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Sunday, January 9, 2022

The Kingsbury city commission will have a Public Meeting on January 15th to discuss grant funds, it's National Peach Melba Day and National Kiss a Ginger Day this week, the Pioneer Flight Museum will have a volunteer work day this Saturday, the Kingsbury Market in downtown will be on hiatus until February, the Winter Kingsbury Independent newspaper will be coming out soon, this week in Texas history an oil gusher blew at Spindletop launching the oil industry, in Kingsbury news past the May 31, 1876 edition of the San Antonio Express reported that the stagecoaches coming from Kingsbury were over-crowded and cattle thieves killed a rancher south of Eagle Pass, and a really great picture of some workers in the Darst Creek oil field around 1945.

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Sunday, January 2, 2022

January is National Hot Tea Month and National Hobby Month, the Kingsbury Market in downtown will be on hiatus until February, it's National Chocolate Covered Cherry Day and National Cuddle Up Day this week, the Kingsbury city commission will have a Public Meeting on January 15th to discuss grant funds, the Kingsbury VFD will have their monthly meeting this Thursday, and a wonderful picture of downtown Kingsbury and the Powers Store and also some letterhead from the Powers Store dated "189_".

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Sunday, December 26, 2021

Happy New Year 2022, facts and folklore about the new year, , it's National Bloody Mary Day and National Bacon Day this week, the Kingsbury Market in downtown will be on hiatus until February, facts and folklore about the month of January, this week in Texas history Texas became a state in 1845, the Kingsbury city commission will have a Public Meeting on January 15th to discuss grant funds, and some fabulous pictures of a Kingsbury First National Bank passbook.

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Sunday, December 19, 2021

Merry Christmas from the Kingsbury Newsletter, it's National Sangria Day and National Regifting Day this week, the 1st Annual Booze & Peruse event was a big success, facts and folklore about Yule, Yuletide, and Yule logs, call for locally smoked turkeys and hams for the holidays, the Kingsbury City Commission will have their next regular meeting on Monday, the Kingsbury Market has extended their hours to 5 o'clock for the Christmas season every Sunday in downtown Kingsbury, in Kingsbury news past the May 27, 1876 edition of the San Antonio Express reported that rains and robbers have been detaining the stagecoach from Kingsbury and a man was seen pushing a hand-cart full of silver down the streets of San Antonio, the Kingsbury city commission will have a Public Hearing on January 15th to discuss grant funds, this Tuesday is the Winter Solstice and the first day of Winter, there are 5 days and change till Christmas, and a wonderful picture of a street scene in Kingsbury around 1900.

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Sunday, December 12, 2021

The 1st Annual Booze & Peruse event is coming up December 18th in Kingsbury Hall in downtown Kingsbury, it's National Ambrosia Day and National Ugly Sweater Day this week, moon facts and folklore about the Full Cold Moon that rises this week, call for locally smoked turkeys and hams for the holidays, the Geminid meteor shower peaks this week, the Kingsbury Market has extended their hours to 5 o'clock for the Christmas season every Sunday in downtown Kingsbury, the Fall Kingsbury Independent newspaper is out in circulation, the Kingsbury city commission will have a Public Hearing on January 15th to discuss grant funds, the Kingsbury VFD Auxiliary made and delivered Christmas baskets to people in our district this Saturday, there are 12 days and change till Christmas, and a really great picture of Inez Maurer and her puppy in downtown Kingsbury in 1929.

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Sunday, December 5, 2021

The 2022 Kingsbury VFD and KVFD Auxiliary officers were sworn at the annual Christmas party, it's National Bathtub Party Day and National Cotton Candy Day this week, the 1st Annual Booze & Peruse event is coming up December 18th in Kingsbury Hall in downtown Kingsbury, the next Volunteer Work Day at the Pioneer Flight Museum is this Saturday, in Kingsbury news past the May 24, 1876 edition of the Galveston Daily News reported on Mr. Rohrbacker of Kingsbury that was traveling back from the Centennial with a display case full of Texas reptiles and Weimer is having trouble with cattle- and horse-stealing, call for locally smoked turkeys and hams for the holidays, the Kingsbury Market has extended their hours to 5 o'clock for the Christmas season every Sunday in downtown Kingsbury, the Fall Kingsbury Independent newspaper is out in circulation, the Kingsbury city commission will have a Public Hearing on January 15th to discuss grant funds, this week in American history Flight 19 and the rescue effort both go missing over the Bermuda Triangle, there are 19 days and change till Christmas, and some wonderful pictures of the Kingsbury depot and the steam trains going through.

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Sunday, November 28, 2021

Fun facts and folklore about the month of December which starts this week, it's National Stay Home Because You Are Well Day and National French Toast Day this week, the 1st Annual Booze & Peruse event is coming up December 18th in downtown Kingsbury, in Kingsbury news past the May 18, 1876 edition of the Weekly Democratic Statesman had several more reports on the same Kingsbury stagecoach robbery (see previous newsletters) and a silver mine is found in Llano, the Fall Kingsbury Independent newspaper is out in circulation, the Kingsbury city commission will have a Public Hearing on January 15th to discuss grant funds, there are 26 days and change till Christmas, and a fabulous picture of some Darst Field roughnecks with overturned equipment in 1945.

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Sunday, November 21, 2021

Thanksgiving is this week, it's National Gingerbread Cookie Day and National Buy Nothing Day this week, this week in history in 1922 the first people in 3,000 years entered King Tut's tomb, the 1st Annual Booze & Peruse event is coming up December 18th in downtown Kingsbury, in Kingsbury news past the May 12, 1876 edition of the San Antonio Express had a detailed report of the goings on during the robbery of the Kingsbury stage and General Custer is relieved of command, the Fall Kingsbury Independent newspaper is out in circulation, the Kingsbury city commission will have a Public Hearing on January 15th to discuss grant funds, and a marvelous picture of some local kids on horseback in downtown Kingsbury in 1944.

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Sunday, November 14, 2021

Fun facts and folklore about the full moon of November known this year as the Full Beaver Micro Moon that rises this week, it's National Pickle Day and National Take A Hike Day this week, information on the near total lunar eclipse of the Full Beaver Moon, in Kingsbury news past the May 11, 1876 edition of the San Antonio Express reported on the robbery of the Kingsbury stage and there was an Indian raid near Brackett, the next regular meeting of the Kingsbury city commission is scheduled for this Monday, and an amazing picture of some local girls hanging out at the Hurt Brothers Garage in the early 1940s.

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Sunday, November 7, 2021

Daylight Saving Time ends today so remember to set your clocks back, The Fall Wings & Wheels Fly-In is scheduled for November 13th at the Old Kingsbury Aerodrome, it's National Cappuccino Day and National Marine Corps Birthday Day this week, the Fall Harvest Festival is coming up November 13th in downtown Kingsbury, this Thursday is Veterans Day, this week in Texas history legendary scout and artist William G.M. Samuel died in San Antonio in 1902, the Fall Kingsbury Independent newspaper is now in circulation, in Kingsbury news past the April 20, 1876 edition of the San Antonio Express had an ad for Sam Maverick the lumber dealer in Kingsbury and the mail arrives in Kingsbury by 10½ p.m., there will be a free skill-sharing school from November 13th to the 20th at Habitable Spaces, get cooking for the Dessert Competition at the upcoming Kingsbury Fall Harvest Festival, the vendors set up for the Kingsbury Market Days every Sunday in downtown, and an awesome picture of the Kingsbury 4-H Club float in the Fourth of July Parade around 1948.