Seguin Citizen: Sophia Sauceda
Posted on 5/9/2017 1:00:00 AM.

Friday, May 5, 2016
Posted on 5/5/2017 1:00:00 AM.
Vendors Needed for Freedom Fiesta
KWED and the Seguin Daily News is seeking Vendors for Freedom Fiesta on Saturday, July 1st. For profit vendors are needed to sell art, crafts, retail items and games. Non-profit vendors are also needed for game booths. For more information or to reserve your space call 830-379-2234.

Navarro FFA Memorabilia Search
The Navarro FFA is celebrating its 60th anniversary and is in search of memorabilia and memories from former members to share at the Annual Chaper Awards Banquet that will be held at the end of May. Call 830-372-1931 or email kristie.weller@nisd.us with any information.

Christian Cupboard Community Garden
The public is invited to come and harvest turnip greens at 516 North Camp Street. Posted on the Christian Cupboard Community Garden sign you will find a simple, nutritious and delicious recipe.

St. Ann's Circle Bus Trip
Reservations are currently being accepted for the St. Ann's Circle bus trip to Branson, Missouri Nov. 5th through Nov. 11th. This is a 7-day, 6-night trip, with 4 consecutive nights in Branson. The cost is $709 double occupancy, and $899 for a single. For more information contact Brigitte Koehler at 210-520-0736, travel agent or Liz Zuber at 379-4078, Molly Pogor at 379-2130 or pick up a flyer at St. James Church office.
Cinco de Mayo Pachanga
The LULAC Council 682 will have its 9th Cinco de Mayo Pachanga from 5 p.m. to midnight Friday, May 5th and 5:30 p.m. to midnight Saturday, May 6th at Central Park in Seguin. Admission is free. For more information call Gloria at 830-556-2887.

First Friday Feast
The Geronimo Lions will have its First Friday Feast Steak and Fish dinner from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 5th at the Big Red Barn. Have your choice of a handcut ribeye steak or battered fried fish, baked potato, super salad, goodie bread, dessert, tea, and one complimentary beer or wine for just $15 (a child's hot dog meal available for $5). This month's beneficiary is the Shriners' Children's Hospital and entertainment will be provided by members of the Shriners' Swing Band.

South Texas Cowboy Gathering & Western Music Festival
The South Texas Cowboy Gathering & Western Music Festival will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, May 5th and Saturday, May 6th beginning at 10 a.m. at the Irma Lewis Seguin Outdoor Learning Center. For more information visit southtexascowboygathering.com.

Teatro De Artes Recital
The Teatro De Artes De Juan Seguin will have its 35th Annual Recital at 7 p.m. Friday, May 5th at Jackson Auditorium on the campus of Texas Lutheran University. Admission is free.

Silver Center Friday Night Dance
The Seguin Silver Center Friday Night Dance will feature the music of Vernon & Friends from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday, May 5th. The doors open at 6 p.m. Admission is $7 for Silver Center members and $9 for non-members. Sandwiches will be available for a light supper. For more information, visit silvercenterseguin.com.

Barnes 6th-grade Band Performance
The Barnes Middle School 6th-grade Band will perform at the Schlitterbahn Soundwaves Festival at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 6th at New Braunfels High School.

ARF Fashion Show
The Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) will have a Beautiful You Fashion Show from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 6th at The Texas Theatre. Tickets online are $35 and $40 at the door. There will be wine and hors d'oeuvres served. Visit arf-texas.org for more information.

Habitat Ground Breaking
The Guadalupe Valley Habitat for Humantiy will have its 25th Ground Breaking at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 6th at 327 Mesquite St. in Seguin. For more information call 830-401-0422.

Summer Agricultural Institute
The Texas Farm Bureau's Summer Agricultural Institue for teachers will be held Monday, June 5th through Thursday, June 8th at the Texas Farm Bureau Conference and Traning Center in Waco. Applications are due Saturday, May 6th and are available online at bit.ly/SAI-2017. Scholarships are available. For more information call 830-379-4456.

Medieval Knights Ball
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Medieval Knights Ball originally scheduled for Saturday, May 6th at the Seguin Silver Center has been postponed. Call the Silver Center at 830-303-6612 to reschedule or refund your payment.

Blood Drive
There will be a Blood Drive from 9 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Sunday, May 7th at St. James Catholic Church in the Family Center. For more information call Veronica San Miguel at 491-8166.

Cemetery Meeting
The annual business meeting of the Boecker Cemetery Association will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 7th at the cemetery pavillion. In case of rain the meeting will be held in the downstairs meeting room of the First United Bank located at 200 N. Austin St. in Seguin. For more information call 379-4516.

Geronimo VFW Dance
Sam Bentley will be playing classic country dance music from 3 to 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 7th at the Geronimo VFW Post 8456. The kitchen opens at 2 p.m. Admission is an $8 donation. For reservations and more information call 830-379-0506 or 830-305-8829.

Mid-Texas Symphony Concert
The Mid-Texas Symphony will present the best music opera has to offer at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 7th at Jackson Auditorium on the campus of Texas Lutheran University. Movements from Verdi's La Traviata, Strauss' Der Resekavalier, suite will be presented as well as the vocal performance of Rebekah Howell, soprano, 2016 Young Artist Winner.

Retired Teachers End of Year Brunch
The Guadalupe County Retired Teachers Association will have its End of Year Brunch at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 9th at the Faith Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall located at 1326 E. Cedar St. in Seguin. The speaker will be a representative from the Association Member Benefits Advisors. Bring donations for the Children's Book Project and/or the Christian Cupboard.

Fire Department Museum Grand Re-opening
The Seguin Fire Department, in conjuction with the Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce Leadership Seguin, will have a Grand Re-opening of the Seguin Fire Museum at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 9th at 1330 Hwy 123 Bypass.

Native Plant Society Meeting
The Guadalupe Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas will meet beginning at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 9th at St. John’s Lutheran Church located at FM 465 in Marion. The speaker will be Craig Hensley, park specialist at Guadalupe River State Park, who will speak composite flowers. For more information visit npsot.org/wp/guadalupe/.

SHS Band Spring Concert
The Seguin High School Band will have its Spring Concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 9th at Jackson Auditorium on the campus of Texas Lutheran University.

Theta Kappa Meeting
The Theta Kappa Chapter will hold its monthly meeting at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 11th at the Vogel Elementary School Library.

Chamber After Hours Mixer
The Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce will have its Business After Hours Mixer at 5 p.m. Thursday, May 11th at Tier One Dental located at 279 S. St. Hwy 46 in Seguin.

Briesemeister Toro Choirs Pop Show
The Briesemeister Middle School Toro Choirs Pop Show, "161.6 Briese FM," will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, May 12th.

Gumbo/Chili Cookoff
The VFW Post #8573 Auxillary will have its 4th Annual Gumbo/Chili Cookoff with registration at 8 a.m. and judging beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 13th at FM 2673 and River Road in Canyon Lake. Entry fee is $20. There will also be street dancing and karaoke. For more information call 830-660-3542.

Bake Sale
The Geronimo Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will have a Bake Sale at 9 a.m. until baked goods are gone Saturday, May 13th at the Geronimo Fire Station.

3-v-3 Basketball Tournament
The Seguin Fields of Faith presents a 3-v-3 Basketball Tournament from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 13th at Hillcrest Church located at 1440 Eastwood Dr. in Seguin. The fee is $25 per team of 3 with 2 subs. $5 per player. Middle School, High Schoo and 18+ Divisions. For more information call 210-978-6079.

Art League Meeting
The Seguin Art League will meet at 10 am on May 13th at the Mosaic Community Center located at 1201 West Court St. in Seguin. The guest speaker and artist is Mike Hinkle demonstrating his wood carvings and techniques. For more information visit seguinartleague.com.

Discover What's Swimming
The Guadalupe Master Naturalists will have a free nature program, Discover What's Swimming for families with children from pre-K to 4th grade at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 13th at Walnut Springs Park located at 317 W. Court St. in Seguin. For more information call 830-305-9666.

Geronimo VFW Dance
Jim Bolado & COUNTRY SOUNDS will be playing country dance music from 3 to 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 14th at the Geronimo VFW. The kitchen opens at 2 p.m. Admission is an $8 donation. For reservations and more information call 830-379-0506 or 830-305-8829.

Alternative Teacher Certification Program
Texas Lutheran University is currently accepting applications for the summer session of its Teacher Alternative Certification Program If you are interested in teaching, have a bachelor's degree or will be graduating with an undergraduate degree in the near future, apply by May 15th for the June/July session and August 1st for the Fall session. For additional information contact Donna Kubena at 210-422-5415.

Homeowner Septic System Workshops
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension service will present a 6-hour class focusing on aerobic systems from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 16th at the AgriLife Extension office located at 210 E. Live Oak St. in Seguin. Seating is limited and registration is required by calling 979-845-6980 or emailing wling@tamu.edu.

Art League Open Studio
The Seguin Art League will host its monthly Open Studio from 10 a.m. until noon Tuesday, May 16th at Mosaic Community Center located at 1201 West Court St. in Seguin. Bring an art project, drop cloth and a $5. donation for room use. For more information visit seguinartleague.com.

Autism Community Meeting
The Seguin ISD Autism Team will have a Community Meeting from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 16th in the Seguin ISD Staff Development Room A.

Weinert Mighty Matatador Singers Spring Concert
The Weinert Mighty Matador Singers will have a Spring Concert at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 16th at Weinert Elementary.

Seguin ISD Percussion Concert
The Seguin ISD will have a Percussion Concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 16th at Jackson Auditorium on the campus of Texas Lutheran University.

Luling Foundation Field Day
The Texas A & M AgriLife Extension Service and the Luling Foundation will present the 90th Annual Luling Foundation Field Day beginning will registration at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, May 18th at 523 S. Mulberry St. in Luling.

Seguin ISD at TLU Band Festival
Briesemeister Middle School will perform at 12:30 p.m. and Barnes Middle School will perform from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Thursday, May 18th at the TLU Band Festival at Jackson Auditorium on the campus of Texas Lutheran University.

Call for Art Entries
The Seguin Art League is accepting entries for its 8th Annual High School Art Show for area students in grades 9-12. There is no entry fee and forms are available at SeguinArtLeague.com. Student artwork must be delivered to the Mosaic Community Center located at 1201 W. Court Street in Seguin from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, May 18th. A reception will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, May 20th. Art will be available for pick-up following the reception.

Silver Opry Country Music Show
The Seguin Silver Center will have its Silver Opry, country music show, the third Thursday of each month. The first show will be held Thursday, May 18th. The doors will open at 6 p.m. and a hot meal will available. The band will kick off the show at 7 p.m.

Vogel Talent Show
The Vogel Elementary School will have its Talent Show at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 18th at Vogel Elementary.

Master Gardeners Meeting
The Guadalupe County Master Gardeners will meet beginning at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, May 18th at the Texas AgriLife Extension located at 210 E. Live Oak St. in Seguin. There will be popcorn and a viewing of the movie “Seed-The Untold Story." For more information visit guadalupecountymastergardeners.org.

SHS Color Guard Showcase
The Seguin High School Color Guard will have its Showcase at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 18th at Goldie Harris Gym.

Briesemeister Band Performance
The Briesemeister Middle School Band will perform at 8 a.m. Friday, May 19th at the TLU Band Festival at Jackson Auditorium on the campus of Texas Lutheran University and at 8:25 a.m. Saturday, May 20th at the Schlitterbahn Soundwaves Festival held at New Braunfels High School.

Sheriff's Posse Play Day
The Guadalupe County Sheriff's Posse will have a Play Day at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 20th at the Sheriff's Posse Arena located on FM 466.The Texas Farm Bureau's Summer Agricultural Institue for teachers will be held Monday, June 5th through Thursday, June 8th at the Texas Farm Bureau Conference and Traning Center in Waco. Applications are due Saturday, May 6th and are available online at bit.ly/SAI-2017. Scholarships are available. For more information call 830-379-4456.

Seguin Art League High School Art Show
The Seguin Art League High School Art Show will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 20th at the Mosaic Community Center.

Geronimo VFW Dance
There will be a dance featuring EZ Country from Victoria Charles and the Fabulous 4 from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, May 21st at the Geronimo VFW. The Auxiliary kitchen opens at 2 p.m. Admission is an $8 donation. For more information or reservations call 830-305-8829.

Briesemeister Band Concert
There will be a Band Concert at Briesemeister Middle School at 6 p.m. Monday, May 22nd.

Barnes Band Spring Concert
The Barnes Middle School will have a Band Spring Concert at 6 p.m. Monday, May 22nd.

Seguin Volleyball Association Summer League
Money is due for the Seguin Volleyball Association Summer League from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 23rd and Thursday, May 25th at Fiesta Ballroom. There will be a meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 31st at the Hall of Fame building located inside the Seguin Events Complex. Team fees are $100 per team per league with resident player fees $14.75 per player and non-resident fees of $15.75 per player. The 4-Man League fees are $80 per team and the players fees the same as the regular league.

Master Gardeners Meeting
The Guadalupe County Master Gardeners will meet at noon Wednesday, May 24th at the AgriLife Extension office located at 210 E. Live Oak St. in Seguin. Gail Johnson will present a program on “Practical Fruit Growing for the Home Gardener.” For more information visit guadalupecountymastergardeners.org.

Celebrating Fatherhood Conference
The Community Action, Inc. of Central Texas will have its 2nd Annual Celebrating Fatherhood Conference from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 27th at the San Marcos Activity Center. Moms and children are welcomed to join dads for an 11 a.m. session. An awards ceremony and lunch will follow. There will be a Family Event of fun and games from 1 to 3 p.m. For more information visit celebratefatherhood.com or call 512-667-7620 ext. 306.

Geronimo VFW Dance
There will be a dance featuring Glen Collins and the Alibis from 3 to 6:30 p.m. at the Geronimo VFW Sunday, May 28th. The Auxiliary kitchen opens at 2 p.m. Admission in an $8 donation. For more information or reservations call 830-305-8829.

Annual Flea Market
The Guadalupana Society of Our Lady of Guadalupe will have its Annual Flea Market from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 3rd. The requested donation for a table is $10. For more information call 830-305-2974 or 830-303-2205.

LBHS Scholarship
The Lincoln Ball High School is accepting applications for the LBHS/Lena D. Wilson Legacy Scholarships. The scholarships are open to any graduating senior that is a legacy of an alumnus or ex-student of Ball High School. Applications are available at ballhighschoolseguin.org and are due by Saturday, June 25th. For more information call 830-305-2323 or 210-391-0299.

SHS Class of 1982 Reunion
The SHS Class of 1982 will have a Reunion beginning at 5 p.m. Saturday, July 1st at the Seguin Hermann Sons Lodge #37 located at 2918 W. Kingsbury St. in Seguin. The cost is $25 per person or $40 per couple and $10 per child if reservations paid by Thursday, June 1st. Late registration will then be $35 per person and $50 per couple. Send payment via Paypal to shsmatadorsclossof82@gmail.com or check payable to Robin S. Larson at 1318 Canary Lane, Seguin, TX 78155. For more information call 830-305-1396.

Community Music Academy Strings Camp
The TLU Community Music Academy Strings Camp will be held from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday, July 24th through Friday, July 28th. The cost is $100 for the first family member, and $75 for additional siblings. Instrument retal for the 5 days of camp is $20. Registration is open through Friday, July 7th. For more information email Lynda Taylor at lytaylor@tlu.edu or visit tlu.edu/about/community/cma-summer-camps/.

Food Truck Cook-Off & Craft Fair
The Community Council of South Central Texas will have a Food Truck Cook-off & Craft Fair from 11 a.m. to 6 pm. Saturday, June 10th at the Comal County Fair Grounds in New Braunfels. The event will feature food trucks, craft booths, music and more. Entry Fees for food trucks is $150, $50 for the cookoff and $75 for craft booths. For more information call 830-303-4376.

Seguin Volleyball Association Winter League
Money is due for the Seguin Volleyball Association Winter League from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 29th and Thursday, Aug. 31st at Fiesta Ballroom. There will be a meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6th at the Hall of Fame building located inside the Seguin Events Complex. Team fees are $100 per team per league with resident player fees $14.75 per player and non-resident fees of $15.75 per player. The 4-Man League fees are $80 per team and the players fees the same as the regular league.


Domino Players Needed
The American Legion Post 245 will host 42 domino players from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. every Thursday. For more information call 830-433-1193.

Anger Management Classes
The Precious Life Services will be conducting Anger Management "Control the Fire" Classes every third Saturday of the month from 10am to 4pm at the Seguin Silver Center (Lunch will be provided). Register online at preciouslifeservices.org or call 830-372-5980.


To be sure your non-profit organization's meetings and events appear in this calendar, send information to: communitycalendar@kwed1580.com fax 379-2238, or drop off the information at the Seguin Daily News/KWED office, 609 E. Court St., Seguin.

Seguin Citizen: Presley DíLynn Rangel
Posted on 5/4/2017 1:32:00 PM.
What is your current occupation (or where do you attend school), and what does that involve?
"I go to school at Jefferson Avenue Elementary; I am in the 5th grade. I am involved in technology, music, PE, and a lot of learning. I am an A/B honor roll student."
 
What do you do off the clock “Just for fun?”
"I like to make slime in all different colors and sizes. I hang out with my family, and I love to craft with my mom."
 
What city and state were you born in?
"Seguin, Texas July 1, 2006"
Who are the members of your immediate family?
"My dad BJ Rangel, my mom Brandy Rangel, my 1st sister Ariana Rangel, my 2nd sister Delilah Rangel, my 3rd sister Taytum Rangel, and my 1st nephew Aiden Noria"
 
What is the biggest challenge you’ve ever faced?
"My biggest challenge is passing the STAAR test and feeling really nervous through it all."
 
What is your favorite TV show and movie?
"My favorite TV show is ICarly and SpongeBob, and my favorite movie is The Three Amigos, Moana, and Lavagirl & Sharkboy."
 
What type of music do you enjoy (favorite band, song, etc…)?
"I enjoy Spanish and Hip-Hop."
 
What is your favorite Seguin business and restaurant?
"My favorite Seguin business is HEB and ZDT, and my favorite restaurant in Seguin is Reyna’s Mexican Restaurant and Wingstop."
 
If you could assemble a dinner party with any five guests (living or dead) -excluding immediate living family members - who would they be?
"I would invite God, Grandpa Randy, Selena, my best friend Abri, and the very first president George Washington. I want to interview them to see what they are about."
 
What are your roles in the community?
"My role is to be a lovable person to everyone."
 
Discuss your professional background/achievements/leadership roles.
"I play the vihuela and I am a part of Mariachi Juan Seguin Beginner group at Teatro De Artes. I am also a part of Destination Imagination and it helps my creativity come out. I am involved in our student council for Jefferson Elementary and DARE program. I play soccer for FC Seguin Soccer travel team, and I am on an all boys team."
 
What are this proudest moments in your personal life or in your career?
"Passing my STAAR test and placing 1st place essay class winner and 2nd place essay over all in the DARE program."
 
What do you believe are the strengths of this community?
"Different culture"
 
What do you find as the most interesting thing about Seguin?
"The new high school because it is going to make a difference for all students."
 
What are your future plans?
"I want to become a firefighter to save people or a marine biologist to save animals."
 
What message do you have for the residents of Seguin?
"I want you to be inspired to try out an instrument.
I am excited to be going to The Mariachi Spectacular in Albuquerque, New Mexico and I can’t wait to learn more about mariachi and hang out with all my mariachi friends. We have been fundraising a lot so if you see us out at Cash America Pawn stop by and show us some support!
Also, come to our 35th Annual Recital on Friday May 5, 2017 at Jackson Auditorium, its free!!!"

Seguin Citizen: Taylor Collins
Posted on 5/3/2017 1:00:00 AM.
 

Seguin Citizen: Rafael Alarcon Jr.
Posted on 5/1/2017 10:46:00 AM.

Seguin Citizen: Isabella Guerra
Posted on 4/27/2017 4:07:00 PM.

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