When one prays for rain, one should keep an umbrella handy! Information from TxDOT in Rocksprings on Monday morning, September 26th showed the official amount of rain that had fallen at that time was 9 inches. Rainfall amounts varied over the county, but 4” to 9” were plentiful. County, highway and private roads sustained heavy damage from the heavy rainfall which fell Sunday. As of Tuesday, some draws were still running.
Rocksprings High School and Community Blood Drive
Date: Thursday, October 13th
Times: 11:15 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Location: bloodmobile in front of school
Thank you for being a lifesaving donor!
Sign-up using the link below or call Kathy Fulton at 830-683-4136 to make an appointment.
National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Uvalde de las Encinas Chapter, Regent Lesley Jones opened the first meeting of the new year by welcoming members and guests at the El Progreso Library at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 17th. After the opening rituals, Francis Karasek read the President General’s Message, and Yvonne Quigley read the National Defense Report. Since September is designated as Constitution Month, the featured speaker, the Honorable William R. (Bill) Mitchell, Uvalde County Judge, spoke to the group of 24 members and guests about the United States Constitution.
The Caddel-Smith Chapter, Daughters of the Republic of Texas, met at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 8 at the El Progresso Public Library in Uvalde with 19 members and 4 guests present. Among the guests were Diane Mann and Elaine Golden. We met in the History and Genealogy Room. It was amazing to see so many reference books available for those researching their families and studying the history of Texas! The meeting was called to order by President Judy Burleson at 10:30 a.m. She welcomed members and guests in attendance.
AUSTIN— Hunting seasons are in full swing in Texas and more opportunities are on the horizon, including chances at premium guided hunt packages through the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Big Time Texas Hunts program. Deadline to apply for these top shelf hunting adventures is Oct. 15. Big Time Texas Hunts provide opportunities to win one or more of nine premium guided hunt packages with food and lodging provided, as well as taxidermy in some cases.