Saturday, September 5, 2015
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

WCN Site Search


Lost & Found

Lost: Small black/white tortoise shell cat, 1-1/2 years old, Aug. 8, Country Hills area, La Vernia, friendly, "Cinnamon" but responds to "Kitty," rhinestone collar w/bell, shots, spayed. Reward! 210-725-8082.

VideoFound: Male dog in Eagle Creek, with collar no tags, clean and healthy, very friendly, non aggressive. Call if he's yours, 210-844-1951. 

VideoBoxer mix found with red collar in Floresville. Good with kids and other dogs. Very obedient. If owner doesnt respond in the next week he is free to good home.
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

Laborers for commercial plumbing contractor needed, expect to work outside Mon.-Fri. with long days. Apply in person, Mission Mechanical, 989 C.R. 345, La Vernia, Texas, 830-534-7883.
Your #1 Advertising Resource! Call 830-216-4519.
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos





Video Vault ›
You’ve been granted free access to this subscribers only article.

Agriculture Today


Caraway shows SA reserve champ


Caraway shows SA reserve champ
Connor Caraway (second from right) proudly leads her Simmental steer that earned the reserve grand champion title in the 2011 San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo.


E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story
Contributed
March 15, 2011
3,645 views
Post a comment

Nixon-Smiley FFA youth wins big in two major shows

Connor Caraway, a member of the Nixon-Smiley FFA, has been working very hard for the past year preparing her show steers for the Fort Worth and San Antonio stock shows. On a daily basis, she washed and blew dry both of her steers to keep them clean, cool, and gentle. Feeding and working with her steers diligently helped ensure they were ready for the show ring, and her dedication paid off.

Connor showed her black exotic steer Feb. 4 at the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo. Her steer placed third out of 71 steers in the heavyweight class, earning the opportunity to sell the animal in the Fort Worth Stock Show auction.

On Feb. 16, Connor showed her Simmental steer in the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo, in the middleweight class with a total of 37 steers. Connor’s steer won that class and went on to beat the class winners of the light- and heavyweight divisions, earning the Champion Simmental title.

This qualified her to compete against the other 14 breed champions in the AT&T Center during the rodeo. After it was all said and done, Connor’s steer was named overall reserve grand champion of the 2011 San Antonio show, qualifying her to sell this steer, bringing in $45,000. Connor was also awarded a $10,000 scholarship.

A total of 1,451 steers competed for the top two spots in the San Antonio show.
 

Your Opinions and Comments


Be the first to comment on this story!


You must be logged in to post a comment.




Not a subscriber?
Subscriber, but no password?
Forgot password?

Agriculture Today Archives


Coupons ag-right
Voncille Bielefeld homeAllstate & McBride RealtyTriple R DC Expertsauto chooserDrama KidsHeavenly Touch home

  Copyright © 2007-2015 Wilson County News. All rights reserved. Web development by Drewa Designs.