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THE ROCK UMC DINNER & BIBLE STUDY

6:00PM / 2210 EAST FM 1518 S. #20

JOIN US ADULTS AND CHILDREN FOR DINNER AND MULTI MEDIA BIBLE STUDY

For more information call 210-573-4519 or or visit www.therockumc.com.
Contact Person: Ellen Swetman
A Time To Hope, A Time To Heal

6-8:30 PM Friday & 9:00 AM-2:30 PM / Christ Church Nashville

This year we have added Friday night, which will include men. A Time To Hope, A Time To Heal is an event for breaking the chain of hurts. Hope for freedom from being stuck due to past, present or even future issues. We will talk about depression, challenging marriages and broken relationships. Pain from longing to have a child, loss and abortion. The focus will be on how to live victoriously in all circumstances. FREEDOM IS POSSIBLE. Join Internationally acclaimed model, actress, film and television star, producer, author, spokesperson, keynote speaker, wife and proud mother of three, Jennifer O’Neill. Worship music by SonicFLOOd, Emcee and story of hope by Christy Sutherland.

For more information call 615-948-1480 or or visit www.atimetohope.com.
Contact Person: Faith
Come And Take It Celebration

6 p.m. / Texas Heroes Square at 103 North St. Joseph St.

The Come and Take It Celebration commemorates the firing of the first shot of the Texas Revolution on Oct. 2, 1835, which took place near Gonzales.The days will be filled with activities, including a petting zoo, cook-offs, a 5K run/walk, a parade, canoe race, car show, a carnival, a mechanical bull, and more. Live music will be provided by a variety of musicians such as Johnny Rodriguez, "The Bellamy Brothers," T.G. Sheppard, "The Electric Cowboys," and more. Deadline for FREE entries is Aug. 31. Entries between Sept. 1-15 are $10, and entries between Sept. 16-26 will be $50. No entries will be accepted after Sept. 26.

For more information call 888-672-1095 or visit http://www.everfest.com/e/come-take-it-gonzales-tx.
Contact Person: Gonzales Chamber of Commerce
The Chose Few Trail Ride

Weekend Event / Cestohowa Dance Hall

First Trail Ride. Anyone/Everyone welcome. Got a horse? Come join us! You don't have to have a horse. Bring your tent snd campout. Fun, lot's of food and country & western music, rock & roll, zydeco music & dancing. More informstion, visit our website.

For more information call 210-290-5058 or or visit www.thechosenfewtrailriders.com.
Contact Person: Crystal M. Barkley
COMMUNITY YARD SALE

8 AM - 2 PM / David Crockett Grange Hall; 14309 Old Corpus Christi Rd

David Crockett Grange is sponsoring a yard sale on Saturday, October 1. Gate opens at 7 a.m. for sellers to "set up" their items. One table per family is available on first come basis; no commercial vendors or outside food sales. No charge to set up. Snacks will be available inside Grange Hall. The money you receive from sold items is yours. Buyer please come onto Grange property to park. Do not park on side of the road -- too dangerous. No charge to park on Grange property.

For more information call 210-635-8915.
Contact Person: Jack
Edmund Kuempel Memorial Golf Tournament

8:30am Shotgun Start / Max Starcke Park Golf Course

Support the outstanding youth of La Vernia by participating in our 18th Annual Edmund Kuempel Memorial Golf Tournament sponsored by the La Vernia Lions Club. All proceeds go directly to scholarships for graduating students of La Vernia High School. There will be a free meal immediately following the tournament for all players. So get your team together and come out and have a great time! Max Starcke Park Golf Course, Seguin Saturday, October 1, 2016 7:30 AM Registration, 8:30 AM Shotgun Start Four person Scramble (pick your own team or we can pair you, w/ handicap system) $65.00 per player 1st Place - $300 per team, 2nd Place - $200 per team, 3rd Place - $100 per team, Closest to the Pin, Longest Drive, Players Pool (Optional) For more info, sponsor opportunities and entry forms, go to http://www.lavernialions.org/golf

For more information call 210-380-6572 or or visit www.lavernialions.org/golf.
Contact Person: Steve Mays
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FURRED, FINNED & FEATHERED FRIENDS / View Archive
Dalton
During the Sept. 17-18 Pawdoptathon event at San Antonio Pets Alive, this sweet face won over Floresville resident Jeffery Legere. Dalton, who was born at the animal shelter after they took in his mother, is a Chiweenie mix, who now has a fur-ever home in Wilson County.
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Celebrate National Night Out Oct. 4

With all of the division, the riots, and mayhem that have become common occurrences across our great land, there is no time better than now to come together for National Night Out. Full Story »

Meet the 2016 Homecoming queen

Meet the 2016 Homecoming queen

La Vernia High School senior Jordan Luensmann is the 2016 Homecoming queen. Full Story »

Rise up and walk

There’s a story in the Bible of a man who had never walked a day in his life. He was lame from the day he was born. Each day, they would lay him at the gate of the temple and he would ask for money from the people entering in. Kindhearted people gave him money so he could take care of himself. Then one day his life changed forever. Full Story »

Cardinals topple La Vernia at home

Cardinals topple La Vernia at home

By Phillip Higginbotham Full Story »

State of Texas may withdraw from federal resettlement program

Texas officials said the state will withdraw from the federal refugee resettlement program if the U.S. Office of Refugee Resettlement does not approve the Lone Star State’s refugee plan by Sept. 30. Full Story »

La Vernia lights the night

La Vernia lights the night

Are you ready for Homecoming this Friday night? Full Story »

Lady Bears rally against Bandera

Lady Bears rally against Bandera

The La Vernia Lady Bear varsity volleyball team, ranked 10th in the state among 4A teams by a recent Texas Girls Coaches Association Poll, continues to take on all comers, with a big win Sept. 13 over the Bandera Lady Bulldogs. Full Story »

Taking it to the cross

A friend some years ago told me he didn’t like Catholic churches, because the statues and images -- and especially the crucifix -- made him uncomfortable. Full Story »

Cross country team places first!

Cross country team places first!

The La Vernia boys cross country team took home first place at the Sept. 17 4/5A Islander Splash meet at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. Full Story »

Defense secretary promotes new hub for partnering tech startups

U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter on Sept. 14 announced the opening of a “Defense Innovation Unit Experi-mental” hub at the Capital Factory in downtown Austin. Full Story »

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