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Regional Small Grain Production Program

9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. / Brady's Blooming Barn

Topics to be covered at this event include diseases of small grains, Hessian fly and other small grain pests, weather outlook, managing small grains for profit, and wheat variety selection, and trial updates. Presenters will include experts from AgriLife Extension, as well as Bob Rose, chief meteorologist for the Lower Colorado River Authority. Two CEUs offered. $15 (includes lunch)

For more information call 830-741-6180 or .
Contact Person: AgriLife Extension Office
Floresville Opry Jam Night

5:00-9:00 p.m. / Wilson County Show Barn

Save the date for Thursday, September 1, 2016 for the Floresville Opry Jam Night at the Wilson County Show Barn, 435 St. Hwy 97 East out of Floresville and enjoy live classic country music, dancing or join in the Jam for family friendly entertainment. Floresville Opry Jam Night (with dancing) is the time in which Jammers can sing classic country (dance type) songs with the Opry House Band, “Playin’ to Win Country Band”. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. and the live music will be from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. If you are interested in being a Jammer, you will need to call Pat Fox #210-333-3684 with the title and key of two songs you would like to do, then sign up on the board the night of the event. First Come, First Serve for singers. Local talent --Here’s your chance to shine. For more info call Viola Henke #830-393-6512. Admission $10.00/person. Dancing-Door Prizes-Concessions-Dinner $8.00-Desserts $2.00. Benefit for the Wilson County Historical Society.

For more information call 830-393-6512 or .
Contact Person: Viola Henke
County Line's Live Music Series

6:00 p.m., Headliner goes on at 7:30 p.m. / County Line Restaurant, 10101 IH-10 West

The "Ancira Chrysler Dodge Ram 2016 Live Music Series at the County Line" is back by popular demand. This live event benefitting the San Antonio Food back is held on County Line's IH-1o locations outdoor patio. Concerts are held in the rain or shine, and guaranteed a great time! Dale Watson performs in the next concert on September 1, 2016. The end of the Music Series is coming to an end with only THREE performances left! You don't want to miss out on the fun. Upcoming concerts occur on September 8 and 15, performers are TBA.

For more information call 210-641-1998 or visit http://countyline.com/I10Music_shedule_sponsors.html.
Contact Person: Scott Ziskovsky
La Vernia Church of Christ 5th Quarter

After varsity football game / La Vernia Church of Christ 131 Industrial Drive

LVHS STUDENTS!!!! Come join us after the game for free BBQ, fun and fellowship.

For more information call 830-779-2525.
Contact Person: LV Church of Christ
Labor Day Holiday- No School

all day / (Floresville South Elementary 2000 Tiger Lane Floresville, TX 78114

Labor Day!

For more information call 830-393-2573.
Contact Person: Floresville ISD
Stockdale ISD Student Holiday

all day / anywhere

A day off for SISD!

For more information call 830-996-0400.
Contact Person: SISD
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Freya
Freya, was up for adoption at God Bless Us Every One Animal Rescue. She loves to play and travel. She was a contestant in this year’s Pet Parade.
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City to vote on tax rate, zoning issues

The La Vernia City Council will meet Thursday, Sept. 8, at 6:30 p.m. in the council chambers at City Hall, to consider adopting a proposed tax rate of 19.99 cents per $100 of taxable property value for tax year 2016. Full Story »

A tiny twist on small-town life

A tiny twist on small-town life

Many folks move to rural areas to enjoy small-town life. But Brian and Mary Jean Ruhnke Laechlin have taken it farther than most: They’ve gone big on getting really small -- tiny, in fact! Full Story »

Consider it pure joy

“Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know the testing of your faith develops perseverance. Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature and complete not lacking anything” James 1:2-4. Full Story »

Bears fall to Texans in Wimberley

Bears fall to Texans in Wimberley

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Court: UT campus carry OK

AUSTIN -- An attempt by three University of Texas at Austin professors to prevent licensed permit holders from carrying their concealed handguns while attending classes was denied by U.S. District Court Judge Lee Yeakel on Aug. 22. Full Story »

‘Quaranteen’ — only their music is contagious!

‘Quaranteen’ — only their music is contagious!

Just a few short weeks ago, five teenagers who were taking lessons at The Music Loft did not even know each other, yet now, they’re making amazing music together. Full Story »

Newspapers are this dog’s best friend

Newspapers are this dog’s best friend

One afternoon in early June, Ginger -- no last name necessary; this story is about a dog! -- picked up her phone as she headed out the door for a trip out of town. One last check for messages and Facebook posts changed her plans and brought her home a little sooner than intended. It also was part of a series of events that saved the life of one lucky puppy. Full Story »

Humility, love, and kindness

The gospel readings Aug. 14 may have made us uncomfortable, with Jesus telling us He came not to bring peace, but division. Following Him, being a true disciple, sets us apart -- perhaps even from our nearest and dearest. Full Story »

Lady Bears take second in tourney

Congratulations to the La Vernia volleyball team, which competed in the Aug. 11-13 Jason Landers Invitational Tournament in Austin and placed second out of 38 teams! Full Story »

Internet giveaway, media rhetoric

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