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Tri-Canyon’s Only Weekly Newspaper! Vol. 9 No. 24


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Free Chalk Art Workshop


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Each year the Real County Junior Horse Club selects the Grand Marshal for the Fourth of July Jubilee Celebration. This year the club has selected Mark and Beth Manglberger. Though Mark was selected posthumously, he remains in our hearts and minds. Mark and Beth Manglberger are literal icons in the Frio Canyon, and their name is synonymous with faith, volunteerism, community, and family. Mark Manglberger was born on September 20, 1961 in Sharon, Connecticut to Texas natives, Bob and Patricia Manglberger who also had another son named John. Before Mark was old enough to begin school, his family of four

moved from Connecticut to La Coste, Texas where they lived on Rio Vista Farms. As a teenager Mark attended Medina Valley High School where he participated in band, football, and FFA. After high school, he moved to Alpine to attend Sul Ross State University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Equine Science and a minor in Industrial Arts. Beth Manglberger was born to Edward and Marjorie Kellner in Uvalde, Texas on November 10, 1960, and is a lifelong resident of Leakey, Texas. She has two siblings, Kathy Brooks and Sam Kellner. continued page 5

Veteran’s Ride Program Draws To An End The Southwest Area Regional Transit District (SWART) reaches the end of its one time funding for the Red, White, & Blue Veteran’s Ride Service. The one year project funded by the Texas Veterans Commission is set to end on June 30th. Over the past year, SWART provided rides to 140 veterans throughout the region totaling 1020 one-way trips. Veterans were able to access routes to Kerrville 3 times per week on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. Routes into San Antonio were provided on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Veterans, their dependents, and surviving spouses were eligible for the free rides to medical facilities. The goal of the project was to provide transit services to a minimum of 350 veteran riders. Despite an aggressive outreach campaign between SWART and

the regional Veteran Service Officers, the project fell short of reaching the target goal of ridership. Failing to meet the target project goal hindered SWART’s opportunity to gain funding for a continuation period. “SWART and the Veterans Service Officers throughout the region worked diligently to meet the goal of the project. We did not achieve the ridership that was expected based on the needs assessment that was performed in July of 2016, but stand firm in supporting our veterans and will be submitting another application for funding in October. We are all passionate about serving our veterans to provide them with alternatives for transportation to meet their needs”, states Sarah Hidalgo-Cook, SWART General Manager. SWART was originally awarded $200,000 for the

Real County Commissioner’s Court At Monday’s Real County Commissioner’s Court meeting, Commissioners approved a grant application to the Texas Water Development Board for Flood Portection Grant - Early Warning System. They also approved a Downtown Revitalization Program, to support new sidewalks on the Courthouse lawn. The grant application is in conjuntion with the City of Leakey. Commissioners granted authorization for Real County to request qualifications for a Grant Writer/Grant Administrator for the 2019/2020 funding cycle for a new Senior Citizen Center Project for

the Nueces Canyon and the Early Warning System. Real County Library, Leakey and Camp Wood, made a presentation requesting additional funding for the upcoming budget year. They requested an additional $3000 which would bring the County’s support of our Libraries to $18,000. Which is $9,000 for each Library for each year. Commissioner Bryan Shackelford presented two sealed bids for the reconstruction of the Roy Chisum Bridge, north of Leakey. The low bid was from Nick Morales. Shackelford also spoke to

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INDEX Legals/Jail Register ... . Page 3Community News ......... Page 4-6 Feature Story ................ Page 7 Community Events.........Page 8-9 Obituaries ...................... Page 10 Classifieds ..................... Page 14

Today’s Weather

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the court regarding support for the local EMS departments. Shackelford stated he was recently on an accident scene from the time of the accident until the injured had been transported for urgent care. He requested the court review the funding for all local EMS departments during the budget hearings this year. Camp Wood Mayor Jesse Chavez discussed with Commissioners the new Real County Visionaries’ plan to restore acreage along the Nueces River in the area that has been a dumping ground in the past. Commissioners authorized the sale of

fireworks for the upcoming 4th of July holiday. However, they took no action on the request for a fireworks display at the Rio Frio Ranch at the end of July. No action was taken on the burn ban, which means the BURN BAN REMAINS EFFECTIVE. Commissioners approved the upgrade for internet Services for County and District Court. Following one line item budget adjustment, payment of bills and acceptance of monthly reports, court was adjourned at 10:30 a.m.

Mission San Lorenzo Excavation in Progress in Camp Wood by Jim Holder

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entire project but only received approximately $100,000 based on the ridership that was performed. SWART and the Veterans Service Officers met on June 7th to determine the next steps to transition those riders traveling on the Veteran’s Ride Service to the public transit routes provide by SWART. Currently SWART travels to San Antonio from most of its service area on a daily basis. An analysis is being performed to determine if transit services to Kerrville is feasible. Although there are fares charged to ride SWART’s public transit routes, the rates are discounted based on a fare structure that supports the subsidized public transit routes funded by TxDOT’s Public Transportation Division.

Mission San Lorenzo de la Santa Cruz, 1762-1771, was established for the Lipan Apache by Franciscan missionaries as a possible deterrent against the Comanche. To protect the people, the Spanish and Lipan agreed to build a mission in the Upper Nueces near a large spring and creek overlooking the Nueces River. Now a national historic landmark, the ruins of the mission are reclaimed by the soil, vegetation, and time, but the spirit of the history

remains. The mission struggled to survive from 1762 – 1771. Its demise can be attributed to several factors. Mexico and the Church never sanctioned the mission, which made it extremely difficult to obtain supplies, food, and pay the soldiers. The Comanche continued to harass the mission during its occupancy. Mexico had a need to withdraw most of its soldiers leaving the mission vulnerable. During the favorable seasonal periods, the

Lipan would leave the mission and the area only to return when foraging a living in the wilderness became difficult. And the era of mission colonial establishment by Mexico and the church was coming to an end. Finally, in 1772, the mission was abandoned. Forward from 1772 the mission was burned, collapsed into complete disarray, and returned to the original appearance of the surrounding land and vegetation. continued page 4

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INVITATION TO TAS EVENTS FOR SAN LORENZO MISSION IN CAMP WOOD During the field school held by the Texas Archeological Society (TAS) and Texas Tech University at Mission San Lorenzo de la Santa Cruz in Camp Wood, you are invited to: *A Program about the 2018 investigations June 14 Thurs. 7:00 PM at the Senior Citizen Building 201 West Fourth St. in Camp Wood ;

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*Artifact Identification June 14 Thurs. following the program at the Senior Citizen Building;

On Thursday June 14, 7:00 PM at the Senior Citizen Building Dr. Tamra Walter will relate the results of the archeological investigations carried out beginning in mid-May.

On Friday June 15, 9 – 11 AM come to the site of Mission San Lorenzo just north of Camp Wood to tour and learn what has been uncovered during the investigation. For ongoing information see For more information about the Texas Archeological Society and field school, click on PLEASE BRING A CHAIR FOR SEATING. THANK YOU!

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Real County Sheriff’s Office Weekly Dispatch Report

June 3 - June 9, 2018

Harlow, Bobby Andrew, 35 W/M, Camp Wood, Texas, A/O Deputy Cox, Hindering Apprehension, A/D 6/6/18, In Custody

June 3 - June 9, 2018

Real County Law Officers Nathan T. Johnson, Sheriff Steven Castro, Deputy Sheriff Mark Cox, Deputy Sheriff Teddy Douthit, Deputy Sheriff Jonathan Ortiz, Deputy Sheriff Kevin Chisum, Real County Constable

Corporal Jake Sanchez, DPS Highway Patrol Alexander Robertson, 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.

DETAINER LIST McMahan, Khristy Anne, 49 W/F, Theft of Property => $100 <$750 Theft of Property => $100 <$750 5/9/2017, Texas Department of Criminal Justice Pitcher, John Truman, 43 W/M, Bond Forfeiture - Burglary of Habitation, Bond Forfeiture - Bail Jumping and Failure to Appear - Bond Forfeiture - Terrorist Threat10/20/2017, Dearborn County Jail, IN Hosmer, Jonathan 44 W/M, Violation of Probation - Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle 3/6/2018 Medina County Jail, TX Fritsch, Tiffannie Cherie, 34 W/F, Violation of Probation - Forgery, 4/16/2018, Texas Depeartment of Corrections Mendoza, Eduardo Carreon, 22 W/M, Violation of Probation - Escape, 4/16/2018, Texas Depeartment of Corrections, Violation of Probation - Burglary of a Building of CT1 Theft of Property >1500<2000 CT2 4/16/2018, Texas Depeartment of Corrections Isaaks, Kiersten, 22 W/F, Violation of Probation - Poss. CS PG1 < 1 Gram, 4/17/2018, Travis County Jail, TX Lewis, Kenneth, 34 W/M, Violation of Probation - False Report to Peace Officer, 4/20/2018 San Jacinto County Adams, Cameron 19 W/M Bail Jumping and Failure to Appear 5/11/ 2018 Jefferson County Jail, TX Novak, John 28 W/M Bail Jumping and Failure to Appear 6/8/2018 Uvalde County Jail, TX 6/9/2018 $3,000 Surety Bond

06/3/2018 @ • 942 responded to a residence on North Saddle Mountain Road south of Leakey to unlock a vehicle • 1107 responded TX Highway 55 North of Camp Wood for an injured deer • 1212 responded to a residence on Pecan Street north of Leakey for a loose dog • 1317 responded to the intersection of US Highway 83 and Farm to Market Road 1120 for a motor vehicle accident • 1805 responded to Fulgham’s crossing on Farm to Market Road 1120 south of Leakey for illegally parked vehicles 06/5/2018 @ • 1553 responded to a residence on Fahrig Road north of Leakey for fire during a no burn ban • 2015 responded to River Road west of Camp Wood to unlock a vehicle • 2334 responded to Frio Spring Cabins in Leakey for a disturbance 06/6/2018 @ • 1523 responded to Nueces Canyon Soap Company in Camp Wood to unlock a vehicle 06/7/2018 @ • 1620 responded to US Highway 83 south of Leakey for a motorist assist • 1629 responded to US Highway 83 south of Leakey for a motorist assist

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1654 responded to a residence on Ranch Road 337 west of Leakey for an agency assist LVFD 1845 responded to a residence on Flat Rock Circle south of Leakey for a disturbance 06/8/2018 @ 1241 responded to Ranch Road 336 north of Leakey for a report of an abandon 18-wheeler 1318 responded to Fulgham’s crossing on Farm to Market road 1120 south of Leakey for illegally parked vehicles 1412 responded to US Highway 83 south of Leakey for a motorist assist 06/9/2018 @ 704 responded to Farm to Market Road 1120 south of Leakey for a juvenile walking alone 1010 responded to Ranch Road 337 east of Leakey for a motorcycle accident 1544 responded to Happy Hollow on US Highway south of Leakey in Uvalde County for an agency assist UCSO 1634 responded to Fulgham’s crossing on Farm to Market Road 1120 south of Leakey for illegally parked vehicles 2003 responded to River Road west of Camp Wood for a report of a reckless driver 2210 responded to Twin Forks subdivision east of Leakey for fire during a no burn ban


The Real County Sheriff’s Office has numerous felony, misdemeanor, and capias warrants and we are actively seeking to apprehend all persons wanted by the various courts within our jurisdiction. The wanted individuals highlighted below are six individuals we have highlighted for this week’s “FUGITIVE SECTION”. We need your help to apprehend these subjects and hold them responsible for criminal acts committed in our community. If you know where these subjects are please call the Real County Sheriff’s Office at 830-232-5201. If you ARE one of these subjects or know you have outstanding warrants…. TURN YOURSELF IN AT ONCE.


Editor’s Note: This list is provided by Real County Sheriff’s Office, it lists subjects that are being held by Real County in contracted jail facilities awaiting trial Shannon, Joshua Benjamin Violation of Parole - Injury to a Child Causing Bodily Injury District 9/7/2017 Bandera Shannon, Joshua Benjamin Violation of Probation - Burglary of a Habitation District 10/13/2017 Bandera Shannon, Joshua Benjamin Possession of a Controlled Substance PG1 < 1G District 2/6/2018 Bandera Cortez-Flores, Jesus Unauthorized use of Vehicle District 12/28/2017 16 Mths TDCJ State Jail 4/13/2018 Bandera Bunk, Sharon Carol Violation of Probation - Poss CS PG 1 > 4G < 200G District 5/4/2018 Bandera

Falcon,Estrellita Hidalgo Violation of Probation - Theft Prop >=$100<$750 County 5/13/2018 45 Days CJT 5/14/2018 N/A Edwards Falcon,Mathew Eric Burglary of a Building District 5/17/2018 Bandera Falcon,Mathew Eric Burglary of a Coin Operated / Collection Machine County 5/17/2018 Bandera Falcon,Mathew Eric Evading Arrest Detention County 5/17/2018 Bandera Rainwater,Jenifer Lynn Forgery (10 days jail sanction) District 6/1/2018 10 Days CJT (Sanction) 6/1/2018

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Todd Weaver DOB 05-18-1967 Theft of Service / Failure to Appear – 1 Warrant

Ashley Falcon DOB 02-25-1992 Bail Jumping – Failure to appear – 1 Warrant

Nick Nicholas DOB 05-25-1973 Bail Jumping – Failure to appear – 1 Warrant

Capias Pro-Fine (Subjects CAN MAKE PAYOFF by contacting our office with cash, cashier’s check, or money order)

Michael Wells DOB 12-21-1965 VOP – Discharging a firearm / Disorderly Conduct – 1 Warrant

GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS City of Leakey Mayor: Harry Schneemann Secretary: Dee Dee Wally Office: 830-232-6757 Fax: 830-232-6775 Councilmen: Ken Auld • Roel Gonzalez• Carl Jensen Frankie DeLeon • Hazel Pendley Leakey Volunteer Fire Dept.830-232-4005 Frio Canyon EMS, Inc.830-232-5299 City of Camp Wood Mayor: Jesse Chavez Office: 830-597-2265 Fax: 830-597-5365 Aldermen: Brianna Taylor • Juan ( Mafy ) Gomez Johnie Wooldridge • Domingo Tobar • Josh Cox Volunteer Fire Dept:830-597-6100 Camp Wood Library: 830-597-3208 Nueces Canyon EMS: 830-597-4200 City of Sabinal Mayor: Charles Story Secretary: Betty Jo Harris Office: 830-988-2218 Councilmembers: Ali Alejandro, Louis “Mando” Landeros, Danny Dean, J. R. Flores, Mike Nuckles, and Andy Schaefer Sabinal Library 830-988-2911 Sabinal Municipal Judge: Anita Herndon 830-988-2630 Justice of the Peace Precinct #2 Bobby G. McIntosh,830- 988-2462 Real County County Judge, W.B. “Sonny” Sansom 830-232-5304 Real County Attorney, Bobby Jack Rushing 830-232-6461 County/District Clerk, D’Ann Green 830-232-5202 Justice of the Peace Dianne Rogers: 830-232-6630 or 830-597-6149 Sheriff, Nathan Johnson 830-232-5201 Real County Constable Kevin Chisum 830-232-5201 Tax Assessor-Collector Donna Brice: 830-232-6210 Treasurer, Mairi Gray 830-232-6627 Chief Appraiser Juan Saucedo 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:Raymon Ybarra 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

Christopher Wilson DOB 01-06-1984 VOP – Criminal Mischief – 1 Warrant

John Cox DOB 07-20-1965 Capias Pro Fine – Theft / No Liability Insurance – 2 Warrants

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Kick off summer with an exciting and free chalk art workshop at the Museum of Western Art (MOWA) at 1550 Bandera Hwy in Kerrville. The free twohour class will be held on Saturday, June 16, 2018 from 10am-12pm. Artist Henry Darnell, of Dallas, Texas will teach an inspirational chalk art session for artists of all levels and ages. Darnell will also discuss his career in the arts and his passion for chalk art street painting. The workshop will be limited to 25 participants on a first come, first in basis. Those interested may want to plan to arrive between 9:30 and 9:45 am to claim a place in the class. “The chalk workshop is a fun way to connect with families in our community with art and Kerrville’s western heritage, especially since we are celebrating the Museum’s 35th anniversary and are the beneficiary of the 2018 Kerrville Chalk Festival,” said Stephanie Turnham, MOWA Executive Director. Darnell is a professional artist who has worked on animated films and in visual effects for more than 20 years. Darnell created physical miniatures, puppets and props for film and television. He worked at Sony Pictures Imageworks and his film credits include; Beetlejuice, Throw Momma from the Train, Scrooged, The Rocketeer, The Abyss, True Lies, Honey I Blew Up the Kid, Starship Troopers, Stuart Little, Stuart Little II, The Haunted Mansion, Castaway, What Lies Beneath, The Attack of the Chubb Chubbs, Open Season, Beowulf, The Polar Express, Big Fish, G-Force and The Watchmen. He currently works and lives in Dallas, Texas. “Hosting a master class at the Museum with Henry is quite special. He has participated in the Kerrville Chalk Festival the last three years and is happy to share his talents again.” said Festival Director Katharine Boyette. The award-winning MOWA is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Guided tours of MOWA exhibits are available. The Kerrville

Chalk Festival is scheduled for October 13 - 14, 2018. More than 65 artists, will create large-scale chalk murals directly on the pavement of Peterson Plaza. Vibrant street paintings by local, regional, and nationally known artists will create a hive of color and activity in downtown Kerrville. The two-day Festival will include creative activities for children, and live music on stage, as well as food and drink from established food truck

vendors. The event will happen rain or shine. Admission to the Festival is free. Because space on Peterson Plaza is limited and the event draws large crowds only seven squares are remaining for sponsorship. The Cailloux Foundation in Kerrville, TX is the founding sponsor for

the Festival. Major sponsors to date include Huser Construction Company, Inc., The McLaughlin Doty Foundation, James Avery Jewelry, Karl Ransleben in Honor of Betty Vernon, 72 Degrees Air Conditioning& Heating, Ameriprise Financial – Collum, Wofford & Associates, Crenwelge Motors, Earnest Roofing, Fitch Estate Sales, Kerrville Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Texas MultiChem Ltd., Contributing sponsors include Broadway Bank, Centennial Bank, Community First National Bank, Cricket’s, Douville Goldman & Allen PLLC, Gloria and Don Dorsey, H-EB, Jackson, Jones, Rothwell, and Petty, Kerrville Public Utility Board, Law Office of Jennifer M. Dean, River Oaks Framing Co., LLC, Security State Bank & Trust, Texas Railing Systems, Texas Hill Country Bank - Kerrville, and Brenda and Bryant Williams. Apprentice sponsors are A3 Studio – David Martin, Baublit’s Jewelers, Bausen Technology, LLC, Colleen and Pablo Brinkman, Cartewheels Catering, C & M Precast, Community Foundation of the Texas Hill Country, Edward Jones Investments – Byron Mein, Family Practice Associates, P.A., Garrett Insurance, Hill Country Telephone Cooperative, Kerr County Abstract & Title Co., Massey-Itschner & Co., P.C., Michael Anglin Photography, Mini Mart, Mo Ranch Assembly – Creative Arts Ministry, Nancy and Bill Muldoon, Peterson Health, Playhouse 2000, River Trail Cottages, Rotary Club of Kerrville, San Saba Cap, Schreiner Goods, Schreiner Former Students Association, Vick Insurance, Vision Source – Dr. Tobin Tilley, and the Yoga Space. For more information about the many benefits of becoming a sponsor, volunteering, or about participating as an artist, go to, email, or call (830)895-5222. Visit and “friend” the Kerrville Chalk Festival Facebook page for updates.

Veteran’s Ride Program Draws To An End “We ask for veterans to contact their Veteran Service Officer to assist them with accessing the best transit alternatives that may include utilizing SWART’s Services for those that live in Dimmit, Edwards, Kinney, La Salle, Maverick, Real, Uvalde and Zavala Counties, the city of Del Rio

Transit Services for those that live in Val Verde County, or possible mileage reimbursements from various funding streams made available to elegibles veterans. Our priority is to ensure a smooth transition and to continue seeking avenues of funding to address their needs to access

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healthcare” adds Hidalgo-Cook. For more information about SWART services, Hidalgo-Cook can be reached at 830-278-4155 extension p3009 or at

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In 1962, the town of Camp Wood, adjacent to the mission site, renewed its interest in the site as a tourist attraction. Led by Curtis Tunnell and W.W. Newcomb, Jr. of the University of Texas an initial excavation was completed. See https://repositories.l for the detailed report. Interest to rebuild the site as a tourist attraction again waned and was not renewed until recent developments by the Nueces Canyon Mission Restoration Organization. The NCMRO has been formed to restore the mission and share its history with local residents, students, and visitors. Beginning in May 2017, the principal investigator, Dr. Tamra Walter, from Texas Tech University with a crew of 13 summer archeological students began a new excavation. In mid-June 300 Texas Archeological Society members joined the excavation.

Walls of the mission complex were revealed and activity areas related what the inhabitants were doing. One unit in the area excavated revealed a hand ax, Guerrero point for an arrow, and bones identified as an immature mammal. Many sherds of broken pottery were identified as majolica, a type of pottery brought from Spain in the 1700s. Care was taken to define a stone wall from the Spanish Era. A neighboring unit has revealed an adobe feature that showed the variety of construction methods used to build the mission. This year in May 2018, Dr. Walter with her students will return to continue the archeological investigation. Again the Texas Archeological field school with 300+ participants will join her on June 9 for a more extensive excavation. From Dr. Tamra Walter: “The opportunity to continue our archeological work is possible because of the support and enthusiasm of the

Monday Evening Tennis The Nueces Canyon Tennis Program would like to invite any of the community or friends and family members of the N.C. Tennis Team to come join in on the fun on Monday evenings in June from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM at the Elementary Tennis Courts for some tennis action.

TAS and the Camp Wood community. While we accomplished a great deal this summer, we still have more work to do! In addition to expanding excavations at the mission, we are looking forward to exploring new areas for survey investigations and move one step closer to revitalizing this important mission site.” Make the Mission San Lorenzo de la Santa Cruz and Nueces Canyon a part of your summer vacation during the time of the excavation from late May to the end of June. Stop in at the site, visit with the students, and the archeologists. View an archeological excavation in progress. Don’t forget your camera! If you are visiting the area during any other time, a free brochure is available at the site with the history of the mission, which also includes a walking tour map with location of structures that have been identified.

By Girls AD Brandy Sweeten

Those who are tennis fans, want to work on their game, or would simply like to play some matches come join the crew. Any competitions would be an Open Division, depending on the number of participants, and free of charge.

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Beth attended Leakey ISD, where she was active in volleyball, basketball, golf, drill team, and FFA. Beth was among the first group of local youth who became members of the Real County Junior Horse Club (RCJHC), where she continued to be a participating member until she departed for college at Southwest Texas Junior college in Uvalde. Beth then transferred to Alpine where she graduated from Sul Ross State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and a minor in Business Administration. Her parents were founding members of the RCJHC, where they served several terms as officers, worked the concession, and spearheaded the acquisition of the rental agreement on the land and construction of the arena. Beth has the honor of carrying one of the flags at the very first July Jubilee 42 years ago. She rode Sunday Pony, her palomino and posted the colors for the first July Jubilee Rodeo. Mark and Beth’s 38 year love story began in the fall of 1980 when she went to visit a high school friend who was attending Sul Ross in Alpine, Texas. They literally bumped into each other and it was love at first sight, which resulted in their marriage on January 1, 1983, which is also known as the day the lights went out in Leakey. In Leakey’s small, tight knit, family oriented community it has always been difficult to become a “local”, but Mark quickly fit in with Beth’s family and was accepted by the community as an honest, hardworking, caring individual. Mark and Beth were blessed with two children, Ashlie Kathryn and Robert Charles Colt “Bobby”. Ashlie Kathryn was born on April 23, 1985 in Alpine as Mark was completing his last semester of college and Beth was working at the bank in Alpine. In an agreement they had together, they decided to move wherever the first one landed a job, and by God’s Grace, Beth was hired to teach science at Leakey ISD. Mark, Beth and baby Ashlie moved to Leakey on June 11, 1985 and lived on Beth’s family ranch. Working hard to support their family, Beth worked as an educator while Mark earned income as a farrier and built fence for local contractors. Mark gradually created his own electronic gate installation business, also earning the reputation for being one of the best welders in the Canyon. Their second child, Bobby was born on February 20, 1987. Both Ashlie and Bobby attended and graduated from

Leakey ISD and both also graduated from Tarleton State University in Stephenville. Ashlie received a Master’s Degree in Agriculture, and Bobby received a Bachelor’s Degree in Manufacturing Engineering. When Ashlie was three, the now family of four became active members of the Real County Junior Horse Club. After a few years, Bobby discovered that rodeo was not his calling, but Ashlie remained an active member until she left for college. Every Thursday night during summer play nights, Mark could be found cooking hamburgers behind the concession stand, while Beth would be wrangling her children and working the entrance gate. Over the years, long after her children grew up, Beth continued to be a member of RCJHC serving as director, treasurer, and volunteer. One could usually find her at Thursday night play night, with Mark by her side. Because of her hard work, dedication, and love for her community, Beth was given a lifetime membership to the Real County Junior Horse Club. In 1991, the Manglberger family became members of the Real County Junior Livestock Association (RCJLA). Over the years, Ashley and Bobby exhibited rabbits, sheep, goats, horses, poultry, and swine. Mark and Beth remained active members of the RCJLA long after the children left for college. Mark would work tireless hours with children of the community preparing their animals for competitions all over the country. Over time Mark served on RCJLA committees for sheep, swine, and rabbits, and Beth served as superintendent of the RCJLA rabbit committee as well as the dance committee, buyer’s club, and sifting committees. Rabbit competitions became a big deal in the life of the Manglberger family. Traveling all over the United States, their children exhibited their Holland Lops and New Zealand rabbits in the youth category. Once the children went off to college, Mark and Beth continued to exhibit in the open category of these nationwide rabbit shows. Winning Best in Show and Best Opposite of Show at the Houston Livestock Show is considered to be one of their greatest accomplishments. Beth served as an officer and director of the Texas Holland Lop Rabbit Specialty Club for many years, and Mark served as an officer and director of the Texas New Zealand Rabbit Club for many years. Beth still continues to exhibit their rabbits in Mark’s memory.

During the 1990’s the Manglberger family developed an overall love for Garner State Park. Drought conditions in the Frio Canyon caused complications which made it necessary for the family to pack up their travel trailer every summer and reside at Garner. As soon as they were old enough, Ashlie and Bobby were employed with Garner Park concessions and together, this family of four completed chores around the park as park hosts. They became founding members of Friends of Garner State Park and Mark served as director and treasurer for many years. In 2018, Mark received a plaque outside the Garner Park Visitors Center in honor of his service and dedication to the park. To add to their resume of volunteerism in the Frio Canyon, Mark and Beth were also active members of the Leakey PTO and Eagle Booster Club, and in the fall of 2014 they were instrumental in the organization of the Eagle Band Boosters, where they were charter members. On Friday nights Mark could be found behind the wheel of a yellow school bus full of band students, while Beth was inspecting uniforms, hemming pants, and styling the hair of numerous nervous little girls. For a two year term limit Beth served as secretary of the Eagle Band Boosters and continued to be a member until May of 2017 when she departed from Leakey ISD after thirty-two years of educating the kids of the Frio Canyon. Mark and Beth were not only blessed with two beautiful children, but their blessings and family multiplied when their children were married and gave them grandchildren. Bobby and his wife Kimberly have three children, Mason and Tyler, and Wyatt is on the way, and Ashlie and her husband Joshua Cousins have no children, but Beth is hoping that they will hurry up with that. As age and illness crept up on Mark, he found his true calling as a school bus driver, substitute teacher, and teacher’s aide at Leakey ISD. He truly loved his job and worked there until he left on July 28, 2017 to be with his Lord and Savior after an almost four year battle with cancer. He was truly loved by his community, which was proven at his funeral by the mass of people in attendance. Beth currently teaches science at Nueces Canyon Consolidated Independent School District in Barksdale, Texas, and lives in Leakey, holding in her heart the unbelievable legacy she and Mark created together.

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the second half. They almost did tie it up, but fell just short 70-66 in the high-scoring contest. The important part was the two former Panthers enjoyed competing together and also making their community, family, and school proud one last time by showing they belonged on the court. Their stats proved it. Carabajal finished with 6 points, 7 boards, 1 assist to her N.C. teammate, and 2 blocks. Sifuentes ended the night by remaining one of the fasted feet on the floor and knocked down 4 points, snatched up 5 steals, had 4 rebounds, and handed out 3 assists. N.C. wishes these two alumni the best on their next chapter. L to R: Tori Carabajal & Megan Sifuentes




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get sea sick. Good job ladies. In the sanctuary, a desert island is the focal point. Looks like the church is ready and mayhaps children’s lives will be changed this week. It runs from 5:30 to 8:15 p.m.

At this past Monday evening’s meeting of the Sabinal City Council, the Aldermen voted to open up applications for persons who might be interested in the job of Municipal Court Judge. Applications will be accepted through the City Secretary’s office and screening will take place by Mayor Charles D. Story. The results of this item will then be placed on the agenda for the City Council meeting of July 10.

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A Congregational Meeting was held this past Sunday. On the agenda was repair of the roof. It was decided to repair the roof using a bid from Bruce Agnew of Uvalde. Wednesday Night Bible Study, held at 6:30 p.m., will open with discussion on this past Sunday’s text. The next Book of the Bible to be studied will be 1 Peter. It is led by Pastor Jim Fox.

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While out walking, Leo was hit by a motorcycle several weeks ago. The cyclist who hit him suffered two broken arms. Leo however, suffered massive damage and has been in San Antonio Military Medical Center. The latest news is that his hand that was damaged is not going to have to have skin grafts. His anemia is improving; medications for his right foot control the pain. He is now waiting on a consult for his dysphagia (trouble swallowing). He may soon be transferred to the Veteran’s Hospital in Kerrville for acceptance in their Acute rehab unit. Many of you may know him as a former Postmaster of Knippa.

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Last Sunday’s Sunday school lesson was on “Walking in the Light”. It is led by Robert Schmidt with Johnny Ruiz as substitute.

Emmanuel Lutheran

The Women of the Church received a Certificate of Appreciation from Reverend Cynthia Hinojosa-Hale of Uvalde on Wednesday, June 6. Her church, located

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in Post, Texas, was gifted with the funds to purchase a pulpit for their sanctuary from the Women of the Church. The pastor is affiliated with Eternal Life Royal Ministries. Last Sunday, leaders with the Vacation Bible School held a practice run, sharing their projects to be used in VBS. The theme is “Heroes of the Bible”. It runs this week through Friday from 9 to 11:30 a.m. except on Friday which will be over at noon. The closing program will be held Friday at 7 p.m. There will be no game night this week due to VBS. It will resume next week. Movie night has been changed to Saturday, June 23 at 6:30 p.m. The showing will be “The Ultimate Gift”.

First Baptist

The folks are all geared up for Vacation Bible School this week with the theme “Shipwrecked - Saved by Jesus” and walking down the hallway, one can almost

This past Sunday, Becky Gring was accompanied by Tom Bomer for an early sing-along. They are planning to make this a featured, second Sunday sing-along. Upcoming is Vacation Bible School, scheduled for June 25 through June 29 from 9 a.m. to noon. Registration is done online at or Facebook / Sabinal United Methodist Church. This next Sunday, June 17, from noon until 1:30 p.m. there will be an ice cream social to be served as well as sandwiches.

St. Patrick’s Catholic

Altar flowers were given in loving memory of Alfonso and Felicita Silva by Tony and Pauline Leos, Linda Reyna, and Susan Villasana. Raffle tickets are now on sale. Contact Maria Banda to purchase yours. The raffle and BBQ plate sale will take place July 8 in the large parish hall.

Trinity Fellowship

This must be Vacation Bible School week, because they too are having VBS with the theme of “Game Time”. They are hosting theirs from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and there were lots of children in attendance the first day. This week is definitely special for the children in the community.

BEC Fiber Alerts Customers of News of Malware BEC Fiber is alerting its customers concerning the recent news of malicious software (malware) attacks on certain consumer grade routers. At least 500,000 small office/home office (SOHO) router devices in at least 54 countries could be infected by a sophisticated and potentially destructive malware known as “VPNFilter,” according to news outlets and Cisco’s cyber-intelligence unite Talos. The potential threat from this malware is severe enough that the FBI is urging small businesses and households in the US to immediately reboot routers to protect against it. BEC access vendor partner, Calix, said that no Calix products have been observed to be infected by the VPNFilter malware. Calix is conducting investigations of products that could potentially be affected by VPNFilter, and indications are that

none of our GigaFamily or P-Series router products have been impacted at this time. However, risks to all premises router products depend on how customers handle default firewall settings and default passwords. To best protect Calix premises products against malicious threats, Calix advised using the following security best practices: · Use BEC Fiber default Firewall settings, including: o Security Level = High Security o Stealth Mode = Enabled · Disable remote management and utilize extra caution if opening firewall ports, especially for remote management (such as port 8080). · Always upgrade to the latest firmware, as firmware updates include important security fixes and updates. (Note: Upgrading firmware is taken care of by

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Hurd Supports Funding Package with Big Wins for Veterans, Energy Sector and Bexar County


WASHINGTON, DC – Last Friday, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) voted with his colleagues on both sides of the political aisle to support funding for military construction, veterans’ affairs, and energy and water related projects for the Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19). This package does the following: • Ensures over seven million veterans receive medical care during fiscal year 2019, by including VA medical care funding of $71.2 billion, including $270 million for rural veterans’ health initiatives, $8.6 billion for mental health care services, and $196 million for suicide prevention research • Includes $1.2 billion to modernize the VA’s electronic health record system to provide seamless care to veterans as they transition from military service • Streamlines current VA resources to allow the VA to resolve claims for more than 450,000 veterans who are waiting for the compensation they’ve earned • Provides $10.3 billion, an increase of $241 million above FY18 levels, for construction of military facilities including

military family housing, medical facilities, education facilities for troop readiness, Guard and Reserve facilities, a NATO Security Investment Program (NSIP), and a new detention facility at Guantanamo Bay Due to Rep. Hurd’s continued advocacy and work with local leaders, the package includes $15 million for Mission Reach reimbursement in San Antonio, a United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) project to prevent San Antonio River flooding and restore natural plant and animal habitats. Money to complete the project was loaned to the USACE by Bexar County, and reimbursement will allow the County to complete additional projects that benefit the community, such as San Pedro Creek Culture Park. Since Rep. Hurd has been in Congress, Mission Reach has been allocated $16.2 million in reimbursement. Under this bill, it is expected to receive an additional $15 million. This bill also ensures that USACE prioritizes additional resources into their new start projects, which San Antonio’s Mitchell Lake falls under, so that students and bird enthusiasts can continue enjoying this unique migratory bird sanctuary for years to come. Rep. Hurd also advocated for energy innovation initiatives that will result in

additional jobs in Texas, create a new paradigm for efficient power cycle applications, and make natural gas development safer, more efficient and more environmentally sustainable. As a result of Hurd’s request, the following was included in the package: • $16.7 million for the Supercritical Transformational Electric Power (STEP) Project, charged with improving the performance and efficiency of existing and new electric power plants, ultimately lowering energy consumption and emissions. “Today’s funding package furthers Congress’s efforts to streamline the federal bureaucracy and reduce wasteful spending, while providing our veterans with the resources and care they’ve rightfully earned. I am also proud to secure funding for Mission Reach each year so that San Antonio River Authority can continue their transformative ecological, cultural and economic improvements for our city,” said Hurd, whose district includes Mission Espada, part of the San Antonio Missions National Historic Park. “I will continue to work with my colleagues across the political aisle to deliver real results for the good folks of the 23rd District of Texas.”

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JUNE- SPORTS AMERICA KIDS MONTH...EMPOWERING YOUR CHILDREN Just that word sums up what we would like to give our children. Confidence in themselves to stand in their own world and do well. It is very difficult to do in modern society when they are bombarded from every direction with adult difficulties. One way to help them succeed is to teach them how to maneuver the healthy aspects of food and physical exercise. Every year during the month of June, Sports America Kids Month encourages children to engage in a healthy lifestyle, including sports activities, during the summer months. To help encourage kids to become active, Austin sports medicine doctor and owner of Medicine in Motion Dr. Martha Pyron has established a free Saturday morning summer training camp for all ages and all athletic abilities. “Physical activity is one component that is crucial to a healthy and happy body,” said Dr. Pyron. “Children should be encouraged to find a sport or physical activity that interests them. Not only will it make for healthier bodies, but the emotional and mental benefits are enormous too. Everyone who plays a sport can be a physical fitness winner!” Playing one or more sports can help kids develop confidence, self-discipline, coordination, teamwork skills, and sportsmanship behavior. Perhaps most importantly, however, are the health and wellness benefits that come from the physical activity involved with playing sports. Recent data from organizations such as the National Association for Sport and Physical Education and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services show the need for a stronger focus on health and wellness among American youth: · One in three children are physically active on a daily basis. · Over 80% of children do not participate in enough aerobic physical activity to meet standard youth guidelines. · Children spend upwards of seven and a half hours a day watching TV, playing

video games or on a computer. · Reports show approximately 12.5 million children are obese. Today, about one in three American kids and teens is overweight or obese, nearly triple the rate in 1963. Among children today, obesity is causing a broad range of health problems that previously weren’t seen until adulthood. These include high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes and elevated blood cholesterol levels.

There are also psychological effects: Obese children are more prone to low self-esteem, negative body image and depression. Excess weight at young ages has been linked to higher and earlier death rates in adulthood. Overweight children have a 70% chance of becoming overweight or obese adults, which will put them at risk for adult health complications like heart disease, type 2 diabetes, stroke, various types of cancer, and osteoarthritis. Childhood obesity is a serious issue with both short-term and long-term effects on health and wellness. Obese youth are more likely to have high cholesterol or high blood pressure, which can lead to cardiovascular disease. Children who are obese are more likely to suffer from bone and joint problems, sleep apnea, and psychological issues. The American Heart Association recommends that children and adolescents participate in at least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity every day. Physical inactivity is a major risk factor for developing coronary artery disease. It also increases the risk of stroke and such other major cardiovascular risk factors as obesity, high blood pressure, low

HDL (“good”) cholesterol and diabetes. Why exercise or physical activity is important for your child-Just like in adults, increased physical activity has been associated with an increased life expectancy and decreased risk of cardiovascular disease. Physical activity produces overall physical, psychological and social benefits. Inactive children are likely to become inactive adults. Physical activity helps with controlling weight, reducing blood pressure, raising HDL (“good”) cholesterol, reducing the risk of diabetes and some kinds of cancer, improved psychological well-being, including gaining more self-confidence and higher selfesteem You may ask how you promote physical activity with my child? Physical activity should be increased by reducing sedentary time (e.g., watching television, playing computer video games or talking on the phone). It should be fun for children and adolescents. Parents should try to be role models for active lifestyles and provide children with opportunities for increased physical activity. All children, even less-coordinated ones, need to be physically active. Activity may be particularly helpful for the physical and psychological well-being of children with a weight problem. All children age 2 and older should participate in at least 60 minutes of enjoyable, moderate-intensity physical activities every day that are developmentally appropriate and varied. If your child or children don’t have a full 60-minute activity break each day, try to provide at least two 30-minute periods or four 15-minute periods in which they can engage in vigorous activities appropriate to their age, gender and stage of physical and emotional development.


by John Kerr, Director of Foundation Camps

Why Camp?

Summer is finally here! School has ended, the tubers are out in maximum force down in Concan, local businesses are booming, and the population of Real County has increased by a zillion! Yes, the party has started, and here at Camp, we are in full swing. By the time this article hits the press, the summer programs here in the canyon will be in their second week of operation. We have over 900 beds in our various facilities, and with a body in each one, we are rolling. In our little corner of the world, we have several camps that run at capacity during the season. Along with us we have Camp Eagle, Alto Frio Baptist Encampment, and Camp Lonehollow close by. Here on the H.E. Butt Foundation Camp property, we operate a youth camp, a family camp, an adult retreat center, an outdoor education initiative, and a camp offering free facility use to select groups—that together host over 27,000 people each year. You may be asking, why do these camps exist, and what is their purpose? Well I’m glad you asked! I’ve been around the camping industry most of my life. Much of who I am, and the values that I have about life were in many ways shaped by my involvement in camp. My love of creation, my skills as an outdoorsman, my grasp of social skills, athletic skills (or lack thereof), caring about my fellow man… all of these attributes were developed at camp. It was always a safe place where I could be myself, let my walls come down, and enjoy others for who they were. As a director, I witness this development in our campers every single day, and I take great delight in watching an introverted child with low self-esteem issues break out and do the “Cotton Eyed Joe” with gusto at the rodeo dance. Our staff, made up of 400 college students, are carefully chosen among the top achievers in the country to serve as role models to our campers. Their energy and enthusiasm can melt the ice, inspire, and bring the best out of our campers.

Since they just got out of two grueling semesters themselves, they care way less about math and science, and way more about how crazy they can get kids to be on a slip n slide with chocolate syrup! We do all sorts of activities, skits, zany group games, and keep traditions that kids wait for all year long. But we also have cabin sessions where we help kids deal with their struggles. We’ve all got them, and it is important to provide opportunities for our counselors to let our campers know that they are not alone, and that we are here to help them. We serve 3 healthy meals a day to the tune of 140,000 per summer. Of course, with this many folks to look after, we are almost a city unto ourselves. It wouldn’t be fair to ask the volunteer services that are provided by our communities to jump every time we needed an ambulance or law enforcement to respond. Therefore, as much as we can, we provide those services ourselves including, nurses, doctors on call, trained security staff, medical responders, fire fighters, and crisis managers around the clock for the protection of our guests. This includes many of you. We hire over 35 full-time employees from the area for all of this to happen, making our organization one of the largest employers in Real County . Why do we do this every summer? Because we believe that we can create opportunities to transform lives. We believe that every person was created by God to have value and purpose in life. We desire wholeness for our guests, our staff, and our full-time employees and their families. Thank you to all of you who help us, and other camps make this dream a reality. Your local businesses, your service to our community, and even your interest help to make the dream of camp come true. We are blessed to be here.



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What is The Best Way to Use my Lottery Winnings? Hi Taylor - I recently won the lottery!! I’m about to start getting weekly payments for the rest of my life. After taxes, it looks like I’ll pull in just under $5,000 each week. I’m 30, my husband and I have steady jobs, retirement accounts, $400,000 left on our mortgage and almost $80,000 in student loan debt. What’s the best thing to do with this money? Marianne Hey Marianne - That’s some exciting news! Even more exciting is that you’re asking for advice now instead of waiting until after you made some poor financial decisions, which is what most lottery winners do. You’re off to a great start, and here’s how I think you should proceed. 1. Pay down your loans. If you only paid the monthly minimum, the student debt you have would last a couple decades. If you put the majority of your winnings toward the loans over the next year, you can be free of that burden. That will save you a sizeable amount on interest payments, further boosting your cash flow. With the student debt gone, you can speed up mortgage payments and start investing the rest of your weekly earnings. 2. Fill your retirement accounts. After the debt is gone, increase the contributions to your retirement accounts. Now is a great time to build up your retirement savings, as the

money you put in still has a few decades to work and grow. Between your paychecks and lottery winnings, you should be able to maximize these contributions and still have money left over, assuming you have paid off your loans. 3. Have fun investing. Not a lot of people have the opportunity to invest free winnings, so you should take advantage! What interests you? Do you want to get into real estate, either with a rental property or by flipping a house? Real estate is one of the best investments you can make, especially when you’re able to pay in cash. You can also look into financing small businesses or personal loans, and I’d recommend you open a brokerage account and start buying quality stocks. There’s no short, simple answer to the question of where you should put your money, but there are plenty of good investment options for you to look into. Talk to a financial advisor and see what piques your interest. Without acting rashly, you can still get creative with your investment techniques and have fun with it. This is an exciting time for you and your husband. Do your best to stay grounded, make smart decisions and take care of that debt. Congratulations and good luck!

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(NOTE NEW START TIME 7:30PM FOR ROPING - LEADLINE STARTS AT 8PM) June 7th Signup/Points Please plan on attending for sign ups this night. All riders must provide a negative coggins for each horse present. June 14th Points/Ribbons June 21st Points/Rodeo Queen Contest June 28th Ribbons/Points July 5th will be Grand Entry Practice. NO PLAYDAY. July 12th Ribbons/Points July 19th Points July 26th Points - AWARDS ceremony. MUST PARTICIPATE 5 NIGHTS IN ORDER TO BE QUALIFIED FOR AWARDS Books open 7:00p.m. All Leadlinel events first. EVENTS: CALF ROPING, POLE BENDING, CLOVERLEAF BARRELS, STRAIGHT AWAY BARRELS, GOATS, AGE GROUPS: LEADLINE, 5&under, 6-7, 8-10, 11-13, 14-19 (ALL AGES AND SKILL LEVELS WELCOME!) Membership $20 per child must be accompanied by one Adult registration $20

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LOTS Property 14: 1+ acre lot in Canyon Oaks—Concan. Hilltop/views + gorgeous river access park. Water/elec. avail. Rentals OK. $49,000 Property 8: Three adjacent 7+ acre lots located in Rio Frio. Beautiful & flat bottomland with large oaks. $89,000 each or $250,000 all Property 19: 15 acres with seasonal creek. Remote yet civilized! Views in every direction. Easy access & electricity available. $142,000 Property 20: Your choice of three Canyon Oaks lots! Each 1 ac. w/water & elec. avail. Frio River Park for owners! $43,900 & $46,900each Property 21: Highly desired location on CR350! 5+ (TBS) unrestricted acres with FRIO RIVER FRONTAGE! Older home. $430,000 Property 22: LAST ONE! Nice 1 ac. Lot in Tierra Linda in Concan. Popular rental area. $75,000 FIRM Property 28: 5 (5ac.) tracts north of Leakey to choose from! Remote & heavily wooded. Rancho Real. $33,500 to $44,500 (river view) NEW Property 30: Frio River front lot just minutes from downtown Leakey. 1.15 acres, water & elec. available. Owner/Broker $149,000 Property 34: 7+ ac. lot in R-N-R Ranch—Rio Frio, TX. Beautiful oaks, well/septic in place but need to be verified/tested. $107,700 REDUCED Property 35: 5.16 ac. just west of Leakey. Gated, city water, paved roads, underground electric. See Old Baldy from here! $69,900 REDUCED Property 37: Lot 35 in Valley Vista features gorgeous westerly views, all utilities, and use of community pool & clubhouse! $50,000 Property 43: 8+ acs. w/gorgeous oaks and great bldg. sites. Electricity available. AG VALUATION = LOW taxes!! Shady Oaks Subdv. $77,045 Property 52: 5+ ac West of Leakey. Fronts on John Buchanan Rd. Bldg. site faces east and is ready to go! $52,500 Property 53: Lot 82, 7.7 acres in Canyon Oaks Unit 4. Water & elec available. Great views & river access! Addtl. Acreage avail. $149,000 Property 55: Lot 84, 11 acres in Canyon Oaks Unit 4. Water & elec available. Great views & river access! Addtl. Acreage avail. $109,000 Property 56: Lot 85A, 6 acres in Canyon Oaks Unit 4. Water & elec available. Great views & river access! Addtl. Acreage avail. $98,000

ACREAGE Property 2: 73.41 ac. west of Leakey. Fronts on county road. Water well & Electricity. Not in a subdivision. $299,500 Property 8: Three adjacent 7+ acre lots located in Rio Frio. Beautiful & flat bottomland with large oaks. $89,000 each or $250,000 all Property 10: 31.05 acres. Just off Hwy. 41 in far NW Real County. Fairview Ranch. Neat little hunting place! $99,360 Property 12: 5+ ac north of Leakey w/2400 sq. ft. metal bldg. Hwy. frontage. Some elevation for great views. $179,000 REDUCED Property 13: 28 ac. w/cute 1BD/1BA cabin and creek frontage in Rancho Real. 631 Riemer Rd. $179,000 REDUCED Property 15: 6.5 acres in Concan with over 500’ of frontage on Hwy. 83! Nice & flat w/oaks. NO restrictions! $199,000 Property 16: 36 acres in Spring Country Ranch. Wooded w/deep draws & dry creek. 1 mile from spring fed pond/park area. $91,000REDUCED Property 17: 33 acres in Spring Country Ranch. 4x4 required. Borders large ranch to the south. No utilities! $75,712 REDUCED Property 18: 10 acres w/larger neighbors on Hwy. 55 about 10 mi. south of Rocksprings. Beautiful bldg.. sites. Property 19: 15 acres with seasonal creek. Remote yet civilized! Views in every direction. Easy access & electricity available. $142,000 Property 21: Highly desired location on CR350! 5+ (TBS) unrestricted acres with FRIO RIVER FRONTAGE! $430,000 Property 23: Remote yet easy access + ag val. make this 40 ac. a real find! Old camp house w/elec. Off 41W approx. 8 miles. $99,000 Property 27: TPW Ranch is a 400 acre hunting and recreational property w/Hwy. 337 frontage. $3,500 per acre SOLD! Property 29 : 170 acs. +/- WILL DIVIDE Hwy. 337W frontage. Views for miles! $3900 per acre REDUCED Property 40: 17.6 acres w/Frio frontage! Close to Leakey. Several building sites. Electricity nearby. $230,000 Property 44: Secluded 15 ac. in Spring Country Ranch. 4x4 required & no utilities. Rough it here! Access to spring fed pond. $47,280 Property 49: 9+ ac. 3 miles north or Leakey. Ag. valuation, water/elec. available, fenced 2 sides. Views & oak trees! $112,000REDUCED Property 51: 37.23 acres. w/Hwy. 41 frontage. Fairview Ranch. Water well & electricity. Addtl. acreage available. $137,751

COMMERCIAL Property 3-6: 1+ ac. Commercial lots Concan. Frontage on US HWY 83. All utilities available. MAKE OFFER!!! $139,000-$149,000 Property 15: 6.5 acres in Concan with over 500’ of frontage on Hwy. 83! Nice & flat w/oaks. NO restrictions! $199,000 Property 21: Highly desired location on CR350! 5+ (TBS) unrestricted acres with FRIO RIVER FRONTAGE! Older home. $430,000 Property 36: Riverstone Vacation Cabins! 13.9 acres w/500’ of Frio river frontage. 5 cabins + main home. $775,000 REDUCED

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O B I T U A R I E S Clement Louis Rosipal

Catherine Carter

Leo John Pavlas

(August 19, 1929 - June 7, 2018)

(November 21, 1944 - June 09, 2018)

(December 2, 1946 - June 6, 2018)

Clement Louis Rosipal was born in Granger, Texas on August 19, 1929 to Frank and Emily Teresa Rosipal. Clement was a hard working provider and leader for his family. He retired with his loving wife of 66 years to the beautiful Texas Hill Country. There in Leakey, Texas he built them a home, not just a house. Clement loved his garden, yard and trees. He was known in the whole area for his green thumb. His passion was watching things grow. He loved the flowers that they planted and he got such satisfaction from the outdoors. Clement loved to preserve and can the fruits of his labors. He enjoyed giving away his wares as much as he did selling them at the farmers market in the area. He was an excellent cook and no one ever left their home hungry. Clement was an ordained Deacon. He was not only a Christian; he strived every day to be Christ-Like. He loved his wife like Christ loved the church and he was an inspiring example to everyone he met. He is preceded in death by his parents and his sister Julie Alice Rosipal.Clement is survived by his loving wife Clara, his children; Marsha Schneider and husband Pud of Ruidoso N.M, Tony Rosipal and wife Chris of Georgetown, TX, and Beverly Pryor and husband Steve of Jarrell, TX. Grandchildren; Misty and Brent Gamble of Fredrickburg, TX, Marla and Steve Tomaselli of Castroville, TX, Melody and Todd Walker of Kingsbury, TX, Kandi and Jeremy Sands of Peoria, AZ, Kristi and Cory Maddox of Brackettville, TX, Matthew and Tonya Kitchens of Georgetown, TX, Kati and Kyle Maxwell of Theon, TX, Jason and Jamie Rosipal of Iola, TX, Jerod Rosipal and fiancé Kaci Rogers of Salado, TX and Jordan Rosipal of Georgetown, TX. Also surviving him are 19 great grandchildren.Clement was honored at a Graveside Service on Monday, June 11 at Jonah Cemetery. Arrangements by The Gabriels Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Georgetown, TX.

Catherine M. Carter of Leakey, Texas known to many as Cathey, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, June 9, 2018, at her home. She was born in Liberty, Texas on November 21, 1944, to Carl Neuman and Annie Hanel Neuman. She was a loving wife, sister, aunt, and friend. She enjoyed gardening, cooking and fishing with her father. She loved working with her husband on their ranch in Leakey, Texas. She had a passion for collecting dolls and had an extensive collection from all over the world. Most of all, she had a kind and generous heart to those in need, especially children. She was preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Annie Neuman, husband, Larry Gail Carter, and her sister, Florence Fisher. Those left to honor and cherish her memory are her sisters, Rose Marie McMillen of Kingwood, Texas and Theresa Damek of Dayton, Texas; 5 nieces and 5 nephews. Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. Friday, June 15, 2018, at Leakey United Methodist Church, Leakey, Texas. Officiant Reverend Walter Prescher. Burial will follow in the Leakey Floral Cemetery, Leakey, Texas. Donations in Cathey’s honor can be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital by going online to Arrangements are under the personal care of Nelson Funeral Home of Leakey, Texas. The family invites you to leave a condolence at

Leo John Pavlas, age 71, passed away on Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Leo was born on December 2, 1946 to Leo and Lillian Pavlas in Corpus Christi, Texas. He graduated from Miller High School in 1965. Leo started C.C. Crane & Rigging in 1979 servicing the refinery and oilfield industries in South Texas for the next 30 years. During that time Leo and his wife, Carlye, purchased the Riding River Ranch, enjoying ranch life and also starting a cabin rental company. Leo enjoyed boating, fishing, hunting, and working on the Ranch. Leo will always be remembered as a hard worker and an avid outdoorsman, devoted to his wife, children, three brothers and family. Leo is preceded in death by his father, Leo Joe Pavlas. Leo John Pavlas is survived by his wife, Carlye Pavlas, his daughter, Tambra Marie Pavlas, son Leo John Pavlas, Jr., (Sally), daughter, Jennifer Gayle Rothert (Doug), daughter, Tricia Williams (Garrett), Leo’s Mother, Lillian Pavlas, three brothers, Garnet Pavlas (Judy), Joe Pavlas (Winnie) and Stanley Pavlas (Linda). Five Grandchildren, Fallon Pavlas, Tyler Pavlas, Chase Pavlas, Presley Pavlas, and Leo Donald Rothert. Father and mother-in-law David and Diana Webb, and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation was held from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at Corpus Christi Funeral Home, 2409 Baldwin Blvd. A Rosary and Funeral Mass was held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, 3901 Violet Rd. The Family will have a Private Burial.

IT’S A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD I’m sure that many of you remember the man who portrayed the friendly neighbor in the popular children’s program known all over the world as Mister Rogers. Who can forget the childlike song that asked the question, “Won’t you be my neighbor?” With the macho crowd, he was labeled a sissy and downright creepy but to children, he was always a nice, polite, and comforting role model. There have been many false accusations about him through the years like the rumors about him having to wear long sleeve sweaters to hide his offensive tattoos. But these have all been proven to be nothing more than overactive imaginations and a display of how cruel our human nature can be. How sad to witness the moral convictions of our society falling so far away from God’s standards that when someone is acting normal the world believes they are weird. This reminds me of the scripture found in Isaiah chapter five that warns, “Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that exchange darkness for light, and light for darkness; that trade bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter.” Unfortunately, this is another example of how the harsh attitudes of

the oppressors are always seeking to bully and criticize decent individuals who are trying to make the world a better place. Actually, most of this negativity can be explained when we realize his presentation was never intended to impress or entertain adults. His focus and passion were completely dedicated to providing an honest and wholesome ministry to children. He did not care about what people were saying, he was grateful to be communicating with the young ones and took his responsibility very seriously. Apparently, he was not trying to become famous or a television star, he was just using the broadcast as a vehicle to reach more children. He designed Mr. Rogers Neighborhood as an outreach ministry to the world and extension of his service for Christ. The show began in 1968 and filmed 895 episodes before ending in the year 2000. He is quoted, “I went into television because I was convinced there was some way of using this fabulous instrument of technology to help nurture those who would watch and listen.” He approached his young audience with respect and directness about issues such as self-control,

by William F. Holland Jr., DD., C.ED.D. Minister/Chaplain

imagination, honesty, creativity, appreciation for diversity, cooperation, patience, and kindness just to mention a few. There is a movie being made about his life and I for one certainly hope this represents Fred Rogers in a favorable expression of honesty and integrity. In 2002 he was diagnosed with stomach cancer and quietly passed away in 2003 with his wife Joanne at his side. As an ordained Presbyterian minister, Fred Mcfeely Rogers graduated from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary in 1963. I’m sure that most people did not think about it, but he was more like a Sunday school teacher that used simple props and themes to tell stories about everyday life. He was a puppeteer and used his own voice for the many characters in the show. With a degree in music composition, he actually wrote over 200 songs including, “I’m proud of you” and “You are special.” As the character Mister Rogers, Fred was not necessarily acting a like someone else but was simply being himself. He was simply devoted to his Christian faith and used his platform to demonstrate and communicate conservative Christian values. As

we acknowledge and appreciate certain modern spiritual leaders and their message of hope and inspiration, we can see that Fred Rogers was a pioneer of the encouragement movement. Instead of traditional religious sermons that focus on how bad we are, Fred wanted to build self-esteem and emphasize how everyone is loved and how we are all unique and important to God. He is quoted, “When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.” This optimistic outlook and positive thinking approach is a choice we all make every day. We can be like Eeyore and always complain about the glass being half-empty, or we can develop a humble awareness to value our blessings and thank God not only for the glass but also for it being half-full. Dr. Holland is a Christian author, an ordained minister, and a community chaplain. Read more articles at

There is no charge for St. Raymond Catholic Church 2nd and Mountain St. P O Box 989 Leakey, TX 78873 830.232.5852 Mass: 5:30pm Saturday 6:00 pm 1st and 3rd Wednesdays Parish Priest Fr. Adrian Adamik Rectory: 830.683.2165 St. Mary Catholic Church Hwy 187 Vanderpool, TX Mass: 9:00am Sunday Contact:830.966.6268 St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church Camp Wood, TX Mass: 11:30am Sunday Sacred Heart of Mary Catholic Church 401 N Hwy 377 P O Box 877 Rocksprings, TX 78880 830.683.2165 Mass: 9:00am Sunday Reál County Church 121 Oak Hill Ste. 4 Leakey, Texas Sunday School: 10:00am Worship: 11:00am Evening Worship: 6:00pm Wednesday Bible Study: 7:00pm Preacher: Charlie Gant

Come and Worship With Us 979-743-1066 Frio Canyon Baptist Church Pastor Michael Howard Hwy 83 South Leakey, TX (830) 232-5883 Sunday School: 9:45am Worship Service: 11:00am Evening Worship: 6:00pm Wed. Prayer: 6:30pm First Baptist Church P O Box 56 Hwy 83N Leakey, TX Pastor: Mark Spaniel Bible Study: 10:00am Worship: 11:00am Evening Worship: 6:00pm Wednesday Prayer: 7:00pm Mon-Fri Daily Prayer 11:00am 830.232.5344 Living Waters Church Hwy 1050 Utopia, TX 830.966.2426 Sunday School: 9:30 am Worship: 10:30 am Wednesday: 7:00pm Youth Alive: Saturday 7:00pm Children’s Church 2nd & 4th Sunday

@10:30 Youth Pastor Josef & Christy Richarz Pastor Dr. Robert Richarz Church in the Valley Hwy 83 Leakey, TX 78873 830.232.6090 Pastor Ray Miller Sunday School: 9:45am Worship: 10:45am Childrens Church 11 Evening: 6:00pm Wed. Service 6:30 Fellowship (2nd & 4th) 7:00pm Spanish Service Sat. 6:00pm

New Fellowship Church Hwy 337 & Camino Alto Leakey, TX 830.232.4287 Sunday School: 9:45am Pastor: Greg Mutchler Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Worship 10:45 a.m. Evening 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Service and Youth 6:30 p.m. Leakey Church of Christ One Block N of Courthouse Leakey, TX 78873 830.232.6933 Sunday School: 10:00am Come and Worship: 10:45am

Evening: 6:00pm Wednesday: 7:00pm

Concan Church of Christ Hwy 83 Concan 830.232.4058 Ministers: Paul Goodnight and Ray Melton Sunday School: 10:00am Com and Worship: 11:00am Evening: 6:00pm Wednesday: 7:00pm Concan Baptist Mission Hwy 83 Concan, TX Worship: 9:30am Sunday School: 10:30am Evening Worship: 6:00pm Wednesday Bible Study: 6:00pm Pastor Ron Lowery Cowboy Church in the Nueces River Canyon HWY 55 N @ Angel Wings Cafe’ PO Box 158 Barksdale, TX 78828 (830) 234-3180 or 2345170 5th Sunday 6:30 pm and Every Tuesday @ 6:30 pm United Methodist Church

obituaries in P O Box 417 419 N. Market Leakey, TX 78873 830.232.6266 Pastor: Rev. Walter Prescher Adult Sunday School: 9:30 am Worship: 11:00 am Children’s Church: 11:10 am Wednesday: 5:30 pm, Youth Group, Grades 7-12 Mt. Home Divide Chapel Hwy. 41 (near YO gate) 121 Divide School Rd. 640-3307 2nd Sun: 2:30 p.m. Wed.: 11a.m. Bible Study Reagan Wells Baptist Church 8415 Ranch Road 1051 830-232-5504 Pastor: Mark Moore Sunday School: 9:45 am Sunday Services: 10:50 am & 6:00 pm Wednesday Service: 7:00 pm Sabinal Church of Christ Sunday school 10 a.m. Worship 11 a.m & 6.p.m. Wednesday 6 p.m. Minister David Sprott 830-988-2081

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However terrifying a venomous snakebite may be, experts say that with prompt medical attention the chances of surviving the incident are better than you might expect. For much of recorded human history, the treatment for snakebite was more unpleasant--and sometimes more dangerous--than the bite itself. Ancient Egyptians cut open a snakebitten limb to let the evil spirits out. Ancient Romans amputated the bitten body part. In 1648, physician Guilherme Piso wrote that “the severed head of the very serpent causing the bite should be applied to the wound in the form of a plaster.” American cowboys in the 19th century treated snakebite with a hot branding iron, while others of that era wrapped the bitten limb in a split chicken. While treatments today aren’t this extreme, there remains considerable controversy over first aid for snakebite. Should you use a tourniquet? How about an ice pack? Cut and suck? Apply electrical current? Even among modern-day physicians there have been differences of opinion on medical treatment of snakebite, with almost every recommendation being the subject of controversy at some time. For all the attention given venomous snakebite, it is not a major health problem in the United States. Most people are never more than an hour or so away from a hospital, and antivenin treatments are widely available and effective. In fact, experts say that more damage can be done by improperly administered first aid than by the bite itself. Deaths from venomous snakebite never have been high in Texas, and the Texas Department of Health’s Bureau of Vital Statistics recorded no snakebite deaths in 1991, 1992 and 1993. The bureau recorded just three snakebite deaths in 1989 and 1990 combined. It’s far more likely that any snake you encounter in Texas will not be one of the venomous species. Most snakes are harmless; all are essential parts of our ecosystem. For example, many snakes help keep populations of prolific mice in check. Only 15 of the approximately 113 species and subspecies of snakes found in Texas are venomous, and some of these are in remote areas where contact with humans is rare. There are four groups of dangerously venomous snakes in North America, and Texas has all four: rattlesnakes, copperheads and cottonmouths, which are known as pit vipers; and coral snakes. Pit vipers are named for the heat-sensitive pits on either side of the face, which the snake uses to locate warm-blooded prey. These snakes have long, movable fangs at the front of the upper jaw, which stay folded back against the roof of the mouth until the snake is ready to strike. As the pit viper opens its mouth the fangs swing forward to a 90-degree angle. The snake then strikes with a stabbing motion of its head and injects venom through the fangs. The coral snake is the only dangerously venomous snake in the U.S. that is not a pit viper. Its fangs are short, small and do not move. The coral snake’s mouth is small and bites are rare, but very toxic. Bites from the generally non-agressive coral snake are most often from someone touching or handling this snake. Snake venoms are complex mixtures. Pit viper venoms contain several destructive substances, and while symptoms vary according to the species of snake, they usually include immediate and intense pain, followed by swelling and discoloration. If not treated within an hour, the victim may have a tingling sensation in the face and a metallic taste in the mouth. Nausea, vomiting, chills, blurred vision and thirst may follow, with a drop in blood pressure causing faintness. Unlike pit viper venom, coral snake venom is primarily a neurotoxin. There is little or no pain and swelling, and symptoms may not appear for hours. But once symptoms do appear, they progress rapidly: euphoria and drowsiness, nausea and vomiting, headache, difficulty in breathing and paralysis. As noted earlier, coral snakes bites from this species are rare. Prior to the 1950s, most snakebite incidents were associated with agricultural activities such as picking berries, clearing weeds or other farm chores. Nowadays, most bite victims are people who deliberately come in contact with snakes: hunting them, catching them, studying them and similar activities. Otherwise, snakebites usually occur when the snake is stepped on, or when an unsuspecting person lifts a log or rock under which the snake was hiding. Young children attracted by the coral snake’s bright colors have been bitten when they picked up the pretty serpent. Overall, children have the highest incidence of snakebite, people over 70 the lowest. In the South, 95 percent of all snakebites occur between the months of April and October. First aid procedures that have gained favor over the years all have had the same goal: to remove the venom, or at least localize it in the area that was bitten and keep it from spreading throughout the body. Cryotherapy, the therapeutic use of cold, is one folk cure that survived well into the 20th century. The theory was that cooling the bitten area with ice or a chemical refrigerant would inactivate the enzymes in the venom and slow its absorption. Newspaper and magazine articles in the 1950s and 1960s carried headlines such as “Freeze Away the Horrors of Snakebite” and “Snake Bite--Cool It.” But enthusiasm for the technique cooled as doctors reported serious complications. Ice packs left too long on the affected limb caused frostbite, which in severe cases required amputation. Also, some researchers reported that the venom became as active as ever when the ice was removed and the limb rewarmed. Dr. Findlay E. Russell of the University of Arizona objects to the use of ice on a snakebite “because we see no value for local ice except to reduce pain, and I don’t feel this is a wise thing to do before diagnosis.” Use of a tourniquet or ligature to restrict the spread and absorption of venom is another technique that has been practiced for centuries. Even as recently as 1978, the American Red Cross’s guidelines for snakebite first aid stated: “If mild to moderate symptoms develop, apply a constricting band from two to four inches above the bite but NOT around a joint and NOT around the head, neck, or trunk.” When prolonged use of a tourniquet was discovered to cause blood vessel damage and gangrene, first aid manuals recommended releasing the band for one minute every 10 minutes. But some experts later contended that releasing and retightening the tourniquet actually pumped the venom into the body. “Ligatures increase pain and have little effect in retarding spread of venom,” said Dr. Sherman A. Minton of the Indiana University School of Medicine. By the 1850s, incision and suction had become the most widely used treatment for snakebite in the United States. The technique consisted of making cuts over the bite and sucking out the venom. Americans have purchased thousands of snakebite kits containing a razor blade and rubber suction cups. Again, the American Red Cross’s 1978 guidelines for snakebite first aid: “If severe symptoms develop, incision and suction should be performed immediately. Apply a constricting band, if not already done, and make a cut in the skin with a sharp sterilized blade through the fang mark(s).Suction should be applied with a suction cup for 30 minutes. If a suction cup is not available, use the mouth. There is little risk to the rescuer who uses his mouth, but it is recommended that the venom not be

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swallowed and that the mouth be rinsed.” Like cooling and tourniquets, incision and suction may be valid in theory but can be deadly in practice. Unless the blade is sterile, infection can develop. Cut a little too deeply and the victim can end up with damage to the nerves, tendons and blood vessels; he also can bleed to death. “Incision and suction, as generally taught, have no place as a first aid measure, especially if administered by an inexperienced companion,” said Dr. Joseph M. Abell, Jr. of Austin. “Cruciate (cross-shaped) incisions violate good surgical principles, and mouth suction violates the most basic medical judgment.” Incision and suction can actually increase the spread of venom. “Think of it this way,” said Dr. Andrew Price of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Resource Protection Division. “If a person is bitten by a pit viper and venom is injected, one of two possibilities exists. The bite may have hit a major arterial or venous blood vessel, in which case the venom already is being transported throughout the body. Or the venom is sitting in a tissue pocket, moving slowly through interstitial space: the tissue damage is localized and treatment can be localized. Cut into this pocket, and you run the risk of hitting a blood vessel and helping the venom spread faster.” A technique that has received publicity in recent years is the use of high-voltage, low-amperage electrical current applied to the bite. Despite enthusiasm for the technique from many people, it is virtually impossible to find support among physicians. “So far, all of the experimental work that’s been done on animals indicates that it does no good,” said Minton. “At least one of the medical missionaries who first advocated this based on their experience with it in South America still maintains that it is helpful. But if so, I don’t know how it would work, and a lot of people could get in big trouble with it.” “No one has ever shown it to be effective,” said Dr. L.H.S. Van Mierop of the University of Florida College of Medicine about electrical current for treating snakebites. “I do not recommend it.” Most experts today believe that the less first aid done before going to the hospital, the better off the patient will be. “The most useful snakebite first aid kit consists of car keys and some coins for a call to a hospital,” said Minton. He stressed that calling ahead is important, to give doctors time to prepare for the patient and consult other experts, if necessary. “If you don’t do anything, you haven’t done anything wrong,” said Russell. If the snakebite victim is less than an hour away from a hospital, most authorities agree on the following steps: 1.) Reassure the victim ; keep him warm, quiet and comfortable. 2.) Remove rings and other constricting items. 3.) Loosely immobilize the injured part in a functional position and attempt to keep this part of the body just below heart level. 4.) Transport the victim to a medical facility quickly. “Treat the victim for shock,” added Price. “Anaphylactic (physiological) shock can kill as effectively as the venom itself, if not more so.” If feasible, try to identify the snake, but do not put another member of the party in danger. Remember, most snakebites occur when a person is trying to catch or kill a snake. Anyone who spends much time outdoors should become familiar with the characteristics of Texas’s venomous snakes, which will facilitate identification in the field. At the hospital, the victim or his companions should be prepared to tell medical personnel where, when and under what conditions the bite occurred; the sequence of events and the onset and progress of symptoms; and all events from the time of the bite until the victim reaches the hospital. If the victim is more than an hour away from a hospital, which could be the case in some of the remote areas of Texas, the same rules apply and rescuers should waste no time in reaching a hospital. “However,” said Minton, “some type of first aid is desirable for someone bitten by a venomous snake in a situation where medical help will be delayed for an hour or more.” Some experts have endorsed the use of a small, hand-held vacuum device known as a “Sawyer Extractor.” Capable of producing a negative pressure of one atmosphere, the Sawyer Extractor is applied over the fang marks immediately and left in place for 30 minutes. The big advantage over traditional cut and suck first aid is that no cutting is required. According to Minton, “There’s a certain amount of evidence that you get some venom out if you use it correctly.” Another technique, more useful with coral snake bites than with pit vipers, involves wrapping a wide elastic bandage around as much of the bitten limb as possible, then immobilizing it with a splint. “This works quite well against snakes such as cobras or coral snakes where you have a highly lethal venom, but one that doesn’t do too much damage locally,” said Minton. “With a rattlesnake, where you can have a lot of local damage, it’s kind of a trade-off. If it potentially were a very bad bite and it would be a long time before you got help, you might consider using the wrapping technique with the realization that you may make things worse for that limb, but you may be saving the victim’s life.” Most hospitals in the United States treat venomous snakebite with antivenin administered intravenously. Antivenin should be started within six hours after the bite, and is most beneficial in the first hour. Antibiotics and antitetanus drugs also may be given. Although controversial, a few doctors still advocate surgical removal of the bitten area. Thanks to modern medical care, deaths from venomous snakebite are becoming a thing of the past. If you find yourself on the receiving end of a venomous snake’s fangs, seek treatment immediately; failure to do so can result in amputation of the bitten limb and other permanent disabilities. Make every effort to avoid venomous snakes. If you are unfamiliar with snakes, the best way to avoid venomous snakes is to avoid all snakes. Be careful around piles of rocks and wood piles. A 13-year-old Travis County girl learned this the hard way last year, when she and a friend were jumping on a pile of scrap wood near a shed. A rattlesnake bit her just below the ankle, and she had to undergo surgery, skin grafts and physical therapy. Likewise, don’t stick your hands or feet into places you can’t see, such as holes, crevices or deserted buildings. When you’re out hiking or hunting, wear boots or high-topped shoes, long pants and longsleeved shirts. Be careful sitting on or stepping over logs. Use a walking stick to prod uncleared ground, and constantly be on the lookout for snakes. And forget about the widespread belief that a rattlesnake always sounds its rattle before striking. That’s not always the case. Finally, don’t handle a dead venomous snake; the reflex action of the fangs can inflict a wound for up to 45 minutes after it is killed. Snakes play an invaluable role in keeping rodent populations in check. And human beings are never prey for venomous snakes. Given the choice, the snake wants to avoid you just as much as you want to avoid it. Make sure it has every opportunity to do so.



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#1 – New Listing! Gorgeous 3/2 Log Home with sweeping views overlooking Concan & Frio Canyon, large deck, outside patio area, Frio River Access, hasn’t been in rental pool, but could be $329,000 #10 – New Listing! Hilltop Cabin on 5.33 AC, Hill Country Charm, sleek & modern, energy efficient, includes appliances, DirecTV dish, access to 50 AC park, spring fed swimming area, fishing lake, gated community $135,000 #16 – New Listing! 20 AC+/- Frio Canyon acreage with current Agriculture Tax Evaluation, no improvements, no HOA, deep soil, partial fencing, near Garner State Park & Frio River $10,000 per acre, To Be Surveyed #9 – New Listing! 6.28 AC access to spring fed swimming area, fishing lake, hiking, gated community $54,900 #7 – New Listing! 6.57 Wooded Acres Deer Creek, electricity, fenced, minutes to Garner State Park & Frio River, gated subdivision for privacy $98,550 #12 – HUGE REDUCTION! – Motivated Seller!!! Frio Riverfront – 3 BD/2 BA Home perfect for entertaining on 1.81 AC, large deck shaded by huge oaks, both sides Frio River + adjoins 20 AC private river park. $319,000 #14 – HUGE REDUCTION! 9.31 AC Spring Fed Creek, remote & private, 3/2 house w/screened porch & FP, well, electricity, workshop, fruit trees. Possible owner terms, with approved credit $140,000 #18 – New Listing! Beautiful Panoramic Views from this 1.01 AC Concan lot, water & electric available, clubhouse with pool, hiking, fishing pond, gated community $55,000 #19 – REDUCED! FRIO RIVERFRONT HOME 2 BD/2.5 BA with Rock Fireplace near Garner State Park, carport, workshop, fencing, garden & fruit trees, gated community. Many Xtras included $487,500 #27 – New Listing! Established Hunting Camp 42.19 AC+/- N. of Leakey, rustic cabin, ATV & foot trails, blinds & feeders already in place, Axis & Whitetail Deer $160,000 #26 – REDUCED! 1.87 AC Private Frio River Park Access – RiverTree, gated community, water/electric available (Owner/Assoc. Broker) $69,950 #8 – Nueces River Access 2.28 AC water & electric available, views of surrounding hills, walking distance to river park $46,000 #3 – 2/1 Brick Home on 2+ Fenced AC in Leakey with 2 vehicle carport, metal pole barn, lots of Oak & Pecan trees, great starter or retirement home $185,000 #24 – Income Producing Business on 10 AC near Garner State Park, fronts Hwy 83, 8 rental cabins, 2 RV sites, fully equipped restaurant with seating for 90, BBQ kitchen with built in pit. Possible partial financing WAC $1.2 million #23 – 20.16 AC with 4WD Access, furnished hunter’s cabin with rainwater & solar harvest, blinds, feeders, generator, wood burning stove $109,500 #21 – 15.66 AC with approx..1200 ft Creekfront, small cabin, city water available, mature oak trees, easy access, Whitetail & Axis Deer, antelope $264,500 #15 – FRIO RIVER ACCESS at private park – Pretty 1.68 Ac lot, water & electric available, views, RV storage, short walk to river. Motivated Seller – Make an Offer! $90,000 #13 – FRIO RIVER ACCESS – 3/2 Home, covered patio, carport, access 2 River parks, gated community near Leakey $125,000 #2 – 1.9 AC close to Leakey, fenced, small building with bath & living area, workshop, beautiful view of mountains $82,900 #29 – 3.58 AC N. of Leakey, fronts Hwy 83, water & electric available, sweeping view of hills $75,000 #6 – 55.38 AC Hunting Ranch NW Real Co. easy access from I-10, fronts Hwy 41, Cabin w/electricity $185,523 #36 – 9.3 AC Homesite in gated community West of Leakey, water, electric, beautiful views, possible owner terms $108,600 #44 – 5.601 AC Sabinal Riverfront, huge Cypress Trees, beautiful view of river, gated community (Owner/Agent) $215,000 #45 - Sabinal Riverfront Lot, Hwy 187 front, Utopia, joins #46 (Owner/Agent) $75,000 #46 – Fronts Sabinal River & Hwy 187 just outside Utopia, metal 2 car storage bldg., joins #45 (Owner/Agent) $85,000 #31 – 7 AC Hillside views, 3/2 Home overlooking spring-fed lake which is part of 50 AC park for Roaring Springs $199,000 #57 – 1.07 AC Concan adjacent & access to community clubhouse/swim pool, water system, underground utilities, paved street, build on to rent. OWNER TERMS $5000 down, 7%, 10 yr, $464.44 per month (Owner/Broker) $45,000 #5 – Rustic Hillside Cabin, electricity, water & septic on 5 AC, sweeping views from large covered deck, fronts county maintained road, minutes to Leakey & Frio River $109,000 PENDING #25 – 57.33 AC remote, private & easy access off RR 337 W. of Leakey, views, native & exotic game, unrestricted $143,325 PENDING #18 – 9.85 AC Remote, 4 WD only access, metal cabin, rain harvest water system, solar electric, blinds & feeders $58,000 PENDING #33 – 3 BD/2 BA/2 Car Garage, Exceptionally Neat & well maintained home on 1.3 AC, high ceilings, fenced, workshop, landscaped, minutes to Frio River and Leakey $215,000 PENDING #30 – Nueces River Access 2.28 AC water & electric available, septic installed. Building site w/view of hills, gated community $46,000 PENDING For more info – photos, plats, more listings, go to

Padre Island Spanish Shipwrecks On November 4, 1552, fifty-four vessels under Captain-General Bartolomé Carreño set sail from Sanlúcar de Barrameda, Spain. The fleet had been preparing since the previous February and included an armada of six vessels, well armed and carrying 360 soldiers. The armada plus eighteen other vessels were bound for tierra firme (the mainland). There were also ten ships headed to Santo Domingo, four to various other destinations in the Indies, and sixteen for San Juan de Ulúa (Veracruz) in Mexico. These sixteen included the San Esteban, the Espíritu Santo , the Santa María de Yciar, and the San Andrés. On the outbound trip the fleet was cursed with foul weather, corsairs, and disaster. For instance, the capitana (the ship carrying the captain-general) burned and sank in mid-ocean, leaving over 300 dead and only twenty survivors, among them the captain-general himself. The fleet was scattered before the journey was well underway, and in all, eight ships were lost on the outbound voyage. None of the ships bound for Mexico was among those eight, and arrivals at San Juan de Ulúa occurred between early February and late March 1553. Upon arrival the mariners found a port still devastated from a hurricane in September 1552. Repairs were slow, which resulted in delays in unloading and prevented all but one of the five returning vessels from

being ready to depart in time to meet Carreño in Havana for the return voyage. The San Pedro, one of the first to arrive on February 2, was ready to sail again on May 15 and departed with four ships which had come with a previous fleet. The remaining four ships waited in San Juan de Ulúa for more than a year, hoping to return with the next fleet. However, on April 9, 1554, they sailed independently with Antonio Corzo as captain-general, only about three weeks before the arrival of the New Spain contingent of the next fleet, that of Captain-General Farfán. The combined cargoes of the four ships had an estimated value of a little over two million pesos or more than $9.8 million (1975 values). Twenty days later, on April 29, three of the four vessels were lost in a storm off Padre Island. Approximately 300 people were on the three wrecked vessels. Perhaps one-half to two-thirds drowned before reaching the beach. A small contingent, including the most skillful mariners, probably departed immediately for Mexico in one of the small ship’s boats to inform officials of the disaster and organize a relief expedition. The second and larger group of survivors who remained ashore undertook what they mistakenly thought was a short journey back to Mexico along the beach. They ran afoul of the local Indians, and the trek turned into a death march with only one of the survivors, Fray Marcos de Mena, reaching Pánuco

GRANNY’S KITCHEN BACK TO BASICS.... H O T W E A T H E R L U N C H E S When the weather gets this hot, the very last thing on my mind is cooking. So here are some easy filling summertime lunch meal ideas to help you out in the kitchen during these hot, fresh from the river months.


BLT-Stuffed Avocado 1 strip crispy bacon 2 T tomato, diced 1/4 cup leaf lettuce Cook bacon in a skillet over stovetop. Once cooked, remove from skillet and cut/tear bacon into small pieces. Mix bacon, tomato and lettuce together in a bowl with dressing of your choice. Stuff avocado with BLT mixture and enjoy! Tuna Salad-Stuffed Avocado 1 can (4 oz.) tuna 1/2 avocado 1 T onion, diced 1 t lemon juice Mash avocado in a bowl with a fork; stir in remaining ingredients, add dressing. (optional) Stuff avocado with tuna salad and enjoy!



6 boiled eggs, cooled 1/2 small red capsicum (bell pepper), diced 1 avocado, diced 1 small red onion, thinly slice 3 tablespoons homemade Paleo mayonnaise 2 tablespoons finely chopped chives Chop the boiled eggs then place into a medium sized mixing bowl along with the red capsicum, avocado and red onion. In a small bowl combine the mayonnaise and chives. Add to the salad and combine well. Serve.

1 whole roasted chicken or 2 pounds of chicken 1⁄2 cup finely chopped celery Juice from 1 lemon (about 2-3 Tablespoons) 1⁄3 - 1⁄2 cup mayonnaise 1⁄4 teaspoon salt 1⁄2 teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon Creole Seasoning Wraps 1 Wrap 1/2 cup chicken salad Extra mayo (optional) Put cooked chicken in a food processor and pulse a few times to rough chop. In a bowl, combine lemon juice, mayonnaise, salt, pepper and creole seasoning and blend well. Toss chicken into the bowl, combine a few times with a spatula and throw in finely chopped celery. Wraps-Lay wrap on a flat surface. Spread extra mayo if desired. Add chicken salad on top and spread evenly. Fold in two of the four side of the wrap about 1/2 inch. Then take the other side and wrap it up tightly! Cut wraps in half or leave whole.

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CILANTRO-CUCUMBER SALAD WITH LIME 1 jalapeno seeded and finely diced 2 cloves garlic, finely minced 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste black pepper to taste 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 cucumbers very finely sliced (see photos) 4 tablespoons minced cilantro, to taste Dice the jalapeno and garlic and add to a mediumsized bowl. Add 3 tablespoons of fresh lime juice, crushed red pepper, salt, and pepper. Use a whisk to incorporate the 3 tablespoons olive oil. Set aside. Finely slice the cucumbers. Use a mandolin if you have it, but a very sharp knife will do the trick. (See photos below.) Add the cucumbers to the dressing and stir together. Finely mince the cilantro and add it to the bowl. Stir to combine. You can either let it sit in the fridge to marinate for a couple hours or serve immediately. Make sure that you let the salad sit on the counter for a little while before serving if it’s been in the fridge; the olive oil solidifies slightly when it’s cold.


Cucumber salad is refreshing and is a summertime staple, perfect for any BBQ or potluck, this dish takes just minutes to make! 2 long cucumbers 1/2 cup sour cream or plain Greek yogurt 3 tablespoons mayonnaise or dressing 1/4 cup fresh dill chopped 3 tablespoons white vinegar 1/2 teaspoon white sugar salt to taste Optional: 1/3 cup sliced white onion Peel the cucumbers and cut in half lengthwise. Scrape out the seeds if desired and slice into 1/4″ slices. Combine all dressing ingredients and toss with cucumbers. Refrigerate 1 hour before serving.


1 pound peeled, uncooked shrimp 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 2 tablespoons butter (or coconut oil, etc.) 1 very large zucchini (or 3 medium) spiraled or julienne sliced zest of 1/2 a lime, juice of 1 lime, zest of 1/2 a lemon, juice of 1 lemon 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 teaspoon sea salt 3 clementine peeled and separated 1/4 cup basil leaves roughly chopped pinch of black pepper Place a large sauté pan over medium heat, add butter. While pan is heating up, pat shrimp dry with paper towels then sprinkle with garlic powder and salt. Place in hot pan and cooked on both sides for about 2-3 minutes per side. Once shrimp are done cooking, remove and set aside in a glass bowl. In the pan still over medium heat, add zucchini noodles and toss for 2-3 minutes just to get the zucchini tender. Then place in bowl with shrimp. Lastly, in a small bowl, whisk together zest, juice, olive oil, and salt. Pour over shrimp and noodles, then fold in the clementines and basil. Place in refrigerator to let cool for an hour. Add a pinch of black pepper before serving.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 MEXICO- During a congressional debate Friday night just across the Rio Grande from Eagle Pass, Fernando Purón Johnston didn’t mince his words when it came to the Zetas. The former mayor of the gritty border city of Piedras Negras in the state of Coahuila, Purón was running for a seat in Mexico’s congress, and was

highlighting his track record in standing up to the cartel. “We closed the businesses of organized crime and demolished the houses belonging to the Zetas,” Purón told the audience. “We took back the city from the Zetas and we returned it, pacified, to the citizens.” Just minutes after the debate, as he posed for a selfie with admirers outside the auditorium at the Autonomous University of Coahuila, a bearded gunman shot him in the back of the head and sped away. Purón is the 112th candidate or sitting office holder to be killed during Mexico’s current campaign season, which began in September, according to the risk analysis firm Etellekt. The record-breaking assassination spree is targeting the fabric of democracy in Mexico. G-7 SUMMIT- US President Donald

Trump has fired off a string of angry tweets criticizing America’s closest allies hours after leaving a divisive G7 summit in Canada. Mr. Trump said the US paid “close to the entire cost of NATO” to help protect countries that “rip us off on trade”. “Fair trade is now to be called fool trade,” he added in response to the threat of new tariffs against the US. The US actually contributes about a fifth of NATO’s direct funding under a formula based on national income. Mr. Trump’s tirade came after G7 allies criticized his decision to reject a joint communique. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on TV late on Sunday that his change of heart was “sobering and a little depressing”. The French presidency had earlier condemned “fits of anger”. After Mr. Trump had left the summit, he rounded on Justin Trudeau personally,

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suggesting the Canadian prime minister was “very dishonest and weak” and “acts hurt when called out”. Trump’s jibe angered Canadians, and during a news conference Mr. Trudeau reasserted his opposition to US tariffs on steel and aluminum and vowed to press ahead with retaliatory moves on 1 July. BERLIN (REUTERS) - Germany’s DIHK Chambers of Commerce and Industry said on Monday the trade dispute with the U.S. is causing huge uncertainty among German exporters that are also burdened by U.S. sanctions against Iran and Russia. “The trade dispute is currently leading to considerable uncertainty among German companies doing business abroad,” Volker Treier, foreign trade chief at the DIHK, told Reuters. “The G7 summit fiasco showed how deep the political rift is and what dangers could still lurk ahead,” Treier added. RIO GRANDE CITY-A Honduran man who entered the U.S. illegally killed himself in a Starr County jail despite guards checking on him every half-hour and a camera in his padded cell, authorities say. Marco Antonio Munoz, 39, was found unresponsive in his cell on the morning of May 13, a day after U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents brought him to the jail and two days after he was detained for entering the country illegally. According to the report, jail officers said Munoz became

combative during the booking process. Washington Post, citing unnamed border agents with detailed knowledge of what occurred, reported that Munoz entered the country with his wife and their 3-yearold son, and that he became enraged and had to be restrained when agents said the family would be separated. He was restrained and placed in a padded cell overnight. They said they checked on him every 30 minutes and at least once more during the morning shift before they found him unresponsive on the floor. Customs and Border Protection spokesman declined to comment further Sunday. The Texas Rangers, who are investigating the death, as well as the state attorney general’s office. THE VATICAN-Pope Francis Accepts Resignation of Bishop Juan Barros Over Chilean Abuse Scandal. Bishop Juan Barros, long accused of helping to cover up a notorious sex abuse case in the Catholic Church, has resigned. Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of along with two other bishops. Bishop Juan Barros of Osorno was accused of covering up the acts of a notorious abuser, and the pope enraged thousands of Catholics in Chile when he appointed Barros as bishop in 2015. The pope accepted Barros’ resignation despite previous attempts to

defend the bishop. The scandal and fury over the bishop cast a dark shadow over Francis’ visit to Chile earlier this year: At least five churches were attacked in Santiago — some with firebombs — and a death threat was made against the pope. LATIN AMERICA — The scandal involves the Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht, which has admitted to paying nearly $800 million in bribes up and down Latin America to secure government contracts in a dozen countries. Mexico’s is refusing to bring charges because they might hurt the governing party ahead of presidential elections. Fallout from the investigations has touched nearly every nation in the Americas where the company operated, with presidents impeached, officials arrested, and national politics upended from Peru to Panama. But there have been two notable exceptions: Venezuela, an international pariah with an authoritarian government, and Mexico, where two separate federal investigations have stagnated.

Hurd on the Hill: Fighting for Texas Seniors

Protecting the benefits our parents and grandparents have earned Summer has officially arrived in the 23rd District of Texas, and with a Texas summer, we can all expect some pretty hot temperatures from San Antonio to El Paso. The summer months tend to come with thoughts of school out, family vacations, relaxing by the water with friends and family. And while schools work hard to ensure our kids are well-fed during and in-between the school year, one thing we might forget about in the summer months is making sure our parents and grandparents have access to meals as well. A couple weeks ago, I had the opportunity to serve meals to seniors through Meals on Wheels in San Antonio. Every weekday, Meals on Wheels prepares and delivers nutritious meals, a courteous visit and compassionate support to tens of thousands of homebound Texas seniors through partnerships with local organizations. Meal delivery services like Meals on Wheels allow so many individuals to be healthy and independent in their own homes and I’m proud to have supported an increase in funding for meal delivery programs that serve so many of our parents and grandparents. One of the things I’ve heard time and time again while meeting with seniors across Texas is that accessing medical care, especially in rural areas, is a real problem. That’s why over the last three years, I have remained committed to protecting the benefits that seniors have earned so that they can rely on them for years to come. Since 2015, I’ve consistently opposed proposed Medicare cuts, sometimes that would have cut billions of dollars in benefits. Along with preventing cuts, I’ve protected Medicare Advantage – the program that my own parents depend on – from termination and have helped expanded access to care, including increased

coverage for Medicare Part B recipients. I’ve also supported legislation that permanently repealed the Medicare payment cap for therapy services, permanently extended the Special Needs Plan in Medicare Advantage, and expanded the ability for all patients to use telemedicine coverage, including stroke patients and recipients of dialysis – a big win for many seniors in rural communities who are homebound because of health conditions. In addition, I have supported legislation that develops a National Family Caregiving strategy to recognize and support family caregivers and their needs. There are also 39 wonderful Community Health Centers in my district that provide cost-effective services, from primary care to preventative screenings, and are vital to the health and wellness of thousands of my constituents. Since 2015, I’ve visited many of these clinics and am particularly proud to have helped them receive more than $30 million in federal grant funding so that they can continue their important work. Previous generations helped build our nation, and they deserve the benefits they worked hard to earn. I will continue to stand tall for our South and West Texas seniors. If you or someone you know is having trouble navigating the burdensome federal bureaucracy to receive Medicare and Social Security, know that I have caseworkers from San Antonio to El Paso who have helped more than 200 individuals battle these bureaucracies on their behalf. We are here to help. Please don’t hesitate to call my office at 210-921-3130 for support. And to find a local meal delivery program in your community, visit

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EMPLOYMENT Looking for summer maintenance help at a local resort. Must have own transportation. Dependable and works well with others. Pay depends on the skills. Call 830-834-0434 Cafeteria Worker $12.00/hour Application online at: Send or email to: Dr. Barbara Skipper Leakey ISD PO Box 1129 Leakey, TX 78873 Bus Driver $14.38/hour Application online at: Send or email to: Dr. Barbara Skipper Leakey ISD PO Box 1129 Leakey, TX 78873

Receptionist Looking for a professional individual with excellent communication skills who is able to work as part of a team. Someone who is able to answer multi-line phone system at front desk. Maintain confidential documents and files. Resolve common problems with computers, printers, phones, copiers, and fax machines. Complete other needed tasks as required. Preferred prior business office experience. Must be 21 years of age. Located in Leakey, TX. Call 830-367-6111, or email Big Springs Ranch for Children. EOE Concan General Store and The Frio Float in Concan are looking for cashiers and cooks. Please apply in person at the Concan General Store on Hwy 83 in Concan. Wanted: FORKLIFT OPERATOR to move drums in and out of warehouse. Some warehouse paper work and product marking may be required. Must be able to work with office people in English. Will train. Apply in person at Texarome – 1585 E. Ranch Road 337 (Bi-lingual Spanish/English useful). Tel: 830/232-6079 RV Technician Wanted. Must have basic construction knowledge AND reliable transportation. Will train the right person. Please call Bill @ 830-597-2655.


REAL COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF DISPATCHER/JAILER. No experience is required, applicant must have a High School Diploma or Equivalent and a clear criminal history. Applications may be picked up at the Real County Sheriff’s Office from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday – Friday. REAL COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Hiring Housekeepers To clean Cabins and laundry attendant Full time Please call 830-2325400 Help Wanted Chicken Earl’s Leakey, Texas $8/ hr. on Tues. & Fridays Various Job duties call 210-827-7655 Cleaning Personnel Needed: Now hiring housekeepers for the upcoming summer season to clean cabins. Must be dependable, responsible, and have your own means of transportation. All cleaning supplies will be provided. Please email resume to whisk or call (830)232-6797. Help Wanted King’s Texas Smokehouse Good Work Environment Clean Record Required 830.597.4242 1029 S. Texas Hwy 55 Camp Wood, Texas


Looking for grazing lease for sheep, goats, or cattle. Call Brandon or Tyler Becker at (830)741-9917 or (830)900-9398.

is accepting applications for seasonal summer help. Applications being accepted at the Frio Pecan Farm office or at Panjo’s. Call for more information 830-232-5294 or 830-232-5022 Looking for a reliable & honest RANCH HAND 5 miles south of Leakey, TX. Includes but not limited to animal handling, ranch maintenance and deliveries. Work references required. Heavy lifting possible. Driver’s license necessary. Call 830-232-6003 for Job Application. GREAT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY WILL PAY TOP DOLLAR TO QUALIFIED CANIDATES HOME AND CABIN CLEANING IN THE LEAKEY AREA 713-825-7298

FOR SALE 2- I Beams 18”H×7.5”W×30FT Weight 55lbs per linear foot $500.00 Per I-Beam Please call : 956-763-6464 or 830-232-6412 for info/price. FOR SALE half wild half bronze turkey chicks different ages $10 up discount for 8302326287 FOR SALE 2 COUCHES AND 2 CHAIRS CALL 830-334-8396


2.1 AC Flatrock Subdivision Water well & septic system 830-232-6478

313 N. San Antonio St. Sabinal, Texas $750 deposit $800 monthly 3 B/R, One and 1/2 bath Central Air and Heat No Indoor Pets No Smoking 10 x 10 storage building 830-591-3030

FULL TIME REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONALS Big Springs Charter School is now seeking to hire a full time Communication Liason for the 20182019 school year, training to begin immediately upon hire. An application can be found on our school website or you can apply within. For more information about the position and the starting salary please contact Dr. Carmen Boatright at (830)-232-7101. HELP WANTED BULLARD’s AUTO BODY SHOP CAMP WOOD CALL: 830 597-3368 HELP WANTED. Labor work. Must have own transportation. Must be reliable, responsible, and a team player. No drugs and subject to background checks. Call (830) 232-4388 for more information.


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Exposure is what it’s all about, Properties that we market are placed in a total of 5 multiple listing systems, including San Antonio, Midland/Odessa, Kerrville, Uvalde, and Del Rio. No one else gets your property exposed the way we do. If you seriously want to sell your property, we will seriously get it exposed! Call us today! We Sell Service!


Come see this beautiful home on 5 acres in the Ridge! Great open floor plan, three bedrooms three baths with outstanding views of the Frio Canyon. High ceilings, top of the line appliances and counter tops, outdoor kitchen area with inground pool and hot tub. The home is surrounded by huge Oaks that give it a high degree of privacy, yet with an astounding view. This property is not currently in a rental pool, but it could be if you want it too. This one is too beautiful for words, you must see it, so call us today! We can make it happen. $689,900 PENDING!!!! 80 acres with FM 336 frontage 5 miles north of Leakey, featuring a beautiful home nestled under huge Oaks, two cabins, a 1200 sf workshop with full bath, a livestock barn, and a fenced garden area. All this and an abundance of wildlife. Come see it today!! Great buy in Twin Forks! Two-bedroom, two bath home with over 2,200 square feet of heated and cooled area, bright sunroom, high ceilings, huge fireplace, all this with access to two of the most beautiful river parks on the Frio River. Only $255,000. PENDING!!! Rustic river front cabin on 5 acres in Rancho Real. Beautiful view of the river from your front yard. Enjoy the great outdoors in your covered cabana with an outdoor kitchen, and listen to the sound of a waterfall right beneath you. Very private location. $225,000


Come look at this beautiful like new stone veneer 4 bedroom 4 1⁄2 bath home in the Frio Pecan Farm with over 800 sf of covered patios along with an inground pool and a firepit. This property will pay for itself as it has been grossing $60,000 annually. Just a short walk to the Frio River. $469,000 Income Producing property on Nueces River. Arrowhead Lodge with 7 rental units and an office, located on 6.955 acres in a quiet setting. Great place for family reunions, weddings, or just weekend getaways. Beautiful river front setting and close to town. $585,000. Cabin #9 in Frio Pecan Farm. Great Income producing property. Two bed-room 2 bath cabin fully furnished and with all the amenities offered by the Pecan Farm for only $155,000 Established Auto Parts Store located in the heart of Leakey. Well established, great business in a great location. $259,000 plus inventory! Price Reduced!! Like new office building on the south side of town, where all the new development is happening. Great frontage and visibility from Highway 83. A rock fireplace in the reception area adds to the rustic ambience. Sit outside in the morning and drink coffee on the huge covered front porch. Possible owner financing at $225,000. OAKRIDGE LODGE AND CABIN located in the RIDGE. The main lodge features over 4300 feet of centrally heated and cooled area that is configured to sleep up to 30 guests. The property also features a detached cabin that sleeps an additional 10 guests. This is the best income producer in the Frio Canyon. An in ground pool and outdoor fireplace adds to the ambience, or relax on the upper deck and watch the sun go down. This property commands approximately $1,000 per night and is on track for 100 nights this year. This is the investment you’ve been looking for. Call today for a showing. Like new retail building located along Highway 83, close to Stripes with great visibility and easy access. Has a history of successful operations. This is the first building on the left that you see when you enter Leakey from the south. Over 2,000 sf of building area situated on a highly visible one-acre tract on Highway 83. $275,000.


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270 acres on Highway 83, approximately 2 miles south of Leakey. Two homes, barns, pens, rolling topography, good highway frontage, close to everything. $1,350,000 2.467 acres located on east prong of the Frio River. Approximately 156 feet of river frontage lined with huge Cypress Trees. Highway 83 frontage makes access easy. Property could be placed in rental pool. $255,000. Great building site in Frio Canyon Estates, right behind Old Baldy! This subdivision features a beautiful river park for all property owners. One acre for $49,500. PRICE REDUCED! 14 acres of Cypress lined Mill Creek in close proximity to Lost Maples State Park. Great for gentleman’s estate building along the bank of the creek. Good tillable soil that is perfect for vineyard. Extensive black top frontage with “live” water and excellent topography. PRICE REDUCED!!! 5-acre tract in the Ridge. Great building site, access to river park, paved roads, security gate, TCEQ approved water system, only $89,500. Beautiful home site in Frio River Place. Gated community, sensible restrictions, beautiful river park, parking area for owner’s RV, priced right at $75,000. 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, paved roads, security gate, free roaming wildlife, hiking, biking & much more! This restricted subdivision offers 5 acre tracts of peaceful solitude that are beautiful 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 at $89,500


Four Bedroom four bath river front home located in the popular Frio Pecan Farm. Home is a good money maker and is in like new condition. Open floor plan concept with great room. Huge deck overlooking the river. $439,000. River front home in Rivertree! Three-bedroom, two bath home on 4.38 acres on the Frio River. $459,000. Three bed-room 2 bath riverfront home on the Frio River. Four decks to choose from when you want to drink coffee and listen to the river. $425,000. PRICE REDUCED!!! This is turnkey, and ready for you! Approximately 176 feet of river frontage and a home in Frio River Place. Beautiful cypress lined private swimming hole in addition to subdivision park, three bedrooms and three full baths in main house, with guest quarters complete with a full bath. Lots of storage space, huge covered patio to watch the sun go down over the river, black top frontage. Close to Garner, Con Can, and Leakey, yet quiet and peaceful. $549,900. PRICE REDUCED!!! Three bed-room two bath home with approximately 2,223 square feet, on 45 acres, close to town, yet private. Other improvements include a large barn. $499,000. Two bed-room one bath home in Leakey, located on corner lot and walking distance to schools. $129,900.

Dub Suttle GRI - Broker Kathy Suttle GRI, - Associate Broker Fred McNiel GRI, - Associate Sterlin Boyce - Associate Doug Smith GRI,- Associate COME BY FOR ONE OF OUR COMPLETE LISTS OF PROPERTIES, CHECK US OUT ON THE WEBSITE OR SCAN THE QR CODE BELOW WITH YOUR SMARTPHONE!

1260 S US Hwy 83, Leakey, Tx. 1/2 mile south of Leakey city limits on US Hwy 83 830-232-5242

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June 13 2018  

Tri-Canyon’s ONLY weekly newspaper, Leakey, Camp Wood, Sabinal, Utopia, Barksdale, Concan, Nueces River, Frio River, Sabinal River, Frio Can...