Sunday, December 11, 2016
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 
holidayextravaganza2016.pdf

WCN Site Search


Preview the Paper Preview the Paper

Preview this week's Paper
A limited number of pages are displayed in this preview.
Preview this Week’s Issue ›
Subscribe Today ›

Lost & Found


VideoMissing Tux Gray & White Male cat was wearing a green collar with polka dots missing for a yr. Any information call 512-629-2005. REWARD OFFERED!!!

VideoLost: Black Lab, C.R. 416 and Hwy. 123, Stockdale, his family miss him very much. Please return, no questions asked, small cash reward. 281-825-6707.
*Includes FREE photo online! mywcn.com/lostandfound
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

Caregivers needed. Call 830-625-0444.
Roper's Bar is now hiring bartenders, bar-backs, and waitresses. Apply at Roper's, 528 10th St., Monday-Saturday after 4:00 p.m.
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos





Video Vault ›

South Texas Living


Spear Family Reunion




E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story
July 15, 2015 | 1,986 views | Post a comment

The Annual Spear Family Reunion will meet at 9:30 AM on Aug. 1 in the Union Valley Baptist Church recreation room, across the street from the Historical Tabernacle in Union Valley, Texas.
The first Spear Family Reunion was held in Stockale on Oct. 24, 1976, in the Community Center. In a newspaper article written about that gathering, it said that the reason for the reunion was: “Five brothers, Byrd, Jim, Mac, Woodley and Scott Spear came from Georgia to Texas shortly after the Civil War. The descendants were to meet...to get better acquainted and draw families closer together.”
Estelle Moore, a family descendent, wrote a long poem with the title; “The Spear Reunion.” I am not sure but I think it was written about the same time. A few lines from that poem read:
"Twas after the war 'tween the gray and the blue.
Five brothers came this land to view
From Georgia they came by mule or by horse,
With very little aid to map their course.
Byrd, Jim, Mack, Woodley and Scott, all Spears,
With Scott a mere lad of fourteen years,
The five brothers settled on Texas land.
A pot luck lunch will be shared at noon. Everyone attending will bring their favorite dishes. Utensils will be supplied. For more information, contact Jim Lamberth mrjim@flash.net.
 

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?

South Texas Living Archives