The Ladies Guild of Bayside held its annual hand-stitched quilt raffle drawing on Oct. 15. Tom Whitlow was the winner of the 2022 Seashells quilt. Pictured from left are Amparo Rexroat, Frances Tijerina, Whitlow, Marti Conn and Carlita Kosty. Seated is Barbara de Luna. (Contributed photo by …

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I recently had a discussion about Monarchs with my son and a friend. They made a comment about all the baby monarchs stuck to the front of their car and the masses fluttering through the air. I can understand the confusion, as many butterflies look similar to monarchs. But, there is no such …

The descendants of Mary Magdalene Shaw Bonner and Walter Bonner will hold a family reunion from 10 a.m. to midnight on Saturday, Dec. 17 at Padilla Hall in Refugio.

I love raisins because my dad loved raisins. So, I was not surprised when inventorying my pantry in preparation for holiday baking, that I have four boxes of them on hand. This love of raisins also comes from my grandmother who made the best Thanksgiving bread dressing with raisins and who p…

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Hypatia was a woman philosopher, mathematician and teacher who was renowned and revered in her time. Her time was 350-415 AD, and the place was in Alexandria, Egypt, then part of the Eastern Roman Empire. This was a time of contention between emerging Christianity and the remains of paganism.