The Lytle Stitchers quilted for American heroes

Retired Command CMSgt. Ruben Gonzalez coins Vietnam veteran Larry Cromer, as wife Dee Cromer watches, in grateful appreciation for the many quilts made by them and their friends.

Quilting for a cause more worthy than they could possibly have imagined, for two years, some 12 to 20 ladies called The Lytle Stitchers convened weekly in Lytle, TX, to machine-stitch quilts in an assembly-line fashion, quilts that would wind up comforting wounded service men and women overseas. Continue reading “The Lytle Stitchers quilted for American heroes”

Local pilot dies after plane crashes in wooded area

Emergency crews had a hard time getting to the crash site in northern Medina County. Courtesy photo.

A local pilot from Pipe Creek lost his life tragically Sunday morning as his small single-engine plane crashed into a thick wooded area near the Bexar-Medina county line and started a grass fire. Continue reading “Local pilot dies after plane crashes in wooded area”