It’s polka time! The 49th annual National Polka Festival will be held in Ennis on Memorial Day weekend, Friday through Sunday, May 22-24.
Enjoy traditional Czech cuisine, colorful costumes,... More ›
Take the family out to Bandera for its Funtier Days celebration Friday through Sunday, May 22-24.
Spectators will enjoy rodeo performances all three days at Mansfield Park, while youngsters in the audience get a chance to compete in the stick... More ›
The 2015 Southwest Gourd Fine Arts Show will be held Thursday, May 21, through Sunday, June 28, in the Kerr Arts & Cultural Center at 228 Earl Garrett in Kerrville.
The juried show will feature more than 150 pieces of gourd fine art representing... More ›
Get ready for some family fun all for a good cause at the Drake’s Way benefit on Saturday, May 23, from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. in the Nixon Livestock Showbarn off U.S. 87.
The event will boast activities including volleyball, horseshoe, and washer... More ›
The 1965 graduating class of Poth High School held its 50th class reunion at the VFW Hall in Poth on May 9. Attendees were honored with a visit from Ruth Poth and Marilyn... More ›
The descendants of five brothers who fought for Texas freedom -- Jose, Francisco, Antonio, Wenseslado, and Luciano Pacheco -- are having a reunion Saturday, Nov. 7, at the Floresville Event... More ›
The U.S. flag flutters in a light breeze on a porch near La Vernia. The flag, an icon worldwide of freedom and liberty, will decorate the graves of U.S. veterans across the nation this weekend, as we celebrate Memorial Day. Originally called Decoration... More ›
Angelica’s Mexican Food, Jack’s Café, Jalisco Taqueria, Olivia’s Mexican Restaurant, Wilson County Public Library, and the Wilson County News, as well as members of the First Methodist and First... More ›
If you are interested in dusting off your instrument and becoming part of a historic local band, why not make it the “County Line Community Band”? The concert band is seeking new members, specifically, members from the local area.
Wilson County... More ›
The Texas Historical Commission’s new, free travel guide, “Hispanic Texans: Journey from Empire to Democracy,” showcases a range of heritage tourism sites with cultural and historical attractions... More ›
Jackie Wynn, marketing director, and Linda Young, administrator of the Floresville Residence and Rehabilitation Center, hosted a brunch on May 6 for the Three Oaks EEA members for sewing bibs for the residents at the center. The event... More ›
MadDogg, YleCoyote, Perch, Buck, Hi Skool, Dinky, Tip, River Rat, and a few friends visited one sunny Thursday evening over burgers and beers.
The smell of barbecue smoke and motorcycle exhaust mingled as the number of motorbikes surrounding... More ›
There were lots of house dances in Wilson County in the “olden days.” Back when life was simple, people made their own recreation. They worked all week, usually from daylight to dark, ate supper, and were so tired they went to bed. Then got up in... More ›
Collecting by Larry Cox
Q: I have 12 unopened boxes of Hudson Miniatures Old Timer car kits from the 1950s. Can you advise me whom I should contact for an estimate value and possible sale... More ›
It’s time to throw on that apron and head outside. Memorial Day is the biggest grilling holiday of the year, and you'll want to show off your barbecue expertise for hungry friends and family.
Original, delicious recipes
Just in time... More ›
By Jay Bobbin
If not for his five years in the “Saturday Night Live” band, Paul Shaffer might not have been on David Letterman’s radar.
The wry music director for both of the host’s late-night... More ›