win
Marcus Mica of Flatonia pitches to Shiner’s Tyler Patek during the Bulldogs’ win over the Comanches. (Photo by Mark Lube)
Bulldogs top Comanches to earn postseason berth
Ashlyn Patek puts the ball in play during St. Paul’s victory over Faith Academy Tuesday night. (Photo by Mark Lube)
By MARK LUBE
By MARK LUBE
SHINER — The hearts of the Shiner St. Paul Lady Cardinals were heavy following the loss of a young community member. St. Paul faced Victoria Faith Academy on Tuesday evening at the Shiner Starplex, and played for the memory of Shiner resident Trista Sevcik, defeating Faith Academy, 10-0, in five innings. Last week, Faith Academy had won 13-8 in a game that had been suspended earlier in the month due to inclement weather. “We showed up today ready to play,” Lady Cardinals head coach Chris Farias said. “We played our hearts out for little Trista.” The two-year old Sevcik died earlier in the week due to complications from
a head injury she sustained in an accident. The Lady Cardinals played well on defense by holding Faith Academy to a handful of hits and no runs. On the flip side, St. Paul was very busy at the plate, collecting 16 hits. The first inning was rather quiet, save for a leadoff, bunt single by St. Paul’s Alexa Schaefer. In the bottom of the second inning, Faith Academy got an out on the leadoff batter and St. Paul got two straight hits — a single by Katelynn Leist and a double by Abby Irvin which scored Leist. Irwin then came home on the base hit by Kymberlie Malatek. In the bottom of the third, Schaefer got a leadoff hit and moved to second on the sacrifice by Samantha Siegal. Schaefer went home on the Bethany Pokluda
double for the 3-0 Lady Cardinal lead. In the third, St. Paul cranked out three hits and got a run from Schaefer, and in the fourth, Malatek got a hit and later scored. The Lady Cardinals finished things in the fifth inning — Pokluda and Lizzy Opiela started things with a hit each. Irvin’s single scored Pokluda and Opiela scored on the hit by Malatek. Victoria Kusak got a two-run double to push St. Paul’s lead to 8-0. Kusak later scored, and Schaefer got on via a hit and later scored on the passed ball.
Shiner St. Paul 10, Victoria Faith Academy 0 VFA 000 00x x- 0 3 0 SSP 021 16x x-10 16 0 VFA: Gabby Torres and Courtney Grevey. SP: Abby Irvin and Bethany Pokluda. W — Irvin. L — Torres. 2B — SP: Irvin, Pokluda.
SHINER — Early in the game, the Flatonia Bulldogs were getting runners on base, they just were not able to bring them home. That changed, starting in the fifth inning and continuing for the rest of the game as Flatonia rallied to beat the Shiner Comanches, 4-2, at Green Dickson Park on Monday. “We got runners on early, just could not get a big hit to score them,” Flatonia head coach Shawn Bruns said. “We left five stranded in the first three innings. In the fifth, we got some runners on and we scored one run.” The ‘Dogs started Marcus Mica on the mound and later brought in Josh Velasquez to guide Flatonia to the win. “Josh kept it close and we had a good sixth inning on defense,” Bruns said. Flatonia was not espe-
cially fortunate at the plate as they were held to just five hits. “We struggled at the plate but put runners on when we could,” he said. “We need to do the little things right because we are not going to just pounce on any team. I am proud of our guys and the way they worked hard.” Shiner head coach Daniel Boedeker said it was the Comanches lack of adequate offense that led to the loss and not the defensive play in the seventh inning. “We were unable to make the plays and get clutch hits,” he said. Shiner got on the board in the first inning as Tyler Patek singled and two batters later, Jacob Stafford blasted the ball over the right field wall for a twoout, two-run homer that gave Shiner a 2-0 lead. Flatonia got two runners on in the first and also in the second but mainly on walks
They caught a break in the top of the fifth. Will Bruns drew a one-out walk and went to second when Marcus Mica was walked. Both players advanced on the passed ball. Another passed ball and Bruns scored with Mica going to third. Velasquez got an infield single and Mica remained in scoring position before Shiner relief pitcher Brady Cejka managed two straight strikeouts to get out of the jam. The ‘Dogs’ good fortune returned in the seventh inning with Brandon Perez drawing a leadoffwalk and moved to second when Bruns was hit by the pitch. Mica got an infield single to load the bases. Velasquez put the ball into play to shortstop Stafford who tossed to second baseman Blake Michalec for the easy out on Mica but this also allowed Perez home to tie the game. LivFLATONIA, Page B3
Track & Field
N-S,24.44. 400 — 1st, Garrett Earlywine, N-S, 51.94; 3rd, Trenton McGee, Hallettsville, 53.69; 6th, Jose Puente, N-S, 54.38. 1600 —1st, Jose Campos, Luling, 4:30.41; 2nd, Ryan Flores, Luling, 4:32.12; 3rd, Danny Castillo, Luling, 4:47.01. 1600 Relay — 1st, N-S (Jose Puente, Kevin Martinez, Tristan Newman, Garrett Earylwine, Fedinicio Tristan), 3:35.14; 2nd, Hallettsville (Trenton McGee, Jimario Grounds, Dalton Herrington, James Sims, Justin Reeves), 3:46.5; 5th, Luling (Zamora, Guerrero, Flores, Campos, Palomo, Castillo), 3:46.5. Results from the District 31-A DII Track Meet (Local athletes only) Varsity Girls Team results — 1st, Moulton, 182; 5th, Waelder 3200 — 1st, Mikaela Beard, Moulton, 14; 2nd, Sarah Baker, Moulton, 14:26. 400 Relay — 1st, Moulton (Maggie Gallant, Laramie Zant, Amanda Berckenhoff, Hannah Perez), 1:08. 800 — 2nd, Megan Mitchon, Moulton, 2:49; 3rd, Marissa Ramirez, Waelder, 2:52; 4th, Malori Mitchon, Moulton, 2:55. 100 Hurdles — 1st, Maggie Gallant, Moulton, 22.42; 2nd, Amanda Berckenhoff, Moulton, 22.56. 100 — 5th, Taylor Bohuslav, Moulton, 15.34; 6th, Kirsten Muenchow, Waelder, 15.54. 800 Relay — 2nd, Moulton (Megan Koranek, Graisyn Neto, Taylor Bohuslav, Kelsey Pilat). 400 — 2nd, Megan Mitchon, Moulton, 1:11; 5th, Laramie Zant, Moulton, 1:16.57; 6th, Julissa Avila, Waelder, 1:17. 300 Hurdles — 1st, Maggie Gallant, Moulton, 1:08; 2nd, Amanda Berckenhoff, Moulton, 1:09. 200 — 6th, Taylor Bohuslav, Moulton, 33.79. 1600 — 1st, Mikaela Beard, Moulton, 6:37; 2nd, Sarah Baker, Moulton, 6:48. 1600 Relay — 1st, Moulton (Graisyn Neto, Megan Koranek, Malori Mitchon, Megan Mitchon. Shot Put — 5th, Allison Drabeck, Moulton, 23-7. Discus — 4th, Allison Drabeck, Moulton, 55-8; 6th, Bethany Brauer, Moulton, 49-5. Triple Jump — 1st, Megan Mitchon, Moulton, 29-4. Long Jump — 3rd, Megan Mitchon, Moulton, 14-5; 4th, Graisyn Neto,Moulton, 12-5 ½; 5th, Kelsey Pilat, Moulton, 11-6. Boys Team results — 1st, Moulton, 188; 3rd, Waelder, 44. 3200 — 1st, Alex Reyes, Moulton, 10:57; 2nd, Clay Orona, Waelder, 11:01; 3rd, Dennis Lopez, Moulton, 11:16; 4th, Antonio Morales, Waelder, 12:03. 800 — 1st, Jahn Holden, Moulton, 2:36; 2nd, Mario Pinedo, Moulton, 2:40. 100 Hurdles — 1st, Mario Pinedo, Moulton, 20.08 100 — 2nd, Dallas Rothbauer, Moulton, 12.44; 4th, Chris Davis, Waelder, 12.82 800 Relay — 1st, Moulton (Jahn Holden, Gavin Patton, Mario Pinedo, Zach Harris), 2. 400 — 2nd, Zach Harris, Moulton, 1:03. 300 Hurdles — 1st, Jahn Holden, Moulton, 1:02. 200 — 1st, Dallas Rothbauer, Moulton, 25.68; 3rd, Chris Davis, Waelder, 26.78; 5th, Gavin Patton, Moulton, 28.02. 1600 — 1st, Alex Reyes, Moulton, 5:04; 2nd, Clay Orona, Waelder, 5:08; 3rd, Dennis Lopez, Moulton, 5:15; 4th, Antonio Morales, Waelder, 5:32. 1600 Relay — 1st, Moulton (Zach Harris, Alex Reyes, Dallas Rothbauer, Gavin Patton), 4:19. Shot Put — 2nd, Zach Harris, Moulton, 33-2; 3rd, Arthur Aguilar, Waelder, 32-1. Discus — 4th, Arthur Aguilar, Waelder, 72-11; 5th, Zach Harris, Moulton, 71-10. High Jump — 1st, Dennis Lopez, Moulton, 5-4. Triple Jump — 2nd, Dennis Lopez, Moulton, 35-6; 3rd, Jahn Holden, Moulton, 34; 4th, Mario Pinedo, Moulton, 30-10. Long Jump —3rd, Dallas Rothbauer, Moulton, 18-1; 4th, Dennis Lopez, Moulton, 16-10 Results from the District 31-A DII/32-A DII Area Meet (Local athletes only) Girls Team results — 2nd, Moulton, 110; 9th, Waelder, 2. 400 — 5th, Megan Mitchon, Moulton, 1:11.18. 800 — 3rd, Megan Mitchon, Moulton, 2:48.4;5th, Marissa Ramirez, Waelder, 2:59.2; 6th, Malori Mitchon, Moulton, 3:02.4. 1600 — 1st, Sarah Baker, Moulton, 6:28.9; 2nd, Mikaela Beard, Moulton, 6:31.6. 3200 — 1st, Mikaela Beard, Moulton, 13:59.2; 2nd, Sarah Baker, Moulton, 14:08.2. 100 Hurdles — 5th, Maggie Gallant, Moulton, 20.05; 6th , Amanda Berchenhoff, Moulton, 23.04. 300 Hurdles — 2nd, Maggie Gallant, Moulton, 59.9; 4th, Amanda Berchenhoff, Moulton, 1:09.2. 400 Relay — 3rd, Moulton (Maggie Gallant, Laramie Zant, Amanda Berchenhoff, Hannah Perez), 1:01.8. 800 Relay — 5th, Moulton (Meagan Koranek, Graisyn Neto, Taylor Bohuslav, Kelsey Pilat), 2:13.3. 1600 Relay —2nd, Moulton (Graisyn Neto, Meagan Koranek, Malori Mitchon, Megan Mitchon), 4:57.03. Long Jump — 2nd, Megan Mitchon, Moulton, 13-11; 8th, Graisyn Nieto, Moulton, 12-1 ½ . Triple Jump — 1st, Megan Mitchon, Moulton, 30-5. Discus — 5th, Allison Drabeck, Moulton, 53-6. Boys Team results — 3rd, Moulton, 101; 6th, Waelder, 26. 100 — 5th, Dallas Rothbauer, Moulton, 12.36. 200 — 3rd, Dallas Rothbauer, Moulton, 25.1; 8th, Gavin Patton, Moulton, 27.3. 400 — 4th, Zach Harris, 1:04.3. 800 — 2nd, Jahn Holden, Moulton, 2:20.99; 5th, Mario Pinedo, Moulton, 2:25.8. 1600 — 1st, Alex Reyes, Moulton, 5:07.5; 2nd, Clay Orona, Waelder, 5:10.3; 3rd, Dennis Lopez, Moulton, 5:20.9; 5th, Antonio Morales, Waelder, 5:42.1. 3200 — 1st, Alex Reyes, Moulton, 10:45.9; 2nd, Clay Orona, Waelder, 10:55.6; 3rd, Dennis Lopez, Moulton, 11.12.1; 4th , Antonio Morales, Waelder, 11:58.6. 110 Hurdles — 4th, Mario Pinedo, 26.9. 300 Hurdles — 4th, Jahn Holden, 59.9. 800 Relay — 4th, Moulton, ( Jahn Holden, Gavin Patton, Mario Pinedo, Zach Harris), 1:51.6. 1600 Relay —2nd, Moulton (Zach Harris, Alex Reyes, Dallas Rothbauer, Gavin Patton), 4:05.43. High Jump — 3rd, Dennis Lopez,Moulton, 5-2. Long Jump — 4th, Dallas Rothbauer, Moulton, 17-5 ¼ ; 7th, Dennis Lopez,Moulton, 16-10. Triple Jump — 6th, Dennis Lopez, Moulton, 33-4 ½; 7th, Jahn Holden, Moulton, 32-3 ¾ ; 8th , Mario Pinedo, Moulton, 30-1. Shot Put — 4th, Zach Harris, Moulton, 32-11; 7th, Arthur Aguillar, Waelder, 30. Discus — 4th, Arthur Aguillar, Waelder, 81-4. Results from the District 29-A/30-A Area Meet (Local athletes only) Girls Team results — 2nd, Shiner, 85; T3rd, Flatonia, 65. Discus — 2nd, Lauren Oden, Shiner, 113-2 ½ ; 3rd, Taylor Williams, Flatonia, 100-7 ¾ . Shot Put — 5th, Abby Tieken, Shiner, 35-2. Long Jump — 4th, Paige Dollard, Shiner, 15-9; 6th, Kylie Mica, Flatonia, 15-1. Triple Jump — 5th, Kylie Mica, Flatonia, 31-4; 6th, Meredith Pavlica, Flatonia, 31-1. High Jump — 6th, Paige Dollard, Shiner, 4-4. 3200 — 3rd, Haley Moeller, Flatonia, 14:07.49; 5th, Clara Grosenbacher, Shiner, 14:18.33. 400 Relay — 2nd, Shiner, 52.23; 4th, Flatonia, 55.37. 800 — 5th, Clara Grosenbacher, Shiner, 2:49.38. 100 Hurdles — 1st, LaNeisha Hunt, Shiner, 13.16. 800 Relay — 2nd, Shiner, 1:55.04; 3rd, Flatonia, 1:58.65. 400 — 2nd, Taylor Williams, Flatonia, 1:05.06. 300 Hurdles — 1st, Meloni Berger, Shiner, 47.88. 1600 — 4th, Karla Gonzalez, Flatonia, 6:18.36; 6th, Haley Moeller, Flatonia, 6:22.37. 1600 Relay — 2nd, Flatonia, 4:27.54; 5th, Shiner, 4:35.37. Boys Team results — 2nd, Shiner, 89; 7th, Flatonia, 53. Discus — 4th, Marcus Mica, Flatonia, 128-5 ½; 6th, Caleb Curtis, Shiner, 114-11. Shot Put — 5th, Lane Janecka, Shiner, 39-10 ½; 6th, Caleb Curtis, Shiner, 38-9. Long Jump — 1st, Evel Jones, 21-9; 6th, Chad Neubauer, Shiner, 19-4 ½. Triple Jump — 2nd, Evel Jones, Shiner, 41-6; 4th, Justin Stovall, Shiner, 40-3. High Jump — 4th, Matthew Kozelsky, Flatonia, 5-2. Pole Vault — Reed Rightmer, Flatonia, 12-3. 3200 — 2nd, Jesus Hernandez, Flatonia, 11:52.07. 400 Relay — 1st, Shiner, 45.12. 800 — 2th, Ethan Berger, Shiner, 2:21.24; 4th, Jose Manzano, Flatonia, 2:25.17. 110 Hurdles — 6th, Zach Kalina, Flatonia, 17.74. 100 — 2nd, Evel Jones, Shiner, 11.35. 800 Relay — 4th, Shiner, 1:37.31. 400 — 1st , Evel Jones, Shiner, 52. 200 — 2nd, Marcus Coleman, Shiner,23.2. 1600 — 2nd, Jesus Hernandez, Flatonia, 5:15.24. 1600 Relay — 4th, Flatonia, 3:51.6; 6th, Shiner, 3:52.28. Results from the District 25-3A/26-3A Area Meet (Local athletes only) Girls Team results — 6th, Yoakum, 52; 8th, Cuero, 37; 12th, Gonzales, 22. 100 — 6th, Keaundra Cray, Gonzales, 13.73. 200 — 5th, Lexi Williams, Yoakum, 27.31; 6th, Missy Odom, Cuero, 27.48. 400 —8th, Krisslyn Sexton, Gonzales, 1:03.75. 800 — 6th, Alexandria Villafranca, Cuero, 2:32.63; 7th, Jocee Bennett, Cuero, 2:34.08. 1600 — 5th, Jocee Bennett, Cuero, 5:49.5. 3200 — 7th, Kaily Zumwalt, Gonzales, 13:27.91. 100 Hurdles — 1st, Abby Sheppard, Cuero, 15.47; 6th, Bailey Connell, Gonzales, 17.45. 300 Hurdles —1st, Abby Sheppard, Cuero, 46.42; 5th, Kendall Fougerat, Gonzales, 49.96; 8th, Mariah Rodriguez, Cuero, 51.42. 400 Relay — 6th, Yoakum (Lexi Williams, Lesley Seidenberger, Harley Braun, Camisha Williams), 50.83; 7th, Cuero (Missy Odom, Jessica Odom, D’Nesha Strait, Justyce Turner), 51.25. 800 Relay — 5th, Gonzales (Keaundra Cray, Ebonique Harris, Krisslyn Sexton, Kelsey Hardy), 1:48.14; 6th, Cuero (Kaelen Sievers, Jessica Odom, Missy Odom, Justyce Turner). 1600 Relay — 5th, Cuero (Mariah Rodriguez, Kaelen Sievers, Alexandria Villafranca, Abby Sheppard), 4:08.38; 6th, Yoakum (Lexi Williams, Hannah Bordovsky, Desiree Garza, Lesley Seidenberger), 4:14.17. High Jump — 1st, Lesley Seidenberger, Yoakum, 5-4; 3rd, Abby Sheppard, Cuero, 5-4; 5th, Desiree Garza, Yoakum, 5-2; 8th, Molly Barnick, Gonzales, 5. Pole Vault — 1st, Lexi Williams, Yoakum, 11-6; 3rd, Danyelle Glass, Gonzales, 10; 4th, Ashley Morris, Yoakum, 9. Long Jump — 5th, Lindsey Akers, Gonzales, 16-1 ½ .
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Results from the District 28-2A Track Meet (Local athletes only) Varsity Girls High Jump —3rd, Becca Brown, Hallettsville, 4-10; 4th, Kayla Valigura, Hallettsville, 4-10 Long Jump — 4th, Savannah Martinez,Nixon-Smiley, 15-4. Triple Jump — Claire Patterson, Luling, 34-9 ½ . Shot Put — 1st, Cassidy Targac, Hallettsville, 34-5 ¾ ; 2nd, Kasey Hairell, Hallettsville, 34-4; 3rd, Amanda Lee, Luling, 32. Discus — 1st, Kori Landman, Hallettsville, 107-4; 2nd, Cassidy Targac, Halletsville, 103-1; 4th, Amanda Lee, Luling, 89-7. 3200 — Carley Glass, Luling, 11:32.14; 2nd, Kristaly Munoz, Luling, 11:40.5; 4th, Maria Castillo, Luling, 14:15.59. 800 — 1st, Jenna Allen, Hallettsville, 2:30.74; 6th, Daelynn Delarosa, Hallettsville, 2:38.28. 100 Hurdles — 4th, Emily Bertran, Hallettsville, 18.59. 800 Relay — 5th, Hallettsville (Howell, Janak, Etlzler, Longoria, Taylor, Brown),1:56.81. 400 — 2nd, Jenna Allen, Hallettsville, 1:05.46; 6th, Yoder Driggers, Luling, 1:08.4. 1600 Relay — 2nd, Hallettsville (Shay Kowalik, Jenna Allen, Daelynn Delarosa, Danielle Taylor, Kaymee Howell), 4:24.24. 300 Hurdles — 4th, Shay Kowalik, Hallettsville, 52.15; 5th, Emily Bertran, Hallettsville, 54.2. 200 — 2nd, Clairie Patterson, Luling 28; 6th, Alyse Janak, Hallettsville, 28.87 1600 — 1st, Carley Glass, Luling, 5:15.68; 2nd, Kristaly Munoz, Luling, 5:19.46. Varsity Boys Team results — 2nd, Luling, 122; ,4th, N-S, 64; 6th, Hallettsville, 61. High Jump — 1st, Ty Anderson, Luling, 6-2; 2nd, Keeton Coe, Luling, 6. Triple Jump — 2nd, Juan Ordonez, Luling, 41-1 ½ ; 4th, Abraham Palomo, Luling, 38-10 ¼ . Shot Put — 3rd, Victor Evans, N-S, 43; 5th, Hunter Mican, Hallettsville, 40-6 ¾ ; 6th, Elondre McAfee, Hallettsville, 39-11 ½. Discus — 4th, Tyler Skelton, Hallettsville, 117-4; 6th, Dylan Kerr, Hallettsville, 107-5. 3200 — 1st, Ryan Flores, Luling, 10:02.33; 2nd, Jose Campos, Luling, 10:06.21; 3rd, Danny Castillo, Luling, 10:08.06; 5th, Fedincio Tristan, N-S, 11:37.43; 6th, Dailon Soto, Hallettsville, 12:08.4. 400 Relay — 3rd, Luling (Brenden Cubit, Shaft Cubit, Taylor Moore, Ty Anderson, Abraham Palomo, Coe Reele), 45.18; 4th, Hallettsville, 45.18. 800 — 1st, Garrett Earlywine, N-S, 2:06.05; 4th, Fabian Guerrero, Luling, 2:12.51; 5th, Izzak Zamora, Luling, 2:13.24; 6th, Brian Guerrero, Luling, 2:15.86. 110 Hurdles — 4th, Mason Hall, Hallettsville, 17.02; 5th, Tristan Newman, N-S, 17.18. 100 — 4th, Taylor Moore, Luling, 11.97; 6th, Juan Ordonez, Luling, 12.18. 800 Relay — 2nd, Luling (Keeton Coe, Shaft Cubit, Brenden Cubit, Taylor Moore, Ty Anderson), 1:32.92; 4th, Hallettsville (Herrington, Haynes, Sheppard, Smith, DeLaRosa), 1:34.32. 300 Hurdles — 1st, Tristan Newman, N-S, 41.75; 3rd, Mason Hall, Hallettsville, 43.53; 6th, Eric Klekar, Hallettsville, 47.85. 200 — 4th, Tim Sheppard, Hallettsville, 23.41; 6th, Jose Puente,
Triple Jump — 6th, Lindsey Von Haefen, Cuero, 35-3; 8th, Allison Raley, 34-7 ½ . Shot Put — 1st, Celine Markert, Yoakum, 40-1; 3rd, Erika Hernandez, Gonzales, 36-10. Discus — 1st, Celine Markert, Yoakum, 125-7. Boys Team results — 2nd, Yoakum, 79; 9th, Cuero, 25; 11th, Gonzales, 12. 100 — 3rd, Tristan Barfield, Cuero, 11.54; 6th, Blake McCracken, Yoakum, 11.83. 200 — 7th, Hunter Smith, Yoakum, 23.81. 400 — 4th, Justin Rossett, Cuero, 51.56. 800 — 6th, Ruben Lopez, Yoakum, 2:09.27. 1600 — 6th, Ruben Lopez, 4:54.14. 110 Hurdles — 6th, Karl Kaiser, Yoakum, 17.56; 7th, Travis Debault, Yoakum, 17.78; 8th, Dantay Eldridge, Yoakum, 18.26. 300 Hurdles —4th, Karl Kaiser, Yoakum, 41.86; 5th, Miguel Resendez, Yoakum, 41.88; 7th, Martin Rosales, Yoakum, 42.34. 400 Relay —7th, Gonzales (Roland Hernandez, Tyshawn Erskin, Chris Cerda, Darrance James), 45.86. 800 Relay — 1st, Yoakum (Myron Hights, Blake McCracken, Tre’Vontae Hights, Heath Kristek), 1:30.53; 4th, Cuero (1st, Cole Liendo, Roderick Fryer, Tristan Barefield, Justin Rossett), 1:31.33; 5th, Gonzales (Roland Hernandez, Tyshawn Erskin, Chris Cerda, Darrance James), 1:31.48. 1600 Relay — 4th, Gonzales (Roland Hernandez, Tyshawn Erskin, Darrance James, Chris Cerda), 3:26.99; 5th, Yoakum (Jacob Linn, Heath Kristek, Miguel Resendez, Tre’Vontae Hights), 3:27.11. High Jump — 4th, Tre’Vontae Hights, Yoakum, 6-2. Pole Vault — 1st, Cole Knocke, Yoakum, 15; 4th, Hunter Smith, Yoakum, 13; 6th, Dantay Eldridge, Yoakum, 12-6. Long Jump — 1st, Tre’Vontae Hights, Yoakum, 22-5 ½; 8th, Tyshawn Erskin, Gonzales, 18-7. Triple Jump —2nd, Tre’Vontae Hights, Yoakum, 46-2; 6th, Myron Hights, Yoakum, 43-8 ½ . Shot Put — 3rd, Willie Hights, Yoakum, 50-9; 4th, Blake Reeve, Cuero, 50-8; 6th, Krystian Brzozowski, Yoakum, 47-7; 7th, Zach Perez-Clack, Gonzales,115-9. Discus — 5th, Billy Rodriguez, Cuero, 125-5 ½ ; 6th, Caleb Harvey, Cuero, 122-6; 7th, Zach PerezClack, 115-9.
Apaches garner win over Cuero
In their final home game of the year, the Gonzales baseball team scored an uplifting win against Cuero, 8-7 in eight innings, on Friday. Trey Kridler started on the mound and worked four innings. Tyler Janota pitched in relief, getting the win. Gonzales trailed 4-2 in the second inning when Devin Benes hit a grand slam to put the Apaches ahead, 6-4. The Apaches took the lead again in the third inning on a one-out single by Brant Philippus. He stole second, went to third on a fielder’s choice and later scored on a wild pitch. Gonzales started the eighth inning with a single by Aaron Gayton and Kridler was hit by a pitch. Benes then delivered his third hit on the night, a sin-
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The 9U Stars won the Battle for the Capital Select Baseball Tournament on Sunday, April 21. The two-day tournament was held in Manor and the Stars were undefeated all weekend, outscoring their opponents 47-18. The Stars are a group of boys from Shiner, Yoakum and Gonzales. Pictured are (front row, from left) Gerard Nunez, Bryce Fillip, Cody Hollenbach, Zak Johnson, Blayke Muse, Conner Zaruba, (back row) Noah Boedeker, Coach Greg Shimek, Jared Shimek, Staton Pakebusch and Coach Ron Johnson. Not pictured are coach Brian Wenske, Drew Wenske, Jackson Ulcak, and Slayde Rice. (Courtesy photo)
gle to left, and Gayton beat the throw to home for the winning run. The Apaches close out the season at Smithville, beginning at 7 p.m. tonight. St. Paul boys capture second district title For the second year in a row, the St. Paul Boys Track Team won the TAPPS 2A, District 4 Track Meet. They scored 182 points and Sacred Heart was second with 162 points. Austin Horne placed second in discus with a throw of 116 feet, Laddie Patek was fourth with 102-3 and runner up in the shot put with 38-7 ¾. Dylan Barton was second in the long jump with 21-0 and won the 400-meBRIEFS, Page B3
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ter run in 51.66 seconds. Colby Schrade was fifth in the long jump with 20-9 and jumped 39-7 ¾ for sixth place in the triple jump. He was also second in the 100 meter dash with a time of 12.14. Adam Hollenbach was fifth in the triple jump with 40-4 ½ and second in the 200 with a time of 24.28. Dakota Kresta and T.J. Bell tied for third place in the high jump with 5-2; Ryan Geiger jumped 5-0 for fifth place in the high jump and he was fifth in the 800 in 2:15.03. He was also fifth in the 1600 in 5:26.51. Mason Matias won the 3200 with a time of 12:05.8 and was third in 1600 in 5:22.66; Marco Ynclan was fourth in the 3200 in 12:46.35. Mitchell McElroy, Schrade, Hollenbach and Barton won first place in the 400 relay with 44.84. McElroy, Schrade, Hollenbach and Bell made up the 800 relay that was in first place in 1:36.57. Barton, Bell, Hybner and McElroy ran the 1600 relay in 3:47.55 for first place. Kresta was second in the 110 hurdles in 18.03 and was third in the 300 hurdles in 44.49. Sam Wenske came in fourth in the 100 hurdles in 19.96, Ali Hoghoughi was sixth in the 110 hurdles with 21.07, while Cole Hybner was second in the 800 in 2:10.93 and was fifth in the 400 in 55.89. Other team members include Travis Raabe, Justin Siegel, Connor Pruett, Kolten Knesek, Kurt Chunda, Kyle Chunda, Ben Janecek, Jed Janecek, Reagan Beal, Colton Machart, Tanner Davis and Wenjie Ma. Gonzales mile relay moves on to regionals The Apache 1600-relay team of Troy Hernandez, Tyshawn Erskin, Darrance James and Chris Cerda came in fourth in the area meet and will compete in the Region IV-3A meet in Kingsville. The 800-relay team of Hernandez, Erskin, Cerda and James came in fifth place. Gonzales pole vaulter Danyelle Glass and shot put thrower Erika Hernandez will also compete in the regional meet. They will be joined by 300 hurdles alternate Kendall Fougerat and long jump alternate Lindsey Akers. Lady Bulldogs play two playoff warmup contests The Flatonia softball team played two playoff practice games last week against Boling and at Yoakum. On Friday, Flatonia got by Boling with a 2-1 score. Katie Steinhauser improved to 14-6-1 on the mound and was 1-for-3 with an RBI. Kylie Mica was 1-for-3 with a run and Brooke Migl hit 2-for-3 with a run. On Saturday, Yoakum edged Flatonia 6-5. Kasey Rex took the win for Yoakum while Steinhauser fell to 14-7-1. At the plate, Steinhauser was 2-for-4, Crystal Rodriguez and Migl were both 1-for-4, while Chandler Fike and Mica went 1-for-3. Flatonia splits district games with Yorktown, Ganado The Flatonia Bulldogs split a pair of district games last week, routing Yorktown, 17-2, on April 15 and falling to Ganado, 10-2, on April 19. Against Yorktown, Marcus Mica picked up the win on the hill and the ‘Dogs produced at the plate with 12 hits. Livan Cedillo was 3-for-4 with two runs and three RBIs; Will Bruns hit 2-for-4 with a double, RBI and two runs; Brandon Perez hit 2-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs; Josh Velasquez was 1-for-4, triple and two RBIs; Jose Cedillo was 1-for-2 with a double; Gus Venegas went 1-for-3; Cristihan Rodriguez was 1-for-2 for two runs and Casen Novak was 1-for-2 with two runs. Velasquez took the loss against Ganado with Novak going 2-for-3 with run and an RBI while Gus Venegas and Nathan Kozelsky each were 1-for-3. Yoakum defeats La Grange for season-series split The Yoakum Bulldogs paid La Grange back for a loss earlier in the district season as they pounded the Leopards, 11-5, on Friday. Troy Kacir took the win on the mound and Timmy Blakeney pitched in relief. Yoakum got 14 hits in the game with Troy Macha going 3-for-4, with three runs and three RBIs. Blakeney went 3-for-5 with a double, three RBIs and one run; Reagan Jacobs was 1-for-3 with one run; Keith Ratley went 2-for-4 with one run, triple and two RBIs; Chase Hermes finished 1-for-3, one run; Will Thurmond batted 1-for-4, one run; Ryan Kvinta went 1-for3, one run and two-RBI double; and Heath Kristek scored two runs.
The team of Bruce Kennedy, Dustin Lazano, Roy Staton, Butch Jackson, Billy Breitschopf and Chastain McRae (shown above) came in first place at the Wednesday Night Scramble held April 17 at Independence Park Golf Course. (Courtesy photo)
What The Hell/Regulators claimed the men’s championship by going undefeated on Sunday in the inaugural Relay for Life Benefit Softball Tournament held in Yoakum. Team members were (kneeling, from left): Ryan Wilkerson, Marcus Longoria, Bear Montgomery, Tony Savage, (standing) David Matias, Keith Zimmerman, Chris Camarillo, John Henry Wilkerson, Bo Green, Nate Jefferson and Tator Cunningham. Not pictured are Cody Montgomery, Ckody Burton and DL Cunningham. (Courtesy photo)
Team WATHA claimed the Co-ed championship by going undefeated on Sunday in the inaugural Relay for Life Benefit Softball Tournament held in Yoakum. Team members were (kneeling, from left): Devin Benes, Kim Martinez, Juana Continued from page B1 Villareal, Tonya Worrels-Rodriguez, Courtney Coz, (standing) Jalen Longoria, Kevin Martinez, Raul Hidalgo, Erik Rodriguez, Francesca Saucedo, Adrian James ian Cedillo reached on the and Kim Beau-Lina. (Courtesy photo) throwing error and Bruns
FLATONIA: Pulls into a tie for second place with win
scored for the 3-2 Flatonia lead. Matthew Kozelsky ran for Cedillo. Stafford was brought on
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the mound for Shiner and the first batter he faced, Gus Venegas, laid down a bunt and reached on the error, scoring Velasquez but Kozetsky was out at home to end the inning. Flatonia got a quick out to start the bottom of the seventh but Shiner started to threaten. Stafford was walked and went to second on the passed ball. Flatonia mishandled Michalec’s ball to get Stafford in scoring position. But he was left stranded as Flatonia caught a fly ball and then struck out Cole Strauss to end the game. The result leaves Shiner and Flatonia with 7-3 records in district. Both coaches said there would likely be a playoff game between the teams later this week or next week to determine second and third places. Weimar has wrapped the district title with an 8-1 record going into their game with Louise.
Flatonia 4, Shiner 2 F 000 010 3-4 5 5 S 200 000 0-2 7 2 F: Marcus Mica, Josh Velasquez (5) and Will Bruns. S: Austin Esse, Brady Cejka (5), Jacob Stafford (7) and Cole Strauss. W — Velasquez. L — Cejka (4-2). HR — S: Stafford. 2B— S: Blake Michalec
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Athletics top previously unbeaten Orioles, 10-4
The Sage Capital Athletics handed the Southern Clay Orioles their first loss of the season in Major league play on April 16, with a score of 10-4. On the mound for the Athletics was Seth Gibson and leading their hitting attack was Seth Gibson (two doubles, RBI), Mason Richter (three singles, two RBIs) and Quinton Parker (two doubles, one single, three RBIs). Jason Hernandez and Gavin Navarro also contributed with Navarro garnering a single and Hernandez snagging a single and RBI. This brings the Athletics to a record of 2-2 for the season. Minor Baseball The Munson Burns Tigers had a slow start before coming on strong to beat the Munson Ranch Dodgers 8-6 on April 16. Jake Hardcastle struck out the first two batters in the first, but the Dodgers still managed to get four runs. The Dodgers pitcher had a little trouble in the second inning letting the Tigers score four runs. Brady Oakes, Hardcastle, Brayden Watson, and Waylon Pape scored the runs. Sam Benes beat the throw from third to get on in the third inning. Landon Watson walked and then Lantz Pyssen hit a two-run RBI. Oakes then hustled to first on a slow grounder. Brayden Clampit moved Oakes to third on a fielder’s choice and Pyssen was thrown out at home. Hardcastle and Watson walked to load the bases and Cameron Vernor hit a single to score Oakes and Watson. Oakes came in to save the game for the Tigers. Coach Pitch The Lindemann Fertilizer Red Sox were proud to honor their namesake Boston on April 17 by wearing red ribbons on their caps
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Members of the Lindemann Fertilizer Red Sox honored their team’s namesake by wearing red ribbons on their caps in the game against the Warrick Enterprises Indians. (Courtesy photo) during their game against the Warrick Enterprises Indians. A special thanks to Morgan Boothe’s mom for organizing this special gesture. Sydney McCray, Noah Ramirez, Landon Holub, Sienna Rios, Vance Lucas, Rocky Gallegos, Coy LaBuhn, and Morgan Boothe all had strong hits from the coach. The remainder of the team had successful hits from the tee. All of the Red Sox players also played a great defensive game. Pee Wee Baseball On Friday, the LeAnn Wolff, CPA Blue Jays played the Allen’s Body Tech Diamondbacks. On the Blue Jay team, Brady Barfield hit a double, Connor Oeltjen had a good swing and hit well, while Corbin Wolff pitched a good game. Report your Little League scores to The Cannon by calling Mark Lube at 830672-7100 or sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This week’s Gonzales Little League Schedule
Minor Softball Gonzales Orange at Kitchen Pride Mushrooms, 6, Field 1 GVEC Home Services at Caraway Ford, 8, Field 1 Pee Wee Softball Harding Pump & Supply at Lester Farms, 6, Field 3 Clearwater Real Estate Services at Gonzales Knights of Columbus, 7:30, Field 3 Coach Pitch Warrick Enterprise Indians at Texas Farm Bureau Ins. Mets, 6, Field 2 GVEC Nationals at Lindemann Fertilizer Service Inc. Red Sox, 7, Field 2 Major Softball GVTC Angels at H&R Block Dynamite, 7, Field 1 Major Baseball Siever’s Medical Clinic Rangers at Southern Clay Orioles, 6, Field 2 Sage Capital Bank Athletics at Boomer’s Marlins, 8, Field 2 T-Ball McDonald’s Braves at 4L RV Ranch Cubs, 6, Field 1 Circle G Truck Stop Royals at E.F. Ehrig & Sons LTD Giants, 7, Field 1 Major Softball H&R Block Dynamite at Shiner Angels, 7, Field 3 Minor Softball Caraway Ford at Gonzales Orange, 6, Field 1 Kitchen Pride Mushrooms at GVEC Home Services, 8, Field 1 Pee Wee Softball Gonzales Knights of Columbus at Harding Pump & Supply, 6, Field 3 Lester Farms at Clearwater Real Estate Services, 7:30, Field 3 Minor Baseball TSG Architect Angels at Sonic Cardinals, 6, Field 2 Munson & Burns Tigers at Munson Ranch Dodgers,8, Field 2
Thursday, April 25
Friday, April 26
Monday, April 29
Tuesday, April 30
Major Softball Cuero Orioles at GVTC Angels, 7, Field 1. Major Baseball Boomer’s Marlins at Siever’s Medical Clinic Rangers, 6, Field 2 Southern Clay Orioles at Sage Capital Bank Athletics, 8, Field 2 Pee Wee Baseball LeAnn Wolff, CPA Blue Jays at Graham Land & Cattle Co. Astros, 6, Field 3 West Motor Twins at Buffington Funeral Home Reds, 7:30, Field 3 Minor Baseball GVEC.net Phillies at Sonic Cardinals,7, Field 2 Pee Wee Baseball Allen’s Body Tech Diamondbacks at Graham Land & Cattle Co. Astros, 7, Field 3 T-Ball McDonald’s Braves at Circle G Truck Stop Royals, 6, Field 1 Odd Fellows Lodge Mariners at E.F. Ehrig & Sons LTD Giants, 7, Field 1 Coach Pitch GVEC Nationals at Warrick Enterprise Indians, 6, Field 2 Lindemann Fertilizer Service Inc. Red Sox at Texas Farm Bureau Ins. Mets, 7, Field
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Thursday, April 25, 2013
LOST & FOUND
LOST: Lost dog at CR 481 & 90A. Reward for return of Black/White Boston Terrier Male. Has tags and was pulling a leash when last seen. 830-4456821.
LOST & FOUND
FOUND: Black Lab male, found in Cost area. No collar. Call 830-857-1568.
FREE GED classes, day (M T W and Th, 8 30 to noon) and night (M and W 6 30 to 9), Gonzales Learning Center, 1135 St. Paul, 6728291. -------------------------Job Corps is currently enrolling students aged 16-24 in over 20 vocational trades at no-cost! Will help students get drivers license GED or High School diploma and college training if qualified. For more info call 512-665-7327.
830-437-5772. -------------------------SOLAR SCREEN I N S TA L L AT I O N NEEDED We need someone who knows how to install solar screens on house windows. Please call 713805-8105 and leave a message with a number to call you back just in case I’m away from phone. -------------------------Childcare Workers for Kids Club Working with kids from ages 2-12. PT position that could become FT. Morning and evening shifts available. Background Check Required. CPR certified is a plus. If interested, please come by to fill out an application at Revival Fitness, 931 Saint Lawrence Street, Gonzales, Texas. -------------------------Front Desk Clerk Signing-up new gym members, retail sales, taking payments, answering phone, maintaining cleanliness of gym. PT-FT position. Morning shift, 9-4. If interested, please come by to fill-out an application at Revival Fitness, 931 Saint Lawrence Street, Gonzales, Texas. -------------------------CDL DRIVERS WANTED J.M. Oilfield Service, a family oriented company is seeking professional & reliable Class A CDL employees. Re-
quirements: 2 years experience tanker and must be willing to get HazMat endorsement ASAP. Call 830-672-8000. -------------------------AVON Representatives Wanted! Great earning opportunities! Buy or Sell! Call 830-672-2271, Independent Sales Rep.
MISC. FOR SALE
washer/dryer set, $350. Excellent condition. Call 361-2083565. -------------------------For Sale: Custom made picnic tables; made with treated lumber, with bolts and screws - will make the conventional table with seats attached to table; will also make tables with seat benches separate from table: 4-6 or 8 foot made for your specific needs. Call 830-540-4776 or 830-857-3273 for pricing and availability information. -------------------------ABOVE GROUND POOL 15’x30’ aboveground pool with deck, 48” high, needs new liner. Buyer disassembles, no delivery available. $1,400. Call 830-672-1106. -------------------------7 bags of shredded paper & various boxes. Great for packing. Call 830519-4176 (Gonzales). -------------------------For Sale: Pogo Stix, orange, 10-yrs & up, $10.00. UT Color Western Jacket, pants, culottes, cute, Size 8, $15.00. Go UT Longhorns. 830-263-4608 -------------------------2 refrigerators, 1 small, 1 large, King, Full Bed sets, floor lamp, night stands, table, chair. 830672-9611 or come by Care Free Inn, Gonzales, 1804 E. Sarah DeWitt Dr. -------------------------5.0 Chest type freezer, 2 TV’s, 1 19”, 1 - 25”, 3 infant car seats. Excellent Condition. Call 830203-8633. -------------------------Kohler 15” water saver toilet, used 2 months. Paid $200, asking $100 cash. Call Barbara, 830672-1106. -------------------------For Sale: BGR 14 Series Bottom Mounted Swing Glass Door Refrigerator by Master Built. Contact Carolyn at Gonzales Poultry. 672-7954. -------------------------Party dresses for sale: 4 short, 2 long. Purple, yellow, gold, blue green. Also jackets, men’s jackets, overcoat, etc. Call 672-8034. -------------------------For sale: Singer Sewing Machine with pedal, table w/6 chairs, almost new, hand crocheted table cloth, large, white, antique 3 pc. Loveseat and other yarn crocheted items. Call
MISC. FOR SALE
672-8034. -------------------------DynaVoxV series 5. Communication device - has keyboard, m o u s e , c h a r g e r, case. Works great. new $8,000. Can go on internet, read ebooks, play music, download pictures & programs. Asking $1,000. Good for autistic children or speech impaired children or adults. kathy, 830-8576646. -------------------------For Sale: Concrete parking curbs 6’ long 6” tall plain or painted, 16’ + 20’ long concrete cattle guard bases, cattle feed troughs. Call Vic for pricing, 6726383 or 857-3827. -------------------------MP3 Player. SanDisk 8GB. Brand new. 437-2046. -------------------------21” RCA TV, great for kids room or 2nd TV. $75. Call 437-2046. -------------------------MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS Hohner acoustic guitar w/case. Good for student, $75. Keyboard, Casiotone, TT 360, $125. 437-2046. -------------------------Unicorn Collection for Sale. Call Frances between 9pm10am, 830-8576476. -------------------------1800’S Double Barrell Shotgun, Remington $1,500. Call 512-917-4078. -------------------------Antique Straight Razor display case, 18x24 (Memorabilia). $695. Call 512917-4078. -------------------------Troybilt Trimmer with attachments (edger, tiller). 4 cycle, uses straight gasoline. $250. 361741-2604. -------------------------For Sale: ORGANIC EGGS. Free Range chickens. $2.00 dozen. Will deliver to Gonzales weekly. 830-540-3536. -------------------------Large shower chair. 19” color TV w/ stand, stand has rollers. 857-8090. -------------------------2 Lounge Chairs, 6 ft. tall headboard, bed frame, oak dining table, antique egg incubator, entertainment center, lamp stand w/ drawers, booth dining table, planter boxes. 361-5944307. -------------------------Large amount quality items. Everything $85.00; worth about $300. Health problems prevent garage sale. In Lockhart. Mel, 512-
MISC. FOR SALE
376-9396. -------------------------Clavinova Yamaha Digital Piano w/ bench. Under Warranty. $2,700. Call 830-339-0111. -------------------------Used Dell Computer. Keyboard & Monitor. $250 cash. Call 512-917-4078. -------------------------FOR SALE Used cyclone fencing and post. 1990 Dodge pick up with lift gate. Can be seen at GHA 410 Village Dr. Gonzales, Texas. For information call Jeanette Conquestat 830-672-3419. -------------------------Upright piano for sale. Great for kids starting piano lessons. All keys works. Needs to be tuned. $100. Call 830-8325965. -------------------------Unique BBQ Pit, Stagecoach. Includes Electric Rotisserie $275. Call 512-917-4078. -------------------------Electric Hospital bed, $150. 5821120. -------------------------Stain Glass Window, white tail deer. $275. 512-9174078. -------------------------For Sale: Headache Rack, Bumper Hitch, Aluminum Running Boards, 5 office desks, Lift Chair, Antique Bed, Leather Sofa Bed. 1109 FM 532 West, Shiner. 361-596-4403. -------------------------Air Framing Nailer. Contractor Series. $75.00. Call 361-7412604.
Call 672-7100 to advertise your ad in the Classifieds. LEGAL NOTICES
The Gonzales Independent School District Trustee election that had been scheduled for May 11, 2013 was cancelled at the regular April monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees due to both candidates running unopposed. Gloria A. Torres, District 1, and Justin Schwausch, District 2, will each serve another three year term on the Board.
Garage Sale, Fri., April 26, 5 to 7 p.m. and Saturday, April 27, 8 to 12 at the Gonzales Learning and Career Center, 1135 St. Paul. Furniture, CD’s, books, housewares, bedding, etc. Proceeds support our free GED and ESL classes. -------------------------Estate Sale Westhoff, Texas. 18187 Crane St., Saturday, April 27, 8-? Across from Lutheran Church. 3 Dearborn heaters, pool table, furniture, lots of clothes, tools, little bit of everything, misc. -------------------------3 Families Garage Sale. 717 St. Francis St. Saturday and Sunday, April 27th & 28th. 8-?. Electronics, Antiques, books, crafts, tools, clothing, kids toys, household appliances. -------------------------Yard Sale. Saturday, April 27, 8-? 1022 1/2 Church St. Lots of baby, children’s, men & women & teen clothes, shoes & misc. items.
Ranch Farm Hand. Reasonable compensation. work includes cattle & horses, fence maintenance, brush spraying, etc. 40 hour week.
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
The City of Gonzales is requesting proposals for the cutting and bailing of “hay” located at the J.B. Wells Park located south of Gonzales on Hwy 183. Each prospective bidder will state in their proposal the amount they are willing to pay the City of Gonzales for each standard size round bale. Bids should be delivered to City Hall on or before 5:00 p.m., Wednesday May 1, 2013, and marked: Attention City Secretary, Hay Proposal. This contract will last for the 2013 summer season. Please contact Mike Jeffrey at (830)263-0335 for any questions regarding the Hay Proposal or to inspect the property.
The City of Gonzales is accepting applications for interested citizens to serve on multiple City Boards; including the Zoning Board of Adjustments, Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, JB Wells Park Advisory Board, Museum Advisory Board, and Tourism Advisory Committee. All interested parties will need to complete an application and return to the office of the City Secretary by May 1, 2013. If you have any questions concerning the duties and functions of any of the Boards or Commissions please contact Kristina Vega, City Secretary at 830-672-2815 or email@example.com.
MISC. FOR SALE
Aussie Charcoal BBQ pit, $35.00. Spanish style 63 in. long coffee table with glass inserts on ends. $75.00. Call 830-437-2619. -------------------------55 Gallon metal or Plastic Drums. Volume Discounts. $5.00 each. 830857-4321. -------------------------New Porch swing. Maple stain. $75. 512-917-4078. -------------------------Ladies boots, Justin Red Ropers, 8 1/2. Fat Babies, purple, 8 1/2. Silver-Studded dress, size 9. $20.00 each. 2 cowboy hats, red, 1 straw like, $10; 1 suede, $20. 830-263-1702. -------------------------5-13 inch tires for a race car. They are good for a dwarf car. Good tread, like brand new. $40 each. Call Brittany at 830-203-0762. -------------------------Poulan Weedeater, $65. Excellent condition, just like new. Push mower, $65.,
MESQUITE BBQ WOOD FOR SALE in Gonzales County. All sizes and shapes, ready to use. (830) 672-6265. -------------------------Firewood: Pickup load is $60.00. If you haul. Delivered is $85. Call: 830-5404430.
NOTICE FOR PROPOSALS
The Gonzales County Appraisal District is seeking proposals for Group Health/Life/AD&D Insurance. A statement of the current benefit specifications may be obtained from the district office free of charge. Proposals must be received by the Gonzales County Appraisal District office, 928 St. Paul Street, P. O. Box 867, Gonzales, Texas 78629, no later than 12:00 Noon on Thursday, May 16, 2013. All proposals must be addressed to Lauren Clampit, Chairman, Board of Directors. All proposals must be sealed and marked on the outside of the envelope “Group Health/Life/AD&D Insurance”. Proposals will be opened at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 16, 2013, at the Appraisal District office located at 928 St. Paul Street, Gonzales, Texas 78629. The contract will be awarded at the regular Board of Directors meeting to be held at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 928 St. Paul Street, Gonzales, Texas. All persons submitting proposals are welcome to attend the proposal opening and the Board of Directors meeting. The Board reserves the right to reject any and all proposals. If a proposal is accepted it will be the proposal considered most advantageous to the Gonzales County Appraisal District. All parties submitting proposals shall use lump sum pricing. The method of payment will not be more often than monthly from the District’s General Operating Fund. No bond is required.
Want to Buy: Oliver 60 Tractor. V.A.C. Case Tractor. Run or Not. 361-293-1633. -------------------------5 Bale Hay King Trailer & Bale Flipper Loader. Load hay without getting out of truck. Video on baleflipper.com. $13,500. 512-5655927.
Table with 4 chairs, Loveseat, Southwestern design, Queen size bed w/ mattress & boxsprings, Girls white iron daybed, mattress, boxsprings, pop up unit, matching white desk, white china cabinet. All excellent condition. 830203-8633. -------------------------Large china cabinet, $200.00 . 830672-2604. -------------------------Large Oak desk w/ glass topper and large wooded desk. 830-672-3626. -------------------------New Sofa for Sale. $400. Call 830-8759422, Luling. -------------------------Couch, dresser, buffet. $50 each. Call 830-263-1181. -------------------------7 pc. dinette, $95; coffee and end table, $75; Rollaway Bed, $35; 37” TV, $15; 2 office receptionist chairs, couch, table, etc. 361-596-4096.
City of Smiley Call for Sealed Bids
The City of Smiley will be accepting bids by mail or in person for: 1. 2. Combination 1988 Chevrolet Dually with a 454 engine, with four speed transmission. 14’ Gooseneck trailer with a 1200 gallon water tank Bidder can bid on each unit separately. Items will be sold “as is”. Units are parked next to Smiley Grocery Store on Hwy. 87 in Smiley. Bids may be mailed to: City of Smiley P.O. Box 189 Smiley, Texas 78159 Bids may be dropped off Monday-Friday between 8 a.m. and 12 noon at: City Hall 207 U.S. Hwy. 87 w. Smiley, Texas 78159 All Bids must be received by May 13th at 5 p.m. to be considered. Bids will be opened May 16th at 7 a.m. at the next City Council Meeting. The City of Smiley has the right to refuse any and all bids.
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
CITY OF GONZALES ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENTS
The Zoning Board of Adjustments of the City of Gonzales, by this instrument, notifies the public of a PUBLIC HEARING on the following project that has been presented to the Board for their consideration: The below listed property is currently zoned as Mobile Home District (M-H) of which the property owner is requesting a 5 foot variance on the set back requirements for Space #2 in the below listed property. ADDRESS: 630 College Street #2 PROPERTY OWNER: Michael Tuch/CLPK Properties PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Part of Lots No. 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, and all of Lots Nos. 2, 8, 9, 10, in Hoskins Addition, of the City of Gonzales. PARCEL: 12877 The Zoning Board of Adjustments will hold a Public Hearing May 6, 2013 at the Gonzales City Hall, 820 St. Joseph St. at 5:30 p.m., to allow for public comment on this project. After consideration and voting by Zoning Board of Adjustments and the Public Hearing, the project will either be approved or denied. The Zoning Board of Adjustments encourages citizens to participate in the public comment and public hearing stages of all Zoning Board of Adjustments projects. Citizens unable to attend meetings may submit their views to Kristina Vega, City Secretary for the City of Gonzales, by mailing them to P.O. Drawer 547, Gonzales, TX 78629. For additional information, contact the City Secretary office at (830)-672-2815
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Thursday, April 25, 2013
Small round dining table with leaf, extends to oval. $50. Vintage pub table with extensions, $175. Black metal futon with mattress & cover. Like new. $75. 830-540-3382.
spray-in bed liner, grill guard, towing package and more! Call Lauren at (361) 648-5049 for more info. -------------------------Tires for Sale. 4 brand new tires - 255-35ZR20 Nitto Extreme ZR with Rims - Martin Bros 20” universal rims. $500. 830-8571340.
READY NOW! Call now 830-620-4500. RBI#36649. -------------------------3bedroom/2 bathroom singlewide available. $27,900. Call if in need of housing. 830-3056926. RBI#36486. -------------------------OILFIELD HOUSING - 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom with washer and dryer, office spaces, must see to appreciate. 830-305-6926. RBI#36486. -------------------------Between 4-5 Acres for Sale. Doublewide. Excellent condition. Hwy. frontage. 3BR, all electric, all appliances. Call 830-857-1026.
HOMES FOR RENT
by appointment. -------------------------House for Rent. 3BR/2 1/2 BA. 1536 Sq. Ft., w/2 master suites. Perfect for oilfield executive or families. In Marion. $1,100/per month. 830-914-4044. -------------------------2BR/1BA house. 765 Sq. Ft. Large deck on back. $875/mo. Marion, TX. 830914-4044. -------------------------1ST MONTH RENT FREE 3/2’s from $595/ month. Several homes available. www.silentvalleyhomes.com. Lockhart, 512-376-5874. -------------------------For Rent in Gonzales. 507 St Michael. 3bed 2ba, fenced Yard, 1300/month, 1300 deposit. 830832-3163 -------------------------Cabin for Rent. 1BR/1BA. Secluded, in country. $100/ nightly, Mon.-Fri. or $350/weekly. Weekend rates vary. No smokers. Call 830857-0986 or 830857-1418. -------------------------Completely remodeled inside and out. 2 & 3 bedroom homes. Fully furnished. Rent by night, week or month. Fantastic neighborhood. Cheaper by night than hotel room. 672-5169. -------------------------3BR/2BA large house. Fully furnished, beds, linens, washer/dryer, cable T.V., stove, refrigerator. CA/ CH. Great for crew. Monthly or lease available. Home in town, plenty of parking. 512-8205461. -------------------------Charming 1/1 home on 2 wooded acs, w/lrg. deck in country, 77 North, paved road. $775/ mo. No pets/smokers. 512-415-6483. -------------------------3/2 Large home on nice lot. $1,250/mo. Stove, refrigerator, included. Families or Oil Field Workers welcome. 713-5013416. -------------------------For Rent: 2BR/2BA/2CG home on 183 N. $1,250/mo., plus deposit. Call 830857-4458 for information. --------------------------
HOMES FOR RENT
Motel Suites. 2 bedrooms, full kitchen, porch/small yard. $68 nightly, $310 weekly. Crews welcome. Call JR, 512292-0070, 512-6560521. -------------------------House for Rent. 302 Lancaster, Moulton, TX. Nice spacious 1BR home w/appliances & a large yard. Call for info. 832-633-3950. -------------------------Single Suite. Perfect for Supervisor for Oil Company. Full kitchen, washer/ dryer, TV/Full cable, wireless internet. No smoking inside. No Pets. Fully furnished and all bills paid. Private Yard/ Garage. Weekly, $280; Deposit $300. Call 512-292-0070 -------------------------Home For Rent. Country Home. completely remodeled. 2BR/1BA, CA, hardwood floors, roof for AG Project. Navarro ISD between Seguin & New Braunfels. $1,000 month, $1,000 deposit. 830-660-7351 or 830-822-5348. -------------------------ATTENTION OIL AND GAS PIPE LINERS - CREW HOUSING AVAILABLE Furnished with all bills paid -- Full Kitchen - Personal bedrooms and living room. WEEKLY RATES AVAILABLE. Please call JR at (512) 292-0070 or (830) 672-3089. -------------------------MOTEL ROOMS AVAILABLE NIGHTLY RATES Single nightly rates starting at $35.00 per night. Which include A/C, Microwave, Refrigerator, TV/Cable and furnished with all bills paid. Please call JR at (512) 292-0070 or (830) 672-3089. -------------------------For Rent to oilfield or pipeline workers 2BR/1BA, CH/A, furnished kitchen in Yoakum. Call 361293-6821. -------------------------3/2, like new 1,800 sq. ft. in Nixon. $1,000/mo. Call 830-857-6921.
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Busy Restaurant with large customer base for sale in Smiley, Texas. Equipment included. Contact Nick or Doris, 830-587-6262, 210-373-6869 or 210-883-4271. --------------------------
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5-13 inch tires for a race car. They are good for a dwarf car. Good tread, like brand new. $40 each. Call Brittany at 830-203-0762. -------------------------2005 Cadillac CTS in excellent mechanical conditiion. 109,000 miles, 4-door, V-6, $8,800 OBO. Call 830672-1106. -------------------------For sale: Merucry Grand Marquis. Metallic Jade Green Effect. 22 inch rims. C.D. Player. Runs great. $4,000. 830203-8841. Thomas. Serious calls only. -------------------------WANTED: Older Chevy Chevelle or Nova for restoration. Call Jim, 210-3934131. -------------------------1990 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1. Special Performance Coop. The LT5 engine is a 32 valve engine with a 16 fuel injections and twin double over head cams. Call: 830-540-4430. -------------------------Car and truck rims for sale. 15” and 14” rims. Can be used on trailers, trucks or older cars up to 1980. 4372232. -------------------------“SIMPLY THE BEST deals on new Chevrolets and GMCs AND over 100 used vehicles with financing to fit most credit situations. Grafe Chevrolet GMC, Hallettsville, TX 800-798-3225 or 361-798-3281 or GRAFECHEVYGMC. COM” -------------------------For Sale: 1995 Ford F-250, Ext. Cab, 4x4, V-8, Automatic Transmission, Heavy Duty, Good Work Truck, Good condition, 830672-2192. -------------------------2006 Chevrolet Impala for sale. 4-door, V6 engine, a little over 17,000 miles. Silver. One owner. Asking $13,000. 830672-3147. -------------------------1988 Saab 900 Turbo Coup Convertible. Top work but rebuilt clutch. Good buy. $800. 830-857-5927. -------------------------1972 Chevy Half Ton Pickup. Rebuilt drive train except rear end. All original. 29K Engine, 50K Transmission. 3/4 rear springs. $1K. 830-857-5927. -------------------------For Sale: 2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 - $7,500. 2nd owner pickup with low miles, cold A/C,
HUGE Selection of Used and Repo Homes. Open 7 days a week. Fayette Country Homes, Schulenburg, 800369-6888. Open Sundays, 1-6. (RBI 32896). -------------------------Brand New Factory Direct. 3BR/2BA Home, $29,900 Including Move & SetUp with vinyl siding, shingled roof. Fayette Country Homes, Schulenburg, 979743-6192. Open Sundays, 1-6. tierraverdehomes.com. (RBI 32896) -------------------------Why pay more for less? Our custom Factory built homes have the features you want at the absolute lowest prices! Don’t over pay, come in today. Fayette Country Homes, Schulenburg, 979-743-6192. Open Sundays, 1-6. (RBI 32896). -------------------------TRADE YOUR OLD HOME TODAY! We pay top dollar for trades! No money down! Singlewides, Doublewides, Triplewides, Park Models, Cedar Cabins! Call now 830-620-4500. RBI#36649. -------------------------USED SINGLEWIDE Like New! - Super Nice Shape! Only $17,900. Call now 830-620-4500. RBI#36649. -------------------------EARLY BIRD TAX REFUND! Don’t wait to buy your home! Got taxes coming back? Get started now while interest rates are 3.85%. Call now 830-620-4500. RBI#36649. -------------------------WHOLESALE USED DOUBLEWIDE 2011 - Like New ONLY $64,900. 4/2 28x64! Call now 830-620-4500. RBI#36649. -------------------------FANTASTIC 4BR on 4.6 ACRES Beautiful - land and home package. This home is super nice. Very private! comes with a barn and fenced! Call now 830-620-4500. RBI#36649. -------------------------OIL FIELD HOUSING! Manufactured homes that sleep up to 16 men C O M F O R TA B LY !
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2900 Johnson Street, Gonzales, TX. Gonzales Manufacturing offers an excellent benefit package, paid holidays, bonus programs, paid vacation, medical, dental, and 401K Retirement Program.
MOBILE HOMES FOR RENT
Mobile Home for rent, 2BR/1Bath, appliances/some furniture, on ranch near Ottine. No pets/smokers. $850/mo. plus deposit and electricity. (830) 424-3089 or (361) 537-2131. -------------------------Roadrunner Mobile Home Park, 3 bedroom/1 bath, furnished Mobile Homes for Rent. “MOVE IN SPECIAL”. $675 for the first three months, $775 the fourth month and after! $675 for deposit. More information: 361-293-3420/361582-6593/361-7980816, 900 Old Shiner Rd. Yoakum, Tx. -------------------------For Sale or Lease. 3 BR Trailer House, 2 RV Spots. Leesville. 830-433-0603. -------------------------FOR RENT: 2bed, 1 bath trailer. New kitchen floor. For more information call Samantha at 830-857-5812.
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WANTED: Bobtail Truck Driver Day & Night Positions Available Requirements: Class A CDL with HazMat/Tanker Endorsements Must be at least 25 years of age Insurance, 401K and vacation included Applications available at: Schmidt & Sons, Inc. 2510 Church St. • Gonzales, Texas 78629 www.schmidtandsons.com (830) 672-2018 • John Clark @ ext. 112
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ROOM FOR RENT
Room for rent for working person. 1BR/1BA. Quiet neighborhood. Call 203-7146 after 4 p.m.
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CITY OF GONZALES PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION
The Planning & Zoning Commission of the City of Gonzales, by this instrument, notifies the public of a PUBLIC HEARING on the following project that has been presented to the Commission for their consideration: The below listed property is currently zoned as Heavy Commercial District (C-2) and is requested to receive the overlay zoning for (PUD) Planned Unit Development. The underlying Zoning District of C-2 will stay intact with the property. PROPERTY OWNER: Robert K. Burchard and William F. Burchard PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Lots 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, in Range No. 9, East of Water Street in the Original outer Town of Gonzales PARCEL: 12496 The Planning & Zoning Commission will hold a Public Hearing May 14, 2013 at the Gonzales City Hall, 820 St. Joseph St. at 5:30 p.m., to allow for public comment on this project. After consideration and voting by Planning & Zoning Commission and the Public Hearing, projects go to City Council for their approval. The Planning and Zoning Commission encourages citizens to participate in the public comment and public hearing stages of all Planning & Zoning Commission projects. Citizens unable to attend meetings may submit their views to Kristina Vega, City Secretary for the City of Gonzales, by mailing them to P.O. Drawer 547, Gonzales, TX 78629. For additional information, contact the City Secretary office at (830)-672-2815
HOMES FOR RENT
3/2 country home for rent. For more information, call 830-857-8090. -------------------------Cottages for Lease. Fully furnished cottages for rent in Gonzales, TX. Includes all furniture, flat screen TV, linens, kitchen items & appliances (full-size refrigerator, range, microwave, washer & dryer). Utilities paid. Weekly Housekeeping Included. Month-toMonth Lease. $500 Security Deposit. Application Required. 1 Bedroom, $1,300/month, 2 bedroom, $1,600/ month. Call 830351-1195. Shown
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Looking for a 2 or 3BR nice house in Nixon and Leesville area. Call 830-8571658.
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The Planning & Zoning Commission of the City of Gonzales, by this instrument, notiﬁes the public of a PUBLIC HEARING on the following project that has been presented to the Commission for their consideration: The below listed property is currently zoned as Residential District (R-1) and is requested be rezoned to Multi Family Residential District (R-2). ADDRESS: 17.197 Acre Tract Located on Robertson Street PROPERTY OWNER: Mrs. P R McCaskill C/O Samantha H. Mokate Trust PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: PT 7 & Range VI PARCEL: 12436 The Planning & Zoning Commission will hold a Public Hearing May 14, 2013 at the Gonzales City Hall, 820 St. Joseph St. at 5:30 p.m., to allow for public comment on this project. After consideration and voting by Planning & Zoning Commission and the Public Hearing, projects go to City Council for their approval. The Planning and Zoning Commission encourages citizens to participate in the public comment and public hearing stages of all Planning & Zoning Commission projects. Citizens unable to attend meetings may submit their views to Kristina Vega, City Secretary for the City of Gonzales, by mailing them to P.O. Drawer 547, Gonzales, TX 78629. For additional information, contact the City Secretary ofﬁce at (830)-672-2815
114 Hwy. 90A, Gonzales, Texas 78629
Part-time position with the Revenue Collection Department. This is an entry level office/clerical position responsible for customer service and assisting customers with city-related business. Must have knowledge of secretarial procedures, cashiering, bookkeeping, and telephone operations. Must be efficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. High school diploma or equivalent. A minimum of one year experience in general office or accounting experience recommended. Hours vary from 19-38 per week. Applicant must be able to pass a pre-screen drug and alcohol test. The City of Gonzales is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all interested parties to apply. Applications are available at City Hall or www.cityofgonzales.org. Resumes may be attached, but the Employment Application must be filled out. Please complete an employment application and return or mail to: City of Gonzales Attn. Payroll Department P.O. Box 547 Gonzales, Texas 78629 “No Phone Calls Please”
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COMM. FOR RENT
Office Space for rent - $650.00 includes water and electricity. No long term contract. Contact Kim at Gonza-
COMM. FOR RENT
les Storage Units (next to McCoy’s). 830-672-3763. -------------------------Office Space for rent. 1500 sq. ft.,
COMM. FOR RENT
with one acre for truck parking, located at 314 West Cone Street, Gonzales, Texas. If interested please call (830) 672-4433. -------------------------For Rent: Office space or store front, 960 sq. ft., 1/2 block off square. Kitchenette, 1 ba, newly refurbished. For more information, call 830-672-6265. -------------------------For Rent: Industrial Property for rent. M1 Ind. Storage Yard, 70x130.
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Church Street. 830423-2103. -------------------------For sale or lease. 10,000 sq. ft. Bldg. with multi-level loading docks Prime location - with offices and separate garage. Call 830-857-5448. -------------------------For Lease: Small office space w/workshop located at 339 St. George. Recently Renovated, $400/ month. For more information please (830) 672-5580.
homes and apartments. Also offer laundry work, ironing and running your personal errands. If you need a pair of jeans or shirt ironed for the night out or last minute event and didn’t make it to the cleaners in time, give me a call (830) 203-0716. References. Available. -------------------------House cleaning services available. Reasonable rates. Servicing Gonzales and surrounding areas. References available. Call Barbara at 979-7778710 or email barbarajp30@hotmail. com. -------------------------In Home Appliance Repair. Washer, Dryers, all major appliances, 30 years experience. Haul Scrap Metal & appliances. Call Larry at 361-596-4391. -------------------------Hand for Hire, Odd Jobs Done, FREE estimates. Anything you don’t want to do, Junk hauling, Tree Removal, Lot clearing, House pressure washing, office help, ranch, farm, lawn & Flower beds, Barbed wire fence repair, gutter cleaning, I do windows. One call does it all. Call Terry (830) 203-1503 or (830) 857-5927. -------------------------I am looking for a private setting job around Gonzales, Cost or on 1116 (Pilgrim Road). I have 20 years experience. Please call Emily, 830-4372727; Cell, 820-2632768. -------------------------LOOKING FOR A JOB Certified Nursing Assistant. Not hiring but looking for work as a Live-in caregiver or Live Out in San Antonio or Seguin area. Have 30 + years experience. CPR certified. Loving, dependanble and experienced with Home Health, Agencies, Hospice, and have a big heart. If interested please call 830391-4837. -------------------------Camera work for businesses, promotional uses, editing titles. 830263-0909. creativechannel@live.
com. -------------------------For Your Specialty Cake Needs. Call Connie Komoll, 830-203-8178. -------------------------Will do house cleaning Monday thru Friday. Call 830203-0735. -------------------------Sewing & Alterations. Jo West. 830-203-5160. Call between 9 a.m. & 9 p.m.
Travel Trailer. EVERYTHING furnished. TV. 183 N. $600/per month. Call 830-875-3028. -------------------------RV for Rent. $300/ wk. Call 512-6674356. -------------------------Travel Trailer for rent or sale. Rent is $300.00 per week with all bills paid. Will relocate to RV park of your choice and I pay the RV Rental. Or $1,000.00 per month with all bills paid. Will sell travel trailer for $55,000. Call 830351-0943 for details. -------------------------RV Space for rent. $300 month. All bills included. If interested please call 820-203-9255 -------------------------Fully furnished Travel Trailers for rent. Will rent weekly or monthly. Pets Allowed. $50.00 Deposit. $300 per week or $1,000 per month. Call Terry for details, 830-3510943. Will relocate to RV Park of your choice. All utilities paid. -------------------------Travel Trailer for rent for RV space in Smiley. All utilities included, good healthy environment. 830-2039255 or 361-7906305. -------------------------30’ Travel Trailer w/2 slides for rent in RV Ranch in Gonzales. Swimming pool, laundry facilities, shower house and all bills paid. $300 a week. 830-3056926. -------------------------28’ Travel Trailer for rent. Can be moved from job site. Call 830-305-6926. -------------------------Office or Living Trailers for lease or buy. Peyton, 512948-5306; David, 713-252-1130.
2006 Land Prides 4x4 Recreational Vehicle For Sale. Approx. 200 hours. Honda Motor. Independent Suspension. Windshield and Roof. 4x4. Asking - $4,950.00 in very good condition. Call 830-8574670.
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ANUE Pet Grooming. 7 days a week. Hand/Scissor Cut. Small, $20 & $30; Medium, $35 & $40; Medium/Large, $45. Ask for Susan. 361-258-1505. -------------------------FREE TO GOOD HOME: Red Heeler Female, 2 years old. Her name is Brandi, with papers. Call 830-481-4707. -------------------------Free Puppies. Five Lab/Cocker Spaniel Mix. 830-857-0459. -------------------------Precious long haired Chihuahua puppies. Pure bred. 9 wks. old. Born Thanksgiving. 1st shots & wormed. Paper trained. Males & Females. Playful and very cute. Raised in my home with a lot of love. $200/each. 1-830-560-6668. -------------------------Free kittens. Call 361-594-4307. -------------------------We stock Sportmix Dog and Cat Food, Demon WP for those ants and scorpions. Livestock show contestants, we carry feeders, waterers, heat lamps, access for show birds. Gonzales Poultry Supply, 1006 St. Paul Street, 672-7954.(TFN)
2900 Johnson Street, Gonzales, TX. Gonzales Manufacturing offers an excellent benefit package, paid holidays, paid vacation, attendance bonus program, medical, dental, safety and 401K Retirement Program.
LAWN & GARDEN
General laborer for yard maintenance and trimming, labor/mowing/weed eating. Reasonable rates. Call or test if interested, Duke, 830-857-3118. -------------------------Willing to mow lawns in morning or evening. Also will do weedeating. Not affiliated with any company’s. 830263-0909. -------------------------Lawn mowing service, residential & commercial. Will also mow oilfield yards or large oil related businesses. Liability ins., free estimates and low cost. No job too large or too small. 830-2634181.(TFN)
12 acres/house/office with Hwy. 80 frontage between Belmont/Nixon near Leesville. Will subdivide. For sale or lease. Would make a great oil field yard or residence. Call Peyton, 512-948-5306; David, 713-252-1130. -------------------------Land for lease for oil field service equipment. Prime location. 4 miles N. on 183. 2 1/2 acres. Electric, water, parking, storage. Call 203-0585 or 672-6922. (TFN)
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Full-time position and part-time position at J.B. Wells Arena. Heavy lifting, cleaning stalls and buildings. Work some weekends and nights. Need to operate tractor and mowers. Understanding of horses and rodeos a plus. Assign stalls and RV’s and be responsible for collecting fees. Benefits for full time employees include health insurance, retirement program and paid leave. Applicant must be able to pass a pre-screen drug test and alcohol. The City of Gonzales is an equal opportunity employer and encourages interested parties to apply. Please complete an employment application and take to City Hall or mail to: City of Gonzales Attn: Payroll Dept. PO Box 547 Gonzales, TX 78629 No phone calls, please.
APTS. FOR RENT
Aumont Hotel. 1 & 2BR Suites and rooms. Seguin. 30 miles to Gonzales. 512-757-0280. -------------------------Efficiency apartment. EVERYTHING furnished. Pots, Pans, towels, TV. 183 N. $600/per month. Call 830875-3028. -------------------------3BR, 2BA 1670+Sq. Ft. Upstairs apartment on Residential Lot in nice area of Cuero, $1,185/ mo. includes all Util. with cable and WiFi, fully furnished - incl. linens. Hotelstyle kitchenette (no sink or stove), but full-size fridge, microwave & Keurig brewer. Hot plate ok, outdoor bbq w/ propane & charcoal grill onsite. No pets. $750 deposit, 3 mo. lease. (361) 4841922, leave message.
I am looking for a sitter for my 6 year old daughter for before and after school a few days a week. Preferably someone who can come to my home. References and experience required. Contact me at 830203-9159. -------------------------Mom, let Jumping Jelly Beans be your drop in child care answer. Go shopping, run errands or have a great evening out while your mind is at ease knowing your child is safe and happy. Standard drop in hours apply: day, evening and night. Let’s talk! References and resume’ available. 830-5194012 -------------------------Child care in home. I have 2 openings, Curriculum and meals included. Please call for details. 830-263-0058.
Kitchen Pride Mushroom Farms has immediate full-time positions available for
We offer Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401k, and Vacation. Apply at Kitchen Pride Mushroom Farms, Inc. County Road 348, Gonzales, TX. 830.540.4516. KPMF is an EOE. Kitchen Pride Mushroom Farms solicita personal de tiempo completo inmediatamente en
For Sale: 4 Mouflon Sheep. 830-4814707. -------------------------Baby Chicks. 1 month old. $2.00 Each. Call for information. Leave number and will return call. 830-660-2526 or 830-540-4063. -------------------------FOR SALE: Beautiful Bay Mare ( brood mare) 14 yrs. Excellent bloodline (Three Bars & Leo). All offers considered. Pics available upon request: amazin_grace454@ yahoo.com. Ph: #. 830-560-0238. -------------------------Fancy Feathers Bantams. Feather Duster Roos. Colors, pairs, $20. Will deliver to Gonzales. 512-272-5147. -------------------------For Sale: ORGANIC EGGS. Free Range chickens. $2.00 dozen. Will deliver to Gonzales weekly. 830-540-3536. -------------------------For Sale: 2 & 3 year old red & black Brangus Bulls. No Papers. Good selection. Call 830-4375772.
RV SITES FOR RENT
RV Rentals available at Belmont RV Park Estates. Call Richard, 830-556-6095. RV Sites Available in Nixon. $350/mo. includes utilities. Call 830-857-6921.
` de Ofrecemos Seguro de Salud, Dental, de Vision, Vida el plan 401k y Vacaciones. Interesados favor de aplicar en Kitchen Pride Mushroom Farms, Inc., Country Road 348, Gonzales, TX 830.540.4516. KPMF es un Empleador con Igualdad de Oportunidades (EOE)
Sitting at night taking care of elderly in their home. References, transportation. Call 361212-8731. -------------------------Need personal service? Will clean oilfield campers,
RV’s FOR SALE
1999 Mountain Aire Motorhome - Ford V10 gasoline engine - Onan generator - 2 slide outs - 2 A/C’s - all appliances in working condition - driver side door - sleeps 4-6 - no smoking or pets - VERY CLEAN interior - Call 210884-7085 - Asking $22,000. -------------------------203 Big Sky 38’ Fifth wheel Travel Trailer. 3 slideouts, very, very nice. 3 1/2 yrs. Bumper to bumper warranty left. $17,900. Call 512914-8347. -------------------------RV For Sale. Older unit. 5th wheel. $2,900. Contact Richard, 830-5566905. -------------------------Ford Motorhome. 44,000 orig. miles. All working. $2,995. 830-857-6565. --------------------------
BOATS FOR SALE
1996, 18.5’ Baymaster Center Console Boat, 120 Horse Force Mercury Motor with Jack Plate, Lourence GPS Mapp i n g - S o n a r - Fi s h Finder, Marine Radio. $7,000.00. Contact 830-263-2920. -------------------------For Sale or Trade: 27’ Sailboat, Beam 8’, fiberglass. 361561-3335. Ask for Jeff.
Performs technical accounting work in the preparation, maintenance, and processing of accounting records and financial transactions; and perform a range of tasks in one or more fiscal area including accounts payable, payroll, and financial reporting. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Is reviewed as needed to see if broad financial objectives are being achieved. Work is carried out independently and scheduling is determined by reporting needs. Payroll reports reviewed biweekly, quarterly and annually to assure that general ledger accounts balance. Personnel duties are assessed to determine whether broad objectives are being achieved. SUPERVISION GIVEN: Provides department supervisors with informal guidance in the accounts payable, purchase order, and payroll function. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS High School Diploma or equivalent. Courses in basic accounting, computer operation and personnel practices recommended or two years experience in related accounting field. One year experience in secretarial work, work processing, and data entry. Five years experience in the private sector or minimum of one year experience in similar position with a public employer recommended. Incode software knowledge preferred. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED 1.) Must refer to computer software manuals, City Charter, legal instruments, and oral instructions received from the City Manager and Director of Finance, Administration, and Grants. 2.) Must stay current with Federal and State regulations affecting payroll and personnel practices. Refers to reference books and publications (e.g. Fair Labor Standards Act Handbook, Court orders relating to child support payments, group benefit program handbooks and polices, secretarial handbooks). 3.) Knowledge of bookkeeping, government accounting, grammar, business mathematics, researching skills, and computer experience required. 7.) Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing. 8.) Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with employees, supervisors, other agencies, and the public. PHYSICAL DEMANDS Ability to stand, bend, stoop, and lift or move twenty-five (25) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. City of Gonzales Attn. Payroll Department P.O. Box 547 Gonzales, Texas 78629 “No Phone Calls Please”
Assistant Manager needed by the Gonzales Branch of World Finance. Valid driver license and auto required. This is a Manager Trainee position and a career opportunity that offers excellent salary and a complete fringe benefit package. Promotion to Manager possible within 15 months. No experience necessary. Apply in person at 623 N. St. Paul
1982 Honda Nighthawk CB-750. Clean, excellent shape,. Have extra 81 - 750 for parts. Both $2,000.00. 830-263-2007. -------------------------Gruene Harley-Davidson is currently buying pre-owned Harleys. Looking to sell youR Harley? Call Jon Camareno at 830-624-2473.
Holmes Foods, Inc. is seeking a Safety Technician for our Poultry Processing Plant in Nixon, Texas. Candidate must have the following qualifications: safety training, knowledge of OSHA 1910 Safety Regulations, first aid, able to work flexible hours, and be self-motivated. Bilingual is preferred. Interested applicants should fax resume to Jimmy Newman, at (830)582-1767 or call (830)582-1551, ext. 226 to set up an interview.
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Black Limousin and Angus Heifers and Bulls, Gentle Increase your weaning weights. Established breeder since 1971. Delivery available 979 5616148 . -------------------------Muscovy ducks for sale. $10.00 each. 830-263-2482. (TFN) -------------------------Laying Hens, $10.00. 512-7180482. -------------------------For Sale: Registered Polled Hereford Bulls. 8-22 mths old. Heifers also, 8 months to 2 years. 830-540-4430. -------------------------WANT TO BUY: Any or Unwanted Hors-
es. Call Leejay at 830-857-3866. -------------------------For Sale: Baby & Young Adult Ducks. Mix Breeds. Cost $3.50-$20.00 each. Call 830-857-6844, ask for Tammy Stephens. -------------------------DISPERSAL SALE. Miniature donkeys (28” to 36”), male and female, solid and tricolored, 6 mos. to 4 years. Four year olds may be registered with vet exam/affidavit. Excellent pets, loves people. Priced according to gender, age and color. 830672-6265 or 8574251. -------------------------Dwarf Nigerian
goats (miniature), multicolored, male and female, 3 mos. to 2-3 years. 830672-6265, 830-8574251.
tra Large garage. Call for information, 830-494-4102. -------------------------Low Down on a 3/2/1136sq ft. home. Asking $79,800 w/ only $800 down. 202 East Lee Smiley, TX. Call Mr Smith, 855847-6806. -------------------------Older couple downsizing 15 acres (10 acres fenced), house, 3/1 1/2, Barn, ponds, trees. Wharton County. $137,000. 979-5333262. -------------------------4BR/2BA, 1900 Sq. ft. 210 Tanglewood Trail. New appliances, remodeled, new master bath. 830-857-6488. -------------------------House for Sale/To Be Moved: 3BR/1Ba frame house, pier & beam foundation, central A/H. Buyer responsible for moving house from property, $6,000. 830-857-4172. -------------------------Two story, eleven room home which includes three bedroom, two baths. Apprx. 2,500 sq. ft. on about an half acre. Corner lot, zoned for resident i a l / co m m e rc i a l. Luling. $150,000. 830-875-6975.
857-4544. -------------------------90x60 lot for sale. For more info, call Jose at (936) 4888115. -------------------------5 Acres or more to lease. For Storage or Oilfield Equipment etc. 1 1/2 mile from city limits off 183 S. Call 830-2634888 for information.
House for sale in Moulton area. .47 acre. Needs some TLC. $24,000. 979743-0269. -------------------------Home for sale by owner. 2BDR, can be made into a 3 BDR/1BA, corner lot, storage building. 1404 Cavett St., Gonzales, TX. Contact Jen at 830-3514069 after 6 p.m. $65,000.00. Needs minor repairs. Good starter home. -------------------------Real Estate: Owner finance, 1214 St. Matthew. 2B/1Ba. $73,000 or best cash offer. Call Martha, 830-556-2280. Habla Espanol. -------------------------For Sale Historical Estate Home. Built in the 1800’s. Great investment home. Made into 4 apartments. Does need work. Home is located at 713 St. John, Gonzales, Texas. Asking price is $225,000.00. Contact information, Alex Lopez, 512921-8707 or Lupe Lopez, 713-2068105. -------------------------3/2, CA/CH, on 5.42 Acres, 75 miles West of San Antonio. Ex-
I’m looking for a 1959 GISD yearbook. Call Jimmy at 361-571-6888. -------------------------Wanted: Old work western boots. 830672-7384.
Belmont RV Park. Belmont Texas Propane Services available. Call 830-4243600. -------------------------Affordable Welding Service. Call Stan, 830-857-6621. -------------------------Pampered Chef D e m o n s t r a t o r. Host a Show! It’s Easy! Choose from a Cooking Show, Catalog Show, Facebook Show or if you need an item, here is my site, https:// w w w.pamperedche f. b i z /z ava d i l. Dee Zavadil, 830857-1495. -------------------------Lucky Shots by Dee. Need Family Portraits, Family Reunions, Birthdays, School Pictures, Weddings, Etc. 830857-1495 -------------------------Plumbing Repairs. All Types of Plumbing. Master Plumber. Reasonable Rates. Please Call 713-203-2814 or 281-415-6108. License #M18337 -------------------------No Limit Accessories David Matias, Owner 830-263-1633 1026 St. Paul St., Gonzales Window Tinting, Commercial. Call for appointment.
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Thursday, April 25, 2013
Belmont rummage sale coming up; prayers for West
A couple of days ago I did not even know that the town of West, TX existed. Now the whole literate world probably knows about that small little town in Texas. Our heart goes out to all of the people in that area. When that fertilizer tank exploded, there was no place to run to so it affected everyone that lived there. They have our thoughts and prayers. Please do keep collecting your good rummage, things that will really sell at a rummage sale. We will also have plants. Along with this we will have a bake sale. So everyone, get in the baking mood. We really need to get this done before Mother’s Day. Hopefully a date will be finalized tomorrow when the Belmont Community Center Club meets. If you could, please help us with this renovation project by sending a donation to Connie Bond, P. O. Bo 906, Belmont, TX 78604, 830-424-3568 or Shari Lee, P. O. Box 947, Belmont, TX 78604, 830424-3803. It doesn’t matter how small. It all adds up. It would greatly be appreciated. If you are coming through Belmont and see that the center is open,
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stop by and take a look. Or you can come to church on Sunday and I am sure that someone will give you a tour. Thanks to Esther Moore I have a detailed write up about the Leesville Homecoming or May Day as it was called back in the year of 1935. It is always the first Sunday in May (May 5th). This year Missy Rice Dirks has accepted the request to be the Speaker. It seems just yesterday that Missy was running around playing. The regular business meeting will be from 9:45 to 10:45a.m. At 10:45a.m.the old school bell will ring. The old school bell has been restored and brought back to life so that it will really ring. The Memorial Service will begin with Rev. Terry Davis in charge of the music. Terry has a beautiful voice and can make the piano “talk” so to speak. There will be guest musicians and the voices of the Ward Family, Missy Dirks, and her mom, Margie Rice, as well as other singers. We hope to have several other ministers visiting as well. Food should be served by 12Noon with each family bringing a dish big enough to feed their family plus some extra. Some recipes I
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am sure have been passed down for generations. Tea and utensils are provided. You are asked to help with your monetary donations. There are many generations of loved ones in the Leesville Cemetery. That cemetery does not stay in good condition by itself. It takes money to keep the grass mowed, the holes filled up, and the see that tombstones do not fall over. Hope to see you in Leesville on May 5th, at the old Methodist Church grounds. Then Mother’s Day is right there in the middle of things. Don’t forget Mother’s Day on May 12th. Also in Leesville they have Flag Day planned for May 18th. This is always a very interesting day which honors our country. The 49th Soefje Reunion will be held Sunday, June 2nd, at Southbank Subdivision Clubhouse, 222 Southbank Blvd., New Braunfels, TX with registration starting at 11AM and 12:15 PM meeting followed by lunch. For more information contact: soefje.reunion@aol. com, Carolyn Linnartz 830-643-9917. Your prayers and thoughts are needed for the following: Joe Kotwig, Mr. Bill, Jesse Esparza; Mariessa, Bill and Marie Lott, Louise Jones, Sandy Ingram, Aunt Georgie Gandre; Danny and Joyce Schellenberg, “Sarge” Duncan, Mildred O’Neal, Rhonda Pruett, Matt McGrew.Terrence, Aunt Fran-
ces Gandre, Glenn Mikesh, Fletcher Johnson, Lillie Lay, Maria Castillo, Selma Vickers, Landis, Keith Glass, Timothy and Jack Black, Teresa Wilke, Linda Denker, Case Martin, Sandi Gandre, Aunt Betty Gandre, Bill Bassett, Carol and husband, Morgan, Justin, Vernon (Carol Siepmann’s father)’Marcie and Blaine Welker, The Bullards, Aunt Pauline Bridenbaugh, Shirley Dozier, Marie Schauer, Esther Lindemann, Anna Lindemann, Mary and Pete Camarillo, Cheryl and Bill Meadows, Jaime, Matt Pohler, Lanny Baker, Bob Young, Ann Bond, Marguerite Williams, the victims and the families of the Boston Marathon fiasco, and the West, TX explosion, our military and their families, more rain. Goodness gracious, they are having the Relay for Life in Seguin tonight. We were eating at Kirby’s Korner and were quite unaware what was going on at first. At about 4PM people started pouring into that place from all directions. I think it was a good thing we were almost through eating. Kirby’s was giving a portion of their receipts to the cause so they were collecting those in a jar. It appears to be a perfect night. The moon is high up in the sky and the weather is crisp. I forgot to tell you that Sunday before last people over at Monthalia UMC were happy to have Jim Pape and Jerry Pape in church. James had come
for a fifty-two year class reunion. We send Happy Birthday wishes to Doris Hewell and Colleen Marek. We listened with great pleasure to Deep Water playing over at the Belmont Social Club Saturday night. Wyatt has a new lead guitar player that was an old school mate of his. I believe he said his name was Elton. He is a very good singer. Walt Friedeck the drummer, who also sings, is not going to be left out of this. They had a guest singer who belted out one of Johnny Bush’s songs. There was a lot of dancing, and good eating too. Wyatt revealed the fact that Deep Water got its name because of the 1998 flood. Deep Water comes to play every third Saturday night and they have a lot of fun. I am feeling better, but that poor Dililah is not in very good shape. That little kitty just does not want to respond to her medicines. I just can’t get her to eat and things are not looking good. Samson thinks that some of that food is really delicious. Oceanfish nearly knocks me out, but Samson thinks it is the most delectable smelling stuff that has ever hit this house. Dililah even thought it was somewhat interesting. Poor Virgie our Post Person, lost her little kitty. I told Dililah that she couldn’t die, but I don’t think that she is listening very well. Have a good week, and God Bless.
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Thursday, April 25, 2013
Gonzales Church of Christ
A Family Growing Together
Change Grow Believe
Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved.
But grow in the grace and Knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.
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Lisa Ptacek becomes bride of James Benedict
Lisa Marie Ptacek and James Christopher Benedict were united in marriage on March 15, 2013 at 5 p.m. in Lakeway-Austin TX, by the Rev. Andy Smith, pastor of the First United Methodist Church of Gonzales, officiating the wedding vows and ceremony. Lisa Marie is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Terry Ptacek of Pensacola, FL. Chris is the son of Dr. and Mrs. James F. Benedict, owners of the Legacy Ranch near Harwood, TX. Lisa received her degree in Fashion Marketing & Merchandising from Florida State University in Tallahassee, FL. She is currently the Key Accounts Mgr. for Celling Biosciences, a medical device company based in Austin, TX. Chris graduated from Winston Churchill High School in San Antonio. He attended Texas A&M University, earning a degree in Business Management. Since graduation he has been employed by Rackspace Hosting of San Antonio-Austin. The couple’s outdoor garden wedding ceremony and the indoor reception were held at the ‘Vintage Villas’, overlooking the hill-country and Lake Travis’ grandeur. The climbing fragrant Wisteria that covered the ceremony pavilion and the classical chamber music played by the string trio set the wedding mood. The dinner portion of the reception was held in a room with floor to ceiling windows as the sunset casted a beautiful crimson glow over the room, creating a picture perfect backdrop for the heartfelt speeches prepared by the best man & maid of honor. Lisa chose a fabulous, one of kind ‘fit and flare’ white wedding gown by Allure. The bodice was created from lace and featured a romantic sweetheart neckline while the back was accented with satin buttons. The dress was adorned with an exquisite Venetian lace applique that was further embellished with crystal and pearl beading. The wedding flowers and bouquet for Lisa Marie was created by Illusions Rentals & Designs/ Flair Floral of Austin. The flowers were a breathtaking combination of pink & white Ranunculus, Garden Roses, Vendela Roses, Queen Anne’s Lace, and Hydrangeas. Also created for the ceremonial pavilion was a gorgeous selection of Southern Smilax, Hydrangeas, with hanging crystals & votives among the natural floral growth draping the canopy. The bride was escorted and given in marriage by her father. Sister of the bride, Ms. Stacy Lynn Ptacek of Dallas, served as Maid of Honor. The bridesmaids included: Mrs. Carina Humphrey, Ms. Amber Mangipano, Ms. Diem Brown, Ms. Ali Burton, Mrs. Sara Van Bergen, Ms. Miriam Hinson, and sister of the groom Ms. Alison Benedict. The bridesmaids looked stunning in a collection of blush pink short dresses, each of a different style adding a modern touch to the traditional wedding ceremony. Brother of the groom, Mr. Clayton G. Benedict of Spring, TX, served as the Best Man. The groomsmen included: Kyle Charles, Aaron Garcia, Jason Gray, Sacheen Jhaveri, Robert Lents, Blake Peveto , Matt Van Bergen, and Danny Wardlow. The Groomsmen looked dapper in traditional tuxedos, sporting blush pink bow ties with matching pocket squares & suspenders. Of the nine groomsmen seven are proud ‘Fighting Texas Aggies’, who happily led their fellow Ags in a spirited version of “The Aggie War Hymn” during the reception only to have the bride’s fellow Seminoles respond with the FSU fight song. For the wedding and the seated dinner recep-
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Mr. and Mrs. James Christopher Benedict
tion serving 138 guests, the ballroom was adorned with blush pink satin table clothes, hundreds of gold mercury glass votives, gold glittery trees dripping with crystals & sparkling gold vases topped with beautiful vandella roses and hydrangeas. Elegant gold satin napkins, custom menus, china, and gold frosted glass stemware added to the feeling of romance and grandeur. The wedding guests feasted on a delicious meal of grilled beef tenderloin medallions topped with fresh pesto mozzarella & prosciutto finished with a roasted garlic demi-glace as well as grilled Atlantic salmon served over arugula sautéed in balsamic vinaigrette reduction. The main course was accompanied by Caesar salad, herb roasted potatoes, a vegetable medley, and fresh fruit with Belgium chocolate fondue. The bride’s cake was a beautiful three tier round strawberry & champagne cake with gold butter cream frosting that created a rich texture topped by garden roses. The groom’s cake was a round red velvet cake with cream cheese frosting shaped like the Texas A&M ring’s seal. After the celebratory toasts from both the best man and the maid of honor, the couple began the evening of dancing. The bride and her father and the groom and his mother then shared dances as the wedding party and guests watched. The guests enjoyed several hours of music and dancing until the couple left the reception in a vintage 1959 Jaguar, exiting under a canopy of sparklers created by guests. The couple enjoyed a weeklong honeymoon at the Marriott Hotel Waikiki in Hawaii and they currently reside in west Austin, TX. REHEARSAL DINNER On the eve of the wedding, the couple, their attendants, and family were honored at a rehearsal dinner hosted by the groom’s parents (Dr. and Mrs. James Benedict) at ‘The Lakeway Resort Vista Room’, overlooking the Texas floral table decorations, peaceful Lake Travis, and the golden hill country sunset. Grilled beef or rosemary salmon filets followed by NY style cheesecake were enjoyed for dinner as well as a DVD montage presentation highlighting the bride and groom’s lives, artistically created by the groom’s mother Mrs. Jenice Benedict. PRE NUPTIAL COURTESIES Pre-Nuptial courtesies honored the couple with a dinner-wedding shower at Rocco’s Restaurant in Lakeway TX, hosted by several long-time friends of the groom’s parents. The dinner-shower was beautifully decorated by Illusions Rentals & Designs/Flair Floral.
Scott Dierlam State Farm Insurance became a Main Street Summer Concert Series sponsor. Shown are Erika Lester, Patti Castellow, Joanna Sanchez, Trudy Dierlam, Janet Dierlam and Scott Dierlam of Scott Dierlam State Farm Insurance along with Main Street’s Debbie Toliver, Barbara Friedrich and Del De Los Santos.
Plexus Slim donated to the Main Street Summer Concert Series and is a sponsor. Shown are Shelley Stamport and Terry Jurek of Plexus Slim with Main Street members Sanya Harkey, Debbie Toliver, Barbara Friedrich, Del De Los Santos and Egon Barthels.
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Running M Bar and Grill became a sponsor of the Gonzales Main Street Concert Series. Shown is Marlene Metzler, Jacki Phillips, Shauna East, Misty Kuntschik, Brandy Hall and Courtney Moseley of Running M Bar and Grill; Main Street members Barbara Friedrich, Debbie Toliver, Del De Los Santos and Melissa Taylor with Wesley Casares. Registration for prekindergarten and kindergarten at East Avenue Primary is scheduled from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. April 29-May 3 at the school. To register the child, please bring a birth certificate, immunization record and Social Security card. A photo ID is required for anyone registering a child. If you child is unable to speak or comprehend English, feel free to bring the child with you for required bilingual testing. To be eligible for the pre-K program, the child must be 4 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2013; unable to speak or comprehend English; qualify for free or reduced lunch; the child of an active-duty member of the Armed Forces or Reserves; or has ever been in foster care. Kindergarten students must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2013. For information or to make an appointment, contact the school office at 830-672-2826.
Come Grow with us Gonzales Church of Christ
April 28th, 2013
Let Us Help You Celebrate
Kelsie Smith & Lance Remschel Kacie Brzozowski & Jeremy Henke Fanci Brown & James Hostent
April 27, 2013 April 13, 2013 ~~~~~~~~~~~~ March 23, 2013 ~~~~~~~~~~~~
Come and Join us Sunday, April 28th for a Friends and Family day at the Gonzales Church of Christ. Our sermon will be “Ruth, Redeemed and Restored”. We will be having a potluck lunch in the annex following the morning worship services. So mark your calendars and Join us Sunday, April 28th. Service Times: Sunday - 9:30 am - Bible Class 10:30 am - Worship, 6:00 pm - Worship Wednesday - 7:00 pm - Bible Class Location: 1323 Seydler, Gonzales, TX 78629 830-672-2200
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T-Ball - McDonald’s Braves
Team members are Caliber Reeves, Tenley Matias, Eden Lopez, Connor Fogel, Edward Rodriguez, Olen Miller, Audrey Thibodeaux, Emily Hull, Kenna Oliver, Landon Zella, Eric Molina and Max Galvan. Manager and coaches are Jimmy Fogel, Travis Zella, David Matias and Chris Thibodeaux. Team Mom is Stacy Fogel.
T-Ball - 4L RV Ranch Cubs
Team members are Johnny Cantu, Jorian Wilson, Jacob Malaer, Lauren Rodriguez, Isaac Guerra, Dallas Navejar, Paige Kuntschik, Xavier San Miguel, Chloe Chamness, Keatyn Barfield, Raegan Barfield and Andrew Pace. Manager and coaches are Chad Chamness, Julie Tomas, Scott Barfield and Vincent Rodriguez. Team Mom is Megan Miller.
Team members are Peyton Springfield, Hailey Camarillo, Maggie Tatsch, Zoii Miller, Presley Tuch, Jillian Dierlam, Skylar Cantu, Kloe Polasek, Megan Tenberg and Brinley Ramirez. Manager and coaches are Matthew Camarillo, David Team members are Aubrianna Camarillo, Isaac Villareal, Cason Dement, Isaiah Martinez, Travis Malveaux, Kevin Veliz, Jacklynn Beaver, Avryn Hernandez, Mar- Cantu, Greg Polasek and Lance Tatsch. Team Mom is Leah Camarillo. tin Cantu, Jr., Mike Castillo III, JonWyatte Pick and Alaena Ehrig. Manager and coaches are Mike Castillo, Albert Camarillo, Angel Hernandez and John Pick. Team Mom is Mindy Cantu.
T-Ball - Odd Fellows Mariners
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Playing Little League ball greatly benefits the youth
Cannon News Services Youth baseball can be one of the most memorable and beneficial activities in which a child participates. Youngsters get a chance to play a game they enjoy and adult coaches can help them make steady improvements in their game. While they are playing a game, youngsters will have the opportunity for substantial growth. As a youngster participates on a youth baseball team in an organized league, he will receive instruction in all aspects of the game from qualified adult coaches. This gives the youngster a chance to improve as a hitter, fielder, base runner and pitcher. Coaches will also help teach such strategies of the game as bunting, hitting and running, and when to steal bases. This will help youngsters learn the fundamentals of the game. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) says youth obesity in the United States tripled between 1978 and 2008. Participating in organized baseball will help a youngster stay active and avoid the problem of childhood obesity. In most organized leagues, players do exercises that help burn fat and calories prior to every game and practice. Players have a chance to make new friends and maintain those friendships by participating on organized baseball teams. Players share the common goal of wanting to play, improve and win the games. By sharing these experiences they have a chance to make friendships that will last many years. Players will get to understand on a first-hand basis the concepts of teamwork and work ethic. In a baseball game, a player may be asked to put down a sacrifice bunt to help a base runner advance on the base paths. If the next batter gets a hit to drive in that run, it could mean the difference in the ball game. The player who bunted may not have scored or driven in the winning run, but he helped build the run and played an important role in the team’s performance. By practicing every day, the player and his coaches will see improvement in his Team members are Mason Martin, Joelee Lester, Eddie Perez, Briggs Hand, play. This helps teach the Nathan Castillo, Addyson Kardosz, Brandon Sirildo, Bill Greathouse, Aubrey Lindemann, Emmanuel Matamoros and Addelyn Escobedo. Manager and coaches YOUTH, Page C7 are Brice Hand, Daniel Lester and Briant Hand. Team Mom is Rhonda Hand.
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2013 Little League Salute
Coach Pitch - Warrick Enterprises Indians
Team members are Cynthia Webb, Samuel Oeltjen, River VanKirk, Thomas Hardcastle, Taylor Warrick, Jordan Escobedo, Elijah Stern, Michael Stern, Morgan Culpepper, Barrett Shelton, Payton Moore, Zane Whitehead, David DuBose and Team members are Kiersten Maldonado, Tyra Durst, Lauro Arizpe, Joshua Kimberly Dolezal. Manager and coaches are J.D. Shelton, Curt Culpepper and Hernandez, Peyton Harkey, Tobias Casares, Jolynn Law, Hunter Henke, John Dub Whitehead. Team Mom is Heather Shelton. Garza Jr., Marina Camarillo, Tristan Wright, Jesse Holden, Jefrrey Tyler and Chris Longoria. Manager and coaches are Charlene Henke, John Holden, Lauro Arizpe and Doug Tyler. Team Mom is Yolanda Arizpe.
Coach Pitch - Texas Farm Bureau Mets
Coach Pitch - GVEC Nationals
Team members are Kilee Schwausch, Jes’Lynn Vigil, Aubrey Hernandez, Avian Lopez, Landon Ibarra, Niyahna Lowery, Xavier Burton, Bella Aguero, Christopher Ramirez, Jr., Chet Gold, Malorie Navejar, Brooklyn Condel and Daniel Gonzales. Manager and coaches are David Molina, Justin Schwausch, Gabe Aguero and Juan Gonzales. Team Mom is Sylvia Schwausch.
Coach Pitch - Lindemann Fertilizer Red Sox
Team members are Dyllan Chrismon, Vance Lucas, Rocky Gallegos, Coy LaBuhn, Landon Holub, Caleb Almaguer, Mariah Flores, Ryann Michalec, Sydney McCray, Haley Cantu, Kenyon Sanders, Morgan Boothe and Sienna Rios. Manager and coaches are B.J. LaBuhn, Clint Chrismon, Ronald Holub and David Adam Cantu. Team Mom is Erin LaBuhn.
PeeWee Baseball - Graham Land & Cattle Astros PeeWee Baseball - Leann Wolff, CPA Blue Jays
Team members are Diego Ramirez, Kaden DeLeon, Connor Vega, Talan Grant, Blayne Belin, Kason Tieken, Terrel Henderson, Layne Thiele, Rocky Reyes, Cole Boothe, Jacob Holden, Kade Avant and Slone Gibson. Manager and coaches are Jeromy Belin, Dwayne Tieken, John Vega and Kermit Thiele. Team Mom is Julie Belin.
Team members are Corben Wolff, Brayden Davis, Damian Sanchez, Jaye Garcia, Manuel Noyola, Connor Oeltjen, Camren Ramirez, Dylan Massey, Ethan Ehrig, Aidan Vernor, Jordan Lookabill, Brady Barfield and Cooper LaBuhn. Manager and coaches are Matt Wolff, B.J. LaBuhn, Jason Davis and Wes Barfield. Team Mom is Jennifer Davis.
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PeeWee Baseball - Allen’s Body Tech Diamondbacks PeeWee Baseball - Buffington Reds
Team members are Jared Bolton, Matthew Deleon, Weston Ruddock, Cree Stowers, Brady Herndon, Parker Storey, Kamren Leal, Jacob Clack, Miguel Moreno, Jacob Garza, Aidan Hernandez and Jordan Riojas. Manager and coaches are Will Ruddock, Brian Herndon and Philip Storey. Team Mom is Noelle Stowers.
Team members are Jadyn Prado, Jaydon Blackwell, Damian Hernandez, Peyton Wyatt, Christian Camarillo, Aidan Farias, Jacob Reyes, Hayden Hull, Noe Garcia, Jayran Sampleton, Joshua Esparza, Ryan Cantu and Buck Garza. Manager and coaches and Damion Flores, Juan Hernandez, Jerry Esparza and Darrell Hull. Team Mom is Andrea Dement.
PeeWee Baseball - West Motors Twins
Team members are Tyler Riojas, Tyrann Webb, Chrisean White, Sonny Sirilo, Joe Canales Jr., Aidan Camarillo, Pablo Guiterrez, Jarren Johnson, Brady Borrer, Hadley Borrer, Mason Navejar, Steven Maldonado and Ethan Crouch. Manager and coaches are Joe Canales, Roy Johnson, Jeremy Riojas and Josh Crouch. Team Mom is Samantha Gonzales.
PeeWee Softball - Clearwater Realty
Team members are Ravyn Lookabill, Lilyanna Escobedo, Mikayla Vinklarek, Aubrey Lopez, Samantha Alaniz, Noraiyah Gallegos, Alexandria Escobar, Paige Null, Dakota Mamarella and Haley Barrington. Manager and coaches are David Vega, Dean Vinklarek, Eddie Escobar and Jennifer Null. Team Mom is Brandi Vinklarek.
PeeWee Softball - Harding Pump
Team members are Kassidy Contreras, Julissa Sanchez, Kristyn Baker, Macey Pena, Kamrynn Zella, Kylee Watson, Samantha Villa, McKenzie Hodges, Leslie Veliz, Ava Medillin and Marissa Molina. Manager and coaches are Wade Zella, Kenny Hodges, Manuel Pena and Sammy Villa. Team Mom is Laura Zella.
PeeWee Softball - Knights of Columbus
Team members are Kayden Wilke, Emily Stamport, Morgan Farrar, Samantha Baker, Katelyn Carter, Alyson Jahns, Brianna Torres, Abby Schurig, Marissa Silva, Brandy Torres and Teagan Faith. Manager and coaches are Ian Schurig, Brent Wilke, Michael Torres and Denessa Baker. Team Mom is Heather Stamport.
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2013 Little League Salute
PeeWee Softball - Lester Farms
Team members are Brett Breitschopf, Paul Deleon, Craig Tuch, Brice Team members are Faith Lester, Alaysia Wilson, Tara Lester, Christiny Carrizales, Thibodeaux, Jared Cook, Jacob Bakken, Jace Ramos, Christian Tibbetts, Ryan Kocian, Cade Davis, Kyle Johnson and Ryan Gomez. Manager and coaches are Denise Navarro, Mallory Clack, Melody Pick, Macy Sample, Kylie Daniell, Riley Spencer Breitschopf, Dean Davis and Jeremy Cook. Team Mom is Sara BreEckols and Paris Flach. Manager and coaches are Tom Lester,Gary Clack, Chris itschopf. Kutac and Daniel Lester. Team Mom is Tiffany Lester.
Minor Baseball - TSG Architects Angels
Team members are Trace Higginbotham, Jesse Vigil Jr., Donovan Lerma, Cesar Matamoros, Christian Almaguer, Mason Philbrick, Devin Cantu, Jesus Silva, Albert Camarillo, Desmond Bolden, Dominic Vega and Jalen Miller. Manager Team members are Colby Richter, Jaydyn Lookabill, Gregory Hernandez, Gerard and coaches are David Adam Cantu, Chris Almaguer and Jesse Vigil. Team Mom Nunez, Damian Longoria, Luis Garcia, Kobe Schwausch, Brett Jahns, Jessie is Cathy Venegas. Segura, Cason Moore, Coby Pruett and Jacob Holden. Manager and coaches are Gerard Nunez, Justin Schwausch and Lee Sirilo. Team Mom is Irma Nunez.
Minor Baseball - Munson Ranch Dodgers
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Minor Baseball - GVEC.net Phillies
Team members are Logan Dement, Blake Hull, Xavier Condel, Jacob Camarillo, Sebastian San Miguel, Fabian Ramirez, Noah Garza, Avram Almaguer, Avery Almaguer, David Ramirez, Sonny Ramirez and Caleb Camarillo. Manager and coaches are Daniel Camarillo, Mark San Miguel and Fabian Ramirez. Team Mom is Becky Condel.
Minor Baseball - Munson & Burns Tigers
Team members are Braden Clampit, Landon Watson, Brayden Watson, Weston Pape, Lantz Pyssen, Jake Hardcastle, Brady Oakes, Waylon Pape, Cameron Vernor, Weldon Holub, Lane Mills and Samuel Benes. Manager and coaches are Jay Pyssen, Lance Benes and Kevin Oakes. Team Mom is Rebecca Hardcastle.
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Minor Softball - Caraway Ford
Team members are Jossalyn Estrada, Dory Gonzales, Meray Molina, Natalie Tenberg, Johanna Tenberg, Lindsey Low, Kelli Soefje, Isabell Clay, Madison Culpepper and Jillian Guerra. Manager and coaches are Stephen Tenberg, Jimbo Lambrecht and Julio Salinas. Team Mom is Elise Flach.
Minor Softball - Kitchen Pride
Team members are Kaitlyn Banda, Alicia Camarillo, Priscilla Angel, Kyleigh Tieken, Mallory Vara, Chasity Riojas, Kaitlyn Taylor, Carlee Ramos, Rae’Anna Flores, Audrey Lopez and Harlee Tuch. Manager and coaches are David Vara, Ernest Garza and Albert Camarillo. Team Mom is Vanessa Cavasos.
Minor Softball - GVEC Home
Team members are Ashleigh Luensmann, Trinity Aguero, Madelynn Brown, Brooklyn Simper, Samantha Barnick, Addison Farias, Allison Landrum, Ashley Berger, Hailey Riojas and Bailey Bennett. Manager and coaches are Gabe Aguero, Ronnie Luensmann and J. Lynn Barnick. Team Mom is Kimberlee Brown.
Minor Softball - Orange
Team members are Grace Morgan, Ashtyn Kardosz, Samantha Sirilo, Savannah Heximer, Peyton Ruddock, Shelby Davis, Hayley Sample, Rebekah Baker, Wendy Lopez and Hope West. Manager and coavches are Brian Sample, Denessa Baker and David Kardosz. Team Mom is Jennifer Davis.
Major Baseball - Sage Capital Athletics
Team members are Quinton Parker, Keisey Ramirez, Seth Gibson, Jason Hernandez, Mason Richter, Kyle Krum, Carson Reese, Benny Gallardo, Gavin Navarro, Cole Hendershot and Jonah Goodwin. Manager and coaches are Brian Gibson, Billy Parker and Dennis Richter. Team Mom is Kim Richter.
Major Baseball - Boomer’s Marlins
Team members are Diego Diaz DeLeon, Alex Villa, Christopher Camarillo, Cruz Flores, Isaac Longoria, Trent Wilkerson, Isaac Kluting, Matthew Banda, Devon Banda and Christian Pena. Manager and coaches are Martin Longoria, Frankie Venegas and Manuel Pena. Team Mom is LeAnn Wilkerson.
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2013 Little League Salute
Major Baseball - Southern Clay Orioles
Team members are Christian Gomez, Nico Anzaldua, Colby Rodriguez, Jared Esparza, Cameron Mileham, Corbin Silbas, Larry Gomez Jr., Heber Cardona and Keiran Grant. Manager and coaches are Isaac Anzaldua, Fernando Casares and Russell Grant. Team Mom is Wendy Anzaldua.
Major Baseball - Sievers Medical Clinic Rangers
Team members are Tanner Blundell, Jakeb Maldonado, Isac Espinoza, Frank Benes, Zachary Davis, Ivan Ruiz, Victor Ruiz, Trent Higginbotham, J.D. Baker, Garrett Rickman and Jasper Jeffrey. Manager and coaches are Wes Davis, Clay Baker and David Kuntschik. Team Mom is Jennifer Benes.
Major Softball - GVTC
Team members are Megan Torres, KiKi Fryer, Kacee Fink, Alicia Ramirez, Alexzandria Rocha, Haley Garza, Madison Condel, Amerie White, Lilliana Ramirez and Isabel Martinez. Manager and coaches are Fred Garza, San Juan Garcia and Jeremy Rocha. Team Mom is Dalia Melchor.
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Team members are Amy Swanson, Jisaela Longoria, Michaela Malatek, Juliana Reyna, Yarely Veliz, Victoria Camarillo, Joile Moreno, Alexis Martinez, Alyssa DeLuna and Isabel Vela. Manager and coaches are Frankie Martinez, Marcus Longoria and Daniel Camarillo. Team Mom is Mary Lou DeLuna.
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one if a youngster is associated with coaches or parents who place more importance on winning and individual glory than a child’s growth and development. If a coach registers anger or disappointment with a player who struck out in a key situation, it can damage that child’s self-image. If a parent tells a child that “we are all counting on you” when he steps to the plate in a crucial situation, that puts undo pressure on the youngster. These issues can ruin the experience of participating in youth baseball leagues. Team photos courtesy of
Illusions Photography Major Softball - Johnson Oil/The Tote Team members are Taylor Glass, Skylynn Williams, Devon Williams, Alyssa Faith, Gonzales Jazmin Zuniga, Sydney Clack, Alexis Martinez, Sadie Morgan, Paige Cantu and Newman. Manager is Bobby Morgan, coach is Gary Clack and Team 830-672-9442 Hannah Mom is Danielle Williams.
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2013 Little League Salute
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Little League Begins
Good Luck Lindsey & Jonah
Alex & Samantha Villa We are so proud of you Keep up the good work & have a great season
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