Spreading autoimmune disease awareness

Lifestyles Editor

It has been 10 ½ years since I was diagnosed with a little known autoimmune disease called Sjogren’s syndrome. The term autoimmune disease” is largely misunderstood and according to the American Autoimmune “ Disease Related Association (AADRA), less than 15 percent of Americans can name a single autoimmune disease. Just like with other health conditions, certain ethnic backgrounds are more […]




Pleasanton High School 1985 graduates are invited to join their classmates in celebrating the PHS 30-year reunion on Saturday, Oct. 17, at Lew’s at Pleasanton Country Club. Time will be from 6 p.m. to midnight. Price: $60 per person; $120 per couple – no kids. Price includes full party, catered full buffet, DJ music and dancing and fellowship. Cash bar […]

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Rachel Amanda (Mandy) Palomo

Amanda Palomo, who is called Mandy was born in Des Plaines, Illinois. In 1967 when she turned 6-years-old her family moved back to San Antonio to be closer to her grandparents and family. Mandy started her education at Mary Huppertz Elementary School then later attended and graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in San Antonio. When she was in her […]

Rachel’s Challenge in Poteet Sept. 30

Poteet Junior High School will host Rachel’s Challenge on September 30, for their students, faculty, staff, parents and community members. All students will attend an hour-long presentation in the morning where they will hear Rachel’s message regarding bullying, violence and negativity in our schools today. Later that day a group of 100 students will be invited to attend a Friends […]

Kloie Patricia Liedtke

Dr. Jennifer and Mr. Ty Liedtke would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Kloie Patricia Liedtke. Kloie was born Monday, August 24, 2015, at 9:21 a.m. in Sweetwater, Texas. She weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces and measured 20 1/2 inches in length. She was welcomed home by sister, Kylee Jo Liedtke. Maternal grandparents are Laura and David Sinclair […]


Veronica Galvan and Emiliano Griego, both of Christine, willwedthisSaturday,Sept.26,ata3o’clock ceremony. The wedding will take place at St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Christine, with Father Kazimierz Oleksy officiating. Veronica is the daughter of Santiago and Nora Guzman of Christine. Emiliano is the son of Leo Griego of Jourdanton, and Johnny and Odel Vasquez of Christine. The bride’s sister, Lisa M. Lopez […]

Ladies Fellowship Conference in Oct.

Plans are underway for the upcoming Embracing His Purpose Ladies Fellowship Conference on Oct. 2 and 3. The event will take place at the Jourdanton Community Center, 1101 Campbell Ave. The schedule includes: Friday night- 7 p.m. prayer and 7:30 p.m. guest speaker Bobbye Wendell. The Saturday morning schedule includes: 9:30 a.m. prayer workshop, 10 a.m. At His Feet, with […]

Martinez Benefit

A benefit for Sandra Martinez is set for Oct. 3 at Marconi’s Bar, 1810 2nd St. in Pleasanton. Stop by from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. for carne guisada plates with rice and beans. There will also be baked goods and a drawing for prizes. The Bike Run is $20 per person and includes a plate. They will leave Marconi’s […]

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