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Current Weekly News for Leakey, Camp Wood, Sabinal, Utopia and Surrounding Areas Vol. 4 No. 25


June 11, 2014

Retirees Recognized at Nueces Canyon CISD

By Superintendent Kristi Powers

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RCJHC PLAYDAY SERIES ............................ Page 4

Somewhere in the West

A Life of Little More than Misery

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7 Highly Effective Home Remedies for Ear Infections ............................ Page 9

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INDEX State News .................... Page 2 Legals/Jail Register ...... Page 3 Community News ......... Page 4-6 Feature Story ................. Page 7 Obituaries ...................... Page 8 Classifieds ..................... Page 12

Today’s Weather

High:93° Low: 72°

An end of year party was held at Big Oak Camp Ground on May 29 to honor NCCISD teachers and thank them for a fantastic year of service. Five employees were especially recognized since they will be retiring this year. · Jimmie Mae Baxter will retire from

Nueces Canyon CISD with a total of 48 years of service in the cafeteria. · Peggy Luce retires with 37 years of service all with NCCISD. · Becky Morey has retired and she served 18 years with Nueces Canyon and has been an educator for a total of

The Spirit of ‘45 Alfonzo “Red” Emmerson, and if you are old enough to remember him as a child, was known as “Booger Red”, went into the Navy on August 5, 1943. He went for boot camp at San Diego and in 90 days, was aboard his main ship, the USS Maury. He also served on the USS Stewart, and the USS Martin H Ray. He was trained as an aircraft gunner and seaman. He went through most of the landings in the Pacific, “It was hell “ he remarked. He received the Bronze Star, 5 Silver, 10 Blue for the Philliplnes, 50 Green, 1000 Red which were for landings and the Presidential Citation for finding the Japanese fleet. Most of the island names he can no longer remember, too many of them he said. After his discharge in June 1946, he came back to Sabinal and worked for the Fowler Brothers in construction: homes, buildings, and the girl scout camp at Utopia. Then he worked

These individuals have been dedicated employees of NCCISD and they will truly be missed. Each retiree was presented with a rocking chair and recognized for their dedicated service to NCCISD.

by Billie Franklin

for Fred and Mackey Woodley building barns. He worked for Doc Saunders at Sabinal, built the Sunny Cline Farms with Sammy Felts. After that, he went to work in Utopia for L A Waters. He has been there for over 35 years and at the age of 89, is still repairing water gaps and grateful for the rain. He barely had time for an interview last week. I hope you have been enjoying the articles on WW II veterans and would like to invite any other deserving WW II veteran to contact me at P O Box 1245, Sabinal, Tx 78881 or at 9883258 home or 275-1834 my cell phone number. I can arrange to meet with you or someone you love, to tell his/her side of the story. My purpose is to prove why WW II veterans are indeed the Greatest Generation. In August, 2015, will be the 70th anniversary of World War II. I feel, why wait, you deserve your place in the sun.

Water News and River Flows Sorry it has been a while since the flows were taken, but my flow meter was in the shop and then we had the rainfall and the rise so I could not get measurements when much of the flow was over the top of the crossings. River flows were taken on the Frio and Nueces Rivers on June 9th with all of the flows up across the District. The crossings are all looking cleaner, thanks to the recent rainfall, there was a lot of debris in front of many culverts and it took a while to get them cleared and the measurements taken. This was a great problem to have. A simple reminder if you are at your favorite swimming hole and it is around a culvert and you notice blockage, do not try to clear the blockage; it could be dangerous. Now the other side of that coin; I know we all like a good deep hole to relax in, but do not move rocks into the culverts and block them as this causes many problems when we get a rise in the river.

37 years. · Scott Williams served at NC for 12 years and has been a teacher for 23 years. · Laurie Williams served Nueces Canyon for 17 years and has been a social studies teacher for 27 years.

By: Joel Pigg, General Manager

Fulgham’s Crossing just south of the Alto Frio Baptist Encampment had a flow of 4,190 gpm (gallons per minute) last measurement and now has a flow of 13,289 gpm. This site looks cleaner than it has in months and I got measurements in several culverts that are usually dry. The Leakey Springs Crossing had a flow of 2,873 gpm last measurement and a flow of 5,022 gpm this month; this crossing seems to have this fluctuation quite regularly it is hard for me to see any change it always looks the same. The Mill Creek Crossing is flowing higher this time than last, there are still culverts on one end of this crossing that have no flow reading, this crossing has increased to a flow of 8,293 gpm this month up from the flow last measurement of 5,288 gpm. I was also able tp take flow readings at the Frio River Place Crossing this month and it was at 26,151 gpm. I will take this



This Saturday, June 14th, beginning at around 7:30 am, the Leakey Junior High Cheerleaders will be having a bake sale at the Mercantile. They will be selling breakfast tacos and various sweet treats! AND, there will also be a BBQ Brisket by the pound benefit fund raiser for Mark Manglberger (one of the nicest guys I know!) at the courthouse square beginning at 9:00 am to help with his expenses in his battle with cancer. So come get your breakfast, lunch, and dessert!! and help support two great causes in our community. Mark (pictured) and his wife Beth have been a major part of our community and our children’s lives for over 30 years. Please come out and help us help them!!

one as the summer goes on and see how the river runs in that area. On the west prong of the Frio River; the Rancho Real crossing had a flow

of 4,639 gpm this month compared to a flow of 2,581 gpm last measurement. continued page 3

REAL COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM DISPLAYS LINEMAN’S TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT In recognition of the Seventy Fifth Anniversary of Bandera Electric Service in the Texas Hill Country the Kellner family has loaned Ed Kellner’s personal tools and equipment to the Real County Historical Museum for the 2014 Summer season. Included in the exhibit are Ed’s climbing body belt, his climbers, variously referred to as gaffs, spikes, hooks, or trees and his hard hat with separate helmet liner. The original REA stencil is also on display. Mr. Kellner began working for Bandera Electric Cooperative, Inc. in 1948 shortly after he married Marjorie Clark. For the

next thirty years he worked as a lineman helping to bring electricity to the area and servicing the many miles of lines in the Frio Canyon. The invention of the automated bucket lift has denied younger fold the spectacle of a man climbing a pole secured only by a body belt and a pair of climbing gaffs, a sight which caused many a young boy to stare in amazement and wonder if one day he, too, might do the same. The exhibit will remain thru Labor Day weekend.

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To renew my licenses, recently I had to take continuing education hours and I chose to study “Crisis Communications.” It was very interesting and it included a chapter on diffusing situations, emotional responses and the moment of no return. I think that recent course with the research done on this topic leads me to believe that each situation must be handled individually, however, there is NO CIRCUMSTANCE in which the United States of America can give in to terrorists. It is the equivalent of “Making a deal with the devil!” People are tired of the terrorist threat but we are no closer to solving the situation that was brought to our attention in a very real manner on September 11, 2001. I wish there were answers to this dilemma but I fear our government does not have the ability to deal with what we are faced with today. More and more journalists, political writers and even politicians are turning round to the opinion...negotiate... Military might is not enough to solve this problem. There will be no clear winner there. Other options must be explored as recent events have left our terrorist adversaries empowered and emboldened. They feel like they beat us, so whose face will we see in the news tomorrow...captured by the Taliban? Cal Thomas, Tribune Content Agency says, “The up-front cost of this “prisoner exchange” is the release of five terrorists from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay. Future costs could be much higher. Not to mention the fact that news of the controversial exchange knocked reports on the VA fiasco right off the front pages. Was this partly the administration’s intent? Freeing five dangerous men to secure the release of one soldier could very well put this country in increased danger. What should we have done? It depends upon the outcome one is seeking. If rescuing one man is paramount, then any price is worth it. But if that rescue leads to the deaths of others, as is likely, then the price is too high. In a joint statement after President Obama’s announcement of the terrorists’ release, House Armed Services Committee Chairman Howard P. McKeon and Sen. James Inhofe, the ranking Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee, spoke of “... consequences for the rest of our forces and all Americans. Our terrorist adversaries now have a strong incentive to capture Americans.” In “Why Not Negotiate with Terrorists--Pros and Cons of Talking to Al Qaeda” By Amy Zalman, Ph.D., she voices these opinions on> Global Terrorism. “Proponents of negotiation begin with the premise that neither the U.S. nor Al Qaeda can “win “their battle with each other in any meaningful way. The United States, with or without allies, will never be able to eradicate Al Qaeda, or its offshoots. Al Qaeda has no serious chance of fundamentally uprooting the United states. This does not mean there might not be significant damage along the way: a long war of attrition by Al Qaeda could exhaust the American military, a significant chunk of its economy and the electorate and, not least, lead to the death of innocents caught in the crossfire. Al Qaeda could acquire, and use, nuclear materials. In fact, the physical damage of radioactive weapons

such as a dirty bomb can be sustainable. But their use would undoubtedly prod the U.S. to escalate conflict to a point that most of us would rather not imagine. The U.S. conflict with Al Qaeda also cannot take place in a vacuum. It inevitably engages other actors and countries, which adds to the general instability caused by conflict.” My personal favorite is Michael Tomasky of “The Beast” when he sort of boils it on down. Of the five returnees... we were going to have to give them back anyway, on cessation of hostilities. The reason is crucially important, because it brings to the fore one of the great hypocrisies under which the United States is forced to—or has chosen to—labor. Here’s the deal. We declared war on the Taliban in 2001. Once we declared war on them and invaded their country, the rules of war applied. That means prisoners taken aren’t hostages. They are prisoners of war. And prisoners of war are accorded certain rights, and they are returned, usually at war’s end but sometimes before, through a process of… well, negotiation. It’s been this way since warfare began. And aside from prisoner exchanges, there is of course the matter of ending hostilities in the first place. That also must be negotiated. “We” also by executive order—declared the Taliban a terrorist organization in 2002. And so, the Taliban are both an enemy combatant with which we absolutely must negotiate, and a terrorist group with which we absolutely must not negotiate. Duh? Obviously, those two realities cannot co-exist. How do we resolve it?” It should never, ever, ever be forgotten, while Republicans bang on at President Obama for everything he does, that he was put in this position because we started fighting this 14-year war—the longest in our history; (we defeated Hitler, Mussolini, and Tojo in less than one-third the time—with fewer than 2,000 soldiers on the ground.” In warfare, there are certain rules that go back millennia. Military men and women “think and operate” under a different set of rules than we do, and they must! Today, the stakes are high and our government can’t work together for the benefit of the American People, because they are too busy throwing stones at each other! You and I will pay the price...negotiation or no negotiation... We should never give in to demands from Terrorists, rather we are at war with them or not... but if that had been my son... or yours? The answers are too difficult, this mess we are in should not be a political boon for one party or another. In THIS Country...we should be back to back! This is not a game! The twin towers were not a game, the dead are not just numbers... I will say again that the winds of change have reached American shores where they intensify, finding their way into the very fabric of our everyday existence. Just as the British standing at attention in long lines of bright red and white uniforms did not stand a chance with secreted, well covered American Revolutionaries... we, as a mature Nation are flailing in murky waters against Terrorist Organizational tactics...they just don’t care. If our government does not stop playing with our Country... there will be no Country! We cannot beat them on their own ground and at their own game... it is time to rethink everything... everything!

Governor Perry on New EPA Rules “President Obama’s decision to impose drastic new restrictions on America’s energy industry is the most direct assault yet on the energy providers that employ thousands of Americans, and fuel both our homes and our nation’s economic growth. Americans have seen the disastrous results of federal mandates with Obamacare, and these rules will only further stifle our economy’s sluggish recovery and increase energy costs for American families. If President Obama is truly interested in an “allof-the-above” energy strategy, he would do well to look to states like Texas that have seen tremendous success at diversifying energy sources while protecting the environment from harmful pollutants.” The air Texans breathe today is cleaner than it was in

2000, even as our population has grown by nearly 5.2 million people. Furthermore: • Over the last 10 years, Texas has added more than twice the jobs of any other state; • Statewide, from 2000-2012, nitrogen oxide levels from industrial sources were reduced by 62.5 percent; and • From 2000-2012 ozone levels were reduced by 23 percent, a 12 percent greater reduction than the national average. Citing the policies that have made Texas a national energy leader, Gov. Perry recently called on President Obama in a letter to dramatically change his own failed energy policies in order to put more Americans to work.

Perry Authorizes Additional Disaster Recovery Funds for City of West Gov. Rick Perry granted the City of West’s request for an additional $4.8 million in disaster grant assistance for recovery efforts related to the fertilizer plant explosion that occurred in April 2013. The grant will help West repair and rebuild infrastructure damaged or destroyed by the blast and assist with other important projects in the affected area. “Last year’s tragedy touched the lives of every member of the West community, and touched the hearts of all Texans,” Gov. Perry said. “As we focus on the path forward, these recovery funds will help the people of West rebuild their lives and invest in the future of their community.”

“In reflecting on the year following this tragedy, I cannot help but feel pride in the incredible work of our local and state first responders, the continual leadership shown by Mayor Muska and his fellow city and county officials, and the resilience of the citizens of West,” state Sen. Brian Birdwell said. “It is no surprise to see Texans pull together and rebuild like this.” “Our hearts continue to reach out to the community of West and those affected by last year’s tragedy,” state Rep. Kyle Kacal said. “We acknowledge with deep appreciation the tremendous response to the local rebuilding efforts and stand in solidarity as we continue to work towards the future of West.”

Perry Urges Texans to Prepare for 2014 Hurricane Season Gov. Perry is urging Texans to prepare their families and homes for the 2014 Hurricane Season, which begins June 1 and runs through the end of November. “Texas has a great track record when it comes to being prepared for natural disasters, and that readiness starts with our citizens,” Gov. Perry said. “I urge every Texan to get ready for hurricane season by taking a few common-sense measures to prepare their families for whatever Mother Nature might throw their way this year.” To help Texans be safe in the event of a major storm,

the governor is strongly encouraging families to develop an emergency plan that designates a place to go in case of evacuations, and compile a readiness kit of important supplies, including medication, non-perishable food items and water. Texans living in coastal areas who will require transportation assistance during an evacuation are urged to call 2-1-1 as soon as possible to sign up with the Transportation Assistance Registry, which allows local and state officials to better coordinate transportation needs once a disaster occurs.

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Shawn Streib Gray, Broker 830-232-4500 Property 001 : 9.3 ac. Views, underground utilities and sensible restrictions. Borders a large ranch. Owner/ Broker. $129,900 Property 002: Gorgeous 4BD/4BA custom home at 482 Camino del Rancho in Concan on 6+ acs. GREAT PRICE! $595,000 Property 3-6: 1+ ac. Commercial lots Concan. Frontage on US HWY 83. All utilities available. $139,000-$149,000 Property 007: 1570 sq. ft. 3/2 on 5+ acs. Great workshop w/extra living quarters. 435 RR 337 West is a MUST SEE. $196,000 Property 008: Rancho Real hunting tract. 25.61 acres, about 100 yds. from elec! Views, not too hard to access. $60,183 Property 009: Lovely& spacious 4BD/4BA home on 1.5+ acs. Frontage on Little Dry Frio. Pool and huge oaks. Must See!! $249,000 Property 010: 2.61 ac. lot on county rd. just 2 mi. east of Leakey. Covered w/oaks, city water & elec. avail. Great home base for RV! $69,000 Property 011: Very nice 1.2 ac. lot ready for your RV in Frio River Place. Central water & elec. in place. River Access. $84,500 REDUCED NEWProperty 012: 1 ac. View lot in Canyon Oaks 4. Catclaw Mtn. Dr. Views and nice building site. $55,000 Property 013 : 96 Canyon Oaks Dr. in Concan. 3BD/3BA 1792 sq. ft. home. Great rental potential $238,000 REDUCED NEWProperty 014: 121 Oakhurst Dr. 2.6 ac. private lot w/mobile + huge addition. Tastefully done. Garage/ workshop. River Access! $129,000 Property 015: Breezy Oaks in Concan. Nicely FURNISHED 4BD/2BA on shaded lot! Good rental. River access. GREAT PRICE $234,900 NEWProperty 016: Vintage home 239 E. 2nd St. in downtown Leakey. Completely remodeled. Huge screen porch & large lot. $129,000 Property 017: Whiskey Mountain Inn. 1869 Farmhouse on 17.69 acs. w/6 rental cabins. Gorgeous! $498,500 PENDING Property 018 : 1304 sq. ft. 2BD/2BA on nearly 1 ac. in Reagan Wells. Access to 100+ acs. and over a mile of river! Must see! $115,000 Property 019: 2 ac. lot in Saddle Mtn. No HOA, mobiles ok! Has water meter, elec. at property. Lots of oaks. $49,000 Property 020: 3BD/2BA w/best view in Concan! Frio River access, carport w/storage, plenty of parking, patios & decks. $299,000 Property 021: 3 view lots in Canyon Oaks—Concan, TX! 1+ ac. each. Water & elec. available, nightly rentals OK. $39,000 Per Lot Property 022 : INCOME PRODUCING! 2/1 house and 3/2 mobile home. Frio River access + close to Garner State Park. $126,500 REDUCED Property 023: Creekside Guesthouse. 3BR/3.5BA on 5+ acs. w/Patterson Creek frontage. Just beautiful, huge trees, must see! $375,000 Property 024: Frio River Place lot. Nearly THREE acres! Water & elec. available. Nice river access. RV usage ok. $109,000 REDUCED Property 025 : RR336 north of Leakey. 17+ acs. West prong of the Frio River on eastern boundary $222,000 REDUCED Property 026-027 : RIVER FRONT! Gorgeous oak and cypress trees, views of the mountains. $225,000 EA. POSSIBLE OWNER FINANCING Property 028 : Frio River Place 1.51 acs. SUPER CLOSE to river. Water system& elec. Nice area. $75,000 POSSIBLE OWNER FINANCING Property 029 : 260 acs. +/- WILL DIVIDE Hwy. frontage, Call Martin for all the details! $4250 per acre Property 030: Rancho Real, 10 ac. of remote land. 4x4 needed. Great hunting or recreational tract. Pretty flat topography. $32,500 Property 031: Riverfront home in the Frio Pecan Farm! In rental pool. Lots of amenities. $269,000 REDUCED Property 032: Lots 67& 68 on golf course. 1⁄2 acre each w/nice trees, all utilities, hole #2. Super nice & easily buildable. ! $75,000 each Property 033: 5.16 ac. lot near town. City water & elec. Gorgeous views, paved roads, security gate. $84,900 Property 034: 21.62 ac. of rough, rugged country! Great for hunting. 4x4 needed to access. Gorgeous views. $54,050 Property 035: 35 acs. of great hunting in Spring Country Ranch. Access to spring fed pool. 4x4 needed. No utilities. $104,940 Property 036: 8.65 acs. In Shady Oaks. Private yet minutes from town. Lots of big oaks. Electricity available. $69,000

Property 037&038: Two 2BD/2BA log cabins in Frio Pecan Farm. Lowest price! Income producing $159,000 each Property 039: Beautiful & spacious 4Bd/3Ba on nearly 1 ac. in Twin Forks. Super floor plan, covered porch, newer constr. $225,000 Property 040: Newer rock home in River Tree. Heavily treed lot, unique touches throughout, outdoor fp, river park. $240,000 REDUCED Property 041: 199 acs. of superb hunting! Fenced, ag. Exempt, several small springs, pond, old well, elec. close. $498,525 Property 042: Estate size lot in The Ranch. Huge Oak & pecan trees, ag. Exempt, underground elec. Frio access. NICE! $181,000 Property 043: 8+ acs. w/gorgeous oaks and great bldg. sites. Electricity available. AG EXEMPT taxes!! $77,045 NEWProperty 044: 3.2 ac. lot w/gated entrance, paved roads, underground electricity and city water. Nice oaks & no cedar! $64,500 TERMS. Property 045-046 : Canyon Oaks/Concan lots. River access, elec./ water available. 1ac. $42,500 per lot Property 047: 1+/- ac. lot Mountain Valley in Concan. Close to golf course, House Pasture, Frio. Rentals OK!!! $89,000 NEWProperty 048: Beautiful new home nearing completion. On golf course in Concan! Choose your colors and finishing touches! $399,000 Property 049: 50 ac @ 172 Cattail Rd off RR337 W. Both sides Patterson Creek, no restrictions, paved road frontage, city water. $325,000 Property 050: 5+ acres, small cabin, fenced, private with lovely frontage on the West Frio River. All utilities in place. $178,500 Property 051: Stunning steel-frame home on 25 acs. w/HUGE views. Guest cabin. No restrictions. Utopia off Hwy. 1050. $649,000 REDUCED Property 052: 5+ acres just West of Leakey. Fronts on John Buchanan Rd. Bldg. site faces east and is ready to go! $52,500 Property 053: 130+ acs. In Concan. Bear Creek Rd. Both sides of Bear Creek, partially fenced. NO Restrictions. $8,000 per ac. Property 054:Riverfront lot in Concan. Rentals ok. Decades old hand-crafted stone staircase to river. Heartstone Subdv. $319,000 Property 055: Two adjacent lots in Emerald Oaks Subdivision. Each lot is 1/2 acre. Very nice area. $22,500 EACH Property 056: Lovely Frio river front cabin on 2.27 acs. Close to Leakey, rentals allowed. Huge deck. Just stunning! Great price. $299,000 NEWProperty 057: Concan Country Club! Tons of oaks, nice & flat. All utilities in place. On 17th hole. ONLY $70,000 PENDING Property 058: 39 ac. in Rancho Real. Big views and great hunting. 4x4 is a MUST to access this property. $79,960 Property 059: Lot #260 in Twin Forks. Very close to Cathedral Park and the beautiful Frio River! Water & Elec. available. $25,000 Property 060: The Ranch Subdivision in Concan. Ag. Exempt residential lot 6+ ACS.w/Frio Access. $133,140 Property 061:1.22 ac. riverfront lot in Concan. Sits on high bluff. Just beautiful. Nightly rentals ok. Gated entry, paved roads. $299,000 Property 062:3/4 ac. river access lot in Heartstone Subdivision in Concan. 2 Super river access parks for owners use. $79,000 Property 063:Heartstone Subdivision in Concan! .88 ac. river access lot w/all underground utilities, paved roads, gated entry. $109,000 Property 064: Two 1+ ac. lots w/Hwy. 83 frontage. No Restrictions. Elec. & city water available. $37,500 each lot. Property 065: 3/2 brick house on RR337. No Restrictions. Currently a successful nightly rental. CLOSE to river. $129,500 REDUCED Property 066-068: 3 adjacent tracts in Deer Creek Estates—Rio Frio, TX. Beautiful homesites with views! 9-12 acs. $9,000 PER AC NEWProperty 069: Cozy 2BD/2BA cabin on a quiet, private 1 ac. lot in Twin Forks. Large detached garage w/bathroom. $144,500 REDUCED NEWProperty 070: 11.84 acs. fronting Hwy. 336. No restrictions. Oaks and Pecan trees. Has water well. Bikers take note! $87,000PENDING NEWProperty 071: 4/3 in Mtn. Valley--Concan. “Southern Comfort” Sleeps 16 @ $425/nt. Nice firepit and attached 1C garage. $335,000 NEWProperty 072: Unique “artist’s cottage” on nearly 3ac. w/175’ of Frio Frontage! 1BD/1BA, large metal barn/workshop. $324,900 TERMS


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JAIL REGISTER June 1- June 7, 2014

ALLEN, HOSEA MATTHEW 48 W/M, LEAKEY, TEXAS, A/O BRICE, VIOLATION OF PROBATION - DRIVING WHILE LICENSE INVALID, PROBATION MODIFIED LEAKEY; FAIR, DARYELL KEVIN 47 W/M, CORPUS CHRISTI, A/O MARTINEZ, VIOLATION OF PROBATION - DRIVING WHILE LICENSE INVALID, PROBATION MODIFIED. Real County Law Officers James E. Brice, Sheriff Nathan Johnson, Deputy Sheriff Chris Sheridan, Deputy Sheriff Bruce Carr, Deputy Sheriff Jim Wilson, Constable Joe Tolleson, Constable Corporal Jake Sanchez, DPS Highway Patrol Clint Graham, TPWD Game Warden Disclaimer: All print and other visual media is for informational purposes only. This information is considered public information under the Freedom of Information Act and the Public Records Act. Any indication of an arrest is not intended to imply or infer that such individual has been convicted of a crime. All persons are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Real County Sheriff’s Office Weekly Dispatch Report June 1 - June 7, 2014 6/3/2014 @ • 2107 responded to the intersection of US Highway 83 and Texas Highway 41 for a stranded motorist 6/6/2014 @ • 1829 responded to US Highway 83 South of Leakey for a reckless driver

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1849 responded to US Highway 83 South of Leakey for a vehicle unlock 2330 responded to US Highway 83 South of Leakey for a motorist assist 6/7/2014 @ 1223 responded to Ranch Road 1120 South for report of vehicles parked in the no parking zone

Water News and River Flows The Kent Creek crossing showed an increase since last measurement with a flow of 990 gpm this month up from a flow of 461 gpm last measurement. Nueces River flows were also taken on June 9th with both locations showing increases from the last measurement. McDonalds Crossing was at 5,201 gpm last month and rose to a flow of 13,260 gpm this

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month. This crossing is hard to see any changes unless they are very significant 10,000 gpm looks the same as 9,000 gpm the one thing that looks better about this crossing is the amount of vegetation has decreased since last summer. The Nueces River Dam on Highway 55 south of Camp Wood had a flow of 7,212 gpm last month and rose to a flow of 24,136 gpm this month.


Per Real County Commissioners Court a Flood Damage Prevention Order authorized the Flood Plain Administrator to review, approve, and/or deny application for development permits. These orders apply to ALL NEW CONSTRUCTION AND IMPROVEMENT, NEW AND REPLACEMENT WATER SUPPLY SYSTEMS, NEW AND REPLACEMENT SEPTIC SYSTEMS, MANUFACTURED HOMES AND SUBDIVISION PROPOSALS Permit fees can be obtained from the Flood Plain Coordinator. Failure to apply fo r the proper permit before development begins may result in criminal charges and monetary penalties may be imposed. Please contact Sid Bort, Real County Flood Plain Coordinator at 830-232-5304 for any additional information.

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City of Leakey Mayor: Harry Schneemann Secretary: Dee Dee Wally Office: 830-232-6757 Fax: 830-232-6775 Councilmen: Ken Auld • Hugh Buchanan • Carl Jensen • Jesus Rubio • Bob Bowers Leakey Volunteer Fire Dept.830-232-4005 Frio Canyon EMS, Inc.830-232-5299 City of Camp Wood Mayor: Ben Cox Office: 830-597-2265 Fax: 830-597-5365 Aldermen: Curtis Wilson • Brant Hickman • Sammie Ives •Jesse Chavez • Josh Cox Volunteer Fire Dept:830-597-6100 Camp Wood Library: 830-597-3208 Nueces Canyon EMS: 830-597-4200 City of Sabinal Mayor: Louis Landeros Secretary: Betty Jo Harris Office: 830-988-2218 Councilmembers: Nancy Alvarado, Chuck Van Pelt, Alma Martinez, Linda Musquiz, Eloisa Munoz and Mike Nuckles Sabinal Library 830-988-2911 Sabinal Municipal Judge: Anita Herndon 830-988-2630 Real County County Judge, Garry Merritt 830-232-5304 Real County Attorney, Bobby Jack Rushing 830-232-6461 County/District Clerk, Bella Rubio 830-232-5202 Justice of the Peace Dianne Rogers: 830-232-6630 Justice of the Peace Chris Lacey: 830-597-6129 Sheriff, James Earl Brice 830-232-5201 Tax Assessor-Collector Donna Brice: 830-232-6210 Treasurer, Mairi Gray 830-232-6627 Chief Appraiser Kelley Shults 830-232-6248 Real County Public Library 830-232-5199 Camp Wood Public Library 830-597-3208 Real County Commissioners: Precinct #1: Manuel Rubio Pct.#2: Bryan Shackelford Pct. #3:Gene Buckner Pct.#4: Joe W. Connell, Sr. Real Edwards Conservation & Reclamation District PO Box 807 . Camp Wood, Texas 78833 (830) 597-3322 office Fax (830) 597-3320 email Roland Trees, Board President Joel Pigg, General Manager

Camp Wood, TX -- The City of Camp Wood leaders enacted STAGE 2 water restrictions for water customers. City officials have been watching the city water supply struggle for the last few weeks to the point of concern. While the pumps worked their hardest, they clog when the water gets to low in the holding well. City leaders met on Monday, May 12, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. and heard the report and studied the Drought Contigency Plan before making their decision to go to STAGE 2. What that means for you: Automatic and Hose End Sprinklers and Soaker Hoses are permitted for -EVEN addresses can water on Sunday and Thursday from 8 p.m. to 10 a.m. ODD addresses can water on Saturday and Wednesday from 8 p.m. to 10 a.m. Hand held hose with nozzle drip irrigation and bucket watering is permitted at anytime and any day. Washing Vehicles and Recreational Water use such as when pools get filled and jacuzzi’s follow the same water schedule as already mentioned above for Even and Odd addresses and for those designated times. For questions about water restrictions or water use, feel free to call City Hall at 830-597-2265.




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The Leakey Ex Students Association is proud to announce Veronica Gonzalez as the recipient of the annual $500.00 scholarship award. All graduating Leakey high school seniors are eligible to apply for this award. The award is based on community and school involvement, grade point average and the strength of the essay submitted. Veronica is the daughter of Rudy and Brenda Gonzalez, graduating with a 3.7 GPA. While attending Leakey High School she participated in volleyball, basketball and tennis. She served as an officer in FFA, the National Honor Society and the Student Council. Veronica also was elected Most Spirited Cheerleader, Class Favorite and served on the Homecoming Court as well as working on the school yearbook and as a Pioneer Counselor. She also has been very active in St Raymond Catholic Church and many community activities including the Relay for Life, Real County Horse Club and the Leakey Little League. Her plans are to attend the Texas State University in San Marcos and pursue a degree in Speech Pathology. Congratulations to Veronica and her family. In addition to the award to Veronica, the Association also awarded a second $500.00 scholarship to Emilio Navarro for the Spring 2014. Emilio was the recipient of the first Association scholarship awarded for the Fall 2013 semester. Congratulations

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Reagan Luce Day at NCHS Reagan Luce was celebrated at Nueces Canyon on Friday, May 9. Reagan will graduate on May 16 and plans to attend Southwest Texas Junior College and enter the welding program. Reagan is the son of Mr. Luke Luce and Mrs. Nancy Pate. Reagan had a host of family members present to celebrate with him. Reagan has attended NC schools since Kindergarten and has definitely left his mark. He has participated in football, basketball, track, and powerlifting during his high school career. In football and basketball he has received numerous all district awards. In

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track he was an area qualifier this year in the 100 yard dash. He is a member of the Panther Band and recently won the John Philip Sousa Award. Reagan was recently elected Prom King and Most Popular. He is a member of the FFA Ag Trailer Team and has been on numerous FFA judging teams. He has participated in One Act Play, UIL Prose and competed at the UIL State Academic Meet his sophomore year. NCCISD would like to congratulate Reagan and wish him the very best with his future!

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Top 7th Grade Readers By Instructor Jan Prather

At the end of year staff picnic exiting board member Diana DelaRosa was honored. District Superintendent Mrs. Kristi Powers presented Mrs. DelaRosa with a plaque of appreciation. Mrs. DelaRosa served 3 years including a term as Board President.

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The Pride Club’s project for the past few years has been raising money for the PTO playground equipment fund. With this year’s music festival proceeds of $2100 added to their other earnings, the Pride Club presented PTO with a $6,047.76 check to add to the fund. Thank you to everyone that has supported us! The Music Festival on May 9 was a great success! We have a school full of talented students, teachers, administrators, and staff. The Nueces Canyon Pride Club would like thank all the sponsors, participants, and helpers, that helped make this show possible. The sponsors were Bear Creek Fudge, Ben’s Beverage Barn, Big Oak Camp, Bullard’s Auto Body, Camp Wood Hardware and Lumber, Canyon Auto Parts, Casa Sifuentes, Canyon Broadcaster, Casa Falcon, Dam Store, Danny Irwin, Dixie Prints, Dolores’ Unique Designs, Kings Well Service, Lorenza Garza, Marilyn’s, Roseanne Hotard, Susie Q Quilts, Smoke House, and Wetlands.

Global Environmental Essays Nueces Canyon 7th graders had guest speakers Joel Pigg and Becky Williams from the Real Edwards Reclamation District on Monday, May 12th. Students in Mrs. Jan Prather’s classroom were working on Global Environmental Essays. Landrie Williams and Samantha Threadgill set this presentation up to illustrate the issues discussed in their reports. Excerpts from Landrie Williams Essay: Water pollution is a problem caused by human activities that harm lakes, rivers, oceans, and ground water. Water pollution

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At their recent meeting the City Council of Sabinal voted to terminate City Works Manager, Kevin Persyn.

Flag Day Memorial

There will be a service of memorial at Veterans Memorial Live Oak Park on Saturday at 10 am. Under the direction of Julie Burris and master of ceremonies Eddie McKinney, those veterans lost in war will be remembered. It is open to the community. There will be an opportunity for you to speak if you so desire.


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bull riding. At Veterans Memorial Live Oak Park, the Sabinal Volunteer Fire Department will host a barbeque plate sale beginning at noon, until they run out. Rick Rubio will DJ during the chili cookoff which will run from 8 to 1 pm. There will be a 5 K run which is scheduled to begin at 9 am. For the second year, there is to be a baking contest from 8 to 9 am. Between 10:30 and 11 am the Little Mr and Miss Sabinal will take place. The dance will start at 9 pm with Bubba Lewis and his band. Vendors are offered a 10 X 10 spot for $25. Contact will be the Sabinal Chamber of Commerce at 426-0121.

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The week of Vacation Bible School is almost over and the children have been delighted to see one another as well as learn new songs, share new ideas, and have a fun time.

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In their joint venture, the combined churches will share an opportunity for children in the community to enjoy summer together. Their classes will be at First Baptist and begin on Monday from 9 to 11: 45.

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Kinney County Library on Thursday, June 19th. On the same day cus-tomers throughout the region can enjoy “Ride for Free” Day for out of town routes. The Eagle Pass Station located at 804 East Main Street will host its open house on Friday June 20th from 11 AM to 2 PM. SWART will also be hosting a Staff and Family Appreciation Celebration on Sunday June 22nd in Eagle Pass. “We are thankful for having reached the end of our second year, and look forward to many more years to come. Our success is not possible without support and assistance from many agencies and people. We are mostly thankful for the support of the SWART Board of Directors due to their diligence and dedication, to TxDOT Public Transportation Division and the Texas Transit Institute for their continued guidance and tech-nical support, fellow transit agencies across the state for their support, but mostly we want to thank our cus-tomers and the communities we serve for the faith and loyalty they have shown in SWART. I can say that we have been blessed with so much the past two years,” states Hidalgo-Cook. For more information on SWART services and Try Transit Week, you can contact Hidalgo-Cook at 830-278- 4155 or visit SWART provides rural public transit and non-emergency medical transit services in the counties of Dimmit. Edwards, Kinney, La Salle, Maverick, Real, Uvalde, Val Verde, and Zavala.

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Sarah Ann Newton was born in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, England in the year of 1809. She was the youngest child in her family and that is about all that researchers know of her early life. The town of Huntingdon was a market town founded by the Anglo-Saxons and the Danes. Most of the families in the early 1800’s were poor, as was Sarah’s family. Her mother was a widow and for people in that situation, Huntingdon did offer the Workhouse. The Workhouse was for people who were too poor to support themselves. Most of the inhabitants were people who had no one to provide for them as in the elderly, widowed, unmarried, and disowned pregnant women. Prior to mental asylums many of the mentally ill found themselves living in the workhouses. The workhouses were very close to a prison. Was Sarah or her family ever part of the Workhouse facility? I do not know, but it is highly possible. At the age of 17, Sarah married John Horn, a merchant. They had two sons by the year 1831. With a growing family and expansion to the United States, John Horn heard of numerous opportunities there and in 1833, he relocated his family to New York. Was the life becoming harder in England or was it the desire to better himself in the United States that spurred the relocation? For whatever reason, his decision was not a wise one. As a merchant, John Horn would buy and sell merchandise in order to earn a profit. As a merchant, he probably met and became acquainted with other merchants who told him of the riches across the ocean and he may have even known Doctor John Charles Beales. Dr. Beales, originally of Suffolk England but now in New York, had a contract with the State of Coahuila to colonize land between the Nueces and Rio Grande Rivers. In the role of Impresario, Dr. Beales recruited emigrants from Ireland, France, England, and Germany. These new emigrants would receive a league of land and a house lot free and I might add, in South Texas. Beales had a grand idea of becoming extremely wealthy from the land sales in South Texas, which was still Mexico at the time. He was a land speculator with high hopes. The first group of colonist, fifty-nine in all, arrived from New York at Matagorda Bay in a very bad time of the year. The weather was cold and wet. They finally went aground at Copano on December 11, 1833. On their way to Beales’ settlement, this group crossed the Frio and then the Nueces. A Mr. Munroe documented this trek in his diary. His writings state that they crossed the Frio somewhere near the Frio Canyon. When I began to research this story, I never expected to find this account supporting the location. It was a pleasant surprise. From the diary of Mr. Munroe, “Feb. 22nd. We started about nine o’clock and passed the Rio Frio at one o’oclock without much difficulty. We encamped on the right bank in a very good situation, except that there was but little pasture. In the evening, nearly all hands turned out to shoot wild turkeys, and were fortunate enough to bring in twenty-three very fine ones. There was an immense quantity of fish in the river. We attempted to haul the seine, but, from there being a great quantity of stones and logs, we met with no success. Several people caught some with lines and hooks. Feb. 23rd. We remained to-day on the Rio Frio, in order to rest out cattle; while at breakfast two Shawnee Indians arrived at the camp. They had, been hunting on the Rio Grande, and were now returning to Natchitoches with beaver skins. I bought three beaver traps from them. In the evening, fourteen turkeys were

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Larry Andrew Boren (October 31, 1938 - June 5, 2014)

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Larry Andrew Boren, age 75 of Winnsboro, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 5, 2014 at Trinity Mission-Health and Rehab. Larry was born on October 31, 1938 in Leakey, TX., to the late John Samuel Boren, Sr., and Alpha Marie (Large) Boren. He worked as a ranch foreman in New Braunfels on the Dean Word Ranch for 15 years, from 1962 to 1979. They then moved to Bee Branch, AR., where he was a rancher for the next 30 years. He then retired to Winnsboro in 2006. He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, and two sisters. He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Sharon Boren of Winnsboro; son, Cody Boren and wife Elizabeth of Coppell; three grandchildren, Katie Boren of Boston, Ma., Emma Boren of Coppell, and Clair Boren of New York City, NY.; Larry is also survived by two sisters, Barbara La Montagne and husband Leo of Leakey, Eileen McCaleb of Sterling City; sister-in-law, Emily Hall of Winnsboro, and numerous nieces and nephews. Memorial Services are shceduled for Monday, June 16, 2014 at 10:00 AM at Smyrna Baptist Church, Wood County; Bro. David Hendricks officiating, Inurnment will follow at Smyrna Cemetery, Wood County.

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There is a doctrine out there that says that Jesus came to establish His earthly kingdom but was rejected by the Jews and crucified – thus foiling His plans. He went back to Heaven and placed His church on the earth until the proper time when He will Rapture His church from the earth, establish His earthly Kingdom, fight the Antichrist in the Battle of Armageddon at the end of the Great Tribulation and reign on the earth for a thousand years. (I guess that at the end of that thousand years then the earth will be destroyed and the eternal bliss of Heaven will begin.) At least that is how I understand the theory. The problem is that theory, although enjoying a lot of modern-day support, is not what is taught in the Bible! As a matter of fact, it is contrary to the plain truth of the gospel! When Peter preached the first gospel sermon on the Day of Pentecost (Acts 2) he said, “Men of Israel, hear these words: Jesus of Nazareth, a Man attested by God to you by miracles, wonders, and signs which God did through Him in your midst, as you yourselves also know— Him, being delivered by the determined purpose and foreknowledge of God, you have taken by lawless hands, have crucified, and put to death…” (Acts 2:22-23). Paul put it this way, “But when the fullness of the time had come, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the law, to redeem those who were under the law, that we might receive the adoption as sons.” (Galatians 4:4-5). His crucifixion was the act that finished His earthly work and reconciled the Jews AND Gentiles to God. “ For He Himself is our peace, who has made both one, and has broken down the middle wall of separation, having abolished in His flesh the enmity, that is, the law of commandments contained in ordinances, so as to create in

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Himself one new man from the two, thus making peace, and that He might reconcile them both to God in one body through the cross, thereby putting to death the enmity.” (Ephesians 2:13-16). All that remains now is for the Lord Jesus Christ return one last time to accomplish three things: (1) destroy this physical realm completely; (2) deliver up His spiritual Kingdom to God the Father, and (3) judge all of the living and the dead separating the righteous from the wicked and rewarding each accordingly. This will all happen in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye! Let’s let the Scriptures explain. First, “…in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, and the dead will be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed. For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality.” (1 Corinthians 15:52-53). “For the Lord Himself will descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of an archangel, and with the trumpet of God. And the dead in Christ will rise first. Then we who are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. And thus we shall always be with the Lord.” (1 Thessalonians 4:16-17); “For this they willfully forget: that by the word of God the heavens were of old, and the earth standing out of water and in the water, by which the world that then existed perished, being flooded with water. But the heavens and the earth which are now preserved by the same word, are reserved for fire until the day of judgment and perdition of ungodly men.” (2 Peter 3:5-7). “But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night, in which the heavens will pass away with a great noise, and the elements will melt with fervent heat;

both the earth and the works that are in it will be burned up.” (2 Peter 3:10), Second, “But each one in his own order: Christ the firstfruits, afterward those who are Christ’s at His coming. Then comes the end, when He delivers the kingdom to God the Father, when He puts an end to all rule and all authority and power. For He must reign till He has put all enemies under His feet. The last enemy that will be destroyed is death.” (1 Corinthians 15:23-26); Third, “When the Son of Man comes in His glory, and all the holy angels with Him, then He will sit on the throne of His glory. All the nations will be gathered before Him, and He will separate them one from another, as a shepherd divides his sheep from the goats.” (Matthew 25:31-32). “Then the King will say to those on His right hand, ‘Come, you blessed of My Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world…” (vs. 34); “Then He will also say to those on the left hand, ‘Depart from Me, you cursed, into the everlasting fire prepared for the devil and his angels…” (vs. 41); “And these will go away into everlasting punishment, but the righteous into eternal life.” (vs. 46). {Also see Revelation 20:11-15 for a more precise picture of this judgment scene and the punishment of the unrighteous.} There will never again be an earthly presence of Jesus Christ. “Thus says the Lord: “Heaven is My throne, And earth is My footstool…” (Isaiah 66:1a). There are those who want to bring Him from His throne back to the footstool! How absurd would that be? Thanks for reading this long one. If you have questions or comments, please feel free to contact me.

love they shared together; nor would you want to. Just because a loved one dies, does not mean that love has died too. The heart wrenching pain expressed by my cousin, can sometimes be softened by developing new traditions based on old ones shared with the deceased. In my cousin’s little paragraph, she mentioned that she had learned so much from her father while participating in his work, caring for his cattle, hauling hay and accompanying him to the sale barn. Now that her parents are deceased, she can develop these same special moments with her children and grandchildren by following her father’s example. The death of a close loved one creates a wonderful opportunity to concentrate on developing those fabulous nuances that have created and molded you into the person you are today. Honor your father by passing on his greatest parenting skill or grand parenting skill. This would truly be a great compliment to your deceased loved one and an honor to his memory and accomplishments. If you have the opportunity, please take this Father’s Day to openly express your love for your dad before it is too late. In my

line of work, I have seen young fathers as well as old, slip away without any warning, and at those times, I realize how utterly important it is to express your love and appreciation for all those you love, each and every moment you have with them. Fathers are so important to the welfare and health of the family. They play an important role in their children’s development into healthy functioning adults. As I see families pass through my funeral home, I can immediately recognize families blessed with a strong father, from those who were not. When parents die, realization of our own mortality, and the importance of being a strong and responsible parent, comes to the forefront of our minds. We vow to do better and regret our past shortcomings. I believe one of the best things you can do at the loss of a parent, is to evaluate their greatest contribution to your life, magnify it and pass it on through your children. Gratefully, my father is still living. I tell him constantly that I love him, and how grateful I am to be able to draw upon his knowledge. I dread the day that he will leave this earth. When that happens, I know that I will be terribly sorrowful. I will also know, that I have taken every opportunity to express my love to my dad. That tiny bit of knowledge, I hope, will help me recover. I saw on TV this morning that fathers are taking on more and more responsibility toward rearing families. I believe this is an excellent statistic.

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I am a member of a very large family and found this on the internet, written by one of my dear cousins. “My sweet little Daddy’s happy birthday! So happy he is with Mother and all those he loves so much who have gone on. Nevertheless, I miss him so much and wish we could have one of our big heart to hearts! He taught me more riding along with him as we went to take care of the cows, hauling hay, going to the sale barn or just riding to town to get a so die pop! Loved how he loved Memaw (his mother) and how he interacted with her. Loved how he lit up when he was around his siblings. Loved how devoted he was to Heavenly Father and his quiet devotion. He was amazing. I love him so much and still can’t bear that he’s gone!” She continues, “Today, I fight back the tears that are so close to my heart as I miss my sweet little Daddy. I loved him so much.” My cousin’s father was a wonderful man and meant so much to so many. Her tears are not a sign of weakness, they testify that the love and time she spent with her father were, and continue to be, a great treasure. Eventually there will come a time when holidays and special events will be easier to manage, but one never forgets their father, nor the

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Ear infections are all too common in children, and can be extremely painful. No one wants to see their child suffering. But the medical treatments can be severe, and often take forever to work. Thankfully, top 7 has a terrific, informative post detailing ways you can treat ear infections using natural home remedies. Ear infections are caused by bacteria or viruses in the middle ear. Ear infections occur more often in children than adults. Some causes and contributing factors that lead to ear infections are wax buildup, upper respiratory infections, food allergies, environmental allergies, fetal alcohol syndrome, genetics, nutritional deficiencies and internal injuries. Some common signs that someone is suffering from an ear infection are pain in the ear, tugging at the ear, difficulty sleeping, headache, poor response to sounds, high fever, fluid draining from the ear, vomiting, diarrhea and so on. Each part has specific functions that help a person hear. You can see in the diagram that the outer ear which shape like a leaf captures the traveling sound waves. In the outer part of our ear, there is a section called as pinna and through this section the sound waves enter into the ear canal. Through the ear canal the sound waves reach the eardrum which is located in the middle part. In addition, the middle section of the ear also has other important ear organs like hammer, anvil, stir up, semicircular, and middle canal. Through the canal, sound waves travel to the inner section of our ear. In the inner part of the ear, there are important ear parts like cochlea, Eustachian tube, and nerves. Sound waves from the canal are sent to the nerves so that the brain can process the sound. After that we are able to recognize the sound and understand it. An ear infection can occur in any of the three parts. Inner ear infections are the most serious. It is important to treat an ear infection to prevent complications, including damaging or rupturing the ear drum. Untreated ear infections can also lead to chronic recurrence and can even cause deafness! It is important to consult a doctor, but for immediate relief you can try some natural treatments. There are many time-honored, simple and easy home remedies that can help to get rid of the pain and other symptoms of an ear infection. Here are the top 7 home remedies for an ear infection. 1. Salt Salt is probably the most readily available home remedy. Heat up one cup of salt on a microwave, pan, or double boiler for about three to five minutes. Put the hot salt inside a thick cloth or sock. Seal the open end with a rubber band or tie a knot. When it is bearably hot, lay down and put the cloth on the affected ear for 5 to 10 minutes. Repeat this remedy daily as many times as needed. The heat generated from the sock will help draw out fluid from the ear and relieve swelling and pain. As an alternative, you can use one cup of rice in the same manner described above. 2. Garlic Garlic has antimicrobial properties and natural pain relieving qualities, making it highly effective in the treatment of ear infections. There are a few ways to use garlic as a home treatment. • Make garlic oil by cooking two garlic cloves in two tablespoons of sesame oil or mustard oil until it turns blackish. Strain the solution. When it is bearably hot, use two to four drops of this oil in the infected ear as ear drops. • Alternatively, you can also boil two or three fresh garlic

cloves in water for five minutes, then crush them and add some salt. Put the mixture in a clean cloth and place it against the affected ear. Consuming two to three cloves of raw garlic daily also helps speed up the healing process.

3. Basil You can also use holy basil to treat minor earache and ear infections. It can relieve ear pain as well as reduce infection. • Crush four to five fresh holy basil leaves gently to extract the juice. Apply the basil juice on or around the infected ear. Avoid getting the juice in the ear canal. • You can also mix a few drops of holy basil oil with an equal amount of carrier oil like coconut oil. Soak a cotton ball in the mixture and gently wipe just inside the ear, around the outer edge and behind the ear. Repeat the process twice daily. 4. Apple Cider Vinegar To get rid of the fungus that may be causing the ear infection, apple cider vinegar is a good option. Mix one part apple cider vinegar with an equal amount of water or alcohol. Soak a cotton ball in the solution. Put the cotton ball in your ear like a plug and leave it for about five minutes. Remove the cotton ball and lay down on your opposite side to drain the liquid from the ear. Use a hair dryer to dry your ear as much as possible. If apple cider vinegar is not available, you can use white vinegar. If the cause of the ear infection is in the Eustachian tubes, try gargling with apple cider vinegar. 5. Olive Oil One of the main causes of an ear infection is wax in the ear catching some fungal or bacterial growth leading to a blockage in the Eustachian tubes. You can easily clear the obstruction with the help of olive oil. Warm some olive oil slightly. Put a few drops of the warm oil into the infected ear. The oil will cause the wax to soften. Remove the infected wax with cotton-tipped swabs. Be careful not to put the swab too far in the ear or you might damage the eardrum. Alternatively, you can also use mustard oil. 6. Warm Water Bottle As soon as possible, apply some heat to the infected ear. This will quickly relieve some of the pain and will also prevent microorganism infestation. • Press a warm water bottle or heating pad against the ear. • You can also use a warm compress. Dip a clean washcloth in lukewarm water, ring out the excess water and then place the washcloth on the infected ear. • Do not apply heat to the ear for long periods of time. Start with five minutes, remove the heat for a while and then repeat the process as needed. 7. Onion Onion is a very common ingredient used in cooking. It has medicinal uses too, including for the treatment of an ear infection. • Chop one small onion, put it in a bowl and microwave it for one to two minutes. Allow it to cool and then strain out the onion juice. Put two to three drops of the juice in the infected ear, leave it for sometime and then turn your head to let it drain out of your ear. • You can also bake an onion for half an hour, cut it into halves and put one half in a thick cotton cloth. Place the cloth on the infected ear for five minutes. Wait for 10 minutes and then repeat the process.

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Keeping in line with last week I have found “Sweetleaf Stevia” which is the liquid version. It comes in regular and even flavors. SweetLeaf Liquid stevia with all natural flavors is convenient and easy to use. At only a penny per drop, you can easily dress up water, coffee, tea, yogurt, cocktails, whip cream, smoothies, ice cubes, and nearly anything else you can dream up. A great replacement for sodas and soft drinks for your kids (and adults)! ZERO calories. ZERO carbohydrates. ZERO glycemic index. •Convenient and economical to use, great flavors to choose from, penny per drop, Can be used in almost anything. Great for cooking and baking.


This week we are going to start with one of my summertime favorites. There is nothing better than steeped tea with a hint of peach to refresh you on a hot afternoon! 3 cups water 3 family size tea bags 2 fresh peaches - peeled, pitted, and sliced 1 cup water 1 1/2 teaspoons stevia powder Bring 3 cups water to a boil in a saucepan over high heat. Add the tea bags, and steep for 15 minutes. Remove tea bags. Meanwhile, place peaches with 1 cup water into the jar of a blender, and blend until very smooth. Pour the peach mixture, tea, and stevia powder into a 1 gallon pitcher. Fill the pitcher to the top with water, and stir until blended.


Mmmm...for a close second summer beverage, lemonade...sort of an American standby, however, it requires sweetening. Tru this recipe for a drink that anyone can enjoy! 2 quarts water 1 1/2 cups Stevia In The Raw® 1 1/2 cups cups (about 7 large lemons) fresh squeezed lemon juice with pulp, seeded Lemon slices, Fresh mint leaves for garnish, Ice cubes, In 2-1/2 quart pitcher combine water, Stevia In The Raw and lemon juice. Stir well and chill at least 2 hours. Fill each tall glass with ice and lemonade. Add


1/2 cup whole milk 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1 (12 ounce can)evaporated 2% low fat milk 3/4 cup fat free half & half 1 extra large egg 3 extra large egg yolks 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 1/2 vanilla bean, sliced vertically and seeded (optional) 1/3 cup Stevia In The Raw® 7 tablespoons Sugar In The Raw Raspberries and pomegranate for garnish Preheat oven to 300 degrees Place four (3/4 cup) ramekins or custard cups in an 8 x 11 inch oblong pan.Combine milk and cornstarch in medium saucepan and stir to dissolve cornstarch. Add evaporated milk and fat free half & half. Heat over medium flame, stirring occasionally until milk is scalded but not yet boiling. Beat eggs, add vanilla and vanilla bean seeds. Slowly add hot milk mixture to egg mixture beating constantly with a wire whisk. Pour liquid through a strainer and then fill each ramekin.Pour enough water in pan to reach halfway up sides of ramekins. Bake at 300 degrees F for 1 hour or until custard is set. Remove from oven and pan to cool about 30 minutes before refrigerating. Chill at least 3 hours. To make creme brulee:Sprinkle 2-3 teaspoons Sugar In The Raw evenly over each custard. Using a blow torch direct the flame so that sugar melts in about 1-2 minutes until brown. Keep the blow torch about 2 inches from sugar topping. Serve immediately. Garnish with raspberries and pomegranate. Nutrition information. Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 230, Fat, total (g) 8, chol. (mg) 265, carb. (g) 26, pro. (g) 12, sodium (mg) 210


Moist, rich, and significantly healthier than banana bread recipes that call for butter, milk, and sugar, this banana bread is a must-make recipe for dairy-free gluten-free dieters that lemon slices and fresh mint and enjoy! love a good loaf of quick bread. Stevia adds just the right amount of sweetness to this bread, but the bananas do most of the work, which makes for a more nutritious treat that still tastes like a treat and is loaded with banana flavor. Feel free to get creative and make HONEY AIOLI this recipe your own; shredded coconut, chopped walnuts, slivered almonds and dried fruits I have never eaten this but it looked so yummy I included it to try later. all make tasty 1 egg additions to this bread, 1 cup extra virgin olive oil, divided •1 cup all-purpose gluten-free 1 garlic clove, peeled and crushed to a paste flour 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice •1 cup tapioca flour 1 1/2 teaspoons honey •1/3 cup whole grain buckwheat 1/2 packet Stevia In The Raw flour Sea salt to taste •3/4 t. baking powder In small bowl combine egg, 2 tablespoons olive oil, garlic paste and lemon juice.Using •1 t. baking soda hand held mixer, process at high speed until garlic is fully incorporated. 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· #1 – 15.20 AC Concan, near Hwy 127 with great views & minutes to Frio River $53,200 · #34 – 22.11 AC, small home w/deck, metal roof, high ceilings, end of road privacy, Fantastic views, hunting $239,000 · #56 – 40.38 AC near Hwy 41, Exotic Hunting Ranch $100,950 · #59 – Frio Riverfront – 10.8 AC, 2 BD/2BA plus loft, fireplace $455,000 · #91 – 5.23 Acres adj. 50 AC comm.. spring-fed park, Roaring Springs $37,000 PENDING · #10 – Restricted Homesite, 1.51 Acres corner tract, water, elect., phone avail. ONLY $10,500 · #29 – 23.57 Acres near Leakey off Hwy 337 E., city water, electricity, cabin $150,000 · #88 – Frio Riverfront 3/2 Home, presently in rental pool. 2 Lg. decks overhanging Frio River near Leakey REDUCED $360,000 · #52 – 22.57 Acres Rancho Real hunting land w/W. Prong Frio River $70,000 · #47 – 20 AC off Hwy 41, cabin & elect. $65,000 · #45 – New Listing! 49.5 AC+/- minutes to Leakey. 2 nice cabins, pond, fencing, Exotic & Native Game, rifle range $415,000 · #8 - Spectacular CONCAN RIVERFRONT LOT #11 Heartstone. Bluff w/bldg. site overlooking crystal clear spring- fed river. Cypress trees, underground utilities, co-op water system, gated comm.. w/paved streets, rock bathhouse, lg. trees $359,000 · #51 – CONCAN AREA adjacent comm.. private park on Frio River, Lot 44 Heartstone, .74 AC, oak trees, utilities avail. $119,000 · #16 – 10 Acres Hwy 187 front, homesite $47,499 · #55 – New Listing! Magnificent Views from the decks overhanging the Frio River 2 BD/2 BA Home, 2 lots. Lg. Cypress trees, rental ability & expansion possibilities $489,000 · #21 – Heartstone Riverfront Lot 10 w/109.14’ Frio River, 2 acres, towering oak & cypress trees $319,000 · #23 – 61.60 ac, spring-fed creek w2 dams, 3 wells, fenced, home, barn, equipment shed, MOTIVATED SELLER $744,000 · #44 – Frio River Access .74 acre corner lot in Concan with mature Oak trees, underground utilities, paved streets. Rentals allowed. Walk to priv. comm. Park $119,000 PENDING · #41 – 45 AC MOL w/Sm. Pond & dam, Hidden in the Hills! Immaculate 5th wheel RV w/XLg. Metal canopy, landscaped patio, MUST SEE!

fireplace, 2 lots & view of lake $90’s · #42 – Creekfront Lot w/scenic views, water meter $49,500 · #48 – CUTE AS CAN BE! 3 BD/1 BA Home w/access to 3⁄4 mi. Frio River, Huge Pecan trees, own well $159,000 · #73 – 2200 sq. ft. MOL, Fleetwood Home, 3-4 BD/2 BA, oversized Dbl. garage/workshop, concrete drive, Leakey $141,900 · #2 – CONCAN – minutes to Frio River, 70 AC secluded w/3 BD/2 BA Home, Hunting, out buildings $265,000 · #26 – RiverTree, Access Frio River Park, 1.87 AC (Owner/Assoc. Broker) $69,995 · #98 – Beautiful Lg. 3 BD/2 BA Home on corner lot, RiverTree, Frio River Access, RV hook-ups, huge trees $349,000 · #78 – 200’ MOL Frio Riverfront, 5 1⁄4 acres, min. restrictions $90’s · #64 – 3.58 AC Homesite, Hwy 83 front, water, elect. avail. $47,000 · #68 – This lg. 3/2 Home, guest house, workshop, lg. deck, rock patio & deer proof fence, access 2 Frio River Parks – MOTIVATED SELLER $275,000 · #46 – Spectacular Views from this hilltop 3/2 home at Barksdale, 13 AC+/, fenced. Bring your horses REDUCED $195,500 · #36 – 9.3 AC Spring Hill, scenic homesite, city water & elect. avail. $111,600 · #33 – Oversize Lot, Emerald Oaks area. Water, elect., lots of Lg. trees, cleared& ready for you to build $36,500 · #3 – PRISTENE HOME 21 AC arched entries, high ceilings, granite countertops, SS appliances, 3/3 Home. Guest Home w/oversized 3 car garage/storage, barn w/liv. Quarters $689,000 · #69 – 26.6 Acres near Leakey, well, elect., pond, scenic homesite $179,000 · #61 – Flowing Springs 200 AC+/- Ranch, Bullhead Creek, 4 BD/3 BA Executive Home, metal barn w/living quarters $1,650,000 · #74 – Frio River Access thru 2 parks, Twin Forks. Water & elect. avail. $33,000 · #53 – 20.237 AC heavily treed, hunting or get-away place w/access to spring fed park $49,580 · #50 – 3 BD/2 BA Brick Home, large kitchen & open living/dining area w/high ceilings $145,000 #27 – Frio River & Leakey Springs Park access. 2.6 AC w/Owner Finance 20% dn., 10 yrs, 5% $152,000

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Remember Flag Day

Flag Day is June 14 which is a great time to reflect on our freedoms and the principles of our great nation for which the flag stands. Fly your red, white and blue today and every day to honor and celebrate our freedoms and opportunities as Americans. Why is Flag Day on June 14th? On June 14, 1777, the Continental Congress passed the first Flag Act. The first Flag act defined the United States flag to be made of 13 stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be 13 stars, white in a blue field, representing a new

Mary Kay Windham, Broker 664 S US Hwy. 83 Leakey, Texas 830-232-4408 office 830-374-7901 cell

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Constellation. The flag has changed as the United States added new states. On January 3, 1959, with the addition of Alaska, our 49th state, President Dwight D. Eisenhower ordered the stars to be set in seven rows of seven stars, staggered horizontally and vertically. Just eight months later when Hawaii joined the Union, President Eisenhower directed a new arrangement for the flag in which five horizontal rows of six stars would alternate with four staggered rows of five stars. This flag remains the one that we fly today. Join Americans everywhere that proudly hoist the Stars and Stripes for Flag Day. If you would like to join the Leakey American Legion Auxiliary Unit 489 to promote Americanism, come to our monthly meeting on the first Monday of each month at the American Legion Hall. The Auxiliary meets at 5:30 pm and would welcome your attendance.


of service NEW LISTING: Gorgeous hill country home on 7.5 acres in Rio Frio. Close to the Frio, this well- appointed home has 3BR and 2.5B with a guest/game room above the attached 2 car garage with full bath also. Huge trees, above ground, landscaped and decked pool, covered front and back porches, two drive through barns/workshops, rv hook up and two wells. This home must be seen and will not disappoint! $399,000. NEW LISTING: 1.2 acres in the heart of Concan, fronting river road, electricity, septic permit in place. Access to the Frio River and rentals are permitted. $69,500. NEW LISTING: 1.6 beautiful acres with large Pecans, access to the Frio River, paved roads, well-built and maintained 2BR/2B log home with concrete drive, one car carport and storage room for river gear. $259,123.CONTRACT PENDING NEW LISTING: 24 hunting acres, 9 miles north of Leakey, lots of road frontage, hilly terrain, small cabin, storage rv, water storage off of gutter system, outdoor shower, access to spring-fed creek with dam. $57,000. NEW LISTING: One of a kind vacation camp in desirable River Tree. This 1.4 acres boasts rock main home with 2 bedrooms, 2 loft areas and living, there is a separate bath house and camp kitchen area, and a rv hook up, all nestled under huge Pecan trees with beautiful views. You will only be a short distance from a very nice river park area and have access to pavilion, paved roads and central water. Lots of handcrafted touches on this one! $239,900. NEW LISTING: Lots of bang for the buck on this large 3BR/2B brick home situated in a very nice development within Leakey proper. Large metal rv barn with workshop, fenced back yard with another large shop that would be any man’s dream come true. It has wide covered front porch, firepit, and outdoor kitchen and could easily be converted to a mother-in-law quarters. Manicured yard, large screened in porch on the main home, huge master suite, the list goes on and you must see to appreciate! $249,000. NEW LISTING: This large 1.77 acre tract of land backs up to the common area along the Frio River and you are within walking distance to the Frio park area. Availability of central water and paved roads makes this a perfect spot for vacationing! $82,000. NEW LISTING: These two one acre tracts of land are situated behind Garner State Park and with Old Baldy practically in your backyard you will not have neighbors behind you! In a gated development that is restricted against weekly rentals you will have plenty of peace and quiet. You will have access to gorgeous Frio River park area complete with bathhouse, restrooms and rv hook ups and central water. SOLD NEW LISTING: West of Leakey lies this wooded 5.98 acres with access to 50 acres of common area and some of the prettiest spring fed water around. Deep swimming hole, waterfalls, and lake are for the enjoyment of the landowners of Roaring Springs. Sit on the covered front porch of the 1BR cabin with loft and watch the kids play in the nice sized tree house. $133,000. CONTRACT PENDING!


Pictured LtoR: Commander J.D. Martinez, Jo Ann Fisher, Past Commander Jack Hallum

Grandpa Doesn’t Care

My ice cream dripped on his good pants, but grandpa doesn’t care. his fishing tackle’s tangled up, his rod is who knows where? I lost his keys in the garage, I’ve made a mess out there. I’m always getting into things, but grandpa doesn’t care.I help him in the garden ‘cause we’re really quite a pair; I pull the plants out with the weeds, but grandpa doesn’t care. When I am grown and on my own, when visits become rare, I won’t forget the love I’d get when grandpa didn’t care.



American Legion Post #489 in Leakey, Texas, inducted their new Commander, J.D. Martinez, last week. A special gift was passed down to Martinez from Past Commander, Jack Hallum. A Commander’s Pin from the first Commander of the Post, Norris Fisher, was past down to Commander Gary Hunt, then to Commander Jack Hallum and now to Martinez. Fisher’s widow, Jo Ann Fisher was present at the ceremony and accepted the appreciation of the Post Commander for her late husband. Norris Fisher was a lifetime member of the American Legion and the First Post Commander of the American Legion in Leakey. The American Legion was chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness. It is the nation’s largest wartime veterans service organization, committed to mentoring youth and sponsorship of wholesome programs in our communities, advocating patriotism and honor, promoting strong national security, and continued devotion to our fellow service members and veterans.

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2.2 ACRES WITH 172+ FT. OF FRIO FRONTAGE! Neat as a pin, 3BR/ 2B DW. 1 car covered carport, with shed/workshop on slab, sidewalks, wood steps with landings to shady bank of Frio River, vacation rental potential! $269,900. 3BR/2.5B home with separate 1BR/1B guest house, privacy fencing, lots of improvements for the money!! Must see to appreciate! $139,000. .4 of an acre, mobiles and rv’s allowed, access to central water and gorgeous Frio River! $27,000. Two one acre tracts of land, good views, city water, paved road frontage. $25,000. each .7 of an acre with fully equipped and furnished restaurant. Highway 83 frontage with good visibility! Priced to sell at $139,000. 1 acre south of Leakey on corner lot with large trees, city water, well, electricity, septic and outbuilding on slab. All ready to go! SOLD! Large 3BR/2B home on 20 beautiful acres of rolling terrain, large trees and seasonal creek, with city water and wells, two cabins, rv shed, carport and large barn with electricity. SOLD! 2 city lots totaling almost one acre on the north side of town with availability of city water, highway frontage, cleared of all cedar exposing beautiful oaks, and corners on three roads. $29,000. 5.6 acres just a couple of miles east of Leakey on corner lot, with comfortable cabin, city water, well, cargo box, BBQ pit, no restrictions, no HOA, access to Frio River. $175,000. 1 acre, completely fenced, fruit trees, shed, energy efficient 2BR/1B home, long views, wrap-a-round deck, comes tastefully furnished! $195,000. COMMERCIAL BUILDING DOWNTOWN LEAKEY! Two story, with leased restaurant downstairs and offices upstairs! Offices space upstairs could be easily renovated to be living quarters! Move to Leakey and make a living! $315,000. 14.65 acres with incredible views from the 2BR/2B home, with sunroom, Wrap-a-round porch, city water, open floor plan with lots of privacy! $265,000. CONTRACT PENDING! 4.9 acres on the Frio River, good elevated building sites, electricity close! . SOLD! 1BR/1B rock cabin on 29.95, well, elec, and septic, amazing views. $300,000. .4 of an acre with access to one mile Frio, all utilities. $25,000. SOLD! 1.18 acres, access to 1 mile Frio River and 130 acres! All utilities in place, great views! $89,000. Cozy cabin on 6 acres, access to lake, creek, deep swimming hole. $129,000. Two adjacent lots with access to the Frio River! $45,000. Each 8.09 acres, with well, mixed terrain $109,080. Adjacent 22.6 acres $203,400. Owner financing available!



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Being a grandfather is our last chance to act like a kid without being accused of being in our second childhood. The father who is old at forty can turn into a grandfather who is young at sixty. A grandfather is someone with silver in his hair and gold in his heart. Grandpas are antique little boys. Grandpas are the only grownups who have got time. Grandfathers are voices of the past and role models of the present. A Grandpa is someone you never outgrow your need for! The only thing better than having you for my father, is my children having you for a grandfather. What’s so simple even a small child can manipulate it? Why, a grandfather, of course! Who needs a pony when you’ve got Grandpa

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NEW LISTING IN RIVERTREE! Two story log home nestled beneath huge Pecan trees. Walking distance to the river, 3 bedroom, 3 bath, vaulted ceiling and wrap around porch. $329,900. NEW LISTING Established retail building in like new condition. 1.5 acres on Hwy 83, Call for details. SPRING HILL 3.52 acres with a beautiful view overlooking Leakey. City water, Price reduced to $59,900 NEW LISTING IN RIVERTREE! Three bedroom, two bath home with built in appliances and central air and heat. Great condition and waiting for you. $175,000. HEARTSTONE, River front lots in the heart of Con Can, right at Arthur Crossing! River access lots available too! All Price ranges! Nightly rental allowed. Great investment and recreational opportunity. THE RIDGE-Experience the Texas hill country at its finest w/ private access to your own beautiful Frio River park w/BBQ pavilion. Underground utilities WITH TCEQ APPROVED WATER SYSTEM, free roaming wildlife, hiking, biking & much more! This restricted subdivision offers great building sites for your dream home, retirement or vacation get-away. B&B allowed. Call for a showing or take a drive out 4 mi. south on RR 1120. Prices start $87,500 THE RIDGE, GREAT INCOME PRODUCING POTENTIAL, New construction, 3 bedroom 3 bth, with 2 fireplaces and outdoor kitchen, INGROUND POOL and walking distance to river. Nestled under huge live oaks. Call for a showing today THE RIDGE ESTABLISHED INCOME PRODUCER, The Bungalow 40 will sleep up to 25 persons. The perfect place to get away with an in ground pool, outdoor kitchen, and a river park. Established income producer with a great upside. $425,000. SPICEWOOD SPRINGS Riverfront home on 3.7 acres in Spicewood Springs. Access to over a mile of Frio River. Four bedroom, three bath, 2 story home sitting on bank of river with a wraparound porch. $429,500. INCOME PRODUCING POTENTIAL OR PERFECT HIDEAWAY! Creek front living in Patterson Creek Estates. 3 bedroom 2 bath with beautiful deck overlooking Patterson Creek. Detached carport with 1⁄2 bath and workshop. Wood burning fireplace, built in appliances. Great retirement home or potential income producer as a nightly rental. $265,000. GREAT INCOME PRODUCER established nightly rental on the Frio River with great swimming hole, close to town, sleeps 13 comfortably. $375,000 GREAT INCOME PRODUCER! La Hacienda, Four bedroom three bath home on the Sabinal River. Established income producing property. Ten acres of land on the river, but close to town, a permanent water hole on the river. $499,000. INCOME PRODUCING POTENTIAL OR PERFECT HIDEAWAY Like New 4 bedroom home with a pool on 10 acres in close proximity to Garner State Park. Beautiful long views from hillside location. This one has it all. $469,000. GREAT INCOME PRODUCER IN THE HEART OF CON CAN, Three bedroom, 3 1⁄2 bath home on River Road. Income producing. Reduced to $299,000 FRIO PECAN FARM, PRICE REDUCED, GREAT INCOME PRODUCER 3 bedroom 3 bth home on river front lot in Frio Pecan Farm. Like new condition with huge deck overlooking the river. Great income potential. Price reduced to $335,000

Con Can on Bear Creek. 3 bdrm 2 bth with bonus room, approx. 2,000 square feet, and large covered porches, large detached garage/workshop. Great week end home or nightly rental near 7 bluff. $459,500. 244 ac located 2 miles west of Leakey. A little bit of everything, fields, mountains, old ranch house, rustic barn. Fronts on FM 337 with Patterson Creek forming the southern boundary. Reason for selling, too many deer!!! Call for details. CON CAN RANCH 3 bdrm 2 bth manufactured home on 36.67 acres. Located in back of ranch adjoining a large ranch. Ideal hunting property in great location. $145,000 DEER CREEK lot with 5.31 restricted acres $64,500. DEVILS CANYON 25 acres with blacktop frontage west of Leakey .Price reduced to $125,000 FAIRVIEW RANCH Nearly 21 acres with 3 bdrm 2 bth manufactured home and 2 bdrm 2 bth cabin., large metal building. Turnkey living and hunting. Reduced to $158,500. FRIO PECAN FARM managed rental with 2b/2ba, covered porch, beautiful Pecan grove, wildlife, price reduced to $160,000. Close to Leakey and walking distance to the river! FRIO RIVER PLACE Beautiful 1.93 acre building site, heavily wooded. Quiet location. $109,500. FRIO RIVER PLACE Here is your chance to own a 3 bedroom 3.5 bath home on the banks of the Frio River. Like new and over 2 acres of beautiful land area. One of the largest homes you’ll find on the Frio. $569,000 FRIO RIVER RANCH A beautiful hill country home sitting on the bank of the Frio River. Three bedrooms with 2 1⁄2 baths, high ceilings, open floor plan. All this plus a detached 2 bedroom, 2 bath cabin with approximately 148 feet of frontage along the east bank of the river. Close to town, yet private. Great income potential, only $469,900. FRIO TERRITORY This five acre building site on the Frio River can be yours today!. Huge cypress trees line this blue water hole that is teeming with fish. Fronts on Highway 83 and the Frio River, private, yet close to town. Good restrictions, beautiful building site overlooking the river. $329,000 LOWER FRIO ESTATES, 2 bedroom one bath cottage on river front tract, $134,900 OAKMONT VILLAGE 2.21 acres of heavily wooded building site located just of FM 1120. $49,000 RANCHO REAL River frontage with 22 1⁄2 acres for only $67,000. RIVERTREE Beautiful residential building sites ranging in price from $99,900 to $109,950. TWIN FORKS Two tree covered lots with owner financing available. $32,500 for one, or both for $59,900. SHADY OAKS secluded, heavily wooded 3 acre tract with a view, only $62,900. TWIN FORKS PRICE REDUCED Like new double wide in Twin Forks, 3 bedroom 2 bth with approx. 1,848 sf, 2 carport, stg building, huge covered deck to enjoy your coffee. Only $89,900. Call today for a showing. COMMERCIAL OPPORTUNITY. 5 income producing cabins on approx. 5 acres with room for more! $375,000. COMMERCIAL OPPORTUNITY. Turnkey restaurant available on Highway 83. Ready to go. Price reduced to $145,000. Call for details. COMMERCIAL OPPORTUNITY, the historic Frio Canyon Theatre in downtown Leakey, Great location. $148,500.

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830-232-6299 Hours: M-F 7a.m. - 8p.m. Sat. 8a.m.-8p.m.




At the Frio Pecan Farm Pavilion SUMMER HOURS Wednesday - Sunday 11a.m. 9p.m. Closed on Monday & Tuesday Dine In or Pick Up Leakey, Texas

(830) 232-5022 BEER & WINE AVAILABLE 410 S Hwy 83 Leakey, TX 78873 Ph. 830-232-4553 Of�ice Hours-Lobby Mon-Thu 9:00 to 3:00 Fri 9:00 to 4:30


PIZZAS Meat Lover’s, The Work’s, Vegetarian, Ultimate Cheese, Smoky Jo’s BBQ, Wings, Garlic Bread, Hamburger, Cheeseburger


Of�ice Hours-Drive-Thru

Mon-Fri 9:00 to 4:30 Sat 9:00 to 12:00 Drive-Up ATM Located at Branch

Also located inside Concan General Store

U.S. Hwy 83 & Tx. Hwy 127

2805 Highway 90 West Hondo, Texas 78861 830.426.TIRE (8473)

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