Society

Thu
24
Jul

DAR Members Attend 123rd Continental Congress In D.C.

Since the founding of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution in 1890, the organization has held
Continental Congress, its annual national meeting in Washington D.C. National, state and chapter leaders as well as other members from across the world meet at the DAR National Headquarters for a week during the summer to report on the year’s work, honor outstanding award recipients, plan future initiatives and reconnect with friends.
 
Mon
14
Jul

Smith-McMillan DAR Chapter Installs New Officers

Smith-McMillan Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, held their last meeting of this term at the home of member Mary Gunn in La Grange. The chapters’ special guest for this occasion was Pamela Rouse Wright, State Regent of Texas. Regent Jackie Head called the meeting to order, followed by the DAR opening ritual. Various officers and committee
chairmen then gave their end of year reports 
 
Thu
10
Jul

Slovakia Intern Welcomed

Pastor Lemae Higgs and United Evangelical Lutheran Church at Swiss Alp welcomes new summer intern Daniela
(Danka) Kissova from the Evangelical Lutheran Seminary in Bratislava, Slovakia. Danka will be serving at the
church until mid-September
 
Thu
10
Jul

Muenster, Kana Exchange Vows

Christine Adela Muenster and Rodney Allan Kana were united in marriage on March 29 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in High Hill with Father Tim Kosler officiating. Christine is the daughter of Charles Muenster Sr. and the late Frances Bettin Muenster. Grandparents are the late Mr. and Mrs. Carl Muenster of Schulenburg and the late Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Bettin Sr. of Needville
 
Mon
07
Jul

ell, Kirts Engaged

Mr. and Mrs. John Tidwell of Round Top announce the engagement of their daughter, Aline Elizabeth “Ali” Tidwell to
Patrick Allen Kirts, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Kirts of Burton. Ali is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Linnie
Tidwell of Garland and the late Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Lovel of Hayward, Calif. Patrick is the grandson of Mrs. Patricia
Kirts and the late Mr. Lyle Kirts of Burton and Mrs. Joyce Spies and the late Mr. Glenver Spies of Waller.
 
Thu
03
Jul

Record in La Grange, Missouri

Nan and Ken Morris drove the Great River Road along the Mississippi River, stopping at the town of La Grange, Missouri,
to read the Fayette County Record. Nan tracked down ancestors in the area and they visited the homes of Mark Twain and Daniel Boone and several other historic sites.
 
Thu
03
Jul

Samaniego, Kahanek To Wed

Bil and Mary Jane Kahanek of McDade announce the engagement of their son, Chris Kahanek, to Lourdes Samaniego,
daughter of Edmundo and Norma Samaniego of Tucson, Ariz. Grandparents of the Groom-to-be are the late Anton J. and Bessie V. Havelka of Hostyn, and Betty A. Kahanek of Smithville and the late Benno J. Kahanek. Grandparents of the bride-to-be are Clementina Manteca and the late Jesus Antonio Manteca of Cananea Sonara, Mexico and the late Eduardo and Maria Samaniego of Chihuahua, Mexico
 
Mon
30
Jun

Four Generations

There are now four generations in the Kallus and Harman families. Lillian Kallus of Hostyn is a great-grandmother, Margie (Kallus) Harman of New Ulm is a grandmother, and Kyle Harman is the father to little Connor Lee of Bryan. The photo was taken at a recent family gathering at the Kallus home in Hostyn
 
Mon
30
Jun

Hubbard, Akor Wedding

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hubbard announce the recent nuptials of their son, Willie Hubbard to Charlotte Akor, daughter of Martin and Barbara Akor of South Charleston, W.Va. on June 7, 2014 in Abilene at the Abilene Christian University Chapel on the Hill. Willie graduated from Abilene Christian University and works for Blue Bell Creameries. 
 
Thu
26
Jun

Kids Take Over the Kitchen

Kids ‘N The Kitchen is back this summer at Le Petite Gourmet Shoppe in La Grange which means it’s time to cook.
Kids get to participate with young teachers and learn how to cook and prepare of unique foods. Classes began June 2 this
year and are held each Monday, Wednesday and Friday until August 1. Each class is $10 or $25 for the week (three
classes).
 

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