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Navy Chief Petty Officer Thomas L. Roznovsky recently participated in the system evaluation of a Chemically Hardened Expeditionary Medical Facility at Naval Weapons Station Cheatham Annex, Williamsburg, Va.
Roznovsky is a 1989 graduate of Yoakum High School and joined the Navy Reserve in May 1993. He is the son of Lorene and Jimmie Roznovsky, of Ganado.
The first ever Memorial Trail Ride in memory of Dyron James Green will be held June 29 in the Brickyard at Independence Park in Gonzales.
The ride will begin at 1 p.m. and music will be provided by DJ James White. Cost will be $10 per rider and $7 per plate. Shirts are also available upon request for $10, deadline for orders is June 1.
Green was killed in a workplace-related shooting in December 2011. The trail ride event is being held for the benefit of his four children – Ajayonia, Dejanae, Niyanna and Devanae.
Help us fuel South Texas with the gift of life and keep summertime donations flowing by making an appointment to donate blood.
Because students make up more than 20 percent of our donors, we feel the loss while they’re on break. We’re hoping your donations help maintain our supply.
Get your polka boots on. Or whatever you like to wear to dance in.
The Red Ravens will be second up in the annual Main Street Summer Concert Series in Gonzales Friday, June 14.
The Red Ravens, which formed in 1969 and have seen a complete turnover of personnel in the years since, have played all over Texas including the National Polka Festival in Ennis, ventured out to Arizona once and has entertained on the high seas twice on polka cruises that leave from Galveston and head to the beaches of Mexico.
LULING — A host of top entertainers — for both adult and kid music lovers — headline the lineup for Watermelon Thump 2013 June 27-30 in Luling.
The headline bands on the main stage each night include a mix of regional favorites and name recording acts to go with seed-spitting contests, champion watermelon auction, magic acts and all the fun traditionally associated with the Thump.
Things kick off on Thursday, June 27 with champion melon judging at the Watermelon Thump Pavilion starting at 5:30 p.m.
Superman fans, mark your calendars! Walmart is partnering with Warner Bros. to give its customers exclusive access to see Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ “Man of Steel” in theaters nationwide before the film’s official release. This program marks the first time in entertainment history that a studio has partnered with a retailer to provide such an opportunity for fans.
The Luling Kiwanis Club will host its annual kids fishing party June 8 at the Donny D Ranch from 8 a.m.-noon.
Fishing equipment and bait will be furnished to those who need them. Various prizes will be available for participants under age 18.
After an awards ceremony, there will be a hot-dog meal for participants.
To reach the Sonny D Ranch, take Harwood Road to FM 1386 in Caldwell County. Take a right on 1386 and go three-tenths of a mile; the ranch will be on the right.
Michelle Hamilton earned a spot on the spring 2013 dean’s list for Central College.
Hamilton, a native of Gonzales, is the daughter of Forrest and Pamela Hamilton.
The honor is awarded to full-time students who achieve a 3.5 grade point average or higher on a 4.0 scale while taking 12 or more graded credit hours for the semester.
Fayette County Sheriff Keith Korenek reports that on June 4, a man was arrested and charged with evading arrest, possession of marijuana and escape.
The Sheriff said that Fayette County Deputy K-9 Handler Randy Thumann attempted to stop a driver of a vehicle traveling east on Interstate 10 near mile marker 659 for a traffic violation.