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Hunters, others invited to Deer Camp Oct. 28 at Cibolo Nature Center’s Herff Farm

  BOERNE – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Cibolo Nature Center and Farm will present an educational Deer Camp Oct. 28 in Boerne. The camp will be from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Cibolo Nature Center’s Herff Farm, located at 33 Herff Road. The educational Deer Camp will be held Oct. 28 in Borene. (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo) “This is a unique educational camp for those interested in hunting deer, wild hogs and quail and how to dress and prepare food from those animals,” said Jana Osbourn, AgriLife Extension family and consumer sciences agent for Kendall County. Interactive workshops during the day will address field dressing deer and wild hogs, Dutch oven cooking, freezer wrapping and storing, jerky and sausage making, wild game tamales, bird processing, Boone and Crockett scoring and more. The cost will be $55 per person or $100 per couple and will include a variety of interactive educational programs and a wild game lunch. For more information and to RSVP for Deer Camp, contact the AgriLife Extension office in Kendall County at 830-331-8242 by Oct. 25. To register online, go to

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Roping Clinic Offered by Freestone County 4-H

Freestone County 4-H is offering a four week dummy and tie down roping clinic. Youth living in Freestone County will learn to head, heel, and tie down rope with Trent Turner at the Cowboy Heritage Church of Freestone County. This four-week short course will take place October 18th, October 25th, November 1st and November 8th from 5:30-7pm at Freestone County Cowboy Church Arena. Limited spots are available so call the Freestone County Extension Office at 903-389-3436 to get signed up by October 17th. The clinic is free to current 4-H members, but if you’d like to sign up, the cost is $20 and with enrollment in the Roping clinic, each youth will get all the benefits of being a Freestone County 4-H...

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Red Ribbon Week at Dew ISD October 24 – 28

Dew ISD will be observing Red Ribbon Week on October 24-28, 2016.  Students are encouraged to participate in the daily activities.–Monday (Oct. 24) is “Pawsitively Drug Free” Day.  Wear your Dew Spirit Shirts for this day.–Tuesday (Oct. 25) is “Don’t Get Mixed Up In Drugs” Day.  Students will wear mismatched clothes to school on this day.–Wednesday (Oct. 26) is “Crazy About Being Drug Free” Day.  This is the day for wearing crazy socks and/or crazy hair.–Thursday (Oct. 27) is “Being Drug Free is No Sweat” Day.  Students may were sweats or warm-ups to school.–Friday (Oct. 28) is “Say Bee to Drugs” Day.  Everyone is welcome to wear their Halloween costumes on this day. Students will participate in the annual Dew Red Ribbon Week Parade on Friday, October 28th beginning at 2:30 p.m.  The parade will be followed by a Pep Rally. Come out and join in the...

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Fairfield City Council Fills Vacated Position: Landis Bayless Appointed to Fulfill Term of Place IV

Landis Bayless was recently appointed to fill the unexpired term for Place IV on the Fairfield City Council. Also submitting resumes for the position were Veronica Miller, Jack Wright, Kevin Childers, Justin Turner and Robert Earl Burns. The candidacy of Veronica Miller was initially put forth by Councilman Kenny Hughes, but his motion died for lack of a second. Councilman Joe Lee Kirgan, Jr. made the motion to appoint Bayless, which was seconded by Councilman Robert Johnson.  When the vote was called, Kirgan and Johnson voted in favor, Hughes voted against, and Councilman David Steward abstained. Bayless is expected to be sworn in as Councilman prior to the next City Council...

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