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Lost: Diamond set in gold mounting prongs, fell off my wife's wedding ring, in Floresville, reward offered. 210-867-1319.
Lost: Black female Chihuahua named Gloomy and black male Chihuahua named Rico, from CR 126, Floresville, missed dearly by their family! Call 210-428-3803. 

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VP Racing Fuels, Inc. is accepting applications for full-time warehouse personnel, must be willing to perform physical work outside and overtime, must pass background check and drug test, excellent benefits offered. Fax 210-635-7999; email resumes@vpracingfuels.com; 7124 Richter Road, Elmendorf, TX.
We are looking for part-time energetic team members for growing gas station outside of La Vernia, duties to include cashier, food prep, stocking (must be able to lift 45 lbs), must be able to work days, nights, and weekends as schedule will vary. Contact Cynthia at 87ih@aiemail.net or apply in person at 87 Ice House, 6517 U.S. Highway 87, Sutherland Springs.
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Don’t miss traditional country entertainers at Floresville Opry

Don’t miss traditional country entertainers at Floresville Opry

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. If you are craving some traditional country, polka, or even a little Cajun, get your tickets now for the Nov. 6 Floresville Opry to be held in the Floresville Event Center at 600 S.H. 97 W.... More ›

‘Meeting with friends’ sets the tone for 2014-15 Musical Club

‘Meeting with friends’ sets the tone for 2014-15 Musical Club

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Contributed The Floresville Musical Club has begun its 2014-15 year. Organized in 1920 as an auxiliary of the San Antonio Musical Club, Floresville Musical Club has enlightened its members... More ›

Deaf Smith Oak is no more

Deaf Smith Oak is no more

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. LA VERNIA -- The live oak tree from which Erastus “Deaf” Smith is purported to have spied on the Mexican army camped along the Cibolo as Texas fought for independence from Mexico has succumbed to age and the prolonged Texas drought. A portion... More ›

Wilson County’s Got Talent Nov. 8

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Don’t forget to purchase your tickets for the LV Shoestring Stage Productions’ fifth annual Wilson County’s Got Talent Saturday, Nov. 8, at 7 p.m. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. The audience is sure to be delighted by the many acts set to take... More ›

Black Hill Turkey Dinner Nov. 2

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. The Black Hill Grange and Community are hosting their annual turkey dinner Sunday, Nov. 2, at 11 a.m. at the Black Hill Community Building. Enjoy home-baked turkey and dressing, green beans, sweet potatoes, and dessert. Black Hill 4-H members... More ›

Turkey Dinner at St. Jerome is Nov. 2

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. St. Jerome Catholic Church invites all to a Turkey Dinner on Sunday, Nov. 2, at 10:30 a.m. at the church located at 7955 Real Road in Martinez. Enjoy barbecued turkey, dressing, new potatoes,... More ›

Three Oaks senior dinner is Nov. 5

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. The Three Oaks Extension Education Club invites area seniors to a fun day at a Senior Citizens Dinner on Wednesday, Nov. 5, starting at 10 a.m. in the Three Oaks Community Center at 158 C.R. 210 in Floresville. Come out for fellowship, bingo,... More ›

Chihuahua Art Show to open

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. A big change is in store for the upcoming Chihuahua Trail Art Show and Sale. In celebration of its 10th year, the popular La Vernia show will run for six weekends, instead of only one day! This year’s show will be held in the La Vernia Heritage... More ›

Enjoy Veterans Day dinner, dance in San Marcos

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Don’t forget to buy your tickets for the annual CAF Veterans Day Dinner & ’40s Swing Band Hangar Dance on Saturday, Nov. 8, in the Centex Hangar at the San Marcos Airport. Dinner will be... More ›

Pecan Jubilee in Helton Nature Park free

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Take the family out to the John William Helton San Antonio River Nature Park Pecan Jubilee and Grand Opening Ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event is free and open... More ›

The woman behind the cackle

The woman behind the cackle

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. It was the early ’90s. Larry and Rosa and the three girls were living in a mobile home in the mobile home park he had purchased from the Alamo Lumber Company, situated on the corner of Fourth Street and Sutherland Springs Road. Only it wasn’t Fourth... More ›

Tickets on sale now for Shroud of Turin Expo

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. San Antonio welcomes an expo that uncovers the history, science, controversy, and facts surrounding the tortured image of a man -- The Shroud of Turin Expo. With 12 chambers and more than 50... More ›

See Texas-made furniture in Kerrville

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. The Kerr Arts & Cultural Center will present the 15th annual Texas Furniture Makers Show in its downtown Kerrville galleries Thursday, Oct. 30, through Saturday, Nov. 29. This juried exhibition... More ›

Stroll among vintage items at Barn Sale

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. It’s time for the seventh annual Barn Sale hosted by Rusted Gingham at the J.B. Wells Showbarn at the intersection of U.S. 183 and S.H. 97 in Gonzales. The Barn Sale is a juried show that... More ›

Support food drive

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. The Allied Institute of Medicine is collecting cans and nonperishable food items for the San Antonio Food Bank through Oct. 31, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Donations may be made at six different Allied locations, including two... More ›

Cowboy Fellowship Fall Festival 2014

Cowboy Fellowship Fall Festival 2014

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Contributed Fall Festival 2014, sponsored by Cowboy Fellowship, is set for Friday, Oct. 31, at the Cowboy Fellowship campus on F.M. 3350 in Jourdanton. There will be new games and activities along with the yearly favorites. Don’t miss the... More ›

Shop the Once a Year Craft Show

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Enjoy the 2014 Once a Year Craft Show Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 6-8, in the American Legion Hall on the corner of Fourth and D streets in Floresville. Patrons can shop from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday and Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. Made... More ›

Trunk-or-Treat at First Baptist in La Vernia

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. The First Baptist Church of La Vernia will hold its free Fall Festival Trunk-or-Treat on Wednesday, Oct. 29, from 6-8 p.m. on the church grounds at 201 South Crews St. in La Vernia. The event... More ›

Garden club meeting to feature Wildseed Farms

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. The San Antonio Garden Center Club will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 10 a.m. in the Garden Center at 3310 N. New Braunfels at Funston in San Antonio. The meeting will... More ›

Hear what makes native plants thrive

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Bill Lindemann, an expert in Texas plants and wildlife, will lead the next meeting of the Native Plant Society of Texas Guadalupe County Chapter on Tuesday, Nov. 11, at 7 p.m. in St. John’s Lutheran Church on F.M. 465 in Marion. Lindemann will... More ›

SA Rodeo carnival tickets on sale now

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Presale carnival discounts for the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo taking place Feb. 12 through March 1, 2015, are now available for purchase. Weekday wristbands are $15 and can be used for... More ›

The Polished Edge: Celebrity Extra

The Polished Edge: Celebrity Extra

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. By Cindy Elavsky Q: I read in your column that "The Mentalist" would be renewed. When is it going to return? It's one of my favorite shows. -- Sissy U., via email A: “The Mentalist” will be back for a seventh and final season on... More ›

The Polished Edge: Hollywood

The Polished Edge: Hollywood

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. By Tony Rizzo HOLLYWOOD -- Oscar-winner Christian Bale, who has played Batman and Moses, is about to take on another superman ... Steve Jobs. He’s not the first: Noah Wyle played Jobs in “Pirates of Silicon Valley” (TNT, 1999); Ashton Kucher’s... More ›



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