Hilda Taylor

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Hilda Taylor Hilda Natalie Taylor (known as Blackie) passed into the presence of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on May 1, 2018 at 92 years old. Blackie was born and raised in Fall River, Massachusetts on December 23, 1925 to Americo and Mariana Almeida. She attended Brown University where she met her husband, Glyn Taylor known as “Tex”, a […]

Rodney Swaim Jr.

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Rodney Swaim Jr. To start at the very beginning, Rodney W. Swaim Jr. was born to be a rancher. He was a Franklin/Henry descendant, which made it inevitable. But, he wasn’t born a Texan. Rodney was born in Alamogordo, New Mexico, on February 17, 1930, to Willie Franklin and Rodney W. Swaim Sr. Soon, they moved back home to Christine, […]

Lytle PD Chief Priest’s Weekly Update

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Lytle PD Chief Priest’s Weekly Update Greetings from Chief Priest, The weekly police blotter has been posted to our website, if you have some spare time you can find it at www.lytletx.org/police.  Contact me if you have any questions. richard.priest@lytletx.org         We had 45 calls for service this past week and Captain Reyes handled 22 of those, […]

Atascosa County Judge’s Report

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Atascosa County Judge’s Report Last Wednesday we had our first monthly meeting with the construction team for the county jail expansion. Groundbreaking for the expansion should take place within days.  It could not come any sooner.  We are transporting excess prison population to Wilson County Jail. That started just recently.  The jail staff and Sheriff Soward tried hard to keep […]

Paxton leads multi-state lawsuit challenging DACA program

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Paxton leads multi-state lawsuit challenging DACA program AUSTIN — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on May 1 filed a lawsuit against the federal government to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The attorneys general of Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Nebraska, South Carolina and West Virginia joined Paxton in the lawsuit. Paxton and the other attorneys general urged the U.S. […]

Flying your flag—respectfully and proudly

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Flying your flag—respectfully and proudly Like many Americans, I fly the United States flag. I also fly the Texas flag on the same flagpole. The Texas flag flies immediately below the national flag, but it could be flown at the same height if it were on its own separate flagpole, positioned to the left of the U.S. flag.  Many people […]

For the love of mom

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For the love of mom This Sunday, May 13 marks the day to honor mothers. If you still have your mom, consider yourself quite lucky. Though mine has been gone now for 13 years, there are still days that I want to pick up the phone and call her. Sometimes, I find myself driving in her old neighborhood, longing to […]


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