Casual dining for San Antonio’s finest authentic and delicious Cajun cuisine. But if your taste buds are calling for something else, the Acadiana has it. Check out their excellent menu with a variety of tasty offerings. In the big cedar palace at the Marbach Road exit on Loop 410. Open at 11 am every day of the week. Stop by and tell ‘em Mike Carr and Jud Ashmore sent you. Learn more at acadianacafe.com


Alta Seeds is the premium seed brand of Advanta US, an operating unit of global seed company Advanta.  Alta Seeds provides farmers with high-quality hybrids of grain sorghum and sorghums for forage bred from the proprietary genetics of Advanta. Learn more at advantaus.com


Attention farmers and ranchers, when it comes to crop protection, Aurora Agronomy has the products and services you need. On the Hondo Airbase, east of the Hondo Auction. Early order and cash discounts for seed, fertilizer, soil and crop analysis, and pesticides.  Growing opportunities.  Learn more at auroracoop.com/agronomy

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Bill and Rosa’s Steakhouse in D’Hanis.  Home of mesquite grilled entrees, and Bill’s World Famous Cheesy Chicken Fried Steak.  Closed on Tuesday.  Call 830-363-7230.  Music by Keith Lutz, Ronnie Mason and Mike Carr on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.  BYOB.

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For all your real estate needs, including farm, ranch, commercial, industrial and residential. Anywhere in the state of Texas, and folks, that’s a lot of territory. Based in Hondo on Highway 90.  Learn more at bobheyenrealty.com


On Highway 90 in Hondo, and with offices all over South Texas. Ag loans for just about everything from cattle ranches to vineyards, and country homes to farm tracts. With competitive rates, dependable service and a passion for agriculture for nearly a century, we’re the answer! See us on The Texas Country Reporter.  Learn more at capitalfarmcredit.com


Your hometown bank for over 50 years with loans for any purpose like new and used car purchases, vacations, debt consolidation, agriculture and business loans. They specialize in real estate loans for construction projects, lot purchases, home mortgage and even home equity loans. Let Castroville State Bank take care of your loan needs.  Learn more at castrovillestatebank.com


From San Antonio to the Eagle Ford Shale. For new, used, parts and service. On Highway 90 in Hondo. When the products are similar, the dealer makes the difference. Hablamos espanol.   Learn more at cecilhondo.com


Open every day on Highway 90 in D’Hanis. Step back in time at this quaint country store with a first class meat market featuring only the finest cuts of meat, and almost any grocery item you need. Plus handmade Texas gifts for everyone on your list. Open at 7 every morning, and be sure to ask about their top-notch deer processing.  Learn more at thecountrymart.net.


Looking for electronics and office supplies, here’s the place! Stacy, Michelle, Trisha, Ashley and Amanda invite you to visit the Shack in downtown Hondo. And when it comes to wireless communications, these girls are the experts. All KCWM remote broadcasts are carried over ATT wireless, by Cross Connections Radio Shack.  Learn more at radioshack.com or visit them on Facebook.



9 out of 10 Germania policy holders stay with Germania year after year. In Hondo, visit sevenoaksinsurance.net, or call Rhiannon Smith at Seven Oaks Insurance at 830-426-5711. In Castroville, call Marion Haby Insurance Agency at 210-695-5588. In Devine, visit darlenecraininsurance.com, or call Darlene Crain Insurance Agency at 830-665-3609. Germania, Insurance. The Insurance Texans trust.


100% family owned since 1971. Supplying our part of South Texas and the Hill Country with materials for new construction and remodeling. Their prices and products beat the so-called “big box” stores in San Antonio and Kerrville. Re-bar, framing, electrical, plumbing, insulation, tools, siding, and paint, and the list goes on. If you need building materials, Hevenor has what you need. On Highway 16 in Bandera. Call Hevenor Lumber at 830-796-3709.


On Highway 90 in Hondo, they can assist you with all your farming needs. With all types of T-L irrigation systems, tractor and automotive tires, a large inventory of tractor and implement repair parts, filters. and lubricants for equipment maintenance. Your local authorized Land Pride dealer reminds you that no landscaping task is too tough for Land Pride. See the complete line of Land Pride products at Hondo Ag, on Highway 90 in Hondo. Learn more at hondoag.com


If you do business in the Hondo area, the Hondo Area Chamber of Commerce is working for you. If you don’t live in the Hondo Area, the Chamber wants to hear from you. With detailed information about the wonderful way of life in this South Texas community. On the historic airbase in Hondo.  Learn more at hondochamber.com


Established in 1901, Hondo National Bank has provided financial services to generations of South Texans. Now continuing that great tradition with branches in Uvalde, Bandera, and Leakey, the Hondo National Bank strives to provide to its customers the best banking services available with a friendly, capable and enthusiastic staff of bankers. Nearby no-charge ATM locations.  Learn more at hondonationalbank.com


Available 365 days a year from 8 to 7 Monday through Friday and 10 to 6 on Saturday and Sunday.  From the smallest sniffle to major traumas, you’re in the hands of the most experienced doctors and staff.  There’s no appointment necessary, but by request, they’re expanding their services to include by-appointment family care.   X-ray equipment onsite for quality care when you need it.  Call 830-538-3550.  On Houston Street, just north of Highway 90 in Castroville.  Learn more at littlealsaceucc.com


Right in the heart of downtown Hondo, and ready to help you with all your embroidery, monogramming and screen printing projects.  Banners, signs, bling designs, totes, duffle bags, t-shirts, jackets, work uniforms, caps, and a lot more.  All monogrammed to your satisfaction.  And you can use Rose’s art work, or your own.  Call 830-426-5551.  Open Tuesday through Friday, and on Saturdays during the holidays.  Visit them on Facebook to learn more. 

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Serving 12,000 square miles of South Texas, covering 17 counties from San Antonio west and south to the border. Born out of the great need for electricity in South Texas, the Medina Electric Cooperative, Inc. is a not-for-profit electric cooperative corporation, that was organized in 1938 under the provisions of the United States Rural Electrification Act. Your Touchstone Energy Partner strives to exceed member expectations in everything they do.  Learn more at medinaec.org

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Regular cattle sale at 11:30 a.m. every Wednesday. Special cow sales throughout the year. The last Texas cow sale of the year, every year between Christmas and New Years Day. Market reports with owner Frank Helvey at 6:20 in the morning, and again on the midday report on KCWM every Wednesday and Thursday.  Learn more at pearsalllivestock.com

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Casual fine dining with daily lunch and dinner specials, domestic beers, and a first class wine list. Dine in, to-go, or catering for your event. Rocky’s Grill was named “Best of Devine” in the restaurant category by the U.S. Local Business Association. Get a great meal at Rocky’s and enjoy live music every weekend from South Texas’ best country singers. Open at 11 a.m. daily. Closed Mondays.  Learn more at rockysgrill.net


Owned and operated by South Texans with loans up to 10 million dollars. They work with you on agricultural, commercial, real estate, and personal projects. Large or small. Competitive rates and terms to fit your budget. Checking accounts, savings accounts, loans and mortgages, and time deposit rates. Security State Bank in Pearsall, Pleasanton, Devine and Natalia. Where they treat you with a personal touch.  Learn more at securitystbk.com.


The Uvalde Auction. One of the largest sheep and goat sales in the southwest every Tuesday at 12 noon, and the cattle sale at 12 noon on Thursday. Market reports with owner Joe Hargrove at 6:10 in the morning, and again on the midday report on KCWM every Wednesday and Friday.  Learn more at southwestlivestock.com

The Ranch Store

Across from the courthouse on Avenue M in downtown Hondo. In business for 60 years and still going strong. A full line of appliances, including delivery and service on the appliances they sell. Appliance parts in stock. Plus electrical supplies for large or small projects. And a wide selection of top quality furniture. Family owned and operated, call John or Bobby at 830-426-2132 for the Ranch Store.


Ernie Gill and Terry Reagan travel the rural roads of Texas, meeting producers who grow and sell nutritious foods.  TXFarm2Market provides a first-hand look at where fresh foods are harvested and marketed in Texas. Whether you’re a producer or a consumer, Texas Farm 2 Market has news you can use.  Learn more at txfarm2market.com


Owned by Rhett, Bill and Linda Butler. Open 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m on Saturday. They ship anything from overnight letters, to small gifts to household items destined for overseas. A large selection of UPS approved packaging material, or they can pack it for you. The UPS store is an approved U.S. Postal provider, with mail boxes for mail or parcels, and they also do custom printing with binding available. Fax service and office supplies too. Call 830-426-2924 for the UPS Store, next to Wal-Mart in Hondo.  Learn more at theupsstore.com

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The Hondo Auction. Cattle, sheep and goat sale at 11:00 a.m. every Monday. Market reports with owner Butter Crain at 6:20 in the morning, and again on the midday report on KCWM every Monday, Tuesday and Friday. Special stocker – feeder show and sale on the second Monday of even numbered months. Market reports on their website available for you to listen any time.  Learn more at hondolivestock.com