Family hit twice by gun violence remembers legacy of late Army drill sergeant
SAN ANTONIO – A Topeka, Kansas, family is demanding justice after their loved one, U.S. Army Drill Sgt. Jessica Mitchell, was gunned down early New Year’s Day. The family said Jessica Mitchell was beyond loved by those who knew her. “She is shy at first but very positive,” said Mayo Mitchell, Jessica’s father, also an Army veteran. They had this to say for the suspect still at large:“Thou shall not kill,” Mayo Mitchell said.
What’s Up South Texas!: 2020 year-in-review
South Texas – Despite the coronavirus pandemic and a year filled with frustrations, restrictions, and losses, the community of South Texas hasn’t stop spreading love in the community. Several men, women, children and animals have kept us smiling, inspired, and hopeful about the future. Below are links to the stories we saw on What’s Up South Texas! :If you have a story or know someone who has a story and is making a difference in our community, send in your tips to firstname.lastname@example.org or on Facebook at KSAT Japhanie Gray. We would love to kick 2021 off on a fantastic note!
New Braunfels Catholic church celebrates 175 years of history
New Braunfels – The year 1845 does not only represent a landmark for the city of New Braunfels, but also the start of the Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in the city. COVID-19 canceled the city and church’s big plans to celebrate the huge milestone birthday, but that hasn’t stopped church officials from appreciating the history behind it all. “The bishop came over and talked to the city leaders of New Braunfels and said, ‘Hey, you guys promised us some land for our church. “It was the little room that grew,” Phelan said. “This church has been here for a very very long time,” Phelan said.