Tuesday, May 31, 2016
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

WCN Site Search


Preview the Paper Preview the Paper

Preview this week's Paper
A limited number of pages are displayed in this preview.
Preview this Week’s Issue ›
Subscribe Today ›

Lost & Found

lost dog in Eagle Creek. Name LUKA, although his tag says Amigo. He's a black Labrador retriever. Aprx 1 1/2yrs old. Missing since May 24th. Please call (210)389-9047.
Looking for lost dog in Eagle Creek. Name LUKA, although his tag says Amigo. He's a black Labrador retriever. Aprx 1 1/2yrs old. Missing since May 24th

VideoLost: German mix, male, tip of one ear missing, micro chipped, last seen with blue collar and blue bone tag with name and house number. Call if found, 830-779-2512.
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

RN/LVN/Charge nurse, full-time position at St. Francis Nursing Home in San Antonio, morning and night shifts. We offer medical, dental, vision, 403B, and paid vacation. Compensation based on experience. Call Greg, 210-736-3177.
Caregivers needed. Call 830-625-0444.
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos





Video Vault ›
Heritage ParkBudget BlindsPursch with auto package

Breaking News


Highway Patrol troopers arrest more than 1,100 for DWI




E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story
Texas Department of Public Safety
January 7, 2011, 10:33am
4,011 views | 1 comment

A special enforcement program targeting impaired drivers during the Christmas and New Year’s holidays was successful in removing more drunk drivers off Texas roadways.

Texas Highway Patrol troopers arrested 1,106 drivers across Texas for driving while intoxicated during the holiday period from Dec. 21 to Jan. 1. Of those arrests, 442 were made by troopers whose patrols were funded through a Texas Department of Transportation grant targeting impaired driving in high-risk locations during the times when alcohol-related crashes occur most frequently.

“The special grant allowed us to stay out on the road longer, and arrest more drunk drivers,” said David Baker, Assistant Director for the Texas Highway Patrol. “We were able to arrest 288 more people in 2010 than in 2009. As always, the Highway Patrol urges you to designate a sober driver if you are going to drink alcohol.”

The $2 million special mobilization grant will run throughout 2011, allowing DPS to have additional targeted DWI patrols during Spring Break, Independence Day and Labor Day.
 

Your Opinions and Comments

 
Rock'n chair Rambler  
Over Taxed, TX  
January 12, 2011 10:10am
 
I wonder how many of those heinous seat belt violators were caught?

Share your comment or opinion on this story!


You must be logged in to post a comment.




Not a subscriber?
Subscriber, but no password?
Forgot password?

Breaking News Archives


Flash flood watch continues (May 31, 2016)
Floresville police seek suspect for gas theft (May 31, 2016)
Leftover brush from storm? Call the city (May 31, 2016)
DPS Urges Safe Driving During Memorial Day Weekend (May 27, 2016)
Governor/Crime Stoppers Offer Reward In I-35 Rock Throwing Case (May 27, 2016)
‘Basics for the Best’ honors veterans May 28 in Floresville (May 27, 2016)
Flash flood watch (May 26, 2016)
Law officials seek info in connection with shooting (May 26, 2016)
Precinct 3 primary runoff is today (May 24, 2016)
Update on missing Floresville High School teens (May 24, 2016)
Attend Eagle Creek emergency services town hall meetings (May 20, 2016)
Boil water notice canceled for Cimarron residents (May 20, 2016)
FELPS continues power repairs in wake of Wilson County storms (May 20, 2016)
Updated rainfall for the week (May 20, 2016)
Rain closes schools in Nixon, roads in Wilson County (May 19, 2016)
Weather alert (May 19, 2016)
Storms cut swath of damage across South Texas (May 18, 2016)
Local rain reports (May 16, 2016)
Passersby find burning body (May 12, 2016)
Watch for two trucks reported stolen from Floresville High School (May 12, 2016)
Pilgrim’s Pride recall chicken products (May 10, 2016)
Police: La Vernia High School students are safe; no incident, despite rumors (May 9, 2016)
May 7 election night coverage (May 7, 2016)
Blue Bell recalls Rocky Road ice cream (May 6, 2016)
Firefighters battle grass blaze near Floresville (May 5, 2016)
Early voting closes in May 7 elections (May 4, 2016)
Early voting numbers (May 3, 2016)
Floresville ISD hires Rohrs as athletic director (May 3, 2016)
Floresville police seek information about Walmart theft (May 3, 2016)
Local rain reports (May 2, 2016)
WCN Citizens Forum 5/28/15
Southern Electric
Malcolm's Custom Welding
Heavenly Touch homeAllstate & McBride RealtyVoncille Bielefeld homeTriple R DC Experts

  Copyright © 2007-2016 Wilson County News. All rights reserved. Web development by Drewa Designs.