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ROUND ROCK (AP) — A small twin-engine plane appeared to have an engine fire and was flying low and erratically before crashing into a Central Texas field, federal officials said Friday.

Calaboose Museum awards first annual Johnnie Armstead Memorial Scholarship Awards

The Calaboose African American History Museum has selected three graduating seniors of San Marcos High School to receive the first annual Johnnie Armstead Memorial Scholarships based on their demonstrated scholastic excellence, leadership, character and perseverance. This year’s recipients were each awarded $600 on Friday, May 15. This year’s awardees are: Erica Strait, Megan Crawford, and Javier Gonzales.

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Chili pequins. Photo submitted by Jerry Hall

EXPLORING NATURE: HOT PEPPERS

I am a big fan of hot sauces and hot peppers. I recently ordered a bottle of “Zulu Fire Sauce,” made in South Africa, and I am growing a chili pequin bush in a container on my back deck. The bush is currently loaded with little round, green peppers.

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Ruth Dowell Woolwine Peevy

Ruth Dowell Woolwine Peevy

On July 7, 2020, Ruth Dowell Woolwine Peevy peacefully passed to be with the Lord in Heaven. Beloved Wife, Mother, Sister, Daughter, Grandmother and Great Grandmother, Ruth lead an exemplary life of love and service to her Family, Friends and her Community. Her loss is irreplaceable, but temporary as she rejoices ahead of us with so many whom we have loved and said goodbye to in the past.

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Kathryn L. Rodriguez

Kathryn L. Rodriguez

Kathryn L. Rodriguez passed away June 26th, 2020, at her home in Kyle, Texas. She was born May 24th, 1967, in Elmers, New Jersey to Dominic Garofolo II and Catherine Garofolo.

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Aileen Louise Bales

Aileen Louise Bales

Aileen Louise Bales, 92, from Kingsland, TX, died peacefully on 3 July 2020, in Frisco, TX. Born on June 30, 1928 in Lockhart, TX, she was preceded in death by her parents, Katinka and Alvin Seeliger and her sister, Lucille Joanne Vaughan.

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