Take the kids and grandkids out to Tractor City at 688 S.H. 97 E. in Floresville for its Day of Play STIHL Open House on Saturday, March 28, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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The Labatt 4-H Club will be offering up sweet treats by way of a Bake Sale fund-raiser at two Floresville locations on Saturday, March 28.
Stop by Walmart from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. or Tractor Supply from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and purchase a tasty treat.... More ›
The Wilson County Public Libraries will hold a grand reopening of the Book Kiosk located in H-E-B at 14414 U.S. 87 in La Vernia.
Library staff will be onsite Saturday, March 28, from 10 a.m. to noon to issue new library cards and invite interested... More ›
Strong Tower Christian Fellowship invites everyone to join the fun as it celebrates its fourth anniversary on Sunday, March 29. The church is located at 12045 U.S. 87 E., Ste. 11, in Adkins.
Pastor Charlie Talamantez will lead the 10:30 a.m.... More ›
Shades of white for home and garden are trending this spring, and local chapters of the Native Plant Society of Texas recommend four white-blooming Texas-born heritage plants to add to your... More ›
The Backyard Basics Exposition, presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, will take place Saturday, March 28, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Madison High School Agriscience Magnet... More ›
Are you feeling the urge to get outside and garden? Then drive out to the Herff Farm in Boerne and take in the Spring Fever Gardening Festival Saturday, March 28, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Held... More ›
A number of special worship services and activities are planned at area churches this year for Easter Sunday, April 5, and the days preceding it. The Wilson County News publishes this compilation... More ›
Take the kids and their baskets and enjoy listening to the excitement in their voices as numerous local churches offer Easter egg hunts on Easter Sunday, April 5. Events are on Easter if not otherwise noted.
St. Mark’s Lutheran... More ›
After many months of construction, Life Church of La Vernia finally opened its doors Feb. 8, at its new church campus location at the intersection of F.M. 775 and C.R. 319 (next to Centerpoint Station). With a large worship center, spacious and... More ›
The Wilson County News wants to know what “Springtime in South Texas” means to you! Tell us and share it with our readers by capturing it on camera. That is right, it is time for our annual... More ›
Kenny Kaufman, owner of the Red Wing Shoes franchise on Southwest Military Drive in San Antonio, is still experiencing moments of fame, following his introduction to readers of the Wilson County... More ›
The descendants of Don Vicente Alvarez Travieso, the first alcalde -- or mayor -- of San Antonio de Bexar, now present-day San Antonio, went in search of their roots. In October 2014, the Travieso brothers of Floresville, Tommy and... More ›
It can be frustrating when you put your heart and soul into a new endeavor and things don’t turn out the way you figured they would. But that didn’t stop some of the most successful business figures in history, according to the Association of Mature... More ›
Socially active seniors are happier and healthier, according to the Association of Mature American Citizens.
Harvard researchers, led by investigator Karen Ertel, conducted a massive study of some 17,000 elderly volunteers and concluded that... More ›
My oldest son lives in Bolivia now. He met a beautiful Bolivian lady and they married 10 years ago in a lovely wedding in Cochabamba, Bolivia. They run a beautiful hotel and café in a little village called Samaipata. It’s called La Posada del Sol... More ›
Collecting by Larry Cox
Q: I have a collection of newspapers covering the deaths of Princess Diana and John Kennedy, Jr. I also have several issues about the Boston Red Sox 2005 season and special Jackie Kennedy tribute editions. Thanks for any... More ›
Wilson County News Customer Service Specialist Jeannie Winter was running errands in the La Vernia area March 18, when she was stopped in her tracks by the beauty of the spring day.
“I took the picture in the Wood Creek subdivision in La Vernia;... More ›
With Easter just around the corner, everyone is hopping to the candy aisle to pick up tasty treats. Celebrate the fun of the season with special sweets that everyone will enjoy.
With the... More ›
Jay Bobbin's Q&A
As you start your third “Masterpiece Classic” season in “Mr. Selfridge,” what kinds of reactions have you gotten from people to your portrayal of the American behind... More ›
By Jay Bobbin
For fans of a certain vocalist and of classic song standards, sweet dreams are made of this.
Annie Lennox is iconic for her work in the pop and soul modes, but she gathered... More ›