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Lost & Found

Lost: Small black female dog, no collar, her name is Shortcake, has long hair, Sutherland Springs area. Call 830-391-5099.
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. 
FOUND - Heifer on East Lupon Rd in St. Hedwig. Must Identify. Contact (210) 296-1988 - 10/22/14
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Help Wanted

Mission Road Ministries is a nonprofit organization serving more than 825 children and adults with intellectual & other developmental disabilities each day with residential, day services and vocational programs in San Antonio, Texas helping clients reach independence, productivity and inclusion in the community. Seeking Residential Care Professionals for our Children and Adult Programs; FT, PT.  $8-$10.25/hr. depending on experience and education.  Must be at least 21 years of age; pass background check and drug testing.  Interviews every week. Call for an appointment, 210-924-9265.
Free line ads! Pay for 3 weeks when you place your ad and receive one week free. $8 for 20 words or less, 10¢ each add'l word. Credit card or electronic check processing. 830-216-4519.
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Enjoy Old Town Day in Sutherland Springs this Saturday

Enjoy Old Town Day in Sutherland Springs this Saturday

“Conrad & the Country Legends” will headline the free musical entertainment this Saturday during Old Town Day in Sutherland Springs. (Download event flyer) Events kick off with music by DRM... More ›

Stockdale ‘superhero’ Devian takes on life’s challenges

Stockdale ‘superhero’ Devian takes on life’s challenges

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Skipping rocks, jumping in mud puddles, climbing tall trees, catching frogs, and romping with a favorite dog -- these are all typical activities of little boys. Pretending to be a superhero is... More ›

Family movie night in Seguin

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. The Woodmen of the World Chapter 3040 invites all to its Helping our Community with Donations event on Friday, Oct. 24, at 6:30 p.m. at 1832 W. Kingsbury St. in Seguin. With the upcoming holidays and the increased needs of the community, the... More ›

See ‘The Lorax’ in the park

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. The San Antonio River Authority will present Free Movies in the Park on Saturday, Oct. 25, at 6 p.m. in Helton Nature Park at 15662 F.M. 775 in Floresville. Attendees are encouraged to take blankets and chairs and enjoy Dr. Seuss’ “The Lorax.”... More ›

Three Oaks dinner for seniors

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. The Three Oaks Extension Education Club will hold a Senior Citizens Dinner on Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 10 a.m. in the Three Oaks Community Center. In addition to dinner, attendees can also enjoy bingo. The event will be free to area seniors. For... More ›

Poth VFW Chicken Dinner

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. The Wilson County Memorial VFW Post No. 8555 and Ladies Auxiliary will hold a Fried Chicken Dinner on Sunday, Oct. 26, at 10:30 a.m. in the Poth VFW Hall at 715 Houston St. in Poth. Plates will be $8.50 and include half a chicken, potatoes, green... More ›

Harvest Fest in Marion

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. The Redeemer United Church of Christ invites everyone to its Harvest Festival on Sunday, Oct. 26, in the Bexar Social Hall at 15681 Bexar Bowling Road in Marion. A worship service will begin at 10:30 a.m. followed by a turkey dinner. Drive-thru... More ›

Enjoy Pleasanton Cowboy Homecoming Oct. 24-25

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. The 49th annual Pleasanton Cowboy Homecoming is coming to the Atascosa Show Barn Friday and Saturday, Oct. 24-25. On Friday, bull riding will start at 6:30 p.m. followed by live music by... More ›

Annual Night at the Star of the Republic Museum Nov.1

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. The Star of the Republic Museum at Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site will hold its annual Night at the Star of the Republic Museum from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1. During the event,... More ›

Tickets on sale for casino night band fund-raiser

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Save the date for the second annual “Beethoven Concert Band” Casino Night fund-raiser to be held Saturday, Nov. 22, from 6-10:30 p.m. in the Beethoven Halle und Garten at 422 Pereida St. in... More ›

Train Show in New Braunfels

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. See the largest Train Show in South Central Texas Saturday, Nov. 15, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 16, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the New Braunfels Civic Center at 375 South Castell Ave. in New Braunfels. The event will include many... More ›

Recollections of Lenz Hall and ‘15 Minutes’

Recollections of Lenz Hall and ‘15 Minutes’

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. I asked Viola Henke where she and her husband Otto met. She told me they met at a 1957 Christmas dance at Lenz Hall, which is in a little community in western Karnes County near Coy City. She,... More ›

Geology hike Oct. 25 in Jackson Park

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Ever wonder what the difference is between a rock and a mineral? Explore the fascinating geologic history of Jackson Nature Park on a walk through time Saturday, Oct. 25, from 9 a.m. to noon. Hikers will learn about the types of rocks found... More ›

Special Evening at San Jacinto Museum

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. The San Jacinto Museum of History Association’s Special Evening with Texas History celebration takes place on Thursday, Nov. 6, from 6-9 p.m. in the San Jacinto Museum and Monument at One Monument... More ›

Poth Food Pantry plans October sale

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Support the Food Pantry Poth Area as it holds an End of Summer Sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Oct. 22, 24, 27, 29, and 31. The pantry is located at 101 Railroad St. in Poth. All clothing items will be two for the price of one. For more information,... More ›

Fear not, have courage in the midst of struggles

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. My little Chihuahua is now one year old and a constant shadow. Compared to other pets I’ve had, she’s not the sharpest knife in the drawer, if you know what I mean. She has more toys than she... More ›

Healthy Living: The importance of a healthy diet

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. With so many people suffering with excess weight, diabetes, allergies, and other health problems, I am grateful for the relatively good health I enjoy. More than 30 years ago, I was having frequent... 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: Please tell me the rumors I’ve been hearing about a “Say Anything” TV series are not true! -- Callie F., via email A: I am thrilled to tell you that NBC’s planned “Say Anything” TV show has been canned. Less than 24... 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 -- Jimmy Fallon’s recent duets with Barbra Streisand -- who returned to the talk-show genre after a 50-year absence -- as Elvis Presley, Blake Shelton and Michael Buble, were magic moments! One of Barbra’s conditions... More ›

Henkes is named winner of cover contest

Henkes is named winner of cover contest

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Rachel Henkes has been named the winner of the Wilson County’s Got Talent Program Cover Contest. Rachel is the daughter of Darren and Kelly Henkes, and sister of 12-year-old Nolan, who attends... More ›

Area organizations, churches plan fall events

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Many events to celebrate the season are coming. Take your pick from this selection across the area. Elmendorf •Board the terrorcart and take a scary ride into the woods at the Terrorland... More ›

‘For the Cause’ fashion show is Oct. 27

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. N.O.W. ministries will host its fourth annual “For the Cause” fashion show benefiting cancer awareness on Monday, Oct. 27, at 4 p.m. in the Floresville Event Center at 600 S.H. 97 W. in Floresville. The... More ›

Lord’s Acre dinner set for Oct. 26

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. It’s that time again for the community to enjoy the annual Lord’s Acre Fried Chicken Dinner on Sunday, Oct. 26, at 11 a.m. in the Stockdale Community Building. Each plate will consist of fried chicken, mashed potatoes with gravy, green beans,... More ›

Tickets on sale for Fashion Week ball

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Join the celebration as Fashion Week San Antonio 2014 commences with full masquerade regalia at a Masquerade Ball Saturday, Nov. 1, at 8 p.m. in the Tobin Center River Walk Plaza at 100 Auditorium... More ›

Craft Show vendors needed

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. The Atascosa Child Care Board’s Country Christmas Craft Show is drawing near and is looking for vendors. Booths will cover an 8x8 area and cost $45. All vendors are asked to donate one item for a door prize. The show will be held in the Atascosa... More ›



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