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Thu
23
Oct
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Old jailhouse to host art show, sale

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to spend the day in a real Old West Jailhouse? Here’s your chance to step back into time and see an authentic cell block while enjoying beautiful art. Join the Frontier Times Museum for its first art show and sale featuring the works of local artist Lauri McLean. The show will be held Saturday in Bandera County’s first jailhouse from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m.
 
Thu
23
Oct
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Former La Pryor students remember old times at class reunion

by CHARLEY ROBINSON
 
Old times are not forgotten as over 200 of La Pryor’s former students gathered Saturday afternoon for the final phase of the 2014 All-Class Reunion celebration. Three featured speakers, one former coach and two ex-students highlighted the afternoon event. Activities began Friday with a reception after the football game. The Bulldog football team that set the school’s record 26-game winning streak was introduced at halftime along with former homecoming queens. Saturday morning there was an impressive parade led by parade marshal David Easterling, former Bulldog football coach.
 
Sat
18
Oct
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Smith-Delgado

Mr. and Mrs. David Tidwell of Austin and Mr. and Mrs. Hank Smith of Coupland announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Raelyn Smith, to Alfonso Joshua Delgado.
 
Sat
18
Oct
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Welsh’s passion for opera began at an early age

Amid the cheer of the crowd and the nervous anticipation bubbling in her stomach, a 13-year-old girl is living her dream. That was the first time she’d ever seen an opera; and the love she felt in her heart then would lead to years of entertainment directing for the U.S. Army in West Berlin. Liz Welsh was a young woman when she decided to master in opera production at Texas Christian University, before she transferred to Northwestern University to get a bachelor’s degree. She was years older, but the butterflies that were in her stomach at her very first opera still fluttered at the mention. Welsh was drawn to production, and she worked on operas, shows, festivals, and rodeos every chance she got.
 
Wed
15
Oct
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‘Con Mis Manos’

by KIM EAGLE

 
“Con Mis Manos” or “With These Hands” is a story set in the valley of Texas that follows a patriarch’s struggle as his wife is diagnosed with cancer. This moving and powerful story, told half in English and half in Spanish, has been the focus of Uvalde High School’s theatre students for the past month.
 
Sat
11
Oct
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Andreolli’s love of art began in 1950s

Judi Andreolli has been named Utopia Arts and Crafts Guild Artist of the Year. Her work will be featured at the annual Fall Fair scheduled Nov. 1. Andreolli dedicates her art to her mother, Louise, an artist with whom she shares her namesake. Her mother died when she was just 4 years old. Andreolli’s love for art started back in the 1950s when a basic high school art class in Missouri inspired her to pursue a relationship with art.
 
Sat
11
Oct
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Bark in the Park draws a pack

It was all coats and tails on Oct. 4 when the Humane Society of Uvalde held its annual Bark in the Park and Brian Faglie Memorial 5K Run at Uvalde Memorial Park. Event organizers said that as many as 300 attendees flocked to the park for the five-kilometer run and a slew of pet-centric contests, and that just under $16,000 was raised for HSU.
 
Wed
08
Oct
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Fingerprints

A border patrol agent fingerprints a young boy who was visiting the U.S Customs and Border Protection booth during National Night Out, held Tuesday in the Uvalde H-E-B Store parking lot at 201 E. Main St.
 
Wed
08
Oct
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Curry’s masterful watercolor paintings brighten exhibit

by KIM EAGLE
 
Delia Curry of Ft. Clark Springs is the El Progreso Library Artist of the Month for October. Her watercolor paintings will be on display in the library for the duration of the month. Curry was a promising artist at a young age, often being told by her teachers that she had a talent for the arts – especially drawing. She attended college at Sam Houston State University, where she majored in English, and was married in 1960 to Ken Curry who was in the military and later worked for the government.
 
Sat
04
Oct
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Garza

Josie (Sanchez) and Ramon Garza of Fort Worth, formerly of Uvalde, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday. A private party was given to the honorees by the family yesterday. Special out-of-town guests included Chris Ibarra of Wisconsin, Juan Sanchez of Illinois and Silvia Flores of Fort Worth.
 

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